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In this chart is Jim Noel’s method of mixing the correct amount of alcohol and lubricant to replace what GM called ‘Turbo-Rocket Fluid’. Additional Comments: Windshield washer fluid is the
Two types of air filters were used in the same air cleaner housing. There was a “pleated paper” element that was disposable and replaced about every 10,000 to 12,000 miles.
The lowest price F-85 was named “F-85”. You could get it in a two door coupe (post), a 4 door sedan, a 2 door soft top (convertible) or station wagon,
My name is Jim Noel and I live in Bloomington, MN. I was born in 1941 in St. Paul, MN and my parents moved to South Minneapolis, MN that year.
Following is a list of technical articles from Jim. Some have already been written (click on the red lettering). Others will be written as time permits. If you are interested
Oldsmobile/GM found a problem with the depressure valve that is built into the throttle body of the intake system. They came out with a dealer alert in June of 1964
Hi Jetfire people, I have been involved in Jetfires for almost 30 years. I have owned 11 1962 & 1963 F-85’s in various body styles, 4 have had turbocharged power
The safety components of the factory designed turbo system have some interactive groups of safety "c...(read article)
The standard drive pulley has one groove. It drives the water pump/fan and alternator or generator. ...(read article)
Attached to this article is PDF file containing an extensive list of car and option pricing for 1961...(read article)
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