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    Posted: 03-April-2010 at 4:39AM
Lost the whole post so here we go again!
 
Let's see if we can get this pinned to stay on top.
Stay on topic... no off topic banter.
 
Pics 72-76 with description/specs
 
I'll start...(AGAIN)
 
72 Gran Torino
302, 2V, C4, open "Baby" 9 inch(the look alike 9 but smaller)
88 Mustang GT Headers, JC Whitney Side Pipes
Stock interior, split bench, AM Radio, No A/C... EVERYTHING still works!
 
tires/rims are always changing for size and height comparisons...
See the OFFICIAL TIRE SIZE THREAD for all that talk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ps... did I ever say how much I LOVE THIS WEBSITE!?
You don't have to look for your pics again... they are all still hosted/stored just click and POOF they are posted back in a thread!
 
I ALSO just figured out that if you open 2 windows side by side, you can copy and past from one thread to another! POOF pics are posted again!


Edited by Psquare75 - 05-April-2010 at 7:12AM
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Regul8r Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03-April-2010 at 4:57AM
here's the copy paste... of Skinny's car. Just an example of how easy it is
 
 
 
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Now we're talking. A Picture thread! Clap
 
1974 Torino (Everything Changed and or Modified)
Motor - 466ci BB Ford, Aluminum Heads, Comp Cams Valvetrain, Weiand Stealth SCJ Intake, Demon Carb, Hooker Headers.
Transmission - C6 with 3000rpm Stall.
Rearend - Narrowed Ford 9 Inch, Nodular 3rd Memeber, 31 Spline Detroit Locker, Dutchman Axles.
Body - 73 Front End, S10 Tube Grill cut & bent to shape, Side Marker Lights/Emblems/Side Molding/Drip Rails all removed, Custom One Piece Tail Light, Front & Rear Bumpers narrowed & moved into body.
Interior - GM Highback Bucket Seats, Ford Console, Grey Tweed & Black Vinyl Upolstery with body color accents, Full Rollcage.
 
What it started from.
 
What it looks like now.
 
The only shot of the Tail Light I have.
 
Motor and Engine Bay.
 


Edited by RPM - 03-April-2010 at 7:08AM
1974 PRO STREET TORINO. Everything has been changed. 466 Ford/C6 - 3000 Stall/Narrowed 9 Inch - 4.11 Gears.
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Guys, I'll take initiative and sticky this. Good idea!
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I'm sure you've all seen it before but here you go, occupant's 1976 Gran Torino sedan in various states of disrepair and recon...



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Originally posted by cowboyupdjcarl cowboyupdjcarl wrote:

here's the copy paste... of Skinny's car. Just an example of how easy it is

Thanks for starting the official picture thread (and posting my carThumbs Up). I'll still post some pics in my old thread as I dig them out, but those three give a very good "past to present" for this thread.Cool

'73 Brougham bought in '81 with 400 C6 2.75 gear, 16.22 stock
Currently has 460 C6 4.33 gear, 12.57 on motor 11.68 on 150 shot
Original paint and interior, but probably needs some TLC on both
More info at - http://forum.grantorinosport.org/skinnys-73_topic3167.html


Edited by Skinnys Garage - 03-April-2010 at 8:12AM
Scott -'73 Gran Torino Brougham

Past Torino's -'73 Q-code GTS, '76 Original PS-122 S&H, '73 H-code GTS, '73 Ranchero
        '71 Cobra 351 Auto, '70 351C Brougham 2dr HT, '71 351C Ranchero
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is this for photos of cars we have now? anyway I can't post photos till they fix my internet,all mine are on photobucket.,but i'm still surfing on my phone.will post pics in a week.another suggestion is to post a photo of yourself so we don't need another thread for member photos.it's nice to put a face with a name.but if .Psquare wants we can sticky a "Post your mugs^thread for photos of yourself
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Ok so here is my 75 with a stock 88 GT motor (for now), a C-6, and a 4.56 geared locker. I am just waiting on a belt, registration and exhaust to be rolling it down the road. I put the 302 that I already had into it so I could just cruise and show it for this year. I should hopefully be building a 460 soon to put in next winter. Smile 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Regul8r Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03-April-2010 at 1:36PM
 Question was asked... past or present?
 
