I'm down with that, Danny, but honestly, when I look at all the 3" full rangers on Parts Express I just don't know how best to evaluate them as good candidates, that's where I'm seeking guidance.
There are lots of good 3" full ranges ... from personal experience my favourites are Mark Audio Alpair6P, Alpair6M, & Fostex FF85wk. Hard to pick an outright winner, each has a balance of strengths that would give it the edge in differing circumstances. Fountek FR88ex is a step down (and the cheap ceramic magnet version probably offers really good performance for near nothing). The Aura NS3 i have heard and is decent. Except for a unique proto pair of cast-basket neo i haven't run into any TBs that i really like, but they probably hold their own -- years ago when the W3-871 was one of the few available 3", it gave a real kick to one's beliefs of what a 3" FR could do -- i still have a couple pairof those kicking around. The HiVis seem to get decent comments. The ScanSpeak 3" also is highly regarded, when i got mine i was a little turned off because of the high cost, haven't done anything with them yet... i believe there is a Vifa or Peerless based on the same design,
Pick some you like the look of and go for it. (edit, looks like you did