Recent Topics
how to plumbair compressor to pre-existing tank?
by leroyd92
07/29/15 05:02 PM
Hydraulic jack fluid question
by 007
07/29/15 05:02 PM
PHM or Castrol HM for Cavalier? So
by car51
07/29/15 04:43 PM
Just got back from Ireland
by teddyboy
07/29/15 04:36 PM
Shell Rotella T6, 5w40, 135 hours, Mercruiser 7.4
by DoubleWasp
07/29/15 04:31 PM
Group III Synthetic?
by oilchangeguy
07/29/15 04:25 PM
Topping off a Honda with 5W-30 or 10W-30.
by stchman
07/29/15 04:24 PM
oil/filter search for GM 2.9L Atlas motor
by NewC-05
07/29/15 04:15 PM
VW Steering Rack Closeout.
by Trav
07/29/15 03:57 PM
Chainsaw Sharpener
by Jake54
07/29/15 03:29 PM
Piece found- Missing MH370 Malaysian 777
by ExMachina
07/29/15 02:26 PM
328 BMW front right wheel noise question
by Pesca
07/29/15 02:19 PM
Newest Members
Jordanw6, thebradens3, DeGoose, gamezer, Turtleboy
54871 Registered Users
Who's Online
122 registered (2civics, 1983zsled, 2oldtommy, 007, 2010_FX4, 2009Edge, 11 invisible), 1764 Guests and 87 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
54871 Members
66 Forums
235065 Topics
3781222 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 5 < 1 2 3 4 5 >
Topic Options
#1374152 - 02/14/09 06:13 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: 1sttruck]
OVERKILL Offline


Registered: 04/28/08
Posts: 29342
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Gas:
1. Ford Crown Vic/Lincoln Town Car with a 4.6L I've seen numerous examples with 700,000+Km on them.
2. Ford F-series with the 300 I6 LOTS of them with well over 1/2 million miles.

Diesel:
1. DT466 (I6)
2. DT444 (V8)
_________________________
Network Engineer
02 Expedition
01 BMW ///M5
06 Charger R/T

Top
#1374159 - 02/14/09 06:17 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: OVERKILL]
StevieC Offline


Registered: 08/21/08
Posts: 14339
Loc: Niagara Falls, ON, CA (near)
The old Dodge work vans with a slant-6 My dad had one at his service station and it had 1 million kilometers on it before he got rid of it. Was still running...

He also had a Willys Jeep for snow plowing and the thing had a gazillion of miles when he bought it and he ran it for 10 years without troubles!
_________________________
'06 Hyundai Sante Fe - 330K KM's
Current Oil: RLI 0w30 (Ask me why)

Don't be part of the Sheeple, check frequently for wool over your eyes. wink

Top
#1374162 - 02/14/09 06:20 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: mormit]
Drew99GT Offline


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21168
Loc: Colorado Springs
 Originally Posted By: mormit
Cop shocks, Cop suspension, Cop steering.....


Four hundred and forty cubic inch plant....

Top
#1374193 - 02/14/09 06:59 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: Drew99GT]
HM12460 Offline


Registered: 05/26/07
Posts: 1609
Loc: West Michigan
mid/full size, 1990-94, fwd general motors car with a 3800 engine.
_________________________
2003 Dodge Dakota

Top
#1374196 - 02/14/09 07:02 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: HM12460]
Dualie Offline


Registered: 04/07/03
Posts: 690
Loc: SF bay area, San leandro, Ca
 Originally Posted By: HM12460
mid/full size, 1990-94, fwd general motors car with a 3800 engine.


surely this cant be a serious post?
_________________________
www.KILLCARB.ORG

Top
#1374208 - 02/14/09 07:16 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: Dualie]
ArrestMeRedZ Offline


Registered: 11/11/08
Posts: 699
Loc: Las Vegas
 Originally Posted By: Dualie
 Originally Posted By: HM12460
mid/full size, 1990-94, fwd general motors car with a 3800 engine.


surely this cant be a serious post?


