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post #1 of 8 Old 11-18-2005, 01:46 AM Thread Starter
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Alright, guideme 1979 fairmont....4-door



That is what we are working with, 1979 Fairmont 3.3l/C3. Soon to be 5.0/T-5. I want it handle "decently" (is that a word). So far I have gathered up SN-95 front brakes, Tokico rear shocks, rear 91GT sway bar, 95 Cobra front sway bar, soon tubular k/arms, and some factory front struts. What should I do? I am going for bang for buck mostly factory stuff but the best. In my 79 coupe I welded on the factory control arms to make them "boxed." I know the ply bushing trick one side only in the rear. I have Global west panhard bar should I install it? I figure cc plates are a must, along with a front/rear strut/shock tower brace. alsong with some subframes how does that sound?

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Most all the Fox stuff bolts in there. Go for it...

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THAT SOUNDS LIKE IT'S GONNA BE AN AWESOME CAR!!!

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I believe if it has the inline 6 in it you have to swap the K-member for a V8
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TN is correct, the inline six used a different cross member than the I-4 and V-8's.

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Yea, he said k-member is coming soon along with the motor.
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yea the k member is going bye bye, you can actually modify it and drill a new hole and cut an ear off but i am getting a tubular for weight savings purposes.

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Cool, keep us up to date as you progress. I still think that some day I've gotta do a Fairmont track car, I just don't know when that will be.

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