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Old 08-18-2011, 10:35 AM
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Mine has 146,280 miles. Had 133k when I bought it almost 5yrs ago.
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About 86k on the 97.
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As long as I don't wreck it or it isn't made illegal to own in the future this will be my last truck. Once the engine quits it'll be cheaper to rebuild it than to buy another truck...
You're either older than I thought or very ambitious!
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Old 08-18-2011, 11:11 AM
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198K, I bought it with 141K on it 6 years ago.
The only engine work is fixing many $*!@$*! oil and fuel leaks in the valley and a new water pump.
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Old 08-18-2011, 11:39 AM
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About 180,00 miles or so on my 97' OBS. I bought it used last October and she's running strong
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Old 08-18-2011, 11:52 AM
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Mine reads 531k when the fuse is good. It blows the fuse about every 2000 miles for some reason
Thats wierd. What fuse blows? What else does that fuse effect? I hope mine does not start anything like that.
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About 86k on the 97.
Aww, it's just a little baby 7.3

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You're either older than I thought or very ambitious!
I'm only 25, so I guess that makes me ambitious! As long as I can keep from totaling it I'm keeping her!
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Old 08-18-2011, 02:20 PM
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Mine reads 531k when the fuse is good. It blows the fuse about every 2000 miles for some reason
Can you post a pic of your odometer reading that?

Mine has 343k miles on it now. The last 100k miles have been w/ aftermarket injectors and tuning.
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I'm only 25, so I guess that makes me ambitious! As long as I can keep from totaling it I'm keeping her!
Me too! I'm only 26 and i don't ever plan getting a new truck.

167k on mine, but it has factory reman stickers on it. Don't know when that was done.
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i am with you guys, its cheaper to keep fixing it than to get a new one. 290k and i dont ever plan on dropping 60 grand on a new version of what i have
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Old 08-18-2011, 03:38 PM
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i am with you guys, its cheaper to keep fixing it than to get a new one. 290k and i dont ever plan on dropping 60 grand on a new version of what i have
We don't fix, we upgrade! That's why I'm not concerned with running any additive in my diesel. When the stock injectors go bad, I get new stage 1s! My wife can't tell me I don't need them if they go bad.
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121k on her right now. Bought her at 52k and the fuel pump was done that month. Jeez, I prolly made my account here within six months of buying it. lol.

I see zero reason to buy another truck. Okay, I wouldn't mind a black 7.3 Sooper Dooty CC LB 5-sp to match, but only because I like those trucks, too. But I don't have the cash to plonk down, so it isn't happening. Poor me.
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