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August 26, 2015, 06:10:51 PM
Hi Folks. Replacing my carpet and was looking for a good sound deadening product. Any suggestions? Thank you!!


August 21, 2015, 02:29:26 PM
Welcome Newcomers!


August 19, 2015, 10:00:21 PM
Days like these make me rethink my black interior. Do you that sizzling noise?


August 18, 2015, 03:24:37 PM
Hey everyone just post to classified a complete 2.3 turbo system, thnks

C. M. Wolf

August 16, 2015, 11:15:42 PM
Hiya Everyone.. Glad to be here.. it's been quite some time since my last Pinto.. lookin' foreward to the talks about 'em..


August 16, 2015, 07:04:01 PM
just bought a 2000 ranger for the 4.9 engine and wireing for my 77 hatch that and the t5 turbo tbird trans should make nice,

Scott Hamilton

August 15, 2015, 12:33:15 PM
Guys- Created 2 new Menu Items on the main left hand menu of our site- 'Show Unread Posts' and 'Show New Replies'

Enjoy...  ;D


August 15, 2015, 12:26:45 AM
I can now click on the recent post and get to that one post, but I then can't go anywhere else on the forum.


August 15, 2015, 12:25:28 AM
Skip, I have the same issue on my android phone, only it isn't even working as good as it sounds like you have it.
I've given up on the phone use for now, waiting to see if this gets fixed at some point.


August 14, 2015, 05:11:46 PM
Anybody else have same problem or is it just me and my old age?


August 14, 2015, 05:10:32 PM
I'm not seeing the link to get to the forum.  I have to click a "Recent Post" to get in there.


August 08, 2015, 06:23:39 PM
If you only knew, then your world would be blue. Possibly holes in your Shoe, and an election you'll Rue ::)

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Why should I sign up for a Membership/Account on the FordPinto.com site?

Glad you asked!  Many features of this site are hidden, viewable to members only!

1) The Ability to view members near your location to socialize, meet, and assist with your Pinto utilizing our Google Member Map currently showing a majority of actively participating members worldwide and their locations. You will also have the option to 'Pin' your location on the PCCA Map to let folks know where you are. 8300 Members of our site and still growing!

2) Free FordPinto.com email address. Create 'yourname@fordpinto.com' email address similar to a 'Yahoo' account as your email address. Put your new email address on your Car Show contact cards, business cards or just email your mother-in-law... :)

3) Full access to the PCCA Meet and Members Gallery to view 11 years of meets and social occasions in detail at your leisure. Upgrade and Become a Charter Member and create your own Gallery managed by you on our site!

4) Register your Pinto in the PCCA Pinto Registry... Show/List your ride nation wide. Many producers and News professionals that are seeking a Pinto or Bobcat for various shoots and events utilize this resource to find cars for their production. You could be participating by listing your car on the PCCA Registry. (Restoration and re-work in progress, excuse our mess!)

5) Post FREE classified ads for parts needed or Pinto for sale to targeted Pinto enthusiasts. What could be better?

6) Participate in PCCA meets and car shows in your area as they develop or start you own. You would be surprised how much support you receive from members across the country.

7) Participate in the Official PCCA Links- a collection of links to effectively assist Pinto and Bobcat owners for parts and resources as they develop. You can input your own finds immediately (no waiting for a webmaster to post for you) for the entire community.

8) View a live feed from our Facebook presence, link your Facebook account and participate seamlessly...

9) Have fun in the 1980's Arcade, challenge your fellow club members to Car related games for the right to be the big dog. (In Construction)...

10) Search for technical and or retrofit guidance on our site. 15 Years of technical information is waiting for you!  Sign up NOW and you can search our archives from 2004 to present- that's 129,643 Separate posts! (As of August 2015) 95% of your questions or technical needs have already been asked and answered- this is the place to find that technical tidbit you are looking for!

You are just a few clicks away from creating an account here, you can utilize your Facebook or other social network account and sign up immediately. Join us, we are here to help. Click the link in the upper right of the site!!

Scott Hamilton, Webmaster- PCCA/FordPinto.com

"The Burning Truth Behind Jeep & Pinto Gas Tank Fires"

Cars In Context Episode #29

Spin down to about 10:32 to see the specifics

on the Gas Tank issue...

Meet us at Car Shows across the USA... Bring your Pinto!
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Thanks to all who came out for the Pinto vs Maverick Car Show Challenge 2015
Hope to see you all again next year plus some new faces.

