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1973 Ford PintoReview
Rod writes:
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Fun Car To Play With. — I liked the little pinto , I feel like it would be better if the same body had been a big V8. The four cylinder 4 speed car was still a good car it rarely let us down, and the maintenance was usually simple and inexpensive.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Small easy on the Gas pumps.

Cons: Small not much room

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1973 Ford PintoReview
Jake writes:

Awsome — fast has a roll cage aluminum interior its really my cousins but i drive it more than he does it has a 429 big block a 9 inch rear end and lowered 2 inches has drag slicks and front drag tirs

Pros: fun and fast

Cons: if it isnt kept good it will rust

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1973 Ford PintoReview
Steve writes:

'73 Ford Pinto — The explodo-mobile! Known to burst into flames with a rear impact at almost any speed. The recall involved a big piece of plastic between the rear axle and the gas tank, new straps for the tank, a new filler neck, and a big ring around the gas cap to try and grab onto some metal that hadn't rusted through. The 2.0L engine was a sweet little thing that was a joy to tune. Another great car to learn how to work on cars. Bought it for $200, drove it for four years, and sold it for $200.

Pros: Cheap, easy to work on.

Cons: Explosions

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1978 Ford Pinto Reviews

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1977 Ford Pinto Reviews

This Car Draws Lots Of Attention At Ford And Mustang Shows And Is Always The Only One There By Gary

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1976 Ford Pinto Reviews

Lot Of Miles And Value For The Price I Paid, A Real Work-horse! By Black_E5c4p3

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