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Old 12-04-2013, 04:42 AM
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Originally Posted by obbayer View Post
You were the guy that was on the tv show, can't think of the name of it right now.
My son was one of the original hosts of that show....Buzz Thompson!
Old 12-04-2013, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Tawn View Post
Does Dodge or Cummins provide the 'MILLION" door badge? Never seen one before, pretty cool.
The gave me a 800k and a 900k but when I hit a million, they sent me a hat. Looks like they have a badge now.
Old 12-05-2013, 06:42 AM
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That's a lot of miles in a P/U truck.

I did it too, does this count?

If I stayed a little longer I would have a two million plaque.



But I drove this to get it

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Originally Posted by cajflynn View Post
My 01 Dodge never flipped. I have been stuck at 999,999 for two years! Cummins and Dodge were really cool when this happened. They gave me a bunch of engine parts and a lot of encouragement. Automatic 2wd. The second photo is the actual truck.


I always thought the boat and trailer goes behind the truck. Learn something new every day.
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Originally Posted by ericinmich View Post
I always thought the boat and trailer goes behind the truck. Learn something new every day.
Well if look, you will see that there is one there too, now if he was pushing one with the front bumper too ... that would be truly impressive.
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Originally Posted by ericinmich View Post
I always thought the boat and trailer goes behind the truck. Learn something new every day.
Looks tipsy
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Originally Posted by Halfmoon View Post
That's a lot of miles in a P/U truck.

I did it too, does this count?
I say that counts.
Old 12-05-2013, 02:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Dillard88 View Post
Looks tipsy
Felt tipsy too! I always hated those off ramps that circled back to the exit.
Old 12-05-2013, 03:27 PM
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Great accomplishment! Hard miles are those too so recognizing the quality of the vehicle has to be forthcoming as well.

We expedite so we operate 26'/<26k box trucks and have had many go beyond the Mil before an overhaul that could have waited another 250k! Start with a good product, take care of it, and you reap the rewards. I'm working on 3 Million miles now that I've come out of retirement so as to maintain my sanity, lol. Won't make it though as I just piddle basically doing home deliveries of these new Samsung Smart TV's that are selling like wildfire here in the ATL. Absolutely bad to the bone and the plasma versions have an even deeper color and overall view that a 60" will just take over a 30x30 room. The 75" models are just breathtaking.
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I saw a service work sheet on a tundra that had 720,000. Service every 5000 miles w synthetic oil.
Old 12-06-2013, 03:29 PM
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Very Cool, I had a brick mason a year or so ago that had a chevy diesel with well over 1 million miles on it......it was a 90's model truck. He also had a Ford with the 7.3 that had close to 800K.

Both trucks had regular maintenance and nothing else, I was pretty impressed.
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is there a 100 million mile club?
Old 12-14-2013, 05:55 PM
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I gotta ask...How do you launch the one on top??;?
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I would guess it gets lifted off with some sort of crane.

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Originally Posted by Weekend-Hooker View Post
I gotta ask...How do you launch the one on top??;?
Really tall snorkel. Or travel lift, crane, hoist, etc..
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Originally Posted by Halfmoon View Post
That's a lot of miles in a P/U truck.

I did it too, does this count?

If I stayed a little longer I would have a two million plaque.



But I drove this to get it

Tough to beat an ol' CH w/E7 power.
It was not uncommon for UPS to bring them to my dealership w/1.5-2.5 million on them to swing a new engine.
Their trucks are extremely well maintained, and they ran great w/those miles.
Engines were never apart, just taken care of.
You guys push the hell out of them, I've already seen their 2013's w/200-300k on them , trucks that are 1 1/2 years in service!!

To the OP, that's awesome!
From what I've seen I down a Dodge w/Cummins power any day, maybe an older 7.3 power stroke, but I know way too much about the 6.0 and the Duramax to own one..
Just my $.02
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2000 7.3 here, 371k just regular oil changes and small fixes here and there

gots long ways to go LOL
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is that a 5.9 or 6.7 they switched that year ?
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Originally Posted by lobsterboatman View Post
Can't beat those Cummins. Only bad part is it's surrounded by a Chrysler body.
Great event !
UH, the whole truck has over a million miles on it, 10-4. Don't forget, he was TOWING something at least 50% of the time.

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