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Old 06-10-2016, 04:54 AM   #11
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175k 87 2wd z24i. Everything's original except the transmission which was replaced at 160k. And I just replace the original water pump a few weeks ago.

The original pump started leaking from the weep hole around the time the tranny was replaced.
Not really knowing what it was I plugged it and took it on a 10,000 mile road trip around the country. Was still leaking and working fine when I changed it.
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Old 06-10-2016, 05:27 AM   #12
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isnt there someone on here with almost 500k? havent seen him in a while.
as for mine ive got 245k. original block (iffy if a rebuild was done). original trans and rear end.
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Old 06-10-2016, 10:44 AM   #13
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I have 246,936 miles, as of my last fuel up on 6/4/2016.

I think I have replaced all of the suspension components, some multiple times (like the center link).

The fuel injectors were replaced by Nissan in June of 2013.

The clutch and synchronizers in the transmission were replaced January of 2014.

I keep thinking I'll replace the engine at 300k miles, but I don't know if I will or not. It seems like if I buy new shoe laces for an old pair of shoes, the shoes wear out before the new laces will. Sometimes I think the engine would be very similar. I can't imaging I'd push that truck to 600k miles. In 10 more years, I won't be able to find replacement parts when one of the sensors go out.
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Old 06-10-2016, 11:28 AM   #14
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In 10 more years, I won't be able to find replacement parts when one of the sensors go out.
When this happens, I'll probably drop in a small block or something similar.
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Old 06-10-2016, 01:20 PM   #15
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I plan to put a VG33 in mine after this motor gives out. VG30i parts are scarce enough as is.
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Old 06-10-2016, 03:49 PM   #16
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i rebuilt a motor once on a high mileage car, ill never do it again. the car is just so worn out at that point that its not worth it.
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Old 06-10-2016, 04:08 PM   #17
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I can't believe my mileage is one of the lower ones on here really. 111 000 Miles converted from Kilometers, however I don't know how long the speedo cable was broken for before I bought the truck so god knows how many clicks the old girl really has.

I don't know if I'd ever rebuild the 3.0, I think I'd be more inclined to drop in a 3.3 or a 350. Probably drop in a 3.3 just so I could keep my manual trans/transfer case.
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Old 06-10-2016, 04:08 PM   #18
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That's a matter of opinion :P I rebuilt mine at 252k and have no regrets.
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Old 06-10-2016, 04:13 PM   #19
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I'm at 253k and some change. Did the timing chain around 20k ago- though it really only needed the guides changed.
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Old 06-10-2016, 05:11 PM   #20
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That's a matter of opinion :P I rebuilt mine at 252k and have no regrets.
when you rebuilt did you make it a EFI? what I mean is the vg30i can you or did you turn it into a vg30e?

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