Category Archives: 1975 Gremlin -Greta-street

2016 Wrap Up

Haven’t updated the blog in over a year so I decided to just do one BIG post to cover everything that happened… The Baby Yep, near the end of Feb. 2016 my wife delivered our baby boy! That’s why all … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, 1975 Gremlin -Greta-street, Misc, Shop Talk

Grem Life – Project Greta update…

Had some time to mess with the Gremlin recently. I bought a cheap plastic console/cup holder combo and cut it down to fit. This is a temporary solution but who knows how long it will be before I redo the … Continue reading

1975 Gremlin -Greta-street, Interior

Project Greta: The first thousand…

I’m a thousand miles into my adventures with Greta and I’m loving it! Greta’s become my daily driver at this point and I haven’t driven anything else the last couple of weeks. I drive her to work, to lunch, on … Continue reading

1975 Gremlin -Greta-street, Misc

Project Greta – Sans Bumpers

One of the things on my list for Greta was ditching the HEAVY front and rear bumpers. Initially I was only going to get rid of the bumperettes but the more I thought about it the more I just wanted … Continue reading

1975 Gremlin -Greta-street, Body and Paint, Suspension

Project Greta – Greta commutes!

With Greta finally running it was time to take the next big step… drive it to work! I’d been dreaming for several years about the idea of having a street legal 6 cyl AMC to try to use as a … Continue reading

1975 Gremlin -Greta-street

Project Greta – Engine’s back in!!!

So we’ve hit a big milestone here. The motor is back in the car! When we last left off I was scratching my head trying to figure out what I was going to do about the clutch. The 10” kit … Continue reading

1975 Gremlin -Greta-street, Drive Train

Project Greta – Off the stand!

With work finally starting to slow down I was able to get a weekend in the shop! It was time to pull the trigger and get the engine off the stand and start putting the transmission parts back on. So … Continue reading

1975 Gremlin -Greta-street, Drive Train

Project Greta – Still cleaning and painting!

Works been getting busy but I’ve been spending whatever time I could over the last month cleaning and painting the engine and transmission. I got the block degreased and painted, the valve cover cleaned and primed and the transmission relatively … Continue reading

1975 Gremlin -Greta-street, Drive Train

Project Greta – that’s alotta GRIME!

With the engine and trans out of the Gremlin it was time to get the oil pan cleaned up and painted so I could put it back together with fresh gaskets. Now, cleaning 40 yrs of grime off of engine … Continue reading

1975 Gremlin -Greta-street, Drive Train

Project: Greta! engine pull

I’ve had the brown ’75 Gremlin (Greta) for over a year now. When I first got it, I got it running, fixed some lights that were out and took it on a drive to the local grocery store. On that … Continue reading

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