A weight study was conducted of the Ford Fairmont 4-door sedan with 4-cylinder engine and 4-speed manual transmission. The vehicle teardown was limited to the detail necessary to be useful to project near term weight reduction for automotive fuel economy studies. A complete parts list, which includes component description, quantity per car, total weight per car, material description, method of fabrication, and gauge thickness and photographs of the major components, are presented.

  • Corporate Authors:

    South Coast Technology, Incorporated

    15001 Commerce Drive, Suite 406
    Dearborn, MI  United States  48120

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Siegel, H M
    • Andon, J
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 106 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00190969
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-803-683
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-7-01790
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 12 2002 12:00AM