25 Guests, 1 User
hobbit1games
 

pintosopher

Today at 06:44:50 PM
Orthopedic beliefs, soiled undergarment briefs, entitlement griefs... it's a circular paradox for thiefs :D ;) ;) ;)
 

pintosopher

September 23, 2017, 01:03:36 PM
There'll Beano Fumes from that Fall Chili, unless you forget.. :o
 

pintosopher

September 22, 2017, 04:58:00 AM
Of course you have somewhere to be, Saddle up that horse, and spur the flanks a bit, She'll run like the wind :)
 

pintosopher

September 20, 2017, 10:40:03 AM
U know what day it is, Downshift and pull that grade ;)
 

pintosopher

September 19, 2017, 07:11:53 AM
The world is held together with Faith, and Fasteners, Use rivets only when necessary.  ;)
 

pintosopher

September 15, 2017, 07:03:40 AM
Ford Performance website has segment on Pinto Stampede from this year! :D
 

pintosopher

September 14, 2017, 09:13:35 AM
Unbridled Tweets are like Flatulence in a crowded elevator. The consequences seem to affect everyone that took the ride ;)
 

pintosopher

September 11, 2017, 06:56:25 AM
9/11... Never Forget, Stand tall, Ever Vigilant
 

pintosopher

September 10, 2017, 08:08:34 AM
The Vortex's of Meteorology have set foot amongst us. Be sure to show compassion for those in the maelstrom, we are the "village"

dga57

September 09, 2017, 12:10:39 AM
Hi Avelars!  I can't find the particular post you mentioned, and I'm not quite sure what information you are seeking.  Either a junkyard or ebay are probably your best bet for something like a license plate bracket.

Avelars

September 08, 2017, 09:17:08 PM
Hello everyone.  Seen a post on here from several years ago.  This was regarding brackets of some sort that was purchase at auto zone for a front licence plate.  Any ideas

dga57

September 08, 2017, 03:01:41 PM
Missed you, Dick.  Glad you're back!  Enjoy the new computer!!! :)

Classifieds

parts needed
Date: 02/20/2017 07:58 am
Rear brake shoes

Date: 01/23/2017 05:01 pm
1978 RUNABOUT

Date: 04/01/2017 03:18 pm
I have a 1977 Cobra body lots of parts here
Date: 04/12/2017 06:57 pm
1980 Pinto for sale

Date: 11/24/2016 06:32 pm
1976 pinto for sale

Date: 01/12/2017 02:08 pm
MISC PINTO PARTS

Date: 08/27/2017 10:23 am
1974 Pinto Drivers door glass and parts

Date: 02/18/2017 05:52 pm
1973 Ford Pinto, Shift linkage for a/t and cross member
Date: 02/25/2017 08:45 pm
Want seals for Pinto wagon "flip out" windows
Date: 08/08/2017 01:44 pm
Looking for license plate bracket, interior parts 72' Runabout
Date: 04/12/2017 08:15 am
72 pinto drag car

Date: 07/08/2017 08:53 pm

Author Topic: My 71 Pro Street Pinto  (Read 7808 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline cfb289

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 26
  • FeedBack: +0/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Another Pinto Driver

  • Total Badges: 4
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Tenth year Anniversary Fifth year Anniversary
My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« on: September 28, 2005, 12:25:38 PM »
The car is a 1971 large window hatchback which I have owned for almost 20 years. It is finally nearing completion.  All major fabrication is now done, and the car is currently at a body shop getting painted.  Here are a few pictures I took of the fabrication over the last year.
71 Pinto, 562 CuIn Boss 429, EFI, TH400, 9 Inch rear with 4.11 Detroit Locker

Offline 78pinto

  • Chief Moderator-Retired
  • PCCA VIP
  • Pinto Master
  • ***
  • Posts: 1918
  • FeedBack: +96/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Twin Turbocharged
    • The Red Rocket

  • Total Badges: 7
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Poll Voter 1000 Posts Webmaster Tenth year Anniversary Fifth year Anniversary
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2005, 02:19:16 PM »
Great! Another EFI V8 ....and it's even a 408!  SWWWEEEEEEET
** Jeff (78Pinto) is Missing from us but will always be a part of our community- We miss you Jeff **

Offline turbopinto72

  • Master Mechanic
  • Administrator
  • Pinto Sr. Master
  • ******
  • Posts: 3057
  • FeedBack: +165/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Your never to old to go fast.
    • Brads Pintos and Pangras

  • Total Badges: 10
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Poll Voter Mobile User Photographer Windows User 1000 Posts Webmaster Tenth year Anniversary Fifth year Anniversary
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2005, 03:12:07 PM »
Yeah, Jeff and it looks like it may even be SHINEY........ ... :police:
Brad F
1972, 2.5 Turbo Pinto
1972, Pangra
1973, Pangra
1971, 289 Pinto

Glassman

  • Guest
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2005, 06:57:57 PM »
Looking good! What color scheme are you going to have?

