AMC Javelin, AMX, and Muscle Car Restoration 1968-1974

AMC Javelin, AMX, and Muscle Car Restoration 1968-1974

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There was a time when AMC performance was more of an afterthought to the muscle car era. Sure, the Javelins and AMX cars were cool, as were the really limited cars such as the Scrambler and the Rebel Machine, but with production numbers a distant fourth place in the American manufacturer muscle car scene, well, you could be forgiven for not remembering much about them through the years. Fast forward to today, and AMC muscle cars are among the fastest appreciating performance vehicles in the market. Low production numbers combined with capable performance and cool and unique styling have increased coverage in magazines and at auctions, making these cars more valuable than ever before. Concours-restored AMC muscle cars routinely bring $30, 000 to $65, 000 in the collector car world, making a comprehensive restoration guide a must-have for any American Motors enthusiast. AMC Javelin, AMX, and Muscle Car Restoration 1968-1974 provides in-depth coverage of the decoding and documentation process of an AMC muscle car, primarily the popular Javelin and AMX models. Author and expert AMC restorer Scott Campbell gives you a detailed account of important aspects of restoration including rust repair; panel and sheet-metal replacement; interior and trim restoration; undercarriage chassis, suspension, and driveline rehabilitation; as well as every other major component group. Also included are multiple qHow-Toq sequences that, no matter what your skill level, will assist you in restoring your AMC muscle car. This restoration guide chronicles the entire process of AMC ownership from selecting a vehicle to disassembly to final re-assembly. You will find coverage of all steps throughout: from turning your first bolt to tumbling the key in the ignition following completion of your restoration. Whether you own an AMC muscle car, especially a Javelin or an AMX, this restoration guide will be your go-to source for restoring glory to your unique AMC muscle car.Following chemical paint removal and a thorough washing, this circular emblem recess remains clearly defined. ... Media blasting completely removes the paint, as well as any body filler and rust that is present. ... Otherwise, undercoat removal adds considerably to the final cost. ... media does not generate heat, it does not warp sheet metal so it is used as much as possible when stripping a car body.


Title:AMC Javelin, AMX, and Muscle Car Restoration 1968-1974
Author: Scott Campbell
Publisher:CarTech Inc - 2015-06-15
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