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Forum: Off Topic   Yesterday, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Blogson
Great shots! Are you launching photography as a...

Great shots! Are you launching photography as a second career? Probably lots safer than teaching . . .:wink
Forum: 4.3 Interior   04-23-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Blogson
Yeah, with headrests coming only up to the back...

Yeah, with headrests coming only up to the back of one's neck that is a recipe for broken necks in the event of being rear-ended. The RAV4 headrests are height-adjustable and should be so that the...
Forum: 4.4 General   04-23-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By Blogson
Realising that this is a 4.4 thread my major...

Realising that this is a 4.4 thread my major annoyance for my '11 V6 is the mandatory automatic gearbox - no manual one available. Also in general in this price range there is the inability to buy a...
Forum: AutoGuide Forum Support / Help (RAV4World)   04-22-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By Blogson
Thanks, Jeff. It's still the same size -...

Thanks, Jeff. It's still the same size - minuscule, but at least it's legible, and it was legible previously as well.. While I'm typing in this box the quote also is the same size typeface. It's...
Forum: 4.3 General   04-22-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Blogson
Yeah, I couldn't find anything in the owner's...

Yeah, I couldn't find anything in the owner's manual about the cold engine rev limiter - it may be buried there somewhere . . . I only learned about it from this forum. But on balance, I'd rather...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   04-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Blogson
As ravenuer says, brake systems aren't as ...

As ravenuer says, brake systems aren't as perfectly enclosed as one might believe. For example, the brake caliper cylinders have pistons which move, and even though there are seals those components...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   04-21-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Blogson
Did the tech who changed the pads and rotors also...

Did the tech who changed the pads and rotors also bleed the brake system? - they should have, and if so that could also account for the pedal now being where it should be, especially if there was air...
Forum: Off Topic   04-20-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By Blogson
Those pics make my mouth water and my wallet...

Those pics make my mouth water and my wallet potentially bleed . . .:laugh
Forum: 4.3 Interior   04-20-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By Blogson
I have the Weathertech floor liners in tan since...

I have the Weathertech floor liners in tan since my 4.3 interior color is tan, and they match the interior color well enough so that even my color-critical wife says that the match is very good.
Forum: 4.3 General   04-20-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,638
Posted By Blogson
+1, for me in the U.S. as well, and as posted...

+1, for me in the U.S. as well, and as posted elsewhere I've been using mostly discount gas for 50+ years. with zero problems. There are U.S. gasoline standards regulations which gasoline sold in...
Forum: 4.4 General   04-19-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By Blogson
+1. I chose Toyota because of reliability...

+1.


I chose Toyota because of reliability reports and because Toyota was the only maker who had the exact combination of engine, drivetrain, exterior and interior colors, and options I wanted...
Forum: 4.3 General   04-19-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,638
Posted By Blogson
Yeah, it is the same in San Diego. Gasoline...

Yeah, it is the same in San Diego. Gasoline arrives at one terminal via pipeline, tankers which deliver to various brands' stations load up as they arrive empty. And in the Northwest most of the...
Forum: 4.3 General   04-18-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,638
Posted By Blogson
Having read Motor Trend on and off for decades I...

Having read Motor Trend on and off for decades I would think at least more than once about trusting 100% it or any publication which at times appears to be rather strongly driven by its advertisers'...
Forum: AutoGuide Forum Support / Help (RAV4World)   04-16-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By Blogson
I'm using the ToyotaRAV4 Forum skin and with that...

I'm using the ToyotaRAV4 Forum skin and with that on the right hand side of the forum display page there is a box marked "Search." Entering a word or a phrase results in it functioning just as did...
Forum: AutoGuide Forum Support / Help (RAV4World)   04-15-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By Blogson
Thanks, Jeff! I've tried a few sample searches...

Thanks, Jeff! I've tried a few sample searches and the search function now appears to be working! :smile
Forum: 4.2 General   04-15-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Blogson
If a power steering flush is required it should...

If a power steering flush is required it should be shown in the maintenance section of your owner's manual. When my wife and had CR-Vs the Honda servicing dealer tried to pressure us to have work...
Forum: 4.3 General   04-15-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,943
Posted By Blogson
It automakers continue to remove buyers' ability...

It automakers continue to remove buyers' ability to buy exactly what they want. Toyota's dropping the V6 and a number of other elements in the 4.4 RAV is an example. Times have changed to the auto...
Forum: AutoGuide Forum Support / Help (RAV4World)   04-13-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By Blogson
I'm using the ToyotaRAV4Forum skin and the...

I'm using the ToyotaRAV4Forum skin and the available Search function which I can find, under the Garage pull down menu ("Advanced Search") is virtually useless, especially compared with the Search...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   04-12-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Blogson
Could be that dealers in your area operate with a...

Could be that dealers in your area operate with a different ethos than those here. The Toyota dealer multipoint inspection here is used to deal with vehicle components which most owners most likely...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   04-11-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Blogson
The master cylinder is under the plastic brake...

The master cylinder is under the plastic brake fluid reservoir - it's the almost cylindrical metal piece attached to the firewall which has four metal brake lines on the left side as one looks...
Forum: Member Introductions   04-11-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Blogson
If my arithmetic is correct the cost for gasoline...

If my arithmetic is correct the cost for gasoline would be about $4.32 per U.S. gallon, and where I am gasoline now is about $3.52 per U.S. gallon. When I lived in Europe the cost was much higher...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   04-11-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Blogson
What year is your RAV (couldn't find that info in...

What year is your RAV (couldn't find that info in your user profile)? Pedal shouldn't go to the floor - mine doesn't even after my RAV has sat unused for a few days. Has the situation gotten worse,...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   04-11-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,178
Posted By Blogson
Hopefully there wasn't so much additional oil...

Hopefully there wasn't so much additional oil that the engine was damaged by having already apparently driven at least 56 miles with the crankcase overfilled. I once took my then-Hyundai Elantra to...
Forum: Member Introductions   04-11-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! RAVs are quite expensive in Lebanon! ...

Welcome! RAVs are quite expensive in Lebanon! If mine in the U.S. had cost that much I would have bought something else. How much does gasoline (petrol) cost in Lebanon?


It will be good to...
Forum: Site News & Feedback   04-10-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,913
Posted By Blogson
I share at least some of RTexasF's...

I share at least some of RTexasF's frustration.What takes place when using this new "look" varies from one log in to the next, so the site appears to be unstable. There now is no way of customizing...
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