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A record? Not by any means.
Part of a select few? Nah. Not even that.
Impressive? Yeah. Not too many cars can handle these numbers and still run this strong.

Not the original engine. That was replaced less than 20k ago. But all the frame, body and many of the OEM components are still alive and kicking.

I guess next step is to see if that far left "4" works now that the "3" is verified.
 

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I'm impressed....not that that means anything. It is a reflection on you for taking care of it.
 

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309,000

Just rolled to 309,000. New engine and xmission just 4,000 ago. As was said before, good maintenance and these baby's will go forever. Onward to 400,000 !!!!!:):):):)
 

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930k, basically the same SBC that we run, and hardly any wear. Would have kept going except it lost a valve keeper and dropped a valve.
Amazing thing is, it was still running the original tranny, never rebuilt.

http://www.millionmilechevy.com/custom-1/Million%20Mile%20Broch.pdf


A worse design, and was using a quart every tank, but still went 1.2 million miles and finally broke:

http://www.millionmilevan.com/

The point is... if you take care of most any American V8 it should go a million miles!
 

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What's that got to do with Chevy B Bodies

What's that got to do with Chevy B Bodies ????
 

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You're right. I edited the post to make it more clear.

What it has to do with Chevy B bodies, is we are all running similar engines, and it was meant as an encouragement that with proper care we should be able to go well beyond 300 or 400k...
 

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Nice Job SEO...I'm in the 250's and chasing you.... :)

-ALF out...
 

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376,000+ original engine, original cluster(no repairs). It can't last forever though and it's probably time to replace it.
 

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What transmission number are you 300K guys on? My '94 Caprice was on 4 before 130K...
 

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I'm on my 3rd. 1st one got some warranty work but was not replaced. 2nd one was installed @ 98,333 and lasted all the way until i replaced engine, xmission combo @304,500 and it was still working fine, just replaced it because it was in there so long and i figured it was the smart thing to do. the 2nd one that lasted 206,000 miles was built by DRW xmisssions in santee (san diego) CA. It had additional clutch plates and a shift kit. the 3rd one is from Jasper (as is the engine) and also has many similar upgrades. it's guaranteed for 100,000 or 3 yrs, so I expect it'll go a long way.:):)
 

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94 Caprice Beater Wagon

Currently at 322K Miles and being driven as the winter rat. All original, engine and trans have never been apart. (Original Opti). Regular maintenance and oil changes every 3K miles. Just did the rear axle bearings. Trans is slow to shift into reverse, but all forward gears are working OK. Oh and the original cluster is still working perfectly.

Don't ask me about the garage Queen 96 SS...its the one that gets all the love and seems to always need something!
 
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