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My 4Runner reached a milestone today #4466703
07/21/17 09:24 PM
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FlyNavyP3 Offline OP
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Today my 4Runner rolled 330,000 miles on the engine (not rebuilt) that it left the factory with.

In fact it still has a staggering number of original parts that haven't been rebuilt at this mileage.
It still has original ball joints, tie rod ends (inner and outer), pitman arm, front u joints, slave cylinder, cv axles, sway bar end links, transmission, transfer case and a host of other things I'm certain I'm forgetting.

The engine consumes no oil even at a 5k OCI and the truck just made a 600 mile round trip to Charleston SC getting over 21 MPG running 75-80.





Last edited by FlyNavyP3; 07/21/17 09:27 PM. Reason: Added pictures

Luke
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Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4466708
07/21/17 09:29 PM
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What oil and filter you use?


'98 LEX LS400 290K
'02 4Runner 230K
'05 Lex LS430 85K
'07 Lex GX470 65K
Amsoil in last two.
Schaeffer in the first two.

Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4466711
07/21/17 09:30 PM
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Which engine? How old is the vehicle?

Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4466723
07/21/17 09:47 PM
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What is the change interval on lube fluids?

Great milestone!

Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: wwillson] #4466725
07/21/17 09:51 PM
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+1 on a very good milestone.

I always enjoy your posts on here. Great job with this four runner.


Nissan Altima 3.5 Coupe
Mobil Super 5w30 Wix 57356
"Treat your family like your friends and treat your friends like your family."
Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4466735
07/21/17 09:55 PM
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Colorado
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Subscribed! Considering a 4Runner as my next vehicle.

popcorn


Thick vs Thin test: 15k / 43k miles complete
Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: Gebo] #4466739
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Originally Posted By: Gebo
What oil and filter you use?


Whatever is cheap!! grin grin grin


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: Gebo] #4466750
07/21/17 10:11 PM
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Jacksonville, FL
FlyNavyP3 Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Gebo
What oil and filter you use?


The 4Runner was dealership maintained for the first 255,000 miles of its life every 3k with bulk oil. Since then I've bounced between 3-5k OCI with everything from 5w30-20w50 including a few runs of SAE 30. Filters have been FL-1A/FL-910S/85515 Car Quest Blue/85348 CQ Blue/Puro Boss 10241/1348 Napa Gold.

Almost all of the trucks life has been on conventional oil. I've run Mobil 1 5w30 once since I've owned it.

I've posted nearly every UOA I've done on the truck before. About 60k worth of data. Currently running VWB SAE30 with 1348 Napa Gold.


Luke
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Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: wwillson] #4466752
07/21/17 10:14 PM
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Originally Posted By: wwillson
What is the change interval on lube fluids?

Great milestone!


3-5k OCI
Front differential 50k
Transmission 50k
Transfer case 50k
Coolant 36 months
Rear Differential 30k
Brake Fluid 36 months
PS fluid 50k


Luke
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Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: SubLGT] #4466755
07/21/17 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted By: SubLGT
Which engine? How old is the vehicle?


Engine is a 22RE 2.4 SOHC EFI 4 cylinder with a 5sp transmission. The truck is a 1987.


Luke
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Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4466763
07/21/17 10:27 PM
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Those things are incredible. Reliability is right up through the roof on them. Well done!



2018 Chevy Colorado
1995 Ford Thunderbird



Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4466822
07/22/17 12:17 AM
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Congrats from one 4Runner owner to another. My 4Runner reached it's own milestone, as it is 20 years today since it was built. cheers

Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4466874
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From the looks of it you have taken very good care of the vehicle. On another forum I'm on, a fellow has a 4Runner like yours with over 500k on the odometer. I'd not be surprised if yours hit that mark as well.

Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4466881
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You can definitely tell that's a Southern truck! Those didn't last but 7-10 years around here. Congrats on 330k!


'17 VW GTI 2.0T - 6MT - 14K - PPE 5w40
'15 Camry SE - 2.5 - 23K - PP 0w20
'99 S10 - 2.2 5MT - 158K - PP 10w30
Re: My 4Runner reached a milestone today [Re: Delta] #4466916
07/22/17 08:09 AM
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Originally Posted By: Delta
You can definitely tell that's a Southern truck! Those didn't last but 7-10 years around here. Congrats on 330k!


Western truck originally, sold new in California then moved to Northern Arizona. I had it shipped from Arizona when I bought it. I have another one, the twin to this truck but in black, it's rough rough rough, it was my winter truck for years in Michigan now it's more of just an occasional use truck as it's pretty rusty.


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