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350,000+ mile 1987 240

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Old 09-24-2008, 08:29 PM
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I'm brand new and here to discuss my '87 240 DL with over 350,000 miles.

I deliver pizza in it every day, not the greatest gas mileage, as the tranny won't shift in to 4th, but I love the car. It does have a couple of issues, but I deal. The blower fan went out last year, which may become an issue this winter. The 'pre-heater' hose rusted out and I took it off, so it's a little loud and 'truck-ish.' The undercarriage is rust city, worse than I've seen on any car, ever. I think the least of my concerns is the back passenger brake light will not work for the life of me.. I've re-wired it a number of times, and obviously changed the bulb, but to no avail.

Oh well, I love the car, and it starts up beautifully every day.

It sat out the blizzard of 2008, as did 99% of all vehicles in the area.


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Old 09-24-2008, 08:30 PM
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but when spring hit, we got right on it ...

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Old 09-24-2008, 09:31 PM
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Default RE: 350,000+ mile 1987 240

hhahah thats so classic... Imma catch up to you I have 91k on my s80 t6. Have you put all 350k miles your self?
 
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Old 12-09-2008, 12:20 PM
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I have 174,000 on my Lexus.

Put 25k on it the first year
 
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