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Category Archive: AMC, HISTORIC, Videos

Historical Footage: The 1970 American Motors Model Lineup Commercial – “What Would You Do?”

This wasn’t a swipe at the famous speech from the movie “Patton”, now was it? You can’t blame American Motors for reaching to whatever length they felt they needed in order to...

Rough Start: This AMC Eagle Promises All-Wheel-Drive For Dirt-Cheap Prices!

Yes, I know…I go a bit bonkers over the American Motors Eagle. It’s an interesting car…wagon…thing that has a unique story, an interesting design, a fairly tragic ending and...

Top 11: The Strangest Special Editions We Could Find – The Lengths That Manufacturers Will Go To Sell Cars Are Pretty Long

Special editions are, in my eyes anyways, just a way to peddle more iron out of the door by giving off the illusion that you are holding on to something truly special once you have the keys in hand....

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Is This 1983 Jeep J-10 The Pickup Of Your Dreams, Or Is The Price A Nightmare?

It’s almost a shame that Jeep J-trucks don’t get as much love as they do. With possible exception of the Kaiser M-715 military rig or people who love watching the movie Twister over and...

This 1984 AMC Eagle Deserves To Be Built Into An Off-Roading Badass – It’s Fought A Bear, How Much More Do You Want?

It proceeded the sport-utility vehicle, crossover, and the soft-roader by decades. It was rolling proof that American Motors could take a shoestring budget and stretch it to the ultimate, yet still...

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Watching This 1980 AMC Eagle Play In The Snow Is The BangShift Way Of Reminding You Winter Is Almost Here!

It’s official: any vestige of summer is long gone. The leaves are coming down like rain around BangShift Mid-West, the weather has taken a turn for the cooler, the sunset can be seen at a...

MORE: AMC, MISC, Videos

Cute-utes, Meet Your Monster: This 1977 Jeep Cherokee Chief Is Excellent!

Cute-utility vehicles (I’m sorry, I mean “crossovers”) are a plague on the roadways of America. It is a vehicle composed completely of compromise: I want utility, but I want...

Question Of The Day: Do You Believe That There Will Be An Entire Generation Of Cars That Will Never Become “Collectable”?

Behold, the 1986 American Motors Eagle wagon. The run-down is pretty typical for a late-build Eagle: 4.2L inline-six, automatic transmission, just about every possible option that AMC could hurl at...

Long-Roofed Mile Muncher: A 1972 AMC Ambassador Wagon For The Long Haul!

The summer of highway miles continues…I’ve added another 1,400 plus miles on the clock and while the Chrysler has been a very willing cruiser this year, there has been one bit of a hitch...

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Could This 1982 American Motors Concord Wagon Be The Surf Wagon You Didn’t Know You Needed?

AMC made something other than Jeeps and the Eagle Wagon after 1982? Huh…didn’t really know that. Maybe it was because every station wagon AMC cranked out seem to come in the same...

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Project Update: The Turbo Hemi-Swapped 1983 Jeep Cherokee Is Alive And Moving!

Last April, we stumbled upon one of the most bizarrely awesome projects we had ever heard of: Greg Huizenga’s 1983 Jeep Cherokee. In short, this is going to be one of the most radical...

Rough Start: Bumping The Budget A Little Bit For A 1973 AMC Javelin

For this Rough Start find, we decided to adjust the budget a bit. The 1973 American Motors Javelin we found is the perfect candidate for a restoration or a project base, and we liked the car too much...

This Guy Wants To Hemi-Swap This AMC Hornet, But First Wants To Pump Nitrous Through It…Finnegan Can Help With That!

It’s a faded green American Motors project in Finnegan’s garage…but calm down, it’s not the infamous Gremmie. No, this is a 1972 AMC Hornet Sportabout wagon, chock full of...

MORE: AMC, TECH, Videos

Rough Start: Build Your Own Hero Car With This 1969 AMC Rebel SST

For today’s Rough Start, I want to put a visual into your mind. Picture every “badass in black” on-screen muscle car you’ve ever known. Think of the GTO from The Punisher, the...