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  1. Engine ID Codes

    Attached are engine ID codes for the ’63 F-85 215 cid engines. The ’61 and ’62 engines used the same suffix and prefix codes as in the ’63 Service Manual page in the attached picture (click here to download a PDF version of the chart). for ’61 engine codes started...

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  2. Jetfire Clutches Q&A

    I have a question I hope you can help me with.  I just learned last night that the clutch in my ’62 Jetfire 4 speed restoration project is a 10 inch clutch, as compared to the clutch in my ’62 Cutlass, which is a 9 1/2 inch clutch.  I would...

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  3. Will be in the Family Forever!

    “I can’t believe I didn’t run across the Oldsjetfire website before.  Fantastic.  The ’64 to ’72 Cutlass crowd are very lucky to have all the resources they could ever wish for.  I know the ’61 to ’63 folks will probably always be swimming upstream but your website is great news...

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  4. 1963 Jetfire Barn Find

    This is about a 1963 Jetfire which technically belongs to my son Matt.  He originally found it in a pole barn that belonged to his friends dad around 2002 in Southern Indiana.  It had been off the road since 1974 with a bad cam shaft .  There was still a...

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  5. Paint Colors

    Attached are color codes from ’62 and ’63 for your use.  The letter and number codes from the ’62 sheet are the same for ’63.  The color code for Provincial White (C) exterior with the Wedgewood Mist (F) interior for a Jetfire (63-3147) would be listed on the firewall tag...

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  6. Muffler Tips

    Over the years I have had requests to supply or help find the unique exhaust tips that were supplied on all Jetfire cars. At one point I had several NOS tips that I had found at swap meets. I have installed all that I have had on various Jetfires that...

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  7. Jetfire Body Moulding

    Many Jetfire owners are not aware that some  ’63 Jetfire  front fenders have different types of spears on the side.  One is male and the other  female.  The first type spear overlaps  the side molding  and the second type spear  is overlapped by  the side molding.  The second type came...

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  8. Jetfire Engine Stamping

    It has been my experience that the ’62 Jetfire engines have stamped numbers that begin with HHI, e.g. HHI 304490 or HHI 339111.  The ’63 Jetfires had engines stamped with JJ, e.g., JJ 292 or JJ 454.  Not sure of the significance of the “I”.  The ’62 numbers following HHI...

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  9. Rear Axle Ratios

    Following is an article about rear axle ratios.  This article was originally posted in the Forum. I’m not into the 61 that much but the ratios were the 3.08, 3.23, and 3.36. I can give you the standard and optional axle ratios for 62 and 63 and I think 61...

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