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Old 10-02-2007, 08:03 PM   #11
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What left me doubting was that the Carfax only went back to 900,000 miles. Thats very odd imo. Where the dealer prep at 20 miles? No more service for 900k? .... right. Why are there listings for after 900k then?
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Repin, while I admit that Honda'* are very reliable, don't you think that'* a biiiiiiiiiiiiit on the BS side?
Why would it be a 'bit' on the BS side? It either is or it isn't. Quite frankly I don't care if this story is true or not, if I saw something like this firsthand I wouldn't be totally surprised.
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There are ways to advance an odometer. You know what they say, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Either the engine/tranny has been replaced a few times, the ODO has been "adjusted", or some digital enhancement has occured. I don't believe a 940k mile engine of any make doesn't even burn oil. Come on.
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what about the saab that did a million??

http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=538098
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Frame was rusted away, and it'* gone 400k since he was quoted that it didn't burn oil.
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There are ways to advance an odometer. You know what they say, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Either the engine/tranny has been replaced a few times, the ODO has been "adjusted", or some digital enhancement has occured. I don't believe a 940k mile engine of any make doesn't even burn oil. Come on.
Travis will be there in a couple years. Ask him then.
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Meh, yeah, I saw this a few days ago right after it was posted...

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/car/408063146.html

I dunno. Seems doable, but he would have been driving about 6500 miles a month....i don't care who you are..thats insanity. Was the car ever OFF?
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Why would someone who traveled from Miami to Seattle for work DRIVE, especially if it was a personal car? Why wouldn't you fly? It would take DAYS to go from FL to WA, so his business must not be that important if whatever he travels for can wait several days for him to get there.

I don't see why someone would try to sell a car with 930,000 miles if it didn't really have that many miles though. Unless he/she thinks someone will trust it more because of it. But a car with 930,000 miles in any condition isn't worth $2300 IMO.
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6500mi/mo * $0.35/mi = $2275.00/mo

not a bad paycheck just for mileage.
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I drove to RI for work last month and got reimbursed $80 (.48 a mile). It was definitely more than the gas it cost me.

While I don't know what kind of business he does, if this guy worked for any 'normal' company and not himself, there'* no way they'd let him drive his personal car when taking plane flights would save the company enormous amounts of time and money over reimbursing him for miles.
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