Re: 200,000 miles!
> My 190e, which was maintained fanatically (he had all the records), had the head off at 75K due no a loud screeching valve.
> Luckily for me, whoever did the work did a nice job, as it's been running like a champ since I bought it (10K miles ago) and
> hold's it's oil fantastically. I drove over 8500 miles on the oil that came in the car when I bought it (just changed), and it
> didn't move more then an eighth of an inch down the dipstick.
Lucky you found a low mileage model :)
> Still, assuming that most cars will run 200K with proper maintenance is overly optimistic in my opinion.
Oh, not most cars, just good cars :-)
> Have you drive a ford lately :~)
Yeh, with a mercedes engine :-)
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