Which Gremlin is your favorite? (#polls_1) - Comments

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Which Gremlin is your favorite? (#polls_1) - Comments

Poll: Which Gremlin is your favorite?

1970 with folding seat and opening back glass – 1 vote
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1970-71 fixed glass/no back seat "stripper" model – 1 vote
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1972 V8 Gremlin X – 2 votes
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1973 V8 Levi's Gremlin X – 5 votes
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1974-75 V8 Gremlin X – 3 votes
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1976 Gremlin, because the grille is way cool... – 0 votes
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1977 Gremlin X – 0 votes
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1978 Gremlin GT – 0 votes
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1981-82 Eagle Kammback – 3 votes
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Blue '73 Gremlin with a 343 in Fraser Valley – 1 vote
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You did not have my favorite.  The 1970 with the opening hatch and fold down back seat.  I bought one of those new and I observed over the years, that Gremlins like some other models, where "cheapened" a bit after the introductory year.  Eagles suffered the same fate after the much more robust 1980 introductory model.

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Fixed that one.  Removed 401-XR since it wasn't a standard model and replaced it with the 1970 standard model.
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How about 78 Gremlin X???  Had one & it was a fun ride…

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I did consider the '78 Gremlin X, but I figured that the '77 and the '78 were very similar, and that if someone liked the '78 Gremlin X they would vote for the '77 Gremlin X.  I basically picked the coveted collector versions of each body style.
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Oh, yeah, forgot to mention that this poll wasn't taking votes before, the software has received an upgrade patch that seems to have fixed that.  I voted for the '81-'82 Eagle Kammback, but messed up and punched the wrong button, so the vote was cast for the Spirit Kammback instead.  It probably needs some help in this, anyway.   :lol:   So you two guys need to cast a vote and see if the poll script is working right now.
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Route 66 Rambler said

Fixed that one. Removed 401-XR since it wasn't a standard model and replaced it with the 1970 standard model.
The '70 was the first model, and standard too. However, in a voting poll where choosing between the '70 and the Randall created ( and factory sanctioned, witness the supply of 401 V-8's AMC shipped to them) Gremlin- for me it's a no-brainer. Though quite uncommon, the XR's were flagship performance versions of the Gremlin and highly respected and sought after by AMC aficionados.Of course, the preceding info reflects my personal priorities. If it were in there I would have selected it without hesitation.:'( Cheers.:lol:

Steve

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The base Gremlin was so cheap that it was easy to pay double the original price of the car, and still consider the package well worth the money.  

The Gremlin is a car very much in line with the Rambler American viewpoint.
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My '70 was fairly well equipped for less than $2400 – almost everything was an option on them in 1970.

Base price for the 4 passenger, lift gate model was $1959 ($80 more than the 2 passenger, fixed window base model).

My options included:  232 engine w/3 sp floor shifter ($45); Luggage Rack ($39); AM Radio ($62); Side Stripes ($25); Electric Wipers/Washer ($20); Tinted Windshield ($26); and Wheel Disc Covers ($25).  The rest of the selling price was shipping to Seattle.  The dealer prep charge was deducted as part of "Sale" price.

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I'm torn, being a rabid road race fan and just beginning to dig into the history behind the racing Gremlins what would the ultimate one be? What new tricks would really excite the mind? An early Gremmie with a dipping '73 and up Hornet hood and '77 and later big rear window with '78 and later Concord bumpers and an early 60's aluminum block with Hesco head? Certainly a rear-end from a Matador or Ambo and front and rear coilovers with hollow front/rear sway bars and 4 wheel discs?
What up? Throw down some opinions! On de lay! On de lay! Let's get some life in here!
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