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My 77 Ford Pinto
« on: February 08, 2017, 08:23:30 PM »
I just bought this 77 Pinto, 4speed manual with a 2.3 kind of on a whim and also for nostalgia purposes. I'm a simple guy who wanted a classic car without the outrageous price tag of a muscle car. I'm still debating on keeping it all original or turn it into a sleeper. With that said I'm looking for some good resources for parts. She runs and drives, but needs some little things here and there.

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Re: My 77 Ford Pinto
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2017, 08:28:49 PM »
Tell what u need.  Lots of help here.  You have a good start of a great car.

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Re: My 77 Ford Pinto
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2017, 08:47:40 PM »
Right off the bat I'm looking for weather stripping for the doors. In addition to a passenger side floor board and the bottom of the battery box/cavity. Although I may use sheet metal to fix the floor board and battery box if i can't find them.

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Re: My 77 Ford Pinto
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2017, 10:04:19 PM »
You can check e-bay for the door seal , about a 100 bucks a set , if it's the very front of the floor pan you can use the mustang II patch panel , had to do my driver side and word well,  but pull back the carpet and check and see if the windshield gasket might be leaking , common problem when the seal dries out and cracks , good news is you can still get them ,
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Re: My 77 Ford Pinto
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2017, 08:04:50 PM »
You can check e-bay for the door seal , about a 100 bucks a set , if it's the very front of the floor pan you can use the mustang II patch panel , had to do my driver side and word well,  but pull back the carpet and check and see if the windshield gasket might be leaking , common problem when the seal dries out and cracks , good news is you can still get them ,

Thank you! I was curious as to what parts are interchangeabl e with the pinto. I was thinking the Mustang II, but I didn't want to spend money until I knew for sure.

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Re: My 77 Ford Pinto
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2017, 06:34:34 AM »
Nice car..
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Re: My 77 Ford Pinto
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2017, 09:10:59 AM »
Looks Good , the body looks streight , its worth putting some TLC into the car , best thing is to get a carport for it or keep it inside .
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