Re: Vulcan reliability?
My '99 Taurus served me very well with the 2V Vulcan engine. I have no complaints.
Reliability has to do with how the vehicle in general has been maintained. If you can get a vehicle that has previous maintenance records, then you'll see first hand. If you go check out a car, and notice the engine oil on the dipstick is dark black, it might spell neglect, and you might want to check other vehicles.
My '99 had a sticker on the bad window "Proudly Built in Chicago", and I believe it.
'11 Ram Quad Cab 4x4 SXT 5.7L HEMI (stock); 48,500m
'06 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L 220hp; 64,000m
'12 Chrysler 200 Limited 3.6L 283hp; 28,000m
'99 Taurus 3.0L 2V Vulcan 145hp; 154,300m - Traded
Amsoil in all vehicles!