I bought an 02 v6 and drove it through college. I beat on that car like I was renting it and never had an issue I didn't cause. I sold the car in 08 with 110k miles on it. Factory battery, belt etc.
It's on its second owner since me and still going strong.
"I'm not driving too fast...just flying too low"
-03 SB Cobra vert- 2552 of 5082 Born 02/25/03
90 7up vert - new project-07 DSG Focus -DD