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Author Topic: My 1981 Amc Spirit  (Read 2630 times)

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Offline ClutterSx4

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My 1981 Amc Spirit
« on: April 24, 2014, 09:31:23 PM »
This car has been in my family for years,  and is a great car. I took out the "Iron Duke" and put in a  built chevy 350 and it made it a monster. The turbocast wheels made it look mean. The only reason we didn't use a amc engine is the fact of the cost. But now with my recently purchased sx4, they'll go great together.

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Re: My 1981 Amc Spirit
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2014, 02:22:31 AM »
Nice ride!
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Re: My 1981 Amc Spirit
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2014, 07:58:24 AM »
What's up Rob's son? Sorry, I forgot your name. Your dad said you got a good deal on another V8 engine from a cousin, did you install that engine yet?
1986 AMC Eagle Wagon 4.2L/4.0L head, AW4,NP242, Chrysler 8.25" rear.
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Re: My 1981 Amc Spirit
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2014, 06:30:48 PM »
Yes! My names Eli, I got a small block Chevy 350, with ported heads, a cam, roller rockers, aluminum air gap intake, high compression pistions. It's a beast.

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Re: My 1981 Amc Spirit
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2014, 06:37:20 PM »
And a super noisy gear drive, good thing is he can't slip off quiet at night without me or mom hearing him!
Rob c
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