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dga57

July 15, 2016, 08:52:05 PM
Sounds like a winner, moonman! ;D
 

moonman

July 15, 2016, 01:26:59 PM
Hi all just looking over my new toy a 76 model trunk model . trunk back it,s siting on a set of centerline's and has the stainless at the top of  the wheel arch's
 

pintosopher

July 07, 2016, 12:13:22 PM
Yes Virginia, there is a Dictator in the White House, and his gestapo are in the EPA :(
 

FCANON

July 05, 2016, 03:43:49 PM
That took a while
 

russosborne

July 04, 2016, 09:25:02 PM
Thanks, Dwayne.
Safe is easy. Happy, not so much.  :(
Russ

dga57

July 04, 2016, 03:58:34 AM
Have a safe and happy Fourth of July, Pinto Peeps! ;D
 

Tinson

June 06, 2016, 08:44:01 PM
It's a little late in the year now, but has anyone thought about a calendar for the rest of 2016 or for 2017?
 

pintosopher

June 06, 2016, 10:52:48 AM
DINK 1980's, (Double Income No Kids) SINK !1990's (Single Income No Kids),NOMH 2000 (No Mortgage Here) UTTG (Under The Taxation Gun) U64US (Well, If you must know.. Ground Hog Day for US) Happy Electoral thoughts to U ;)
 

pintosopher

June 03, 2016, 03:11:48 PM
Hmm, NOS, NLA, Found on Ebay? It's a Motorhead Universe, and you can warp out anytime you please! ;)
 

pintosopher

June 03, 2016, 11:42:52 AM
NLA means that you have to look in another corporate parts database... Just pay more, and the problems evaporate :o
 

Tinson

May 30, 2016, 12:35:49 AM
Not yet but I will soon. Gotta get some more pictures and make sure what I'm doing is going to work  ;)

Reeves1

May 28, 2016, 05:46:00 AM
Tinson - you have a topic in "Projects" going ? Pictures ? You should....love seeing topics like this !

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We would love to have more pintos at a local car show... It is a great cause, and 50% of registration goes to one of five charities of your choosing. We would like to meet up with other pinto people before the show and drive in together and park together. We will be meeting at the Sharis restaurant in Newberg, Oregon at 7am.  We will all drive in together and register. There will be an all you can eat breakfast starting at 8am. Car show is from 9am-2pm  Here is the website to learn more about it.... http://newbergoldfashionedfestival.com/index.php?page=car-show-cruise-in

Please comment if you are interested in coming so we know how many will meet up beforehand!

We also have started a NorthWest Ford Pinto Group on Facebook..... https://www.facebook.com/groups/NorthwestFordPinto/

Thanks
Julie
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      just wondering if anyone else is going to carlisle but not stampeding?


                             NoForKin
Just got accepted into the mororama car show up here in Canada. Wish me luck. http://www.motoramashow.com/
Hi all,

I'm a writer/editor for Car and Driver magazine. I'll be in Hartford, Connecticut, the week of February 22 for a story, and I'd like to line up a nice, original Pinto to drive for it. Body style doesn't matter. Anybody interested in volunteering their car? If you're wary of letting someone else behind the wheel, I won't need to drive it a great distance.

Thanks,
Jared Gall
Senior Editor
Car and Driver

The Pinto vs Maverick Car Show Rematch
Saturday August 20th, 2016
Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio

Once again we are rounding up the Pinto Car Club of America (PCCA) with the Maverick Comet Club International (MCCI) for a really fun car show/event. We started a competition last year between the two clubs to see what club could bring in the most cars. The MCCI stampeded the PCCA but the Pintos/Bobcats have called for a rematch!! (Be sure to watch the Youtube "2014 Pinto Picnic" and "2015 Pinto Showdown" for the previous years' events)

