Posted By RichC on March 24, 2015
While doing a little garage work this past weekend (removed snowblower from the John Deere) I crawled under Brenda’s dented and bruised 270,000 mile 1998 Toyota Rav 4 (Links 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6). Besides repairing an exhaust hanger and heat shield, I spotted a leak in the power steering and inspected a couple rusting structural parts. Although I’ve driving cars with far worse cancer, it has been a long time. Nowadays the rust treatment and steel seems to be so much better than anything built in the 60s, 70s and 80s. We are at a point with this little bugger that I really don’t want to put to much work or money back into it. Hmm?