mark

100K mile club

80 posts in this topic

Congratulations! I have a ways to go, my 04 is just under 35K miles. :huh:

Doug H

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
post-2563-1212464317_thumb.jpg

Completed break-in at 1am last night.

Any other club members yet?

-Mark

Wow, how's she running? I'm catching up, I just hit 53,000 in my '06

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice work - I am almost half way there 41,000 miles.

What would be interesting would be a summary of the 'notable' items and experiences over the miles since you have had the car...

Trent

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The car is running really well right now and still very tight. I put a bunch of money into her in January to get everything up to snuff and she has been very reliable. She typically gets out for ~60+ miles/day.

I've only had the car for 20K miles. Since then I've had to replace the AWD collar gear, angle gear unit, a rear wheel bearing, driveshaft CV joint and some computer module (can't recall of the top of my head). Previous owner had to do many of the common tasks such as brakes, wheel bearings, axle ping, remove driveshaft braket for rain squeal, etc.

Yes, I plan on keeping her and the timing belt will be coming up soon. I also expect the clutch will put a dent in my pocket sometime before 150K. Other than those two items, we'll have to see what goes next. Shock/Struts I may just do with the timing belt later this year.

Compared to my '91 740 turbo s/w, she is running much smoother and tighter for the mileage.

-Mark

Edited by mark

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Wow, how's she running? I'm catching up, I just hit 53,000 in my '06

Geez Alex - I'm catching you up - just got my 1 year anniversary letter in the same week I passed 20,500...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wow. My 06 VR is 2 years old and has a whopping 32k kms (20 k miles). Even my 1970 P1800 only has 89k miles. Where are you driving? We may have to call you Irv.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Geez Alex - I'm catching you up - just got my 1 year anniversary letter in the same week I passed 20,500...

Well, I'm 53,500 and I've only had the car in the USA for 18.5 months :angry:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My 2006 V70R only has 5,112 miles so far.......!

However, my 1995 Camaro Z28 has 114,000 miles on it and it's still running strong with no oil use and everything still works but the climate control lights which have been out for several years now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
My 2006 V70R only has 5,112 miles so far.......!

However, my 1995 Camaro Z28 has 114,000 miles on it and it's still running strong with no oil use and everything still works but the climate control lights which have been out for several years now.

I hope you have a groovin mullet to go with that Camaro :angry: That VR is going to be a great used car buy for someone down the road..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Geez Alex - I'm catching you up - just got my 1 year anniversary letter in the same week I passed 20,500...

Am exactly a month away from her first birthday and we've logged 17,850 miles to date. I'm figuring 20K/year for the next 5 and really glad to hear that your car is tight and strong at 100K...gives me hope

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Well, I'm 53,500 and I've only had the car in the USA for 18.5 months ;)
I have only done 36k since Dec '06, but I don't have a job to go to. -mk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
My 2006 V70R only has 5,112 miles so far.......!

I just passed 3,000 with my '07 V70R. Engaged in possible sale, and the buyer drives 150mi/day!! So if sale goes through, he'll put more miles/ month than I have in 14 months! Buyer is not AlexD.

:lol:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I just passed 3,000 with my '07 V70R. Engaged in possible sale, and the buyer drives 150mi/day!! So if sale goes through, he'll put more miles/ month than I have in 14 months! Buyer is not AlexD.

:lol:

Gasp! Selling your '07? Why?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Gasp! Selling your '07? Why?

Simple scenario right now:

+ I found an '08 AMG wagon, drove it, loved it...

+ Dealer offered me $35,000 on my trade,

+ But then a former colleague offered $40k as he is getting out of his leased S60R as he wants a clean R wagon

+ And then a private seller of '07 AMG wagon just called y'day cutting his ask price to $70k... so I'm on the fence this weekend

By Monday, I'll be done torturing myself. I expect to keep the R b/c as you see, I don't drive enough to justify a garage queen. That's especially true since we're in the process of getting our garage re-built.

Five years ago I wouldn't have spent more than 2 minutes thinking this all over, and would have just gone for the AMG. What to do...

Cheers

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

post-2991-1215317561_thumb.jpg

Still Purin like a kitten at 224K on the 04 V70R -yah thats me driving like im elderly to save a few bucks

Completed break-in at 1am last night.

Any other club members yet?

-Mark

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Still Purin like a kitten at 224K on the 04 V70R -yah thats me driving like im elderly to save a few bucks

That's awsome!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

TM - Incredible. Can you tell us what you have done in terms of service and repair? Timing belt? Shocks? I guess driving like you're elderly can work!

bill in nj

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
post-2991-1215317561_thumb.jpg

Still Purin like a kitten at 224K on the 04 V70R -yah thats me driving like im elderly to save a few bucks

MILES??? :lol::P

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now