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Old 04-17-2011, 10:14 PM   #81
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well I think I've mentioned before that revving to 6500rpm quite a bit doesn't help much but is fun. lol. poor engine.
It finally died huh? Now...?
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Old 04-17-2011, 10:23 PM   #82
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^^ nope she ran..... I drove it into the shop. then back out for a wash, then into another bay before shutting it off. That was how I drove it once in awhile though. I just say NOW it's off because the trans it out of it along with the starter etc.
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I had a spare tire go up in flames once, my truck was hit with an rpg though.
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Old 04-17-2011, 10:24 PM   #83
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^^ nope she ran..... I drove it into the shop. then back out for a wash, then into another bay before shutting it off. That was how I drove it once in awhile though. I just say NOW it's off because the trans it out of it along with the starter etc.
Oh, gotcha.
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Old 05-10-2011, 06:56 PM   #84
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My mom's 03 has 161,000 miles! No major problems...just an alternator problem around 130,000.

I doubt she really ever floors it...maybe that's the key!
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Old 05-10-2011, 07:14 PM   #85
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mines got around 86500 now i think when we got it it had 22k around 04. mikes transmission is going to live on in my car for many more 6500 rpm revs. i hope this stock motor holds up but if not itll get built back up and keep rackin up the miles i got my liscence in this car and lost it for the first time in this car and have WAY too much money into this car to give up on her til theres nothin left
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My mom's 03 has 161,000 miles! No major problems...just an alternator problem around 130,000.

I doubt she really ever floors it...maybe that's the key!
That is very impressive. Mine made it to 154k before droppin a VS.
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Bought it February 2010 with 73k miles and am now sitting at 102k miles with no issues(knocks on wood). Of course I dont push it hard often. The only time I did is when I drag raced my buddy's Aveo 1.6 e-tech and beat him by half a car length.
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Bought it February 2010 with 73k miles and am now sitting at 102k miles with no issues(knocks on wood). Of course I dont push it hard often. The only time I did is when I drag raced my buddy's Aveo 1.6 e-tech and beat him by half a car length.
Has nothing to do with it. It will go being pushed hard or a granny driving it.
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96k on my inherited 02 LX. Sister passed in June and parents don't want to sell it and it's pretty much been setting the last few years due to on going illness. Replacing the egr tube today and the coil next week. Has a starting issue that really can pin point. Although if I ground one of the spark plugs wire it'll fire right up. I did see a small hairline crack in coil today. After I get it started runs and drives like a cadillac. The whole valve seat issue worries me haven't decide what I want to do yet.
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