Merritt Island, Florida
1971 AMC 401 AMX/Javelin
“The 401 Experience”
1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28
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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 “Dark Shadow”
What makes a Ford Girl Go Bad? This car, lol. I purchased this car on ebay in January 2005. Shortly thereafter it was kidnapped for four months and completely gutted, with a 4th gen interior swap and went from a 305TBI to a 355 complete with a Flowmaster exhaust, Dynomax headers and 600 cfm Edelbrok carb to rumble monster under the hood, not to mention the purple w/blue pearl clearcoat custom paint. Too many upgrades to name, with the latest upgrades prepping her for the drag strip -- 4:10 rear, posi and ignition coil. Hopefully this spring I'll swap out the already beautiful engine for a 383 to make sure I hit those low numbers. Let me know what you think.
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 “Dark Shadow”
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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 “Dark Shadow”
No factory options listed.
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