what is the most reliable daily driver you have owned?

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  1. BonzoHansen

    BonzoHansen Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

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    my 1993 civic ex coupe was bullet proof and with 4 snow tires took me skiing in Vermont every other weekend. my 05 honda pilot has been no where as solid, although it has never left us stranded.
     
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    Can't help ya. I usually never keep a car more than 2-3 years.:)
     
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    1990 GMC 4X4 long bed, regular cab, 300,000 + miles and going strong. With the exception of a swap to 4.56 gears when I lifted it and a few sets of CV axles for torn boots, the drivetrain is stock. Sure, the TBI 350 isn't the strongest, but it refuses to die... and is probably the reason the trans has never failed! I regularly tow a 4,000 lb boat and it's seen lots of snow in it's life. I have thought of replacing it with someting newer with four doors for the family but just cant accept making payments on something new when it runs so well.
     
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    Any of the Chevys I have owned,they are hard to kill
     
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    1986 Chevy Silverado, had the trans rebuilt at 188K, new water pump at 200K, that's it!!!

    Put 250k on it before I stopped driving it daily. I still have it.
     
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    My Green 71 Camaro that was my DD from 1978 to 1987. I put 200,000+ on a car that had 100,000 on it already. I did a couple of motor and trans swaps too.
    Next 1990 C1500 Silverado I bought new and sold (way too cheap) 16 years later with over 180,000 miles and never replaced an engine or tranny gasket except one water pump. An Alternator, a starter, radiator, fuelpump and oil pressure sender were all the parts replaced, done by me, a very servicable truck.
     
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    Buickfunnycar Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Because there's no way they'd be more reliable than any of his Honda/Acura's...
     
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    Don't forget Toyota's John, we have 2 Camry's, best cars we ever owned.
     
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    1992 Toyota Sr5 extra cab pickup
     
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    Crikie, some of you (and/or families) drive a LOT! Live closer to where you're driving all the time, fer chrissakes!!:D

    It would take me >30years to put 300k on a car. I intend to keep my '06 TL for 20 years (unless I get a 50% raise...), and I won't likely hit 200k by the end of that.
     

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