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It's going to take me a long, long time. After 10 months I just hit 4700 miles.
 

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Just wondering how many miles do you drive a day? :lol: Do you keep a list of what you've replaced so far? Could be helpful for us.
I used to drive 56 to 100 miles a day, but not anymore. I'm so happy a full tank of gas could last a week or more.
 

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52k km's in 15 months.
 

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rav4ian said:
Do you keep a list of what you've replaced so far? Could be helpful for us.
I don't keep a list but I can list the items that I can remember for right now...

1) ecu for power steering failure (covered under warranty)
2) rear wiper motor (covered under extended warranty)
3) radio twice (covered under warranty)
4) wiper blades
5) oil/filters every 5k miles
6) tires
7) air filters

to do next couple months ...

1) brake pads
2) brake rotors (not sure if this is necessary yet, but figure I might as well with the new pads)
3) shock/struts (not sure if needed yet, but I'd guess so by now)

for the fun of it I replaced ...

1) muffler and tailpipe tip (Borla)
2) stock air box (with K&N Typhoon)
3) wheels for summer (Enkei)
4) floormats (WeatherTech floorliners)
 

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SeriousBlack said:
rav4ian said:
Do you keep a list of what you've replaced so far? Could be helpful for us.
I don't keep a list but I can list the items that I can remember for right now...

1) ecu for power steering failure (covered under warranty)
2) rear wiper motor (covered under extended warranty)
3) radio twice (covered under warranty)
4) wiper blades
5) oil/filters every 5k miles
6) tires
7) air filters

to do next couple months ...

1) brake pads
2) brake rotors (not sure if this is necessary yet, but figure I might as well with the new pads)
3) shock/struts (not sure if needed yet, but I'd guess so by now)

for the fun of it I replaced ...

1) muffler and tailpipe tip (Borla)
2) stock air box (with K&N Typhoon)
3) wheels for summer (Enkei)
4) floormats (WeatherTech floorliners)
Is this the first time you've replaced brake pads? I'm at 56K with the original brakes.

Maybe it's the fact that the brakes are wearing better since I do 80% (give or take) highway driving. By comparison, the wife needed rotors on her 2004 Chevy Impala after about 25k.
 

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I bought my RAV4 in August 2006, and rolled out of the dealership with only 2 miles on the odometer. From then until now, I have done the following services:

1. Tires - on my third set - Bridgestone Dueler Alenzas
2. Brakes - I've replaced the pads on all corners twice. I haven't had to replace the rotors yet. I drive in lots of stop and go traffic.
3. Oil - every 5000 miles
4. Air filter/cabin filter periodically
5. 60K - replaced all fluids, plugs
5. Right front wheel bearing at 75K (I haven't heard anyone having issues with this)

Fun stuff added to mine:

1. Whelen strobe lights in four corners (I'm a volunteer firefighter)
2. Whelen LED dash light
3. Clarion radio deck
4. JL speakers
5. Alpine amp and sub
6. Class 3 hitch
 

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SeriousBlack said:
CleveRavFan said:
Is this the first time you've replaced brake pads? I'm at 56K with the original brakes.
It will be the first time for the pads. At over 88K now, I'm buying rotors at the same time.
thats the best way to retain proper performance, after 88k miles i'm sure those rotors are fairly close to the minimum tolerance anyways.

we've only had to do the following since May 2008

-Tires, upgraded to 245/65R17's(factory set lasted 22k km's)
-Filters (air and Cabin)
-Rear Diff coupling (replaced under warranty 42k km's)
-VVTI Oil line - replace with metal unit as a precaution

Upgrades
-HID headlamps
-Firestone air bags (best Mod ever for towing!)
-Home made carbon canister skid plate
-Sirius Radio properly integrated, not a single wire showing :wink:
-Tekonsha P3 brake controler
-Drawtite Hitch

honestly, i've got no complaints about this vehicle, very reliable, still feels new. :)
 

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Forgot to post when I reached 100K a little while back. Getting ready to cross 103K. Dealer tried to tell me that water pump may need to be replaced soon. Any one have problems with theirs?
 
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