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1982 AMC Eagle with low mileage, leather seats in excellent condition, 4WD, 6 cylinder engine, ru ... $6,800 (OBO) CC-1152305 . So check back often! Lift blocks may cause axle wrap, bent springs or broken springs.

The AMC Eagle Nest is supported and maintained by a dedicated group of AMC Eagle owners and enthusiasts. Oddities like the Ambassador and Matador, the Hornet and Gremlin … and of course, the hilarious Pacer. Logged 1986 AMC Eagle Wagon 4.2L/4.0L head, AW4,NP242, Chrysler 8.25" rear.

Just google search "AMC Eagle Turbo Diesel". Instead of the 304 V8, the 1980 Eagle would use AMC’s 4.2 liter/258 cubic inch straight six.
It got more insulation (including acoustic sound absorption mats behind all interior panels) plush interior padding, much nicer trim and generally higher-rent materials throughout. So in addition to not-bad gas mileage and “goat-like” grip, the car also performed well relative to other passenger cars of the time. And Pontiac was just one of GM’s six full-line car divisions.

The 219 cu in (3.6 L) engines producing 150 hp (112 kW; 152 PS) and 224 pound force-feet (304 N⋅m) of torque were supplied by VM Motori. was not going for any kind of lift AT ALL. Read it. The World's Rarest AMC Eagle Is Hiding in Colorado Of the seven completely forgotten turbodiesel AMC Eagles built, only two are known to still exist. Thanks for visiting our site and we hope you come back often. All content of this site Copyright © 2018 TheAMCForum unless otherwise noted, all rights reserved. AMC — formed when Nash merged with Hudson in 1954 — was perpetually in the role of the fourth Beatle — or Belarus among the George W. Bush-era “coalition of the willing.” GM, Chrysler and Ford utterly dominated the American car scene, with AMC scrabbling for the scraps.

The site is constantly evolving with exciting changes and features being added. so sad to see it sitting in a field when I sold it the guy who bought it was going to restore it or so he said that's my search and rescue sticker on the bumper. Another major change — at Lunn’s recommendation — was a change of powerplants. Or, perhaps they did — but it took AMC, desperate and rapidly losing its grip on the proverbial ledge — to pursue such a radical-for-the-times course. You can now promote your topics at your favorite social media site by clicking on the appropriate icon (top upper right of the page) while viewing the topic you wish to promote. This further improved the vehicle’s lateral grip — during cornering.

The permanent or “full-time” AWD system also required no special action or know-how from the driver. The site is constantly evolving with exciting changes and features being added.

Or, you could buy a truck — which wasn’t helpless in the snow (if it had four-wheel-drive) but which did handle like a blindfolded Lurch after drinking a six pack of Jack Daniels coolers… and also sucked gas and (usually) had less room in the cab than space in the bed. Thought I'd compile a list of all the ways you can easily lift an Eagle for a subtle 1-3" lift.

Just get in — and drive. So check back often! No representations are made regarding the accuracy of NMA Blog posts or of links found within those posts. Hi everyone, sorry I guess this is an old topic but I had to ask when I seen that the "block and U-bolt" technique wasn't recommended. Join the NMA and become an agent of change for the motoring public: Email Address (will not be published) (required). We have information regarding all models of the AMC Eagle: Kammback, SX/4, 2 and 4 door sedans, wagons, Sundancer and even the rare Turbo Diesel. But it’s actually a handling liability when the vehicle is cornering on dry pavement.

The Hornet, for instance.

btw, I run the stock tire size, 215/65-15, no need to reenginner the car. Chrysler bought the browning husk of AMC in ’87 — and the last Eagle left the Brampton, Ontario plant on December 14, 1987.

Most of the activity takes place in our member forums. * Probably the rarest (and at the time, most expensive) version of the Eagle was the Sundancer — which featured a targa-style removable roof panel and a back window that could be folded down — the remaining structure serving as bracing as well as rollover protection. meant to get people talking.

Lunn knew that a new car — a revolutionary car — was needed. And Pontiac was just, But the money coming in was not enough to do more than tread water. Page created in 0.153 seconds with 24 queries. We have information regarding all models of the AMC Eagle: the Kammback, SX/4, 2 and 4 door sedans, wagons, Sundancer and even the rare Turbo Diesel. Two years later (1983) this had slipped to 17,703.

Bumping an old topic, but I take it that the springs would be a better lift than the A arms and the old springs eh?

1984 AMC Eagle Station Wagon Innovation in automotive engineering has brought us some in ... $12,900. And in 1979 — with the Ayatollah running amok in Iran and gas prices shooting upward again — decent gas mileage had become a major consideration for American buyers. Most truck 4WD systems advise disengaging the system on dry, paved roads for just this reason. Hauling pallets of bricks, taking a load of garbage to the dump. The most active part of this site is our forums which you may link too by using the button at the top of this page.

All exterior steel panels were galvanized, plastic rather than steel inner fender liner and aluminized exterior trim screws were used and the entire body was dipped in a special primer during assembly and treated with a Ziebart anti-rust protection package before it left the factory. * AMC engineers were able to retain the Concord’s independent front suspension by mounting the front differential to the engine block via universal joints and half shafts, which allowed independent movement of each front wheel.

But with AWD, the paired wheels on a given axle (front or rear) are able to freewheel (rotate at different speeds) and thus, do not bind. If the left front wheel dipped into a pothole, the right front wheel was not affected. One potential issue with a traditional, truck-type 4WD system is a phenomenon called axle bind.
So it was an aftermarket company installing the diesels, not AMC. Forums registration is free, easy, and ownership of an AMC Eagle is not required. Eagle wagons with diesel engines. Surprisingly, the AWD system only added about 300 pounds to the Concord’s curb weight, which was still well under 3,000 pounds (2,822 lbs. And of course the Gremlin — which was a Hornet, just re-skinned and re-sold.

The literature for the conversions noted the cars would be equipped with larger fuel tanks, which together with diesel economy and an optional overdrivetransmission, would give the cars up to 1,500-mi…

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