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    01 Deville 190k miles still running smooth.

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    Re: High Mileage Northstar Thread: Who can beat me?

    sorry for the late reply i didnt see the post, I use nothing but green/ Yellow, green is better cause if you get a coolant leak there easier to spot.

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    i just acquired a major coolant leak found out the person that owned it before me i guess was pretty cheap because the crossover has no seals just minor silicone, this is lovely.... ill probably be pulling that engine this spring and rebuilding it.


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    Re: High Mileage Northstar Thread: Who can beat me?

    2003 Seville SLS just shy of 175,XXX miles

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjbrome View Post
    Guy I work with has a Seville STS. 02 I think. His dad was the second owner and bought it with 50k and now he has it. Its been worked on of course but to his knowledge no head gaskets. I think a couple starters and altinators and most recently rear suspension conversion (I guess without sensors tops out at 90 mph). Last talking to him he said 260k but I'm guessing it's got to be closer to 265k now with the distance he drives to work. Original window sticker in glove box says $53,000!! Original owner was a doctor and paid in full. My window sticker says $45,000 on my 01 Seville base with back-up sensors and floor at package. (About 3k in upgrades from factory.)
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    I just talked to the guy yesterday and he said it just rolled over 260k this week and showed me a pic of gauges with mileage. Also said he put in 4 wheel bearings within last two years.

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    98 deville d'elegance 240,000

    04 xc70 233,000 and counting

    Previous high mileage cars

    90 mercedes 300te 514,000 then tranny went (original engine)

    87 mercedes 300e 414,000 ran fine but sold (original engine new tranny)

    99 Volvo s80 t6 275,000 (hg and catty went)

    00 Volvo s80 t6 300,101 and key cylinder went

    98 Audi a4 335,000 and everything went LOL!

    Just sold 01 lincoln Ls with 305k (timing chain went)

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    Saw a caddy on CL for sale with 420k miles in ad text. I looked at pic of dash and it said 240k. Just a typo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iamproctor View Post
    98 deville d'elegance 240,000

    04 xc70 233,000 and counting

    Previous high mileage cars

    90 mercedes 300te 514,000 then tranny went (original engine)

    87 mercedes 300e 414,000 ran fine but sold (original engine new tranny)

    99 Volvo s80 t6 275,000 (hg and catty went)

    00 Volvo s80 t6 300,101 and key cylinder went

    98 Audi a4 335,000 and everything went LOL!

    Just sold 01 lincoln Ls with 305k (timing chain went)
    Wow a lot of high mile cars! Just good luck or a lot of other parts to get there? Buy them with higher miles? Was the Audi a timing chain by chance?

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    Re: High Mileage Northstar Thread: Who can beat me?

    1995 seville sls that I gave to my son has 166,500 miles, motor is strong and shifts smooth, dependable daily driver.

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    Re: High Mileage Northstar Thread: Who can beat me?

    My completely stock 1994 cadillac deville 4.9 has 245,000 miles on her ,doesnt leak oil or uses oil but the steering seems to be bipolar sometimes i can turn the wheel with my pinky and other times I have to use all my might to turn a corner but hey i drive this car until it goes out it.I have overheated the engine multiple time and even drove ten miles home without the seperintine belt i was lucky that time.My engine overheated on the coldest day of the year my luck,it was -6 out and 2 in morning.I just pour some antifreeze and hyperlube and it was good to go never had a problem since.The only complaint about the car is that i have to use premium fuel because it starts to ping when run at 180F or higher and it hurts me just hear my car sound like that.

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    Re: High Mileage Northstar Thread: Who can beat me?

    4.9L is not a northstar and it does require premium or it will ping/detonate
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    Re: High Mileage Northstar Thread: Who can beat me?

    I bought a 2002 Deville a little over 2 years ago. Didn't really want it when I bought it, just helping out a young military member who couldn't leave until he sold it, but now it has become my daily driver. (minimum of 100 miles every day) It had just over a 100,000 when I got it and now is sitting at 187,377. There is no way that I would still have this car without the constant help of this site. The car had a bunch of little things wrong when I got it and because of this site I was able to overcome MOST of them myself, this site has probably saved me $2,000 in labor. Thanks
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    Re: High Mileage Northstar Thread: Who can beat me?

    I have a 1996 Cadillac Eldorado ETC with 198,668 miles and it's still going strong. The only issues are the driver seat quit working, the sunroof will vent but won't slide open, needs two new mufflers, has service ride control message speed limited to 90 mph., interior lights don't come on when the door is opened.

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    Drivendeville? Update?

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    Elevenytsix billion miles...

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    Re: High Mileage Northstar Thread: Who can beat me?

    He's got to be close to 700 by now.

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