1986 PONTIAC FIERO GT - THE MID-ENGINE CAR
Excuse the dark interior view. This was in a cramped barn with so-so
lighting. The Pontiac Fiero is a mid-engined sports car that was built by
the Pontiac division of General Motors from 1984 to 1988. The
Fiero—meaning "proud" in Italian and "wild", "fierce", or "ferocious" in
Spanish—was designed by George Milidrag and Hulki Aldikacti as a Pontiac
sports car. The Fiero was the first two-seater Pontiac since the 1926 to
1938 coupes, and also the first and only mass-produced mid-engine sports
car by a U.S. manufacturer. Many technologies incorporated in the Fiero
design such as plastic body panels were radical for its time. Alternative
names considered for the car were Sprint, P3000, Pegasus, Fiamma, Sunfire,
and Firebird XP. The Fiero 2M4 (two-seat, Mid-engine,
four-cylinder) was on Car and Driver magazine's Ten Best list for 1984. The
1984 Fiero was the Official Pace Car of the Indianapolis 500 for 1984,
beating out the new 1984 Chevrolet Corvette for the honor. A total of
370,168 Fieros were produced over the relatively short production run of
five years; by comparison, 163,000 Toyota MR2s were sold in its first five
years. At the time, its reputation suffered from criticisms over
performance, reliability and safety issues. Today, however, compared to
less adventurous attempts at two-seaters such as the Ford EXP, the unique
style of the Fiero compared to other American cars has left it a cult
following as a collectible car. It remains a popular chassis for rebodies
and electric conversions. A mid-engine layout was chosen as a way to
reduce both aerodynamic drag and vehicle weight to improve fuel efficiency,
and also for its handling, traction, and braking benefits. The sports car
potential of the mid-engine layout was not fully realized when the Fiero
debuted. Individuals present at the unveiling of the new fastback roof
style at a GM test track actually thought it was a new Corvette at first.
But this new body style simply became the GT model for 1986 while the old
1985 GT body style became the SE model. A five-speed Muncie-Getrag
transmission were installed,(coupled only to the V6 engines). Models
equipped with the four-cylinder engine remained largely unchanged. The
clutch hydraulic systems were redesigned with new master and slave
cylinders. 17,891 GT models were made this year with 83,974 Fieros' of all
models were made for '86. Thanks very much for viewing this extraordinary
1986 Pontiac Fiero GT.
CHEVY V8 FIERO-3
MY SON AND ME WITH OUR FIERO'S DOING A BURNOUT CHAINED TOGETHER !
Cruisin OC 2013 Turbo Fiero (1)
1987 Fiero GT 2.8L turbo V6, 5-SPD, 42K
original miles, Miller Woods Stage II turbo kit (12 psi), MSD Ignition, Bilsteins, IRM
swaybars & bushings, IRM Side Scoops, Centerforce Clutch, Michelin Pilots.
How to Remove a 2.8 V6 Engine from a Pontiac FIero step-by-step (HD)
This is a video giving a visual step-by-step process on how to remove the
2.8 liter V6 engine from a Pontiac Fiero using basic tools. The only tools
that you may need to rent, borrow or buy is an engine hoist and some 4
wheel moving dolly's. I've attempted to make this video as visual as
possible so that anyone could see how to remove the engine using basic
This video can also be a useful guide when reinstalling the engine as is
shows how things were disconnected. Most of the disassembly steps can be
done in any order with the exception of a few parts.
Please comment and share with other Fiero enthusiasts.
If I do not know how to do something, I usually turn to YouTube FIRST to
see if there is a video on it. Since I use YouTube to teach me things I
figured I'd pay it forward and post videos of what I know.
Paul's Lowered Fiero Gt
Early spring quick video 1" drop with axis 19" wheels, watch a better edit
of this video on my page
86 Pontiac Fiero GT *SOLD*
1986 Pontiac Fiero GT
v6 - classic muscle car
4 Speed manual
stereo works great
Engine runs excellent
no mechanical problems at all
89K original miles
asking only $2000
1987 Pontiac Fiero GT Walkaround
In this video I show some features of my car.
Shift Boot & Bezel:
More of my Fiero:
1986 Pontiac Fiero GT Start Up, Exhaust, Test Drive, and In Depth Review
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