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M –32
Kirkland, Washington
United States


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Mar 27, 2010 at 6:33 pm
That's frigg'n awesome!
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Jul 19, 2007 at 12:49 am
Trying to spread the word about the Muscle Car Show in Kent, WA on Sept. 2nd. It's a great show and benefits Childrens Hospital. Check it out!
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Feb 19, 2007 at 4:53 pm
Nice ride BudgetRicer, need any tips I'd be glad to help. I have a '69 Jav.

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1973 AMC Javelin (Wish I had a tach)

Last updated Apr 1, 2007  

Photo of a 1973 AMC Javelin (Wish I had a tach)


The love of my life, purchased in summer 2006. I'm the third owner of this car, which has never been out of the pacific northwest. Owner #1 put 6000 miles on it before selling it in 1975 because the big engine scared her too much. Owner #2 picked it up shortly thereafter. It spent 31 years in Battleground, WA with the second owner. I plan to keep it for the next 30.


AMC 360 4-Bbl, Torque-Command 3-speed AT, dual exhaust

Factory HP/Torque: 220/315

90,xxx original miles

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Copper Tan Metallic w/full-length gold stripe, vinyl top, AC, rear luggage rack


JVC radio, otherwise very, very original

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Now that the initial excitement has worn off a bit, it's time to start thinking about what needs to be done. Bad timing on my part, as winter's on the way and I'm stuck in work and school 6 days out of the week. First item that needs to be addressed:...

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