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1973 AMC Matador Wagon

Discussion in 'All Other Makes and Models' started by madbutcher, September 5, 2017.

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  1. madbutcher

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  3. madbutcher

    madbutcher Elite Explorer

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    The 360 i bought in New jersey had one 360 and one 304 head.. after hunting high and low on the www for a matching set of 360 heads to a fair price i found a complete engine for $350 + $100 in shipping to New jersey.. so looks like i import a second engine Picture_105.jpg Picture_106.jpg
     
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    IMG_20171217_181620.jpg Ups... another AMC on the way home.
    1974/1975 AMC Hornet
     
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    Nice! My mom had a Hornet when I was I high school in the 70's, got to borrow it for dates. Fast little car
     
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    oh no... the hoarding begins...
     
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    Got my second 360 engine home:burnout: IMG_20180111_162210.jpg IMG_20180111_154307.jpg
     
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    IMG_20180120_155538.jpg IMG_20180120_155910.jpg got the 258 and 904 out of the Hornet yesterday:thumbsup:
     
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    Working in that cold would make me miserable...
     
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    It was not that cold, only around -3 celcius.

    (26.6 degrees Fahrenheit)
     
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    Got the 360 to a friends garage and started on it, everything gets cleand and painted, new bearings, pistonrings and freezeplugs are inn. Starting on the heads next:thumbsup:

    Waiting on my Edelbrock Torker intake, need to order a pair of hedman hedders, flywheel and some other stuff... but i start to belive this is happening :burnout:
     
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    This is a cool build, but;

    Is it ever not snowing in Norway?
     
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    We got snow from november/desember till april and spring:thumbsup:
     
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    Seems like you are out in the snow working on cars all the time, so I had to ask. I don't usually see temps below 60* F in the day over here. I don't mind a little cold and snow, but not for six months straight.

    Do they salt the roads there?
     
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    Had winters like this all my life.. guess you get used to it:D

    But 60*f (15*c) sounds nice:p

    They have salt on all the main roades and it suxs big time:angryfire:
     
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    Got more stuff done to the old AMC 360:thumbsup:
     
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    That's pretty
     
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    Thanx:thumbsup:

    Waiting for some small parts so i can get it done:D

    Valey pan, flywheel and some bolts
     
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    The old amc lives.
    Just Got a 727 shipped from USA to Norway . Will rebuild it when i Get some spear time IMG_20190108_075231.png frem.jpg bak.jpg IMG_20190105_203125_718.jpg
     
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