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Old June 15th, 2015, 06:22 PM
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Do not buy a truck with the cylinder deactivation
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Wow $34k for an LR3!
WTF?! Why wouldn't you just buy an LR4 for that price???

Seriously though, an LR4 would be an awesome tow rig. I used to tow my RRC (36" tires full cage, ect.) with my mom's '05 RR and it did great. I drove 75 mph over Afton Mountain while towing with absolutely no issues. My Disco could barely hit 65 on Afton Mountain without a trailer.
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Old June 15th, 2015, 07:35 PM
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Do not buy a truck with the cylinder deactivation
Or just drive it WOT like I do.
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You know momma will prefer an LR4 over that truck. Just do it and be done with it.
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Old June 16th, 2015, 01:53 PM
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LR 4 is the way to go! Haul everything and 80 is comfortable not efficient but comfortable
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Old June 16th, 2015, 09:38 PM
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grrrrrrrrrrrrrr........

I was trying to get away from dealing with Land Rover issues!!!!!!!!!

You guys are killing me, yeah Charles, she loves your (momma's) LR4
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Old June 16th, 2015, 09:46 PM
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Who are you kidding mate, Once a Landy nut, ALWAYS a landy nut. You even had a JAG!

Its in your blood mate.

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grrrrrrrrrrrrrr........

I was trying to get away from dealing with Land Rover issues!!!!!!!!!

You guys are killing me, yeah Charles, she loves your (momma's) LR4
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Old June 16th, 2015, 09:49 PM
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Yeah - but $40K for a bloody Land Rover.....everyone would think I am nuts!!!!! Oh wait....
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Old June 16th, 2015, 09:55 PM
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As a wise individual one stated: your paying for pride of ownership. Besides 40K is nothing when you consider we dump a boatload of money in excess of 50K in a 30 YEAR OLD TIN CAN, repeatedly. The LR3/4 will do you solid. I sold mine right at 50K Mi, only because the warranty ran out....


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Old June 16th, 2015, 10:01 PM
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so why not the Range Rover? Same vehicle right? Wouldn't that work as well as a LR3/4
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Old June 16th, 2015, 10:11 PM
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Yes it would, if you also fancy spending another 70K for a V8 SC RR HSE (Im assuming you like speed as evidenced from the XF you sold)
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Old June 16th, 2015, 10:22 PM
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ha....ask javelinadave what he thought of my XFR

I looked and I can get a 4-5yr old full size or 3-4 year old sport within my budget....

shit - decisions are killing me now.
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Old June 16th, 2015, 10:45 PM
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ha....ask javelinadave what he thought of my XFR I looked and I can get a 4-5yr old full size or 3-4 year old sport within my budget.... shit - decisions are killing me now.
For $50k you should be able to get a newer RR than that, I've been looking at them for my wife.
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decisions are killing me now.
Not "decisions," but rather "choices". We should be so lucky! Go full size SC RR! If not, you'll always wonder. And toast to first world problems! ;-)
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Old June 17th, 2015, 07:26 AM
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A friend just put a $13k tranny in his '10 RRSC at 100k mi, that's why not!!
Tow vehicle should be comfortable, capable and RELIABLE....
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Old June 17th, 2015, 07:26 AM
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Not "decisions," but rather "choices". We should be so lucky! Go full size SC RR! If not, you'll always wonder. And toast to first world problems! ;-)
For realz!!
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grrrrrrrrrrrrrr........ I was trying to get away from dealing with Land Rover issues!!!!!!!!! You guys are killing me, yeah Charles, she loves your (momma's) LR4
Buy one from CarMax and purchase their max warranty. Zero questions and hassle for a very long time.
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Old June 17th, 2015, 09:15 AM
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Newer Rams don't have the payload capacity. Very limited due to their coil suspension. That being said, if you do an independent lease, Chrysler will give you a lot of cash back. Only on the 1500's though. The diesels are their bread-and-butter, and loaded with profit. I've owned two Duramax's and two Dodge Cummins...they pull well. But, there's a reason I have a Ford now.
Not entirely true, if he wanted a cummins you just bump up to a 3500 SRW and get leaf rear, there isn't much of a difference between SRW 1 tons and 3/4 tons assuming both are leafs.

The Ram is the only one you can spec with a manual, which is the ideal gearbox for towing, as well as the most bulletproof drivetrain of the big three. But everyone will have their preferences, and there is problems with all three of these trucks. I wouldn't bother with a half ton though, they (all 3) make the 3/4 tons nice enough for you to be able to daily drive no issues.
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