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#61 OFFLINE   alcyonecorporation

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 04:41 PM

One of our contributors at work has a diesel Volvo 900 series on 901k. It's still in regular use.
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What we need is more poo brown cars.


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Posted 22 February 2017 - 06:38 PM

The Transit is on 225,000ish.

The Tiger and the B10M - both almost certainly north of 1,000,000.

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 08:25 PM

The highest I've managed in a car so far was 186000 ish in our old SAAB 9000 before the autobox gave out. Current Saab 9000 is just over 152K



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Posted 22 February 2017 - 08:43 PM

The Omega I bought off JohnK at the end of Sept with 163K now has 171K on the clock. I am achieving 28 mpg as an average if I don't use it much around town at the weekend.  4.5 months to do 8K

I guess we'll be hitting 185K by Christmas.



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Posted 22 February 2017 - 09:15 PM

My ex-jackytwoshoes BX Break has 247,500 on the odometer, but the speedo has been broken for a fair while. I've done at least 5500 miles since I bought it - I'm guessing the real mileage is about 265,000 but it feels like it's done about twice that

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 09:01 PM

My ex-jackytwoshoes BX Break has 247,500 on the odometer, but the speedo has been broken for a fair while. I've done at least 5500 miles since I bought it - I'm guessing the real mileage is about 265,000 but it feels like it's done about twice that

I part chopped my Orion with 43,000 on the clock many years ago. Only thing was that it was 143,000 and that didn't take into account the three years it hadn't worked in which I did 35-40000 miles. The guy was a real spiv type wheeler dealer who thought he was getting one over on me but I think he had a surprise when he started looking over the car after I had gone. At least I assume he did as it was in the paper the day I was chopping it in but every time I drove past (twice a day, to and from work) I never saw it on the bomb site.

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 10:26 PM

Exciting development.

Toyota actually do #HighMileClub stickers. You tweet or Facebook them with a request.

Bronze = 150k
Silver = 200k
Gold = 300k

First two are on order and hopefully arrive tomorrow!
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Posted 24 February 2017 - 10:32 PM

Driven loads that's done 200-250k. The worrying thing is they always seem to drive better than something that's done 90,000. I'd make an exception for the van though I moved house in last, 285k Transit Luton. I had to hold it in 3rd gear when it was cold.

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 11:39 PM

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Highest mileage I've had and still not good enough.  RIP stripey bus.



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Posted 24 February 2017 - 11:59 PM

The ex-GarethJ, ex-groovylee Octavia isn't too far off now, won't be long.  Alas as I'm changing jobs in a couple of months I probably won't be the one to see it to the 200,000 mark as it now technically belongs to my employer and will stay with them when I go, which is a shame.  

 

And yes, the multifunction display is still borked.  Sorts itself out when it warms up, mind.

 

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 12:04 AM

Am I allowed an honourable mention for a Princess with 146k on the clock?  I feel that's something of an achievement.

 

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#72 OFFLINE   alcyonecorporation

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 01:31 AM

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Yeah, get fucked you ceefax pile of shite.

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Highest mileage I've had and still not good enough. RIP stripey bus.


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What we need is more poo brown cars.


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Posted 25 February 2017 - 02:02 AM

Didn't you do about 185k of those miles when you delivered it?



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Posted 25 February 2017 - 07:22 AM

My transit has 105k on it. The average speed give or take a couple is 28mph. 105000/28=3750 hours.

3750/24=156.25    It has ran continuously for 156.25 Days. Quite astonishing really.



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Posted 25 February 2017 - 08:47 AM

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  • Vehicle makeBMW
  • Vehicle model730
  • Date first used31 December 1989
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MOT history of this vehicle
  • Test date30 August 2016
  • Expiry date29 August 2017
  • Test ResultPass
  • Odometer reading313,751 miles
  • MOT test number8315 8610 1100

M30 nicely loosened up. Can't remember the last E32 I saw on the road.

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 10:39 AM

I had a few cars with high mileage, notably a Y reg 1600cc Escort estate that had done over 450,000. Used to get driven from London to Aberdeen and back each week for a while.

