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 Eagle | 1980 | Frontal Crash Test by NHTSA | CrashNet1
1980 American Motors Corporation Eagle
35mph Frontal Impact
The vehicle tested is complied with:
-FMVSS 212 - Windshield Retention
-FMVSS 219 - Windshield Intrusion
Does not comply with some of:
-FMVSS 301-75 - Fuel Sustem Integrity
-FMVSS 208 - Injury Criteria: Driver-Chest/femur.
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AMC Spirit getting ready to load up and go dragracin
Brian's AMC Bone Yard
We went out to Sask., to grab as many AMC parts as we could before the
crusher comes for all these cars. Here's a an overview of the yard.
These cars are probably gonna be gone within a week or so.
A very nice 1970 AMX I shot at the World Of Wheels 2013 in Chattanooga....A
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1965 AMC Rambler American 220 - 343 V8 - Fully Restored
I thought you'd like a look at this 1965 AMC Rambler American 220. You will
have a tough time finding a nicer Rambler than this one! It has been
upgraded to a 343CID V8 engine that has been bored .030 over and rebuilt
with all new parts only 2,000 miles ago. The Borg-Warner M12 automatic
transmission was rebuilt at the same time and is connected to a new Auburn
posi trac rear axle with 3.31 gears. New parts used in this two year old
restoration include cam, lifters, intake manifold, carburetor, aluminum
radiator, Flowmaster Exhaust, and
paint. Thanks for taking a look at it, I appreciate it!
Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars in Fairmont City, IL
Background track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available
under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
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
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
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