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« Reply #30 on: November 30, 2017, 02:02:44 PM »
Ahh NO Kyle in my world..., You're forgiven, But that's some Smack! ;D
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« Reply #31 on: November 30, 2017, 02:08:55 PM »
LOL, my apologies, once it occurred to me, I couldn't stop myself!  ::)

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« Reply #32 on: November 30, 2017, 02:15:33 PM »
That would have been just fine with a "Kurt" reply, My Busch seems to wind up in the Frig and stays chilled until Happy Hour ;)
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« Reply #33 on: November 30, 2017, 04:32:42 PM »

 The best place for them, they can hang out with their Buds. Nyuk nyuk nyuk.

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« Reply #34 on: December 01, 2017, 10:41:07 AM »
The best place for them, they can hang out with their Buds. Nyuk nyuk nyuk.
Actually no disrespect to Dale Jr, I can't stomach the Buds, so I'm Wiser to avoid it. ;D
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« Reply #35 on: December 01, 2017, 12:14:08 PM »
I serve Amber Bock to one and all on holidays and never does anyone not like it. If I'm low on cash I get Bud light. After 3 beers they all taste the same any way.
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« Reply #36 on: December 03, 2017, 03:49:19 PM »
Joe! What do you know about an Irish hill climber named Paddy McGrath?
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« Reply #37 on: December 03, 2017, 06:23:12 PM »
Joe! What do you know about an Irish hill climber named Paddy McGrath?
I've heard the name before, But then the Irish and the UK take hillclimb racing seriously. Like WRC, it's a religion  ;D
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« Reply #38 on: December 04, 2017, 07:06:09 AM »
Ponies in the barn, Hmm, a cuddly thought for those who know the sheer joy of Pintosophical existence.
 Should you find yourself outside in the chill, get that cup of Oatmeal to warm the cockles of your spirit and dust off the Horse. You might even sneak in a drive if the world is dry where your stable resides.
 Jennifer has the right idea.. Spread the Joy of the season
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« Reply #39 on: December 04, 2017, 08:49:17 AM »
She does have the right idea for sure. Spread the joy and try to live it to the fullest. For those who do not know, Jennifer has the best looking Pinto I've ever seen.
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« Reply #40 on: December 04, 2017, 09:34:46 AM »
Just a Concept , Rough but doable :P I'll have to get this one done in Color, or lose a few brain cells :o
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« Reply #41 on: December 05, 2017, 12:43:03 PM »
I've heard the name before, But then the Irish and the UK take hillclimb racing seriously. Like WRC, it's a religion  ;D
     I just saw his name on Speed Hunters with an Escort like Simon McKinley raced.
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« Reply #42 on: December 06, 2017, 03:44:56 PM »
Lots of Pinto in this Ebay ad... ;D
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« Reply #43 on: December 07, 2017, 12:23:56 PM »
The Escort and the Capri were UK's Pintos. Don't know about the Escort but the Capri's were made in England well after the Pinto's final year. The Capri's and the Escort's have a very large following to this day in England.
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« Reply #44 on: December 07, 2017, 01:45:55 PM »
The Escort and the Capri were UK's Pintos. Don't know about the Escort but the Capri's were made in England well after the Pinto's final year. The Capri's and the Escort's have a very large following to this day in England.
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« Reply #45 on: December 07, 2017, 06:02:59 PM »
Uh... the Capri was built in Germany through 1977.  There was no 1978 model, and the 1979 was marketed as a Mercury Capri which was a Ford Mustang clone.


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« Reply #46 on: December 07, 2017, 08:26:27 PM »
Uh... the Capri was built in Germany through 1977.  There was no 1978 model, and the 1979 was marketed as a Mercury Capri which was a Ford Mustang clone.


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« Reply #47 on: December 08, 2017, 12:57:19 PM »
Uh... the Capri was built in Germany through 1977.  There was no 1978 model, and the 1979 was marketed as a Mercury Capri which was a Ford Mustang clone.


