I bought my '87 XJ (2.5L & 5-speed) with 224,000 on the clock. It made it to 278,000 before I broke it. The fan clutch broke and put the fan into the radiator...Then I drove it home. I made it but suffered a cracked cylinder head. I built a new engine and it's still driven to work at a current 320,000. » 9/25/14 11:19pm Thursday 11:19pm

Those of us old enough to have ridden old 2-stroke dirt bikes, especially those with crappy early electronic ignition *cough*Suzuki*cough* have had this happen a few times. Lug the bike down or snap the throttle a bit too quick when the engine's cold and it goes cough! Huh, still running. Whatever. Rev it, dump the… » 9/23/14 4:34pm 9/23/14 4:34pm