AMC Javelin, AMX and Muscle Car Restoration 1968-1974

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There was a time when AMC performance was more of an afterthought to the muscle car era. Today, AMC muscle cars are among the fastest appreciating performance vehicles in the market. Low production numbers combined with capable performance as well as cool and unique styling have increased coverage in magazines and at auctions, making these cars more valuable than ever before. Concours-restored AMC muscle cars routinely bring $30,000 to $65,000 in the collector car world, which makes a comprehensive restoration guide a must-have for any American Motors enthusiast.

AMC Javelin, AMX and Muscle Car Restoration 1968 1974 provides in-depth coverage of the decoding and documentation process of an AMC muscle car, primarily the popular Javelin and AMX models. Author and expert AMC restorer Scott Campbell gives you a detailed account of important aspects of restoration including rust repair; panel and sheet-metal replacement; interior and trim restoration; undercarriage chassis, suspension, and driveline rehabilitation; as well as every other major component group. Also included are multiple how-to sequences that, regardless of your skill level, will assist you in restoring your AMC muscle car.

This restoration guide chronicles the entire process of AMC ownership from selecting a vehicle to disassembly to final re-assembly. You will find coverage of all steps throughout: from turning the first bolt to tumbling the key in the ignition following completion of your restoration. If you own an AMC muscle car, especially a Javelin or an AMX, this restoration guide will be your go-to source for restoring glory to your unique AMC muscle car.

With rising values of AMC muscle cars, a valid restoration guide is much needed

This is the first book to be published on the restoration of AMC muscle cars

VIN and sequence number decoding, production figures, metal repair and restoration, undercarriage restoration, and interior restoration are all featured

About the Author

Scott Campbell is a lifelong American Motors fan, having grown up riding in his parents brand-new AMC Gremlin and Hornet Sportabout. After purchasing his first car, a 1969 AMX, Campbell began doing his own bodywork, repairs, and maintenance as well as fixing up and selling several Javelins, AMXs, Hornets, and even Pacers. A member of the American Motors Owners Association since 1979, Campbell is the author of AMX: A Source Book and Javelin: A Source Book.

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