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Anyone tried ILoveBodyKits.com
« on: July 27, 2014, 08:32:25 PM »
While searching for a used hood for my 1973 Runabout, I found all sorts of carbon fiber and carbon/fiberglass hoods at www.ILoveBodyK its.com. Has anyone tried these? I am curious if they use original Pinto hinge and latch hardware, something the website does not say.


In addition to all sorts of custom scoop styles, OEM look is on available. A good thing is they would lighten my car as well!
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Re: Anyone tried ILoveBodyKits.com
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2014, 11:57:14 PM »
Hmm, I am not seeing anything for a Pinto there other than very expensive air filters and front shocks.
Do you have a link for Pinto body stuff on that site?
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Re: Anyone tried ILoveBodyKits.com
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2014, 07:47:53 AM »
Don't see anything for older vehicles?????.. :-\
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Re: Anyone tried ILoveBodyKits.com
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2014, 09:19:34 PM »
Hmm, I am not seeing anything for a Pinto there other than very expensive air filters and front shocks.
Do you have a link for Pinto body stuff on that site?
Russ

Did a web search on "1973 Pinto Hoods" and one of their pages come up with hoods. But when you search within the site, they don't come out. Maybe an outdated page?
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Re: Anyone tried ILoveBodyKits.com
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2014, 09:24:04 PM »
Did a web search on "1973 Pinto Hoods" and one of their pages come up with hoods. But when you search within the site, they don't come out. Maybe an outdated page?

http://www.ilovebodykits.com/category/102/Ford-_Pinto-_1973/Carbon-Fiber-Hoods-Custom.html
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Re: Anyone tried ILoveBodyKits.com
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2014, 10:33:28 PM »
There aren't any PINTO hoods on that page. It's all hood scoops, and only a couple of "universal" ones that "might" fit, most of them are car model specific if you read the full description.
They are using a Craigslist lousy seller trick by putting all sorts of car makes and models on their page so when people search for Pinto their pages show up, even though there is nothing there for a Pinto. Sellers on Ebay do the same thing, it is amazing how many V8 specific parts like intakes, headers, valve covers, etc will fit a 2.3l engine according to them.
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Re: Anyone tried ILoveBodyKits.com
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2014, 10:38:17 PM »
Here is one place that actually sells Pinto fiberglass parts.
I have never been a customer of theirs, so I can't say if they are good or bad.
http://www.showcars-bodyparts.com/pinto.html
and another
http://www.vfnfiberglass.com/site.htm
and a third
http://www.artfiberglass.com/auto/pinto.html
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