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Old 05-31-2007, 01:10 PM   #1
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How many miles?

How many miles can a 3.2L Boxster S engine last before running into problems? The 100K milestone is not what it used to be 20 years ago IMO. Car engines lasts much longer now I think.
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That's an ENTIRELY subjective question.

No one can say how long an engine will last. PERIOD. We can surmise how long it SHOULD last....
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101,143 miles

Give or take a few tenths...
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101,143 miles

Give or take a few tenths...
Is that your current mileage on your 06?
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Old 05-31-2007, 01:22 PM   #5
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I'm putting about 10K-12K miles a year.
right now I'm at 40K on my 2000 S.
Which means I won't hit 100K for until maybe 2012 soooo I have another 5 or 6 years before I worry about these things.

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Well, there are many variables including how well the car has been maintained, how hard it has been driven, etc. I guess my question should be "Is the 100K miles mark still signifies that a car is 'done'?" or is it now 150k or 200K?


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That's an ENTIRELY subjective question.

No one can say how long an engine will last. PERIOD. We can surmise how long it SHOULD last....
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Old 05-31-2007, 01:55 PM   #7
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when it comes to these engines...who the hell knows.
it can be 100k, or 11k, or 200k, who knows. but they will blow up at some point looks like lol
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