Fiero

On March 8th of 2010, I took delivery of a black 1988 Fiero GT that was purchased from Ebay for $2950. Car was shipped from Milwaukee to Detroit for $325. It had about 120k miles on the odometer and very light on rust.  Here is an evolving list of modifications:

Still a work in progress, inside and out.

Engine

Transmission

  • Slave cylinder – Autozone – $45
  • Polyurethane Transmission Mounts – Rodney – $70/each
  • Select arm pin and bushins – Rodney
  • Clutch pedal bushings – Rodney
  • Shifter rebuild kit w/ sandblast cleaning & paint – Rodney
  • Dipstick shim – Rodney – $3
  • 2.5″ Shorter Shifter arm – West Coast Fiero– $70

Suspension

  • Zero lash swaybar endlinks – Rodney – $44/pair
  • Rear coilovers – 300lb springs – Held Motorsports – Oct’10
  • Rear adjustable Koni’s – Held Motorsports – Oct’10
  • Rear prothane bushings, half greasable – West Coast Fiero – Oct’10
  • Rear swaybar bushings removed and greased – Dec’10
  • Front FieroStore springs – 243lb cut by half a coil for height – Oct’10
  • Front KYB heavy duty shocks – FieroStore – Oct’10
  • Front KYB Excel-G (343127) shocks – Oct ’15 – much smoother ride
  • Front control arms sandblasted and painted – Dec’10
  • Front ball joints, all 4 – FieroStore – Jan’11
  • Front bushings, prothane, all greasable – West Coast Fiero – Jan’11
  • Poly grease is all Superlube Silicone Lubricating Grease with Syncolon
  • Front swaybar bushings greased with Mobile1 – Jan’11
  • Wheels: Drag dr-34, gloss black with silver lip
  • Tires: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric – Mar’11
  • Front: 17X7.5 — 5-100/114 off45 — GBL — 225/45 17
  • Rear: 18X8 — 5-100/114 off35 — GBL — 245/45 18
  • Alignment – Belle Tire – 1.3 rear camber – Apr’11

Brakes 

  • Greased front slides and boots – April’10
  • Greased rear slides and boots – Oct’10
  • Cleaned front calipers to shine with wire wheel on drill – Jan’11
  • Front, EBC pads with 3M shims, reused pins, no spray, new rotors – May’11
  • Rebuilt/New rear calipers – Fierostore

Interior 

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  • Keyless entry – My own project using a 2000 Blazer BCM  KeylessRemote2
  • Lubricated locks so they work again – March’10
  • Installed dome light with 3 buttons instead of 2 (’84 Fieros had this?) – Junkyard
  • Window switches cleaned (helps windows move faster) – July’10
  • LED dome lights – Made with parts laying around
  • Autodim compass rear view mirror GNTK-177 – Junkyard -$5
  • Duralast Gold Battery – Autozone – Jan’11
  • Garage door button installed at rear defrost button location
  • Ruberlite Black floormats – Fierostore
  • Speakers: Kenwood KFC-415C 4×10″ – Craigslist
  • Stereo: Pioneer DEH-1300MP – Best Buy
  • 4″ Dash subwoofer enclosure -Fierostore
  • 4″ Dash subwoofer speaker grill – