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Old 04-23-2010, 10:21 AM
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Default 3.0 V.6 good motor

Well , after 245,897 miles , she is finally getting rebuilt , had this truck for 12 years
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Old 04-23-2010, 10:54 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 V.6 good motor

So close to the 250,000 mark... did it fail, or is this just a preventive thing?
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Old 04-24-2010, 12:47 PM
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preventitive , lack of power
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Old 04-25-2010, 07:42 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 V.6 good motor

How much is a rebuild nowadays? and Daum! you put some miles on it!
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Old 04-25-2010, 08:45 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 V.6 good motor

wow. my 99 is just about ready to roll over to 100k.
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Old 04-28-2010, 04:06 PM
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It is costing me $2,475.00
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Old 04-28-2010, 04:14 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 V.6 good motor

I have 04 edge 3.0l with over 118,000 (lots of road trips) and going strong... well, the fuel pump just went out. But after I replace the pump It will be back on the road. =)
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:40 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 V.6 good motor

297K miles on a 2000 Ranger. Just did head work and timing chain at 275K. Compression is good. I gave my 1991 2.3 Ranger away at 396K, valve cover never removed yes it was running. LOL I'm thinking about pulling the engine and doing a rebuild and some attutide. Then I think about buying a 4.0 and.... I'll already have what I'm looking for. LOL
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:52 PM
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Damn! You guys are sorta bummin' me out. I'm @129,000 and doing the heads. Was losing coolant. Guess it was the right move to fix it if I can get another 100k out of her. It's a2000 xlt.
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:55 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 V.6 good motor

im at 200k but shes still running strong. I have a very small oil leak that I might have to pull the engine out to fix, but hopefully not. If I do have to pull it out I will be doing a lot more work to help prevent other leaks and what not.

is the original tansmission still in it?
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Old 02-29-2012, 04:34 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 V.6 good motor

I love the reliability of the 3.0, mine has only 76,000 miles but everything on it is original and has never given me a single problem. Look forward to many more miles...
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