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    rosecityOlds
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    Absolutely incredible. 44 thousand original miles on a 4-speed Jetfire.

    This ended up being sold recently to a guy in Indiana who has the exact same car in an automatic.

    https://www.youtube.com/shared?ci=86XqPb5h8OM

    #12458
    jensenracing77
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    I bought it back in August of 2015. Here is a link to having it running now. I assumed it was parked because of engine troubles but it runs good. There are other videos of it if you click on my channel.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODlI_v0Z7WY

    I also have a thread on it here titled “Picked up a 4 speed Jetfire”

    #12466
    rosecityOlds
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    A belated congratulations to you then, haha. So very cool to have picked her up. Great addition to the family.

    #12467
    rosecityOlds
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    What’s the ridiculous amount of “clacking” that I hear?

    #12468
    jensenracing77
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    When I first got it fired up it had a total of 14 lifters stuck and would not pump up. I pulled the intake and rebuilt all the lifters. Also had a bad crossover pipe and was leaking. 7 of the spark plugs are stuck in the heads and will need machined out. Also, the antifreeze eat up the intake and I had to replace it. I plan to rebuild the engine and reseal the transmission and rear end. Will not likely be any time soon though. The muffler is gone and still a little loud but the engine don’t make any noise now and runs and drives very well for old junk tires. I have a set of 13 inch tires and wheels I will put on it for temporary use till I get new 15 inch tires and rebuild the engine.

    I just located another Jetfire that I am looking into now.

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