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disc brakes standard?
« on: July 10, 2012, 03:11:11 PM »
Curious when disc brakes became standard on Pinto's (I do believe in later years they were standard but correct me if I'm wrong).  If I'm not mistaken it was in '74?  I'm starting to realize how special our wagon really is.  Grandfather ordered it from the factory with P/S, Power disc brakes, and A/C to boot.  I wonder how many cars were produced with all those options?

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Re: disc brakes standard?
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2012, 07:31:06 PM »
My '73 has non-power drums all around & my '74 was disc. I don't think I've ever seen a '74-up drum brake referenced ever.
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Re: disc brakes standard?
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2012, 02:29:32 AM »
My 73'  wagon came from factory with non-power front disc ,with drum rear .
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Re: disc brakes standard?
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2012, 07:59:52 AM »
Standard from day one on the Wagon's, option on the others atleast till 74, (I only know about small bumper Pinto's)
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