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Old 04-19-2009, 01:04 PM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Cummins transplant/how many miles?

Hey guys, just recently bought an 07 Duramax to replace my falling apart 01 Cummins. I love it so far , but also loved the Cummins, just couldn't keep up with the cost of everything that was falling apart on it. Anyway, just wondering what kind of mileages we've got out there on the odometers. I'm kinda wondering what I can expect from this thing. I'd wanted to run my Cummins into the ground and try for the Million mile mark on it, but realized the engine was gonna far outlive the truck by a long shot, so I upgraded to something newer here and am wondering if I can expect the same engine life outta the Izuzu motors. Thanks everyone
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Old 04-19-2009, 01:07 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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o yea you will see alot more out of the duramax then the cummins.
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Old 04-19-2009, 01:14 PM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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Yep u sure will. Just run ur duramax and keep up on maintenance and it will last along time.
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Old 04-19-2009, 01:16 PM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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i hear of less issues with the duramax over the cummins. but ive seen more miles put on a cummins then a duramax. ive seen 400,000mi out of a duramax.
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Old 04-19-2009, 01:31 PM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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o yea you will see alot more out of the duramax then the cummins.
Really? Where did ya get the info? Cummins bottom ends are damn near bullet proof they will last forever. I have seen close to 400,000 put on a couple. IIRC the Dmax are built for 200,000 or more.
To be honest I think a Cummins will outlast a Dmax but like the TS said everything will fall apart around it and the cummins will keep on ticking.
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Old 04-19-2009, 02:01 PM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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Welcome to the DF, enjoy the ride.
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Old 04-19-2009, 02:03 PM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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i think we're going to see diesels taking sh*ts a lot sooner with the super refined fuel we're running. without lubrication in the fuel, i think we're going to be similar to gassers lasting 100,000. especially with all the emmissions BS
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Old 04-19-2009, 02:08 PM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
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i have had 9 dodge truck with cummins in them an they all have lasted great an the motor will last longer then the Dmax....but i just bought a dmax cause i wanted to try something else.....time will tell i guess.
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Old 04-19-2009, 03:23 PM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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^^ do you still have your dodge? that thing looks pretty nasty.
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Old 04-19-2009, 03:51 PM   eBay Motors  #10 (permalink)
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cummins will last longer but the dmax is better truck!
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