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Old 01-07-2011, 07:46 AM   #76
Bigger Al
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My current 22RE has 285,000+ miles and still going strong, my late model 22RE's also gave an excess of 200k miles, never had a problem.

I'm putting the finishing touches on an engine swap in my '86 Toyota 4x4 P/U. It's got 289,000 miles and finally gave up. I plan to drive it for quite a few more miles after the swap, too.
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Old 01-07-2011, 07:49 AM   #77
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i had one for many miles, reliable yes, but ridiculously crappy mileage for a slow 4banger.... sold it for the 4.0, after 11 years still loving it and the fact it'll keep up with traffic even with the a/c on.

oh...and the G5 eats cross country trips for breakfast and loves the city too, never skips a beat

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I can attest to that......The best I get 18mpg. With 215s and babying it.
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Old 01-07-2011, 08:52 AM   #78
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Norton 750 Combat. No question!
A member of the MBEMCC had one. Name was Jerry. He was not only faster than shit on it, but the thing had like 300K on it and had never had more than valves and maint done from what he said. He and the bike were even featured in a Cycle World article.
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