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Posted: 6/27/2012 7:12:32 PM EDT
So what is the most miles you have ever had on a car you have owned?  I'll start with my two highest:

1996 Honda Civic 196,000
1995 Nissan 240sx 298,000
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:13:40 PM EDT
[#1]
220k on a 99 corolla i traded 3 months ago for a garand.  Ive put 12k on it.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:15:20 PM EDT
[#2]
278,000 on my 94 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L I6, still running awesome when I sold it for the $1000 that I paid for it 5 years later.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:15:38 PM EDT
[#3]
I'm approaching 280,000 on my 1990 Mustang GT.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:16:29 PM EDT
[#4]
Not mine, but my parents have two.

A 94 Chevy Caprice with at least 240,000 and still going strong.

and a 2000 Honda Odyssey with over 250,000.  I think the only thing that's ever been replaced on that van (besides filters/batteries/belts) is the cylinder that holds up the rear hatch.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:18:06 PM EDT
[#5]
About 115k on a Merkur I owned for 10 years.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:20:18 PM EDT
[#6]
driving one now with 333k on it.

no plans to trade anytime soon.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:20:23 PM EDT
[#7]
About 277,000 on a Toyota 4x4 pick up
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:23:38 PM EDT
[#8]
375k  1983 Toyota 4x4 drove it for twelve years. Was still running when I sold it.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:23:52 PM EDT
[#9]
81' F150 w 300 6cyl.

342,000 when I sold it to a buddy for a beater/firewood truck in 98'. I got tired of swapping trannys in the thing.

He sold it several years back to a guy several miles up the road from me.
There are tags on it, but it hasn't moved since around christmas.

God only knows how miles are on the thing now.


Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:34:08 PM EDT
[#10]
1958 Citroen 350,00+.  it was my high school car.

1962 Peugeot 4 on the column  Edit:  At least 350K.  Changed water pump.  When I got rid of it, it needed a clutch.  Damn French, what do they know.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:36:10 PM EDT
[#11]



Quoted:


I'm approaching 280,000 on my 1990 Mustang GT.


Old Mustang Monthly article did a write up on a guy (who used quality race componants to build up his GT for max durability) when his Fox 5.0 hit 500k miles.  



 
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:38:07 PM EDT
[#12]
315K on a '99 VW Jetta TDI.
 
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:42:07 PM EDT
[#13]
'04 Grand Cherokee with 213k on it.  Just replaced the front differential last month, only major repair.
'97 T-bird with 177k.  But it has spent 4 or 5 years sitting in a garage during various deployments.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:50:33 PM EDT
[#14]
207k on a Mazda B-series pickup
203k on my current Honda Civic

I've had 2 others with mid 195k range, but bought them as beaters with most of those miles already on them.

The newest car I ever owned had about 40k on it when I bought it.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 7:55:45 PM EDT
[#15]
255k on a BMW E30       Ran fine when I sold it,  I needed a small pickup.  
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:09:55 PM EDT
[#16]
282,000.... 87 Toyota 4x4 (Offroad/weekend toy)
256,000.... 86 Toyota 4x4 (Desert truck project/currently torn apart, frame off rebuild)
228,000.... 96 Toyota Tacoma (Daily Driver/work truck)

Buy em cheap, keep them forever.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:11:36 PM EDT
[#17]
Quoted:
1958 Citroen 350,00+.  it was my high school car.

1962 Peugeot 4 on the column  Edit:  At least 350K.  Changed water pump.  When I got rid of it, it needed a clutch.  Damn French, what do they know.


You win.  Cool cars, high miles
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:16:22 PM EDT
[#18]

396,000 miles on a '78 El Camino, with a 305.
Never once left the state.
One Starter, one alternator, two water pumps.
Still ran when I sold it.

Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:19:20 PM EDT
[#19]
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:22:29 PM EDT
[#20]
1992 Honda Civic with 214,000
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:22:37 PM EDT
[#21]
I think I traded my 95 Land Cruiser in with 220,000.  The salesperson actually pulled in a few coworkers to look at it in disbelief, thinking it had less than 100,000 miles.  That thing was a tank.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:22:59 PM EDT
[#22]
460 k on a 2001 Astro ,original engine , still ran fine when I parked it , felt like having a pet put down as I walked away from it
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:24:17 PM EDT
[#23]
I'm pushing 300,000 now. 2005 Cummins. My mechanic is almost 800,000 in his 91.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:25:05 PM EDT
[#24]
1997 Suburban 5.7 liter Vortec



19 mpg highway




I ran it till 170,000 and traded it for $3500







6 months later I saw some guy hauling a lawn mowing trailer with it




I still see it now and then and it is still going strong
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:25:53 PM EDT
[#25]
120K  Mit. Eclipse
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:37:54 PM EDT
[#26]
227,000 and change on my 95 4-runner currently. Burns about 1qt of oil for every 500-750 miles. On a donor tranny for some possible tranny troubles back around 180k miles. donor tranny had about 90k miles on it.


Still runs like a fucking champ!
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:46:03 PM EDT
[#27]
Quoted:

Quoted:
I'm approaching 280,000 on my 1990 Mustang GT.

Old Mustang Monthly article did a write up on a guy (who used quality race componants to build up his GT for max durability) when his Fox 5.0 hit 500k miles.  
 


I just want to hit 300K miles before I sell it.  

Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:48:03 PM EDT
[#28]
250 miles on daughter's patherfinder, she ran it in the ground I saved it but wouldn't do it again! She left it parked in a field for year
With mice living in it had to rip carpet out and fix wiring! And new tires,breaks,tie rods! Could have found newer model for what I had
Spent!
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:51:43 PM EDT
[#29]
Quoted:
282,000.... 87 Toyota 4x4 (Offroad/weekend toy)
256,000.... 86 Toyota 4x4 (Desert truck project/currently torn apart, frame off rebuild)
228,000.... 96 Toyota Tacoma (Daily Driver/work truck)

Buy em cheap, keep them forever.


This works best for Toyota trucks.

I currently own a '94 Land Cruiser with 287k and a '96 Tacoma with 167k.  The Tacoma is my daily driver.  I go through phases of preventative and mandatory maintenance but there really aren't any better vehicles out there to meet my needs.  I also paid cash for both of them –– $4500 for the Cruiser and $1500 for the Tacoma (I stole it for that price - extended cab 4x4).
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:57:06 PM EDT
[#30]
150K on my 04 350Z, still drive it.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:57:43 PM EDT
[#31]
My two current vehicles:

01 GMC 2500 190k
99 Jeep Grand Cherokee 170k
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:57:58 PM EDT
[#32]
1992 Chevrolet Astro conversion van- 205k



Bought it for $600 in 2004.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:58:11 PM EDT
[#33]
1996 Chevy Astro Van: 250,000 miles.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 8:59:06 PM EDT
[#34]
Just under 300,000 on a 90 4runner
 
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:02:34 PM EDT
[#35]
About 192k on my Volvo. Wanna make at least 300k. Would love to do more.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:05:13 PM EDT
[#36]
220k on a 95 GMC Sierra 1500

I'm 65K into a Toyota Tundra that I hope lasts well over 300K.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:06:45 PM EDT
[#37]
I have just over 200k on my 1999 suburban and it still running strong. Knock on wood!
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:07:31 PM EDT
[#38]
252k out of a 93 chevy 1/2 ton 4x. Used it as a work truck. Sold it to a guy who took it to Florida and sold it 100k miles later. Original engine!!!
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:11:41 PM EDT
[#39]
My dad has a 1987 Nissan pickup that has over 470,000 miles on it.  It has been given a retirement from the road for the most part and is used around the farm.  Still runs great.  My dad is a former Navy man, and preventive maintenance is a religion to him.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:14:01 PM EDT
[#40]
My Subaru has +215,000 on it now.  My last died at 230,000(crosses fingers).
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:14:37 PM EDT
[#41]
312,000 out of a 1983 Toyota Celica GT.  22RE engine - first year they put FI on them.  I gave it to my best friend to drive to and from work when he had to trade their lease in early in 2002.  He sold it to some guy for $800 a couple of years later when it had 375K on it.  I bought it with 116,000 miles on it in 1993.

ETA:  Hmmm.  Didn't even think of my current vehicle.  My DD is a 1997 Jeep Cherokee 4.0 with 233K on it.  My secrets:  Mobil 1, the best filters, Seafoam, Marvel's Mystery Oil and an occasional shot of Fuel System cleaner with Techron.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:14:54 PM EDT
[#42]
85900 (approx.) Miles on my AUDI A4


my 03 Suburban now has 56+++ Miles on it
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:15:56 PM EDT
[#43]
415K DD 94 Mazda Ranger.............Runs like a top but rides like a wooden wagon......



The secret is oil changes every 10-12K not every 3-5.  It's all a scam but spend that money if you will I shall continue the way of the old......
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:18:13 PM EDT
[#44]
How  many of you guys use synthetic oil, or go extended intervals between oil and filter changes with that many miles? I have 130k on my 98 tahoe. I use Mobile 1 mostly. Engine runs tip top.

Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:20:32 PM EDT
[#45]
244,000 on a 93 dodge ram
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:20:52 PM EDT
[#46]
Quoted:
How  many of you guys use synthetic oil, or go extended intervals between oil and filter changes with that many miles? I have 130k on my 98 tahoe. I use Mobile 1 mostly. Engine runs tip top.


I just posted as an edit above but I was told long long ago and have become a believer that excessive oil changes are bad.  I run my lil Ranger 10-12K miles between oil changes and use Castrol 10w30.  Not my first car/truck with this kinda milage and strategy.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:23:32 PM EDT
[#47]
2003 Honda Accord ex 4 cylinder
267,000 miles
I used full synthetic after about 12,000 miles and change every 7000 miles. Never had a problem with the engine.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:23:47 PM EDT
[#48]
Ive got 118,000 on my 87 Nissan Hardbody truck. Runs like when I got it at 59,000. No major issues except for when the damn wiring harness melted down a couple of years ago. Was not cheap to fix.
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:27:11 PM EDT
[#49]
I've got 245k on an '02 Ford 7.3. Bought it at 213k. Ugly, but runs like a top.

Change the oil ever couple of years, make sure there's water in the radiator that I can see...all is great!
Link Posted: 6/27/2012 9:29:29 PM EDT
[#50]
My 1995 Mercury 175efi Outboard (2stroke) still has the cross hatching on the cylinder walls. It has only had amsoil (synthetic) oil. This engine has spun at 5k-6k rpms for hundreds of hours. I am a believer in synthetic oil.
 
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