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Author Topic: Highest Mileage?  (Read 1497 times)

PaulF

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Highest Mileage?
« on: May 24, 2008, 02:35:22 PM »
Who here has, or has seen, the highest mileage RE anything with an AVL motor?

I'm just curious as to how long, with proper maintenance and use, the AVL motor will go before rebuild is a must?

Cheers.
« Last Edit: May 24, 2008, 02:37:02 PM by PaulF »

PhilJ

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Re: Highest Mileage?
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2008, 04:22:59 PM »
I've seen albeit , not mine, 92mpg on an AVL last year at a single cylinder rally sponsored FSSNOC. It was an early AVL that was sent to my dealer before/ while they were being accepted for use here in the States.
I haven't heard of any needing a rebuild.

Phil

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Re: Highest Mileage?
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2008, 06:24:36 PM »
I have just under 4000 miles.

I consistently got 70-72 mpg stock, and now get anywhere from 59-69 mpg in modified form.

I do currently have the highest SPM for any AVL RE in my county.

Matt

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Re: Highest Mileage?
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2008, 06:43:36 PM »
Lalli Singh of New Delhi in India mentioned to me that they were getting over 40,000 on the AVLs without any problems at all.  He contrasted that to the iron cylinder ones which he said could give problems much earlier, by 15,000 I think he mentioned.

In contrast, there was mention once of an older gentleman who had gone 250,000 on his old (late 60s?) BMW before its first rebuild, and over 350,000 in all.  BMW K-75s, often referred to as "bullet-proof" have routinely gone over 200,000 without much problem.

Some confusion here between mileage and miles.  Mileage (mpg?), total miles.

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Re: Highest Mileage?
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2008, 03:18:01 AM »
love my REx,,  still breaking it in.. no problems other than the rubber tube going to the smog stuff keeps splitting ..  not going 2 change a thing.. love the MPG's..  only live 10 miles from work and it's all city speedways,, 35 to 45 mph.. perfect... saturday going home I take the long , scenic way.. adds about an extra 15 miles..  and wow.. at 60 on REx..  nIce.. and I have done 176 on BMW's  I am reaLLy enJoYiNg this Ride