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Old 08-22-2012, 07:29 PM   #1
Jon ghiles
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Default Is 108k too many miles??

We have the opportunity to purchase a 2001 Newell Coach for a great price from a relative who lives in another state--the only issue is it has 108k miles. What is considered to many miles and are there any areas I should be concerned with?

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Old 08-22-2012, 09:20 PM   #2
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That like 9k per year? Doesn't sound like a lot. Unless it was just a grocery getter....

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Old 08-22-2012, 09:52 PM   #3
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I would not be hesitant to consider a 2001 with 108k miles. I doubt you will ever wear it out if you travel like the majority of us do. However, you may want to take it to a Detroit shop and have it checked out on their computer.
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Old 08-22-2012, 10:34 PM   #4
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Sounds like its just getting broken in to me.
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Old 08-22-2012, 11:44 PM   #5
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I'm close to 300,000 on our 94 and the Series 60 just keeps purring along.
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Old 08-22-2012, 11:48 PM   #6
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Buy it Jon! A series 60 DD is a million mile engine. So you have about 892,000 miles left over. At 20,000 miles per year, you could drive it for another 44.6 years.

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Old 08-23-2012, 12:45 AM   #7
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Ditto. It's just getting broken in. But it's always a good idea. to have a detroit shop take a look. When we bought our Newell we had a mechanic. go with us before we made the deal final. As you can see by what others said. Newells were built to travel!

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