Current Classifieds

Need 77 or 78 Cruising Wagon Speedometer Tachometer Assembly
Date: 06/24/2020 06:12 am
1974 Ford Pinto Squire Wagon

Date: 05/30/2020 01:51 pm
71-71 speedo cable
Date: 07/31/2021 09:04 pm
1971 yellow Pinto hatchback with limited edition chrome strips on rear door, 1600 cc engine

Date: 02/26/2017 03:22 pm
cam pulley
Date: 05/30/2018 04:56 pm
1971-1975 Pinto
Date: 01/09/2017 04:14 pm
75 wagon need parts
Date: 05/28/2020 05:19 pm
hubcaps

Date: 10/31/2018 12:04 pm
Bumpers
Date: 07/06/2018 04:47 pm
wanted a 1979 Pinto or Bobcat front valance
Date: 03/17/2019 10:15 pm
WANTED: Skinny Rear Bumper w/o guards for '71 or '72 Pinto Coupe
Date: 04/24/2018 11:45 am
Drivers side door panel Orange
Date: 05/22/2018 02:27 pm

Author Topic: Few questions for a '72 2.0  (Read 2410 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline 1oldtimer

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 42
  • FeedBack: +61/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Another Pinto Motor

  • Total Badges: 5
    Badges: (View All)
    Fifth year Anniversary Topic Starter Signature Mobile User Windows User
Few questions for a '72 2.0
« on: July 29, 2012, 11:10:45 PM »
What is everyone using for a timing belt tensioner, I can't find one in the books. Also any good books on performance or rebuilding of these. Lastly anyone have a good used thermostat housing?

Thanks,
Dan
'72 2.0 in a '28 Ford.

Offline 1oldtimer

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 42
  • FeedBack: +61/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Another Pinto Motor

  • Total Badges: 5
    Badges: (View All)
    Fifth year Anniversary Topic Starter Signature Mobile User Windows User
Re: Few questions for a '72 2.0
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2012, 12:22:07 AM »
O.k did some more looking around and Melling still shows a part number for the tensioner and places like jegs/summit and others still list the number.

It's a Melling BT10 and seems to be around $30-$35
'72 2.0 in a '28 Ford.

Offline 1oldtimer

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 42
  • FeedBack: +61/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Another Pinto Motor

  • Total Badges: 5
    Badges: (View All)
    Fifth year Anniversary Topic Starter Signature Mobile User Windows User
Re: Few questions for a '72 2.0
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2012, 12:11:04 AM »
Ok I bought the 2 BT10 the parts store had. I just looked at them and they're stamped "ford" the the wheel   :)
'72 2.0 in a '28 Ford.

Offline turbopinto72

  • Master Mechanic
  • Administrator
  • Pinto Sr. Master
  • ******
  • Posts: 3060
  • FeedBack: +169/-1
  • 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: Few questions for a '72 2.0
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2012, 01:04:30 PM »
Glad you found what you were looking for.
I think Fred might have a Tstat housing ???
I think there is a book on hot rodding pintos, Might want to look on ebay for that.
Brad F
1972, 2.5 Turbo Pinto
1972, Pangra
1973, Pangra
1971, 289 Pinto

Offline 1oldtimer

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 42
  • FeedBack: +61/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Another Pinto Motor

  • Total Badges: 5
    Badges: (View All)
    Fifth year Anniversary Topic Starter Signature Mobile User Windows User
Re: Few questions for a '72 2.0
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2012, 02:08:20 PM »
Thanks I'll check into the tstat housing, does Fred have a different screen name?.

I read a few other posts (recent to a few years ago) asking about the belt tensioner also, so I though I would post my findings in case it helped anyone else.
'72 2.0 in a '28 Ford.

Offline turbopinto72

  • Master Mechanic
  • Administrator
  • Pinto Sr. Master
  • ******
  • Posts: 3060
  • FeedBack: +169/-1
  • 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: Few questions for a '72 2.0
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2012, 03:06:43 PM »
Fred Morgan,
 
fredmorgan@fordpinto.com
 
Or you can PM him.
Brad F
1972, 2.5 Turbo Pinto
1972, Pangra
1973, Pangra
1971, 289 Pinto