rambler repair receipts 1968..2018

this is a summary of every saved receipt. there were certainly more work done (eg. the installation of the Grote turn signal switch) but it seems fairly complete.


date odo/mileage shop/vendor address description of work/parts, from receipt or work order cost notes by me
10-Jun-1968 na Auto Air 501 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, CA Cool Queen air conditioner install $225.00
21-Jun-1968 3204 Dick Allen Rambler 830 S. La Brea, Inglewood CA oil change "owner has own oil" $4.95 filter 3.95, labor 80 cents
1-Jul-1968 5415 Dick Allen Rambler 8000 mile oil change, use owner oil $8.10
25-Feb-1969 7921 Dick Allen Rambler clean smog valve. repair backup lites. reinstall LR backup lite assembly and repair wiring. $4.20
17-Sep-1969 12330 Dick Allen Rambler lube steering stops. 12000 mile service. horn contacts only one side. $12.68
30-Jun-1970 na Campbell's Auto Electric (AMC/Datsun dealer) 3101 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ 96401 lube car. change oil and filter. clean PCV hose at air cleaner. charge air cond. ck fuses and replace. one SFE 9 fuse, can freon. $17.74 father's name
29-Sep-1970 28124 Bell Motor, Inc (AMC dealer) 325 N. Santa Fe, Salina KS 67401 change oil, filter. 28000 mile required service. check 4-way flashers. $4.94 father's name
1-Oct-1970 28884 Kmart Auto Center 2432 Georgia St, Kingman AZ two 6.95x14 "Premier" black tires, valve stems, balance $69.97
15-Oct-1970 na Mohave Auto Parts 2412 Kingman Ave, Kingman AZ 80558 (unreadable) $3.77
16-Dec-1970 32518 Campbell's Auto Electric (AMC/Datsun dealer) 3101 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ 96401 32000 mile service, change oil and filter $17.97
14-Apr-1972 48167 Kinsel Datsun 3101 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ 96401 48000 mile service. points, condenser. $21.08
2-Jul-1972 62368 Kinsel Datsun 3101 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ 96401 R & R alternator belt $8.54
10-Oct-1972 na Kingman Firestone 2870 Andy Devine Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 two C78x14 (unreadable) tires, align, repack front wheels, (unreadable) $77.07
10-Feb-1973 na Kingman Tire Service 2310 Kingman Ave, Kingman AZ one 6-95x14 tire, (re)cap, balance $13.94
20-Feb-1973 na Allied Auto Supply 132 E. Beale, Kingman AZ 1455 PK $10.61 note on reverse: "water pump for Rambler to go with new 2nd hand radiator which cost $20, $19.95 cleanout/$39.95"
20-Feb-1973 na Cave Radiator Shop 2754 Alene Ave, Kingman AZ clean, rod, repair rad(iator) $19.95 note on reverse: "to clean new heavy duty radiator for car which cost $20 at wrecking yard in Vegas. total $39.95"
6-Sep-1973 66764 Kingman Tire Service replace strut rod bushing, set toe in. $22.16
6-Jun-1978 na (unknown) Tucson AZ written on Drexel receipt: "new brakes on 6-6-78 cost total $42.00" $42.00 tucson receipts folded together
14-Jun-1978 na Cost Less Auto Parts 3652 S. 6th Ave, Tucson AZ 85713 GF417 AC (B?)elt $1.76 tucson receipts folded together
23-Jun-1978 na Checker Auto Parts Store 2183-1 (no address) (unknown) $7.19 tucson receipts folded together
7-Jul-1978 na Drexel Self Service 2625 W. Drexel, Tuucson AZ 85706 carb kit, dist cap, labor $36.22 tucson receipts folded together
11-Aug-1978 na Rollo's Auto Parts 5125 S. 12th Ave, Tucson AZ 85706 25-1446. (unreadable). note: "water pump for 68 coupe" (not esmond's hand) $13.40
15-Jan-1979 na Indy Muffler Pit #2 850 E. 22nd St, Tucson AZ (muffler) MJB22, S200, STS3 $24.38
8-Mar-1982 na Mohave Auto Parts 2412 Kingman Ave, Kingman AZ #331 master c(ylinder) $20.79
1-Jul-1985 na Tire World 3311 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ wheel cylinder kits, hardware kit rear, (unreadable) cable. rebuild cylinders, r & r. $61.04
12-Sep-1985 na Rucker Motors, Inc (AMC dealer) 4195 N. Stockton Hill Rd, Kingman AZ #194 lamps $1.20
20-May-1986 na Rucker Motors, Inc (AMC dealer) 4195 N. Stockton Hill Rd, Kingman AZ 448-5720 ( ignition switch?) $20.98 car has non-AMC ignition switch
17-Oct-1986 na The Silencer Shoppe 3022 Sycamore, Kingman AZ exhaust pipe, 4 feet 2" tubing $25.40
11-May-1991 na Tire World 3311 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ A/C belt, idler bearing, A/C hose and fittings, freon $108.72 mileage clearly written "16283" (wrong), date 5-11-91. date and location (Kingman) authoritative.
