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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.


 


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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.





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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Ford Fairmont Squire Station Wagon 1 Owner Kombi 40k Orig Miles Fox Zephyr Woodie
Ford Fairmont Squire I dont think they were a country Squire thise were only the Large LTD Crown Vic etc Station Wagons i think. No matter if you call it a Kombi, Estate, Break or just a Station Wagon this car is bar none one of the coolest you will EVER see! This is a 1 Owner car with 40,000 Original miles it retains the factory paint and even the original Vinyl on the sides. This Car is Sweet and easy to Export. Classic Cars are a LOVE of mine If you are not Subscribed make sure you do that. My website is http://www.1ownercarguy.com and You can call me anytime about these cars Nathan Wratislaw AKA 1 Owner Car Guy 406 544 6919 Thanks for watching and check out My other Videos there are over 600 of them i have done on My Channel Cheers From Wikipedia 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.





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





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 JW Bell TH400





World Cup Finals Turbo Fairmont
Coverage of the worlds fastest 2V and runner up in Street Fighter!





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. http://www.iBuyhorsepower.com





LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #16 (Turbo Kit Progess - DIY)
We start making the crossover and merge. I show off my great welding skills. DIY turbo kit. http://ibuyhorsepower.com/





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.





LSX Maverick, turbo with Holley EFI
72 Ford Maverick with stock 5.3 LSX, 76mm turbo, Holley EFI,





LSx Turbo Ford Fairmont Build Video #30 (Turbo Oil Feed Line)
We Got the feed line done, now the return oil line. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&vxp=mtr&item=321450327917





Volvo 940 Turbo Wagon - Wasted Spark Conversion Distributorless B230FT EZK117 Buchka Spark Board
This video covers my conversion to wasted spark. This conversion deletes the need for the distributor ancient tech. I run a single 4 pole EDIS Ford Coil and Buchka Spark Wasted Spark Board. I use a Miata J702t ignitor to drive the coil and could also drive the tach.





It Idles! LSx Swap Ford Fairmont 4.8 Turbo
The car idles now, somewhat. It still needs some tuning. turbo not on the car currently





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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1978 Ford Fairmont Box: 9.500 @ 144.000
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1973 Ford Fairmont XA: 9.720 @ 137.700
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2006 Mazda 3 : 10.150 @ 134.000
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1979 Ford Fairmont Futura: 10.314 @ 130.760
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2009 Mazda 3 Speed3: 12.737 @ 108.510
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2008 Mazda 3 Mazdaspeed 3: 12.793 @ 106.900
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