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Pintosopher, what is the brand or name of the wheels on the 1971 Escort in your Reply #44 yesterday?

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« Reply #49 on: December 08, 2017, 05:35:32 PM »
Pintosopher, what is the brand or name of the wheels on the 1971 Escort in your Reply #44 yesterday?
I believe they are Panasports or that Australian clone of the Minilites
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« Reply #50 on: December 08, 2017, 05:45:15 PM »
That's the ones! Thanks Pintosopher

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« Reply #51 on: December 09, 2017, 09:12:16 AM »
I don't thing your striped to the bone Pinto would look right with Panasports on it. A set of stock car wheels would be better as long as you have a boy racer Pinto for the street. A set of 7/16" hood pin would help with the look too. Two 1/8"X 1" straps over the back window says racer. And of course a rear spoiler on the trunk lid.
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« Reply #52 on: December 09, 2017, 01:58:28 PM »
I agree Dick, a set of Bassett 15x7s would be perfect. I saw a young guy at fabulous Fords with a set on his beater Mustang II this year. Looked great. I've thought about the hood pins for years to lighten the weight of the stock hood latch assembly, and to also lose the hood hinge buckets and hinges. Only problem is, every hole I drill into the body work makes it harder to sell, if necessary. I installed a 1/16" Lexan rear window with a stripped Pinto sedan trunk lid to replace the Runabout hatch. It's much lighter and I like the sedan look more. I'd definitely like to have functional spoiler, (and a reason to need one), on that trunk lid.

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« Reply #53 on: December 12, 2017, 12:28:08 PM »
The rear spoiler on my Red Pinto race car (when I was autocrossing it) Was bolted to the part of the trunk that hangs down and is about 1" deep. The spoiler was 8" high and 40 something inches long. The bottom 1" was bent at a 45 deg angle and this was bolted to the trunk lid. So the piece of aluminum was 9" X 40 something inches long and made out of .062 (1/16) T-6 aluminum.
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« Reply #54 on: December 13, 2017, 10:58:23 AM »
The rear spoiler on my Red Pinto race car (when I was autocrossing it) Was bolted to the part of the trunk that hangs down and is about 1" deep. The spoiler was 8" high and 40 something inches long. The bottom 1" was bent at a 45 deg angle and this was bolted to the trunk lid. So the piece of aluminum was 9" X 40 something inches long and made out of .062 (1/16) T-6 aluminum.
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« Reply #55 on: December 13, 2017, 11:27:31 AM »
The picture of my old red Pinto shows the rear spoiler after it was cut down from 8" to 3" to meet the vintage road racing rules. Same spoiler, just later on. The 8" spoiler fit the SCCA rules for autocrossing. The 3" spoiler fit the SCCA rules for road racing.
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« Reply #56 on: December 13, 2017, 01:32:01 PM »
Your spoiler looks great Dick and thanks for the pic pintosopher. Was the 8" tall, 1/16" aluminum spoiler stout enough at speed, 80 or so, to avoid fluttering? (for lack of a better word)

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« Reply #57 on: December 13, 2017, 03:19:22 PM »
If you use 1/16" (.062) thick T6 aluminum it will be stronger than the trunk lid. Do not try to bend it yourself as T6 is very strong and will not bend without using a sheet metal brake. Get a piece of aluminum 9" x the width of the trunk lid. Then bend a 45 deg bend on the bottom 1". When you go to mount it, start in the middle of the trunk lid. On my red Pinto the trunk lid was gutted so it formed itself to the spoiler very easily. You may need to shim up the spoiler as T6 will not bend easily and would bend the trunk lid first. Best I can remember I had five 1/4" bolts holding the spoiler on the trunk lid. On the top edge of the spoiler on each end radius the spoiler so as to not stab someone. I did a 1" radius on mine. Easy as pie.
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« Reply #58 on: December 14, 2017, 10:05:04 AM »
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« Reply #59 on: December 14, 2017, 01:21:24 PM »
Merry Christmas to all of our Pinto brothers and sisters through out the world. May 2018 be the year you're wishing it will be.
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