 

I have had a few bikes with high mileage (for a bike-most seem to do about 4,000 miles a year). GSX-R750 with 180,000 miles on it before destroyed in a crash. Fireblade with around 120,000 on it when sold (speedo used to work 20%of the time). GS500 with 100,000 on it before I ran it out of oil.

 

Currently have four bikes I rotate for my commute (20,000 a year) and highest mileage is on the CBR600 at just 70,000 miles. Loads to go as seen one with 310,000 miles on it. 


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Posted 25 February 2017 - 11:40 AM

The highest mileage car I've ever owned was that Audi 90 at 151000 miles but that's not that high really. I like looking at the car auction website and seeing what's going though with high or low mileages. this 4 year old Volvo has been busy with 338000 miles, It still looks like new too!.

 

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Then on the other end of the scale you've got this 17000 mile ex-Lifeguard Navaro which has clearly spent the last 14 years under the sea.

 

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 12:38 PM

That Volvo's done 240 miles a day seven days a week for four years.

Or 350 miles a day five days a week.

 

It would have needed three or four services a year. It looks like it's a D2 or D3 and I reckon it's probably a better used buy than a slightly older one with a quarter the mileage...


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Posted 25 February 2017 - 12:57 PM

The highest mileage I ever owned was this Subaru Legacy with 269.000km when I sold it. 

 

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Bought it with 223.000km two years before. It drove faultlessly. Of course some maintanence required, but 

it never let me down, always started first time and got me where I wanted to go. Best car I ever had, I guess! 

 

P.S.: That´s exactly the one that felt better built and better made than the far-more-expensive Cadillac SRX.  :mrgreen:


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Posted 25 February 2017 - 05:49 PM

My 2cv is rather modest at about 117,000, but I remember the day it passed 100,000, driving around trying to catch the clock as it spun over. Definately didn't take a photo while driving! (or at 110K) 

 

 My previous moped Pedward was of unknown mileage as I owned it for 3 years and the speedo only worked for around a week of that. I don't know how long it was broken, but you know how fast you are going on a moped! I considered fixing it, but as the new cable lasted a week, and the bike had been a swap for a bottle of Jack Daniels, I didn't bother!


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Posted 25 February 2017 - 09:08 PM

Exciting development.

Toyota actually do #HighMileClub stickers. You tweet or Facebook them with a request.

Bronze = 150k
Silver = 200k
Gold = 300k

First two are on order and hopefully arrive tomorrow!


I wonder if Lexus do anything as crude?

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 09:49 PM

Wife's Panda turned 180k today. Gotta be amongst the highest mileage modern Panda around.
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Posted 25 February 2017 - 10:48 PM

Wife's Panda turned 180k today. Gotta be amongst the highest mileage modern Panda around.


Sounds like your wifes panda has been around the block a few times... :P
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Posted 26 February 2017 - 04:35 PM

Sounds like your wifes panda has been around the block a few times... :P


You should see her beaver! ;)
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Posted 26 February 2017 - 05:11 PM

You should see her beaver! ;)

 

I wouldn't get too close, those things have huge teef



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Posted 26 February 2017 - 05:59 PM

I wonder if Lexus do anything as crude?

 

If finding out is not an excuse to double the mileage on HODOR, I don't know what would be.


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Posted 26 February 2017 - 07:06 PM

My old Uno that I owned between 1992 and 2001, took it from 70k to 234k before it finally needed too much spending for its MoT, still running sweetly until the end although a little smoky

 

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 07:33 PM

My old Uno that I owned between 1992 and 2001, took it from 70k to 234k before it finally needed too much spending for its MoT, still running sweetly until the end although a little smoky

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I think that will take some beating. If that was me I'd be looking back, thinking about what might have been.

Isn't there a gent on here with a brace of Peugeot's heading over 400k?

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:16 PM

And here they are.

Space left for the Gold one in a few years time...

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:44 PM

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Renault 6TL with an invisible 1 since it's been around once already. The achievement of the previous owners so I can't take credit for this one.




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