Get ready for an action packed day!! We will meet at the Chops Grille and Taphouse Restaurant parking lot, 1752 S. Broadway Geneva, Ohio 44041 across from the Motel 6 at the SR 534 exit off I-90 (30 miles east of Cleveland) at 10am sharp. We will caravan through the strip of Geneva-on-the-Lake with police escort. The club with the most cars will lead the police escort to be determined at 10am.  The strip is packed with visitors in this lakeside resort town that never left the 50's and 60's and last year the visitors stopped everything they were doing to watch and cheer on the Pintos/Bobcats and Mavericks/Comets. It was an amazing spectacle approaching 35 cars in the group!!  Watch for vintage games, arcades, amusement rides, bars, restaurants, and wineries along the strip with beautiful Lake Erie backdrop!!

We show the cars at the Geneva Township Park- 5045 Lake Rd East (SR 531) Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio where we typically get lots of spectators roaming the beautiful cars. The park is a 2 minute walk from the strip with the beautiful backdrop of the Lake Erie Shore.
Here we start the picnic at around noon. If the year of your car is even, bring cold side dish (no electricity) and if the year of your car is odd, bring dessert.
are there any pinto clubs/ events near dallas or in oklahoma
Ladies and gentlemen we are returning to Carlisle and the Ford Nationals!

Sign up for the Stampede for the ride of a lifetime or just come to Carlisle. Either way don't miss this thinking I'll catch the next one.
The Stampede will drive one of the country's most scenic roads the Blue Ridge Parkway!  Beautiful mountains, rolling hills and stops along the way.  (June 1st-June 3rd) Our caravan of Pintos final destination will be the Carlisle Ford Nationals and a celebration of the 45th anniversary of the beloved Pinto. (June 3rd-June 5th)

How many Pintos can we get to Carlisle this time?
Five years ago we had 70 Pinto's in attendance.
Can we come close to this number?
Can we surpass it?
Sign up for the Stampede for the ride of a lifetime or just come to Carlisle. Either way don't miss this thinking I'll catch the next one.

For more information or to sign on, email the "Trail Boss" Norman Bagi at bosspinto@pintostampede.com [/b][/b]
Registration has started for Fabulous Fords 2016 and the Pinto will be recognized for it's 40th anniversary with an image on the official shirt. Let's try to make a big splash and show the folks what the pinto community is all about!

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Hello, anybody going to Cruisin the Coast this coming week, 4th to the 11th , if you are let me know so everyone with a pinto can meet up, or if you have any pinto problems when your here i can help,  Blaine
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What Stock Engine was the best in your opinion?
1600cc
8 (6%)
2000cc
47 (36%)
2300cc
69 (53%)
2800cc
6 (4%)
Total Members Voted: 128


Best year model for the Pinto?
71-73 Pencil Bumpers with or without the guards
77 (55%)
74-75 Big 'Boned' bumpers
8 (5%)
76-78 Slant nose
26 (18%)
79-80 Square Headlight
19 (13%)
75-78 BOBCAT...
9 (6%)
Total Members Voted: 138


On average DAILY, how many folks give you the thumbs up or other 'Yea Man' with your Pinto?
1 Person a Day-  Rubber Necker...
9 (11%)
2 Folks per Day- Pinto wanna bees
13 (17%)
3 Folks Per Day- 'I had one back in the Day'- Folks
25 (32%)
4 or more Folks per Day- 'Thumbs Up'
27 (35%)
None... :(
2 (2%)
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What is your favorite Pinto Model?
Sedan
36 (23%)
Runabout
38 (25%)
Wagon
69 (45%)
BobCat- Any Flavor
9 (5%)
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Of the Pinto owners who visit our site, Do you attend Car shows, Crusis or Local meets?
Yes, and I bring my Pinto
53 (67%)
Yes, but the Pinto stay's at home
9 (11%)
Yes, but only Pinto events with or without my Pinto
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14 (17%)
No, Never gone to one, Not intrested.
1 (1%)
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