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Forum: LR3
03-13-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,170
Posted By spannermonkey

I have to admit I don't see the attraction of a...

I have to admit I don't see the attraction of a more firm ride. The thing that separates the LR3/4 RRS and FFRR from the usual crowd of other trucks is the ride. So many who have been in mine say it...
Forum: LR3
03-13-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By spannermonkey

Well, I tried but I guess the needle was just too...

Well, I tried but I guess the needle was just too thin and could not really penetrate very far; however, the noise is an indication of failure, so its going to have to be replaced. Just called my...
Forum: LR3
03-12-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By spannermonkey

Thanks, this is a great idea and I'll. I'll give...

Thanks, this is a great idea and I'll. I'll give it a go, if only to diagnose where the worn bushing is. Then at least I'm not just replacing parts for no reason, but will still change out the part...
Forum: LR3
03-12-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By spannermonkey

:thumbsup: that exactly the sound. I guess I...

:thumbsup: that exactly the sound. I guess I could have said it sounds like an old rusty bed spring!!!

So what was the cause - control arm bushings??

I need to get it sorted as while I don't...
Forum: LR3
03-12-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By spannermonkey

Creaking Rear Susoension

H Folks,

Seems I have an issue and I think I know the cause, but looking for a second opinion before I change anything.

A couple of weeks ago I started to get an occasional squeak/creaking...
Forum: LR3
03-10-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By spannermonkey

Some great tips, I found I did pretty much the...

Some great tips, I found I did pretty much the same apart form having to use a blow torch to heat the hub as a sledge hammer alone did not budge it. you just have to be careful with the the heat and...
Forum: LR3
01-18-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By spannermonkey

I think for dealers its unfortunately very hit...

I think for dealers its unfortunately very hit and miss. For myself I have found my 'local' (nearly 2 hours drive) dealer to be inept at best. The last time I took the truck to them for an alignment...
Forum: LR3
12-17-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,058
Posted By spannermonkey

I picked up a $35 bluetooth widget from Bestbuy...

I picked up a $35 bluetooth widget from Bestbuy and it works great. Plugs into the aux connector and charges via the read outlet.
Forum: LR3
12-07-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By spannermonkey

I have the exact same issue and will have a look...

I have the exact same issue and will have a look this weekend, if its not too cold outside!
Forum: LR3
11-28-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By spannermonkey

WOW!!! I did a 500km trip last week, just me and...

WOW!!! I did a 500km trip last week, just me and a little bit of gear, clear highways driving from NS to NB and even slip-streaming trucks (but not right on their tail I should add, I leave around...
Forum: LR3
11-27-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,181
Posted By spannermonkey

Not had the issue you are describing on my LR3's,...

Not had the issue you are describing on my LR3's, but I previously had a Jeep GC with a rear diff clutch pack that was on its way out. When cold and if turning slowly I got a lot of noise from the...
Forum: Modifications
11-03-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By spannermonkey

I'm running Duratracs on my stock 19"s at 255 55...

I'm running Duratracs on my stock 19"s at 255 55 19 and love them.
Forum: LR3
11-02-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By spannermonkey

Mine does it too. First time was a little strange...

Mine does it too. First time was a little strange - came to a stop in traffic and the nose dropped - huh?, checked the info screen and all is 'normal'. After the next few random and sporadic times it...
10-31-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,173
Posted By spannermonkey

Very different interior too - depending on the...

Very different interior too - depending on the year. 06 RRS was very similar to LR3 albeit with a slightly more sloped center console oh and far and less cup holders. i think i've counted them in the...
Forum: LR4
10-31-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,571
Posted By spannermonkey

An LR3 with the 4.2SC engine - that would be...

An LR3 with the 4.2SC engine - that would be interesting. The space and flexibility of the LR3 and a little more power as even though the 4.4 has 300hp, it has to lug around a lot of weight. I like...
Forum: LR3
10-24-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By spannermonkey

No need to pull the bumper - you can get to the...

No need to pull the bumper - you can get to the wires quite easy as I recall
Forum: LR3
10-24-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,093
Posted By spannermonkey

I have a 2009 HSE, one of the last made, the only...

I have a 2009 HSE, one of the last made, the only thing it does not have is the rear locking diff. It had 145000km when I brought it a little over two years ago from a dealer at $16K! since then Ive...
Forum: LR3
10-24-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By spannermonkey

The only issue I ever had with fog lights not...

The only issue I ever had with fog lights not working was due to the wires behind the bumper not being well secured and they had chaffed through. I found this after initially replacing the fuse and...
Forum: LR3
10-21-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By spannermonkey

I did mine a few months go and never went near...

I did mine a few months go and never went near the tie-rods - there is no need. You need to remove the main hub nut as detailed by thorgal, remove the brake disk, remove the hub sensor and have a big...
10-19-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By spannermonkey

This belongs in the classifieds section

This belongs in the classifieds section
Forum: LR3
10-08-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 23,885
Posted By spannermonkey

I solved this issue by installing a fixed, class...

I solved this issue by installing a fixed, class III hitch - no issues of the LR hitch with it not releasing or engaging and I did not have to pay a fortune for a crappy piece of cast metal. Yes I...
Forum: LR3
09-18-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By spannermonkey

I also tied the wires together, but if you are...

I also tied the wires together, but if you are having to slam the bonnet to close it, you may wish to check your release handle is in the closed position. I kept finding my bonnet would not latch...
Forum: LR3
09-18-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By spannermonkey

For what its worth, if you have not changed the...

For what its worth, if you have not changed the fluids in the T-case or rear diff, I would also do those too.
Forum: LR3
09-18-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,434
Posted By spannermonkey

ditto for me for royal purple for both and no...

ditto for me for royal purple for both and no issues at all.
Forum: LR3
09-18-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,274
Posted By spannermonkey

I put on EBC pads and rotors as the trash ones...

I put on EBC pads and rotors as the trash ones installed by the dealer as part of the purchase lasted 3 months before I started to get vibration. Got them off Amazon for the same price the dealer...
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