200,000 miles on a package car

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by soberups, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    This is the first, and probably the only, time in my life that I have rolled 200K on an odometer. These Freightliners are holding up well, mine is still in good shape even with 200K on it.
  2. aiian

    aiian Active Member

    I've got 226,XXX on mine and she's just vetting broken in.

    I've also driven one with 370 something that was frightening to say the least.
  3. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Most of my package cars had many more miles but not on the original engine.
  4. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    I have a 2008 with just under 400,000 miles. Love the truck. Hate the emissions.
  5. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

    I got a 96 international 50k not even broke in yet the only truck I've ever had
  6. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    Mine has 578,000
  7. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I have just over 2,000 on mine.

    (No, it has not rolled over)
  8. wornoutupser

    wornoutupser Active Member

    I have taken two trucks over the million mile mark! Trucks are sent to my center to die.

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  9. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Ive got 567000 on my 700. Im sure the motor has been replaced a couple times. That sumbitch will roll 85 I know that and is an automatic lol.
  10. 395k on my freightliner 7 cube. Original motor... Every day I wonder when its going to give lol. Will be well over 400k by next year.
  11. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    over 800K on the POS truck I drive / Should have been crushed several years ago
  12. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    We can give some credit 2 our sturdy mechanics for making them run with that many miles.
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  13. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    You would think...but.... Crawl unDer one and look around. Everything is really engineered to be replaced fairly easily.
  14. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Parts on order. OK to run.
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  15. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    Should have been crushed several years ago
  16. rod

    rod retired and happy

    In the "old days" they would only scrap them when their frames couldn't stand anymore welding. They were pretty much bullet proof other than the engines. Those old 300ci six cylinder Ford engines were a work horse but they didn't have a long shelf life when they were used in the bigger trucks.
  17. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    I saw more of the GMC 292 sixes. Those were tanks for sure.
  18. HubBub

    HubBub Active Member

    Haha, can't be too new if you have a fancy digital readout. The most I've actually seen was about 350,000. I'm in a building with mostly newish automatics though.
  19. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Cant beat having an automatic, like being on vacation lol. I don't ever want to go back to a manual tranny forget that junk lol.
  20. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    My last truck retired with 333K (29 year old truck) and that's city miles with rough torn up roads and pot holes. My new hotness has less than 20k.