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1975 American Motors dealer films for Gremlin, Pacer, Hornet, Matador
Check out our ebay auctions for these American Motors dealer films from the 1970s





Interview With Nash Motors and American Motors Engineer Howard Turtle part 1
Author Patrick Foster interviews Nash and American Motors engineer Howard Turtle for the Nash Heritage Preservation Project. Mr. Turtle tested Nash engines and did crash tests for Nash Motors back in the 1950s and later. Very interesting part of automotive history.





LS 1 Powered AMC Spirit Goes 9.66
LS1 powered AMC Spirit





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





Wanna Bee mopar nats 8 7 09
this is the POS Wanna Bee. We think we are getting a handle on it and gettignt he bugs slowly worked out of it. The darn thing keeps getting faster!-)





AMC Sprint Wheelstanding
Pat Siegrist's Wheelstanding AMC Sprint





AMC Spirit
AMC Spirit getting ready to load up and go dragracin





1982 AMC Spirit GT
1982 AMC Spirit GT 433 horsepower@ the wheels Motor 606 horsepower





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.





1980 AMC Spirit Pro Street
First test drive of the new car #2 4-27-10 AS OF 10-10-10 THE SPIRIT IS FOR SALE $7500.00 TURN KEY. TIME TO MOVE ON TO MY OTHER PROJECTS.





1978 AMX Sport Compact Car
The AMC Concord is a compact and economical car by 1970s US standards, produced by the American Motors Corporation for the 1978 through 1983 model years. The Concord replaced the AMC Hornet and to some extent the mid-size AMC Matador, discontinued after 1978 in a market moving to downsized automobiles. Offered in four-door sedan, two-door coupé (through 1982), three-door hatchback (through 1979) and four-door station wagon forms, AMC sought to give its, by this time venerable, compact car an image of luxury, class, and value.[1] The Concord was AMC's volume seller from the time it appeared. The car was available as a sports-oriented two-door hatchback AMX model without any "Concord" badges or identification for the 1978 model year, as well as the Concord Sundancer convertible during 1981 and 1982, an authorized conversion sold through AMC dealers. S159 Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMC_Concord





My Classic Car Season 4 Episode 5 - American Motors Convention
On this episode of My Classic Car, travel along with Dennis Gage to St. Louis, Missouri for the annual international convention of American Motors Owners Convention. We take a look at some of the best vehicles ever produced by AMC. Dennis visits Bob Perkins to see a few of his first generation Mustangs. Sam and Dennis offer advice on preparing your car for storage. Visit http://www.myclassiccar.com for more information





AMC SPIRIT GT
AMC SPIRIT GT WALK AROUND





1967 AMC Rambler American , commercial American Motors
1969 was last year in the USA for AMC to use the name Rambler on it's automobiles. In 1950, the Rambler was introduced by Nash. After the merger of Hudson and Nash to form AMC, the name then was also affixed to Hudsun Ramblers. By 1958, Nash and Hudson names would be gone and only Rambler used by AMC (if you see someone with a post Rambler American or Metropolitan calling the car a Nash, they are incorrect, the name Nash was no longer used after 1958). By 1969, the move was back to focusing on a full line of cars. With then impeding introduction of the AMC Hornet, Rambler was phased out. The final year is simply just a Rambler, not a Rambler American, that too was phased out. Over 100,000 Ramblers were built in the USA for 1969. During the 60's, AMC HeyDays, they were EVERYWHERE. The Rambler Name continued on in other parts of the world. You can find Rambler Ambassadors, Matadors and Hornets in Mexico and Austrailia and New Zealand and South Africa.





1980 AMC Spirit @ Da Grove
355 chevy small block. turbo 350. 411 gear. first pass on a 100 shot. no tuning. 11.53 @111.7mph. 1.50 60 foot. AS OF 10-10-10 THE SPIRIT IS FOR SALE $7500.00 TURN KEY. TIME TO MOVE ON TO MY OTHER PROJECTS.





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1970 AMC AMX : 8.110 @ 161.000
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1969 AMC AMX : 8.940 @ 147.000
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1969 AMC AMX : 8.950 @ 154.079
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1969 AMC AMX : 8.976 @ 153.110
Kevin Lloyd, Engine: 434 AMC, Tires: MickeyThompson 28x12.5 ET-Streets


1979 AMC Spirit : 9.350 @ 143.500
MIKE THERBER, Engine: AMC 401, Supercharger: NA Turbos: NA Tires: HOOSIER


1980 AMC Spirit AMX: 9.420 @ 143.580
James Landis, Engine: 401, Tires: M/T


1969 AMC AMX : 9.480 @ 143.000
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1968 AMC AMX : 10.378 @ 115.300
Ken B., Engine: 406, Tires: M/T 11.50


1979 AMC Spirit amc spirit: 10.640 @ 124.000
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1968 AMC AMX : 10.640 @ 127.400
AL H., Engine: AMC 401, Tires: bias on front and slicks


1968 AMC AMX 2-seater: 10.810 @ 123.600
Al H, Engine: AMC 401, Supercharger: no Turbos: no Tires: goodyear


1982 AMC Spirit gt: 10.860 @ 122.000
Corey, Engine: 408 chevy, Tires: MT Drag Slicks


1983 AMC Spirit GT: 10.916 @ 121.680
Darrel Bible, Engine: AMC 390 bored 20 over, Tires: Goodyear 28x11x15 slicks


1971 AMC AMX : 11.093 @ 119.320
Paul M, Engine: 401, Tires: M/T 28/11.5-15


1980 AMC Spirit : 11.120 @ 114.000
Mike Miller, Engine: 360, Supercharger: no Turbos: no Tires: M/T-Moroso


1979 AMC Spirit Robbie Carrico: 11.170 @ 119.260
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1979 AMC Spirit : 11.280 @ 119.990
Mike Miller, Engine: 360, Supercharger: no Turbos: no Tires: M/T 10X26


1979 AMC Spirit Hatchback: 11.590 @ 120.530
Tom Diehl, Engine: 401, Supercharger: no Turbos: no Tires: 26X11.5X15 M/T ET Street


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 11.680 @ 120.890
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1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 11.680 @ 120.890
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