Category Archives: Misc

Forza 3 for XBOX 360 has a 1971 AMC Javelin / AMX !!!

ok, this blog is supposed to be about real cars but I just couldn’t resist. Steven posted a comment recently about a car pack coming out for Forza 3 with a Javelin in it. Well I rushed out and grabbed … Continue reading

Misc

Gunn HS Trans-Am Javelin clone – up close!

I posted about Mike C’s cool Sunoco Javelin clone a couple of month ago.  Mike’s the auto shop teacher at Gunn HS in Palo Alto and the Javelin is a class project.  Well today I drove down to Palo Alto … Continue reading

Misc, video

New Years resolution…

This post is about my LAST YEAR’s resolution (yeah, I know I’m a little late in posting this). I don’t think I’ve ever made a New Year’s resolution until this past year. First a little background. Back in the early … Continue reading

Misc, Track Events

Rear-end breather – final Laguna prep…

If you follow this blog at all you might remember that I’ve been leaking rear end gear fluid all year. I noticed it back in March when I did a shake down of the Javelin on Thunderhill’s skid pad. Initially … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Misc, Track Events

Vibration …

I might have said it in another post but it’s worth repeating.  Running your car on track vibrates the SH!T out of everything.  Got the car on jackstands this weekend so I can do some prep for Laguna in November. … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Misc

check it out… Trans-Am Javelin clone!!!

Mike who’s an auto shop teacher down in Mountainview, CA replied to one of my posts on the AMC Forum. He/his students are well on their way to completing a stunning looking Sunoco Javelin clone. And it sounds like he’s … Continue reading

Misc

Outsourcing…

I’ve got two days of open track coming up and I was still on lock down at work so I decided to take the car to a shop for some much needed track prep. I brought the car to Art … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Misc

American Iron Javelin – “cage ready”!

ok, not quite but it’s very close. I just need to hang the doors back on, pop out the rear glass and bolt some wheels back on so it will roll. Unfortunately I broke the upper drivers side corner off … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Misc, Racing, video

Track Attack! – Javelin takes on Buttonwillow

This past weekend was AWESOME!!! Drove the Javelin down to Buttonwillow and beat on it for back to back track days. I’ve had the car since 1992 and drag raced it a couple of times but this is the first … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Misc, Track Events, video

New Project Begins!

I’ve had a 1974 Javelin shell for about 7 years.  Finally decided what I’m going to do with it.  I’m going to build it for NASA’s American Iron class.  Here’s a timelapse of day 2 of the disassembly.  The car … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Misc, Racing