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“I attribute my lead foot and persistent maintenance as contributing factors to its longevity,” says Tom Stokes. “With the exception of a little play in the gearbox, it rides like a 30,000-mile car, and still pulls like it did when I bought it sixteen years and 315,000 miles ago.”



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1 hour ago, damnboy037 said:

That’s a lot of fuel money 

I think like that too, but then realize how many people drive 13-17 mpg V8 pickup trucks their whole lives.

I usually end up at 18-19 mpg but have seen 24-25 on long trips in mine.

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