Brian Ambrosini - AMC Gremlin - Wheelie Competition - Winner!
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Crazy wheelstand from an AMC Gremlin? Has to be seen to be believed. Be sure to pause it and observe that he had all 4 wheels off the ground. Car was on it's bumper only. This was at the World Power Wheelstanding Competition in Byron, IL. in 2006. FYI - this is not my car. Please keep comments clean and intelligent. If they fall outside those limits, I won't approve them. This video and all rights are exclusive copyright of Jack Davis Video Productions.
LEVI Gremlin X V8 LEVI's Edition Collectible Muscle & Classic Car Denim Seats
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The AMC Gremlin is a two-door subcompact car produced in the United States and Canada by the American Motors Corporation (AMC) between 1970 and 1978.
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 VW Beetle and Toyota Corona. The manufacturer described it as "the first American-built import".
The Gremlin was introduced on April 1, 1970, and a total of 671,475 were built in its single generation (one chassis design and body style).
Scarcity, and the fact that it is a 1970s car, makes the Gremlin collectible, and it has a following among old car hobbyists and collectors of historic vehicles. In some cases, the Gremlin enjoys "a cult-like following in today's collectible car market. In 2007 Business Week reported that 1970s cars such as the Gremlin were increasingly attractive to buyers, and an insurance provider for collector-car owners reported that values were rising.
In light of rising gasoline prices, the Gremlin offers a relatively economical alternative to muscle cars and the more massive American cars of its era-especially for buyers leaning toward the eccentric. AMC said the Gremlin got "the best gas mileage of any production car made in America", and its 21-US-gallon (79 L; 17 imp gal) gas tank allowed 500 miles (805 km) or more between fill-ups.
It has been said that scarcity makes any Gremlin in good condition worth preserving as a unique piece of automotive history. Original Gremlins with the V8 engine, X package models, Levi's trim, and also the 1978 GT versions, are the most sought-after and command higher prices.
Although Gremlins share numerous parts and components with other AMC models, finding parts for a restoration project can be difficult. This is exacerbated by the fact that many Gremlins were chopped up during the late 1970s and the 1980s to make dirt-track racers. The body of choice on the dirt circuit was the Gremlin and AMC Eagle. The subcompact bodies fit Modified chassis and of special interest was the Gremlin's slab top and sides with a contour that was easy to duplicate in sheet metal.
Over the years, many owners have converted Gremlins into home-built "muscle cars" because AMC engines up to the 401 cu in (6.6 L) "just drop right in".
There are active AMC car clubs with numerous local chapters to assist Gremlin owners.
1971 AMC Javelin AMX
I thought you'd like a look at this very nice 1971 AMC Javelin AMX. It's powered by a 360 V8 with an aluminum intake and 4 bbl carb. The exterior has been repainted and it features the flat black T style striping on the hood. The interior is mostly original and features a nice set of gauges. It's a nice looking car and something I don't come across very often. I hope you find it interesting...thanks for watching!
Filmed at Country Classic Cars in Staunton IL
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%20Mississippi.mp3
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
1971 AMC Gremlin 360 V8
1971 gremlin x
360 small block v8
Tremec TKO 600 5-speed
Chevy 12 bolt
Yukon Possi unit with 373 gears
Wilwood disk brakes
custom seats and interior
Underdash A/C system
American Racing wheels
Lets us know what you think!
1973 Gremlin X V8 First Start Since 1977
First start up of a 1973 Gremlin X V8 since 1977.
This car has been in storage since 1977and still has the 1977 air in the tires.
This car was found for sale by the original owner on the internet.
Purchased it, brought it home, cleaned the gas tank, put gas in it, put a battery in it and fired it up.
The Gremlin came with all of the original documents, maintenance records, and accessories invoices. It has 45,500 miles and the car is a time capsule.
72 AMC Gremlin
1972 American Motors, factory V8, sun roof Gremlin. Loading on trailer. Big Bad Green paint with custom Levi interior.