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Unread 05-23-2010, 01:28 PM   #1
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The blazer rolled over 200k miles on the odo this morning. And the engine still starts like a champ, purrs like a kitten, and never stumbles. Never even had the airbox off the thing
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Unread 05-23-2010, 02:12 PM   #2
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The blazer rolled over 200k miles on the odo this morning. And the engine still starts like a champ, purrs like a kitten, and never stumbles.
Nice. Though I'll be at 300,000 by the time you get to 250...

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Never even had the airbox off the thing
As long as you've been changing the air filter regularly, nice.
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Nice. Though I'll be at 300,000 by the time you get to 250...

As long as you've been changing the air filter regularly, nice.
Airbox doesn't have to come fully off for air filter replacement.
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Airbox doesn't have to come fully off for air filter replacement.

Yeah, mine doesn't either. But I have to take mine off twice a year.

Can't reach my mixture screws with it on
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god, and I'm going to hit 21K this week...
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god, and I'm going to hit 21K this week...
And save for a transmission, you've spent more on repairing your car than has been spent on this thing in the last 14 years of this ol' dog's life.
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And save for a transmission, you've spent more on repairing your car than has been spent on this thing in the last 14 years of this ol' dog's life.

And more than I've spent on my F150. Counting the initial purchase.
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1984 Ford F150 | 4x2 | 300ci six | granny four | 3.55 rear end | 210K | Brakes shot. Rear drums are doing most of the work. Not fit to drive due to that.
1997 Ford Explorer XLT | 4.0L Vulcan V6 | 5-speed automatic | shift-on-the-fly 4WD | 210,000 miles | Running 95% - Needs brakes on all four corners + bald tires
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And more than I've spent on my F150. Counting the initial purchase.
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lolwut
Spent more than his entire truck cost, plus maintenance and upgrades. Thats what he means...
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