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      # 492676769
      Ford Pinto C4 Transmission 1978, Super StreetFighter™ Automatic Transmission Package by TCI®. The TCI® Super StreetFighter™ Transmission Packages fill the gap between the StreetFighter® series and the full competition transmission...
      Designed for normally aspirated vehicles that produce between 725-1025+ horsepowerOffers both manual and automatic shifting options
      $2,207.11 - $2,281.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # 651032694
      ProTuner In-Line Fuel Pump by MagnaFuel®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind. It will meet your needs and deliver great...
      Ideal for street muscle carsQuiet operation
      $471.83 - $522.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826508073
      Ford Pinto 2.3L With 45D Style Distributor 1978, Custom Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor by PerTronix®. Flame-Thrower "Stock-Look" distributors are loaded with features that you would expect from a high performance part, yet...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $202.98 - $248.07
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      # 1160025393
      Ford Pinto Power Steering 1978, Bulk Power Steering Hose by AllStar Performance®. The same quality hose included in AllStar Performance® power steering hose kits available in a variety of lengths for building custom power steering...
      Designed to get maximum out of your steering systemImprove the performance of your vehicle
      $20.99 - $139.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 985192803
      Universal Super Lithium 16V Battery by Braille Battery®. Battery Type: Lithium. Voltage: 16V. Braille’s exclusive 16 volt Lithium technology offers more starting performance and stable voltages per pound than any option available on...
      Proudly Made in the USASealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design that incorporates special glass fiber mats that contain the acid electrolyte between the lead plates, rather than a standard flooded (liquid) design
      $899.99 - $1,899.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 503440401
      Ford Pinto with Ford 8" Series Axle 1978, Rear Performance Ring and Pinion Gear Set by Motive Gear®. Location: Rear. Motive Gear Performance ring and pinions are perfect for dedicated racing or off-road vehicle. Gear sets are made from...
      Central contact patternCNC start to finish
      $212.52 - $272.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # 391457203
      Adjustable Model Head and Neck Restraint System by Hans®. The HANS Device comes properly adjusted for all drivers. Unless you have changed the tether length it is fine and will work in an impact. The HANS Device is the only head & neck...
      Designed to help make motor racing much saferEngineered to offer excellent levels of protection
      $504.00 - $669.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn359116241
      Ford Pinto 2.3L 1978, Steel Chassis Exhaust Header Gasket by Schoenfeld Headers®. Material: Steel. This top-notch product by Schoenfeld Headers is made to give that extra boost that every driver appreciates. This product is designed...
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $14.35
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      # 49740266
      Ford Pinto 1978, Street Performance Plain Rotor Front Brake Kit by Wilwood®. This Brake kit will fit the Flex line kit # 220-8307. With this kit, your vehicle will get the braking power that is hard to match. The package includes plain...
      +1
      $687.49 - $974.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1026873684
      Ford Pinto 1978, Ball Joint by Racing Power Company®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of craftsmanship. Manufactured from...
      One-of-a-kind style will help customize your autoWill deliver unparalleled levels of durability
      $16.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1079859776
      Custom Racing Oval Red Air Cleaner Assembly for Weber Carburetor by K&N®. K&N's Universal Air Filters are designed and manufactured for a wide variety of applications including racing vehicles, radio-controlled cars, generators,...
      Designed to increase horsepower and accelerationHundreds of sizes and shapes for most applications
      $81.99 - $127.99
    • (1 review)
      # 1202864423
      Attitude Multi-Mode Exhaust Valve Control System by Hooker®. The Hooker Attitude exhaust valve controller (EVC) is a fully programmable exhaust valve control system adaptable to just about any vehicle. This kit allows the user to...
      Continuously variable valve position offers tuning options not possible with conventional exhaust cut outsWeld-on valves for use with tubing up to 3” OD
      $749.95 - $999.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 966585175
      Ford Pinto 1978, Street Force 1 Hydraulic Flat Tappet Camshaft by Howards Cams®. Good idle, Mild street performance, Strong low end torque. RPM Range: 600 to 4500. Valve Lift Exhaust: .445". Designed for the street performance...
      Great for engines with minor or no additional improvementsA good dual plane intake and dual exhaust is great for additional performance
      $141.39 - $190.84
    • (0 reviews)
      # 86918873
      Ford Pinto 1978, Belt Driven Fan Spacer Kit by Flex-a-Lite®. This sturdy aluminum part will stop your Flex-a-lite fan from wobbling due to misalignment. Flex-a-lite fan spacers have a large bearing surface and are machined to a soft...
      Converts a variety of hub pilot diameters to a 5/8" pilotEnsures the necessary spacing from the radiator
      $17.47 - $21.24
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1200792789
      Ford Pinto C4 Transmission 1978, Street/Strip™ Automatic Transmission Assembly by Transmission Specialties®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and...
      Perfect choice for the serious racer on a tight budgetDesigned for the most powerful engine combinations in the industry
      $1,405.44 - $1,600.79
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      # 321380267
      Track Warrior Carburetor by Holley®. Holley is proud to introduce the all new aluminum Track Warrior carburetors. They utilize the best features from Holley's Race Bred Classic 4150 HP™ carbs, and we have added billet metering blocks,...
      Aluminum construction for weight savings and long lasting good looks in purple or blackOptimized race calibrations for outstanding throttle response
      $529.95 - $599.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826509207
      Ford Pinto 2.3L With 45D Style Distributor 1978, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor by PerTronix®. Flame-Thrower "Stock-Look" distributors are loaded with features that you would expect from a high performance part, yet maintain...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $232.54 - $262.48
    • (1 review)
      # 1090211116
      Gear Box by Helix®. If you are looking to upgrade the steering system of your vehicle to make the most out of your vehicle’s performance, go with this high-grade steering part that is engineered to be second to none when it comes to...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $227.99 - $731.45
    • (0 reviews)
      # 985337040
      Universal Super Lithium 16V Battery with Rapid Charger by Braille Battery®. Battery Type: Lithium. Voltage: 16V. Braille’s exclusive 16 volt Lithium technology offers more starting performance and stable voltages per pound than any...
