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72 Torino power windows

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Forum Name: 1972-1976 Ford and Mercury
Forum Description: Technical discussion for 1972-1976 Ford and Mercury
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Topic: 72 Torino power windows
Posted By: James1972
Subject: 72 Torino power windows
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 12:13PM
Does anyone know what models of the 72 Torino came with power windows/locks and how rare was the option?



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Posted By: James1972
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 12:35PM
I have a full set and was curious.


Posted By: californiajohnny
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 4:15PM
 not sure how many? out of all the cars i've parted out only 1 had power windows but not locks, the harness should have it all even if it didn't have locks, should also have the wires for power seats in that harness too the 1 i had did, just not used.

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JOHN
74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 VETTE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
68 MUSTANG FB CONVERSION


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:24PM
If you are going to install power windows into your '72 torino, you will need the door glass from a 72-76 torino that came with power windows originally from the factory. Or the door glass will only roll down one half to three quarters of the way down.


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:26PM
The door glass for torinos with power windows have an arch in the bottom of the door glass. There is a picture below of a glass with the arch in it. Notice how the glass is tinted.


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:26PM


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:28PM
There is a picture below of a glass without the arch in it. Notice how the glass is not tinted.


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:31PM
There is another picture below of a glass with the arch in it. Notice how the glass is tinted.


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:34PM
There is a difference between the sport roof door glass and the formal roof door glass, at the top end where it meets the quarter window glass. Such as in the picture below.


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:35PM


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:36PM
The sports roof door glass has a sharper flatter edge than the formal roof door glass. Such as in the picture below.


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:37PM


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:41PM
The formal roof door glass has a rounder edge than the sport roof door glass. Like in the picture below.


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:43PM


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:51PM
IF you use a formal roof car door glass on a sport roof car the glass will HIT the over window trim at the very rear corner.


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:51PM
IF you use a sportsroof door glass on a formal roof car you will have a small gap where it does not seal out the rain water. Sportsroof door glass and Formal roof door glass are NOT interchangeable


Posted By: dave302
Date Posted: 13-May-2018 at 11:54PM
You also have to pay attention to whether or not the car had Air Conditioning with TINTED glass, or a non air conditioned car with clear glass. You might not want to put a clear glass on one side and the tinted glass on the other side. You will notice the difference when they are side by side.


Posted By: 72FordGTS
Date Posted: 14-May-2018 at 2:35AM
Both options were available but are relatively rare.  Not sure on the numbers but I am sure Marti could figure it out.  My car is has the factory 4-speaker system and it had the harnesses installed in the door for power windows.  Dave covered off a lot of the details very thoroughly as usual!

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Vince

1972 Ford GTS Sportsroof - Survivor, One Family car


Posted By: James1972
Date Posted: 14-May-2018 at 1:38PM
So most cars came with the same harness just if it didn't have the power window/ lock option it wasn't used? and what models did the option come on? trying to figure out how rare it actually is.


Posted By: 72FordGTS
Date Posted: 14-May-2018 at 4:31PM
No, I don't think most cars had the harness, just some.  I believe my car has the harness only because it has the door speakers.  I don't know how rare the option is, and I am not sure anyone has those numbers, but it's definitely not common on a '72.  Have you got a Marti on your car? 

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Vince

1972 Ford GTS Sportsroof - Survivor, One Family car


Posted By: James1972
Date Posted: 15-May-2018 at 1:11PM
I don't have a torino myself. I just have a lot of spare parts. looking for a good project car.



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