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Welcome Walker- Post some pic in the form so we can see the jewel! She sounds great.. And ask you question again- It's very hard to work within this shout box. Looking forward to seeing what you have.

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Offline blupinto

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Re: pinto convertible
« Reply #30 on: August 31, 2009, 05:02:49 PM »
The rear quarter windows have a 'cuda look on the red hard-top. Thank you Osiyo59.
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Re: pinto convertible
« Reply #31 on: August 31, 2009, 09:55:35 PM »
Good job Osiyo59! Those are the pics I was referring to. Lots of different styles there, Mustang II,(trunk) Cuda,(c-pillars) Vega, Camaro (front grill area).
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Re: pinto convertible
« Reply #32 on: September 04, 2009, 01:00:35 PM »
If I had seen these before I finished all the body work on my Wagon, I would have incorporated that front end into the build. I just think it looks awesome! I will be doing it on the next one though.
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Re: pinto convertible
« Reply #33 on: September 04, 2009, 02:17:49 PM »
How Ford is so good at teasing us with other Pinto models. Gotta to love what we do have though  :afro:

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Re: pinto convertible
« Reply #34 on: September 16, 2009, 02:03:35 PM »
It's kind of odd seeing some Chebbie-like and Mopar-like motifs on those prototypes.

But I was wondering if the original '60s Ford Allegro concept car influenced those early styling studies any.
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Re: pinto convertible
« Reply #35 on: September 17, 2009, 09:10:31 AM »
Looking at the pics again, what I like is the lack of front bumper (the integral "molded in" front end) that is so common today. That appearance was somewhat ahead of it's time. I would love to see someone pull off this look on a Pinto in fiberglass, perhaps. Map351? Where are you?

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Re: pinto convertible
« Reply #36 on: September 24, 2009, 09:13:41 PM »
Every custom-built convertible I've ever seen looks atrocious with the top up!  Very cool with the top down, though!  The rear windows would probably have to be eliminated.

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