This is my 78 Ford Fairmont Station Wagon. Its my daily driver work car. I have had it for going on 5 years now. I pulled the original engine, transmission, and rear differential. The engine trans and 8.8 diff came out of a 89 Mustang. It is a 5.0 with a 5 speed and a 3.73 gear. It also has Mustang Pony Wheels on it. Here is a short video of me goofing off on my way home from work this past fall. Its nothing special just an old work car.
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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Fox Body Fairmont w/ Mustang 3V Engine Swap -- Ford Racing M-6017-463V
Check out the Fox Body Mustang Ford Racing 3V Controls Pack
We took the Fox Body Fairmont out for a little test drive. This thing
sounds wicked and launches like crazy. The Exhaust setup includes a set of MAC long tube
headers, a modified BBK x-pipe, and Jones mufflers coupled with a set of
Pipes flow tubes. The 4.6L Mustang 3V engine is being run by the
Ford Racing Controls Pack (M-6017-463V).
For a full detailed write up with build specs and hundreds of pics check
out our our blog series on this car.
Mustang 3V Engine Swap
Mustang 4.6L 3V Ford Racing
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Ford Fairmont 1980 Start after 7 years
My late father left this car. It is a Ford Fairmont with 302 engine (5.0L).
Manual transmission. It has 65k original miles. He got it new from dealer.
After spending around ($300 usd) in parts/repair it is up an running
smooth. My project for this year. The car didn't work for seven years.
Ford Fairmont 1980 6 inline 200cid 3.3L carburador holley
Primer encendido despues de ponerle el carburador nuevo al Ford Fairmont
1980, lo que le he reparado es: reten de la transmision, reten de la
direcion, cable de tierra, switch de la llave ya que encendia sin ella, y
porsupuesto el carburador, Holley de una garganta recontruido por
Carburadores Henry Mty.
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.
Ford Fairmont V 4WD
Glenn pits a 4WD against an old school sedan to see how they both fare at
Melbourne's 4x4 training and proving ground. Suffice to say the Ford
Fairmont had a few struggles
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Wagons of Steel
A video tribute to the great American station wagon set to music. Turn up
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