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Badass 'lil Mofo —

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Its fast and fun to drive. Clean for a 2000. Hes 200,000 miles strong and still running.

Cons: It has a limited slip rear end..wish it had posie.

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Amc Javelin: Sporty, Reliable Performance, On The Cheap! — What a great car! Cheap to maintain. Fun, and easy to maintain. Not to mention that it drives like a dream. "Gunther" has the SST trim package with the 304. What a great pony car; inexpensive, plug and play horsepower! Gotta love it!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Easy to maintain! Super fun to drive!

Cons: I need two of them!

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Nice Car — the amc javelin is not like a normal car.. it has it own unique look! its not like a boxy look aor a rounded look.. its got a mix of both. the amc javeling is a true amarican muscle car. They have very fast and reliable motors and bodies. the car just looks plain mean!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: everything

Cons: nothin

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Coolest Sucky Car Ever — The Javelin?AMX was fast off the line & a lot of time les expensive to get replacement parts for than Chevs & Mopars, but it was thirsty beyond belief. That big 401 with the reverse Ram-Air scoop was positioned so you saw when you'd put your foot into it making it open that vacum-trapdoor and start breathing heavy. Those times you could almost see the gas hand falling! It only drank the good stuff and had a damn small tank so it sucked when you were driving highways - you felt like you were making hourly pitstops to feed it. It took off like a bat out of hell but my old 1970 4 dr 6 cyl Chevelle could have out-stopped it anyday. The build quality was a joke as with too many AMC machines. It was fun to drive most of the time, esp when you were able to sneak up on someone then all they saw was this silver bullet whip past like they were parked.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fun & very, very cool to look at, and if you had it now, rare factpor is high!

Cons: carry a trunkload of spare parts cause these junkpiles were always breaking something

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A Classic — This car was given to me before I even had a license. I loved it, was fast and had a great engine. Guys were impressed by it, the body was similar to a Mustang (or so I pretended it was!).

Pros: Solid, had a lot of room for passengers, great engine.

Cons: Was a gas hog

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Good, All Around Pony Car. — Very good handling and aerodynamics. Problems with the BW M-12 auto trans. Excellent with a Borg Warner T-10 manual trans. Great engines from 343 to 401 C.I. Front end has some issues but can be modified.

Pros: Good for course racing. Excellent dashboard, easy to modify.

Cons: Bad quality of many materials and fabrics. Bad front end and braking system. Electrical problems.

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If You Had To Compete With The Big Three, What Would You Do? — It currently has a 360 trying to put in a 401. It needs quarters redone, some rocker and floor work but other than that she's pretty original and plenty of fun to drive. It has the cowl hood and flapper set-up so I'm happy.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Original muscle car that always turns heads

Cons: limited availibity of parts

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1974 AMC Javelin Reviews

The Car Of My Dreams 1974 Amc Javelin By Jeff

Was the car of my dreams.. 304 with 3spd on the floor, had some mild head work done and was painted day glow orange with the T stripe on the hood and it really turned heads. After blowing 3 3.54 re... Read More

If You Can Find A Javlin In Good Shape, For Sure Get It ! It's Truly A Classical By Shelley

This is one car I really miss. With her stock engine, she could take almost any thing off of the line. She had the body of a woman ( kind of like the old sting ray ). It was arm strong steering and c... Read More

1973 AMC Javelin Reviews

Hotrod By YBYA4RE

Bought the car with a partner to get it running and move it on to another owner to do the things I am not that familiar with. Ended up replacing the flywheel and harmonic balancer to get the engine s... Read More

1972 AMC Javelin Reviews

1972 Amc Cardin Javelin Is A Sleek Cruiser. By ryanpiercycr

I have owned four Javelins, two of which had Pierre Cardin interiors. In general I like the way the cars handle, though they are better with sway bars. The drivetrain in general for AMC is good and ... Read More

Most People Will Never See One Of These Cars In There Lifetime By Art

well I had a friend who had a 73 amc javelin in high school and is was very quick and i always wanted one at the time I had a 69 mustang and his javelin was always faster then my mustang. this car had... Read More

1970 AMC Javelin Reviews

It Was Cool To Drive By johnandrox

not very many of them left, very hard to find in good condition. I will miss not seeing it anymore, but I know it will have a good home and that person will be very proud that it is his car now. Read More

1969 AMC Javelin Reviews

Retro Is Good By Jake

This car is not your average car. This car has amazing quality. It is the perfect car for you. It has a very good price too. This car is very fun to drive around in. Hopefully you think so too. Read More

Fast And Odd No One Knows What It Is By Jacob

12 second car. 360 from an amx built for drag racing. lot of rust in begining. still doing bodywork now. gas mileage about 6mpg its been repaired. 4 speed hurst short throw shifter. burnouts on demand... Read More

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