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1979 Ford Fairmont Lighting Upgrade -EricTheCarGuy
This video works as a good guide for replacing these older sealed beam headlights. Given that you don't see this type of headlamp much anymore, the ones you do find tend to get a bit rusty. The parts can also be hard to find if you break something. You can use the tricks in this video to help guide you through headlight replacement on an older vehicle like this and also to help prepare for aiming them later. When Sylvania reaching out to me and asked if I'd like to try their Silverstar headlights in my 1979 Ford Fairmont, I said sure, I'll try them out. They were also kind enough to send me some Silverstar tail lights to go with them. I feel both are a vast improvement over the stock lamps. Thanks for hooking me up Sylvania. Headlights. $9.99 http://www.quadratec.com/products/97000_401.htm?sgsc=C6Z06ZR1C6Z06ZR1&utm_m edium=compshop&utm_source=googlemerchant&gclid=CJDYo83wk8ECFYVDMgodMC8AAw Silverstar 1157 bulbs, sold in pairs. $9.99 http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/sylvania-silverstar-incandescent-mini-bu lb-1157-st/10031108-p?cm_mmc=ACQ-_-Google-_-GPLA-_-10031108&ci_src=17588969 &ci_sku=10031108&ci_gpa=pla&ci_kw=&iv_=__iv_p_1_g_12425515822_x_pla_y_62016 84_f_online_o_10031108_z_US_i_en_j_73682442382_s__n_g_t__d_c_v__vi__&gclid= CI-R7rnxk8ECFcRAMgodZ2wABw#utm_source=acq&utm_medium=google&utm_campaign=gp la&utm_content=10031108 Sylvania website: http://www.sylvania.com/en-us/products/automotive/Pages/default.aspx Related videos. Element HID Headlight Install: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OB-KQIySb7w Element HID Fog Light Install (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvOez4RCyn8 Element HID Fog Light Install (Part 2): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rINkzWHgCTM Vigor LED Headlight Installation: Aiming Headlights with Hoppy's: Video link provided when video goes live. How To Aim Headlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQ3OZnzR1Zc Tools. Eastwood screwdrivers: http://www.eastwood.com/screwdriver-set-eastwood-9-piece.html Innovative Products of America 8047 Diamond-Coated Electrical Contact Cleaners - $24.99 http://www.jbtoolsales.com/innovative-products-of-america-8047-diamond-coat ed-electrical-contact-cleaners/#oid=1002_1 Useful Articles. Electrical Problems http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/solving-automotive-electrical-problems Engine overheat http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/what-to-do-when-your-engine-overheats No start problems http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/solving-automotive-no-start-problems Idle issues http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/solving-automotive-idle-problems Performance issues http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/solving-automotive-performance-issues Diagnosing Noises http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/diagnosing-noises-in-your-car Diagnosing Vibrations http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/determining-the-causes-of-vehicle-vibratio ns Brake Issues http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/solving-brake-problems Transmission issues http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/solving-transmission-problems HVAC problems http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/solving-automotive-hvac-problems Buying a Used Car http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/what-to-look-for-in-a-used-car-purchase Leaks http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/finding-and-fixing-leaks MPG http://ericthecarguy.com/faq/finding-and-fixing-the-causes-of-poor-mpg Discussion about this Video: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/kunena/18-The-EricTheCarGuy-Video-Forum/54062- 1979-ford-fairmont-lighting-upgrade#114869 ETCG Forum: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/component/kunena/1-stay-dirty-lounge?Itemid=0 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricTheCarGuy Google+: https://plus.google.com/100195180196698058780/posts Information on Premium Membership: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/premium-content-streaming-etcg-content Stay Dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





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 Discussion about this video: http://ericthecarguy.com/kunena/18-The-EricTheCarGuy-Video-Forum/49944-1979 -ford-fairmont-a-closer-look#90487 The best place for answers to your automotive questions: http://www.ericthecarguy.com EricTheCarGuy code lookup: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/obd-code-lookup Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricTheCarGuy Google+: https://plus.google.com/100195180196698058780/posts Information on Premium Membership: https://www.ericthecarguy.com/premium-content-streaming-etcg-content Stay Dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





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