Kos_ta

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  1. My 62 reg mk3 RAV4 with 1st gen Touch & Go also didn't have sat nav installed when I looked at it. It was sold by main dealer so I enquired about the cost of installation and was initially quoted £720 for the installation of the unit. After about half an hour of haggling I managed to get the price down significantly though 😜 Using it all the time and quite happy with it pretty much on par with TomTom and Google maps.
  2. Need to add that I powered the unit from additional cigar lighter which I placed under a little cover just on the bottom right from the heater (left side of the driver's footwell). Moved AUX socket from the armrest to the same location and connected the receiver to the 3.5 mm socket. In order to keep USB option I have bought dual USB socket for Toyota on Aliexpress, one USB socket connected to the factory USB (as extension), the other is just 12v power supply.
  3. I added DAB radio to my Rav few month back. Bought this receiver: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B077ZYXVWW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 which came with windscreen aerial which I fitted initially. The job itself is really easy, everything just plug and play. Reception with internal aerial was OK but not ideal (noticeable difference compare to work Corsa with factory fitted DAB). Decided to upgrade aerial to an external one and bought this: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07JNMKHP5/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 It is all in one aerial with DAB, GPS and FM in one unit. Took about an hour to fit, didn't bother about connecting GPS (I have GPS aerial under the dash fitted by the dealer whenI bought the car) and had to replace FM connector. Reception is a lot better (almost as on aformentioned Corsa). Would certainly recommend going for external aerial for better reception. Quote
  4. Someone was selling a full kit for mk4 few month back. worth checking if it's sold
  5. https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07JNMKHP5/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 For this one I only needed to drill extra small hole because the aerial has a little tooth on its bottom, guess to keep it in place.
  6. I added DAB radio to my Rav few month back. Bought this receiver: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B077ZYXVWW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 which came with windscreen aerial which I fitted initially. The job itself is really easy, everything just plug and play. Reception with internal aerial was OK but not ideal (noticeable difference compare to work Corsa with factory fitted DAB). Decided to upgrade aerial to an external one and bought this: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07JNMKHP5/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 It is all in one aerial with DAB, GPS and FM in one unit. Took about an hour to fit, didn't bother about connecting GPS (I have GPS aerial under the dash fitted by the dealer whenI bought the car) and had to replace FM connector. Reception is a lot better (almost as on aformentioned Corsa). Would certainly recommend going for external aerial for better reception.
  7. I suppose if you ask the seller they should be able to answer for sure since it's official Toyota store.
  8. Kos_ta

    Roof Rails

    Hi. You can get either OEM (quite expensive) or aftermarket (a lot cheaper) ones, plenty of both on eBay. Really easy to fit as well. I would suggest when fitting put some sealant on the bolts as they are prone to leaking.
  9. I've heard that Mazda CX-5 space saver fits RAV4.
  10. It's definitely not factory fitted switch, I'm afraid only previous owner would know what it was for.
  11. If you mirrors can be folded by pressing the button, you can install auto fold module, it doesn't matter if your mirrors have built-in indictators or not. And if you want to retrofit mirrors with indicators you would need to modify wiring, which is a bit of a hassle tbh.
  12. Does your steering wheel have "DISP" button? Information displayed on a little display below speedo can be changed by pressing this button. It has 4 screens: settings/fuel consumption/range/average speed.
  13. With the factory relay on mk3 the feature just isn't there, so Techstream wouldn't help😢. What I meant by "default settings" that the relay you buy from the guy has some default settings you can change if you wish.
  14. s it these ones you need by any chance? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/191788174496 They can indeed be replaced.
  15. Some Russian guy makes them (among other stuff), pity he's not willing to do international postage. I bought indicators relay from him which would allow you to indicate multiple times (three by default) when you slightly press the stalk and I found it very useful 😊.
  16. Hi Przemek. I have installed similar (if not the same device on my RAV4 (mkIII) 2012. Had no problem with installation and it works for over 3 years now. Have a look at this thread: Pm me if you have any questions, I can give you my number as well.
  17. I'm glad I could be of some help. Enjoy 😊
  18. Hi Ant, I've put the antenna at the front windscreen, top passenger corner, routed the cable along passenger side A-pillar and then inside the dashboard (along the steel bar inside the dashboard, would help if you take the glove box out, 5 seconds job). That what my installation looks like. I've also hid the aux socket under the central console and instead of it put dual USB socket (one is just power supply, another is connected to stock USB socket, so you can still use memory sticks).
  19. I bought Pure 200 and connected it via AUX. At the moment I'm using Internal DAB aerial which came with the receiver, but signal drops occasionally (not often though). I alco bought external shark fin aerial with built-in DAB aerial which I plan to install when it gets warmer. All this was less than £100.
  20. As said RAV isn't a quietest car to start with, when I bought mine I was quite surprised with the road noise level during the test driving compare to KIA Sportage I tested at the same time... Still bought RAV though LOL... I cured the noise problem on mine by doing a few things: 1. Soundproofing the whole car, took me 3 days, 4mm vibro damp + 5mm closed cell soundproof on the floor/boot/rear wheelarches + 10mm foam on plastic wheelarches interior covers, 2mm vibro damp + 3mm closed cell soundproof on the doors + 10 mm foam on door cards, 2mm vibro damp + 3mm closed cell soundproof on the roof. 2. Installed aftermarket rear wheelarches liners with applied 4mm vibro damp on them + applied about half an inch thick layer of Dinitrol 479. 3. Replaced OEM Yokohama Geolandar with Michelin Latitude Sport 3. As a result cabin noise in my car now similar to Merc E-Class which I'm quite happy with 🙂
  21. Yes, screws provided went in those holes perfectly. Can't remember about underside, are there no holes there for square clips? I definitely fixed something there just can't remember what exactly.
  22. When I fitted mine, I just put screws in the original arch liner clips and they sat there perfectly fine. Still tight after more than three years.
  23. I have 2012 RAV4 III with sat nav and speed camera warning can be turned off in settings, I'd presume it would be similar on next generation.
  24. I've seen one yesterday twice, deffo not a demonstrator, same guy was driving it and it was few hours between me seeing it repeatedly.
  25. @daveh_rav4 3mm vibro + 5mm noise cancelling on the floor, the rest of the car 2mm + 3mm, it's become slightly heavier now as well 😂😂. Unfortunately, my OCD won't let me get away with old blanket thrown in the back 😂