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Room To Expand, Lots Of Fun — good acceleration out of stack engine. nice look inside and out car has held together all these years not a lot of maintainence. some squeaks in belts but the belts are probably 20 years old so their a little loose lots of fun to drive, everyone looks lots of compliments

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: nice look low maintainence, powerful

Cons: NONE

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81 Firebird Formula — 383 stroker, 650 dbl pumper, 8 miles per gallon. have been restoring for 5 years. motor is done. working on interior now. hoping to add a rear mounted turbo in a couple years. needs new rims. maybe some craigers. alot of fun

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

Pros: that it's mine

Cons: wish I had unlimited amounts of money to throw at it

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1981 Pontiac Firebird — I like the way it handles I wish the braking power was better. Finding parts is always a fun task. I wish it had a bigger motor because it only has a baby 265 4.3 V8 but on the up side gas millage is pretty good

Pros: Handles good

Cons: Finding parts when needed

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My Mean Green Machine — It came from the factory with a V-6 ,but was running a Chevy 305V8. It was greenand had camaro rims,and a hurst shifter. This car good power but previous owners did ghetto repairs on it which fell into my lap. the mufflers kept falling off. and the engine oil dipstick was being held on by some electrical tape. Despite all that i still managed to smoke a Mustang LX with a 5.0 in it top end. estimated at approximately 150mph. the body was flawless and i even took a 90 degree turn at 55mph kicking it sideways while still maintaining control.

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

Pros: Plenty of power,smoking mustangs,burning rubber. last year for that style

Cons: previous owner b.s. and mechanical problems due to neglect.

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Reviews From Other Years

2002 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

The Power And The Look Of A Classic Sports Car. By Hollywoodhandler

This car is very eye-catching. The sleek style always turns heads, especially when the top is down. It has lots of power and handles corners like a dream. it gets approximately 22-24 miles mpg highway... Read More

Soooo Much Fun By mottomike7

and at least with my version 188k miles, the reliability was an issue. The alternator went along with the pullies and the belts but in all fairness any car that is 13 years old and with nearly 200k of... Read More

2001 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Ls1 By Kyle

Its a nice powerful car with amazing looks. Gm did a awesone job at making the 4th f bodys. Its a true mustang killer! With over 300hp stock and very little to be done to make it to 400hp. ls1 was tou... Read More

My "mid-life Crisis" Car! By Ran322

It takes some getting used to, and there are a few tricks to learn to be able to see around the blind spots and keep the back from sliding on the turns. I certainly wouldn't let my 20 year old son dr... Read More

2000 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

It's Awesome ! By Dianataylor

I didn't have anything that I disliked about this car. It's fun, very economy, easy to maintain and a lot of fun to drive. Especially after a stressful day. There is nothing like driving around with ... Read More

I Would Definitely Recommend This Car. Sleek, Smooth, And Beautiful. By summit900

The look of this car is beautiful. The inside is nice for a 14 year old car. There are no rattles or any problems. The t-tops and rear hatch seals don't leak, this seems to be a problem area for these... Read More

1999 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Black Beaty By migration_mln876

This car is a V6, but it does have power and speed. Had good take off power, she glides around curves like they are nothing. This car loves to go fast, faster you go the smoother the ride, it's an o... Read More

Raven 13 By Anita

My bird is always fun to drive! With the Eaton rear end, she hangs the curves like there's no tomorrow!!!!!Who cares about gas mileage? She was built to run. Performance is top notch, and appearance I... Read More

1998 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Awesome! By Defyall1986

Love everything and hate nothing about this car. Awesome looking car with great power. Has ton of appeal and turns heads everywhere. Future classic car with timeless styling! Since Pontiac no longer e... Read More

Looks Good, Runs Good, Overall Great Car By JakeLangbecker

kinda hard to find parts to repair, if bought in good shape and condition, congrats, if not well you have your work cut out for you. nice over all power, should've gotten the v8. nice car over all tho... Read More

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