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Anyone with the S197 model driven over 100k miles without a major problem so far?

That's what I'm curious about this yet I acknowledge that it might be still early for the most to be driven over 100K miles as of yet. I hope this is not a repost but did look first 3 pages yet nothing about this.

So anybody?
 

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I highly doubt it man. Some people are getting up there I bet, but assuming someone go their Stang in May 2004, thats 20,000 miles a year. The average is 12-15,000 a year.

Who knows? Someone must've done it! :gringreen
 

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I know of somebody on another forum with a '07 GT with over 100,000 miles and no major problems that I'm aware of.
 

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5twenty hit 100k a long time ago. i believe back in 2007. he avgeraged around 35k a year. After like 101,000 miles he tore his engine out and put in a 300ci forged short block with a 2.6 kenne bell twin-screw and has insane HP at the wheels.
 

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71K, and runs as good as the day Ford rolled it out.

I spoke to a long time Ford tech, who told me he has been in a few of these engines with well over 100K on them, and they looked practically new. He went as far as to say, in his opinion,.....they are just "broken-in" at 60K +.

When I change my oil every 5K miles, it looks almost new as well. Light brown, never black, not even close. I run the same semi-synth it came with.

I drive it hard too. I think the engine likes it!!:laughlitt
 

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there was a guy that just had a post that said he had 100,000+ and the only problem was something with his interior

im a bit away from hitting 100,000 im only at 28,000:yup: i have a ways to go
 

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Over 100k means there is generally a lot of freeway driving, which could be a good thing. Less changing gears, steady rpm, less turn... I personally wouldn't want a car with over 100k, but if thats all you can afford why not.
 

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Over 100k means there is generally a lot of freeway driving, which could be a good thing. Less changing gears, steady rpm, less turn... I personally wouldn't want a car with over 100k, but if thats all you can afford why not.
IMO after 50k i won't be buying a car. But i intend on keeping my car till the day i die so who knows how many miles i will get out of her :)
 

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At my current pace I won't hit 100K on the odo until 2028.....perhaps I will keep her :rollgrin:
 

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I have 108,000 miles on my 2005 GT and have had no major issues at all. I had an alternator go bad and an erratic temperature gauge replaced. Both were covered under extended warranty. Other than that it has performed great and runs as good now as it did new.
 

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im at 65k right now
 

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For 2005 - 2008 mustangs ONLY... (both v6 and GT)

Anyone with the S197 model driven over 100k miles without a major problem so far?

That's what I'm curious about this yet I acknowledge that it might be still early for the most to be driven over 100K miles as of yet. I hope this is not a repost but did look first 3 pages yet nothing about this.

So anybody?
2006 GT Vert with 83K now. No problems. Do all the maint on time or early and spend the extra $$ on good quiality fluids and parts and you'll be fine.
 

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I've got a 2006 with 140k miles on her now - only issues so far: new alternator, new thermostat housing (they're plastic!) and routine care like brakes, tires, etc. - - planning on driving mine into the ground and then replacing with a new motor/tranny, etc. :bigthumbsup
 
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