Heavily Modified Ford Pinto Pulls Awesome Wheel Stand

Ford Pinto wheel stand 1 photo
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The ill-fated Ford Pinto was a vehicle even the Blue Oval-badged company hates talking about. And we can’t really blame them, as they had to pay compensatory and punitive damages, over the car’s flawed rear-mounted fuel tank design, of no less than $6 million in 1972.
However, some enthusiasts don’t seem to be bothered by the Pinto’s troubled past and still enjoy using them, either as restored vehicles or as V8-powered drag racers. So does Cory Heckenlaible, who even manages to put on quite a show with its yellow-painted Pinto.

We’re not talking about record-breaking quarter-mile times, but a couple of spectacular wheel stands that prove this subcompact can be more than just a potential fireball on wheels. Just scroll below to watch the videos.

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Ask Ciprian about cars and he'll reveal an obsession with classics and an annoyance with modern design cues. Read his articles and you'll understand why his ideal SUV is the 1969 Chevrolet K5 Blazer.
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