1969 AMC Rambler American

AMC Rambler American. 440 with 290-V8. Out of 28191 4 doors produced in 1969, only 33 came with the 290-V8. This is one of them. VIN A9A055M278416 I restored this car due to the rarity of a V8 in an American. The following was done. Timing chain, cam and crank gear replaced, Timing chain cover in excellent shape, Oil pump rebuilt, new rear main seal, front crank seal and oil pan gasket, new wires and plugs, Motorcraft electronic distributor replaced points distributor. (Have original points distributor), new electronic coil, Original carburetor professionally rebuilt, new fuel pump, alternator rebuilt, NO BLOWBY, automatic transmission rebuilt, new flex plate installed, new master cylinder, new wheel cylinders, new brake shoes, all brake hoses replaced, all 4 brake drums turned, new emergency brake cables replaced that goes to each rear brake, U-Joints replaced and drive shaft balanced, inter and outer seals, axle bearings replaced, rear-end flushed and new fluid added, both front and rear bushings replaced in rear axle springs, front inner and outer wheel bearings replaced along with new front seals, lower ball joints, strut rod bushings, lower and upper bushings replaced, trunions replaced, outer tie rods, idler arm and pitman are replaced, new shocks installed, Dash Pad recovered with Stretch Carpeting, Instrument Panel repainted along with the instrument cluster, front seats completely redone with new original factory inserts and new vinyl, back seats have original inserts and vinyl, new carpet, Radio. The instrument panel was already cut out for the DIN type radio and the rear panel was cut out for 5x7 speakers. Installed a Kenwood AMFM stereo radio along with Sony speakers in the rear panel. No front speakers. Repainted the steering column and steering wheel, door panels are original, window channels, window felts and door rubber replaced, New Heater/Defroster motor. Received gold award at the Teague regional meet in Ohio, AMO Nationals in St. Louis and AMO Southeast regional meet in Ocala in 2009. Drove this Rambler to Cordova, Ill in Sept 2009, no problems with going long distance.


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