Who has the highest miler.

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Snowbird, Oct 23, 2014.

  1. Snowbird

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    Have just returned from lunch at Vallajoyosa so will check mileages after my siesta. Hope I dont have to buy many pints :).
     
  2. Scarrow

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    15000 miles in the last two years. But considering my van's previous two owners only managed 4700 miles in four years. It seems quite high.
     
  3. lorger

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    The MH hasn't done much about 25000 miles but a friend of mine owns a bus company and I do the occasional private hire for him. One Saturday night he left a note to take a Merc 27 seater for this wedding party, well I thought this is nice compared to the old things he normally gives me and at 6 years old it had over 500000 miles on it. It's very rarely off the road so make you wonder what some of these wagons will do.
     
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    We bought our Hymer on a Fiat chassis with 20,000 miles on the clock. That was 5 years ago. It now has 130,000 under its belt. I think some owners who still have jobs tend to drive 200 miles to a campsite, stay there for three weeks and then drive home again.

    Our previous van conversion started out with 30,000 miles and finished up with 160,000.

    But we do usually manage to spend close to 100 nights per year in it.
     
  5. 1_man_and_his_dob(lo)

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    Wow! Now...assuming you weren't the original owner...how many of those miles have you added?
     
  6. Janine

    Janine Funster Life Member

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    She had 23,000 on the clock when I bought her nearly 10 years ago so not that many considering we average over 60 nights away each year :)
     
  7. 1_man_and_his_dob(lo)

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    You do realize that by the time that engine needs a major overhaul, there'll be no fossil fuels left on this planet! :)
     
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  8. Wildbill

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    My van has done 130,000km it had 113000km when I got it I have done 17000km in it even with all the brake downs sins rebuild I have done 2900 km and it runes beater every day.
    bill
     
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  9. wizzer59

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    I shouldn't worry to much, we'll probly manage to destroy our self's and the planet long before that:cool:
     
  10. Ralph-n-Bev

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    Our is 8 years old and has just shy of 30k. So still a baby to these old boys. But we've done more each year in the time we've had it then the previous owner. Who had it for 3 years.
     
  11. Peter & Elaine

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    Our 2.3 fiat euro can has done 51000 miles since new 2008
    I wonder if will last as long as some of the vans quoted on here
    I some how doubt it
     
  12. Allanm

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    Mines only done 13000 miles so far.........
     
  13. davanne

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    Mines a 2006 and done 45000
     
  14. Snowbird

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    Well my money is still safe at the minute with 3 high milers.I knew AlfandM would be a close contender.
     
  15. sadlonelygit

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    just to annoy snowbird i'm off out to buy a couple of sh!tters from work with NASA mileages on them and chuck a mattress in the back:ROFLMAO:(y):whistle::p
     
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    My old 709D Mercedes has 304000 km on the clock, she's all original. Had her two years. The last owner did 6000 mls in 7 years.(y)
     
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