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Pinto for only $1,500
« on: May 10, 2014, 04:39:54 PM »
This one, at $1,500 looks pretty good! Rebuilt engine, so it's gonna go quick I think.



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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2014, 04:50:19 PM »
Sitting weird.
Front high / back low ?

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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2014, 08:09:34 PM »
Front high from the looks of it???..

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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2014, 08:17:44 PM »
Ford leaf springs, but of course LOL

Air Shocks or new leafs would fix it...
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2014, 09:34:52 PM »
No, no, back is good need to drop the front. :D
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2014, 04:00:42 PM »
No, no, back is good need to drop the front. :D

LOL, I'm so tempted to buy it. Someone is paying for the Ghia when they get their return. I want a Pinto with some pep though.
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2014, 06:53:02 PM »
LOL, I'm so tempted to buy it. Someone is paying for the Ghia when they get their return. I want a Pinto with some pep though.
Well just buy it, put a turbo on it you'll have all the pep you want, LOL..
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2014, 09:43:59 PM »
Well just buy it, put a turbo on it you'll have all the pep you want, LOL..

Nah, I'm going to find one how I want it so I don't have to do anything to it. But not certain, would be nice to fit the bike in the garage LOL
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2014, 07:35:03 AM »
would be nice to fit the bike in the garage LOL
Bike always goes in the garage.. :D
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2014, 10:44:33 AM »
Bike always goes in the garage.. :D

LOL, no room in mine right now. Almost bike weather!!!
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2014, 07:33:51 AM »
Almost bike weather!!!
Yep, finally starting to warm up a bit.  8) 8)
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2014, 09:30:02 AM »
Yep, finally starting to warm up a bit.  8) 8)

Gonna be 86 here on Thursday. Summer weather here already. Means lots of 100 degree days coming :)
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2014, 09:44:07 AM »
Gonna be 86 here on Thursday. Summer weather here already. Means lots of 100 degree days coming :)
The guessers are saying 104* and dry for the weekend here, yeahhh bring it on...
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2014, 12:13:15 PM »
The guessers are saying 104* and dry for the weekend here, yeahhh bring it on...

Yeah, I like the heat :) 

Going to look at that Pinto on Saturday ;-)

I gotta sell my Mustang II Ghia Sport Coupe though :(
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2014, 12:18:59 PM »
I gotta sell my Mustang II Ghia Sport Coupe though :(
Good luck.. :D
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2014, 03:16:52 PM »
Good luck.. :D

Well, I sold it but he's waiting on his tax return and left a small deposit. I'm waiting on that now. But this one is rebuilt. And if you look in the 2nd picture on this post, that's the car he races - a 1985 Ford Thunderbird without the turbo.

Pretty cool!!! Can't wait to see it. But not in a rush and he said he would take 1200 :)

Oh, that's the original paint on it :D
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2014, 03:27:26 PM »
Don't sound like a bad deal.
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2014, 07:41:53 PM »
Don't sound like a bad deal.

Yeah. Needs and interior and interior parts. I dunno, we'll see... I still need to get that Ghia out of here and waiting...
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2014, 10:22:54 PM »
Well, I know you want another wagon anyhow maybe one will pop up by the time you sell the Ghia, LOL..
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #19 on: May 14, 2014, 05:51:14 AM »
Well, I know you want another wagon anyhow maybe one will pop up by the time you sell the Ghia, LOL..

I dunno, this may work :)  I would like a Bobcat actually. This one is nice though. Or one that looks like this one:

http://twinfalls.craigslist.org/cto/4431854807.html

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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #20 on: May 14, 2014, 07:17:22 AM »
I dunno, this may work :)  I would like a Bobcat actually. This one is nice though. Or one that looks like this one:

http://twinfalls.craigslist.org/cto/4431854807.html


Yes it does seem like a nice one, it has the big ugly bumpers though.. :D
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #21 on: May 14, 2014, 09:32:25 AM »
You know, the bumpers on a bobcat look good though. The car looks good with the big ones really.

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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #22 on: May 14, 2014, 09:52:21 AM »
Matter of taste I guess. ;)
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #23 on: May 14, 2014, 02:19:29 PM »
Matter of taste I guess. ;)

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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #24 on: May 15, 2014, 12:39:21 AM »
I've never minded the big bumpers but that's probably because I bought my first Pinto new and it was a 1974.  At that point, it was one of the few identifying characteristic s that announced to the world that I was driving a new car!  That was important to me, being a 16-year-old... owning a brand new car was a major accomplishment!  Of course, they were essentially added on to the original design due to government safety mandates so I don't think they blended in as well as on the 1979-80 model years when the entire look was updated with the rectangular headlights.  The Pintos and Bobcats from those years would probably look horrible with the small bumpers! 
 
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #25 on: May 15, 2014, 05:27:37 AM »
I've never minded the big bumpers but that's probably because I bought my first Pinto new and it was a 1974.  At that point, it was one of the few identifying characteristic s that announced to the world that I was driving a new car!  That was important to me, being a 16-year-old... owning a brand new car was a major accomplishment!  Of course, they were essentially added on to the original design due to government safety mandates so I don't think they blended in as well as on the 1979-80 model years when the entire look was updated with the rectangular headlights.  The Pintos and Bobcats from those years would probably look horrible with the small bumpers! 
 
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LOL, yeah it's new :) I got a 1974 Mustang II Ghia new. It had the big bumpers but they looked like they were part of the car, so I didn't mind.

And I think you're right, cars were made for bumper like those and designed with them.
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #26 on: May 15, 2014, 07:46:15 AM »
Maybe the big bumpers wouldn't look so bad if they didn't stick out a mile, been thinking about tucking them in on mine..
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #27 on: May 15, 2014, 04:04:45 PM »
Maybe the big bumpers wouldn't look so bad if they didn't stick out a mile, been thinking about tucking them in on mine..

That might look nice :D
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #28 on: May 15, 2014, 04:52:37 PM »
That might look nice :D
It's gotta be better than the way it is now..
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Re: Pinto for only $1,500
« Reply #29 on: May 16, 2014, 05:26:42 AM »
It's gotta be better than the way it is now..

Well, you can go to pencil bumpers. Big bumpers aren't too bad, they are on my Mustangs. But they match the car I guess. They have fiberglass bumpers made that don't go out that much.

Hey, it's your wifes car ;) LOL
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