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Author Topic: My 1974 Pinto Squire  (Read 1367 times)

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My 1974 Pinto Squire
« on: February 01, 2014, 08:54:19 PM »
I bought this last spring, had to trailer it home as it was not running.



Was told that the timing belt had broken, a new one was installed, but not correctly. After aligning the timing marks, the timing belt was reinstalled correctly. It fired right up.The original exhaust is in need of replacement.


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Re: My 1974 Pinto Squire
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2014, 12:07:11 AM »
Kinda interesting to see a squire with no wood grain on the side.

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Re: My 1974 Pinto Squire
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2014, 07:09:43 AM »
Nice ride..
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Re: My 1974 Pinto Squire
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2014, 09:56:53 PM »
At least it still had all of the trim-faded, but undamaged. Started looking for some of the trim clips-have the original Ford parts books on cd.


  Finished up front brakes this weekend, replaced brake hoses, rotors, calipers, and pads.
I will take some more pictures after it's off of the jack stands, and outside!

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Re: My 1974 Pinto Squire
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2014, 10:14:42 PM »
While it was up on jackstands, I decided to remove the oil pan, it's been leaking at the drain plug. It got dented on something, most likely a rock. Had it off in about an hour. It ended up not being repairable, and am prepping a used one I had to install.



I worked at Ford in the 70's, and did the piston scuff recall on the 2.3L in the Pinto's, and Mustang 2's.