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How long do they usually last?

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Old 09-10-2004, 01:29 PM   #1
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US How long do they usually last?

I've got a 1993 Ford Explorer with around 175,000 miles, I was wondering how long can you drive before the engine pretty much dies? It has been mostly city driving, a responsible adult driving good for the 150,000 then the last 25,000 I have been pushing it pretty hard. Whats the typical amount of miles I can get before replacing anything?

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Old 09-10-2004, 07:23 PM   #2
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Barring severe overheating (a head killer on the 4.0's) the engine will easily make 200K and maybe 300K with regularoil changes and proper care and use.
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Old 09-10-2004, 09:36 PM   #3
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have mine for 219000+ still strong but pings




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Old 09-11-2004, 10:32 AM   #4
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How much oil is it consuming? But yeah, with proper care, it'll to 200,000+ easy. A gentleman has one here with over 400,000




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its not the engine you need to worry about its your tranny




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That's true. If the engine is cared for, you can estimate using several trannys for every engine. Whether auto or manual, they're all pretty weak. Some have lasted 200,000+ miles though but not many.




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