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    Falken Tires

    In case you need another opinion - get them 50k and counting on mine - still have lots of tread - and quiet too Happiest I've been with any tire purchase
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    Stink in stored duffles, best way to get rid of bad odors?

    try an ozone generator, they are used to remove death, cigarette smoke, etc. I have a small one that works wonders on car interiors. or get new duffles.
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    EV dune buggy

    electric - or gas - it's the hard top that's got me!
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    LR3 Tie Rods. Recommended replacement options?

    A few things here . . . no, tie rods should not go every 25k miles I have had my LR3 for almost 60k and never done mine. In fact, I am only just now needing to do the LCAs I have heard mixed opinions on L8 items - some brands are unknown or undisclosed until you get them Maybe this is...
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    Looking at a 94 RRC LWB... good price?

    by today's prices - and without seeing it - I would say $8k is a pretty good price.
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    LR3/LR4 Rhino OX hitch weld failures

    I suppose for this board, that might be more true than I gave credit for I love my removable hitch, but I don't tow off-road I just remember reading all the mudslinging on the *other* forums about the LR hitch
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    LR3/LR4 Rhino OX hitch weld failures

    um, just wow ironic that these were probably bought "because the OEM LR version somehow sucked"
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    LR3 Tires

    I have 265/60/18 WildPeaks and can attest to their low noise, great wear, excellent abilities, and long life. I have over 45k miles on mine right now and still have plenty of tread left (5-tire rotation w/ full-size spare). I thought I read recently they changed the compound and aren't as good...
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    Lr3 Shop in SoCal?

    Huntington Beach is not quite San Diego, but I highly recommend Abran at carrs4x4.com
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    Service Bed Trailer Build

    So . . . . . where did you mount the bottle opener?? 🍻
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    LR3 max tire size, if EAS fails

    Up to 31.5" for sure is drivable on bump stops 32" is the grey area - some tires seem to be ok, others not so much Larger than 32" will not be drivable w/o mods or problems
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    Hiding a spare key

    I agree - stash only a key blade that lets you into the Rover door. A full key fob stashed/hidden in an interior cubby could then start the vehicle. As far as I understand, a battery is not needed to start the Rover with the fob key - the "handshake" is passive. The battery only powers the fob...
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    I'm not a gear head... would an LR3 be for me?

    $20k in maintenance?? I literally can't even. Let me throw my wrench into this topic to show the other end of the spectrum. I bought my 2007 HSE in Jan 2016. $15k. Impeccable documented history. Ownership over 5.5yr now. I do all my own maintenance/repairs (see exception below). All routine...
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    Tactical 4x4 armor fits LR4

    Pics?
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    Low Profile RTT mount on an LR3???

    Agreed - lowest possible would be bolting the "bar" of your choice directly to the factory rails - Cheapest by far, too Get as many bars under the tent as you want, right where you need them
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    LR3 Lower Control Arm Kits

    Good to hear. This kit is waiting in my garage for me to install. When the LK8 (Allmakes) wear out in 50k (or less? haha), I may have a shop press OEM bushings into the removed OEM arms for next swap. Rinse and repeat.
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