Highest mileage Jeep youve ever owned or seen in person

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Highest mileage Jeep youve ever owned or seen in person

Postby candymancan » Wed May 15, 2019 9:48 pm

SO what is the highest mileage Jeep youve ever own or seen in person. Was it a rebuilt engine or tranny or all original ?

Highest ive personally seen was 98 Grand cherokee 5.2 liter v8 limited. I was taking the sunroof from it as my 5.9 ZJ sunroof the track and cable was broken for yeara, and i had to put a car battery on it in salvage yard to get power to move the sunroof motor.. when i turned the key for power i saw 463k miles. Now i doubt that was with the original transmission.. not sure about the engine but still thats the most ive ever seen on any car in person and it was from this Jeep.

Ironicly the Jeep was in great shape.. shame to see it in the yard but i got two doors from it to replace mine that had tons of dents from jerks of the years and my sunroof.

As for in the family its my moms 4.0 98 Grand cherokee with 275k miles. Original engine trans and everything else drive line related. Just a new alternator water pump timing chain stuff like that.. The tranny is causing issues when cold but once it warms up its fine. I suspect the internal seals are hard cause pressure leakage and when warmed up it seals itself. She bought the Jeep in 2000 with 24k miles and still daily drives it.

As for what i own my 5.9 ZJ is almost at 200k nothing too special. But i needs a new transfercase chain mine has slack in it
2013 SS camaro, cammed, and modded too much to say 500 RWHP/650 crank 40k
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9L Limited 195k
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0 I6 laredo 274k
1990 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 132k

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Re: Highest mileage Jeep youve ever owned or seen in person

Postby Stuka » Thu May 16, 2019 7:56 am

Most I have owned is my J10 with an estimated 242k ish (The speedo is off due to regear, so this isn't 100% accurate). It is technically possible its 42k, or 142k, but with what I have replaced, these both seem low. I mean, I was almost able to take the timing chain off just by lifting it up over the cam gear (this was done 30k miles ago).

I have seen several XJ's in the upper 200k range. But never seen one in persons with over 300k.
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Re: Highest mileage Jeep youve ever owned or seen in person

Postby Dr. Marneaus » Thu May 16, 2019 10:42 am

I have to assume my crap is at 213k.

Had 87k on the odo when I bought it. Big ole hitch, trailer break, dual tanks, front seat had been replaced with fabric, heads have been replaced, transm ission bell housing was cracked and had been repaired. No way somebody wore the seat out and towed enough to need all that crap and only drove it 87k in 40 years. I had to figure it had 187k on it when i bought it.
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Re: Highest mileage Jeep youve ever owned or seen in person

Postby MReese Wagoneer » Thu May 16, 2019 12:18 pm

I drove my '99 WJ to an odometer of 315,000 figure the 8ish % wheel change for 150,000 a real life 327,000 it still ran 100%, the electric gremlins got to it
And its still running in middle TN somewhere
Yes it was the 4.7 5R45 trans
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Re: Highest mileage Jeep youve ever owned or seen in person

Postby candymancan » Sat May 18, 2019 1:39 pm

MReese Wagoneer wrote:I drove my '99 WJ to an odometer of 315,000 figure the 8ish % wheel change for 150,000 a real life 327,000 it still ran 100%, the electric gremlins got to it
And its still running in middle TN somewhere
Yes it was the 4.7 5R45 trans


Thats interesting i hear those 4.7s were BEEP engines.. cracked heads.. clogged oil valleys ect..

But now that i think of it.. anything made by chrysler gets cracked heads.. the 4.0 after 99 had cracked head issues. All the 5.2 and 5.9 liter magnums had cracked heads although there cracked heads usually never caused issues but still
2013 SS camaro, cammed, and modded too much to say 500 RWHP/650 crank 40k
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9L Limited 195k
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0 I6 laredo 274k
1990 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 132k


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