High mileage club

Discussion in 'KJ General Discussion' started by sootie007, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. LaneKJ

    LaneKJ Full Access Member

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    115,434 Miles exactly on Ol' Blue. 2004 Liberty Limited Edition.

    Front Shocks - 106,000 miles.
    Radiator & Water Pump - 107,000 miles.
    Serp. Belt - 109,000 miles.
    Tranny Flush - 115,000 miles.

    EDIT: When I got the Rad. and Water Pump replaced, the guy also repainted most of the external parts of my engine. Made it look real clean and nice!

    ..And thats it. Next weekend I'm doing some regular maintenance with replacing some spark plugs. Getting a tune up soon. Also have a window regulator that potentially might need to be replaced soon. Other than that, its pretty solid!
     
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  2. Joejeeper420

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    Over 300k... Sorry no pics of the odometer, that stopped working a while back when the speedo died... but it's been verified by my dealer after being hooked up to the computer... My odometer has read just over 188,000 for the last 8 years or so... lol... Just changed my transfer case for the second time... She's on her second motor, third front diff, second rear diff, third transmission... Third full interior... And the list goes On... But she is my tank and I love her!

    It's down to such a science... My buddy and I can swap the transfer case in under 30 minutes lol!

    I'm gonna drive her till the wheels come off... Duct tape them on and just keep goin

    She was born in November of 01 and now shares parts from poor unfortunate kjs from Alaska to california, Florida to Texas and more!

    EVERYTHING that broke prematurely was solely my fault and not that of the kj. She is a tank!!! I went water fording up to my headlights in VT. ran the rest of the trail just fine... 25 miles from ny... Boom motor goes (well worth it) 700 for a new motor. Blew my tranny driving 110 mph for 20 straight minutes trying to get home from upstate in an emergency... 300 bux... Blew my rear and TC on a trail PUTTING MY CAR IN 4wd while on two wheels and gunning it (8 years ago immaturity at it's best) 500 bux, and so on and so forth. I've had a pathfinder armada blow a stop sign Clip me in the front and spin me around 3 times ending with their car having no passenger wheel... and drove home losing just a fender flare. I hit a mercedes Benz ml55 amg goin about 40 mph putting the back door in the backseat... And drove home with some scratches... Once again so on and so forth. I've been sideswiped rear ended etc... And I get to drive home EVERY single time! When my rims and rockrails get rusty... I spray paint them driving this jeep has been the greatest driving experience thus far. I had a luxury car, a sport compact, and a full blOwn drag racing car (that I owe my Libby to! Only bought it to tow my drag car up and down the eAst coast) and NONE of them come close

    For the 3 grand or so in replacement parts over a 12 year span ( I do all of my own labor)
    It's so not worth buying a néw car. She is still just a gorgeous vehicle!
     
  3. yellocoyote

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    I witnessed 211,111 on mine today. :)
     
  4. roberjon

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    192 and some change!
     
  5. SpikeMag

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    Just like the other '02 Kjs my TANK is still doing great at 192,000.
    Just replaced the water pump and radiator, as well as a transmission flush, but that's it for major repairs.
    I'll be replacing the rack+pinon and stock suspension this summer, but after some more key component replacing and additions in the next few years I easily hope to put on another 100k
     
  6. fallstiger75

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    2005 Libby, bought new July 2005, 156,000 miles, several brake jobs, 4 water pumps, transmission pan, 3 sets of tires, one set of plugs at 30 K, one serp belt, and a whole lot of pulling heavy loads(20 ft wellcraft double axle trailer) it don't owe me nuthin"!!! just saying
     
  7. TheBlueKJ

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    Are you saying you've only changed the plugs once for the entire 156k?
     
  8. rawger

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    139000

    2004 Renegade. Bought new.
    Skyjacker 2.5" Spacer lift and 265/70-16s at 55k miles.
    Just Passed 139k and replaced front upper A arms and upper ball joints.
    3 window regulators out.
    This one, like all my other Jeeps, runs great. Still averaging 18.1 mpg.
    I've owned several XJ's - all great.
    KJ pretty similar, more rounded - quieter on hiway. 4 wheels almost as good.
    'nother great Jeep.
    Roger:death:
     
  9. Thelt

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    I have 107k on my 2005. I bought it about six months ago with 101k on it. So far all it has needed was a water pump and new brakes. I figure the brakes were deferred maintenance from the prior owner. Only complaint I have is the saggy springs but I plan to replace them at some point with some OME.
     
