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JO-HAN 1963 Rambler American:

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JO-HAN 1965 Rambler American:

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DOHC 5M-GE found in the MPC Toyota Celica Supra kits:

 

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Those two Rambler American instruction sheets are both '63.  The engine is pretty much the same from '63 to '64-'66 though, the axle hole was plugged and moved a bit, the oil filter (on the cylinder head, that's where it was on the 1:1!) may have been moved too.

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1 hour ago, Mark said:

Those two Rambler American instruction sheets are both '63.

Fixed. 

1 hour ago, Mark said:

The engine is pretty much the same from '63 to '64-'66 though, the axle hole was plugged and moved a bit, the oil filter (on the cylinder head, that's where it was on the 1:1!) may have been moved too.

Are the valve covers the same throughout?

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54 minutes ago, Casey said:

Fixed. 

Are the valve covers the same throughout?

Pretty sure they are, and also pretty certain that engine was phased out during '64 making it incorrect for the '65 and '66 kits.

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Lindberg 64 Dodge kit.  (blue car with dog dishes pictured)

MPC 1969 Firebird/Trans Am kit.

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MPC 787 Daytona Transporter also included a fully chrome plated Pontiac OHC I6 engine:

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On 6/1/2020 at 3:46 PM, Dave Ambrose said:

The Deora also has an inline 6. I'm pretty sure it's a Chrysler Corp motor, but not sure which one.

It's their slant 6.

Other kits with a 6:

Monogram Rolls Royce Phantom II

Heller Hispano-Suiza K6

Heller BMW 328

Heller Talbot Lago Record

Heller Delahaye t 135

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The reborn '63 Nova wagon will be getting an engine in its future "full detail" version; hopefully Round2 will tool a real nice 194ci 6/Powerglide for it.

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Pontiac OHC6 parts from the MPC 1967.5 Firebird kit:

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AMT '62 Falcon and Comet kits had straight six display engines (the kits did not include provisions for putting the engine into the car).  Jo-Han '70 Maverick and '71 Comet kits with the stock version (only one of each car) included sixes also.  No early Mustang kit ever included a six, none from AMT or MPC anyway.

A couple of Moebius Ford pickup kits ('69 and '70 base models) include the 240/300 six, a different engine family from the 144/170/200 in the AMT and Jo-Han car kits.

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AMT (1965-67) and MPC (68-69) Barracuda annual kits all have a slant six for the stock version.  No reissue of the '69 had it.  A couple of the Revell 1962 Chrysler Corporation compact car kits (Plymouth Valiant, Dodge Lancer) also had a slant six.  None of these are remotely as good as the AMT Deora or Lindberg (now AMT) '64 Dodge/Plymouth six though.

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On 6/6/2020 at 10:09 AM, Mark said:

Those two Rambler American instruction sheets are both '63.  The engine is pretty much the same from '63 to '64-'66 though, the axle hole was plugged and moved a bit, the oil filter (on the cylinder head, that's where it was on the 1:1!) may have been moved too.

Is this the same 6 the AMC put in the jeep years later? 

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Pretty sure the  Tom Daniel's "Rattler" had a slant 6 in it . And, its previous incarnation the "Horn Toad".

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3 hours ago, 1930fordpickup said:

Is this the same 6 the AMC put in the jeep years later? 

I don’t think so. They may look similar(?) but the AMC 232 was all new in 1964 and the 258 (1971) that was in jeeps was basically a stroked 232. The 4.0 litre (1987) in later Jeeps was  an evolution of the 258.

early Rambler

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Later AMC 232

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Are there any kits that would have the 4.0 litre?

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2 hours ago, NOBLNG said:

I don’t think so. They may look similar(?) but the AMC 232 was all new in 1964 and the 258 (1971) that was in jeeps was basically a stroked 232. The 4.0 litre (1987) in later Jeeps was  an evolution of the 258.

early Rambler

 

Later AMC 232

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Are there any kits that would have the 4.0 litre?

Greg I don't know of any. I had the wrong AMC 6. Thank you for the correct answer.  My brother had a 67 Rambler Rebel I think that was the 258 family. 

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16 hours ago, Mark said:

AMT '62 Falcon and Comet kits had straight six display engines (the kits did not include provisions for putting the engine into the car).

'62 Falcon display engine:

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The "old" AMC straight six is in the Jo-Han Rambler American kits.  The "new" (1964-up) six is available in both the MPC (hatchback) and AMT (wagon) Pacer kits.  I had a 1:1 AMC Spirit GT with a 258, it ran great when I had to let it go because structural rust got the car's body.  215,000 miles, didn't burn oil, still ran great.  The valve cover was off once (sludge, even with synthetic motor oil) but the cylinder head was never off.  If the right one came along, I'd love to have another one of those cars.

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On 1/1/2021 at 8:47 PM, Little Timmy said:

Pretty sure the  Tom Daniel's "Rattler" had a slant 6 in it . And, its previous incarnation the "Horn Toad".

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*edit* Thanks to Erik, we now know this is the JO-HAN Ford Maverick (first issue) "Power by Ford" inline six valve cover:

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