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Offline skippywheels

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My lifted 81 SX4
« on: May 09, 2018, 11:13:15 PM »
I have had this SX4 for many years. It has 2" lift and 31" BFG mud terrains. Had to do some trimming on the front fenders because of the size of tire I chose. Did the front with longer coils and they are pretty stiff but rides ok. This is it at a local Sunday car show where our AMC club was the featured club.

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Re: My lifted 81 SX4
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2018, 08:01:25 AM »
Looks awesome.



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Re: My lifted 81 SX4
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2018, 09:00:16 PM »
Thanks,  :occasion14: it's one of my pride and joys. Don't see many SX4s around here. It always generates lots of conversation where ever we go with it.

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Re: My lifted 81 SX4
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2018, 09:06:47 PM »
Yes that is a great looking SX4.  Fact is, you won't see an Eagle around anywhere nowadays.  I have not seen one  on the road, or parked in years.....Rich
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Re: My lifted 81 SX4
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2018, 11:30:10 PM »
We actually have a pretty active AMC community here, so we have a pretty good number of them still being used. That and we get 5 months of the white fluffy stuff here. Having a decent 4x4 is a plus.There are lots of them sitting in backyards and such as well, but there seems to be more of them coming back onto the market as of late.Lots of younger "enthusiasts" getting into the car scene and looking for something different than your usual Camaro or Mustang.

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Re: My lifted 81 SX4
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2018, 07:43:05 AM »
Very cool, and good to hear about so many AMC's still in use up there.  I had to do a double take, I thought maybe you had installed some white globe lights on the roof   :rotfl:
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Re: My lifted 81 SX4
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2018, 10:46:34 AM »
That thing is a beast!  Love it.
Wanted:  More time to work on my Eagle!

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Re: My lifted 81 SX4
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2018, 11:35:43 AM »
Great looking SX4.
Still my favorite Eagle.
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Re: My lifted 81 SX4
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2018, 08:12:13 PM »
That's funny I never noticed that in the picture before. I can see why you would be scratching your head as to why I would do that. I picked up another 81 SX4 today. It's a 4 cyl. w/5 spd. It's really rusty but spare parts are never a bad thing. I'l post a couple of pics when I get a chance to snap some tomorrow.

 

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