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jensenracing77
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I little investigative work today. Found a service receipt in the glove box. It is dated 6-19-70 and shows the spark plugs, points, cap and rotor replaced. Funny thing is, They did not replace the plug wires because they are the original 2Q-62 plug wires. They did not document the miles on the receipt but on the next day (06-20-70) he had the oil changed and the decal is still on the door. This documented the miles with 42,724 on it. The people I got it from said it was parked in 1974 and it still has the 1974 plates on it. The odometer shows 44,027 miles now. That is only 1303 miles from 1970 to 1974. I assume the oil in the car now is 45 years old, EW!!!

The title to it is the original 1962 title. The original owner is 100 years old from what I am told.

I don’t plan to attempt to start it till next summer. I plan to pull the pipe from the manifold to the turbo and make a temporary one that will just blow out the front of the car with the hood up. I am sure the pipes are full of rust and don’t want to blow that stuff through the turbo. Will also have to do many other things to prepare for a start up after it sit this long. The car will be a major project just to get running, driving, and stopping.

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