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1969 AMC AMX - Big Bad Orange

James Seitz's Rare '69 AMC AMX

Photography by Marko Radielovic, Tom Donchez

The DetailsCar: '69 American Motors AMXOwner: James and Deb Seitz, Fort Wayne, IndianaEngine: 401ci small-block (0.040-over 390)Heads: Factory cast-iron 291, mild porting, Comp Cams 2.02/1.60-inchintake/exhaust valvesInduction: Edelbrock Performer, 750-cfm Holley carbCamshaft: Comp Cams hydraulic flat-tappet, 224/224 degrees duration at 0.050-inch lift, 0.480/0.480-inch liftTransmission: Borg-Warner M12 automatic, factory torque converterRearend: Factory Model 20, 3.15:1 gearsFront suspension: Factory, custom-made springs for 2-inch dropRear suspension: Factory, leaf springsBrakes: Factory '78 AMC Concord 11-inch discs, front; factory 10.5-inch drumsRearWheels and tires: 16x7 American Racing Torq-Thrust IIs with P225/50R16Goodyear Eagle RSA, front; 16x8 American racing Torq-Thrust IIs withP245/50R16 Goodyear Eagle RSA, rearBody mods: Shaved bumpers, filled antenna holePaint: Factory Big Bad Orange, Rick Grossnickle, North Manchester, IndianaCost to build: Way too much

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