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    DieselRanger replied to the thread New Defender News.
    Lift rods hamper suspension travel, but the new subframe lifts for Defender preserve Defender's wheel travel and all height modes. But...
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    Honestly I like hatches. They make it easy to get deeply packed cargo and provide a nice little sun/rain shelter. To be fair, I also...
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    I actually wish the D5 had hatch glass that opens. Super convenient when you just need to grab something, without having to open the...
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    Looks like that could be coming on the next generation Discovery - rear hatch similar to the RR / RRS. I think the rear end in general...
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    DieselRanger replied to the thread New Defender News.
    If you drive poorly, more sidewall is more forgiving of mistakes and poor line choice. The 20" wheel/tire combo differs by about 1.5%...
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    DieselRanger replied to the thread New Defender News.
    New vid. Some unnecessary mods on the Defender - it has lift rods AND a 2" subframe lift. A 4" subframe lift is available - if you want...
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    DieselRanger replied to the thread New Defender News.
    I would like to see what compromise you get with the Lucky8 18" wheel kit that is a fairly robust redesign of the caliper. The MHEV...
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    DieselRanger replied to the thread New Defender News.
    Mine has been absolutely flawless for going on four years and 50,000 miles. Lots of others I know with D2's and LR3-4's who similarly...
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    DieselRanger replied to the thread New Defender News.
    You can get a Wrangler DuraTrac as a dealer-installed option. The fact that TFL didn't know this is frankly yet another piece of...
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    DieselRanger replied to the thread New Defender News.
    Is a 60-series tire "low profile"? Only if you're driving KOH style or racing in Baja, or you line up 6 feet from a square edged...
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    DieselRanger replied to the thread New Defender News.
    But they got clicks, yo. If you drive the way they did in the video, like complete Jerrys, then yes, you better have 37's on 18's aired...
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    DieselRanger replied to the thread New Defender News.
    1. TFL Truck are wrong. DuraTracs are stocked at every LR dealer as a dealer-installed option for the Defender. If TFL Truck didn't know...
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    DieselRanger replied to the thread New Defender News.
    I run those exact same tires - same size, same wheel - on my D5 and they are solid. What those idiots did was drive like idiots. You...
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    DieselRanger replied to the thread Adventure One Day.
    The Vegas area is a fantastic location for weekend exploring. I lived there for ~3 years and there's a great underground adventure...
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    It's also because there's brake-based regeneration for the MHEV system. Tow rating on these D7 platform Land Rovers are limited more by...
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