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Old 12-17-2010, 07:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Life expectancy of the FJ V6

Bearing in mind that not a lot of these have passed the 100K mile marker. Toyota has had a pretty good track record with higher mileage engines.
What would be the life expectancy (proper maintenance included) of this engine?
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Old 12-17-2010, 07:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Bearing in mind that not a lot of these have passed the 100K mile marker. Toyota has had a pretty good track record with higher mileage engines.
What would be the life expectancy (proper maintenance included) of this engine?
Actually many individuals have taken their FJs past 100k miles, MT and AT, someone actually posted the other day that passed over 200k miles just search for the thread that says who has the most miles or something to that effect

Edit: well it wasn't the other day, it was in September but check out post #18
Who has the most miles on their FJ?

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Has anyone hit 100,000 Mi yet?
Just clicked 80k :( whose got the most miles..
How bout it, how many miles on your FJ?
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Old 12-17-2010, 08:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Life expectancy of the FJ V6

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Bearing in mind that not a lot of these have passed the 100K mile marker.
Mine has.

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What would be the life expectancy (proper maintenance included) of this engine?
As good or better than any other Toyota engine. I expect to get several hundred thousands of miles out of mine. Doesn't burn or leak a drop of oil at over 120,000 miles, so I figure that is a good start.
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Bearing in mind that not a lot of these have passed the 100K mile marker. Toyota has had a pretty good track record with higher mileage engines.
What would be the life expectancy (proper maintenance included) of this engine?
This engine pack has been in production for some time and is standard in The 4Runner and a option in the Tundra...Many of these trucks are well past the 200K mark...
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Old 12-18-2010, 10:12 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Life expectancy of the FJ V6

i have seen 1gr's with over 200k miles on them plenty of times, and they seem to be running strong.
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Re: Life expectancy of the FJ V6

I made 227K on my '96 Z71 before I sold it 4 years ago. I expect to make it to at least 300K with this engine.
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regular maintenance to the rig should keep it running a long time.
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just worked on one with 266k miles today. on the original motor, had a diff replaced, both cats, and that was it. still ran damn good!
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^^^ Nice to hear, especially when a new full replacement engine is around $13K....
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Re: Life expectancy of the FJ V6

My work vehicle (2005 4Runner) has 150K miles on it and that engine runs the exact same as mine does in terms of everything. It is still ridiculously quick for an SUV.
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