Did anyone see this article yesterday on The Truth about Cars? It was an enjoyable and important read about how owning an exotic sports car might end up costing you a fortune in repair in the long term, even if you bought it dirt cheap, and how privilege be can a big factor in deciding... Continue Reading →
Earlier this year, I had a story on Carol Marini and her 800, 000+ mile mustang. Well, I have some new info about her. She contacted me and gave us an update on her situation. Unfortunately, she wasn't able to secure the funding to attend the pony ride down to Las Vegas this year. That's... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--yRARrgZMg Why have I not blogged about Carol Marini yet? I read about her and her Hardtop V-8 Mustang about six months ago, and yet I still haven't put her in the hall of fame. Well, I'm about to fix that right now. Carol bought her Mustang way back in 1968, and let me tell you, the... Continue Reading →
Would you like to join the high mile club, but can't really be bothered with all that 'driving'. No worries, this ebay auction will solve your problem. Just bid on this 1996 Lexus LS400 and you can have ALL the miles in a matter of minutes. Well, 896, 977 to be precise. That will put you in... Continue Reading →
Today's high-miler comes from the UK. Bruce Olsen bought a 1964 Ford Pickup(F100 I'm thinking) in 1973 with 200k miles on it. He then proceeded to drive it to 804,000 miles, where it is still being used. These aren't a lot of miles in a short amount of time, but rather a nice long roll... Continue Reading →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oxAjgq24Ts Here's a lovely story from Petrolicious about a 1964 Porsche 356 with nearly a million miles on it. At last count, driver Guy Newmark had 982,000 miles on his baby. Then it was stolen. Then it was recovered again. I haven't heard if he's actually gone over the big milestone or not. If anyone knows,... Continue Reading →
I was just over at the 8thcivic forums, and it appears that Deltatechx will hit a million miles in the next few weeks. We'll be following the news here. If you don't remember DeltatechX, here is the story I posted on him a while back. He's currently at 995,000 miles.
This is the story of a man and his car. I've been following this griping story of 8thcivic user Deltatechx and his 2006 Civic LX for some time now. This forum post is massive, but it's an excellent read. If you want to know what it takes to keep a car going past 800K miles,... Continue Reading →