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Old 09-28-2006, 01:59 AM   #1
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Whats it called when an old car with low miles has bad engine wear, moreso than a car of the same age with high miles?
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No, there'* seriously a name for it....Billboost mentioned it once..I can't remember what its called.
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except my car has 95k on it
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No, there'* seriously a name for it....Billboost mentioned it once..I can't remember what its called.
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except my car has 95k on it
Pat you don't need to post that
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95k is low miles for a '92. Thats a 14 year old car. 14 years time the normal 12-15k a year means it should have 168000-210000 miles on it.
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Thats not the point of this thread. I was just looking for the name of that term...
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I called it something? Oh Geez..pressure is on now.

I usually mention..I'd rather have higher mileage. Because when you have old car with low miles things sit and flatspot. Bearings over time can do this.. everything will... Then along comes a younger person with plenty of spirit...giving the car a good run well... destruction is inevitable and the car becomes a money pit.
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