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Offline MIPS

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Re: AMCs in the media
« Reply #645 on: May 21, 2022, 06:28:00 PM »
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"the top of the line for American Motors in 1984"

>no roof rack
>no air conditioning
>no power windows
>no power locks
>no rear defroster
>no rear wiper
>No rear hatch light
>no power seats


>adds a lift kit

What a shyster.
Here I was thinking I had a base model wagon. This guy is so stripped down I'm sure the "Limited" badges are there for a whole different meaning LOL!
« Last Edit: May 21, 2022, 06:28:40 PM by MIPS »

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Re: AMCs in the media
« Reply #646 on: May 21, 2022, 09:33:59 PM »
Anyone catch the Eagle SX4 in Roadkill season 11 episode 130?

Online Still Pat

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Re: AMCs in the media
« Reply #647 on: June 14, 2022, 07:22:41 PM »
Saw this the other day & keep forgetting to post (no pic., sorry). An ad for (I THINK) something called 'credit karma'? Guy opens his garage & has a yellow Gremlin sitting there. Newer one with the indents vertical instead of horizontal.
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'83 AMC Eagle wagon 258/auto.
'84 AMC Eagle sedan (4 door) 258/auto.
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'72 Gremlin X 304/3 speed
'81 Eagle Kammback 258/4 speed (Purchased new)
'82 Eagle wagon 258/5 speed Ordered new, traded Kammback)
'86 (I THINK) Eagle wagon - BlackBird 258/auto. (Got hit/totaled)
'83 Eagle wagon - White Eagle 258-auto. (Front subframe was rotted out - sold for parts)

Offline vangremlin

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Online Taylor

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Re: AMCs in the media
« Reply #649 on: August 08, 2022, 05:45:05 PM »
It is a brief mention, but it is at the beginning of the article.
https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/americans-off-road-style-vehicles-automakers
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Offline vangremlin

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Re: AMCs in the media
« Reply #650 on: August 24, 2022, 09:26:59 PM »
SX/4 saved from a junkyard. Didn’t watch much of it so I don’t know if they got it running

https://youtu.be/sLQL2P5KPC8
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1980 Coupe 258 - "Ginger
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Re: AMCs in the media
« Reply #651 on: August 25, 2022, 01:10:58 AM »
Yeah they got it running on the varnish gas that was in it.
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Offline atmafox

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Re: AMCs in the media
« Reply #652 on: August 25, 2022, 11:18:21 AM »
Yup, though they're running the Weber at rather higher pressure than it should be run at.  I commented on the video about that.
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- 1988 Toyota Celica All-Trac
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1980 Coupe 258 - "Ginger
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Re: AMCs in the media
« Reply #654 on: September 10, 2022, 07:51:49 PM »
Not sure if this has been posted before, there is a Pacer Wagon in the new version (2017) of Steven Kings IT.
2010 Toyota Rav4 Sometimes Commuter (better mileage and family beater)
1985 AMC Eagle Limited Wagon 🖖🏼🦅 Eats Audi quatros for breakfast😎 Official Member of the Land Rover recovery team.
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Re: AMCs in the media
« Reply #655 on: September 10, 2022, 09:13:31 PM »
Another video about getting an Eagle running again

https://youtu.be/iAtbVVkHHjE
1981 Kammback 258 - "Pepe"
1980 Coupe 258 - "Ginger
1972 Gremlin X 304
1978 Gremlin 4 cyl 121 - sold
1964 TBird 390 - sold

 

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