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Offline hotrodpintolover71-72-73

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grille for '73
« on: February 09, 2017, 01:38:55 AM »
Hi. Do ALL the early/first Pinto grilles fit and bolt up exactly the same, all those first ones that look alike? These are my favorites, but I ask because I need to know if they all fit a '73 Pinto. What years, all those? Do any of those first grills that look alike not fit a '73?   Thank you. Bill
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Re: grille for '73
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2017, 05:29:41 AM »
I have not checked but the link below seems to imply the 71-73 grilles are the same.
http://www.fordpinto.com/general-help/two-types-of-early-grill-74-75-grill/msg55105/#msg55105
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Re: grille for '73
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2017, 03:53:31 PM »
71/73 Pinto grill(looks like a 74) on ford pinto nos on E-Gay. New for $250.
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Re: grille for '73
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2017, 04:24:45 PM »
The differences between the 71-73 and the 74-75 is due to the hood latch.  71-73 use an external latch to release the hood where the 74-75, the hood release is via cable from the inside of the car.
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