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AMC Spirit vs Bad s-10

A little AMC spirit racing a very nice s-10. Truck has him most of the way but has problems and the Spirit takes the win.


 


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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.





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





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





GT500 vs AMC spirit





1969 American Motors Javelin
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Mark Donohue Javelin SST 1970 Stored in Trailer for over 20 years rescued unloaded forklifted
This is a video capturing the unloading of a 1970 Mark Donohue Javelin SST that was stored in a trailer for over 20 years. I was a little scared filming this as I did not want to be posting a video of the destruction of a 1970 Mark Donohue Javelin SST, personally I would have cut the roof off the trailer and taken the car out with a helicopter, not to worry though as there were 2 guys inside the trailer ready to catch the car if it fell or tipped over ...but alas, as risky as it was, a success!!!! 2 other cars were stored in the trailer as well, a super low mile Gremlin and I think it was a 1979 AMX, but this was the treasure we were digging for!!!!!! On the spoiler you will notice "401", this was originally a 390 and if I remember right it is a Big Bad Orange, Orange or Green, it was not a bad re-paint but the inside of the door jam reveals the original color, a nice find!!! The car is in fantastic condition! This was not accomplished on the first attempt, a few mis-fires happened but it all was okay in the end!





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 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.





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.





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.





1972 Javelin Police Cars
A couple of 1972 American Motors Javelins that were at one time Alabama Police Cars I shot at the O'Reilly Auto Parts WORLD Of Wheels 2013 in Birmingham, AL...there were not many of these put into service...but here are two in the same display...make sure you subscribe so that you don't miss any of the other cool cars I shot at this show!! Apparel Provided by: http://www.etmotorgear.com Check them out!!





1969 SC/Rambler/Hurst Hardtop (2) RWB DaySpdwy033012
Not only is it rare to see one of these Scramblers, but to see two at the same time is a real treat! 390 cubic inch engine with manual transmission would really give these cars real scoot! AMC was very aware of the youth market, as demonstrated by their Javelins and AMXs. This was another of their performance cars...it had been referred to earlier as the Rambler American compact. The red, white and blue color combinations is a stroke of genius..what colors better exemplify "American"?





LS 1 Powered AMC Spirit Goes 9.66
LS1 powered AMC Spirit





1969 AMC AMX 390 V8 Four Speed Muscle Car
I thought you'd like a look at this nicely restored 1969 AMC AMX. The exterior is coated in a gloss red, with silver stripes running the length of the vehicle. The interior is a rare option Platinum vinyl. Under the hood, you will find a 390 CID V8 backed by 4-spd manual transmission. The engine offers a mild camshaft, forged pistons, roller rockers, and has been balanced. The rear end is a 3.54 posi grip. Other options include: AM/FM Radio, Power Brakes, Power Steering, Tilt Wheel, Seat Belts, Vinyl Interior, and Radial Tires. There were no short cuts taken on this restoration. Many of the parts used are NOS and the mileage since rebuild is just 325 miles! Thanks for taking a look! Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars near St. Louis, MO http://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundonYouTube http://ramblinaroundonyoutube.wordpress.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/RamblinAround 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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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


1979 AMC Spirit amc spirit: 10.640 @ 124.000
Randy Booker, Engine: 1970/390, Tires: 28.5/10.5/15


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


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
Robbie Carrico,


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
Wallace White, Engine: 2.2 DOHC, Turbos: Turbonetics T3T4 50 trim stage 2


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 11.680 @ 120.890
Wallace White, Engine: 2.2 DOHC, Turbos: T3/T4 50 trim


1982 AMC Spirit : 11.977 @ 114.260
Justin Foss, Engine: AMC 401,


1982 AMC Spirit : 12.620 @ 106.890
justin foss, Engine: 401, Supercharger: no Turbos: no Tires: 28 m/t


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 13.005 @ 103.720
Marc, Engine: Stock, Supercharger: None Turbos: Stock Tires: BFG Drag Radial 225-45-17


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 13.302 @ 108.640
JL, Engine: TIII 16-valve 2.2L, Supercharger: Why? Turbos: Turbonetics 50-trim T04E/T3 0.63AR Stage III Tires: BFG g-Force Sport 205/60/15


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 13.330 @ 103.710
Marc Ehrenberg, Engine: 2.2L DOHC 16V, Turbos: Garrett TB03 Tires: Dunlop SP5000 Street Tires


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 14.060 @ 104.000
Mike Kelley, Engine: 2.2L, 16v, Turbos: 1 Garrett Tires: Sumitomo HTR 100s (cheap street radials)


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 14.097 @ 96.720
Me, Engine: 2.2L Turbo III 16V DOHC, Turbos: Garrett TB03 (stock) Tires: Dunlop SP 5000's with 13psi in front.


1989 Dodge Spirit ES Turbo: 14.224 @ 92.280
Bryan Green, Turbos: T03 Garrett


1991 Dodge Spirit RT T3 Garrett Turbo: 14.510 @ 98.940
Tony Arnold, Engine: 2.2L, Turbos: T3 Garrett


 


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