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General Information

Name
Ravasaurus Rex
Year
1997
Make
Toyota
Model
Rav4
Color
Alpine Silver Metallic Paint + Shadow Grey Interior
Packages
AWD - "Limited" Trim Package
History
Purchased 10/2020 for $2k
150,000 miles
CA Driven
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Link to my DIY/Mod thread on this beast - Ravasaurus Rex

NGK Spark Plugs and NGK Cables
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Duplicate Ignition Key & OEM Toyota Roof Bar Keys
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1/16/21 - Picked from Pick-A-Part
2nd Hand Armrest/Center Console
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InstallTBD
Cost about $20


1/18/21
Tri Color Grille Badge
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$18.99 - Amazon

TRD Gas Cap Garnish
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$23.00 - Amazon


TRD Resevoir Tank Cover/Sock
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$10.19 - Amazon


Docooler Car Remote Locking System/Keyless Entry
$29.99 - Amazon
Install TBD



1/19/21
CREE LED Headlight Bulbs + Window Visors installed
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Bulbs - eBay - $24.99
Visors - Amazon - $24.99 (Tuning Pros)

1/24/21
Installed an exhaust tip with a 2 inch diameter on the Rav4.1 pipe which is 1.875 inches so the screws are tight but still are ugly and protruding out of the tip.


1/25/21
New Front Brakes and Rotors
Duralast Rotors
Duralast Brake Pads
$110 - AutoZone

Billet Aluminum TRD Oil Cap
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$12.00 - Amazon


2/04/21
The Tires - Falken Wildpeak A/T Trail
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(215/70r16)
$370
Purchased from Tires Warehouse

Stock Wheels Sprayed Flat Black


2/__/21
LED Tail Light Bulbs - www.superbrightleds.com
(Pic)
1156/1157


Install TBD
Rear Door Ladder from Land Rover Discovery Mk1/Mk2
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Purchase TBD
$110-$115 Amazon/RoverParts/AtlanticBritish


Strut Tower Brace?
Cusco - $150
Fits 3S-GE Rav4.1 from UK/Japan not sure if it fits the 3S-FE engine used in US Rav4.1




Install TBD
Roof Basket - www.discountramps.com (Apex Steel Roof Cargo Basket + Wind Faring)
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Purchase TBD ($109.99)




Install TBD
My intention is to spray the plastics with Raptor Liner to give it a more off road look while also adding an additional layer of protection to the vehicle
Purchase TBD - ($150?)



Pacer Wheels
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41 mm offset - Pacer Wheels
Cost should be about $400 for the set of 5
OEM 5 Spoke have 45 mm Offset for reference

Wheel Spacers?

Modifications

Drivetrain
3S-FE Auto
Interior
Wide Mirror
LED Dome Light
LED Map Light
2nd hand Center Console/Armrest**
4 Cloth Headrests ('98-'00)
Exterior
Oem Fender Flares
Oem Toyota Roof Bars
Tow Bar
Audio
OEM Kenwood Head Unit
Lighting
CREE LED Headlight Bulbs
LED Tail Light Bulbs
Exhaust
Stock
Wheel and Tire
Falken Wildpeak A/T Trail (215/70r16)
Oem Toyota 5 Spoke - Sprayed Flat Black

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