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Forum: Off Topic   03-04-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By Blogson
All of that PR landscape looks just fine . ....

All of that PR landscape looks just fine . . .:wink
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   03-04-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Blogson
Another example of snake oil targeting the...

Another example of snake oil targeting the gullible . . . .
Forum: Off Topic   03-02-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By Blogson
After gas prices being in the $2.00/gallon area...

After gas prices being in the $2.00/gallon area for about a week they now have risen here to $2.84 as of today (2nd March '15). Price rise is attributed here to a refinery explosion in SoCal and...
Forum: 4.3 General   03-01-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By Blogson
Reading the info about Signet especially as...

Reading the info about Signet especially as reported in The Oregonian newspaper it would appear that Signet may have been some sort of pyramid scheme which worked with some degree of success for...
Forum: Member Introductions   02-28-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, and hope that your son enjoys his RAV!

Welcome, and hope that your son enjoys his RAV!
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   02-22-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Blogson
You deserve to receive the gold medal for...

You deserve to receive the gold medal for persistence! It's good that they're offering to send you a replacement, but if you go that route it would be good to keep the one you had to rework before...
Forum: 4.3 General   02-19-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Blogson
And one can only imagine the sort of work which...

And one can only imagine the sort of work which would be turned out by a shop which wasn't "very reputable.":surprise
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   02-19-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! You did not indicate where you are...

Welcome! You did not indicate where you are located. Most of the members here are North America - based and diesel RAVs are not sold in this region, but some members are U.K. Europe, and other...
Forum: Member Introductions   02-18-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, and enjoy your RAV!

Welcome, and enjoy your RAV!
Forum: Member Introductions   02-16-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, Rob. Seems that you have found a gem of...

Welcome, Rob. Seems that you have found a gem of a RAV - 197 with only 110K miles, and with manual gearbox as well!
Forum: 4.2 General   02-15-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By Blogson
I agree with FixIt that this repair should be...

I agree with FixIt that this repair should be done by a professional with the proper equipment. Also, from the pics it appears that the damage is to the front of the vehicle - if you rear-ended the...
Forum: 4.4 General   02-15-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By Blogson
Also the problem might be cured by using seat...

Also the problem might be cured by using seat covers. Occasionally I used to get mild shocks from my Base RAV's upgraded fabric seats, but after I installed some inexpensive but matching seat covers...
Forum: 4.4 Mechanical   02-15-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,113
Posted By Blogson
The RAV's parking brake generally is quite weak...

The RAV's parking brake generally is quite weak when parking on hills, unless one has Hurculanean strength in their parking brake lever arm! That brake consists of relatively thin brake shoes, when...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   02-15-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By Blogson
By "full size" spare, does that mean one which is...

By "full size" spare, does that mean one which is the same size as a normal road wheel? One could find out roughly by measuring a road wheel and then the space in the well, or by removing a road...
Forum: 4.3 General   02-14-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! You will enjoy having the V6!

Welcome! You will enjoy having the V6!
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   02-14-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Blogson
From your description it appears that the problem...

From your description it appears that the problem is fuel-related. Suggest that you do as JuneBug advises. I have the same query as he does about the amount of petrol which you said that it has but...
Forum: 4.3 General   02-13-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By Blogson
Or, Australian courts and./or juries are more...

Or, Australian courts and./or juries are more forgiving regarding lawsuits involving vehicles which tow higher weights and experience crashes than are, for example, U.S. courts . . ..:wink
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   02-13-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By Blogson
If all that I need is an oil and filter change,...

If all that I need is an oil and filter change, my dealer has a quick lube queue and depending upon how many vehicles are in it, that service normally is done within 30-45 minutes after I arrive-...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   02-12-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Blogson
Did the dealer check to make certain that the...

Did the dealer check to make certain that the heater core and plumbing are not air locked? Ordinarily that problem should not occur unless the coolant has been changed or the coolant level is too...
Forum: Member Introductions   02-12-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Blogson
It would be worthwhile to check the Kelly Blue...

It would be worthwhile to check the Kelly Blue Book (or any Canadian equivalent) for years, vehicle condition, and prices in order to determine whether the Quebec vehicle is a good buy. Also if you...
Forum: 4.4 General   02-12-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,553
Posted By Blogson
Strangely, the best trade in deal I got was...

Strangely, the best trade in deal I got was trading in a Hyundai Elantra for a Honda CR-V. Honda dealer gave me highest book value for the Elantra and also discounted the CR-V by quite a lot.
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   02-12-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Blogson
My RAV has these as well. Maybe using a heat gun...

My RAV has these as well. Maybe using a heat gun would help to loosen the adhesive, being careful not to damage the paint.
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   02-12-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Blogson
Good to hear that the problem has been taken care...

Good to hear that the problem has been taken care of. Suspension was the fairly obvious first candidate cause of the noise. Enjoy your now-quieter RAV!
Forum: 4.3 General   02-10-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,396
Posted By Blogson
Yes, as posts have shown an air lock in the...

Yes, as posts have shown an air lock in the cooling system can happen even with the owner having the best of intentions as when refilling the system after a coolant change, while not enough coolant...
Forum: 4.3 General   02-10-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Blogson
Congrats on your 2012 RAV V6, and with low miles...

Congrats on your 2012 RAV V6, and with low miles as well! The V6 was the major selling point for me when I bought my '11 RAV, and I hope that you enjoy yours as much as I enjoy mine.
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