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The Legal Stuff:  The information below has been submitted by various people that took the time to document a certain activity regarding AMC Eagle Service and Repairs. When a member How To is not available but the procedure is frequently requested or compliments a member How To we will then attempt to find other sources of information.  Also see [[Fair Use of Copyrighted Material]].
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Please review what interests you but remember every disclaimer imaginable applies and the AMC Eagle Nest cannot held held liable in any part based on the information found here. What worked for the contributor may not work for you. Please consider all variables when applying what you learn here. Not all conditions are the same, and therefore extra thought needs to be applied when trying the below recommendations for the best results.  Remember that safety comes first and if you feel you are not up to the challenge then get a professional to do it.  Any reference to part brands does not mean the part is still available or the part will work in your application.  We just hope that this information can help anyone with a similar challenge, and will make your AMC Eagle ownership an enjoyable one.
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=== 150/151 (2.5) Engine ===
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==== 151 GM ====
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==== 150 AMC ====
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=== 258 (4.2) Engine ===
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*[[How To Upgrade Your Valve Cover]] (1981 - 1986 only)
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*[[Curing Carter BBD Carb Issues]]
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*[[Other Carter carb tips]]
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*[[Alternator Belt]] (With A/C)
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*[[Alternator Removal & Replacement]] (With A/C)
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*[[TFI Upgrade]]
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*[[Diagnostic ECM Test]]
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*[[21xx Autolite/Motorcraft carb upgrade]]
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*[[Correctly setting your idle speed 1980 - 1988]]
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*[[Converting from 7/16" head bolts to 1/2"]]
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*[[Setting your Engine Timing]]
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*[[Oil Pan Removal]]
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*[[Timing Chain R & R]]
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*[[Converting to 4.0L cylinder head, EFI and cam - manual transmission]]
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*[[Building A Stroker Info]]
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*[[Alternator Rebuild]]
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=== Body ===
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*[[Exterior Door Handle]]
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*[[DECALS & OVERLAYS Repair Replacement]]
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*[[Application of decals and window stickers]]
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*[[Power Window R & R]]
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*[[Replacing Door Hinge Bushings]]
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*[[Repairing/Rebuilding Power Window Cables]]
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*[[How to Make Power Window Cables]]
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=== Cooling ===
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*[[Overheating? Includes thermostat replacement]]
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=== Differentials/Axles ===
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*[[Front Axle/Differential R&R]]
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*[[Rear Axle/Differential R&R]]
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*[[DIFFERENTIAL INSPECTION: Out Of Axle Housing]]
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*[[DIFFERENTIAL INSPECTION: In Axle Housing]]
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*[[DIFFERENTIAL INSPECTION: Tooth Contact Pattern Test]]
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*[[Pinion Seal Replacement]]
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=== Electrical - Non Engine ===
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*[[3 Light Trailer Wiring (30 series Eagles) ]]
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*[[Re&Re The Wiring Harness in Your Steering Column]]
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*[[Headlight Switch Replacement]]
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=== Exterior ===
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*[[Cable-operated mirrors]]
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*[[Wagon Rear Hatch Adjustment]]
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*[[Fixing Those Vibrating Side Mirrors]]
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*[[Replacing Exterior Woodgrain Vinyl]]
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=== Interior ===
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*[[Heater Core Removal]]
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*[[Instrument Cluster Removal]]
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*[[Center Pod Removal]]
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*[[Painting interior plastic and vinyl parts]]
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*[[Hood Release Handle Repair]]
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*[[Headliner Replacement]]
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*[[Steering Wheel Removal]]
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*[[Steering Column Removal]]
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*[[Ignition Lock Cylinder Removal]]
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*[[How To Tighten a Loose Steering Column]]
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*[[Power Seat Conversion]]
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*[[Ignition Key - chime]]
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=== Components/Accessories ===
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*[[Rear Wiper Maintenance]]
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*[[Wiper Motor R&R]]
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*[[Wiper Switch Replacement/Upgrade]]
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*[[Aftermarket Power Lock Install]]
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*[[Installing a Ford F150 Tach in an Eagle]]
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=== Exhaust ===
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*[[Header Pipe Back Renewal]]
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=== Four Wheel Drive ===
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*[[CV Half Shafts]]
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*[[Front Axle Lock]] (1981 - 1984 with Select Shift I)
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*[[How To Manually Shift the Transfer Case]]  (1981 - 1988 Select Shift Cars)
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*[[NP 129 Transfer Case Rebuilding]]
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*[[Cable Operated Transfer Case Shifter - Joshpit2003]]
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*[[How To Drive Without Half Shafts]]
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*[[Identifing Eagle Transfer Cases]]
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=== Suspension, Brakes and Wheels ===
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==== Front ====
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*[[Alignment Specifications]]
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*[[Front Wheel Bearings]]
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*[[Strut Rod Bushings]]
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*[[Front Coil Spring Lift]]
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*[[Front Brakes Re & Re]]
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*[[Strut Rod Bushings Re & RE]]
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==== Rear ====
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*[[Rear Suspension Rebuild]] (With a 2" lift -- most info applies to a stock rebuild)
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*[[Rear Shock Installation]] (Includes air shocks)
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*[[Shock Stud Extensions]]
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*[[Installing Cherokee Leaf Springs]]
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=== Restoration/Conservation ===
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*[[Cherokee gas tank retrofit]]
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=== Transmission, Automatic ===
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*[[Band Adjustment]]
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*[[Diagnosis and Testing]]
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*[[Throttle Cable/Rod Adjustment - 4 & 6 Cylinder Cars]]
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*[[Automatic to Manual Transmission Swap]]
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*[[Auxillary Transmission Cooler]]
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=== Transmission, Manual ===
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*[[Transmission Interchange Information]]
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=== Items to Make Your Life Easier ===
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*[[Member Recommended Tools to Make the Job Easier]]
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*[[Eaglemailman's Fluid Changer]]
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*[[What to Pack for Long Trips -- Member Suggestions]]
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*[[Transporting a newly purchased car from USA to Canada]]
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Revision as of 05:25, 25 January 2013

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