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Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? #4335854
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My '04 has 297K...

Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: grampi] #4335883
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[off-topic]
I have an '08 sedan Yaris with 52k miles. I am the original owner....

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16 Golf SportWagen
13 Mazda5
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04 Elantra
95 accent
95 mystique
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Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: grampi] #4335919
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My goal is to get to that point. What have you done to keep it going?


2007 Corolla Red Pearl 155k miles
PP 0w20 & ST 4967

Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: grampi] #4335995
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I think when someone has 297k they probably just ran down the freeway on a long commute. My truck has 110k, but it's mainly city driving. I looked at the engine hours today and it has 5200hrs.


2007.5 dodge cummins 6.7 liter. Chevron Delo400 15w40. 7000 mile or 250-300hr intervals.

Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: grampi] #4336061
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Originally Posted By: grampi
My '04 has 297K...


Not a Corolla but my pace is faster, 236K on my '08 CRV


19 Ridgeline RTL-E >1K factory fill, A01
08 CRV 275K+ VSyn w/ML, A01
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13 JD 2032r 325H, JD Plus 50 ii 15w40
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Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4336063
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Originally Posted By: motor_oil_madman
I think when someone has 297k they probably just ran down the freeway on a long commute. My truck has 110k, but it's mainly city driving. I looked at the engine hours today and it has 5200hrs.


My '09 GMC (work vehicle) just past 170K and 43xx engine hours.


19 Ridgeline RTL-E >1K factory fill, A01
08 CRV 275K+ VSyn w/ML, A01
04 JD L130 740H, Mobil S 5w30
13 JD 2032r 325H, JD Plus 50 ii 15w40
M1Delvac 5w40 in OPE
Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: grampi] #4336090
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Originally Posted By: grampi
My '04 has 297K...


and the odometer will stop working at 299999 banana

Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: grampi] #4336127
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There's a 70 Toyota around here that I think is a Corolla.

I don't know the mileage but he bought it new and it's still his DD. We have talked about cars a few times. I have an 84 Civic wagon and I'm the original owner and it's also my DD.

He said he's always used Castrol 20w-50. At first he did 2K oil changes but in the past 30 years or so he opted for extended intervals and now goes 3K between changes. The speedo and odometer have been non operative since the 90's. He said he only fixes things that make it go an stop and keep the inside rain free and warm and of course the lights. His car is always garaged at home and at work and the climate here is perfect for people and cars.

Problems? None really. I helped him do a valve job somewhere around the 80's and he's had a local shop do other work but nothing serious. His next maintenance coming up is going to be an engine overhaul, radiator, hoses, generator, starter, u-joints, clutch and bearings and syncros for the tranny and a re-do of the diff. This will be the first serious work and he's going to have it all done at one time, oh and upholstery and paint. He says it has nothing to do with economic sense, just that he likes the car and wants to keep it. He drives it almost every day.

The only changes have been an ignition conversion to solid state, a coolant recovery and return system along with a crankcase catch can.

He said he'd buy a new car but this one is still working well. He paid about $1,800 cash and a new car would cost a lot more.

Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: grampi] #4336144
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My brother had a 92 with 450k when he sold it and then a 2003 with 390k when he sold it for his 2015 crosstrek that already has 80k on it.


2010 Mazda RX8 Sport - 37k miles - ????
2006 Toyota Matrix XR AWD (Wife) - 130k miles - Valvoline Max Life 5w30
Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: grampi] #4336149
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I have one i the famiky that has 298k kms, mostly city.

Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: grampi] #4336252
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I work on a ladies 2004 Honda Civic on occasion and it had 405k miles on it last time I worked on it.

Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: slacktide_bitog] #4336299
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Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog
Originally Posted By: grampi
My '04 has 297K...


and the odometer will stop working at 299999 banana


I was literally thinking the exact same thing. LOL


2010 Ford Fusion SE - 2.5 liter/6F35 Trans - 271,000mi
2014 Nissan Altima SL - 2.5 liter/CVT - 62,000mi
Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: Rolla07] #4336382
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Originally Posted By: Rolla07
My goal is to get to that point. What have you done to keep it going?


Change the oil and filter every 6K, change the tranny fluid every 18K, change air filter about every 20K...that's it...

Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: slacktide_bitog] #4336383
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Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog
Originally Posted By: grampi
My '04 has 297K...


and the odometer will stop working at 299999 banana


Yes, I've read that...I will have to use the trip meters to keep track of the mileage for my fluid and filter changes...I think that's hilarious, the car outlasts the odometer...

Re: Who here has the highest mileage Corolla? [Re: TinyVoices] #4336385
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Originally Posted By: TinyVoices
My brother had a 92 with 450k when he sold it and then a 2003 with 390k when he sold it for his 2015 crosstrek that already has 80k on it.


That's impressive!

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