Congrats to the Maverick/Comet Club International for an impressive showing of cars.
Mavericks/Comets 22     Pinto/Bobcats 9
Watch for Utube of all the fun coming soon.
We raised a generous $528 for the Wounded Warrior Project

The Pinto/Bobcats have requested a rematch in 2016 so we are announcing:
The Pinto vs Maverick Car Show Rematch.
August 20t
Join the Pinto Summer Event for August 15th! at the Irwindale Speedway in California.     The Street and Race Pintos Meet!!
For the past couple of years, the Pintobarn has hosted a Pinto Summer beach cruise in mid August. They were a lot of fun and we had good times and good turnouts, but I promised everyone this year we would do something different, I just wasn't sure what it was.
 I'm happy to say that with the help of Steve Patterson​ , Nevada Chovan​ , and Hugh from the Irwindale Speedway, we have come up with a fun summer event that you won'

It's back on July 25th. Now better than ever!

"Major Concours Milestone Reached - The 2015 Concours d'LeMons Detroit will take place ON the grounds of the Concours of America. While having the show at the defunct Ford plant right around the corner had a certain irony to it, bringing down the property values of the Inn at St. John's is even more fun.This year
Just looking to find some cruises or car shows with pintos in the Carolinas.  I have a 73 run about that is skunked and im trying to fix it but have no idea what it is suppose to look like whole.  looking for some I can actually go look at.

10 Jun 2015 - 45th anniversary

.    Ok Pinto freaks,2016 is the 45th for the Pinto.Who is interested.Ple ase let me know if you are.There is a lot to get done so we can celebrate.Have a great Pinto day,Harley.
Hi its time again for American Graffiti Festival on June 12/13/14 in Modesto ca.Friday night cruise sat/sun car show.this is so huge it had to be moved to a golf course.Friday nite cruise last year took 3 hrs to make 4 laps up and down mchenry and down j st where George Lucas cruised when he was younger. www.americangr affitifestival .com or email graffiti@northmodestokiwanis.org for more info.this year I may have to share the pinto love from the crowd from another pinto. 17th Annual American graffiti festival where it all began!!  Chris

          just got  an email from Ford asking me to register back to the ford employee car show in dearborn did anyone else get one? ??? ?

I just got a call that they need a clean Bobcat for display at this years Ford Employee car show.  If you missed this last year with the Stampede this is your chance to get on the field. This year is honoring the Lincoln's and Mercury's. 
If you have a Bobcat and wish to display it, contact me at bosspinto@pintostampede.com or 646-408-7526 and I will get you in touch with the event coordinators.

Please send a picture and description if you can.


Norman Bagi
Lonely pinto, going to this show again. Anychance of seeing someone else ?
Robert 914-420-2077
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Exploding Pinto is a Myth...
Pinto was just as safe as any car made at that time.

Verified 3rd Party Data...         Click Here

What Stock Engine was the best in your opinion?
2 (2%)
24 (32%)
45 (61%)
2 (2%)
Total Members Voted: 71

Best year model for the Pinto?
71-73 Pencil Bumpers with or without the guards
50 (53%)
74-75 Big 'Boned' bumpers
7 (7%)
76-78 Slant nose
15 (16%)
79-80 Square Headlight
14 (15%)
75-78 BOBCAT...
7 (7%)
Total Members Voted: 92

On average DAILY, how many folks give you the thumbs up or other 'Yea Man' with your Pinto?
1 Person a Day-  Rubber Necker...
7 (12%)
2 Folks per Day- Pinto wanna bees
10 (18%)
3 Folks Per Day- 'I had one back in the Day'- Folks
18 (33%)
4 or more Folks per Day- 'Thumbs Up'
17 (31%)
None... :(
2 (3%)
Total Members Voted: 50

What is your favorite Pinto Model?
28 (25%)
29 (26%)
48 (43%)
BobCat- Any Flavor
6 (5%)
Total Members Voted: 99

Of the Pinto owners who visit our site, Do you attend Car shows, Crusis or Local meets?
Yes, and I bring my Pinto
36 (66%)
Yes, but the Pinto stay's at home
5 (9%)
Yes, but only Pinto events with or without my Pinto
2 (3%)
No, infrequently I may go to a few in a couple of years.
11 (20%)
No, Never gone to one, Not intrested.
0 (0%)
Total Members Voted: 51

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