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Ford Fairmont kicking butt at mini-nats 2011

One session Norcal-saac at Sears Point Raceway,(Infineon). Rear facing camera caught the action as the other cars just kept getting smaller and smaller HA HA .Lots of fun, great group of people! Ferrari, Cobras, Mustangs, GT350's new and old never knew what hit them.


 


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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.





Ford Fairmont Racing
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Goodguys street challenge 80 Fairmont
Car completed Thurs and racing Sat!





Nor-Cal Shelby Club Laguna Bowl
Black Friday Shelby Club Laguna Bowl. 1980 Mercury Zephyr wagon having fun with some fellow track drivers. Rear facing camera





80 fairmont barn find meets 2012 ford mustang coyote motor(in weeks to come) ULTIMATE SLEEPER
All orig 4cyl 4 Spd soon to have a 2012 ford coyote 5.0 with a 5 speed tremec trans. Old boy bought it new and never drove it in the winter





1980 Ford Fairmont at OUSCI Las Vegas 2014
Thank you Kevin Mooney and Mooney/ Zayak films for this footage from OUSCI 2014. The Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was one awesome event with competitors from all over the USA. A special thank you to Perforce, Maximum Motorsports, Jongbloed Racing Wheels, Alameda Collision Repair, Tidewater Tire, Bay Bolt, Oakland Machine, Optima Batteries, K&N and Ethans plumbing for all the support.





fairmont 2 003
1980 ford fairmont IDLE, REV, walk around, FOR SALE.





Making the pass 1980 ford fairmont california speedway
1980 Ford Fairmont at California Speedway for SAAC 38





Worst way to lose $2,000 in a Grudge Race | FoxBody vs Fairmont
These guys agreed on a 2k race in the water box and right when the Faimont double bulbs she shuts off giving the FoxBody Mustang the easy win and bragging rights id love to see a rematch and get it on MWSD that Fairmont gets DOWN! Enjoy





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





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.





fairmont v s mustang 09 16 09
Awesome racing!!! WIN THE FAIRMONT . Great Lakes Dragway Wisconsin





The Fairmont The Plan -EricTheCarGuy
I think every build should start with a good plan. You need to figure out what it is you want to accomplish before you start paying out your hard earned money on a vehicle build. In this video I talk about my plans for my 1979 Ford Fairmont. For those of you not familiar, this is a Fox body vehicle which is the same chassis as the Ford Mustang from 1978-1992. That means that most of the parts that fit a Mustang of that vintage, fit this car. I'm not the first person to think of this, but I hope to put my own unique spin on this build to make it my own. I think you'll enjoy what I have in store for the Fairmont. If nothing else, it will make for a bunch of new and interesting videos this season. I can't wait to get started. FYI, that will likely be summer 2015. Thanks for watching. The best place for answers to your automotive questions: http://www.ericthecarguy.com Related Videos ETCG Gets a New Car: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L22GsHQi7tU The Fairmont, a Closer Look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2I0c-jJa14 The Fairmont Goes To The Drag Strip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkOdD0P38ps Emergency Radiator Hose Repair: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7TYxmMMdpk Carburetor Rebuild Basics (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85nszLpbbXY Carburetor Rebuild Basics (Part 2): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dprLQcQrAqE Carburetor Adjustment Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRrJQRtBNck How To Bend and Flare Brake Lines: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqyoTWFZ5K4 How To Replace Brake Hoses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iE9LM1ppR6g How To Rebuild a Front Brake Caliper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4FzXGrSrmU Replacing Inner Tie Rods Fox Body: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZ9w7LXPXbY Fairmont Lighting Upgrade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XTpVO5uqmE How To Aim Headlights with Hoppys: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3GOz8cX7Dw Tires 101: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r547mitzNOw The Most Important Purchase For Your Vehicle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW2Tw3pJFqQ How a Differential Works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYAw79386WI Modified Vehicles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECjMbkRjVzE Driving Old Cars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18LrBpBPNlQ Rebuild or Replace?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWjF56tFzRg Some Parts. Wilwood: http://www.wilwood.com/Index.aspx Nitto NT555: http://www.americanmuscle.com/nitto-nt555-245-45-17.html Wheels: https://www.cokertire.com/wheels/o-e-style-ford-wheel-primed.html Ford Racing 302: https://www.fordracingparts.com/parts/part_details.asp?PartKeyField=10271 T-5 Super duty 5 speed: http://www.americanmuscle.com/frpp-t5-super-heavy-duty.html Radiator: http://www.americanmuscle.com/mishimoto-manual-Mustang-radiator-79-93.html Manual Steering Rack: http://www.americanmuscle.com/flamingriver-manual-steering-rack-7993.html Coil Over Kit: http://www.americanmuscle.com/eibach-prostreet-coilover-7994.html K Member: http://www.americanmuscle.com/aje-kmember-7904.html Frame Connectors: http://www.americanmuscle.com/maximum-motorsports-full-length-subframe-conn ectors.html EcoBoost discussion: http://www.svtperformance.com/forums/showthread.php?948045-3-5L-EcoBoost-Retro-Fit Discussion about this video: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/kunena/18-The-EricTheCarGuy-Video-Forum/56106- the-fairmont-the-plan#126153 Social Media Links. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricTheCarGuy Google+: https://plus.google.com/100195180196698058780/posts Instagram: http://instagram.com/ericthecarguy 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.





1978 Ford Fairmont drag car with 408 stroker
My brothers sweet 1978 Ford Fairmont drag car with 408 stroker





1-22-12 turbo lsx 1979 ford fairmont project video 1
first time showing this project, quick overview of what i have and what i am working with, 2001 truck 4.8l, th400 trans, 3500 converter, this car will be running ms1-extracode, and msd6010 box for ignition, and getting a turbo, Intercooler and methanol injection. i also picked up a 8.8 rear for the car because this stock one will explode if i hit it with power haha





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