The Jeep Hits 300,000.0

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  1. Aaron Brooks Wolters

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    My Jeep tripped the 300 mark today.:) I know, it's cheesy but have always tried to take care of everything I have owned and this is the first vehicle to make to this point so.
     

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    I'm crying bullshite. No car that old has a 7 digit odometer. :toothy5:

    [I've always wondered why all cars don't have a 6+ digit odometer]
     
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    Good going Aaron. A couple of years ago, I had a ten year old Cherokee, the 4 litre straight six. It only had about 125,000 on the clock when I sold it, and it still sounded, and drove, like new. Great car, although a bit narrow inside.
     
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    My Toyota Tacoma flipped the 100k back in early summer. I plan on taking photos when it hits the 200k and 300k marks.
     
  5. Aaron Brooks Wolters

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    Cars didn't use to last this long.:lol:
     
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    The four litre is was a great engine and I know of several around here that have more miles than my 5.2.
     
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    #7 DerAdlerIstGelandet, Nov 10, 2012
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    Gotta love Jeep! There is only one!

    I won't buy anything else. Some people complain about there reliability. I think they just don't take care of them. If you keep with the scheduled maintenance, they will drive forever.

    My 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited with the 5.7 V8 had 200,000 on it when I finally blew the transmission. It was also my neglect that caused it. My 2005 Grand Cherokee right now just passed 74,000, and has never been in the shop for anything but routine maintenance.

    As a Jeep fan, I get all sentimental watching the below commercials...;)


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDEZ5BqZ2u4


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uIBL_ei5VM
     
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    Well done Aaron!

    She still looks beautiful to boot!
     
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    Congrats, Aaron!!

    That's a heck of a milestone for any vehicle :thumbleft:

    My 2008 Scion tC just hit 35,000 a few weeks ago...
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    Good going there Aaron...!:D
     
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    Thanks guys. I do my best to keep it serviced, use synthetic oil and K&N filters, air, oil, and fuel.
     
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    Well done mate! :thumbright:

    Btw, is that Volvo P1800 still rolling, the last time I heard of it, it had done 2,000,000 miles, still original engine and everything!
     
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    Congrats Aaron!

    I miss my Jeep. :(
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    Is that a CJ-7 Chris? A friend of mine has a Levi Straus Edition CJ-5.
     
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    Yup, 1976 CJ-7. I traded a 1975 CJ-5 for it.
     
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