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Visitors and Guests / Re: Thank you for still being around.
« Last post by vangremlin on Yesterday at 08:27:55 AM »
Welcome back!  We're still here, still the best place to get info on AMC Eagles.
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Visitors and Guests / Thank you for still being around.
« Last post by leftover on Yesterday at 02:48:40 AM »
I finally have found you guys again.  Last time I could find anything was in 2011 I was talking with maddog aboout a radiator he got from Autozone, trying to help him get that remedied since I worked at one(my status is unknown there now due to an on-the-job injury.)
I had heard of some issues then I got an email in Dec 2011 from a steveabn, but that was the last I heard.  I heard of an AMCevolution and found it once, but coouldn't find it then today I find the DEN.  YAAAAYYY me.
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Transmission Shop / Re: Hurst Shifter
« Last post by amcfool1 on September 20, 2018, 11:41:02 PM »
hi, no, no console, so installation was pretty easy. good luck, gz
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Transmission Shop / Re: Hurst Shifter
« Last post by djvanyel on September 20, 2018, 05:29:38 PM »
Thanks amcfool... that's somewhat reassuring. I'm leaning more towards the Megashifter, mainly due to personal preference (not wild about the "lift to shift" action of the Sportshifter). They seem to have virtually the same footprint and claim that the housing can be "trimmed to fit".

Did your 82 have a console in it?
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Project Cars / Re: 1985 Eagle Sedan Fleet model project
« Last post by derf on September 20, 2018, 04:31:34 PM »
I wouldn't be happy with that pattern in either picture.  But I'm a perfectionist.  I pulled a "good enough" pattern to do a 0.001" change to get it dead on when I was setting up the gears in my XJ.
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Project Cars / Re: 1985 Eagle Sedan Fleet model project
« Last post by TEagle85 on September 20, 2018, 02:19:38 PM »
Got the diffs back, did not get them in before I put 600 miles on the Eagle this weekend. Thats ok, one last hurah for the 2.35 gearing.

How does that gear mesh look?   Thats form the shop and Im not sure if I should spend the time to correct it or if its fine the way it is.

What do you guys think?

makes me more nervous about the front. He said he got it to a point where he was "happy".

Installing a motor oil heat sink behind the front bumper for a little added and needed cooling today.  Cant wait to get these diffs in.

Untitled by T A, on Flickr

Untitled by T A, on Flickr

Untitled by T A, on Flickr

Untitled by T A, on Flickr


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AMC Eagles by State/Province/Country / Re: Kentucky Eagles
« Last post by 8Eagle4 on September 20, 2018, 01:05:02 PM »
hey, nice sedan! I also have an 84 Sedan I just finished restifying, Deep Night Blue, original color. Welcome to the den. gz

Thanks! I just bought mine and will be working on some minor issues over the winter months... putting in a radio and so forth... was ordered new with no factory radio installed.

Do you have any pics of yours to share?
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Altered Eagles / Re: The full XJ to Eagle swap process
« Last post by Nightpath on September 19, 2018, 07:22:03 PM »
The whole XJ exhaust can be used, but where the mount his onto the engine it may need to be heated and massaged to clear.
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Project Cars / Re: 4.0 wiring
« Last post by Billman on September 19, 2018, 02:29:07 PM »
Looks like I should check in more often. Yes please Mick. billminnihan@gmail.com
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Project Cars / Re: 84 sedan project (beginners luck)
« Last post by mudkicker715 on September 18, 2018, 09:25:19 PM »
Omg this han't lube in years. Do what you can before you break it.
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