1999 Pontiac Firebird Overview

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Base
20 national listings
Convertible
Avg. Price: $9,754
Formula
4 national listings
Trans Am
Avg. Price: $10,174
Trans Am Convertible
Avg. Price: $11,587

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 — The pontaic firebird is very stylish and aero dinamic and it has a meaty v8 engine to back up what its looks say about it. the two front seats are very nice the driver seats dashs and controls soround... Read More
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1999 Pontiac Firebird Overview

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1999 Pontiac Firebird

The Pontiac Firebird isn't really made for more than one person.  With a tiny rear seat and little regard for the front passenger, it's all about the driving experience.  And once you're behind its wheel, who gives a hoot about anyone else inside or outside the car?  The 1999 Firebird is fresh off a redesign from the previous year, so few changes were in store.  It got a bigger gas tank and a new traction control option across the line.  The V8 models also got a Torsen limited slip differential.  To celebrate its 30th year, a special anniversary edition white Firebird with blue stripes was issued, with an airbrushed image of Knight Rider's David Hasselhoff on the hood.  OK, I'm kidding about the Hoff part.
The 1999 Firebird came in both coupe and convertible forms.  Base model featured a 3.8-liter, 200-hp V6, while the Formula and Trans Am carried the new LS1 V8 engine rated at 305-hp.  With the WS-6 performance package, that rating went up to 320-hp and added dual exhaust tips, alloy wheels, and hood scoops.  The LS1 harkened back to the muscle car days of yore, producing one of the fastest Firebirds in Pontiac history.  
The LS1 V8 was fierce and fun, say owners, though V6 drivers were more than satisfied with their engine performance.  Aggressive styling, tight cornering, and overall muscle car action are the Firebird's biggest selling points, along with its affordable price tag.  A backseat that would make Mini-Me feel claustrophobic, poor traction in bad weather, and problems with the ABS system were common complaints.

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Pontiac Firebird Questions

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V6 Firebird Problems

Ok, so my 1999 V6 Firebird for some reason when I run it too much it starts to choke? Like if I push the gas too much it starts to just not want to go and well I changed the spark plugs, put new ...

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phoenixsky
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After Driving About 40 Miles My Pontiac Firebird 1999 Shifts Gears Choppy W...

I have a pontiac firebird 1999 automatic transmission. After driving about 40 miles and I make a stop (like at a stop light ) and then put my foot on the gas my car shifts gears choppy instead of sm...

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Dre_tech27
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99 Firebird Headlight Won't Come Up?

I replaced my headlight motor gear on the drivers side (plastic gear) and when I reinstalled everything it was working fine after my first test of flipping them up and down. But I was curious to ...

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Missing Number Five

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Missing Number Five

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