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Ethan Hamilton

October 17, 2014, 01:26:38 PM


October 15, 2014, 07:21:46 PM
Thanks TIGGER for the info now I no to get 71-78 dash cap for it


October 15, 2014, 05:46:07 PM
ESS cars should have the ralley gauges (tach) so it will have the 71-78 dash pad.  You are going to want to purchase a 71-78 cap for your ESS.


October 13, 2014, 09:41:31 PM
Anybody know where to finda79 pinto essdash cap people says a regular one will fit it wont


October 12, 2014, 09:37:53 PM
So, will not fit my 72 ? Or just a little small, but works ?

Scott Hamilton

October 12, 2014, 01:14:24 PM
Reeves1- You are correct, replacement windshields have the same part number (same replacement PPG part) for all Pintos, BUT, the 71-72 (and maybe the 73?) have a slightly larger windshield that you can't seem to find anywhere unless you find a NOS item. I found out the hard way when I replaced mine...


October 11, 2014, 10:39:16 AM
Used the search....yup, the same.


October 11, 2014, 09:51:53 AM
71 - 78 windshields the same ?


October 11, 2014, 08:04:20 AM
I'll be out cruisin today, mostly in Ocean Springs.


October 10, 2014, 06:30:55 AM


October 10, 2014, 12:52:20 AM
Well it was probably 100ft or more when I saw it leaving cruise central but it looked good from where I was standing


October 09, 2014, 07:37:52 PM
Sorry it was supposed to say trunk

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

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Pinto Car Club of America has been invited to join the Ford Performance Group.

As you know, the Ford Performance Group was key in supporting us with the 40th Anniversary of the Pinto in 2011 even though we were not members. Now it's time for the PCCA to give back and join the bigger Ford Community. This will give our membership discounts on selected purchases though Ford Performance Group and FordShowParts.com, Ford Certificates of Authenticity, Sale of selected performance-related Memorabilia, Apparel and Accessories. We will also be able to post our Official PCCA yearly meets which will be published to 500,000 folks, all Performance group members worldwide. We will be providing the Performance Group with everyone's contact information (email address) so you can get your member benefits and Ford will send you The Ford Performance official Newsletter. I know many of you already have this coming to your inbox but if there are those that wish not to receive this newsletter there is an 'opt out' link where you will be removed from the list. This monthly newsletter will keep us all updated on the cool things, events and member benefits that are ongoing in the overall Ford Enthusiasts Community.

FordPinto.com / PCCA started in 1999 with a simple goal, Assist and bring together other Pinto Enthusiast to build a resource for everyone interested in these cars. Now, after 11 Years and Gaining Ford's approval and blessing for our organization, Ford approving our Logo and Website, Ford assisting us with the success of the 40th anniversary of the Pinto and now to be invited to join the premier Ford Organization- The Ford Performance Group, we are truly blessed as a Community.

Scott Hamilton- Webmaster


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03 Oct 2014 - Cruisin the Coast 2014

It's Cruisin the Coast time and I am actually registered to cruise this year.  Follow me on https://www.facebook.com/ThatBrownPinto.  I'll try to update it as I drive from Dallas, TX to Ocean Springs, MS.  http://www.cruisinthecoast.com/

31 Aug 2014 - 2014 Pinto Picnic Pitch-In Welcoming the Maverick/Comet Club International

Check out our Utube of the show and turn up the music on the speakers of your PC.
Go to the YouTube website and type in:

2014 Pinto Picnic Pitch-In to view.

11 Aug 2014 - Hey

Hey is any of u pinto fans around VA ??????

28 Jul 2014 - Woodward Dream Cruise 2014 (Metro Detroit Area)

The 20th annual Woodward Dream Cruise is coming up on August 16th. Saturday is actually the formal event date, but some of the best actual cruising is on Tuesday to Friday evening prior to the event (on Saturday the street is a parking lot with almost a million spectators). I'll be out every evening the weather allows.

For those who don't know the history of Woodward Avenue, It's the Detroit area landmark that pretty much defined crusing and street racing in the 50's, 60's and early 70's.


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