Offline cfb289

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 26
  • FeedBack: +0/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Another Pinto Driver

  • Total Badges: 4
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Tenth year Anniversary Fifth year Anniversary
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2005, 07:32:12 PM »
Thanks, everyone, for the kind remarks.  The car is going to be painted 05 Mustang Windveil Blue Metallic.  Current plans call for ghost flames done in clear pearl, with the edges of the flames frosted in either white or silver pearl.  The flame scheme is still kinda up in the air.  Once the shop gets the base color down, I'm going to work with them on a test piece to get the right look.  If my current idea doesn't turn out the way I imagine it, then we'll change it to something else.
71 Pinto, 562 CuIn Boss 429, EFI, TH400, 9 Inch rear with 4.11 Detroit Locker

Offline gpinto2

  • PCCA Founder
  • PCCA Management Board
  • Pinto Sr. Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 257
  • FeedBack: +16/-0
  • Gender: Male

  • Total Badges: 6
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Poll Voter Tenth year Anniversary Fifth year Anniversary Photographer
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2005, 08:13:06 PM »
looks like a super nasty (good) little Pinto is on the way!!!!!!!!!!!
1972 Pinto 410,C-4

71hotrodpinto

  • Guest
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2005, 09:01:29 PM »
OK now I'm super jealous!!  >:(
 Just kidding :D Man that looks Awesome!!
I spose that you have room for EFI + twin turbos ??? I don't know of a V8 pinto yet that does. If you got it to hook with about 850hp Imagine the et's!!
Still no matter what, its Superb.
Robert

Offline 78pinto

  • Chief Moderator-Retired
  • PCCA VIP
  • Pinto Master
  • ***
  • Posts: 1918
  • FeedBack: +96/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Twin Turbocharged
    • The Red Rocket

  • Total Badges: 7
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Poll Voter 1000 Posts Webmaster Tenth year Anniversary Fifth year Anniversary
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2005, 05:22:33 PM »

I spose that you have room for EFI + twin turbos ??? I don't know of a V8 pinto yet that does. If you got it to hook with about 850hp Imagine the et's!!
Still no matter what, its Superb.
Robert

I'm gathering the parts now for next winter, 351 twin turbo coming right up! ;D
** Jeff (78Pinto) is Missing from us but will always be a part of our community- We miss you Jeff **

71hotrodpinto

  • Guest
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2005, 08:30:54 PM »

I spose that you have room for EFI + twin turbos ??? I don't know of a V8 pinto yet that does. If you got it to hook with about 850hp Imagine the et's!!
Still no matter what, its Superb.
Robert

I'm gathering the parts now for next winter, 351 twin turbo coming right up! ;D

Mmmm tasty :P Cant wait to read about it!
  Also cant wait to see the paint scheme on your pinto cfb289 !! I always wanted ghost flames. My thought was a Bright Orange with a subtle ghost flames of a darker or lighter orange. Just enough that you could see it but not Scream at you.  LOL!
Anyways good luck with your project!
 Robert


Offline High_Horse

  • Pinto Master
  • *****
  • Posts: 1124
  • FeedBack: +26/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Always thinking outside of the box.

  • Total Badges: 6
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Poll Voter Tenth year Anniversary 1000 Posts Fifth year Anniversary
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2005, 01:59:33 AM »
Absolutly AWSOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Started with a Bobcat wagon. Then a Cruising wagon. Now a Chocolate brown 77 wagon. I will enjoy this car for a long time. I'm in. High_Horse

Offline cfb289

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 26
  • FeedBack: +0/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Another Pinto Driver

  • Total Badges: 4
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Tenth year Anniversary Fifth year Anniversary
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2005, 06:51:18 PM »
Again I would like to thank everyone for the positive comments. 

To Robert: Yes twin turbos would fit, but are not likely any time soon.  The 408 that is going in the car has to much compression, at 12.6:1, for a boosted application.  Jeff can be the first one with a twin turbo V8 Pinto.  Maybe in a couple of years I'll consider building another engine, and going the forced induction route.  Although I would probably lean toward putting a centrifugal supercharger on it, instead of turbos.  Attached is a picture which shows how much room there is between the radiator and the water pump.

To Jeff:  I too, hope that you will post pictures of your twin turbo build.  Out of curiosity what are you running for an ECU on your EFI setup?

Craig
71 Pinto, 562 CuIn Boss 429, EFI, TH400, 9 Inch rear with 4.11 Detroit Locker

Offline econoaddict

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 37
  • FeedBack: +0/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Future honda slayer
    • Backyardpinto

  • Total Badges: 6
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Poll Voter Webmaster Tenth year Anniversary Fifth year Anniversary
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #11 on: September 30, 2005, 08:48:46 PM »
Very sweet ride cfb289. Gonna be very sharp when the paints done.


71hotrodpinto, I just picked up paint for mine today........BRIGHT Orange ;D and was honestly thinking of the same flame idea you posted.   Great minds think alike   :)
'75 pinto very soon to have
302, C4, maverick rear

Offline 78pinto

  • Chief Moderator-Retired
  • PCCA VIP
  • Pinto Master
  • ***
  • Posts: 1918
  • FeedBack: +96/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Twin Turbocharged
    • The Red Rocket

  • Total Badges: 7
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Poll Voter 1000 Posts Webmaster Tenth year Anniversary Fifth year Anniversary
Re: My 71 Pro Street Pinto
« Reply #12 on: September 30, 2005, 11:13:26 PM »


To Jeff:  I too, hope that you will post pictures of your twin turbo build.  Out of curiosity what are you running for an ECU on your EFI setup?

Craig

I'll post them when i start going at it for sure. I'm using a A9L EEC IV from a '89 Mustang GT with 5 speed trans and mass air.
** Jeff (78Pinto) is Missing from us but will always be a part of our community- We miss you Jeff **