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Author Topic:   1974 vs 1980 pinto
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 46
posted December 23, 2005 04:25 PM  
are there any real differces in them

[This message has been edited by cmms91 (edited December 23, 2005).]

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 393
posted December 23, 2005 08:41 PM  
Yes.......weight. If you have the original 2.3 block and head from that 74 I'd use that for the buildup.

Use the 80 for the car.

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 658
posted December 23, 2005 09:28 PM  
the earlier cars will be lighter. They had to beef them up later on because of to many fires from them smashing. Bobby

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 72
posted December 23, 2005 09:46 PM  
i was told to build 71-73 pintos do to they are lighter as the years went buy nader made them start reinforcing every thing thus making them heavy i am currently having a 72 built for me

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 46
posted December 24, 2005 03:50 AM  
thanks for the info i will use the 74 for my new outlaw car

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