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|1|| Tech Talk / Restoration Corner & Member's Projects / Re: 68 Javelin - Project Down Under
on: Today at 12:43:19
|Started by AussieJav | Post by Aussie69Jav|
|Great to see some progress on the car. The bar work looks really good.|
|2|| Tech Talk / Engine Repair/Modifications / Re: 360 carb and ignition tuning questions
on: Today at 05:44:11
|Started by Hotrodeagle | Post by SASYAMX|
|What intake, and what trans , if it was me i would go with a 650-700 Holley dp ,and make sure you timing is between 36-38 degree total at 2800-3200 rpm|
|3|| Tech Talk / AMC Interchange / Re: 1976 hornet -engine crossmember ??
on: Today at 04:28:18
|Started by tama | Post by DybAMX|
|any Gremlin, Hornet, Spirit, or Concord that came with an inline 6. also, 65-9 Americans as long as they came with a 199 or 232. the flathead and 196 crossmembers are different|
|4|| Tech Talk / AMC Interchange / 1976 hornet -engine crossmember ??
on: Yesterday at 19:41:07
|Started by tama | Post by tama|
|hi have a 1976 hornet that had a sbc v8 in it .. they welded up mounts to original crossmember --would like to put a six [4.0 stroker] back in it -- what years and models would the crossmember work .. thanks much , bob|
|5|| Tech Talk / Restoration Corner & Member's Projects / Re: cloth
on: Yesterday at 17:41:23
|Started by rambling_rebel | Post by amxdreamer|
|I've seen people try and get seatbelts to be a different color and they just get stiff. Have you talked to any upholsterers to see what they would charge to change it?|
|6|| Swap Meet / Wanted / Heater/ac cables
on: Yesterday at 15:09:19
|Started by joes71jav | Post by joes71jav|
|Does anyone know any vendors that sell heater/ac control cables for 71 Javelin. All the ones I have the plastic casings are cracked and are hard to find good used ones.|
|7|| Tech Talk / Engine Repair/Modifications / 360 carb and ignition tuning questions
on: Yesterday at 14:46:13
|Started by Hotrodeagle | Post by Hotrodeagle|
I have a couple of general questions tuning in my 360, it has on it an older 650 holley single feed 4bbl.
-Can I tune that carb in well enough to get the most out of this motor or is it worth it to go to a bigger cfm?
The only things done to the motor is a 30 over bore, heavy cam with stock valvesprings, dual exhst and intake.
-Where do I run the vacuum line for the vacuum advance to?
-And on the balancer there is a notch, do I use that for the ignition timing or is there supposed to be a white paint mark somewhere? (I did paint the whole balancer, but it has been like 5 years ago)
It does run good as is, no missing or hesitation, but it seems like it could be better.
In other words, my dads chevy truck with a 6.0 is able to keep pace with it, but weighs 1,000 lbs more.
|8|| Tech Talk / General Tech Questions / Re: Number crunching on a 68 AMX
on: Yesterday at 13:52:52
|Started by Mads K | Post by Mads K|
|Great and thanks alot for helping. The Swede is figuring out his next move. Hoping to buy an AMX soon B-)|
|9|| Tech Talk / General Tech Questions / Re: Number crunching on a 68 AMX
on: Yesterday at 13:20:47
|Started by Mads K | Post by tufcj|
|Nothing to worry about. 397 is correct for an AMX. He was correcting me. I shortened my answer a bit to save space.
3 = 30 series (the AMX is a 30 series body)
9 = 2 door hardtop (AMX is a 2 door hardtop)
7 = trim level (top end or SST)
Every AMX VIN I've ever seen has had a 397 in those positions, so I didn't go into deep detail.
|10|| Tech Talk / General Tech Questions / Re: Number crunching on a 68 AMX
on: Yesterday at 06:10:08
|Started by Mads K | Post by Mads K|
|LRDaum: Is this something that should concern me? Or is it a general flaw for AMX vins? I dont want to buy a car thats not that it appears to be.
Real happy about all the inputs im getting here, thanks.