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Car of the Week: 1971 AMC Javelin AMX

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Scott Raney never figured he’d have to leave Arizona and head north to the “rust belt” to find a car, but when the Phoenix resident finally got the chance to turn back the clock and land a 1971 AMC Javelin AMX like the one he had in high school, he was willing to fly just about anywhere. More »

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Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles … More »

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Car of the Week: 1977 AMC Hornet AMX

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Bob Wunrow can’t be sure he has the only collector car restored by Rusty Jones, but it gives him a fun tale to tell about his 1977 AMC Hornet AMX. More »

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Car of the Week: 1967 AMC Marlin

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Keith Olson’s 1967 AMC Marlin hadn’t left the barn for many years when he extricated it. It was in surprisingly good shape, and with a little coaxing it even ran. “It sat for, I bet 15, 18 years,” Olson said. More »

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AMC WORLD MEET SHOW TODAY

I got up early today so I can take a ride to Kenosha where the AMC World Meet is kicking off at the Kenosha Historical Society at 9 am. This event is put on by the city of Kenosha rather … More »

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Car ‘Beauties and Beasts’ at AutoFair

Best and worst autos at the April 7-10, 2011, Food Lion AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway. More »

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Car of the Week: 1969 AMC SC/Rambler

Larry O’Connor loved his 1966 Chevelle Super Sport, but he grew tired of seeing so many other cars just like it. "So I told my wife [Diane], ‘I want to get a car nobody has.’" he recalled. "I told her I wanted an SC/Rambler.’ She said, ‘Where are you going to get one?’ I said, ‘I don’t know.’ More »

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AMC RESTORATION PARTS

Phil Pofahl of Kenosha, Wis., had a busy year in 1963. He did some drag racing, got married, joined the National Guard and started a 26-year career as a tool and die man at American Motors Corp. He remembers working … More »

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Car of the Week: 1967 AMC Ambassador convertible

If Fred Neubauer winds up with more than his fair share of the 1967 AMC Ambassador convertibles remaining in the world, then a little bit of collector car justice has probably been served. It would be hard to find a guy more attached to the stylish orphan ragtops than Neubauer, a resident of Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
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Rousing Rebel: AMC fan goes all-out on Rebel SST

Joe Fougerousse has always had a taste for originality and wanted something different from the rest of the crowd. That’s partly, he said, what steered him toward cars made by American Motors Corp. Once he started driving AMCs, he became convinced they were better cars than many of their counterparts. One of Fougerousse’s claims to fame these days is that he owns a 1968 AMC Rebel SST convertible that ranks among the finest specimens of that particular make and model in existence. More »

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