The original 1971 Ford Pinto, 1st year
September 1970, Ford introduced the 1971 Ford Pinto. This is one of the
surviving original Pintos from that year. Video by DougCameraMan. May 10,
2013. Cruisin' Grand.
The Vintage Vehicle Show stopped to talk to the owner of this 1971 Pinto at
a car show in Fontana, California.
*SOLD* 1971 Pinto Street Machine "Ford looks, Chevy power"
1971 Ford Pinto Street Machine (First year for the Pinto). This one is not
your everday Pinto. This one is Sublime green and is a real head turner. It
has won or placed at every car show entered this year. It has a built 350
with a 350 turbo transmission hooked to
an 8 inch Ford Posi with 3.70 rear gears. The interior is in excellent
condition. The body is straight. Bumpers, glass, trim, undercarriage are
all good. The motor features include Pete Jackson gear drive, Keith Black
pistons, TRW, Isky, Moroso, Edelbrock, Holley, MSD ignition, Hooker
headers. The transmission features include a B and M kit with 3500 stall.
Other features include: Hurst shifter with line lock, Auto Meter gauges,
Lakewood traction bars, aluminum fuel cell with braided lines, Optima
battery with billet mount, electric cooling fans, aerospace front disc
brakes, weld drag light wheels, Mickey Thompson ET streets, dual scoop
fiberglass hood, Grant steering wheel, Am/Fm cassette stereo, and Chrysler
sublime green color. This car is turn key and is ready to go! Call us today
for more information 1-800-231-3616.
1974 Ford "Get a Horse!" TV Comm. for Mustang, Pinto, and Maverick
In this 1974 television commercial for the Ford Maverick, Mustang, and Pinto, turnabout is
apparently fair play. When the automobile was first introduced at the turn
of the 20th century, stranded drivers standing near their broken-down cars
would often be taunted with shouts of "get a horse!" by passersby. Now the
Ford Motor Company uses the same phrase as the tagline in this advertising
campaign, which also extended to radio and newspapers, to promote its
equine-inspired model names with an image of endurance, reliability, and
American swagger. As a steel guitar plays underneath, the copy refers
directly to the general anxiety over the 1973 - 1974 gasoline shortage and
touts 20 miles-per-gallon fuel economy as "that ain't hay."
This commercial was excerpted from a newscast on WTIC-TV (now WFSB),
Channel 3 in Hartford, Connecticut, to make it easier to locate by
keywords. The complete "6 o'Clock Report" from March 1, 1974, which is
anchored by Dick Bertel, can be found at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGjK_NQQjWE. It includes a Lincoln Mercury
commercial, other ads referencing the difficult economic circumstances of
the era, and reports related to transportation, the environment, and the
Classic Ford magazine's 2.1 Ford Pinto engine build on HT Racing's dyno
Here's Classic Ford magazine's Project 2.1 Pinto being set-up and run-in on
the HT Racing Dyno by
HT's Aaron Tucker and Vulcan Engineering's Steve Curson. The engine went on
to make a corrected 161.7 bhp. For the full build-up, see the August,
September and Summer 2009 issues of Classic Ford.
Buy the mag:
1971 ford 2.0 pinto engine
1971 ford pinto 4cyl overhead cam engine, has around 50K miles, I dug it
out of my dads shop while cleaning, it had been sitting for around 12
years. We poured fresh fuel in and cleaned the points, and after a few
failed attempts caused by faulty starter solenoids, we jumped the cables
and she just fired right up =P sold it to an 86 year old man for a 1927
model A to sit in parades. His original engine 27 will cruise 70 MPH all
day long, but is hard to drive at low speeds, it overheats and has ancient
controls, whereas the 2.0 automatic will sit in traffic all day... He was
going to put this in his, but decided to build a new one since that is an
original. I want to be like that at 86 lol
Ford Cobra Racing Engine in a 78 Pinto
For sale because I want to put a L4 back into it. Originally had one but
the v8 was put in for the drag strip. I want to restore the car back to
original as best I can, which means taking out my precious Ford Cobra
Racing V8 that took over $6000 to make it this worthy.
=1974 302w Cobra
=289 H.O. Heads
=Sold Lifter Cam with 500 Approximate lift
You'll also be getting the alternator, manifolds, dual Exhausts and C4 transmission. "Drop-in, and
Tuned 2.1l Ford Pinto SOHC in anger...
Short clip of a tuned Ford Pinto SOHC engine - bored to 2.1litres, Big
Valve head, ported and polished, match inlet, twin Dellorto DHLA45 carbs,
electronic ignition and a custom Exhaust manifold. This engine made 170bhp on
the rollers at Redline Tuning in Iver, and snapped the propshaft universal
joint like a carrot during a test run - Happy days :).