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    Thread: Highest Mileage MkV's: An up-to-date list

    1. Member JetTurbo's Avatar
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      02-19-2014 12:07 PM #456
      <update>
      '06 GTi is at 228,000 mi (≈365,000 km) and am facing a tough decision.
      While it is still running ok, there are little things to be tended too
      and big things that must be done (timing belt is now overdue).
      Car really needs about $10k in maintenance to remain reliable
      (timing belt, replace original clutch, replace original HIDs, etc., etc.)
      and when that is done it is still a high mileage vehicle. Probably makes more sense to replace it.
      mk7 isn't getting here fast enough, and if I have to wait, the 2015 Subaru WRX STi sure looks interesting.
      </update>
      2102 US Golf R, 2008 US b6 Passat 4-motion - sold 2006 US Mk V bmp GTI mt (230,000 miles/ 7 yrs)

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      02-19-2014 10:18 PM #457
      Quote Originally Posted by JetTurbo View Post
      <update>
      '06 GTi is at 228,000 mi (≈365,000 km) and am facing a tough decision.
      While it is still running ok, there are little things to be tended too
      and big things that must be done (timing belt is now overdue).
      Car really needs about $10k in maintenance to remain reliable
      (timing belt, replace original clutch, replace original HIDs, etc., etc.)
      and when that is done it is still a high mileage vehicle. Probably makes more sense to replace it.
      mk7 isn't getting here fast enough, and if I have to wait, the 2015 Subaru WRX STi sure looks interesting.
      </update>
      But what is your compression? Are you burning oil excessively? Orig. OEM turbo? Keep it for a proj. but get the Mk7 for a DD. Then take the time and a Bentley to learn how to get your 06 back in shape or OEM+. Then use that to keep the miles off the Mk7. Anyways congrats on breaking 200k miles, I'm only 100k behind
      His: 13 MK6 TR GLI Autobahn, 2.0T EA888g3, DSG (38k): 18" RML Snowflakes
      Hers: 13 B7 UG Passat 4dr, 2.5L Tiptronic (30k): LED interior, SS Pedals, Hakkapeliitta R2
      Daughter's: 07 MK5 CW 4dr,2.5L std (121k): 18" Bathurst, K&N airfilter

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      02-20-2014 01:39 AM #458
      thereal3fifteen / 2008 / Jetta / 2.5L / 84,394 / 2/20/14

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      02-20-2014 09:51 AM #459
      SVTWeb / 2005.5 / Jetta / 1.9L TDI BRM / 235,860Miles / 2/20/14

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      02-20-2014 03:29 PM #460
      Quote Originally Posted by MK5CNY View Post
      But what is your compression?
      Do not know

      Quote Originally Posted by MK5CNY View Post
      Are you burning oil excessively?
      No, oil consumption has remained constant, same today as it was new

      Quote Originally Posted by MK5CNY View Post
      Orig. OEM turbo?
      yes

      Quote Originally Posted by MK5CNY View Post
      Keep it for a proj. but get the Mk7 for a DD.
      Maybe,
      I was in Detroit with my wife during the Detroit auto show in January,
      wanted to go see the mk7 then, my wife asked if I could see it at the Cinci show and I said I suppose so,
      so I waited. The local Cincinnati car show is running this week, went down today - no mk7 to display
      But then again, Subaru did not have the 2015 WRX, BMW did not have the 2 series - what a waste of time and money.

      Quote Originally Posted by MK5CNY View Post
      Then take the time and a Bentley to learn how to get your 06 back in shape or OEM+.
      Bought the Bentley when the car was new. I have done engine and transmission overhauls on other cars in the past.
      Have doen a few mods to my car on my own, I do some of the maintenance now (oil changes, winter - summer wheel/tire swaps, brakes, etc.
      My health makes those tasks much more difficult now, that is why I will farm major work out.

