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Old 15th April 2005, 00:01   #31
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This thread is great! It motivates me to keep my old car for many more years and not run after new models (and wasting money).
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Old 15th April 2005, 12:37   #32
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my zen 1996 is 112000 odd kms. goes 140 in petrol n 125+3or4 in gas. the performance has gone down but still it is fine. good to go around in city. its returning me 11kmpl petrol with ac in city. gas returns me 10kmpl same conditions.
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Old 20th April 2005, 22:53   #33
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I had done 1,25,000 kms + in my Peugeot 309 GLD. The engine was still in very good shape but it was increasingly difficult to maintain it, so sold it 8 months back.
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my cielo has 150,000kms on odo and my indica has 83k ,both of them are as good as new
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Old 21st April 2005, 08:36   #35
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I did 80000 miles in my Peugeot 309 Sri (130000km) - car was still running when I sold although it was getting a bit ropey in the brakes / suspension area. Car was taken of the road in 1997. My dad ran a 1968 VW Variant to 120000 miles (190000km) and the car was going strong till 1982 (we sold it in 1975). also had a Merc 220D (which never made it to India!) which my uncle took over and ran to around 2000000km - again car was running till 1984 (found the UK website which can tell you whether a car is on the road or not)

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Old 21st April 2005, 09:40   #36
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well my dads Tata Sierra ahd clocked 2,57,000km...
and my nissan has done 79,9xx km well i took it when it was 76,xxx km...
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Old 21st April 2005, 15:10   #37
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wow..gr8 tread this one.. my '96 esteem has done 85k+, '86 model 800 around 112000, Dad's w124 E-class '97 model has done 2,04,000.. all cars well maintained and still running strong..Well,I also have a Honda Marvel with 43,000 kms still running smooth.
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Old 21st April 2005, 16:35   #38
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The list includes:

1)Premier Padmini(1988):3 lakhs + 12978k(Combined driving by me & my dad).Still running.
2)Maruti Zen(1998):45457k(Again by dad and self)
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Old 21st April 2005, 16:52   #39
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Zen 1999 with 1,04500 kms on board with stock clutch.
The pressure plate seems to be on a bit low now, rest intact. Still love to take her on highways and my daily drives. Plan to take it up for modifications later.

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Old 22nd April 2005, 19:41   #40
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1997 Astra
currently 97k + still running strong.......
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Old 20th March 2006, 07:37   #41
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Quote:
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wow..gr8 tread this one.. my '96 esteem has done 85k+, '86 model 800 around 112000, Dad's w124 E-class '97 model has done 2,04,000.. all cars well maintained and still running strong..Well,I also have a Honda Marvel with 43,000 kms still running smooth.
Just thought to update the same and revive the tread:
1. Esteem now 91,437
2. 800 - SOLD with 1,23,000 at the odo.( brand new BALENO - SO far 430Km)
3. W-124 - SOLD with 1,29,000 at the ODO.(replaced BY W-210= 67,000km)
4. Marvel - now at 81,000km ( fully broken now)

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Old 3rd August 2006, 14:41   #42
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Done 70k and going strong on my 2002 5 Speed MPFI 800. I took over from my dad when it was 52k, new shoes + new battery after 3 yrs. Does a good 110, sometimes 117 on golden quadrilateral. City 15kmpl, long drives 19-20kmpl. yes, it sucks with AC on.
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4.5 L + on my 1956 Merc 180D.. engine's just been redone.. and am in the process of restoring the car up to original spec.
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Old 3rd August 2006, 16:09   #44
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45,350 kms on my Accent GLE in 13 months time. Going by this rate I guess it wont be too far to touch 100,000 kms. Vehicle still very lively and in fact the average mileage has increased to 13.5 kms with 95% A/c on.
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2l8ulose,

4.5 L tremendous man...do post some pics...

im closing in on 140,000 miles on my 1960 standard 10...untouched mechanicals on their last legs...!
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