Post ANY pics of 72-76 Torinos YOU personally owned or currently own.
Pics of ANY time you had it, first bought, updated pics, and/or current.
 
Let's just try to keep it factual, not what we want to do or are doing.
 
LOVE the pic of GTMan Smokin the tires!
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Heres some pics of my rent-a-wreckLOL. Shes coming together slowly but surely! This is a good idea for a thread so we can watch each others cars progress. Psquare, could you make this a sticky? I will post more as I progress.











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Heres my 73.  I'll be doing a lot of work this summer on the body restoration.  Keep your eyes open to the forum for the pics of the progress.  


What it looks like now, but not for long!
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Well here is my 73 Gran Torino Sport over in the UK.

It's a 351 CJ Q Code with 4-on-the-floor.
 
 
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some nice looking rides.I have to say wheels really make the car.Hubcaps just make it look like grandma's car but a nice set of rims and tires makes a big difference.Anyone wanna see a rotted GTS or formal roof that the roof is swiss cheese cause that is all I have to offer.The 73 GTS has 72 hood scoop thanks to Andy,but most of you have seen that car if not ask Andy to post some pics cause he still has my car.Now if I could only get him to finish the bodywork,LOL
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question for roboliver. is that a factory color and if so what is the code? thanks

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Originally posted by RREIH RREIH wrote:

question for roboliver. is that a factory color and if so what is the code? thanks



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Brent from Arizona. White GTB owned 1979-81, Gold GTB 2009-Current.
About 30 yrs "Torino-less". Disapprove

 














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What I started with back in August 2008.
 
 
 
If you can't see the pictures in this email, click here to see it in a web browser:
http://www.kodakgallery.com/ShareLanding.action?c=zovqivs.4nydisxk&x=0&h=1&y=skyx0n&localeid=en_US
 
 
UPDATED: What she looks like now, November 2010.
(sorry for the link, but I couldn't cut 'n paste from the Kodak photo gallery)


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Carlos....1975 Gran Torino Squire Station Wagon restored to look like a 1973 Torino Station

Wagon my Dad bought new from McAnary Ford on June 6, 1973 in Gary,Indiana
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There is something about a sunset,nice car,mountains in the background and cactus that just makes for an awesome photo.I remember it well Brent,thanks for the memories haven't seen that view since 1992.
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1974 Canadian GTS, factory black car. Currently has 70 429TJ.
Always looking for 1974 Q codes
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Great thread.  Here is my "precious" ;)





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'72 GTS 351-4b Gold Glow

'75 Elite 400 Polar White



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heres a couple i have now. a 1971 cobra M code
and my 73 (it should look like this again soon)
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Picture of me with my '75 Montego, and my friends '72 AMC Matador




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This is my favorite pic of my 72 Sport


This is my 74 Montego "GT Wagon"



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Real nice Montego wagon! 

My new 1973 Montego Brougham. 
 
 
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Here is my fleet.
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My 74 in 1987.
 
 
 
 
 
 
My 75 in 2009.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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My 1976 Torino before the transformation into the Starsky and Hutch car
The car was black with black interior
Starksy and Hutch sold
 
 
 
 
 
1974 Gran Torino that I have currently have
 
 
 
1973 Gran Torino Sport (Q code) that I just got this March!!
 
1974 Gran Torino (sold)

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A couple pictures on My Montego GT before the latest disassembly to install my new fron clip and engine. Notice the sunk bumper in the second shot.
 
 
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Damn Mike, that sure makes the '73 look a whole lot better!!
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