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Offline captspillane

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Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« on: October 19, 2013, 05:29:48 PM »
The VAM Lerma cars are highly interesting to us AMC guys in the States. Very few pictures of them are available online. If anyone in Mexico sees one for sale or at a show please post pictures of them here in this thread.
Currently Inspected and Insured as of Jan 2013:
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-1980 Eagle Station Wagon 258 Auto Fuel-injected with GM TBI

Minor Repairs Underway:
-1982 Eagle SX4 258 T5
-1981 Kammback 2.5L Iron Duke T5

Restoration Efforts Near Completion:
-1982 SX4- 401 NV3550
-1983 SX4- 4.5 MPI NSG370 (6 Speed)

Restoration Efforts Underway:
-1985 SW- 4.0 MPI AX15
-1982 SX4- 4.0 AW4
-1981 SX4- SD33T NV4500 (Turbodiesel 5 speed)

Future Rescue Efforts- '85 Maroon SW, '87 Limited SW, '84 Limited SW, '87 4 door Sedan, '81 2 door Sedan, '88 White SW, '77 4 door Hornet, '74 2 door Hornet, '79 Spirit AMX, '81 Kammback.

RIP- Red '81 SX4, '84 4dr Sedan, '84 SW, '81 SW, '80 Spirit, '83 SW, '83 4dr Sedan

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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2013, 06:56:11 PM »
Ditto!
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2013, 11:48:12 AM »
not the best lerma but still a nice one!

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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2013, 11:50:05 AM »
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2013, 12:57:11 PM »
Is there a Mexican equivalent to ebay for selling them online? That would be a great way to get pictures. People post the most information when they have something for sale.

How hard is it to buy one from Mexico and import it?

If a Mexican collector is interested in owning an AMC Eagle, I'd drive down in one to be able to drive home in a decent Lerma.
Currently Inspected and Insured as of Jan 2013:
-1985 Eagle Station Wagon 258 T5 Stickshift
-1980 Eagle Station Wagon 258 Auto Fuel-injected with GM TBI

Minor Repairs Underway:
-1982 Eagle SX4 258 T5
-1981 Kammback 2.5L Iron Duke T5

Restoration Efforts Near Completion:
-1982 SX4- 401 NV3550
-1983 SX4- 4.5 MPI NSG370 (6 Speed)

Restoration Efforts Underway:
-1985 SW- 4.0 MPI AX15
-1982 SX4- 4.0 AW4
-1981 SX4- SD33T NV4500 (Turbodiesel 5 speed)

Future Rescue Efforts- '85 Maroon SW, '87 Limited SW, '84 Limited SW, '87 4 door Sedan, '81 2 door Sedan, '88 White SW, '77 4 door Hornet, '74 2 door Hornet, '79 Spirit AMX, '81 Kammback.

RIP- Red '81 SX4, '84 4dr Sedan, '84 SW, '81 SW, '80 Spirit, '83 SW, '83 4dr Sedan

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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2013, 01:05:40 PM »
yes there is something like ebay look for mercadolibre.com.mx you may find several vam cars for sale in good conditions, about import i´m not very sure, but it can´t be that harder either. greetings
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2013, 01:07:15 PM »
btw i already have my eagle but maybe the other club guys would be interested in getting one, please let me know or pm back with the entire description of your bird
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2013, 11:33:19 PM »
Those are very cool looking cars.  It looks like they took a Spirit hatchback and added about 18" between the front door and the rear hatch.
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2013, 09:27:54 AM »
Never seen one of those before now. Interesting in a strange sense although. I think I kinda like it but would really like to see one up close and personal.
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2013, 11:51:04 AM »
and this is the 4 door version
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #10 on: October 25, 2013, 10:46:39 PM »
That's just too cool!

Does the front look like a concord or a hornet?
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #11 on: October 26, 2013, 01:01:08 PM »
it´s the concord style
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2014, 11:05:19 AM »

        HI    I would like to know whey we did not get a 4 door hatchback In U.S.A.......I would like to have one of those
                  It is like the hornet 2 door hatchback o I like that .........don
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #13 on: March 15, 2014, 12:52:30 PM »
It would have probably cut into Sportabout sales which, by that time, had been amortized to be a cheap car to frame and build.
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #14 on: March 15, 2014, 09:39:51 PM »
Hi. Matt here. I just checked out mercadolibre.com mx amd there is a 1978 VAM Pacer and a 1982 VAM 4 dorr Lerma for sale now..

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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #15 on: March 15, 2014, 10:41:22 PM »

      HI  Matt    I looked at that car the 4 door ....and I cant read mx but it looks like a nice car ...How much is 25,000
                          in us funds and could you tell me some about the car and where it is .....thanks for looking for me ...don
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2014, 10:54:00 PM »

     HI    Doug your right about that they wanted to keep cost  and  competition down .....and they did not know how the us market would fell about a car from MX ...That's sad but true ..........don
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2014, 12:05:12 AM »
That's about $2,000 US.
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2014, 12:18:48 AM »

HI thank you for the reply ....don
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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2014, 12:21:08 AM »
Sorry I didn't respond, I was busy. I don't read spanish, but my mexican friend at work told me that "mercado libre" means "free market" in english.

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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2014, 08:47:57 PM »
Someone posted this photo of the Lerma on the Facebook Den Page today.

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Re: Please post pictures of VAM Lermas
« Reply #21 on: March 21, 2014, 03:42:04 PM »
I've been trying to remember the model name for the '79 2 dr with opera window in the back and a trunk. It was some anniversary edition "Landau" or something like that. It came from Mexico to Canada in the early '80s (possibly stolen. Back then Alberta would transfer a car on a handwritten receipt. The mob and Russians did tons of them like that)
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