15-May-1991 na Tire World 3311 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ two P185/75R14 tires $117.85 mileage clearly written "16409" (wrong), date 5-15-91. date and location (Kingman) authoritative.
20-May-1991 na Cave Radiator Co 3445 N. Evans, Kingman AZ 86401 (faded, unreadable; price hints at replacement radiator) $182.00
20-May-1991 na J & L Auto Parts 2115 Stockton Hill Rd, Kingman AZ GAT 20537 lower radiator hose $11.42
1-Feb-1992 na NAPA Auto Parts 2545 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ 86401 RR182R rotor (ignition) $3.14
18-Feb-1993 na Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 tow to shop. engine no run. repair choke. replace battery. $100.99
15-Mar-1993 na Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 replace clutch assy. inspect trans. repair radiator leak. $353.77
1-Jun-1993 na S & S Auto Salvage 4365 E. Smiley Rd, Las Vegas NV 89115 back window $37.45
20-Jul-1993 na Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 points in dist. replace. ujoints OK. 1st gear noisy. clutch adjustment. tail pipe hanger repair. tighten A/C belt -- replaced. hose from V/C to carb repaired. lube chassis. $142.15
2-Feb-1994 na Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 r & r rocker cover. inspect valve train. replace gasket. replace fuel filter. rislone oil treatment. $45.46
6-Sep-1995 na Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 replace rear (brake) shoes $69.82
7-Nov-1995 160659 see text on main page re: odo rollover, and handwritten notes in AMC Maintainance Manual. some 90,000 miles were put on the car in the 20 year period since 1973.
7-Nov-1995 160659 Tire World 3311 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ two P185/75R14 tires $119.67
2-Apr-1996 na Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 inspect brakes. rear OK. replace frt shoes & cyls, bleed and pack bearings. (2 front wheel cyls $130.00!) $300.17
17-Jul-1996 na Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 check charging system. replace voltage regulator, change battery. $87.43
9-Aug-1996 168720 Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 tune engine. replace plugs, points, cap, rotor, plug wires, set dwell & timing, adjust carb, lube linkage. replace fuel filter & hoses, replace fuel pump. check noise in frt when turning. add gear oil to trans. $187.86
3-Oct-1996 169943 Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 install used trans (in trunk) $96.28
13-Jun-1997 (unreadable) Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 tow to shop. check no crank. test battery and alternator OK. replace ground cable on battery. $53.41
9-Aug-1997 173600 Autos Unlimited 803 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ replace u joints $27.60
5-Jan-1998 173967 Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 check slow crank in AM. alt light stays on a while. check charging system -- putting out OK. check battery, at 10 volts only. check for draw with new battery. $25.00
21-Jan-1999 na AutoZone 2723 3460 Stockton Hill, Kingman AZ d7530 Dayco rad hose, outlet gasket $10.90
8-Jun-2000 179324 Tire World 3311 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ P185/75/14 (two) $109.18
3-Aug-2000 180066 Rucker's Auto, RV, Marine Sales & Service 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 sometimes dies (unreadable) and fuel mileage low -- check carb operation, adjust mixture & idle. found vacc advance not working & dist shaft work & loose. brakes pull right on hard braking on rough road -- check clean and adjust brakes. 80-90% left, front, rear. repack front bearings. tighten idler arm on mount bracket. replace distributor. $258.11
17-Jun-2003 na Rucker's Auto & RV 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 check dying problem. charging system checked good, installed air filter and cleaner, repaired vacuum line to fuel pump [vacuum wipers]. $34.50
9-Jul-2008 190371 Russel's Auto & RV 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 Possibly carb problem. adjust points, check carburetor adjustment. points were almost closed, causing most of the stalling problem. if you are going to drive this much, it will need to be tuned. $38.00
1-Aug-2008 190414 Russel's Auto & RV 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 LEFT REAR TIRE NEEDS TO BE REPLACED. died while driving… check fuel pressure, points, fuel filters. replaced all tune items, remove, clean, repair, reinstall and adjust carb. New carburetor was no good. Put owners carb back on after removing bowl, setting float level, cleaning debris out of bowl. Replaced fuel line from carb as the one on it would not stop leaking without excessive torque. Replaced dirty air filter. Replaced PCV valve as the one on engine would not meter vacuum, it was just one huge vacuum leak. Re-routed vacuum for distributor from carb meter port to intake manifold. This allows the high vacuum at idle to advance distributor timing with retard on accel to check engine ping. It also allows carburetor idle setting to be lower with a stable idle. Replaced fuel filter in bottom of fuel pump. Fuel pressure while idling is 4.5 psi. Valve cover gasket. fuel filter. plug wires. points, condenser. spark plugs. air filter. cap & rotor. $267.61 mileage was pencilled in; looks like "90371" was in their computer, and not updated for many visits
2-Dec-2008 190371 Russel's Auto & RV 2790 Airway Ave, Kingman AZ 86401 new battery 6024 NAPA $72.26
