Monday, April 8, 2019

That Rebel Yell: 1969 AMC Rebel Wagon

Yes, old wagons are the best.  Even better is an old green 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:
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. 

See a better way to be a rebel?


  1. Needs this paintjob
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  2. hey! are all your thumbnail thingys gifs and i just dont have 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.

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

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

    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

    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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