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September 09, 2017, 12:10:39 AM
Hi Avelars!  I can't find the particular post you mentioned, and I'm not quite sure what information you are seeking.  Either a junkyard or ebay are probably your best bet for something like a license plate bracket.

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Hello everyone.  Seen a post on here from several years ago.  This was regarding brackets of some sort that was purchase at auto zone for a front licence plate.  Any ideas

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Offline Wittsend

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Pinto Convertible?
« on: October 18, 2016, 05:30:39 PM »
Dick started a post the other day regarding a convertible 1978 Mustang II. Dwayne did some research and found out the a company in Florida built 44 and they were sold through Ford dealers. That got me to thinking about the possibility of a convertible Pinto (obviously not from the factory). I did a Google search and found these:

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Re: Pinto Convertible?
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2016, 10:01:16 PM »
That last picture is of a Ford prototype that never went to production.  The others appear to be conversions.


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Re: Pinto Convertible?
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2016, 07:49:22 AM »
Wonder why it never got into production, it's cool looking..
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Re: Pinto Convertible?
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2016, 05:32:04 PM »
The 65-73 Mustang convertibles required a LOT of reinforcement to the unibody to be safe. I hope those conversions had that done.
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Re: Pinto Convertible?
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2016, 12:33:23 PM »
I helped build a 54 Studebaker coupe into a convertible while I was in the service (1955 I think). Thing looked cool BUT evertime you hit a large bump the doors would fly open. We ended up welding a little bit on the doors to keep them shut. Didn't need them to get anyway. Girls loved it too. Good ole days!
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Re: Pinto Convertible?
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2016, 03:09:04 PM »
The 65-73 Mustang convertibles required a LOT of reinforcement to the unibody to be safe. I hope those conversions had that done.
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