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August 31, 2014, 02:25:15 PM
O fuzzy look up mikemap350he is remaking  the ground effects


August 31, 2014, 02:19:57 PM
4banger go ford if I'm judging a car show mix breeds get no attention!!!like a model A with a 350 I stick my nose up in the air and keep walking so go ford in a ford!!!! Or get a shevy


August 30, 2014, 10:57:07 PM
Fuzzy I was in Flat Rock Mi. Now Seattle.

Trucker Tim

August 29, 2014, 07:07:02 AM
Thanks Crew!! Don't want to get put on probation right out of the gate.  ;D


August 29, 2014, 06:22:24 AM
Tim - it's cause you are the original topic starter.
All mine are the same.


August 29, 2014, 12:38:03 AM
Hi Tim!  I took a look at all fourteen posts you've made in the nearly two weeks you've been with us and I do not see any evidence that any of them are, or have been, locked.  The symbol for a locked post is a little padlock. :)

Trucker Tim

August 28, 2014, 07:30:11 PM
Dumb Question Ya-All! Why does it look like all my posts are locked?? They aren't supposed to be?


August 28, 2014, 11:04:39 AM
who all is downriver , mi here


August 28, 2014, 09:29:30 AM
am also looking for front valance for 79


August 28, 2014, 05:14:18 AM
4banger - I'm fairly sure there is a law stating no GMs in Pintos.



August 27, 2014, 09:14:26 PM
if anybody has any tips or pictures of instaling a 305 chevy v8 with auto trans please send.its a 79 ford pinto coupe its goin in.my ride has got me through alot  ;)


August 27, 2014, 07:41:10 PM
Craig - some of what you want it here on this site:
Why would you dress up the car & put mud flaps on it ?

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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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