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This was one of my favorite parts of the #FairmontProject so far, fabricating the parking brake cables. It may not seem glamours, but when you build a car from scratch, everything that you put into it becomes special. Especially if it's a useful think like a parking brake.

When I purchased my 5 lug conversion kit and brake kit, it came with a set of parking brake cables that were suppose to work with the new brakes. Thing is it was set up for a fox body mustang, not a Fairmont. I had to get a little creative if I wanted a parking brake.

Please don't be too hard on me about my welds in this video. I was still learning. I was also having some issues with the welder that I mention in the video. I leave this kind of thing in my videos because I know it's the type of thing you might run into with your projects as well. I may not look as good as a result, but at least you'll have good information on how to handle the same issues if you run into them.

My 5 lug kit: https://lmr.com/item/SVE-2300DK-B/1993-Mustang-Black-SVE-5-Lug-Conversion-Kit-31-Spline

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Camera: Brian Kast

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Face Shield:

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Cut off Wheel:

Astro Pneumatic 207DX 3 Cut Off Tool 20000rpm And Cut Off Wheels 25pc And 11 Tool Bag Astro Pneumatic 207DX 3" Cut-Off Tool - 20,000rpm And Cut-Off Wheels - 25pc And 11" Tool Bag
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Rockwell 20v Impact:

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Astro Torque Sticks:

astro 10pc Torque Limiting Extension Set Astro 10pc Torque Limiting Extension Set
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