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I always like the Marlin, had a Dinky car red and black Marlin as a boy, probably still have it somewhere. thumbsup.gif

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Ray, you and I agree a lot on cars but this is the exception!

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royhaslam6.jpgCarl, I know it looks like two different people designed the car, that Rambler front is bad news, later they took the stacked headlights from the Ambassador and put those on the front end. I thought that swooping roofline with the big fish emblem was neat and I like the rear end styling too.

They even found themselves on the ovals of the south.

PS. -22 windchill here in TO this morning with snow covered streets. BRRR

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Hmmm  something  "fishy" about those carswink    I like them



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We have a local Rambler guy here. He's tried to get me to like them. He has a nice little American factory 4 speed car that looks a lot like an early Acadian. That's the closest I've come to liking an AMC product. Sorry, but it's hard to flush GM blood out of the system.

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 One from A&W cruise in Calgary this summer

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Nice,but not really my thing.Although KaiserJeep/Amc did produce some nice cars Back in the day;sc rambler,sc hornet,amx,early Javelins were o.k. 
Some would even add in the Rebel,aka "The machine" too.
R.I.P.,AMC............... 

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ya, they are kinda like orphans!    whoops!  so are we...   I always love strange things....

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http://calgary.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-classic-cars-1965-Rambler-Marlin-W0QQAdIdZ93236521
 

 

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that car has to have one of the sexiest rear ends i've ever liked.

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http://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-classic-cars-1967-AMC-MARLIN-W0QQAdIdZ93805691
Here a 67 for sale
Kijiji: 1967 AMC MARLIN

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Stephenzone wrote:

that car has to have one of the sexiest rear ends i've ever liked.



I'd agree with that. The one with Ambassador front end that Earl posted is a very nice car imo. It's quirky but I think very collectable.



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73SC wrote:

Stephenzone wrote:

that car has to have one of the sexiest rear ends i've ever liked.



I'd agree with that. The one with Ambassador front end that Earl posted is a very nice car imo. It's quirky but I think very collectable.




Well I guess I am swimming against the tide here, but I think the Marlin rear end is one of the ugliest I have ever seen, it is totally out of proportion with the rest of the car. bleh
I don't know how that one slipped by Dick Teague, and I generally like the styling of AMC cars.  I guess the market must have agreed with me, cuz they sure didn't sell a lot of those and the car didn't last too long.....



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73SC wrote:

Stephenzone wrote:

that car has to have one of the sexiest rear ends i've ever liked.



I'd agree with that. The one with Ambassador front end that Earl posted is a very nice car imo. It's quirky but I think very collectable.




Well I guess I am swimming against the tide here, but I think the Marlin rear end is one of the ugliest I have ever seen, it is totally out of proportion with the rest of the car. bleh
I don't know how that one slipped by Dick Teague, and I generally like the styling of AMC cars.  I guess the market must have agreed with me, cuz they sure didn't sell a lot of those and the car didn't last too long.....

 


Hillar, your right they didn't last long in the marketplace. But now they look pretty cool as do a lot of '60's cars. My taste is a little bizarre compared  to most, as I love Avanti's also! confuse


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I know someone on Board here who's dream car is a Pacer with a 401, lets be serious, a Pacer is about the ugliest thing ever made nes pa? AMC had some hounds !!

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Pacer? Like my friend says, "Who plugged the air hose into the Gremlin?"

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Pacer? Like my friend says, "Who plugged the air hose into the Gremlin?"



thanxs i needed that.

 



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OK, OK, I'll admit AMC styling got a little bizzaro after 73, starting with the Matador, but they still made some pretty neat cars.  For years I tried to find a nice Eagle, but never could and that's how I ended up in Subarus.  That is one segment the NA manufacturers have completed ignored - AWD station wagons - but Subaru, Volvo, Audi, Saab, BMW, Mercedes and I believe now Infiniti as well all seem to think there is enough demand to warrant producing them.  If GM survives long enough, they may get their Cadillac CTS wagon to the market.  Oops! - said that word, don't shoot me yet Carl, I don't actually have one!

I have an number of friends who are into AMCs.  One has 68 Rebel SST, beautifully restored from the ground up.  Warmed over 343, 4 speed, goes like stink.  Too bad he will never come close to recovering what he spent on its restoration.no

Another friend has a 65 Rambler American 327 4 speed and a 72 401 Javelin, I would take either in a heartbeat.  65Camino and I attended an AMC show after the Woodward Dream Cruise this year.  The great thing about AMCs is that it is easy to get into the hobby, the prices both for the cars and the parts are very reasonable (not unlike Canadian Ponchos) as opposed to Ch*vys and Mopars.

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100806_wheelies17.jpgI like the 401 Gremlin .. but they need wheelie bars...

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My old Canadian Pontiac...  so ulgy and yet so fast...

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That yellow Marlin belongs to a friend in Edmonton. He would have preferred to find one in Canada, but picked this one up in the US. A lot of work has been done to it so far.



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