Re: American Motors Cars

Don M /
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Coming of age in the 70's and 80's during a time when social media and cell phones could not have even been imagined, your car was not just your ticket to freedom but was very much part of you. In 1978 at 14, I walked into a car lot and saw this beautiful 71 hot rod Nova with Craiger SS wheels, an LT1 engine and chrome side pipes for $1800. I convince the small rural used car dealer to let me put a few hundred bucks down on it to hold it. I dont think he realized that I was only 14 and it would take 2 years to fully pay for it and to legally drive it...but somehow on my 16th birthday, along with my mom and final few hundred dollars, I drove my dream car off the lot and got to enjoy an unchallenged superiority for that summer. But my local reign soon came to an end when the "rich kid" in town showed up with a Gremlin and its Super charged 401 sticking up out of the hood. He actually drove around town with wheelie bars attached. I was able to witness that car bring the front end off the ground effortlessly in the high school parking lot on the first day back to school in the fall of 1980...

I have owned many beautiful muscle cars over the years now but the two cars that I had always wanted but never owned were the 302 Boss Mach 1 Mustang and the AMC AMX with the 390 4 Speed.(edited)

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