Category Archives: 1973 Javelin-street

Track Attack Thunderhill – with NASA

Spent this past weekend at Thunderhill with NASA. I ran in their HPDE 3 group. This is the second time with the Javelin at Thunderhill but the first time running the turn 5 bypass. NASA always runs the bypass and … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Racing, Track Events, video


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

Track Attack! – Infineon Raceway

I got an email from Phil at Your Private Track Day a few weeks ago about an event he was putting on today at Infineon. The track is about 40 minutes from my house and only 10 minutes from work … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Racing, Track Events, video

Track Attack Thunderhill

Well, the Javelin survived another track day. This time it was Thunderhill. I’ve been there 3 times already this year in my Vette so I’m pretty comfortable with the track. I did my usual drive up to Willows the night … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Track Events, video

Thunderhill Punch List…

This weekend was about making sure the car is ready for my track day at Thunderhill this coming Friday. I had a number of items I needed to do. I put the car up on jack stands, pulled off my … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Brakes, pedals, Track Events

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 wheels/tires and… the doors work!

So, after the skid pad outing in March (where I put a big hole in one of the Kumho Victoracer track tires) I realized I should probably get a set of street tires. I was especially concerned about driving the … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Body and Paint, Wheels and Tires

Victory in Pomona!

wow!  what a trip!  I drove about 900 miles over the last 3 days.  had a great time at the Socal AMX club’s ALL AMC car show.  Just like last year it was in the parking lot at the NHRA … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Car Shows, Misc, video

Socal AMX Pomona thrash!!!

I went to the Socal AMX club’s AMC car show last year and vowed to come back with my Javelin.  We’ll I leave in the morning and BOY it’s been an epic thrash.  Here are some of the highlights/lowlights… The … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Car Shows, Misc

Amp rack, round 2

I had created a simple particle board, covered in cheap fuzzy “carpet” as an amp rack.  As lame as that was the real issue was the way I mounted it was a simple piece of sheet metal, bent into a … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Electrical