1998 Pontiac Firebird Overview

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Base
24 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,265
Convertible
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $7,804
Formula
6 national listings
Avg. Price: $9,123
Trans Am
Avg. Price: $10,353
Trans Am Convertible
4 national listings

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 — The 1998 Trans Am WS-6 is probably the fastest car I have been in, ever. 0-60mph in 4.8 seconds, 1/4 mile in the high 12 low 13 seconds. 5.7 Litre LS-1 Corvette engine with Ram Air (320 hp, 335 ft/lbs... Read More
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 — This car is fantastic, I drove this car all summer with the T-Tops out and hair blowing in the wind. It was fast, cool, turned heads, and never had a single issue. This car is an engine on wheels th... Read More
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 — I chose my car because it was a great buy and a quality product. I bought it as a sort of project car to build and also just to have for fun . My car started out as a daily driver, but I since I wor... Read More

1998 Pontiac Firebird Overview

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1998 Pontiac Firebird

Like its virtual twin, the Camaro, the Pontiac Firebird underwent a significant restyling for the 1998 model year while still retaining the strength under the hood which has kept it as one of America's classic pony cars. It comes standard with a 3.8-liter V6 and is rated at 200 horsepower. A 5.7-liter V8 provides a ridiculously strong ride for the price.

A great thing about Firebirds is that they can get you out of carpool duty; the back seat is virtually useless for anything other than grocery bags. Conversely, if your aim is to bring several friends with you everywhere you go, this might not be the car for you. Like the Corvette and Camaro, this machine wraps itself nicely around the driver while paying less attention to the comfort of other drivers, including the passenger who must contend with a large hump at his or her feet.

All in all, the Firebird offers great bang for the buck. It has been rumored that the Firebird can take an evenly matched Mustang off the line.

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Pontiac Firebird Questions

oldschoolmom
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What Does A Bad Pvc Valve Cause

my car turns on but won't turns off

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oldschoolmom
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My 1998 Pontiac Firebird Turns On For About 3 Seconds Then Turns Off. My Ba...

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Mon57erWS6
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1998 Trans Am Headlight Issue

I put in a new headlight motor on the passenger side. When i turn the lights on, only the drivers side comes up. When i turn them off, the passenger side comes up and the drivers side goes down.

24 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
Angel Michelle
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How Do I Know For Sure If A Head Gasket Is Blow/cracked

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firebird62667
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How Do I Fix My Headlights

i have a 1998 firebird and i replaced driverside headlight motor and it still does not go up i have to wine it up to have lights and when i turn my lights of i hear a grinding noise for about 5 secon...

26 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)