chief420 West Virginia Fan Parkersburg,WV Member since Apr 2009 4188 posts
re: How many miles can a diesel engine go before it's no longer considered good?(Posted by chief420 on 2/4/11 at 9:42 am to lsufanintexas)
Our current Dodge dually has over 300k and is less than 5yr old out. Our Peterbuilt has roughly 700k, they will last as long as you take care of them, I would think the motor on the truck you're looking at has a lot of life left, the transmission however could be another story especially if it's an automatic.
More info on the truck?? What brand, what brand motor, auto/manual , dually rear drive?
CRAZE LSU Fan dat 504 Member since Dec 2008 673 posts
re: How many miles can a diesel engine go before it's no longer considered good?(Posted by CRAZE on 2/4/11 at 9:44 am to lsufanintexas)
If maintained properly and not over-worked (designed to pull 20K lb loads but used for consistently for 40K lb loads) then there is no reason it can't go 500K +. Like one of the other guys said, check the other parts of the truck like suspension and transmission. They tend to go before the engine.