What is the most reliable engine ever...

What is the most reliable engine ever made?

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Real STB

Santa Maria, CA

#1 Aug 25, 2008
My pick is the Toyota 22RE 4 cyl engine that came in the 1980,90's toyota trucks.

Those things ran for ever.
Real STB

Irving, TX

#2 Aug 25, 2008
I kinda like the Vortec engines.
Truckin

Philadelphia, PA

#3 Aug 25, 2008
Toyota 22R motor as well as Yamaha SHO V6 in the Taurus. The Nissan 3.0L V6 runs forever as well. Now the Honda 3.5L SOHC VTEC is good for 500K miles.
Real STB

Irving, TX

#4 Aug 25, 2008
word

Since: Dec 07

the woods, Pa

#5 Aug 25, 2008
My last 2 trucks and the one I drive now have the good ol' 350 vortec. All 3 passed 200k, no problems. The toyota 22r is a great engine, but the small trucks they put them in all fell apart around the bulletproof drivetrain. The honda v-tecs from the late 80s through 90s really went the long haul too.
Real STB

Irving, TX

#6 Aug 25, 2008
WORD TO YOUR MOTHER

peace out
Lincoln Only

Philadelphia, PA

#7 Aug 26, 2008
The old Ford inline 6's were a great engines as well as the Chrysler slant 6. Sammy the bull should love the Slant 6 because it was better known as the G-engine-- Beoitch!!!
STB

Irving, TX

#8 Aug 26, 2008
CHEVY 305
Money

Brooklyn, NY

#9 Aug 28, 2008
any european engines from every decade.
Cnunk

Missoula, MT

#10 Sep 7, 2008
Most motors that have ever powered a honda civic or accord
robocop

Port Alberni, Canada

#11 Oct 26, 2008
The volvo b20 series engines in the 240's, bombproof!

Since: Dec 06

Location hidden

#12 Oct 27, 2008
chevy small block. when those other motors are running for 60+ years i'll tip my hat to them...
Ken

Canada

#13 Nov 3, 2008
Ford motors.

That company beat Ferrari (Lemans)with a heavier and slower car (GT40), and with old-fashioned non-overhead cam technology from passenger car/truck engines. How? Their engines that did not break (as often) as their competitors (including Porsche).

Ford makes the most reliable engines. Perhaps their best: model T, straight 6 (1960s), flathead v-8, and 351 windsor. The 260/289 v-8 deserves honourable mention as well.

Ford pretty much owns the race record books. The 1964 Thunderbolt (a clunky Fairlane) still considered the fastest production car of all time.
F all of you

Maple, Canada

#14 Nov 4, 2008
my old volvo with 500,000miles original motor....
stb

Santa Barbara, CA

#15 Nov 4, 2008
Old volvos yes, i agree. Ford has since polluted Volvo and I don't know that it has the respect it once used to. Some Ford POS share the volvo platform and maybe even some engines.Volvo Credibility has certainly taken a hit.

One more thing Ford ruined.
I hear Mazda wants to get away from ford now- I don't blame them.
Bradford

Victoria, Canada

#16 Nov 16, 2008
the f22 from 90-93 Honda Accords, those things are impossible to kill.
Russell

Detroit, MI

#17 Nov 27, 2008
The Ford 302 is deffiantly #1
Blue Collar in Cary NC

Wilson, NC

#19 Nov 28, 2008
Jeep 258 inline6
Sapo

Buellton, CA

#20 Nov 28, 2008
The Toro 6hp engine.
I can mow a million lawns with that thing.
philly guy

Brooklyn, NY

#21 Nov 28, 2008
Those old GM 3.8L engines...
Talk about indestructible.

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