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  1. 1961-1963 F85 Car and Option Prices

    Attached to this article is PDF file containing an extensive list of car and option pricing for 1961-1963 F85’s.  This list includes the price and quantity produced for each model year.  It also includes option prices for each model year.

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  2. Differences Between ’62 and ’63 Jetfires

    Following is an extensive table showing the unique attributes of the 1962 and 1963 Jetfires. body 2 door, true pillar-less hardtop side window sills, stainless steel windshield “glue/caulk in style”, no rubber gasket (1-1962 Jetfire reported with gasket style) ’62 larger “F-85″ emblem in grill center, 11 & 1/2” wide...

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  3. What F85 models were produced?

    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, all were 2 bbl carbs at 155hp. For the 4 door sedan and station wagon they also offered a De...

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  4. Jim Noel’s Bio

    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. I have one brother two years older than me. I lived in that house until I moved out when I...

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  5. Tech Articles from Noel

    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 in a particular subject, please email JetfireGuy@gmail.com with your request and we’ll give it a higher priority. Complete Intake Systems...

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  6. Professional Turbo Rebuilding

    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 plants. Two were made up to be Jetfires, a station wagon and a convertible, and two were Jetfire two door...

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