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190,000 miles

My car ticked over to 190,000 miles today. 190,000 on the original engine & gearbox.

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usually i can tell who makes

usually i can tell who makes the car just by looking at the gauges but im lost on this one... ford or VW perhaps?

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nope

Nope... 1986 BMW 5 series.

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i was close!~ .... sorta, hah

i was close!~ .... sorta, haha. if there was the oil life led's in there i would have known right off the bat Smile

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Ahh...

You mean the service indicator LEDs? Yeah, that's always a dead giveaway.

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My car has quite a long way t

My car has quite a long way to go before it gets to that point...

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im about 31k shy of that... i

im about 31k shy of that... im sure it will make it, but god only knows how much oil i will be adding every month to get it there. However, mine had a used tranny put in it at about 100k miles.

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Moose...

Ok... going by that pic... Im guessing... .. . . . . . Honda? a new-ish Civic, perhaps?

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I just sold my truck with 242

I just sold my truck with 242K on it. I'm pretty sure it's got at least another 50k or more of life in it easily.

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My 1998 Saturn SW1 has only 4

My 1998 Saturn SW1 has only 42,000 miles on it. When I started driving it, it had only 21,266 miles on it. So, in the past 3 years since I started driving, I have put 20,000+ miles on it. Not bad at all.

I hope to keep driving it well past 300k. That is what the manufacturer has rated these machines to run until (though I know many people who have run well past that number.

-digital Wink

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Re: My 1998 Saturn SW1 has only 4

iamdigitalman wrote:
My 1998 Saturn SW1 has only 42,000 miles on it. When I started driving it, it had only 21,266 miles on it. So, in the past 3 years since I started driving, I have put 20,000+ miles on it. Not bad at all.

I hope to keep driving it well past 300k. That is what the manufacturer has rated these machines to run until (though I know many people who have run well past that number.

-digital Wink

Our last car was a '93 SW1, and I don't know how many miles it had because the odometer stopped working at 159k Wink I would guess, based on time and driving habits, it probably went to about 220k before we gave up on it (3 straight years of $1.5k/year of repairs...).

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You're close. It's my new Hon

You're close. It's my new Honda Fit.

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Re: You're close. It's my new Hon

moosemanmoo wrote:
You're close. It's my new Honda Fit.

i was thinking about getting that or a toyota yaris sometime next may...

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Mine has a (new for that year

Mine has a (new for that year) digital odometer/tachometer. It goes to 6 digits, so I assume that means 1,000,000 miles -1. Fun thing is I think it's backlight by a small CCFL (I drove a baseline SL from around the same year, and it's od/tach was dark. This was at night, and mine is lit up 24/7.) Odd since it's a segmented LCD, and you would think this being a cheaper car, they would use EL backlighting. But what do I know.

My next car (though I plan on keeping this one around forever since it was my grandmother's and it's priceless), will either be another saturn (aura or Sky), or a VW of some sort with a TDI Diesel.

But that should not be for many many years.

-digital Wink

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Re: You're close. It's my new Hon

moosemanmoo wrote:
You're close. It's my new Honda Fit.

Sweeeet. It looks great in black. Good luck w/ it.

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I'm a bit over :) It's a '96

I'm a bit over Smile
It's a '96 Chevy Lumina with 272,214 miles

However the transmission was rebuilt.

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Eeeww...

Eeeeeww... an automatic! Blum 3

That's a lot of miles. How many miles ago was the trans rebuilt?

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I wish it was a manual, but f

I wish it was a manual, but for the price i'm not complaining Smile

The trans was rebuilt at about 202,833 miles

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My 77 Datsun has at least 270

My 77 Datsun has at least 270,000 on it. Its only got 5 digits on the odometer, but there is no way its only 170.

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I've got 203,000 on my '97 Ci

I've got 203,000 on my '97 Civic. Original tranny + engine, neither have been rebuilt...the funny thing is, I put 100,000 of those on in 3 years...my parents bought it new in 1997.

Still runs like a champ and hopefully will for a couple more years Biggrin

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No idea how many miles mine h

No idea how many miles mine has - the odo and speedo have been broken more than a decade.

Whatever it's done, it's done it in 40 years this January.

http://www.danamania.com/tmp/302small.jpg

1969 Falcon Futura 302 V8. My love.

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Nice looking car. I had the

Nice looking car. I had the chance to buy a restored '64 Falcon about a decade ago, but I passed it up. Sad

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Thats a good looking car! I l

Thats a good looking car! I love it.

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My first car

My first car was a '65 Falcon Sprint -- a great little car.

Wish I'd taken better care of it. I've learned a lot since I was 19.

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