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1964 AMC Rambler Classic technical and mechanical specifications

1964 amc rambler

What engine would be less work and less cost to drop in this thing? There are plenty of manufacturers out there making parts for either swap. If you like living with a six and nothing wrong with that. Of course after nearly a decade of sitting there was a slew of maintenance to catch up on before the Rambler was streetable. While it would certainly be more fun to have a Marlin with this Twin Stick setup, we think this four door could be a fun project that could haul the family to events in style and comfort. The American was available in nine models, and was the only U. Seems the 6 banger would throw oil all over the hood and engine compartment if you were to leave it in second gear while accelerating in a race. I have a 63 ambo 990 and it has a lot of the lower grade classic appointments.

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1964 AMC Rambler for Sale in Volo, Illinois Classified

1964 amc rambler

Sales of the 1962 model year Classics increased by over 56,000 in the first six months compared to the same period in 1961. The two-barrel 138 hp version of the 195. The American went on sale late January 1958, with a minimum of marketing and promotion. As a true compact-sized car on a 106 in 2,692 mm wheelbase, the Rambler station wagon had no domestic competitors, and it offered interior space advantage compared to imported models with its 66 cubic feet 1,869 L of cargo space. I like the car but have other interests that require my funds and attention so I must let her go.

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1964 Rambler American 330

1964 amc rambler

In Europe, Renault built this car in their Haren, Belgium plant and marketed it as a luxury car, filling the gap above the tiny Renault Dauphine. This is a rare 2 door car with a factory 287 V8 motor that runs and drives great. Five-year projections called for the Pars Khodro plant to build 75,000 Rambler Americans. The popularity of the compact-sized Classic continued in the face of a dozen new competitors. A blue arrow on the hood pointed towards the air intake.

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1964 AMC Rambler Classic technical and mechanical specifications

1964 amc rambler

I have a 65 Ambassador with 287 V8 and twin stick. The American's 1966 design was then continued mostly unchanged through the 1969 model year. Rambler's emphasis on economy over performance can be observed through the example of automatic transmission use in a Rambler American where the 1959 owner's handbook describes leaving the gear selector in the D-2 position 1. The straight six was modernized with an overhead-valve cylinder head for higher-grade models, but the base cars continued with the flathead engine. A total of 90 units of this version were sold. Factory Air would have been a very rare option, particularly with this combination.

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1964 Rambler

1964 amc rambler

The larger-sized Rambler series was based on a 1956 design and was renamed as the Classic for the 1961 model year to help create a stronger individual identity and contrast from the smaller line. The hardtop model was dropped and the line was restricted to the 199 cu in 3. During his 2006—2007 campaign for U. The interior has a brand new carpet. I think a rebuild kit for the 196 is over 1000 bucks, and thats way out of my budget for just the kit. Because of the spacing of the gear ratios when viewed in total, and also due to the difficulty of moving both the gear and range levers in opposite directions to cover all possible combinations, there were a couple of them I virtually never used.

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Rambler Classic

1964 amc rambler

Released in 1997 by and titled Rambler '65, Vaughn turned his car into a makeshift studio. Though forced induction was the obvious answer and Brian toyed with the idea of a Roots-style blower, he really wanted to keep that four-door sleeper look and just couldn't bring himself to cut the Rambler's hood, so a centrifugal was the only option. I would not hesitate to drive this car anywhere. A Deliveryman commercial wagon, with no rear seat and an extended cargo floor, was available, but found few takers. No allowancesor set aside will be made on accountof any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. The entire line was treated to neat and trim lines with pleasing simplicity compared to the more boxy predecessors with characteristic tunneled headlights with a simple horizontal grille between them.

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1964 AMC Rambler Classic technical and mechanical specifications

1964 amc rambler

Low to mid-20s is more like it. But I did enjoy the shift from 2nd low to 2nd high, as it was done beforehand. The 1960 Rambler American produced under Willys Mexicana was available in two-door sedan, four-door sedan, and two-door station wagon body styles. The power plant in itself is enough to get people to look at the car. That's the one that begins with a T.

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1964 AMC Rambler for Sale in Volo, Illinois Classified

1964 amc rambler

It was attached to the right side or top of the steering column with a stainless hose clamp. This transmission has a bigger gap between 2nd and 3rd gears compared to the regular three-speed transmissions with overdrive that operated like a five-speed although the driver needed to know the governor cut-in speed, free-wheeling, as well as when to lock the overdrive in or out. Some of it might have to do with where it was made or when in the model run it was made. The exterior was a light ice-blue , while the car's dark blue interior featured upholstery with a metallic embroidered snowflake in each seat back. The cars were modified for the punishing Baja 500 race. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value based upon that judgement solely. You will not find a nicer car for the money anywhere in the country.

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