Category Archives: American Iron

Race Report – NASA AIX Outlaw AMC Javelin AMX – Infineon March 2012

well, another action packed weekend under my belt. I’m the slowest thing out there but I survived another weekend with myself and the car intact. Went to Joe’s on Friday and had him scale the car and adjust the toe. … Continue reading

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getting ready for round 2 – NASA AIX Javelin update

Ok, here’s what’s been going on since the first race weekend… My single biggest issue from the Feb. race(s) was a bad vibration. After thinking about it a lot I convinced myself that it was the exhaust touching the axle. … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Drive Train, Exhaust

First race report! – NASA AIX Javelin – Infineon Feb. 11/12 2012

wow… after more than a year and a half the Javelin completed it’s first race weekend! it was sooooooo much work and I was completely exhausted by the end of the weekend. here’s a summary of how the weekend went … Continue reading

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All stickered up! – NASA American Iron Javelin update

ok, now it looks like a race car. Ivan and his dad from AFEX Graphics supplied the graphics and installed them. while there were there I also asked them to do the NASA required stickers (windshield banner, toyo tires and … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Body and Paint

Shakedown no. 2 – NASA American Iron Javelin update…

with the car out of the paint shop it was time for another test session to see if all the tweaks we made after the first outing in November improved the car. the big issues from that first outing were … Continue reading

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time to get “purty”… NASA American Iron Javelin update

well it’s been a LONG time coming but the car is finally at the body shop! Ended up going with MAACO in Santa Rosa. got a couple of bids but what clinched it was that they will be able to … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Body and Paint

Thrash week redux… American Iron Javelin update

After the track day at Infineon I had a list of items I need to address. So I dragged the car back to Joe’s and we started crossing things off the list. Here are the highlights – – to try … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Electrical, pedals

The Shake Down – RACE edition – NASA American Iron Javelin update

Well I survived the first outing with the Javelin! Pretty amazing. I started the build over a year ago and had delusions of finishing in time to start racing in Feb. of this year!? Obviously that didn’t happen. But on … Continue reading

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It’s GO TIME!!! – NASA American Iron Javelin update…

Ok, I’m signed up for a track day at Infineon this Saturday (Nov. 19th) with Track Masters! My friend Matt will be there too running his Porsche 914. Should be a fun day. Just hope it doesn’t rain. The thing … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Track Events

Thrash Week! – NASA American Iron Javelin update

yes, it’s been WAY too long since the last update. Shit happens. Anyway, finally was able to take some time off work. So, we brought the car to Joe’s shop on Tuesday and spent the next 4 days thrashing on … Continue reading

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