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1984 Pontiac Fiero Overview
1984 Pontiac Fiero
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1984 Pontiac Fiero reviews:
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1985 Pontiac Fiero Overview
1985 Pontiac Fiero
134 pictures
1985 Pontiac Fiero reviews:
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1986 Pontiac Fiero Overview
1986 Pontiac Fiero
265 pictures
1986 Pontiac Fiero reviews:
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1987 Pontiac Fiero Overview
1987 Pontiac Fiero
121 pictures
1987 Pontiac Fiero reviews:
4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars
1988 Pontiac Fiero Overview
1988 Pontiac Fiero
225 pictures
1988 Pontiac Fiero reviews:
4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars

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My 1985 Fiero Keep Dying But It Always Start Up Instantly. Can't Smog Becau...

My 1985 Fiero keep dying.but start right up again.can't pass smog it dies in the middle of The test.got the injector rebuilt.change plus and wires.

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My 1985 Fiero Keep Dying But It Always Start Up Instantly. Can't Smog Becau...

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tbosamuel
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Changing Oil In A Car That's Been Sitting

My 84 pontiac fiero has been sitting for 10 years and I need to change the oil. Is it okay to change the oil normally or since it's been sitting, should there be a special fluid added or should I ...

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Jasons1986
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Hard Start With High Idle

1984 Fiero SE Automatic. This one is driving me crazy! I has spend about $1,000 in parts and repair time at a local shop. Car always had a bit of a high idle (about 2,000 RPM), but I could live with...

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tbosamuel
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I Need Help Testing An Injector!!!

I have a 4cyl TBI injector and I don't know if it's broken or if it is just stuck. i started soaking it a day ago and I was gonna wait until the end of the week to remove it from the carb & choke ...

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About the Pontiac Fiero

The Pontiac Fiero an economy commuter car?  That's how GM marketed the sporty coupe, which was Pontiac's first 2-seater since 1938.  GM had originally intended the Fiero to be a sports car (hence, the Ferrari-sounding name), but budget constraints forced them to ditch the original suspension design and steal parts from other GM cars.  The result was a sporty coupe that didn't actually deliver racing performance with a meager 98-hp 2.5-liter I4 engine in a heavy body.  
But the Fiero stood out for being the only North American car to feature a mid-mounted engine, which enhanced balance, handling, and performance.  Introduced in 1984, the notchback coupe was named one of the Ten Best by Car and Driver and was chosen over the Corvette to be the Indy pace car.  A 1984 Limited Indy trim paid tribute to this designation.  But 1984 also saw some problems with overheating and engine fires, that were quickly addressed by GM in recalls.
In 1985, a faster GT appeared, with a more powerful 140-hp 2.8-liter V6 engine and 4-speed Muncie transmission. The sporty Fiero now not only offered a more satisfying ride, but it was still incredibly fuel-efficient.  A fastback version was introduced the following year and rebranded as the GT.  Modifications in 1987 added a more aerodynamic front end.  A very limited number of the custom-made Fiero Mera were offered in 1987.  The Fiero Mera was a Fiero given a Ferrari 308-like body.  A threatened lawsuit by the Italian automaker stopped production.
1988 was the last year of the short-lived Fiero, even though it saw a major redesign that gave it a new independent suspension more in line with its original design years earlier.  The new Formula trim is felt to be one of the best Fieros ever produced.  But GM claims the Fiero was never profitable and they could not afford to keep manufacturing the coupe.  A 1990 prototype was displayed, but never went into production, and Pontiac would not offer another sports coupe until the 2006 Solstice.  Because it shares so many parts with other GM vehicles, however, the Fiero is popular with tuners and is easily customizable.