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Old September 22nd, 2013, 03:05 PM
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How many miles are on your original 4.0 engine?

After 16+ years on the road, how many miles are on your original 4.0 engine? Have you rebuilt it or is it still original after all these years?
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Old September 22nd, 2013, 03:13 PM
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Old September 22nd, 2013, 03:53 PM
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11,860 on original engine
what a jerk!
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Old September 22nd, 2013, 03:54 PM
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what a jerk!
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Old September 22nd, 2013, 04:45 PM
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Old September 22nd, 2013, 04:49 PM
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Yes, perhaps I should have been more specific. How many miles are on your original 4.0 engine, for those of you who have actually been driving your Defenders? Did they crap out at 150k, 250k, etc.?

And no, that doesn't include driving it on blocks in reverse to reduce the mileage... :-D
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Old September 22nd, 2013, 05:51 PM
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Old September 22nd, 2013, 06:11 PM
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My 98 RR had 212,000 before I decided to rebuild a donor engine, in hindsight I should have just done a cam and oil pump/front cover, although I did reuse the heads, so my new motor is running with 218,000 on the original heads (guides, seals etc..)

My daughters 97' Disco has 246,000 and still going strong, real strong..
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Old September 22nd, 2013, 06:41 PM
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Old September 22nd, 2013, 09:14 PM
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165k and just drove it 15.5 hours, then beat it off road. Though it's a bit different..
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Old September 22nd, 2013, 10:17 PM
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My '98 P38 4.0 has 178k on it. Runs very smooth, doesn't burn a drop of oil, gas maintained its (crappy) fuel economy and is original save for the seals.
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