1973 Ford Torino User Reviews

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    1973 Ford Torino Review
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    115

    I Seen It And Wouldnt Leave Till It Was Mine Need I Say More — it brought back memories of when i was young liked the ford sports cars and this was a great example of a duel purpose ride drives great just floats on the road steering is tight and really responsive lots of brakes as well as go just a few more ponys and it would be a blast

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

    Pros: looks great nice lines for an old girlruns perfect could use a bit more power

    Cons: not sure if i like sitting so low im a truck man

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    $15,000.00 Until I Get The Paint Done Again Anyhow. — Performance - this has a 351 Windsor, c4 with a shift kit. It is going to perform much better this year because I am totally rebuilding the entire drive train. Build Quality - This car is built to last, nice thick body sheet metal, and a full frame similar to that of a truck. Appearance - This is the best quality of the car, it is a fast back with straight lines, it is meant to look like it is going fast even when it is parked, and it does. Cost of ownership - The mileage is surprisingly good, it is easier on gas than our 2002 Dodge Caravan, and it does need some new gauges simply because it is a 35 year old car, but it doesn't require any regular repairs or maintenance. Fun Factor - Oh it is fun, when people turn their heads to admire your car everywhere you drive and when you step on it and the rear wheels try to pass the front ones, which is what it is going to run like this summer, not so much last summer.

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

    Pros: It is a 1973 Ford Gran Torino and there is only one other car like it in the province that I live in.

    Cons: NONE

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    Greta — Actually, She is a 1973 Grant Torino. 351 Cleveland 2 Barrel, 3 speed automatic. She is great for cruzing with my friends. The gas mileage could be better, but hey it's 1973 technology. The engine sounds good but with the transmission and rear end I can't burn any rubber.

    Pros: Somewhat rare

    Cons: Gas Mileage

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    1973 Ford Grand Torino Sport — Another car I loved. My second car. My Mom bought it for me off of my friend. It had a 400 Ford engine. Looked a lot " Starsky and Hutch" at the front but way different at the back. Because it was a "Sport" the back was sloped down and lloked cool. Totally different lloking tail lights etc, from the regular Torino. Automatic transmission on the floor. I loved the extras that Ford put in them, like courtesy lights in the backseat area, etc. Mine was red with a really cool metalic stripe down the side. Until I smacked it up, and rebuilt it. I didn't have money for paint. My Mom liked the beige colour of my bic lighter, and paid for that colour paint job. Gimme a break, I was young.

    Pros: Looked great. Floated, it wsa a nice ride.

    Cons: Sucked gas and had little enginbe "punch." Made alot of noise before it actually kicked in.

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    Big And Red — 351 Cleveland V*, Red on the outside and black on the inside. I remember the only option it had - AM Radio. This card would not die. I ended up driving it in the 80's. It was *huge*. In my memory it was about 8 feet wide and 25 feet long, but I am sure it wasn't...

    Pros: Durable.

    Cons: Durable.

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    Friends Call It "the Car" — I loved the blue paint and the red, orange and yellow striped seats. Everyone that came up to the car would say, those seats are so cool! I would really like to get another one and restore it, paint it blue with the 351C enigine chromed out.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fast and had the best Emron paint job. I never had to wax it!

    Cons: Gas mileage was bad but only cost $20 to fill up. (Gas was $1.09)

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    1976 Ford Torino Reviews

    It's Quick With A Few Bolt Ons And Very Reliable.it's A Head Turner And Rare . By migration_ftac

    When I bought this vehicle in 1999 I did a few improvements to the engine and interior.It is now to my liking and a headturner.It is a show car and fully original except for paint, wheels and sport bu... Read More

    You Always Love Your First Car By Payton

    The best thing about this car was the 351 Windsor Engine and the set of glass-packs I put on it. It drove like a boat, but a gorgeous sounding boat. It was a great party barge as I could fit a bu... Read More

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    Not Bad Just Not For Us. By Tracy

    Didn't have it for very long. Gas prices were skyrocketing and we were a young family. 400 engine and a smooth ride. Just more car then we needed. Oddly, it was only a 6 passenger car with storage... Read More

    A Solid Classic Muscle Car. Great For Starsky And Hutch Replicas. By Kenneth

    The Torino is a classic 70s muscle car. It is big and heavy with a V8 and looks awesome. It has decent acceleration, terrible cornering, and manual brakes that lock up easily. It is terrible in the ... Read More

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    The Car Is Perfect For Anyone Looking For A Car With Good Looks And A Cheap Price Tag. By KWags

    The only real negative is a lack of parts for the car. They just don't re-pop parts for 1972 Gran Torinos. the mechanics are no problem but finding trim or body pieces is a Herculean task in and of it... Read More

    This Is My First Car And It Was A Good Choice. By The_rok72

    I like how it was a tank of a car, yet it was still agile and quite fast. Plus the seats are very roomy and comfortable so I can fit fifteen of my closest friends in there if I had to. Read More

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    It's Part Of The Family By ctct01x

    Fun car I've had since 1976. The car goes pretty well with a 351C 4V and a hurst shifter. Stopping is reasonable for the times with large drum brakes. The car holds 5 adults in it with no problem , pr... Read More

    Great Ford By Todd

    It was my first Performance Car. It was loved by all. A Great Car & got me to work. She was Red with a Black Vinyl Top. Black cloth interior. Automatic transmission. But it had it's Moment. It did not... Read More

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    Rusted To Hell, But Great First Muscle Car. By Justin

    Really liked the look and sound and size. Didn't like the rust and gears out back. Got really sketchy on the highway if you went too quick. It would start to sway and get really twitchy (later my dad ... Read More

    Has Beautiful Lines, Solid Drive Train But Long Way To Go On Body/interior By new2muscle

    The overall impact of the shape of the car and the sheer power of the 351 bring lots of satisfaction. Finishing the bodywork and redoing the interior will do even more. Thinking about painting her a "... Read More

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