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Offline John Turner

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« on: December 26, 2011, 01:48:32 PM »
I recently purchased a 1 owner, 1972 Pinto Wagon. (Came with all receipts, original bill of sale, etc.)  It was a summer car on Martha's Vineyard. 58000 non highway, slow miles.  It was well serviced, stored on blocks in the winter up till 2 years ago when it was put outside under some trees when the owner died.   It is far from perfect; runs rough, needs reupholstering, carpets, padded dash, it has a real sloppy repaint job, needs a grill, rust in doors and up on top where the roof rack was screwed on.  I have never restored a car but I am going to try.  Carb. and emissions control has me baffled.  (Plumbers nightmare.) fuses all ok but radio, dashlights, and windshield washers don't work.  Heater contols siezed.  (I am getting way ahead of myself.)

I have located some parts thru an online salvage yard (pricey).  I NEED a comprehensive, all inclusive service manual that includes exploded views, wiring schematics, plumbing schematics, etc.  I look forward to hearing from you all.  Happy Holidays.  JT

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Re: New Pinto Owner
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2011, 03:16:36 PM »
before you go spending a gazillion dollars on parts from a salvage yard that thinks they have you by the nads..... talk to fred here first......he most likely has everything you need.... at reasonable prices too......
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Re: New Pinto Owner
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2012, 02:53:59 PM »
look for  a haynes manule  for what you described try amazon or ebay for best prices
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