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Look to replace all the old gasoline due to the fact after sitting 4 years the fuel will have attracted moister and started turning and breaking down to a varnish wich starts plugging up the carburater jets. Don't forget a Transmission Fluid change, engine oil change and a radiator flush. The little things like brake fluid and Power Steering fluid should be replaced too, all the oils absorb moisture over time and break down, the radiator fluid will become corrosive and leave scale deposits in the engine and radiator reducing cooling performance. OH, fuel filter too.

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