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Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   Yesterday, 11:24 AM
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As you can see, I removed the custom trans-axle...

As you can see, I removed the custom trans-axle cooler and the A/C condenser there is no leak. If its leaking, it must be the radiator.
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Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   Yesterday, 08:57 AM
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Views: 106
Posted By mensajero
I'm going to have to remove the transcooler to...

I'm going to have to remove the transcooler to see what is going on. The thing is that it doesn't leave a puddle of oil, not even drops of oil. I even place foams under the car to see if any drops...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   Yesterday, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 106
Posted By mensajero
here is where the problem is. As you can see,...

here is where the problem is. As you can see, THAT HAS to be coolant. Since the condenser of the A/C is in front. Some where there is a leak. That smaller cooler is for the trans axle and the...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-24-2016, 10:39 PM
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Posted By mensajero
It had like a dark area in front of the A/C...

It had like a dark area in front of the A/C condenser. It has had it for a long time. I'll check it out tomorrow. Then I saw this clip on You Tube.

'97 RAV4 mods... - YouTube

As you can...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-24-2016, 07:57 PM
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Posted By mensajero
I NEED A NEW RADIATOR, PERIOD

Is the RAV4.1 1997 5 speed radiator, the same for all models. Stick and auto? I'm asking because I found this web site that sell Aluminum Radiators. It's called Absolute Radiators....
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-24-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
Thanks Roundabout...

Thanks Roundabout (http://www.rav4world.com/forums/members/54652-roundabout.html), it was just what I was looking for.:thumbs_up:
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-21-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
I just want to see where I'm at with this engine...

I just want to see where I'm at with this engine (is it good, or is it worth changing etc). Even though I've hammered it, maintenance was excellent thru out the years. I'll how good tomorrow. I have...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-21-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
Following up, my neighbor just lend me a...

Following up, my neighbor just lend me a Compression Test kit. Will do it tomorrow and see what the engine says. Following this procedure. BTW, do I have to disconnect the fuel pump? Is their a way...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-21-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
I already have a new water pump ready to go. It's...

I already have a new water pump ready to go. It's quite simple to install. I think I can do it myself. Let me cross my fingers just in case. :wink
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-21-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
Today I gave it a run around town. It's fine, but...

Today I gave it a run around town. It's fine, but I want to give it some more time and occasionally check, make that "check more often" the cooling system, oil and what not. The oil seems fine,...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-20-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
I think I found the culprit. I was thinking of...

I think I found the culprit. I was thinking of that. The first time I flushed it, (about a month ago) I did find some mud inside the radiator. I flushed it out with Preston Clean Flush. But looks...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-20-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
If I'm not mistaken, our RAV4.1 radiator capacity...

If I'm not mistaken, our RAV4.1 radiator capacity is 8.5 quarts (2.125 gallons). This morning I've already bought the coolant and the radiator flush. Give me a couple of hours to do the flush and see...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-19-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
OK, I've already open the hood so tomorrow will...

OK, I've already open the hood so tomorrow will be a quick lift on the jack and drain some oil on a transparent container. If it's cool, (after taking a photo of it) I'll just pour it back into the...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-19-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
I was also thinking of that. I changed the oil...

I was also thinking of that. I changed the oil last week. I ran it hard yesterday, but the oil seems fine. I've changes the oil religiously for years. When the changed the clutch in September, and...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-19-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
Valid point, but I used Preston 50/50...

Valid point, but I used Preston 50/50 (http://prestone.com/enmx/node/410). Unless you know of a better one, please by all means, enlighten us with your knowledge.
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-19-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
I'm going to make a compression check to my...

I'm going to make a compression check to my engine. How much would a good engine read per cylinder?:confused:
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-19-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
BTW, I think the part # is 11115-74110 for the...

BTW, I think the part # is 11115-74110 for the 3SFE 1997 engine. (SXA16L-AWMGKA)
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-19-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
In other words, a new head gasket is a must. Or ...

In other words, a new head gasket is a must. Or new engine, correct. :wink
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-19-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
I placed the photos in this same forum. Regarding...

I placed the photos in this same forum. Regarding the oil cooler situation. I was a performance oil pump that resulted in a piece of Sht.
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Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-19-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
Here is a picture of the radiator and also as you...

Here is a picture of the radiator and also as you can see , the oil was changed last week. Yesterday I hammered it AAggaain, but it worked well.
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Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-19-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 604
Posted By mensajero
Mud like substance in my Radiator?

I've been checking and have already flushed my radiator and I'm finding a mud substance inside it. :confused: I've read on the net that it could be the engine is too cold, a head gasket failure and...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-18-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By mensajero
Ok you can use two types. A hand held scanner...

Ok you can use two types. A hand held scanner from Auto Zone or Pep Boys It goes by the name Actron Auto Scanner (http://laurenfix.com/article/actron-auto-scanner-trilingual-obd-ii-can-scan-tool/)....
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-18-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By mensajero
How it is stopping? If it sounds like metal...

How it is stopping? If it sounds like metal rubbing, take it to a mechanic and check the brake system. Also, check the brake fluid.
Forum: 4.1 General   07-17-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By mensajero
RAV4 Racing Russian style, on the street, literally

I saw this and I was a little surprised to see them running on a public road, in the day time. And if my memory is correct, the dude in the Blue RAV4 was once on this forum. I think I have some...
Forum: Private Party Classifieds   07-16-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By mensajero
Price and location AND if they can be used with...

Price and location AND if they can be used with flares.
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