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Thanks TIGGER for the info now I no to get 71-78 dash cap for it
 

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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.

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So, will not fit my 72 ? Or just a little small, but works ?
 

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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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Used the search....yup, the same.

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Offline 2014FordPinto

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New Ford Pinto
« on: November 05, 2012, 01:18:17 PM »
Greetings,

Found a video on youtube that eludes that Ford might be bringingg back the Pinto. Do you think that Ford would do this? Looking at their line-up I could see them releasing a sub-compact car. Something to compete against the Toyota IQ or the Smart Car. At Beijing Ford intorduced the Start concept. Look at the links below and tell me what you think.

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Re: New Ford Pinto
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2012, 04:56:33 PM »
I like it, I need a commuter, if Ford makes it happen (here in the states) I'll add it to my 3 Pintos and my 2012 EcoBoost F150...
Looking at your screen name, and this being your first post, sure makes me think you might know more about this........
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« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2012, 10:47:48 PM »
Yea, what DO you know?

I can't see Ford using the Pinto name again. But.. If you think about this for a sec.., they could use the stigmatizm surrounding the Pinto as a 'jumpin off' point where they could beat the media at their own game.. They will be so busy     Covering the 'pinto' story which would drive eyes to their new product- the would have a fantastic head start. They would need to address the older issues and with our help debunk and re-popularize the pinto with new fervor.

Wow, what did I say?


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Re: New Ford Pinto
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2012, 06:41:56 PM »
hey how about a new pinto disc brakes all around rear wheel drive maybe ecoboost engine turbo? retro stying aliitle like mustang. light fast 5 speed or better. hot pants  mach 1 style . wow i better stop or take my order now please ford.chris
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Re: New Ford Pinto
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2012, 06:46:31 PM »
After they make them and the parts start showing up in wrecking yards we can go get parts off them and put on our old ones. Ecoboost turbo in my 72 sounds good.
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Re: New Ford Pinto
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2012, 07:39:54 PM »
I watched the vid & first thought was, it is a joke. As in ha ha funny.

I think the odds are better winning the lottery, than Ford bringing back the Pinto.

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Re: New Ford Pinto
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2012, 02:40:09 AM »
I think the odds are better winning the lottery, than Ford bringing back the Pinto.

I'm afraid I'm inclined to agree with you, Derrick.  There are too many negatives associated with the Pinto name.  We all know that the bad publicity was unwarranted and erroneous, but the stigma remains.  I don't think we'll be seeing any new Pinto.
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Re: New Ford Pinto
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2012, 02:45:39 AM »
Johnbigman, my wife and I are doing an Ecoboost V6 in the Bobcat wagon... As far as a new Pinto.. I dont think well ever see that happen.

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Re: New Ford Pinto
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2012, 10:28:05 AM »
75 bobcatv6
I'm interested in how you handle all the wiring and fuel system for the Ecoboost, Keep me posted on what you find,,
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