LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #4 (Balancer Removal)
I know, I know. Its a full video simply dedicated to the removal of the balancer / crank pulley. Maybe it can be used as a reference for fellow LSx minded people.
The tool was rented from Advance Auto Parts, it was $106 to rent. All of the money was refunded when the tool was returned. I used a 15/16" 6pt Impact Socket on the balancer/pulley bolt. We had to torch it because it was not playing nice.
Balancer Install - LQ4 Build - DIY Balancer Installer
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This video came out horrible. Lots of rambling and cuts while I searched
for tools and grease etc etc.
I decided to post it anyway because I have the video and I cant go back and
re-record it haha. So here it is, for what its worth. If you want to see
a DIY install tool in action check it out!
Thanks for watching!
Homemade Harmonic Balancer Installer
Crank Pulley Tool - I searched all over town for a Harmonic balancer
installer to finish this truck. After several wild goose chases I ended up
getting luck and finding a fine tread metric bolt, welding a 1/2-20 all
thread to make a DIY balancer installer. If you like it click me a thumbs
up an join my channel for more videos as I tinker with different projects
and document them for you. Thanks for checking out my video :-)
Go to http://www.fixjeeps.com/automotive-tool.html for directions how I
made this tool.
Badass Diesel Turbo RAT ROD Pickup
It's not fast, it's not pretty, but it's FUN AS HELL... Rollin coal down
the highway towing his camper trailer, it's quite the sight to see! Take a
tour of Troy Gubser's turbo Diesel rat
rod pickup! This thing sure has character, and it's a blast to roll around
Footage from the Nebraska Diesel Show 2014
1979 Ford Fairmont a Closer Look -EricTheCarGuy
Many of you have been asking me about Fairmont videos so I thought I would
make this one where I take a closer look at what I have to work with. I
also talk about some of my plans for this car going forward. I think I have
a really nice 'shell' to work with. I have my work cut out for me that's
for sure, but as I say in the video, that will just make for more
interesting videos. For now, I think I'll drive it. It's a good car after
all. A few minor issues, but nothing to really worry about. I may do some
of the repairs such as the inner tie rod in an upcoming video. I just need
to work out the alignment when I'm done. Looks like an easy job though,
easier than some of the other power steering rack stuff I've done. Anyway,
enjoy the video.
Here's some links.
First Fairmont Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L22GsHQi7tU
Replacing Drum Brakes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCpCkun2qxA
Eastwood Brake Tool: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxeA1lhSCsk
My old Galixie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dClQoCu4pVE
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LS Engine Swap On A Budget - Part 1 - Chassis Intro, Oil Pan & Engine Mounts
Chuck takes us on a tour of his $100 69 Chevelle chassis he picked up on
Craig's List. He also walks us through as he swaps out his Big Block 454
for a 5.3L LS Engine.
LS Retro-fit Oil Pans:
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Ford Fairmont Squire Station Wagon 1 Owner Kombi 40k Orig Miles Fox Zephyr Woodie
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The Ford Fairmont is a compact car produced by Ford Motor Company for the
North American market. Introduced for the 1978 model year, the Fairmont was
produced in several bodystyles until it was replaced by the Ford Tempo for
the 1984 model year. The Fairmont was the successor to the Maverick; its
Mercury counterpart was the Mercury Zephyr, which replaced the Comet.
The Fairmont and Zephyr marked the introduction of the long-running Ford
Fox platform, used for a wide variety of later models. Those most closely
related to the Fairmont included the 1980--1982 Ford Thunderbird, the
1981--1982 Ford Granada, the 1979--1993 Ford Mustang (and 1979--1986 Mercury
Capri), and the 1982--1987 Lincoln Continental.
1981 Ford Fairmont wagon w/5.0L Cold Start
Just felt like firing up the old wagon.It has a 1986 t bird 5L, t5, an 8.8
with 3.73 gears, bigger sway bars and poly bushings. Its chilling for the
winter, then its getting a fresh 302 with H/C/I, a better clutch and a 8.8
with 35 spline axles and a spool. Runs low 14s with ease, hoping for 12s
with the new combo.
5.3 LSx Turbo Fairmont At No Problem Raceway, March 31, 2013
So, here is the second or third pass of the day. Basically, I had a hard
time getting enough Boost built to
adequately launch the car. That, coupled with shift point and lockup woes
kept me away from my goal again today. However, it was a great day to race
and the car still ran well, despite having a cracked ring land on #5. Will
be pulling the motor soon for piston replacement and it will also get