Probably not. Those engines were bulletproof. Too bad they were usually hooked up to lousy auto transmissions that went out every 100k miles. After the first tranny was replaced, the second cost twice what the car was worth, by then.

Top
#1374214 - 02/14/09 07:25 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: ArrestMeRedZ]
Steve S Offline


Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 18449
Loc: East of IGO
 Originally Posted By: ArrestMeRedZ
 Originally Posted By: Dualie
 Originally Posted By: HM12460
mid/full size, 1990-94, fwd general motors car with a 3800 engine.


surely this cant be a serious post?


Probably not. Those engines were bulletproof. Too bad they were usually hooked up to lousy auto transmissions that went out every 100k miles. After the first tranny was replaced, the second cost twice what the car was worth, by then.
sadly true.
_________________________
Why do people post I want the best for my car,,, When there isn't anything that is the best on the car to begin with.

Top
#1374223 - 02/14/09 07:36 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: Dualie]
Drew99GT Offline


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21168
Loc: Colorado Springs
 Originally Posted By: Dualie
 Originally Posted By: HM12460
mid/full size, 1990-94, fwd general motors car with a 3800 engine.


surely this cant be a serious post?


Actually the 3800 is a pretty bullet proof engine, especially during these years when they had aluminum upper intake manifolds. Plenty of 300,000+ mile examples.

Top
#1374228 - 02/14/09 07:46 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: Drew99GT]
cousincletus Offline


Registered: 09/25/02
Posts: 2513
Loc: Richmond, VA
 Originally Posted By: Drew99GT
 Originally Posted By: mormit
Cop shocks, Cop suspension, Cop steering.....


Four hundred and forty cubic inch plant....


And a half pack of Marlboros.
_________________________

Fleet: 08 Chevy Colorado, 08 Malibu (wife's), 04 Impala.

Top
#1374254 - 02/14/09 08:36 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: cousincletus]
TurboLuver Offline


Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 1473
Loc: SW Ohio
Cummins 12 valve
Chrysler Slant-6
Ford 300 I6

Top
#1374255 - 02/14/09 08:43 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: TurboLuver]
tig1 Offline


Registered: 01/03/09
Posts: 10543
Loc: Illinois
_________________________
2007 Ford Fusion 160,000 miles
M1 0-20 AFE
2007 Ford Focus 142,000 miles
M1 0-20 AFE
10,000 mile OCIs on both engines
M1 ATF
M1 10-30 in all OPE
MC filters


Top
#1374262 - 02/14/09 08:53 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: tig1]
StevieC Offline


Registered: 08/21/08
Posts: 14339
Loc: Niagara Falls, ON, CA (near)
Very interesting...
_________________________
'06 Hyundai Sante Fe - 330K KM's
Current Oil: RLI 0w30 (Ask me why)

Don't be part of the Sheeple, check frequently for wool over your eyes. wink

Top
#1374268 - 02/14/09 09:00 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: Drew99GT]
MNgopher Offline


Registered: 09/17/02
Posts: 3230
Loc: Lakeville, MN
Catalytic convertors removed so it'll run real good on regular gas...

Top
#1374289 - 02/14/09 09:34 PM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: Dualie]
T-Keith Offline


Registered: 01/20/04
Posts: 4865
Loc: MN
 Originally Posted By: Dualie
 Originally Posted By: HM12460
mid/full size, 1990-94, fwd general motors car with a 3800 engine.


surely this cant be a serious post?


ahem...
_________________________
'98 Regal 309,000
'06 Terraza 125,000
'03 9-3 173,000

Top
#1374567 - 02/15/09 08:14 AM Re: Longest lasting engine/Car [Re: T-Keith]
02Pilot Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 98
Loc: New York
M10 & M30 BMW engines are known to run nearly forever. Overbuilt bottom ends and short-stroke oversquare configuration make them bulletproof and long-wearing, as long as you keep the valves adjusted and don't overheat them.

Top
Page 2 of 5 < 1 2 3 4 5 >