      Proudly Made in the USASealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design that incorporates special glass fiber mats that contain the acid electrolyte between the lead plates, rather than a standard flooded (liquid) design
      $999.99 - $1,999.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1029005548
      Ford Pinto with 3.00 and Up Gear Ratio with Ford 8" Series Axle 1978, Pro™ Rear Limited Slip Differential by Auburn Gear®. Location: Rear. Turns your torque up another notch, offering an even higher bias ratio and faster sensing...
      Expertly crafted from superior materialsProvides exceptional reliability
      $488.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 204780182
      Replacement Helmet Shield for Bandits/Diamond Back Helmets by Simpson®. Safety comes before speed so, if vision's impaired, you risk the race. Choose from several finishes to replace your worn or damaged helmet shield (all are...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      +2
      $49.95 - $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 652800891
      Ford Pinto 1978, Vibe-Lock Header Bolt Kit by Percy's High Performance®. This product is made from high-grade materials to meet the strictest standards of high quality. Designed with the utmost care and attention to detail, this...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $58.19 - $67.22
    • (0 reviews)
      # 324619557
      Ford Pinto Canada Built Models / USA Built Models 1978, Front Rotor Brake Kit by SSBC®. At SSBC, braking is all we do. It’s who we are. Our experts are dedicated to bringing you the best braking technology, for as much as 25% shorter...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $866.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 626379835
      Ford Pinto 1978, Front Ball Joint by Proforged®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it...
      SAE1045 forged steeling housingsBall studs forged from ultra-strong SAE4140 chromoly steel
      $25.16 - $26.36
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4496843132
      Drag Racing Base Mount Round Tapered Gray Scoop Filter by K&N®. K&N Drag Racing Scoop Filters - Now you can protect the motor in your drag car from dust and debris on the track and in the pits with these filters. These units are...
      Washable and reusableProtects engine from track debris
      $60.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1202864430
      Elite 700 Delay Box by Biondo Racing®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Biondo Racing features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured...
      Crossover Delay Box (Patented)Drivers Reaction Tester (Patented)
      $730.07 - $831.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 780435039
      Ford Pinto 1978, A-Series™ Connecting Rod Bearing Set by Clevite®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind. It will meet your...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $10.14 - $23.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1121945
      Ford Pinto 1978, Lower Radiator Hose Heater by Kats Heaters®. The frost plug, lower radiator hose heater, or circulating tank heater are designed to keep the coolant in your engine warm. These products help stimulate warm temperatures,...
      Easy to install / some mechanical ability requiredThermostatically Controlled
      $34.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # 585450852
      Ford Pinto C4 Transmission 1978, Performance™ Automatic Transmission Assembly by J.W. Performance®. Input Shaft: 26 Spline. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art...
      $1,483.65 - $2,902.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 895600793
      Stock Replacement Fuel Injector by Accel®. Provides precise control of fuel delivery and atomization for increased power, improved throttle response, and better fuel economy.
      Provides precise control of fuel delivery and atomization for increased power, improved throttle response and better fuel economyAll-new units, not modified stock units or remanufactured from used cores
      $61.65 - $386.95




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      May 21, 2018
      How To Remove An Engine
      If you've grown tired of your engine's declining performance, inconsistent power, rough idle, exhaust smoke, knocking noises, rattles, and other maladies that plague...
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      May 09, 2018
      How Does An Internal Combustion Engine Work?
      An engine that uses liquid fuel to create energy, such as an internal combustion engine, is basically a large air pump. Cool air is drawn in, mixed with the fuel of...
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      May 02, 2018
      Glossary Of Engine External Parts
      Internal combustion engines are extremely complex and feature a wide array of components that rotate, pump, pressurize, or seal. Many of these components, while...
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      April 20, 2018
      What You Need When Rebuilding Or Replacing An...
      So you’ve decided to take on the project of rebuilding or replacing your vehicle’s engine. Modern internal combustion engines are quite complex – with a wide...
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    • Shift Knobs
      January 19, 2018
      Shopping Guide – Shift Knobs
      The knob at the end of your gearshift lever probably isn't something that most people notice when getting into your car or truck. But for a minimal cost, it can be. We...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Running Boards
      November 29, 2017
      Shopping Guide - Running Boards
      Running boards date as far back as the automobile itself, being integrated into car and truck designs until falling out of favor after World War II. With the boom in...
      by Timothy Zahl
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      November 28, 2017
      Shopping Guide – Off Road Bumpers | Custom...
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    • Automotive Tools
      August 30, 2017
      What Special Tools Are Available For Exhaust...
      Exhaust work can be challenging. Old parts are usually corroded and difficult to separate, and new ones sometimes need minor fitment adjustments during installation....
      by Timothy Zahl
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      August 24, 2017
      What Special Tools Are Available For Fuel...
      Maintenance and repair work on fuel systems must be done with precision, no matter what part of it you're working on. Tools specifically designed for use on fuel...
      by Timothy Zahl
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      July 12, 2017
      What Special Tools Are Available For Driveline...
      The expression "heat and beat" applies to a lot of driveline repairs, meaning worn parts are often so difficult to separate that one must use a blowtorch and great...
      by Michael Grayen
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      May 22, 2017
      High-End Audio Demands Its Own Battery Source
      When you're driving and headlights start to dim because a high-powered stereo is cranking, that means the deep bass you hear is causing total vehicle electrical draw...
      by Timothy Zahl

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