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78 Ford Fairmont Station Wagon

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.


 


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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.





Fox Body Fairmont w/ Mustang 3V Engine Swap -- Ford Racing M-6017-463V
Check out the Fox Body Mustang Ford Racing 3V Controls Pack Here: http://www.latemodelrestoration.com/item/M6017463V/Ford-Racing-46L-3V-Contr ols-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 Article: http://www.latemodelrestoration.com/products/Fox-Body-Fairmont-3V-Motor-Swa p Mustang 4.6L 3V Ford Racing Controls Pack, M6017463V





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1980 ford fairmont IDLE, REV, walk around, FOR SALE.





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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.





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nrc motorsports fairmont wagon test passes...





1980 Ford Fairmont available from Gurss Motors Inc.
This 1980 Ford Fairmont is available from Gurss Motors Inc.. For details, call us at 785-266-7850 or visit us at http://www.gurssmotorsinc.com





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.





Family Car Smokes a Camaro
An average looking brown wagon family car (Ford Fairmont) smokes a Camaro on the quarter mile. Looks can be deceiving...





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





Watch the 2015 Ford F-450 6.7L Diesel Super Duty Debut at the State Fair of Texas
( http://www.TFLtruck.com ) Ford introduced its 2015 F-Series Super Duty lineup at the Texas State Fair and the big news is a better Power Stroke V8 turbo diesel engine. They've also beefed up the F-450 to make it even tougher. The new Power Stroke features a larger GT37 turbocharger that measures 72.5 millimeters in diameter versus the smaller GT32 it replaces which came in at 64 millimeters. This means Exhaust gases have a larger surface area to spin the turbo so you'll get extra power. Check us out on: Facebook: ( https://www.facebook.com/tfltruck ) Twitter: ( https://www.twitter.com/tfltruck ) and check out our car videos on YouTube at: The Fast Lane Car ( http://www.youtube.com/user/romanmicagearguy )





Justin Walther's 1978 Ford Mustang King Cobra " Video 7 "
Alena driving the car after she got used to the clutch. I think she has the hang of it!





World Cup Finals Turbo Fairmont
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Wagons of Steel
A video tribute to the great American station wagon set to music. Turn up the sound and enjoy the awesome woodgrain paneling we all remember so well of the big four, Ford, GM, Chrysler, and AMC. Thank You for watching today.




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