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Offline James Meter

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Front Bumper Issues. (Stinkin Deer)
« on: September 22, 2012, 10:01:26 PM »
Here goes.. I have a '75 Runabout with a bent as hell front clip [damned deer] >:(
After totaling up the prices for a new fender & hood I've decided that I want to use a '71-'73 style front end..can I simply repair the damage done and mount up a slimmer bumper, or does that require fender and/or mounting equipment changes?

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Re: Front Bumper Issues. (Stinkin Deer)
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2012, 03:14:00 AM »
member Joe Ecobar has done this on his '74.  he laid it all out in a series of posts that is very easy to follow.  run a search and check it out.
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Re: Front Bumper Issues. (Stinkin Deer)
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2012, 06:08:58 PM »
Thank ya.
Bought my Pinto in '12, last tagged in '97. Had it on the road (thanks to a $20) spring '14. Tima to tear it apart, fix it correctly this time....and play with the drive train. Got a totally free & complete drive train-engine, 5 speed, drive shaft, and computer!

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Re: Front Bumper Issues. (Stinkin Deer)
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2012, 11:21:27 PM »
Couldn't seem to locate the fellow, any idea of this screen name?
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Re: Front Bumper Issues. (Stinkin Deer)
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2012, 03:14:32 AM »
Couldn't seem to locate the fellow, any idea of this screen name?

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Re: Front Bumper Issues. (Stinkin Deer)
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2012, 12:06:51 AM »
Thank ya, found the fella, and shot em an e-mail.
Bought my Pinto in '12, last tagged in '97. Had it on the road (thanks to a $20) spring '14. Tima to tear it apart, fix it correctly this time....and play with the drive train. Got a totally free & complete drive train-engine, 5 speed, drive shaft, and computer!