Monday, April 8, 2019

That Rebel Yell: 1969 AMC Rebel Wagon

Yes, old wagons are the best.  Even better is an old green wagon...an old green American wagon with an old green interior, and with a V8 and an awoooooooga horn. And you are gonna need that awoooooooga horn with 2 tons of steel and manual drum brakes.  Find this 1969 AMC Rebel Wagon here on eBay bidding for $6,500 with 3 days to go, located in Lompoc, CA.



 From the seller:

Item specifics
Condition: Used Year: 1969
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): A9A187S103396 Mileage: 24985
Number of Cylinders: 8 Make: AMC
Transmission: Automatic Model:
Rebel
Body Type: Wagon Trim: Two Tone
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty Engine: 343cui
Vehicle Title: Clear Drive Type: RWD
Fuel Type: Gasoline For Sale By: Private Seller
Sub Model: SST Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: Green Drive Side: Left-hand drive
Interior Color: Green

Lovely two-tone, 9-passenger station wagon from the Golden Age of Motoring, as well as the pinnacle of American Motors Corporation. Marketed originally as a "compact" wagon, the Rebel has somewhat smaller dimensions than most full-size competitors and PLENTY of pickup & power from the 343 V-8 that rates 245 horsepower. Interior is original and in fine shape, the paint is superb with a few bubbles near the rocker panels. She appears to have been repainted. The power tailgate window works with the key but not the dashboard switch and is a little slow. The Citizens Band radio isn't hooked up but the AM radio works great. Car starts & runs great, transmission shifts smoothly. Altogether very clean. Original paperwork with owner's manual plus a shop manual included in sale. 



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7 comments:

  1. Needs this paintjob
    [image src="https://www.hemmings.com/blog/wp-content/uploads//2010/03/Machine_5275090-640-0.jpg" width="400px"/].


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  2. hey! are all your thumbnail thingys gifs and i just dont have enough...um..memory stuffs, or is this new? sure would like to see the engine swap heart beating or that roach scuttling around as the nuke gets all kersplodie.

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  3. Amazingly agreeable post. This is my first time i visit here. I found such an extensive number of captivating Twitter

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  4. I remember the drum brakes from that era, thanks to my Dad's also-"intermediate"-sized Ford Torino 4-door. Truly terrifying!

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    1. Yes, they are the think 1/8 mile in advance type of brakes. Can't say how many times on the 101 I had to go in the far left shoulder. Ugh

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    2. My 69 Malibu convertible had 4 wheel drums and it never had trouble stopping the first time. Coming down the grapevine on 5 towing a house trailer was the only time I ever even thought about it.

      The radiator on that car was a real pain on the other hand. Come to think of it, that trailer was like a big parachute.

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