Pontiac Fiero

Discussion in 'Member's Rides' started by Dr1ft3d, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. Dr1ft3d

    United States PA
    PSN:Dr1ft3D-_

    Last edited: Jun 3, 2012
  2. Ibonibo

    Premium
    Luxembourg Luxemburg

    upload pics through imageshack or tinypic...
    and yes we have another fiero owner on the forum
     
  3. Dr1ft3d

    United States PA
    PSN:Dr1ft3D-_

    Update with pics!
     
  4. Ibonibo

    Premium
    Luxembourg Luxemburg

    And if you take the link of the pics and put them between images tags you get this ;):
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  5. oopssorryy

    Ohio
    PSN:oops_sorryy

    I've always had a soft spot for these cars. Needs lowered bit and a proper duck tail spoiler to bring out all of the 80s glory!
     
  6. Motorcitydriver

    The Motor City / MI
    PSN:motorcitydriver

    Cool little car I would have advised a V6 version for more reliability.
     
  7. Slash

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    United States Indian Falls, NY
    PSN:slashfan7964

    Never understood why people liked these things. It's great that you have it but I always considered it one of the little rotboxes on the side of the road. It's in great shape though, nice find!
     
  8. GDII

    New Zealand NZ

    Possibly because it's a weird little mid-engined car. Sort of like the Toyota MR2 in the sense that it's like a Ferrari but cheaper and not made by Ferrari.

    Will.i.am had one because he couldn't afford a Ferrari.

    It is definitely a tidy example for its age. I hope you have as much fun in it as I do in my MR2.
     
  9. Eric.

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    United States
    PSN:GTP_Eric

  10. oopssorryy

    Ohio
    PSN:oops_sorryy

    I've always liked them because they are so different from just about everything else in it's price range except for the MR2. Both are interesting and fun, but the MR2 is lighter, faster, and more reliable. Doesn't mean that they aren't fun and IMO good looking.
     
  11. Flamedogg

    Philippines Wisconsin
    PSN:Flamedogg11

    YES A FIERO! :lol: Be careful and always keep an eye on your oil as well as for any leaks near the manifold, that is one way the can catch fire. Pontiac added a shield I think on the later 87-88 models to prevent this. Also if it ever runs really hot almost to the danger side, for one check the coolant pipes that run along under the car under the doors. Technicians can tend to carelessly put the contact pads from the lifts on to the pipes and kink or crush them.

    My grandma owns an 88 Formula notch V6 model and she lets me drive it. She even said she would hand it down to me when she can't handle it anymore, but she is still holding it. :lol:
     
  12. Dr1ft3d

    United States PA
    PSN:Dr1ft3D-_

    So far the little thing is holding up good. Found a valve cover ghasket leak a few weeks after buying it and it has a HUGE turning radius. Definitely turns heads though.
     
  13. Flamedogg

    Philippines Wisconsin
    PSN:Flamedogg11

    My 88's turning radius isn't that bad.

    This be her :)

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  14. Dr1ft3d

    United States PA
    PSN:Dr1ft3D-_

    It takes me 3 lanes to do a U-turn. Its a pain really.
     
  15. Flamedogg

    Philippines Wisconsin
    PSN:Flamedogg11

    I can do it in 2. :lol: You'll just have to start at the far side before you do the U-turn.
     
  16. Dr1ft3d

    United States PA
    PSN:Dr1ft3D-_

    Do you have a problem with the front tires keeping traction if turning with moderate to high acceleration?
     
  17. Flamedogg

    Philippines Wisconsin
    PSN:Flamedogg11

    Nope.
     
  18. Dr1ft3d

    United States PA
    PSN:Dr1ft3D-_

    I only noticed the last two days trying to keep up with my friend's mustang. Taking a few turns faster then normal driving or pulling into walmart and gun it wile turning. Straight ahead I go.
     
  19. oopssorryy

    Ohio
    PSN:oops_sorryy

    Your 84 is going to handle worse than Flamrdogg's 88, the 88s have different suspension thats thats better than any of the previous years.
     
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2012
  20. Flamedogg

    Philippines Wisconsin
    PSN:Flamedogg11

    88 is when the went with the 3 link suspension. Not only that, they the 84 is wayyyy different than the 88 in terms of suspension and engine cradle.