LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #2 (Arms are on)
In the video, the tubular control arms are on and ready to go.
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #23 (Radiator and talking gibberish)
My wishlist (stuff left to finish)
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #6 (Coil Over/CC Plate Install)
In this video I install coil over springs on my existing shocks/struts,
they had to be modified slightly. I also installed the caster camber plates
to support the weight of the car on the strut towers.
UPR Billet Aluminum Caster Camber Plates
UPR "Stealth" Black 1979-1993 Coil Over Kit
(14" 175lb Eibach springs)
3-19-2013 Got my 8.8 Rear End for the Fairmont
You can identify a 8.8 have the "pumpkin" being square on all (4) sides
with rounded corners. The 6 3/4 and 7.5 have round sides and only two flat
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #5 (LS6/LS1 Cam Swap)
Yet another video of me doing some work to the motor. May be information
for some, for others it may not.
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #3 (Brakes Installed)
Sorry for the shakiness, just got the new camera - getting used to it. In
the video, the Cobra Brakes are on and ready to rock.
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #13 (Overview and Transmission Crossmember Mockup)
The motor is back in with the new FBody Oil pan. The motor is buttoned up
and bolted in. Here we do a quick overview and begin to mockup up the
Should be a bolt in ordeal.
Cross member and brackets are from 4 Cylinder Mustang 1987-1993
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #12 (ENGINE is IN but...)
The motor and transmission are in! BUT...as always there is a problem. The
oil pan (LS3 C6 Corvette pan) was too deep towards the front. I thought it
would clear but...it didn't.
Here is a video talking about it.
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #21 (Old Rear End Out!! Ready for 8.8 Swap)
Got the old one out. New one going in soon.
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #8 (Working on the motor)
Just finishing up some things on the motor. Oil pan is tapped for -10AN
Drain Line, Timing cover realigned. Newer water pump is placed on motor as
well as tensioner. I bought a new LS2/second gen/2piece thermostat.
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #7 (Wheels on the Ground)
I scored a set of 18" Cobra R rims with tires for 200 dollars. I went to
put them on the car and had socket problems. I ordered a thin wall socket
and moments later the car was on the ground.
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #14 (Motor and Tranny Full Mounted)
The motor and transmission are full mount and installed. The transmission
crossmember was the last piece to the puzzle. We can now move only bigger
and better things like the turbo KIT!
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #9 (Tranmission/Converter/Adaptor Part 1)
Here we get working on the JW Bellhousing, notching it to clear the rear
timing cover bolts. We also fill up the torque converter and place the LS1
to TH350/TH400 adapter in.
Hughes Performance HP3795
Big End Performance Torque Converter
LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #16 (Turbo Kit Progess - DIY)
We start making the crossover and merge. I show off my great welding
DIY turbo kit.
Midmounted Mazda Minitruck - Update 30
video build thread. first air up of the custom chassis and testing the quad
cantilever airbag suspension setup...