Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 52. Chapters: AMC V8 engine, AMC Straight-6 engine, Chrysler Hemi engine, Chrysler LA engine, Cummins B Series engine, Chrysler K engine, Chrysler Slant-6 engine, List of AMC engines, Chrysler Neon engine, List of Chrysler engines, Chrysler B engine, Chrysler Flathead engine, Renix, Chrysler FirePower engine, Chrysler SOHC V6 engine, Chrysler 3.3 engine, Chrysler LH engine, Chrysler IV-2220, Chrysler ball-stud hemi, Chrysler PowerTech engine, Chrysler Hemi-6 Engine, AMC Straight-4 engine, Chrysler Pentastar engine, Tritec engine, Chrysler A engine, Plymouth A engine, Chrysler A57 multibank, Chrysler turbine engines, Polyspheric, Chrysler Spitfire V8 engine, Dodge hemi small block, List of Chrysler bellhousing patterns. Excerpt: American Motors Corporation (AMC) produced a series of widely-used V8 engines from the mid-1950s before being absorbed into Chrysler in 1987. Chrysler kept the AMC V8 in production until 1991 for the Jeep Grand Wagoneer. This engine family is now referred to as the qGEN-1q AMC V8, but in its time it was known as the Rambler V8. As part of a larger plan of merging Packard, Nash, Hudson, and Studebaker, AMC President George W. Mason had a verbal agreement with Packard that the two companies would supply parts for each other when practical. AMC started buying Packard V8s in 1954 for the big 1955 Nash Ambassador and Hudson Hornet. These were supplied with Packard qUltramaticq automatic transmissions - exclusively. Packard sent AMC some parts bids, but were rejected as too expensive. George W. Romney, AMC's new head decided against further relationships with Packard. Romney ordered his engineering department to develop an in-house V8 as soon as possible. The engineering department hired David Potter, a former Kaiser Motors engineer, to come in and help develop the engine. Potter had previously worked on a V8...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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