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    Posted: Aug/24/2012 at 3:24pm


MY CURRENT PROJECT IS A CAR THAT PREVIOUSLY RACED IN SCCA B PRODUCTION BACK IN 1970 UNTIL 1975.  WAS BUILT BY AN AMC SENIOR MANAGEMENT GUY AND NEVER STREET DRIVEN UNTIL I BOUGHT IT IN 1982 AND STREET RACED IT UNTIL 1986.  I AM GOING TO RESTORE IT TO IT'S ORIGINAL RACE READY CONDITION

Edited by JERSEYJOE - Aug/23/2017 at 9:58am
1985 CJ 7 401 dana 60's 37's
1987 J-20 401 Stock resto
1977 CJ 7 360 T-18 D 300
1970 AMX ex-SCCA car


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that's sessy... :)

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1985 CJ 7 401 dana 60's 37's
1987 J-20 401 Stock resto
1977 CJ 7 360 T-18 D 300
1970 AMX ex-SCCA car


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Wow thats the second BP AMX I've ever seen. That is C@@L! Any original pics and history? This one was at the runoff's in 1970. Sorry about the thumb. I was 19 and it was an instamatic camera LOL
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Unfortunately no. but I can tell you this story.  When I graduated High School I bought a 70 AMX. it was a 390 4 speed a/c car.  None of the people knew how to mod an AMC so I called up AMC located in Elmsford, NY ask asked for some info. I was bounced around and finally got on with a guy named Frank Lipare. Frank was a Senior Manager in the Field Service Department. He told me the he and a fellow AMC Manager scooped the car off the assembly line in 1970 and transformed it into an SCCA car. A lot of the work to the body was done at a boat shop in Long island, the fiberglass front and rear flares. The motor was done by the famous Jocko Maggicomo and Speedwin Automotive in Long Island.  The car raced at Bridgehampton and Lime Rock. It was raced until 1975 when it became illegal due to the cubic inch restriction. They decided not to destroke it so it was parked until like 1976 when Frank began to club race it, again at Bridgehapton Long Island and Lime Rock Conn. Frank did help me with technical infor and parts. I first saw the car at his home in Manhassett, Long Island. I even went a few times with him to Lime Rock and Bridgehampton to help out on track day.  I bought the car in 1982 and street raced it in NJ almost exactly how it was set up for road racing. Smoked a lot of people. Sold it in 1986 and got it back in 2002 where it has been sitting since.. Frank passed away in 1988 and so did the document history of this car.  I will completely go through it and bring it back to the almost exact condition it was when raced with a few modern upgrades..
 
It has a 390, Venolia 11.5 to 1 pistons, Ported 291 heads, cross ram, Reed roller can T-10 4 speed,4 wheel discs, ATL fuel cell.


Edited by JERSEYJOE - Aug/23/2017 at 10:02am
1985 CJ 7 401 dana 60's 37's
1987 J-20 401 Stock resto
1977 CJ 7 360 T-18 D 300
1970 AMX ex-SCCA car


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Very cool! You going to vintage race it? Just curious-what brake setup did he put up front?
 
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Not sure, just some shows and some street action for sure. I know he used factory front discs and some type of rear disc.  In the time it was out of my possession the owner attempted to install some huge bendix set up but It never was worked out.  When I get it apart I will take pictures.  I plan on using Control Freak front end components...  One thing at a time.. I need to get it completely apart and mounted on a rotisserrie to see what i need to do.  it's going to be a long winter.
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IT'S APART
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Got the suspension out
1985 CJ 7 401 dana 60's 37's
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1977 CJ 7 360 T-18 D 300
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1985 CJ 7 401 dana 60's 37's
1987 J-20 401 Stock resto
1977 CJ 7 360 T-18 D 300
1970 AMX ex-SCCA car


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