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    150k, Alternator/Generator replaced, Blower motor replaced/repaired, Water pump replaced. I just bought this a few days ago, but the previous owner kept it up meticulously.
     
  11. ionizer

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    265000 kms. rad, hubs 2x now timken, u joints 2x now spicer, just ordered lbj's and full ome susp. ac comp. getting noisy. thats it i think. kj's kick ass.....i was sceptical at first but ive been beating on this thing for 2 yrs now. all good. except for that friggin back window thing. mine is wedged in the corner with a piece of cardboard.
     
  12. hectikart

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    103,500 miles...the last year has been expensive:

    82,000 rear u-joint
    83,000 re-built front driveshaft CV head
    84,000 ironman suspension
    84,200 new radiator
    87,300 broken valve spring, dropped valve.
    Upper engine rebuild. All new valve springs and seals, rocker arm, head gasket, valve cover, serpentine belt, spark plugs
    90,000 #5 coil pack
    94,000 5 new tires, general grabber AT2 245/70r16
    103,300 water pump, serpentine belt

    She has just been semi-retired. I put 1,200+ miles on a month just for work, currently getting 18mpg at best, gas is killing me. $500/mo

    Just traded our XJ for a Honda civic to commute to work with and my wife is using the KJ. She only drives like 200 miles a month, so hopefully that will curb the downward spiral of expenses the KJ seems to be taking. I'm liking getting more than double the gas mileage for commuting, but other than that, I miss my jeep...
     
  13. biker69

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    173,000 miles. CRD 2.5td

    need to replace:

    rear wheel bearings.
    crankshaft rear seal.
    steering rack.
     
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  14. resipsa

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    2003 3.7L Sport at 160,000 miles. This week I replaced the radiator, hoses, and thermostat. In June I replaced the right rear LCA; last year I replaced the rear UCA. I have replaced the rear CV joint on the front drive shaft, replaced the rear shocks, and changed the blower-motor resistor and all the fluids multiple times. I may be doing my PS pump and tie rods shortly. My KJ will be moving on to greener pastures when I replace it in January. Sadly, I will be leaving the Jeep family due to an irresistible Ford supplier discount available through my employer.
     
  15. UC3Caveman

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    2002 limited 4x4 3.7
    148k
    New engine at 135k
    This is what happened to the old one:
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    New front driveshaft at 140k
    Lift kit at 142k
    Fuel "filter assembly" at 145k
    New radiator and sway bar bushing/links at 147k



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  16. street_jeepKJ

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    109xxx just under 110,000 05 liberty limited. had since day 1 when she rolled off the showroom floor. bolt ons- headers, intake, exhaust, rotors, rebuilt tranny in 2011, replaced alternator, waterpump, battery, sparkplugs, hood lifts...need to replace my shocks and struts next. the rear shocks are going bad
     
  17. Sun Valley

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    260000 miles, 03 Limited (all stock sorry folks) Besides the normal brakes, tires, and maintenance, ball joints, water pump, alternator, AC compressor clutch, radiator, blower resistor, fan clutch, and some instrument cluster bulbs.:eek:
     

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    276,000 miles! new battery!
     
  19. dude1116

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    Rolling at 110k now.

    Routine:
    -Oil changes
    -Battery
    -2 Sets of tires
    -Brakes turned and new pads
    -"A couple of pulleys" according to a family friend that worked on it when I was clueless.
    -Serp belt
    -Lots of dif fluid (water was getting in the front before I swapped the breather hose)
    -T-case and transmission (old transmission) fluid replacement
    -PS fluid

    Replaced:
    -Used trans at 80k
    -CV joint on front driveshaft, T-case end

    Needs:
    -Radiator
    -O2 Sensor
    -Transfer case position sensor
    -Oil sending unit
    -Another CV joint on front driveshaft, T-case end
     
  20. dcwik

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    I bought at 56k, now I'm at 102K on my 06 KJ. I'm a maniac when it comes to maintenance, so I've blown through plenty of oil, ATF+4, coolant, diff fluid, and filters.
    Aside from maintenance items and brakes, I've replaced my O2 sensors, (3) window lift plates, outer tie rod ends, and a transfer case position sensor.