Blown 57 Chevy ride along when valve train lets go
The valve train let go after doing a burn out and then started ticking
right in front of everyone. Roller lifter failure caused the push rod to
pop out, and after pulling the valve cover our day was over.
Special thanks to the guy who drove to his shop to get the 7/16 -12-point
socket, I appreciate you doing that it and I've got to say that hot rodders
are the best at helping each other out.
422 CID AMC Drag Race motor on the DTS Dyno with Exhaust...
422 CID AMC, Fully CNC 275CC Indy heads, Solid Roller camshaft with
.700"/.673" lift, Duration @ .050" 274/279, 108 LS, 13.5:1 Compression,
Holley HP 950 88/88 4.5Hg / 4.5Hg, 39 degrees of timing @ 39 degrees, 1"
open spacer added to help blade short turn, 3.5" collector 15" long...
557 TQ @ 5800 RPM 670 HP @ 6900-7200 RPM
1962 AMC Rambler American
I thought you might like a look at this really clean little 1962 AMC
Rambler American. It's still powered by the original flathead straight
six, with only 78,xxx original miles. The paint is slick and the interior
has been completely redone. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for
taking a look!
Drag Race Ride Along
Bracket Race at Milan Dragway. Went out with my brother-in-law, Matt. (He
did the run right before me.) This is the second round of eliminations. I
actually won this round and the next two to make it to the quarterfinals.
Then I lost due to my slip-up on reaction time (0.090 sec).
Enjoy the ride...
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.
'79 amc spirit race car
this is my '79 amc spirit race car. its not COMPLETE yet, but its getting
very close. has built amc 360, amc tf 904, ford 8.8 axle with 3.73 gears
and lsd, b&m shifter, procomp electronic ignition, edelbrok intake, holley
carb, headman headers, hoosier 28x9.50x15 slicks. little dark due to heavy
storm cloud cover.
AMC 1980 AMX Spirit restoration
This is my 1980 AMC Spirit AMX. I finished restoring this car in July of
2002. This car has new paint,interior,transmission,3:73 rear and a built up
360 AMC engine producing close to 400 hp. I sold this car to finish my 86
Corvette. I miss it very much. This car had the Exhaust turned down towards the ground. It
sounded real bassy like rolling thunder. This car was super fast. I took it
to the 100th Rambler anniversary in Kenosha, WI in July 2002. With Group 19
AMC club. We also took it to Long Island, New York one summer, and I
cruised my old neighborhood. Its sad to say that I sold it to a young man
and the car is getting abused. I saw some chips and scratches on it. AMC
made awesome engines.