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Cars > Challenges > “The 401 Experience” Vs “ole'yellow”

 

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Ringgold, Georgia
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1971 AMC 401 AMX/Javelin

“The 401 Experience”

1980 Ford Pinto ProStreet

“ole'yellow”

 
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About “The 401 Experience”

Rare : Early 71 AMX 401 "Z" Code

Shares in a Racing Heritage. In 71' & 72'

The Trans Am /AMX's ,Won the Manufactures Cup &

Championship Title in SCCA Trans Am Road Racing .

71' Season - Won 7 out of the 9 Races . In 72' Season

finished 1st , 2nd and 3rd. in last race of season !

Some of the designers of the 71 AMX Roger Penske,

Mark Donohue , Chuck Mashigan, ,George Follmer

just to name a few. 71' is the Frist Year for the 401engine.

It is a split year for this model,

Only 745 - AMC - 71' - 401 AMX's were produced ,

unknown # of 4 spd made

unknown # of Early 71' 401's made

About “ole'yellow”

CHASSIS:
FRAME…………….......... 2X3 TUBE
REAR END……………… NARROWED 9 INCH FORD
GEAR……………………. 456 WITH MINI SPOOL
REAR SUPENSION….… COIL OVERS WITH WHEELIE BARS
BRAKES………................ DISC FRONT DRUM BACK
FRONT SUPENSION…... STOCK
WHEELS…………………WELD ULTRA LITES
TIRES……………………. FRONT 185 70 R14
REAR 31 18 1/2 R15

DRIVETRAIN:
ENGINE…………………73 460 BLOCK,68 429 HEADS CARB……………….…... DEMON 625 R
CAM…………………….. 545 306 ERSON HYDRAULIC
TRANSMISSION……..... C-6, 3500 STALL
EXHAUST…………….…CUSTOM HEADERS, FLOWMASTERS,
STAINLESS TIPS
INTAKE………………… EDELBROCK VECTOR 460
IGNITION…………….... 1978 ELECTRONIC WITH MSD PLUGWIRES AND MALLORY COIL

BODY:
STYLE………………….. 3 DOOR HATCHBACK
PAINT COLOR ….......... CHROME YELLOW WITH BLACK STRIPES

INTERIOR:
UPHOLSTERY………... FIERO SEATS
STEERING…………….. MANUAL RACK WITH 1981 LTD COLUMN
GAUGES………………. SUN PRO, 5 INCH AUTO METER TACH WITH SHIFT LIGHT

THIS CAR WAS BOUGHT NEW BY MY WIFE IN 1980. THIS IS A DRIVER NOT A RACE
CAR. IT HAS NEVER BEEN ON THE DRAGSTRIP. IN THE SUMMER IT CAN HAS BEEN
DRIVEN 200 MILES IN A WEEK TO SHOWS AND CRUISE-INS.

 

Specs for “The 401 Experience”

ENGINE : 401 - 0.030 over . Keith Black Custom Performance

Pistons w/ Thermal Conductive Ring, Chrome Moly Rings.

The 401 RODS, have been reconditioned Bushed for full floating

pins,with spiral locks. Mildon Bolts & Nuts installed.

The MAINS, have Mildon Studs & Nuts Installed

CRANKSHAFT: Has been Magged, Crossdrilled, Chamfered,

Nitrided & Polished. The assembly has been completely

Balanced Externally Front to Rear. The DECK has been O-

RINGED ( Stainless Steel). New Main,Rod, & Cam Bearings

installed. Hi-Perf. Camshaft 474 Lift - 288 Dur. New Guides,

Hi-Perf. Valve Job, Comp Cam Springs, 10 degree retainers &

locks. Intake is an AMC Elderbrok Torker II with a 4150 series

Holley.A Centerforce II Clutch assembly gets the Horses too

the factory 4.10's Assembled and installed 4/07 FRESH

Run's Like a Cat with it's Tail on FIRE !

Specs for “ole'yellow”

No specifications listed.

 

Factory Options for “The 401 Experience”

Ealy 401 AMX " Z " Code

" GO - PACKAGE " T - 10 P 4 Speed w/ Hurst Comp Plus

Shifter, Twin Grip Locking Differential w/ Factory 4.10's

Front & Rear Spoilers, Functional Cowl - Air Induction Hood

Handling Package- HD Springs & Shocks, Heavy Duty Cooling

System, Hood T - Stripe, 15"x7" Factory Slots Style Wheels

Air Conditioning, Power Steering ( Eaton Pump ), Power Disc

Brakes, Light Group, Tinted Windows, Rally - Pac Instruments

w/ 140 Speedometer , Leather Front Bucket Seats, Extended

Console w/ Armrest, HD Front Anti-Roll Bar.

Dealersip option : Trendsetter Sidewinder Exhaust

Factory Options for “ole'yellow”

No factory options listed.

 

Mods for “The 401 Experience”

Hooker Headers,

Lakewood
Traction Bars,


Paint :Custom Red & Copper
Pearl

Mods for “ole'yellow”

No modifications listed.

 

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