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Wow! — I love everything about it, however I have though about dropping a v 6 and auto trans and ditching the 4 cyl and 4 speed. It needs the interior reworked as well as the paint. We are considering painting it lime green and black, however the wife doesnt like that idea. Its very hard to find parts for.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: its a wagon

Cons: needs paint

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Thank Goodness They Don't Make These No More... — All things considered, I did not hate my Ford Pinto...the most worrisome 'feature' was it's dismal acceleration - regardless of which gear I'd be in, I could not get the car to accelerate at interstate speeds. Once you got it up to speed it was ok. Styling was sort of cool, but by 1980, the deep dish round gauges were gone in favor of a boxy square speedometer. The front seats were super comfy, the back seats not so much. I guess it was ok for its time....

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Comfy Front Seats, Smart Styling

Cons: Ginormous steering wheel, ultra-slow to the point of dangerous for highway merging accelration

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I Did Own A Pinto — I needed a car with better fuel mileage from the Granada and it had the 2.3 motor and just needed general repairs and up keep. It was great looking car for a Pinto and was actually a solid car for a Pinto. It was a great car to drive because of being a manual tranny!! I also put some aftermarket wheels and tires on it and few other mods. I also put in a awesome stereo system!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It was just a cool car to drive!!

Cons: Black paint with black interior with no A/C

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The "pinto" — Well, it was Ford powered ;-) but overall a blast to drive. Biggest problem was the I think the new drivers are about the size of horse jockeys so it was a tight fit for big ol' me. Only other complaint was that it was hard to park!

Pros: pretty quick in the turns

Cons: no cup holder

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Ford Pony Is Coming Back — My car is great it gets me were i need to go its a great way to spend quality time with my dad it might not go that fast but i can still out run a lot of other cars i like driving it because its one of the only cars left of its kind in the world

Pros: it gets wonderful gas milage

Cons: its got way to much rust on it

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1979 Ford Pinto Reviews

Great First Ride By Tonee

Performance - accelerated great, braking was fine. Build - weird with glass hatch back Appearance - spaceship like Cost of ownership - Cheap, great gas mileage.It caught on fire. I thought it was ov... Read More

1978 Ford Pinto Reviews

The Old Dependable Ford By Melody

That car was AWESOME!! Got it from my Grandfather. Came from BC so it had little rust and only a few dents. It had four seatbelts but would hold seven teenagers. Performance was alright for an old... Read More

1977 Ford Pinto Reviews

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

our great flashback car has the v6 and will cruise at 60 mph with no problems.she is a second owner car in mostly all original condition right down to the philco ford am radio and style steel wheels. ... Read More

1976 Ford Pinto Reviews

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

I paid $1788 in 1984. The car had 23,500 original miles and had a Sears air-conditioning unit installed by the previous owner. Automatic, metallic sky-blue and it got me places I needed to get to, wor... Read More

Work In Progress By Jesse

1976 Ford Pinto Runabout Color: White and rust Interior: Blue and holy literaly Motor: V-6 sitting for 20ish years rear main seal needs replaced Read More

1975 Ford Pinto Reviews

I Wish I Had It Back By John

the pinto was a bomb. it was orange to boot. it was my first car and it seen a lot of action both on and off the road. the car was great for first ever car. I had two more pintos after that one. Read More

fast but needs work. raced out motor 4 speed trans needs some body work and interior work but when its done it will be a eye turner even though its a pinto and its fun to drive fast or slow Read More

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