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AMC Javelin SST 401 Z-Code

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  • Condition: Used
  • Item location: Miami, Florida, United States
  • Make: AMC
  • Model: Javelin
  • Type: Fastback
  • Trim: SST
  • Year: 1972
  • Mileage: 37,864
  • VIN: A2c797Zxxxxxx
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: 401 CI
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Options: Cassette Player
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

AMC Javelin 1972 Description

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Trans Am Red, Z-Code 401ci Engine with 37864 Miles. All paperwork including window sticker, bill of lading, owner ID card, bill of sale, service & owner manuals, etc. It was ordered with EVERY option. Believed to have been special ordered for an AMC exec by 'Ben Carco's Bonanza American', Hollywood, CA. Bill of sale shows it being sold 'new' on 3/10/72 with 3549 miles from the same dealer. It is possibly the only SST with Cowl induction, as I was told by the previous owner. Hood insulation pad is factory original. Etched sill plates. A totally loaded, 401 SST. Engine tag: 410Z22. Door tag: 028595, 7279-7, 266R, D7, W028823. Has original mini spare & air bottle.

Was put into dry storage in 1982 for 12 years with 32000 miles. Stripped to metal & repainted 15 years ago. I bought it 10 years ago with 36,000 miles. Paint still shows nicely, but I would call it 'driver quality', has some small blemishes that shouldn't be too hard to fix. Two small rust spots are developing on each lower corner of the rear window and one on the lower passenger corner of the windshield shouldn't be a hard fix. Door hinges are tight with no play as you'd expect from a low mileage car. Basic maintenance done, such as fluid changes, water pump, brakes, shocks, new exhaust, tires, master cylinder, etc. Luggage rack removed at time of repaint. Have folder of receipts. Seat inserts replaced with duplicated factory pattern & color.
Runs & drives great with clean exhaust, the 401 engine gives it a great pick up. Super fun to drive and show at local meets.
This Javelin appeared in several episodes of the 2015 Telemundo TV Novela "Dueños Del Paraiso", I have the clips from each episode where the car was featured, and will provide a DVD with the clips.
In September of 2015, Hemming’s Motor New featured the Javelin in a 4-page article of its monthly magazine (pages 50-53) http, link to article is below
It was exhibited, about 4 years ago, in the Memory Lane portion of the Miami International Auto Show. I have the plaque and picture; I also have a bunch of trophies and awards we have earned during the past 10 years. Sorry, they will stay with me, those and all the pictures I have, will be my memories of the car which I have enjoyed very much.
This is a 44 year old car, it looks and drives real good, but it is still a 44 year old car. I have tried to tell you everything I know about it. Not responsible for any typographical errors. Please look at the pictures and ask questions before bidding. SOLD AS IS - No warranty or returns.
Complete payment, cashier's check or cash in person, must be received and funds must clear before car will be released to the shipper. Shipping not included, it will be the responsibility of the buyer to make shipping arrangements.
--Warranty Information---
This vehicle is being sold as is, where is with no warranty, expressed written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and to have satisfied himself or she as to the condition and value and to bid solely based upon that judgment. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle.
-- Miscellaneous Information --
Car is FOR SALE locally; I reserve the right to end this sale at any time.I have (if I can find them) the original 8-Track radio for the car and a can of touch up paint.
Any inspections should be done BEFORE the end of the auction, you are bidding to buy the car, not a chance to inspect it.
Non paying bidders will be reported
I can't even begin to tell you how much fun I've had during the past 11 years with my Javelin. It's always the one people migrate to at the shows, really stands out, especially when driving on the street! I've had lots of people get out of their car when stopped at a light and take pictures, not to mention the ones taken while driving!

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