16-Dec-2008 na AutoZone 2723 3460 Stockton Hill, Kingman AZ Duralast V-belt $11.85
21-Sep-2009 na Charleston Auto Parts 2115 Stockton Hill, Kingman AZ EC366 carb kit, sealant $19.48
3-Apr-2010 na NAPA Auto Parts 2545 E. Andy Devine, Kingman AZ 86401 MPE IC12SB ignition coil $19.16
12-Nov-2010 190371 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ …customer reports that he has adjusted the carburetor himself and wants us to verify it is properly adjusted so he can get "maximum mileage". fuel pump is leaking badly and needs to be replaced… the vehicle is unsafe to drive in its current condition. gear oil. pinion seal. transmission seal. carb adjustments. $200.81
12-Nov-2010 190371 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ Found a fuel pump and had it shipped in. the pump arm on all fuel pumps found for early 60's American motors 6 cylinders have the pump arm designed to run on top of the cam. Removing the pump found the arm on existing pump running on bottom of cam. replacement pump would not pump because of not travel over camshaft. Removed fuel pump and installed an electric pump. Original pump also had the vacuum boost for running the vacuum wipers so we hooked the wipers up to engine manifold vacuum with an additional reservoir. fuel pump. $470.37
3-Jan-2011 190371 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ replace battery NAPA 6024 $29.12
1-Jun-2011 190371 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ remove gas tank and inspect for debris or contamination. removed gas tank and cleaned. $121.93
6-Feb-2013 na Apex Wrecking 3900 Hwy 66, Kingman AZ tire $16.03
6-Feb-2013 na (unknown) written on Apex Wrecking receipt: "replace outside mirror, $10" $10.00
1-May-2013 na Cave Radiator Co 3445 N. Evans, Kingman AZ 86401 (unreadable) flush (unreadable). test and paint. $45.00
13-May-2013 na Kingman Auto Supply Co Inc 2595 Airfield Ave, Kingman AZ (thermo)stat gasket, gasket maker $6.80
7-Aug-2013 193575 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ check transmission fluid level. lube if needed. check belts and hoses. running sluggish. added 1 qt of 80w gear oil to the transmission. U joints greased. replaced bulb in rear passenger brake light. air filter and coolant are dirty. $0.00
30-Jan-2014 193913 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ drivers side front brake seems to be locking up. please check adjustment and condition of parts. car pulls to the left. found that the front left wheel bearings are bad. got customer approval to replace. bearing set. bearing set. wheel seal. $126.03
25-Feb-2014 194000 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ cleaned up brake system and bleed brakes. found a leak at master cylinder lid. resealed lid. $359.80
13-Mar-2014 190371 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ Customer believes there is a short in the steering column. he states that the factory switch quit working about 35 years ago. he had a shop put the aftermarket indicator switch on and he removed the rest of the original plastic pieces of the signal switch with a screwdriver. He thinks that maybe there is a wire shorting out on the inside of the column. He has to jump start the car each morning to get it to start. Please diagnose and advise on repair for customer approval. battery. $84.86 no receipt for Grote clamp-on turn signal
17-Apr-2014 190656 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ Customer states that the column shifter is stuck in Rev and the linkage is bound up. Please diagnose and advise for customer approval. USED COLUMN. backup light switch. $430.17
20-Jan-2016 196411 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ Check brakes, making noise possibly left front. Brake shoes. brake cylinder kit. $204.05
20-Jan-2016 196411 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ Check brakes, making noise possibly left front. found leaking brake cylinders both rear. service includes machining of two brake drums, checking for proper thickness before and after machining, and verifying the drums run true (not warped). rear drums were warped. $294.83
6-Apr-2016 196870 Russel's Auto & RV 4065 Bank St, Kingman AZ runs rough, back fires, wants to stall out at low speeds especially upon starting up again after stopped. this problem is worse before engine is completely warmed up. it feels like not enough gas get to the carburetor. found points out of adjustment. recommend replacing cap and rotor and plugs. distributor cap. dist rotor. spark plugs. $112.34
10-Apr-2017 na AutoZone 2723 3460 Stockton Hill, Kingman AZ Duralast Gold battery 25-DLG $154.06 nephew
19-Apr-2017 na Blaser Auto Nash, Rambler, AMC Moline IL 3209954 (carburetor) master repair kit, 4655 fuel pump $297.00 internet order, nephew
28-Apr-2017 na Motion & Flow Control Products 920 E. Overland Rd, Meridian ID 83642 brake lines and parts $26.20 nephew
28-Apr-2017 na O'Reilly Auto Parts 24 E. Calderwood, Meridian ID 83642 engine and interior cleaning supplies & misc $182.59 nephew
29-Apr-2017 187058 Fast Eddy's Fast Lube 1725 E. Overland Rd, Meridian ID 83642 engine oil change and filter, trans, axle oil $149.63 nephew
1-Nov-2018 197301 Poway Transmission Corp 13933 Poway Rd #A, Poway CA 92064 clutch disc and pressure plate, resurface flywheel, pilot bearing, TO bearing $837.13 matt


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