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Article tucked into my 1972 TSM

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Category: American Motors Corp., its history and more.
Forum Name: The Final Chapter
Forum Description: The demise of AMC - the Chrysler agreement, who, what, when, where, documents, facts and figures.
URL: http://theamcforum.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=70256
Printed Date: Oct/25/2020 at 7:46pm


Topic: Article tucked into my 1972 TSM
Posted By: blumontag
Subject: Article tucked into my 1972 TSM
Date Posted: May/22/2015 at 9:16pm
Been meaning to scan this for a while…bought a '72 technical service manual on ebay, and this newspaper article (from somewhere in California) was between pages. 

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72 Gremlin X



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Posted By: Fluffy73
Date Posted: May/23/2015 at 12:58am
Cool article, thanks for posting!  I was only 6 at the time, but I do remember watching the BCTV evening news (with Tony Parsons) the night they announced that Chrysler was buying AMC. I knew very little about cars back then, but I do remember asking my illustrious father who they were and what they built and he replied "Jeeps and a bunch of junk".  I'm sure he'd be rolling in his grave to learn I now own four of those "junk" cars. LOL

I still find it funny that the Jeep brand has been such a curse. Willys, Kaiser, AMC, Chrysler all had acquired Jeep and all were brought to their knees (though not necessarily because of Jeep). Wonder if Fiat will stumble as well?


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I am genetically incapable of being Politically Correct.


Posted By: Ohio AMX
Date Posted: May/23/2015 at 6:20am
Can't forget those Kenosha Kaisers. Confused

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1940 Hupmobile Skylark
1968 Javelin future Pro Street
1969 AMX 290/auto (first car)
AMO# 983


Posted By: amc401t10
Date Posted: Jun/23/2015 at 7:37pm
I remember it well, I was 30 and had 2 amc.
I thought parts might get hard to get.


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1-owner 74 gremlin x 401, t10,3.73 12 bolt,750carb,reed 250@50 cam, roller rockers,msd,offy int.
72 amc matador 401 727
84 j10 ,360, 727
1970 4-door rebel sleeper(455 pontiac,turbo 400)
79 spirit,4.2



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