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1979 Pontiac FirebirdReview
John writes:
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very nice.....would consider had various t/a s over the yrs

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1979 Pontiac Firebird Review
Denito86 says:
nice car
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Family Car Ranked 1978 Pontiac Firebird worse.
"color"
Would Buy Ranked 1978 Pontiac Firebird worse.
"better year"
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1979 Pontiac FirebirdReview
Sean writes:
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Great Car, But Needs A Lot Of Repair Due To Age, But Runs And Drives Great — well the car is a project so i dont know about how everything is but its reliable, starts every time and pretty easily too, not to big on speed but has good torque, car is built pretty well, has common rust for these cars and paint is faded but the car is 31 years old and drives better than my 97 chrysler concorde. it gets horrible gas mileage because it has a slow leak. the car is very fun to drive when i can.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: its fun to drive, handles wel, and it makes you think youre the bandit :D

Cons: rust... thats about it

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1979 Pontiac FirebirdReview
Josh writes:
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Greatest Car I've Ever Had! — This is a survivor! Built for heat, this thing withstands high heats with its nice sporty Chevy built motor. It cost quite a bit on gas, but hardly a thing in parts! And you know it's always fun to pull up in a Firebird! :D

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Looks great, long lasting, gets the ladies!

Cons: Heavy, no airbags, doors are a pain.

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1979 Pontiac FirebirdReview
John_Wolf81 writes:
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If You Have Dough And Time To Play! I'm A Family Guy Now, So I Sold It Off For A Minivan. Ugh! — had a heavily modified 69 Pontiac 350 motor. I was getting around 350 hp with that setup, then came the Pontiac 400 motor, swapped the 6x heads onto that and sold off the rest. fun project. Great handling, better power

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Fun

Cons: 70's Pontiac motors are POOPY!!

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1979 Pontiac FirebirdReview
Tanner writes:
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Love It — awesome, good quality parts very solid, becoming a popular collector car, 301 2bbl- not very much power but enough, very low cost to own, just change the oil, this is a very fun car to dive around in the summer.

Pros: muscle car

Cons: cop attractor

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1979 Pontiac FirebirdReview
Joe writes:
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79 Firebird — frame rot, other then that a real head turner, great paint job, not the biggest engine but still gets the job done with the 301 V8, if it had maybe the 400 turbo then would be plenty, might need a little more room in the back but as the driver who cares i dont sit back there!!

Pros: good lookin

Cons: frame rot

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1979 Pontiac FirebirdReview
Derek writes:
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Best Lookin Muscle Car In Payson Highs Lot! — Well mine has been in the family since it was new in 1979. It has about 200,000 on the original engine and still purrs like a kitten. Mine has been pretty much restored except for the engine, which I have plans for in the future. Great car

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

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1979 Pontiac FirebirdReview
Damian writes:
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2nd Gen F-body Muscle Car. — 400 sb chevy motor th350 transmission 3:73 posi rear ws6 performance package 17in cragar s/s mags hankook racing tires

Pros: rearwheel drive, very fast, and growing in value.

Cons: cant drive it daily due to 8 mpg.

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1979 Pontiac FirebirdReview
Fulcrum writes:
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Trans Ams Are Not Simply A Firebird! — There is a world of difference between a Firebird and a Trans Am. First off how about the 6.6 liter (Olds 403ci) It was faster then the desert wind, more powerfull then a raging lion to bad it got stolen.

Owner for 3 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:25,000

Pros: T-Tops, monster moter, 165mph top end

Cons: Big car! Huge turning radius.

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2002 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

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Love its Design..Power..Roomieness & Color. & The Way it Handels Smoothly. Read More

2001 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Review By Tom

Great car! However, I am looking for a car for my son and this V-8 manual hot rod is just a little over the top. I loved driving it but he needs a little less. Very clean, all the goodies, every thi... Read More

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It looks too plain. Plus the color not foe me Read More

2000 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Review By Guru9XTVHP

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This car was a great value and I am sorry I did not purchase it. As I just purchased a car 1 week ago Read More

1999 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Review By kenneth

Love the body type. I recommend car gurus to others Read More

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You would have to be in the era when this car was built to really appreciate amd understand the value of the car. Read More

1998 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Review By radavis83

Loved it bought it couldnt be happier with my decision Read More

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