72 AMC Gremlin Race Car. 401, Turbo 400, Ford 9". Runs 11's.

Price: US $13,900.00 Item location: Darien, Illinois, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: AMC
  • Model: Gremlin
  • Trim: X
  • Year: 1972
  • Mileage: 75,000
  • VIN: A2E46SH307243
  • Engine size: 401
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1972 AMC Gremlin

1972 Gremlin X. 401, bored, 10;1, compression, has the good 291C heads,CD 1.6 roller rockers, newer valve springs, MSD 6al, 3 step, coil,distributor, wires. Edelbrock Torker and valve covers, Holley 700 double pumper, Hedmann headers. It has a Comp Cams cam but do not know the lift. Electric water pump. Turbo 400, reverse valve body, Hurst shifter, high stall converter. For 9" with 4.11 gears and a spool, Mark Williams axles. Drive shaft loop, 8 point roll bar, 5 gal. fuel cell, line lock, front disc brakes. Autometer Sport Comp gauges, Autometer tachometer, Moroso control center and cut off switch. Mickey Thompson 31 x 13 x 15 slicks. Weld wheels. I do not know the mileage so what is listed is not correct. This car was born a plum factory Gremlin X v-8 car with a 3speed. Now, the car is built for one thing and that's the 1/4 mile. This is a very solid but old school build. The body is not perfect, it has a few bumps and bruises here and there and the paint is not the greatest but it still looks pretty good. It is perfect to go racing and not need to worry about the occasional bump, bruise, or scrape happening. If you feel inclined to make it perfect, it won't take much to do so. I bought the car from a dealer who did not know much about the car. This dealer was also a drag racer with his own car and bought the car one day at the track. He said that day the car was running 11.60's. I tracked down the previous 2 owners before that and this is what I was told by them. First owner: The car was built in the early 90's. It ran 10.80's and would reach for the sky. He told me he shifted at 6500 R.P.M. That gentleman then sold the car around 2000 to the gentleman that then owned the car up to 2014. Second owner: That owner told me he ran it in the mid 11's shifting at 4500 R.P.M. and going through the top end at 6500 R.P.M. He said he wanted the car to last. He said he ran it 4-5 times a year and the last five years he owned it he raced very little due to college costs. Neither owner could remember what the cam lift was and the second owner told me it was bored out and he was pretty sure 10:1 compression. He said it would not run well on pump gas so he ran 110 race gas. I will glad to give the contact info for both of those owners once the car changes ownership. My thinking here is this car should still run high 10's or low 11's if you shift it at 6200 just to not beat on it. I purchased the car 4 months ago with the intention to get back into bracket racing after a 20 year absence. The problem is when I bought the car, I never took into account I am not in my early 20's and skinny like I was when I owned an 11 sec. Gremlin back in the 80's. I am now 5' 8" and weigh 330. I can get in the car but the wheel is in my gut and my big fat butt has me sitting with my head almost on the headliner. No room for a helmet. So here we are. I have driven the car on a private road by work, I can tell you one thing, this Gremlin means business. It's no joke. I was able to get a good launch and it seemed to pull the wheels, I hit second gear at 6000 and let off. For that short stretch it seemed to handle real well like it should. The rear tires are not real old and have a lot of life left in them. The front tires are about 5 years old. They don't have any dry rot etc. on them. If you hit the buy it now, I will deliver the car within 400 miles of 60561. If I deliver the car to you, I have no problem finishing up the deal in person. Before I leave though, I will require a $750 non refundable payment in my hands. Should you back out of the deal in any way, you lose the $750. Of course, the $750 will be applied to the purchase of the car otherwise. Please contact me if you have any questions. I have told you all I know about the car and have done my best to represent its condition. It's an awesome car and the perfect to go bracket racing. Contact me through the e-bay portal if you have any questions. Be glad to answer them.
VIN: A2E46SH307243
Body Tag Info
Body: 102705Model: 7246-STrim: 211SPaint D9-GXE102682

On Jul-04-16 at 09:27:48 PDT, seller added the following information:

Forgot to mention: It's tubbed, 4 link rear suspension, coil overs, frame tied.