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Offline chriss

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1971 Pinto 2000cc engine rebuild
« on: November 09, 2015, 09:23:19 PM »
Hi all. I have a '71 Pinto 2000, that I just pulled the motor out for rebuild, i  would like a little more power out of it, but nothing to radical, it's a C4 auto . can anyone suggest some ideas?
1971 Pinto sedan 2000cc      1969 Plymouth Satellite 4dr slant 6  69k miles      1980 Olds 442  1 of 886.     1992  Mustang LX 5.0 convertible, 1987 Camaro convertible 1 of 263. 1995 Z28 convertible 21k original owner . 2008 Silverado. 2016  Camry  s/e

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Re: 1971 Pinto 2000cc engine rebuild
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2015, 02:19:04 PM »
Chriss, a lot of information can be found in the recent post "Daugthers project 72" http://www.fordpinto.com/index.php?topic=26564.0, and much more can be found by using the search function when logged in.
http://www.burtonpower.com/tuning-guides/tuning-guide-pages/ford-sohc-pinto-tuning-guide.html will give you pretty detailed information on tuning the Pinto 2.0 engine in stages.
It' a little outdated because they don't talk about fuel injection, which is also possible.
It doesn't mention the American Pinto car anywhere but your engine is the same. It's the German built 2.0 SOHC.
They state that all Pinto (2.0) engines are rear-bowl sump but that's wrong, all Pinto car 2.0 engines are front-bowl sump.
 

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Re: 1971 Pinto 2000cc engine rebuild
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2015, 03:47:03 PM »
Thanks for the info, i'll check it out..........
1971 Pinto sedan 2000cc      1969 Plymouth Satellite 4dr slant 6  69k miles      1980 Olds 442  1 of 886.     1992  Mustang LX 5.0 convertible, 1987 Camaro convertible 1 of 263. 1995 Z28 convertible 21k original owner . 2008 Silverado. 2016  Camry  s/e