High Mileage 6th Gens

stevekaw

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My 2001 EX 2.3L is at 417K miles. Replaced original engine at 302K miles. Paint job could be better, but can't expect much for a non-garage kept car!
 

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Dirty Girl turned 345k last night!
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2001 coupe with V6
Ticked over 265k miles recently
Transmission is still original
Desperately need a paint job.
 

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Out of curiosity, what went wrong on the original engine?
Main coolant hose failed on the highway and before I could find a place to stop, the engine overheated badly.

Mechanic thought there was a good chance the head had warped/cracked after the gasket failed. I could either pay to have the head machined or just replace the entire engine with a used unit. I wanted to get several more years out of the car, so I paid ~$3,000 to have the engine swapped out.

The car has run well since then, and I still have the original transmission. The latter does shift harshly on occasion, but otherwise works fine as long as it has Honda ATF. I think I'll make 500,000 miles on the old girl!





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Main coolant hose failed on the highway and before I could find a place to stop, the engine overheated badly.

Mechanic thought there was a good chance the head had warped/cracked after the gasket failed. I could either pay to have the head machined or just replace the entire engine with a used unit. I wanted to get several more years out of the car, so I paid ~$3,000 to have the engine swapped out.

The car has run well since then, and I still have the original transmission. The latter does shift harshly on occasion, but otherwise works fine as long as it has Honda ATF. I think I'll make 500,000 miles on the old girl!





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I hear ya. Well, I definitely give you major props for being loyal to the ole gal.
 
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