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Author Topic: Converting a hornet , gremlin, ect using a eagle driveline  (Read 1174 times)

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Offline rommel1940

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Converting a hornet , gremlin, ect using a eagle driveline
« on: November 24, 2015, 07:56:03 AM »
Its it a bolt in to take a eagle with a good drive train but a body that's too far gone and simply bolt it into a hornet or gremlin, or similar chassis .Of coarse using the complete suspension.I think it would be cool.And I like the hornet 2 doors better than the eagles styling.
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Re: Converting a hornet , gremlin, ect using a eagle driveline
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2015, 09:40:46 AM »
hi, anything can be done with enough time, skill, and money, how much of each ya got!? no, it is not a simple bolt in. good luck, gz

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Re: Converting a hornet , gremlin, ect using a eagle driveline
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2015, 12:33:26 PM »
Well I know were a couple rotted eagles are, I was mostly curious.
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Re: Converting a hornet , gremlin, ect using a eagle driveline
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2015, 02:40:54 PM »
Carnuck did it with a Spirit. I believe it's almost a bolt in with the floor needing to be modified for the transfer case.  The prototype Eagle was a Hornet. I would love to see a Hornet hatch made into an Eagle.
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Re: Converting a hornet , gremlin, ect using a eagle driveline
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2015, 02:56:53 PM »
The hatchback is my favorite .I wounder if the wheebase is the same as the rest of the line, I don't know why amc stop making that popular model and left us with the somewhat ugly sedan 2 door.
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Re: Converting a hornet , gremlin, ect using a eagle driveline
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2015, 11:25:59 PM »
The frame was beefed up '80 and newer for the offroad twisting and front axle so I would retro one of them to whichever style you wanted.

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