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1984 AMC Eagle Review
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It Was Definitely Worth The $400 I Paid — Performance- The inline six is a great engine, but its still not a racecar, It does light four wheeling alright, but without 4 low or solid axles its not quite as capable as I would like. The 4wd option is actually more of an AWD because you can lock it in on the blacktop and it's not locked 50/50. Build Quality- Engine and transmission were great, the body (from WI) decintegrated after not long. The strut tower rusted off the body. Appearance- Its a love it hate it kind of car..... I tend to love them Cost of ownership- It got decent mileage, and parts were reasonably priced.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: great AWD system, comfy ride

Cons: Rust issues, replacement body parts are hard to find

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It's Okay, As Long As You Repair Or Replace The Problematic Bbd. — For it's time, the AMC Eagle was ahead of its time. The 4WD drive train will get you home in any weather. It's design was of the 80's era, with comfortable seats. However the optional vinyl top caused moisture buildup and caused rust on the roofs of many cars, including mine.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: 4WD will get you anywhere you need to go

Cons: BBD Feedback carbs...

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The Eagle Has Landed — It is the first cross over, first car to have full time 4x4, it is 25 years old so obviously it is built solid, got a 4.2 straight six with great torque. Car almost saved AMC from chryslers death grip.

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

Pros: 4x4

Cons: needs tires

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If You Get It, Get One. If Not, Don't. — The Eagle is a fairly simple reliable car, the four wheel drive makes it easy to get to places ordinary cars won't go without the sacrifices one makes for a true off-roader. The vacuum system is )perhaps unnecessarily) complex, but rarely needs attention. The Carter carburetor has some known issues, but anyone with a bit of aptitude can fix those.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's unusual and very utilitarian

Cons: If you want a dead reliable modern appliance car, don't bother

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First Car — 84 Limited Wagon. Power everything. Very fun car to own. 4 wheel drive only worked if you could move the car. It you got stuck with out it you could not engage it, and if you got stuck with it, you were still stuck.

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

Pros: Bullet Proof

Cons: Gas Millage, I was getting around 14 MPG.

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Fun Wagon, Even Better With The Doors Off — Loves this car even though it was more of a play toy. The four wheel drive it in was excellent and driving it without the doors offroad was an absolute blast.

Pros: 4 doors, 4x4, solid car, heavy car, great for mudding

Cons: Mine went through oil almost as fast as gas

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Reviews From Other Years

1987 AMC Eagle Reviews

Very Great Car, More Versitale Than Today's Crossovers. By Tom

The AMC Eagle is very versatile and suits my needs well. With four wheel drive that can be switched on and off and can be run even on dry pavement, the Eagle is one of the best cars ever made for d... Read More

1986 AMC Eagle Reviews

Amc Eagle By Jordan

i love the engon but i wish the makers put some more jazz into the body and front grill. it is a old car but still has loads of life left in her. it was keep on the farm for a junk car but i fixed it... Read More

A Unique Classic By Pallance

I love this car, its unique shape and style, coming from a jeep background with a rugged inline6. The biggest problem of course, is time and money to repair/rebuild it ... it IS over twenty years old!... Read More

1985 AMC Eagle Reviews

If You Need A Beater With A Heater There Is None Better By Steven

the 4 wheel drive got it anywhere no matter the weather. power wasnt bad and the heater worked decently. the engine ALWAYS started, even in -30 and no block heater. it wasnt a sports car by any stretc... Read More

My Mudding Machine By Michael

4- wheel drive in a small car. For those who know little of these cars. It's a car body on a jeep wrangler frame. 4 wheel drive made this car's appeal. they were only in production for a few years bef... Read More

1983 AMC Eagle Reviews

It's The Speagle! By John

The 1983 AMC Eagle SX/4 comes with a pontiac Iron Horse 2.5l L-4, 4 wheel drive and a 4 speed manual transmission. Oh, and the Millennium Falcon effect. One look at it and you gain an instant 10 point... Read More

The Meanest 4x4 Car Ever Devised. By Ben

Way too much fun. Handling is amazing considering the 3600lbs. Drive train stands up to anything. Viscous coupled transfer case provides clean limited slip differential for excellent grab on any te... Read More

1982 AMC Eagle Reviews

A Great Car Project To Put In Modern Engine And Drivetrain. By Victor

I called it "THE BEAST" It was big, bad, and ugly. 4000lbs. doesn't stop quickly compared to modern cars, especially in the snow. I haven't gotten stuck except for once when off roading in 2WD beca... Read More

'82 Amc Eagle Sport "official Rodeo Car" By deathwarror

The acceleration for my eagle is a 0-60 in about 14-15 secs and thats quite good for 4800lbs. After first repairs its really cheap. The Handling is excellent for its weight. Sure the car doesn't... Read More

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