1973 Cougar with 10 million miles

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New Brunswick
I'm sure the person selling the car just entered that number for no reason, and I am 110 percent sure that car does not have 10 million miles. 1 million for a car of that vintage is <i>really</i> pushing it, but 10 million? Nah, wouldn't happen.
 

Kestas

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The Motor City
Simple math shows the car would've had to be driven 850 miles DAILY - since new to this day - with no down time for repair. Even the big rigs have a hard time meeting this bogey.
 
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Canada
The wheel wells must have had new sheet metal welded in them a few times. All the stuff sprayed at them over the years on the road would have weakened the metal considerably. I don't think its possible even for the most well-built car ever to travel 10 million miles without at least a major structural rebuild to combat metal fatigue and corrosion/erosion.
 
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