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Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   04-29-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By ravdad1
Thank you for sharing your experience and...

Thank you for sharing your experience and providing a solution with follow up. When I was looking for a 'new' car, I strongly considered a 2005 4.2 Rav4, my reasoning was it was the end of a model...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   04-28-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By ravdad1
My Diono car seat came with tie downs like the...

My Diono car seat came with tie downs like the one pico first linked.
Forum: 4.3 Interior   04-28-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By ravdad1
Pop off the plastic piece on the floor in the 2nd...

Pop off the plastic piece on the floor in the 2nd row that covers where the front seats are bolted to the floor, both the left and right covers pop off. Tether there.
Forum: 4.4 General   04-07-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,725
Posted By ravdad1
Listen, the OP posted several features added in...

Listen, the OP posted several features added in the 4.4 refresh that were in the 4.3. Why is it now that these features are being added? I'm sure he is not the only 4.4 owner to feel this way...
Forum: 4.4 General   04-07-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,725
Posted By ravdad1
I can post anywhere I please, tis a free country....

I can post anywhere I please, tis a free country. And no I'm not sour, I am being critical of Toyota's cost cutting tactics, there's a difference.
Forum: 4.4 General   04-07-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,725
Posted By ravdad1
Taken from the features added/dropped thread,...

Taken from the features added/dropped thread, many of these features are far from "quaint" and take away from the accessibility/usability of the rav4. I've starred the features that I use regularly...
Forum: 4.4 General   04-07-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,725
Posted By ravdad1
Aside from the 6spd auto transmission the 4.4 has...

Aside from the 6spd auto transmission the 4.4 has over the 4.3, there are tons of shortcomings. Honestly, I may even prefer my ancient 4spd that I can service myself unlike the 4.4 which needs...
Forum: Private Party Classifieds   04-02-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By ravdad1
FS: 2" Bullbar and Hella 500FF foglights

I'm going in a different direction with the rav4 so the bullbar and the fog lights are up for sale.


Item description:
1) 2" Bullbar with mounting brackets-purchased from truckchamps ($170)
2)...
Forum: RAV Lounge   03-31-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By ravdad1
I've taken several naps in the back of my 2010...

I've taken several naps in the back of my 2010 rav4 quite comfortably. I store a plush sleeping bag under the trunk board and a pillow. The seats fold flat and can have two adults (<6ft) laying...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   03-29-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By ravdad1
speaking of these dash switches...does anybody...

speaking of these dash switches...does anybody know where I will be able to find the blank covers or provide a part number (4.3)
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   03-27-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By ravdad1
I want a set of those sport wheels so bad, they...

I want a set of those sport wheels so bad, they look great. I will be looking for a set or rfp1 for the rav in the future.
Forum: 4.3 General   03-26-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,082
Posted By ravdad1
Well the rav4 will eventually be given to my wife...

Well the rav4 will eventually be given to my wife so it will be in the family as long as it can run. That means I'll be in the market for something myself; my only mandatory criteria is must be...
Forum: Recall   03-25-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 43,358
Posted By ravdad1
I've had my recall done for over a year now and...

I've had my recall done for over a year now and so far so good. Vanib, thanks for posting that pdf, you are correct the rears cannot be realigned after being epoxied. My question is that during the...
Forum: 4.3 General   02-15-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,815
Posted By ravdad1
Us people from the DMV just experienced our first...

Us people from the DMV just experienced our first blizzard like conditions of the winter season yesterday. Icy, sleety roads that stranded tons of cars and I'd say 80% or more wheels spinning. At...
Forum: Site News & Feedback   11-21-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,749
Posted By ravdad1
I've have had nothing but good experiences here...

I've have had nothing but good experiences here and the members are very helpful to new members. The only thing sometimes pictures are not uploaded in threads, not sure whats the issue with that. ...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   11-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By ravdad1
I'll eventually get around to upgrading the...

I'll eventually get around to upgrading the headunit, this is just a temporary solution. I really like the google maps on my iphone and use it quite frequently, any headunit gurus know of one one...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   11-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By ravdad1
phone mount solution

Hey guys, I wanted to find a way to have a phone mount that is able to charge my phone, play music and not have alot of wire clutter! So I did a little researching and found this solution:

phone...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   11-17-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By ravdad1
the new oil filter should come with a plastic...

the new oil filter should come with a plastic piece you put in the oil filter housing to drain the oil filter. you can then remove the housing with the tool vanib described and won't lose any oil! ...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   11-12-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By ravdad1
Criss-cross pattern like putting back on wheels...

Criss-cross pattern like putting back on wheels or engine head bolts, torque lightly make several passes to distribute the pressure evenly. I normally would hand tighten once the bolts are settled...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   11-12-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By ravdad1
From my experience, usually when something like...

From my experience, usually when something like this happens on the transmission pan, the sequence to bolt the pan back on is incorrect or over/under-torqued. If it's still dripping, it could be the...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   11-11-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 52,617
Posted By ravdad1
this is such an awesome mod, a must have for usdm...

this is such an awesome mod, a must have for usdm rav4s
Forum: RAV Lounge   11-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 137,249
Posted By ravdad1
i switched it up from gunmetal wheels to chrome...

i switched it up from gunmetal wheels to chrome lol its quite gaudy i must say but i like it.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3948/15138822463_1468d54f86_c.jpg
Forum: 4.3 Interior   11-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,965
Posted By ravdad1
looks good, ive seen ppl doing this type of mod...

looks good, ive seen ppl doing this type of mod before on different cars. i was wondering what factors made you install that OS as opposed to the other ones available.
Forum: Shopping and Test Drives   11-01-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,439
Posted By ravdad1
just proves that tires can make all the...

just proves that tires can make all the difference in snow. FWD cars like a civic with dedicated snow tires can outperform the rav4 awd on A/S depending on how high the snow is. i live in MD, the...
Forum: RAV Lounge   10-31-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By ravdad1
sami does this involve liberal amounts of 3m...

sami does this involve liberal amounts of 3m spray ;)
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