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Old 08-19-2014, 06:41 PM   #41
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Re: The Most Milage You Have Gotten From An Engine?


i got a e350 now and have 270k on the clock 5.7 motor, i had a 426 hemi and had to rebuild the motor every 1/4 mile or so, got very bad nitro milage.
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Old 08-23-2014, 08:20 AM   #42
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For my roofing business and personal use have 4 "higher" mileage vehicles.
99 F250 338K miles
99 F350 240K miles
00 Excursion 265K miles
02 Excursion 294K miles
All are diesel and all run great. Bought the 3/4 ton with 40K miles on it and used to change conventional diesel oil every 10K miles. Then switched to syn, oil and changed every 25K miles. My mechanic now swaps syn. oil every 15K miles on the four diesels.

Seen guys get 700K+ miles out of the 7.3's.

Seen on the net a couple years ago the record for the most miles on a passenger vehicle was an old MB diesel car with over 1,500,000 miles.
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I always manage to wreck my vehicles before I can get them over the 300K mark.

I acquired my last 3 used vehicles with more than 100K on the odometer, drove them over the 250K mark, and then they got wrecked somewhere between 275 and 300.

Old lady hit me head on in the first instance, got rear ended in the second, and I slid off the road and hit a tree in the last. So now I have another used truck that has 260K on it and if I can just get to 300 I'll be happy.
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Old 08-24-2014, 08:43 PM   #44
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In theory the 00 excursion got totaled out last Winter $7,500 in damage according to adjuster. After accident drove to car parts store and put $4 tail light in it. Drove for 4 months and paid $1000 for the body work.

I plan to have it inspected by the state so I can put full coverage back on it.

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