I just pulled in my driveway

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Sig Willy, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

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    my 99 f350 7.3psd is at 187k I hope to double that...
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    '02 nissan frontier v6, 5 speed bought in may of '07 76,988 miles. Today it has 139,652 miles
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    But he got 90K miles on that tank. :eek: :)
  4. Sig Willy

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    Oh god I wish. :D
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    soundguy Well-Known Member

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    reminds me of the last time my wife rode with me in my f450... we both reset our odoms to track milage on fuel useage.. etc. we were heading to the coast to see the MIL, and the wife looked over at my odom and mentioned I had forgot to reset it on my last fill up, as I had a half tank fuel or so showing, and had 400 or so miles on the odom. then I reminded her the truck had a transfer tank in the bed and it's regular underslung torpedo tank... :) sure it goes a long way.. but then it holds ALOT of fuel too.. ;)
  6. Mr_Shamrock

    Mr_Shamrock New Member

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    I think one of the reason the imported vehicles got their longevity reputation is due to being the first companies to have 6 digit odometers. Like already mentioned some of the old domestic vehicles lasted just as long, but none knew if they has 100,000, 200,000 etc. I bought a 1987 Silverado a few weeks ago and the 5 digit odometer showed 4,000 miles. It was advertised as 104,000 miles, but I am sure it is more like 304,000 or more. It supposedly has the original 350 in it and still runs great.
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    Hey, SW, don't knock those old "clunkers" ! Doing "carbon and valve jobs" paid a lot of bills for me back when ! >MW
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    i drive my 91 s10 blazer with the 4.3 v6 and 5 speed manual tranny. It has 207k miles on it and it's not much to look at cause the body is rusting away, but it still runs good and I only paid $500 for it.
  9. Sig Willy

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    Relax, I was a mechanic too. :cool:
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    GM 5.7L Vortec in my '99 Suburban spun a rod bearing at 142,000. Still wasn't burning oil to speak of. New crate motor and now at 182,000. Still going, but fraying around the edges. Front end getting loose. Have spent a small fortune on radiators and fuel pumps. My last Government Motors vehicle.

    Wife's '98 Explorer pushing 270,000. All original except for radiator and another cooling system part. No oil burn to speak of. I continue to be amazed. :dontknow:
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  11. medalguy

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    Amateurs. This was taken about 2 weeks before I traded my 2001 Navigator. That was probably the most comfortable car I've ever owned. Total at trade was 287,344 and it still had a lot of life left in it, but my wife wanted a new car. What can you say?

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  12. mjp28

    mjp28 Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys, I was talking to a 22 year old "youngster" about how old US made cars only had 00000 odometers on them.

    Rolling over the odometer over 100,000 was a big deal.

    Better engineering, oil all of that now.....but not more style and FUN!
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