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Please visit www.Mopacer.com to see my Purple Pacer X that is in Hot Rod Magazine, http://www.hotrod.com/featuredvehicles/index.html . My Dad built this Drag Pacer back in 1987. It ran a footbraked best of 10.85 @ 125 w/1.44 60 ft. The new owner painted it black and lives in Kenosha. New video of this run: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZ3PUqFM8c8


 


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The Unfortunate History of the AMC Pacer
Behind all the jokes and insults, the AMC Pacer is actually a car with a great deal of history. It began as radical new design from an underdog company. In an attempt to combat the big, bland, boxy cars from Detroit's "Big Three," little American Motors Corporation decided to build something a little different. Their one-eyed car stylist Dick Teague proposed a small, wide car with big windows and smooth areodynamics. Americans had never seen anything like it. This in-depth documentary tells the true story of the Pacer. Unbeknownst to many, the car persevered through manufacturing setbacks, government regulations, and many other troubles. Featuring a ton of old car advertisements and rare footage of AMC's factory, the film helps paint a picture of the Pacer's world. Director Joe Ligo sits down with AMC stylist Vincent Geraci, author Patrick Foster, and television personalities John Davis and Pat Goss from PBS's MotorWeek.





AMC drag racing at Great AMC Day in Hebron Ohio
AMCs get it on at the Great AMC Day in Hebron, Ohio. Great Trails dragway





American Muscle Car - S02E09 - AMC AMX
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Linc-Dillac/546209755393536 The American Musclecar series relives that incredible time when Detroit produced the most outrageous cars ever to hit the street. From the car that started it all, the 1964 Pontiac GTO, experience the glory days of power and speed through the stories of those who lived and breathed it then. This 2-disc set features twelve half-hour episodes devoted to each extraordinary muscle car from that magical era. Disc 1 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1959-1963 Pontiac 421 Super Duty Ford Fairlane GT & Torino Talladega 427 Cobra 1963-1967 Chevrolet Corvette Camaro Z/28 Disc 2 Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird The Mopar Super Stockers American Motors AMX Dodge Challenger TA and Plymouth AAR 'Cuda Buick Regal GNX 1955-1957 Chevrolet Bel Air





1967 AMC Rambler American with CompCam 280H
Un video de mon American. 304ci avec .30 over = 309ci CompCam 280H, flowmaster 2 chambers. T5 trans.





AMC Pacer
Little AMC Pacer. Inline 6 Indian version. Great little car





hotrod pacer
the time has come for the pacer to go down the road but not befor i give it a kiss good by.twisted tea anybody





Barn Find rare car 1966 AMC rambler american rogue,3rd generation
This AMC (American Motors Corporation) rogue has been hidden away in a barn for over 40 plus years. This is a huge Barn find for AMC fans. This 1966 American Rogue is equipped with the 232 in-line six cylinder engine.Add one more 66 AMC rogue to the registry.





1976 AMC Pacer Test Drive | AutoMoments Time Warp
The car world loves to hate the Pacer, but how many of those people have actually driven one? After producing an entire documentary about the car, we decided to test one for ourselves. While far from perfect, we found the Pacer to not be nearly as bad as people claim. In fact, this strangle little car is pretty cool in it's own weird sort of way.





AMC Pacer Custom
A custom AMC Pacer I shot a Rod Run in Pigeon Forge Tn....I love the unique....This build has a sense of humor...I like that...Check it out...Make sure you follow me so that you don't miss any of the awesome videos I post daily!!





1978 AMC Gremlin
The AMC Gremlin is a two-door subcompact car produced in the United States, Canada and Mexico by the American Motors Corporation (AMC) and VehĂ­culos Automotores Mexicanos. The Gremlin was an economy car by 1970s U.S. standards. It served as a foundation for alternative fuels and power systems, including pure electric. Designed by Bob Nixon from an idea by Richard A. Teague, the car was based on a shortened and adapted Hornet platform with a Kammback-type tail. faster than other subcompacts of the time, it competed with the Chevrolet Vega and Ford Pinto, and also with imported cars including the Volkswagen Beetle and Toyota Corona. The manufacturer described it as "the first American-built import". The Gremlin was introduced on 1 April 1970, and a total of 671,475 were built in its single generation (one chassis design) and also in only one body style. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMC_Gremlin S159





