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Old 05-31-2021, 12:35pm   #21
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My wife had a Pinto when we married, I called it the M80.
Napalm is more like it.
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I think I remember some of those getting converted to V8s like Vegaís did?
Yep. I helped a friend put a 289 in his Pinto wagon. We had to pound the hell out of the firewall to get it in. We laughed our asses off ever time we raced someone. Good times!
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Unintended acceleration!
It was a joke, it was the Audi 5000 that had the "sudden acceleration" problem, not the "500".

BTW, that was all a scam to cover up for idiots that pressed the gas instead of the brake. All of the incidents were with automatic transmissions. In a battle between an auto trans, and the braking system, if the braking system is working at all, it will always win.
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It was a joke, it was the Audi 5000 that had the "sudden acceleration" problem, not the "500".

BTW, that was all a scam to cover up for idiots that pressed the gas instead of the brake. All of the incidents were with automatic transmissions. In a battle between an auto trans, and the braking system, if the braking system is working at all, it will always win.
with bolded above. As far as the model number that I did not remember just the general incidents and the idiot drivers!==
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My first car was a pinto.... I survived
Had a 4 speed one. Green with a green interior.
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Had a 4 speed one. Green with a green interior.




I can imagine the chicks you got with that.
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Back in the day I always had a horrible fear of being caught in traffic behind a Pinto and in front of an Audi 500.
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What was the deal with an Audi 500?
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This.
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*5000

*5000

@#$% typo! Man I wanted a 5000 back then.
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@#$% typo! Man I wanted a 5000 back then.
They were slick.
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