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Offline 89 MJ

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Interest in an Eagle Book?
« on: February 14, 2024, 06:21:49 PM »
Would there be any interest if there was a technical book written about Eagles BY an Eagle owner? I have found lots of conflicting information on these cars and I have notes and pictures about how I did certain upgrades on my car. Some of the information is in write ups here, but that all can be hard to find sometimes. I also have years of experience with bodywork and rust repair done the right way that I could include.
1986 Eagle: 258, Auto, Chrysler 8.25 rear, 3.54 gears
1989 Jeep Comanche: 4.0, AX-15, 8.8 rear, 4.10 gears
1940 Chevy PU: 350, 700R4

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2024, 11:33:39 PM »
hi, I would certainly be interested!    gz

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2024, 09:42:50 AM »
Good idea. I say do it and I’d like a copy too.
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Offline 89 MJ

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2024, 10:52:03 AM »
hi, I would certainly be interested!    gz
Good idea. I say do it and I’d like a copy too.

Excellent. Hopefully I’ll have something done this summer.
1986 Eagle: 258, Auto, Chrysler 8.25 rear, 3.54 gears
1989 Jeep Comanche: 4.0, AX-15, 8.8 rear, 4.10 gears
1940 Chevy PU: 350, 700R4

Offline 89 MJ

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2024, 09:01:52 PM »
Follow up question: would people rather have a hard copy or an e-book? A digital version would probably be cheaper, but you also need it to be on a device then and that means that the device has to be charged and portable. Any thoughts?
1986 Eagle: 258, Auto, Chrysler 8.25 rear, 3.54 gears
1989 Jeep Comanche: 4.0, AX-15, 8.8 rear, 4.10 gears
1940 Chevy PU: 350, 700R4

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2024, 09:26:59 PM »
I THOUGHT Doug was making an Eaglepedia a while back? i don't know what ever happened with that.
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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2024, 09:47:51 PM »
I THOUGHT Doug was making an Eaglepedia a while back? i don't know what ever happened with that.

This is the first I’ve heard of that. Mine is more of a collection of ways to identify the year of an Eagle, what to look for when purchasing, and the modifications I’ve done. Basically a collection of firsthand experiences I think might help other people.
1986 Eagle: 258, Auto, Chrysler 8.25 rear, 3.54 gears
1989 Jeep Comanche: 4.0, AX-15, 8.8 rear, 4.10 gears
1940 Chevy PU: 350, 700R4

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2024, 11:30:12 PM »
hi, I'm old so prefer hard copy, but any info is good info, so do what you think best. good luck,  gz

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2024, 07:03:34 AM »
I THOUGHT Doug was making an Eaglepedia a while back? i don't know what ever happened with that.

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Offline 89 MJ

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2024, 03:27:25 PM »
hi, I'm old so prefer hard copy, but any info is good info, so do what you think best. good luck,  gz

I'm young and I also prefer a hard copy, so that was what I was leaning towards, I just wanted to hear someone else's thoughts.
1986 Eagle: 258, Auto, Chrysler 8.25 rear, 3.54 gears
1989 Jeep Comanche: 4.0, AX-15, 8.8 rear, 4.10 gears
1940 Chevy PU: 350, 700R4

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2024, 12:45:58 PM »
hi, I'm old so prefer hard copy, but any info is good info, so do what you think best. good luck,  gz

I'm young and I also prefer a hard copy, so that was what I was leaning towards, I just wanted to hear someone else's thoughts.
I, too, would like a hardcover copy. This sounds like a great idea, there aren't really any in-depth personal articles about Eagles online, unless it's in the form of a YouTube video.
I’m glad AMC is All Makes Combined, it’s really nice for finding parts.

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2024, 01:22:27 PM »
hi, I'm old so prefer hard copy, but any info is good info, so do what you think best. good luck,  gz

I'm young and I also prefer a hard copy, so that was what I was leaning towards, I just wanted to hear someone else's thoughts.
I, too, would like a hardcover copy. This sounds like a great idea, there aren't really any in-depth personal articles about Eagles online, unless it's in the form of a YouTube video.
The lack of personal articles with actually experiences do seem to be lacking, which is why I want to do this project.
1986 Eagle: 258, Auto, Chrysler 8.25 rear, 3.54 gears
1989 Jeep Comanche: 4.0, AX-15, 8.8 rear, 4.10 gears
1940 Chevy PU: 350, 700R4

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2024, 01:52:23 PM »
The lack of personal articles with actually experiences do seem to be lacking, which is why I want to do this project.
Yeah, it's a good idea. Would you publish it?
I’m glad AMC is All Makes Combined, it’s really nice for finding parts.

1980 AMC Eagle Limited wagon
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Offline 89 MJ

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Re: Interest in an Eagle Book?
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2024, 10:11:09 AM »
The lack of personal articles with actually experiences do seem to be lacking, which is why I want to do this project.
Yeah, it's a good idea. Would you publish it?

I’m thinking so, but I’m not entirely sure yet.
1986 Eagle: 258, Auto, Chrysler 8.25 rear, 3.54 gears
1989 Jeep Comanche: 4.0, AX-15, 8.8 rear, 4.10 gears
1940 Chevy PU: 350, 700R4

 

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