401 AMC Pacer Vs 440 AMC Pacer
My 1978 Pacer (black one) with a built AMC 401 and 5-speed manual transmission versus a 1976 Pacer with a Mopar 440 with a 3-speed auto at Bristol Dragway in Bristol, TN on June, 12 2009 as part of the 2009 Hot Rod Power Tour. My dad was driving in this run, and unfortunately could not get the rear tires to hook up. The Red White and Blue Pacer hooked up, and thus the result. Winner: Red White and Blue Pacer with a 13.72@101.85 followed by our car with a 14.54@96.36. Well work on the car, find a way to get her to hook up, and well be back again. 13s shouldnt be a problem and itll give us something to aspire to. Also, please excuse the sub-fanatics level of camera work...this was me behind the camera as Dan did not come with me on the Power Tour.





Top Gear AMC Pacer
Top Gear AMC Pacer





Anna Beth's 1976 AMC Pacer X, 'MoPacer'
This is the first video of this 1976 AMC Pacer X, the MoPacer. After sitting outside for 18 years, it took two years to restore this little car, with modern 4.5L H.O. Jeep EFI power, GM overdrive, A/C, cruise control, XM radio, alarm, intermittent wipers, keyless entry/alarm/remote start, and 17 inch KMC 'Hot Wheels'. It also took nearly 4 years of searching to amass enough NOS parts to perform a show-worthy restoration including all new suspension, A/C and interior components, and more. It also gets 27 MPG! Designed and built by Harrel and Anna Beth Lamkin completed 5-2007. The show quality paint was sprayed by Robert Stachowicz at Delaney Auto Design. It was featured in a 6-page article in Hot Rod magazine, Nov 07. Visit Anna Beth's web site: www.MoPacer.com After the Mopacer appeared in Hot Rod magazine, someone in Illinois with a purple Pacer, copied the white stripe of the MoPacer, and got published in Car and Driver magazine. From a distance (and in images), it is sometimes mistaken for this multiple show-winning 1976 AMC Pacer X, 'MoPacer'. Web Links: Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour Issue Featuring the MoPacer: http://www.hotrod.com/featuredvehicles/hrdp_0711_1976_amc_pacer_x/index.htm l Car Domain picks the MoPacer out of 647,000 cars for their Top Ten of the year. http://blog.cardomain.com/2008/12/31/top-ten-ride-pages-of-2008 & http://blog.cardomain.com/2008/12/18/purple-pacer-girl/ My Classic Car (brief intro appearance) The MoPacer won 'Most Interesting Car' out of 2500 entrants. http://www.myclassiccar.com/MCCTV/2008Season/13023/preview.shtml Jalopnik http://jalopnik.com/319795/all-a-pacer-needs-is-a-little-love-and-a-jeep-en gine New York Times picked the Mopacer as Collectable Car Contest Finalist http://collectiblecars.nytimes.com/View_Listing.asp?ListingID=COL712012 Image of Hot Rod Magazine editor taking photo of Mopacer for magazine http://www.flickr.com/photos/jackpine/580574732/in/set-72157600417554503 Original Video (Higher Quality w/first choice of music) http://mopacerc.dot5hosting.com/videos/MopacerProject_0003.wmv





Keith Martin and a 1975 AMC Pacer
Keith Martin of Sports Car Market magazine talks about a 1975 AMC Pacer sold at a recent Silver Auction in Portland, OR





1974 AMC Gremlin Built 343 V8 4 BBL Start up and Walkaround
I thought you might like a look at this very unique 1974 AMC Gremlin. It's powered by a balanced and blueprinted 343 V8, backed by a 3 spd automatic trans. The engine features a more aggressive car, stainless Exhaust valves, aluminum intake, Holley 4 BBL Carb, MSD ignition, and headers. This little car will really scoot down the road in a hurry. To top it off, this car only has 46,xxx original miles on the odometer and only about 5,xxx miles on the engine. This thing is ready to run for many more years to come. Hope you find it interesting, thanks for watching! Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars just outside of St Louis, MO Ramblin Around : Website: http://www.ramblinaround.tv YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ramblinaround Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ramblinaroundtv Gateway Classic Cars Website: http://www.GatewayClassicCars.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GatewayClassi... YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/GatewayClassic... The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississ ippi.mp3 MacLeod's description: Genre: Blues Length: 3:15 Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP Tempo: 90 With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to electric piano. 011 ISRC: US-UAN-11-00709 Bouncy, Grooving 2010




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