Category Archives: Misc

another day another checklist… NASA American Iron Javelin update

ok, another low key day just checking items off the list. I finally bolted down the seat and snapped on the padded seat cover. I test fit the trans. I drilled a hole in the firewall for the few wires … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Misc

This and that… NASA American Iron Javelin update

I’m over due for an update. However, it’s not a very exciting time in the build. Just a million little details and trying to solve problems as they come up. So, in no particular order, here’s what I’ve been up … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, 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