Prestone – Ringbrothers Custom 1972 AMX Javelin Revealed!

SEMA 2017 is here which means the Ringbrothers and Prestone are finally showing the finished 1972 AMX Javelin! Prestone® Products Corporation, the leader in underhood chemicals, unveiled a one-of-a-kind 1972 AMC Javelin AMX at this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) convention. Plans for the custom Ringbrothers build began at SEMA 2016 and Prestone has been eager to reveal the incredible vehicle to an enthusiastic audience.Prestone_AMX_revealed

“We are thrilled to see the finished product,” said Steven Clancy, President for Prestone Products Corporation. “The passionate energy at SEMA makes it the perfect venue to show off our newest addition.”

Jim and Mike Ring have treasured the Javelin since childhood and knew immediately that it would be perfect for Prestone, another brand they are passionate about. With only 3,220 ever produced, this car embodies American muscle car history and automotive innovation. The build includes a custom four-link in the rear with a 12-bolt GM axle and modernized braking system. Additionally, there were upgrades to the hood and fender and the overall car was painted in a yellow tone, as tribute to Prestone’s iconic color.

With only 12 months to complete the build, the Ring brothers were hard at work bringing this build to life. Utilizing 3D scanning and 3D printing for the first time, they employed the latest technology to make plugs and molds. This innovation allowed them to speed up the build process as the Rings raced against the clock. Additionally, they used their trusted brand, Prestone, to get the car road ready. “When we began our partnership with Mike and Jim last year, we entrusted them with a high stakes project that not only had a quick turnaround but would also be an integral part of our 90th Anniversary,” said Randy Fisher, Prestone’s VP of Marketing. “This Javelin AMX has far surpassed any of our expectations and we look forward to having it in our collection for the next 90 years.”

The build will be in Prestone’s booth throughout the SEMA Show and will also lead the company’s 90th anniversary Rally in Los Angeles, before the Los Angeles Auto Show. Make sure to follow the Prestone Javelin’s journey over the coming months!

Prestone DEFIANT! by Ringbrothers 1972 AMX Javelin

Drivetrain
Engine: Wegner Motorsports Inc. 6.2 Liter Hemi Hellcat Mopar Crate Motor
Forced Induction: Whipple 4.5 Liter supercharger
Engine Extras: Holley Dominator Fuel Management System
Transmission: Chevy 4L80E Automatic by Bowler Transmissions (good to 1,600 hp)
Driveshaft: QA1 Carbon Fiber Driveshaft

Suspension
Chassis & Front Suspension: Detroit Speed Hydro Formed Front Sub for a Camaro Set Up
Rear Suspension: 4-Link custom by Ringbrothers
Shock Manufacturer: Ride Tech Front Sway Bars: Detroit Speed
Rear End: Chevy 12-volt

Exhaust
Exhaust: Flowmaster 44 Stainless Steel
Header Details: Custom by Ringbrothers

Cooling
Radiator: Stock Hellcat Radiator and Fan Assembly
Fluids: Prestone Antifreeze

Electrical
Wiring Harness: Painless Wiring

Steering
Type: Rack & Pinion
Manufacturer: Detroit Speed
Steering Column: Ididit
Fluid: Prestone Antifreeze

Wheels and Tires Wheel
Manufacturer/Model: HRE
Front Wheel Size: 20” x 11”
Rear Wheel Size: 20” x 13”
Tire Manufacturer/Model: Michelin
Front Tire Size: 285/30/20
Rear Tire Size: 335/30/20

Brakes
Front/Rear Manufacturer: Baer
Front/Rear Caliper Specs: 6S 6-Piston

Fuel
Fuel Type: 92 Octane
Fuel Pump: Aeromotive
Fuel Tank/Cell: Aeromotive

Exterior
Paint Manufacturer: BASF Glasurit Waterborne
Paint Color: Jalop Gold

Interior
Seats: Custom by Upholstery Unlimited
Gauges: Classic Instruments
A/C System: Vintage Air Gen IV Magnum Evap Kit

Stereo System
Head Unit/Speakers/Amplifier: Kicker

Sponsors
Corporate Sponsors
Prestone
BASF/Glasurit 3M
Flowmaster/Hurst/B&M

Product Sponsors
Aeromotive
ARP Automotive Racing Products Baer Brakes
Bowler Transmission Dynamat
GFS – Global Finishing Solutions Heat Shield Products
Holley HRE
Kicker Miller Welding
MSD Painless Wiring
QA1 Whipple Superchargers

You can check out the first videosecond videothird videofourth videofifth videosixth video, seventh video, and get a little history on the 1972 AMX Javelin by clicking here. Make sure to check out the full line of Prestone products at your local NAPA AutoParts store, or ask for them by name at your local NAPA AutoCare Center.

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