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500K MI

Postby bluethedog » Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:14 pm

On the way out to Verona yesterday I got behind a Ford pickup with this license plate. 500,000 miles anywhere is impressive, moreso in Wisconsin.

Is anyone's current vehicle even close to that? Anyone even at 200K? I'm at 80K with my 2000 Elantra and can't imagine ever getting past 150.
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Postby ms4denmark » Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:36 pm

bluethedog wrote:Is anyone's current vehicle even close to that? Anyone even at 200K? I'm at 80K with my 2000 Elantra and can't imagine ever getting past 150.

I'm at about 225k with my '95 Corolla and it shows no signs of quitting any time soon.

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Postby Violet_Skye » Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:57 pm

168,000 with my '93 Sunbird and still rollin'.
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Postby TheBookPolice » Wed Mar 14, 2007 4:05 pm

~155,000 on my 2000 Echo
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Postby mrak » Wed Mar 14, 2007 4:12 pm

People who use their vehicles for work, e.g. sales reps who drive a somewhat regular route, can put 200,000-plus miles on a reasonably well-maintained vehicle with no problem.
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Postby Dust Mite Rodeo » Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:59 pm

There was that million-mile Saab guy in Cedarburg. After the story broke, Saab gave him a free new Saab, for letting them use his story in their advertising.
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Postby uwstudent » Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:42 pm

bout 180,000 on my Olds before it finally burned out. Damn good car. 8)
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Postby juanton » Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:48 pm

I had 220K on a 79 Toyota Corolla Wagon when it stopped being functional. The engine was fine, yet the driver's seat fell through the floor board.

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