Who has the highest miler.

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  1. Snowbird

    Snowbird Funster Life Member

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    Just checking when my next service is due on the bus and got to thinking which funster has the highest mileage motorhome, and what is the base chassis. I dare bet a pint that my old RMB will be up there in the top 5. Its still on the original running gear and according to the service records never had a spanner on the engine other than filter changes. So come on you old timers, now is your chance to enter the Motorhomefun hall of fame. Can you beat this...234304. That equates to 14644 per year during its 16 year life.
     
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  2. Bellini

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    Nope. :) Udo's on 97,000 miles (around 156,000Km).
     
  3. funflair

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    Pretty impressive either way but is that miles or KM, ours isn't even knocking on the door at 82,000 I left it in KM as it looks more.
     
  4. MikeD

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    Wow - if you used it every day for the whole of its life.

    You would have driven 40 miles to the next campsite everyday (y):D
     
  5. Stephen & Jeannie

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    Second line down.......the O.P. Mentions mileage !
     
  6. Bailey58

    Bailey58 Funster Life Member

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    Read my lips! :rofl:
     
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  7. lugnutt

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    my rv a ford v8 has 130000 plus should be run in soon
     
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  8. calion

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    Thats a very impressive almost quarter of a million!!! Wow!

    Ours is 19yrs old and has done 70k
     
  9. sadlonelygit

    sadlonelygit Read Only Funster

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    my old talbot express (a delivery van before she was given to me) had 525000 miles on her before the head went.
    the current rapido merc has 160000km in 10 years
     
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  10. calion

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    Half a million - gasp!!!
     
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  11. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    That's some mileage.....what chassis is the RMB built on, if a Merc some real high mileage vans around. Remember commercial versions of campers lead a very hard life indeed and cover many miles. Campers cosseted in comparison
     
  12. Peter_n_Margaret

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    The OKA 4WD in my avatar was built in Australia in 1994 and was a tour bus until I bought it in 2003. At that time it had travelled 330,000km.

    I converted it to a motorhome in 2004/5 and we travelled Oz for 8 to 9 months every year for the next 5 years. Most years we would cover about 25,000 km.

    It now has a tad under 500,000 km on the clock. The majority of that has been on tracks and gravel roads.
    OKA built the chassis in house.
    The engine is a 4 cylinder 4L turbo charged Perkins.
    Most of the other mechanicals are Dana Spicer.
    There are many OKAs with over 1,000,000 km up.
     
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  13. emmitdb

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    The 'van we hired in New Zealand lat Christmas had 395000Kms on the clock.
    It was 2.5 VW based and looked a little like a Calypso with an overcab bed.
     
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    I know, but I talk about mileage and we are in Km so might be confusion, as I said decent number either way.
     
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    HI Dave, our's is just passing 374890KM = 225837miles, so our beauty must be in the top contenders,and must say she's still going strong, long live the old timer Merc's A!,Regards Alf
     
  16. calion

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    I see there is an RMB/Merc for sale on ebay, does it belong to anyone from here?
     
  17. Janine

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    'Shirley's nearly 20 years old and has done just 35,000 miles.

    Is that the reverse of your record, Dave? :)
     
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    Barely run in then Janine!
     
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  19. Hymie

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    Harriet is just nudging 24 years old and nudging 111000 miles.

    Hymie
     
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    26000m in 2 years so looking good so far ;-)
     
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