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de Tomaso Pantera Technical Information
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The best place to find Pantera technical information is the quarterly Pantera International Magazine, the quarterly Pantera Owners Club of America (POCA) magazine, the Pantera Owners Club of America (POCA) monthly newsletter, the Pantera technical manuals and the Pantera parts and service vendors. See the web links page for joining the Pantera clubs and contacting Pantera vendors and the book page for the technical manuals. The technical information manual, technical service bulletins, illustrated parts manual and owners manual are must have items for working on your Pantera.
Air Conditioning and Heating System
Air Conditioning System Upgrade Installing System Pressure Switch Heater Shut Off Valve Heater Valve Repair Dashboard Removal Heater/AC Box Removal
Body and Doors
Lower Front Valance Replacement Water And The Pantera Corrosion Power Window Gear The Spring In The Door Side Marker Lights Clay Bar Treatment Converting L Bumpers To Pre L Headlight Bucket Locking Mechanism Replacing Door Cat Whiskers Underside Body Cleaning and Detailing L Front Bumper Repair Aerostar Prower Window Motor Conversion Taurus Power Window Motor Conversion Door Windows Which Go Fully Down 1971 Pantera Bumpers The Pantera Chassis Brace System Using Auto Air Water Based Paint Windshield Wiper Motor Cover Modification PI Motorsports Door Handle Tubs Dent Wizard Pantera Paint Information Deck Lift Struts Door Opening Weather Strip
Engine Ground Strap Pantera Starting Problems Power Window Switches Dim Tail Lights Vortex Champion Battery Make The Side Marker Light Blink Electrical Diagrams Headlight and Fan Relay Mod Wiring You Do Not Want Cooling Fan Relay Mod (71 cars) Installing Mike Drew's Headlight Relay Modification Cooling Fan Motor Refurbish Installing Euro Disk Type Horns Changing the Alternator Marchal E2 Amplilux Headlights Surecare Battery Maintainer Pantera MP3 and WMA Audio Meriah Cooling fans Pantera XM Satellite Radio Pantera Ammeter Ignition Switch Repair Push Button Starter Repairing Ignition Switch Terminals
Water Temperature Gauges Tachometer & Speedometer Replacement VDO Oil Pressure Gauge Key Warning Chime Ignition switch By-pass Ignition Switch Controller Headlight and Motor Controller Radiator Fan Controller Console Switch Controller ATO Fuse Panel LED Tail Light Conversion Handsfree Phone Options Battery Relocation
351 Cleveland Engine
351 Cleveland Engine Stuff Sticky Throttle Cable High Temperature Paint Crankcase Ventilation Pantera Tune-up Ideas Dual Point Distributors Electronic Fuel Injection Replacing 351 Cleveland Hydraulic Lifters Engine Removal & Install Brackets 351C 4-V Marketing Manual Modifying an Accel 30202 Distributor for a Pertronix Ignitor III Replacing the Holley 600 with 650 Replacing Valve Covers Timing At The Flywheel MSD 8.5mm Sparkplug Wires Intake Gasket Repair
Trunk Insert Repair Headliner Replacement Trunk Liner Felt Gear Shift Knob Carpet Dying The Firewall Cover Headrest Repair Loose Armrest Seat Repair
Maintenance and Safety Inspections Indoor Wintertime Storage Detailing Your Pantera Changing The Engine Oil
The Need For Speed Pantera Simulation An interesting technical document hand written by de Tomaso of America. 2.5 meg PDF. This document was given to the first owner of Pantera #1365 used in the Hawaii 5-0 series. Currently owned by Dennis Yogi. Visit Dennis's website to learn more about #1365.
The First Year With #1887 Pantera ID Plate Information The Second Year With #1887 Ideas on Automotive Caravanning The Third Year With #1887 Pantera Insurance The Fourth Year With #1887 Creating A Records Manual The Fifth Year With #1887 Books The Sixth Year With #1887 Pantera's Little Oddities The Seventh Year With #1887 Garage Door Springs The Years Eight through Ten With #1887 Pantera Reliability The Evolution of #1887 Pantera Restoration Ideas Buying A Pantera The Worldwide de Tomaso Registry Popular Mechanics Million Dollar Car Test
Panteras Under Construction
Dick Koch's Twin Turbo Pantera Chuck Melton's Pantera Bill Grable's Pantera Geoffrey Thomas' Pantera Cal Eustaquio's Pantera Tony Fasola's Pantera Kelly Coffield's Pantera
Richard Barkley's Parts List Bill Taylor's Gear Head Information Database View with Microsoft Excel View with Microsoft Excel (click view with Excel or download to your computer, file size 1 meg) A fabulous resource on where to find stuff for your Pantera
Specifications and Performance
Pantera Specifications Pantera Models 1971 - 1996 Pantera Driving Impressions Amerisport GT5-S Pantera Pantera Modifications GT5 Pantera GTS Pantera
Suspension, Steering and Brakes
The Suspension & Brake System Replacing A Arm Bushings Brake System Shuttle Valve Rebuilding The Back Suspension Adjusting Bump Steering Replacing Brake Fluid and Bleeding Steering Column Support Pantera Handbrake Steering Column Clamp Steering Rack Mount Power Brake Booster Vacuum Reservoir Pantera Brake Proportioning Valve Ball Joint Removal Tool Rack Rebuild and Bushing Install Installing The Koni Coilover System Rebuilding The Steering Column A-Arm Bushings Removal
(Using A Portable Press)
A-Arm Bushings Removal
(Using A Vise)
Pantera East Anti-sway Bar Bushings Brake Calipers Bendix Brake Master Cylinder
March 1999 POCA N. Cal Club May 2000 Open Garage March 2000 Terra di Oro Pantera Club April 2000 PCNC Swap Meet & Tech Session
Transaxle and Clutch
Resealing & Filling The ZF Transaxle Pantera Hydraulic Clutch System Pantera Gear Calculator and ZF 6 Speed Clutch Free Play Adjustment Rebuilding The Clutch Master Inside The ZF Transaxle Lubing the ZF Selector Inboard U-Joint Bolt Removal Removing Rattle From Shifter
Wheels and Tires
Campagnolo Magnesium Wheels Selecting Tires For Your Pantera Campagnolo Reproduction Wheels New Wheels & Tires Refinishing Campagnolo Wheels Wheel Alignment Pantera East Campy Like Wheels Mounting and Balancing Tires 2005 Pantera East Billet Wheels