      Quote Originally Posted by MK5CNY View Post
      Then use that to keep the miles off the Mk7. Anyways congrats on breaking 200k miles,
      Thanks

      Quote Originally Posted by MK5CNY View Post
      I'm only 100k behind
      You still have many more fun miles left then
      2102 US Golf R, 2008 US b6 Passat 4-motion - sold 2006 US Mk V bmp GTI mt (230,000 miles/ 7 yrs)

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      02-28-2014 02:56 AM #461
      2006 Jetta 2.5 / 152,567 MILES / FEB 28 2014
      Last edited by MarsPlex; 02-28-2014 at 02:58 AM.

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      02-28-2014 07:01 AM #462
      '07 rabbit ~218000 km / 136.250 miles

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      03-04-2014 12:04 AM #463
      2007 VW MKV Gli Fahrenheit 2.0t Fsi 6spd manual 147292 miles as of 3 MAR 14 APR tuned

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      03-04-2014 12:54 AM #464
      My 2009 2.5 is at 143 thousand

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      03-06-2014 01:29 PM #465
      2007 Rabbit | ~126k | Second owner

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      03-06-2014 07:52 PM #466
      harpz/2010 jetta 2.0T/135xxxkms
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      03-06-2014 08:23 PM #467
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      03-07-2014 12:18 AM #468
      1youngdubber / 2007 / jetta / 2.5 / 204,246 miles / 3/6/2014
      yes, i drive a roofless golf

    14. 02-12-2015 01:26 AM #469
      LeBlaaanc / 2006 / PKG3 Jetta / 2.0T BPY / 120500mi / 02.11.15

      Anyone breaking 200k (without bad news) on these engines? I just did my timing belt hoping to continue using the car until they make a Jetta sized Tesla
      Last edited by LeBlaaanc; 02-12-2015 at 01:30 AM.

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      02-12-2015 08:23 AM #470


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      02-12-2015 10:29 AM #471
      2006 GTI with GIAC X+ at 66,682 miles. Got plenty more enjoyable miles left!

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      02-12-2015 12:51 PM #472
      Quote Originally Posted by Minor_Threat View Post


      2007 jetta 2.5
      Same as me! I'm at 125,000 you do your chains and water pump yet? Was going to have mime done in spring as a preventative
      Omg just noticed where is your shift indicator?
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      if you do, bad things happen!

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      02-12-2015 01:45 PM #473
      Quote Originally Posted by Wolfsburg007 View Post
      Same as me! I'm at 125,000 you do your chains and water pump yet? Was going to have mime done in spring as a preventative
      Omg just noticed where is your shift indicator?
      Sent from my 0x1 Note 3...... I love tep
      Nope never touched the waterpump or chains
      There's no shift indicator because it's a manual trans
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      02-12-2015 01:47 PM #474
      Quote Originally Posted by Minor_Threat View Post
      Nope never touched the waterpump or chains
      There's no shift indicator because it's a manual trans
      Why do you have an automatic cluster screen then? I can even faintly see the letters. Did you convert it?

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      02-12-2015 03:09 PM #475
      I don't it's probably the angle of the photo
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      02-12-2015 03:38 PM #476
      Ya looked like a automatic. Man I'm doing my chains and pump before 135,000 just piece of mind. BGQ motor

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      02-12-2015 04:35 PM #477
      My car still performs the way it does when I bought it new in 07
      I'm replacing the car soon with another 2.5 mkv
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    23. 02-12-2015 06:50 PM #478
      Really impressive mileages guys. Original owner of a MK5 GTI, at 127,779 miles today!

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      02-12-2015 07:18 PM #479
      Quote Originally Posted by Minor_Threat View Post
      My car still performs the way it does when I bought it new in 07
      I'm replacing the car soon with another 2.5 mkv
      original brake vacuum pump?
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      Quote Originally Posted by thygreyt View Post
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      02-12-2015 11:28 PM #480
      Yup and original front rotors
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