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Old 10-02-2007, 08:53 PM
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Holy high mileage batman

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/car/408063146.html

I wonder if changing the oil every 2500 miles has something to do with it.

Still, i feel sorry for whoever buys it for that much (if anyone).

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Old 10-02-2007, 09:26 PM
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We are into uncharted territory here.
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Old 10-02-2007, 10:02 PM
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If it were close and cheaper I'd buy it.


He should have put another 100k miles on it, than traded it to the dealer as a 30k mile example.
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Old 10-02-2007, 10:40 PM
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My 94 Accord V6 has 500,000+ miles with original engine but from day one it has been Mobil-I at every 5000 miles.
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:59 AM
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http://atlanta.craigslist.org/car/408063146.html

I wonder if changing the oil every 2500 miles has something to do with it.

Still, i feel sorry for whoever buys it for that much (if anyone).
Oh boy, this paves the way for the ubiquitous 'Hondas will run for a million miles' claims.
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Old 10-03-2007, 08:10 AM
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Does that thing have any parts which are still original? He must have changed his CV joints at least three times, his tranny at least three times, etc.
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:02 AM
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I don't believe it.

Who the hell would DRIVE for business from Miami to Seattle??

Hondas are great cars but this just seems fishy. He's in Atlanta - if I had time I might go have a look, but probably not worth the time.
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:39 AM
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I don't believe it.

Who the hell would DRIVE for business from Miami to Seattle??

Hondas are great cars but this just seems fishy. He's in Atlanta - if I had time I might go have a look, but probably not worth the time.
I had that thought, too. If he's a salesman, he must have a helluva big territory!
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Old 10-03-2007, 10:26 AM
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If a car had been THAT good to me, I don't think I would want to sell it...
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Old 10-03-2007, 10:30 AM
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Wonder what carfax says. Speaking of carfax.
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Old 10-03-2007, 10:48 AM
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WOW....and it cost him at least $90K to rack up them miles!!...
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Old 10-03-2007, 10:52 AM
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I don't believe it.

Who the hell would DRIVE for business from Miami to Seattle??
Nobody in their right mind, but the fear of flying isn't uncommon. We have 2 salespeople who will not fly. Their territories are CT and eastern MA respectively so they don't have to fly for their daily work, but there are national turf and golf shows as well as training seminars 4 or 5 times a year all over the country. They schedule their vacations around them so that they can drive out, whether it's South Beach or San Diego.

While a little "off", it's certainly not out of the question. With all of that driving I'd seriously have to reconsider my career choice
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Old 10-03-2007, 11:42 AM
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I travelled from Staten Island NY to Upstate Poughkeepsie NY 5 days a week, it was 90miles roughly and IBM paid my fuel bills, one of the reasons I accrued the high miles on my Accord, for weekends I used the 240D.
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Old 10-03-2007, 12:56 PM
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Craig over on the diesel forum racks up a ton of miles on his 300D driving it around the country. He doesn't like flying, so he drives.
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Old 10-11-2007, 04:13 AM
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Wonder what carfax says. Speaking of carfax.

http://www.autoblog.com/2007/10/01/craigslist-find-of-the-decade-930-000-mile-95-honda-civic/

It even has a CARFAX report from when the car had 907,000 miles on it.

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