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Possible newbie looking at a Pinto to buy......
« on: January 13, 2016, 11:51:10 AM »
Hello. I am looking at a Pinto to possibly buy. It is a 1-owner '72 Runabout in very good shape overall, but needing some attention, especially interior.

Are parts available? Is there any Pinto aftermarket suppliers? I haven't found too much in looking around. Thank you.

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Re: Possible newbie looking at a Pinto to buy......
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2016, 12:27:04 AM »
It all depends on what you need and what you're trying to do.  As far as aftermarket interior parts, you can usually find window cranks, door handles, carpet, and dash covers on eBay.  There is also a company that offers just about all the upholstery materials with which to have your seats done.  Other than that, if you're staying with a stock look, you pretty much have to source used parts, but there are vendors who are quite good at that.  If you're into customization, there are more choices.  You might try looking at eBay under Ford Pinto NOS, where you'll find a decent selection of things.  Hope this helps.  Good luck!


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« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2016, 10:49:20 AM »
Thank you for the reply. I would be most interested in the name of the interior supplier. It is such a nice car otherwise, and so seldom seen, that I'm leaning on keeping it stock (ish). Thanks

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Re: Possible newbie looking at a Pinto to buy......
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2016, 01:33:32 AM »
I think your best bet is going to be smsautofabrics .com which is located in Oregon.  Check them out!


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