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October 15, 2014, 07:21:46 PM
Thanks TIGGER for the info now I no to get 71-78 dash cap for it
 

TIGGER

October 15, 2014, 05:46:07 PM
ESS cars should have the ralley gauges (tach) so it will have the 71-78 dash pad.  You are going to want to purchase a 71-78 cap for your ESS.

ppiinnttoo

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Anybody know where to finda79 pinto essdash cap people says a regular one will fit it wont

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October 12, 2014, 09:37:53 PM
So, will not fit my 72 ? Or just a little small, but works ?
 

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October 12, 2014, 01:14:24 PM
Reeves1- You are correct, replacement windshields have the same part number (same replacement PPG part) for all Pintos, BUT, the 71-72 (and maybe the 73?) have a slightly larger windshield that you can't seem to find anywhere unless you find a NOS item. I found out the hard way when I replaced mine...

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October 11, 2014, 10:39:16 AM
Used the search....yup, the same.

Reeves1

October 11, 2014, 09:51:53 AM
71 - 78 windshields the same ?
 

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October 10, 2014, 12:52:20 AM
Well it was probably 100ft or more when I saw it leaving cruise central but it looked good from where I was standing

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Offline kdda191

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My last demo car....
« on: August 27, 2008, 11:24:36 AM »
Here is my last demo car! Its a 74 Squire wagon 2.3 4spd. Pretty rusty in the floor and behind the kick panels. I bought if from my moms neighbor for $350, and it had not run in 9 years. I drove it a mile to her house with no problems. So far I have a 2nd and a 1st place in the demos with it. It has 1 more run in it next month, and it and I am done. Ill have pix when its done. We run fully welded rules on a large track with brutal hits on dirt. After 8 years of those hits, my body just dont take it anymore and Im only 26 :surprised:

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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2008, 11:31:35 AM »
Oh Man if your going to demo that ..you should sell me those mirrors and the wood gain trim...

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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2008, 11:34:49 AM »
It already has 2 runs on it....sorry!
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1963 Falcon Wagon 302 C4 Org a 260 car. My first car!
1972 Pinto wagon thats gonna be an autocross car in 09
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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2008, 11:49:48 AM »
....I bought if from my moms neighbor for $350....

You could have gotten most of that back by selling the parts that they make you remove.

Too bad.....

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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2008, 08:31:31 PM »
You could have gotten most of that back by selling the parts that they make you remove.

Too bad.....

Bill

I was going to, but the last time I did on here, nobody came thru with the parts I had so i didnt feel like taking the time to strip in carefully. Oh well. If I ever get anymore wagons (which I have had 7 in 4 years) Ill save parts since Im not demoing anymore.
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1968 Torino GT Fastback 2nd owner. Grandparents were the 1st owners.
1963 Falcon Wagon 302 C4 Org a 260 car. My first car!
1972 Pinto wagon thats gonna be an autocross car in 09
197X Pinto Outlaw Compact Mini Stock 220hp 2.3.

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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2008, 10:15:43 PM »
I was going to, but the last time I did on here, nobody came thru with the parts I had so i didnt feel like taking the time to strip in carefully. Oh well. If I ever get anymore wagons (which I have had 7 in 4 years) Ill save parts since Im not demoing anymore.

The issue is that there is a limited market for those items, and if you are willing to be patient, or list them on ebay (more exposure), you will get money for them. Otherwise, you make all the other ones worth more.


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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2008, 12:14:41 AM »
i picked up a wagon identical to that this year... it was way to rusty to run though.... we pulled it out of a pasture.. let me rephrase that, we first pulled the front stub, then the rest of the car out of a pasture..  i had to shred it.... 
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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2008, 12:09:00 PM »
Well last nite was it...Car is done. Got 4th in a hard demo. It was our big payout of the year show, so all good cars showed up. Ill get pics up later. But you dont have to worry, as I will no be smashing anymore Pintos at all!!!! If I get the bug again, Ill go back to Fairmonts.
Retired Pinto Derby Driver...
1968 Torino GT Fastback 2nd owner. Grandparents were the 1st owners.
1963 Falcon Wagon 302 C4 Org a 260 car. My first car!
1972 Pinto wagon thats gonna be an autocross car in 09
197X Pinto Outlaw Compact Mini Stock 220hp 2.3.


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