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Old 09-04-2021, 03:57 PM
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Old 09-04-2021, 04:10 PM
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Almost 164 000 miles.
Current rides: E65 730d, E53 X5 3.0i

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Old 09-04-2021, 04:38 PM
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Old 09-04-2021, 07:07 PM
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mine's averaged 10000 miles a year, but now less while I drive it

2001; 210017 miles on the day I got it. I've only put 37 miles on it in 3.5 months, so far, so I expect that average to drop.

I hardly ever go anywhere anymore, being retired and dog-sitting our four dogs (aged 4-14 with the old chihuahua being blind, and the 10 y.o. boxer three-footed, they need a lot of attention), feeding the feral cats we keep around (to keep mice & snakes at bay), and managing my wife's new obsession with free-range chickens. Separate vacations for the last 25 years, since we need to watch the critters (we once had 10 dogs).

As-is, I mainly travel about 1000-1200 miles a year on my own (down from 30-40k a year, while working and/or drag-racing), solo-camping in my home-built trailer, and only driving with her along to visit her octogenarian parents, to go shopping, or out to eat.

The X5 is just my back-up, all-purpose vehicle, since I use my HD pickup for camping & trailering (the X5 has a hitch), my HHR Panel for shopping and local hops, and the wife has her little Cobalt for flitting around town, and her GMC pickup for hauling & people transport (has a backseat, as does the X5...I don't recommend the Cobalt coupe for extra passengers, and the HHR has only two seats)!

Once I get the X5 outfitted to my liking, I might take it camping once or twice, since it will easily pull the 2200 lb squareback trailer I built, but I will just make short hops until I'm comfortable driving the highest-mileage vehicle I have (my old S-10 lasted 248000 miles, before it got T-boned), and so, it's just as retired as I am. I think/hope it's in better shape than me, though.
'01 BMW X5-E53 3.0i (born 7/13/01)
topas-blau, Leder-Montana grau,
my new favorite project car

Plus four GM vehicles, Daily Drivers, and modified trucks for hauling & camping:
3 Chevys:
'09 HHR Panel LS 2.2L,
'08 Cobalt Coupe LS 2.2L,
'04 Silverado 2500HD WT Reg. Cab
+ a '98 GMC Sierra 1500 Ext. Cab

- and 19 others, no longer with me, that I've had over the last 56 years (not counting the stillborn "ChevyII altered project")
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Old 09-05-2021, 10:52 AM
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6889 miles since purchase. My X5 cranked over 150k. Time for an oil change. The third since purchase. The second change was done to clean up the engine. Oil looks healthier. It should be it's fourth due the FHG. I added at least 6-7 before replacing the gasket. Oil use is still higher than I like. No other significant leaks found so far. I assume is the CCV system using it up. A few hard accelerations blows smoke out the pipes for a few seconds.
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Old 09-07-2021, 12:10 AM
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2004 4.8is 96k miles
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Old 09-07-2021, 01:25 AM
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2005 4.8iS (White Witch)

236k all on the surface of the sun.

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Old 09-08-2021, 10:22 PM
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2003 4.6is Titansilber with 107,003 miles on it.
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Old 09-08-2021, 10:53 PM
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2003 4.6.is Imola Red w black interior.
I rarely drive it.
2003 4.6is X5
2003 525it
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Old 09-09-2021, 01:17 PM
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101,400 on my 2006 4.8is. It's getting the most massive tune up I've ever done to a vehicle, but I figured I'd replace everything since I don't know its history.

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