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don4277pinto

Today at 02:08:11 PM
don4277pinto,

Reeves1

Today at 07:59:00 AM
BTW - wobble is my checkbook - not cars !  ;D

Reeves1

Today at 07:58:24 AM
I've looked at a few self alignment tool sets over time. Didn't get one.....yet.

dick1172762

Yesterday at 10:14:59 AM
If you would buy one of those speed shop magnetic base alignment tools, you will be able to align any and all car from now on. Very simple to use. Even a Vega owner could do it. At about $100 a real good tool to have.

dick1172762

Yesterday at 07:56:19 AM
The front end alignment spec I listed would be fine on the street. Might be a little hard to steer a very slow turn's. Would be better than a wobble.

Reeves1

July 24, 2017, 04:23:41 PM
Which reminds me.... what camber/castor would you have on a car that you plan on running as a street/strip car ?

Reeves1

July 24, 2017, 04:22:41 PM
Checkbook has the speed wobble.....car s are OK LOL

dick1172762

July 24, 2017, 03:27:35 PM
You need at least 6 deg negative castor for straight line racings with 0 deg camber and ;D 1/16" tow in on a race car.

dick1172762

July 24, 2017, 11:51:29 AM
Add more caster to front end. ;)

Reeves1

July 24, 2017, 09:25:58 AM
No......has a nasty speed wobble right now  ;D
 

pintosopher

July 21, 2017, 06:55:05 AM
Life is a Checkbook, Have you balanced yours lately? ;)

Reeves1

July 20, 2017, 10:39:50 PM
LOL !  ;D

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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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Pinto safety with regards to unibody?.  If I cared, I'd be on a Volvo forum.

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