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I'm looking for anyone out there who has or has had an early 70's panther with the 399 JLo. How did it work for you and what problems did you have with it?
 

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years ago I had a pair of 71 399 panthers. Loved them. had the usual stuff go wrong, broken springs, hard to start. But once I figured out the carb setting they ran great. Still have one engine left. Wanna buy it?
 

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I would if it was my sled but its my brothers. I'm looking for common problems for this sled and specifically the engine. If it was up to me I would rip that angled intake off the thing and make a new one to fit a mikuni on it. I just got done with the conversion to a mikuni on my hirth and wow what a diffrence, other then the weird starting problem it has the thing runs perfect and is consistant every time I run it.
 

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dan, its been too long. I dont remember..LOL.
 

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Back in the 70's I had a 71 bm puma with the 399, great engine it's reliable. Never had any problems, it's no power house but it will get you there.
 
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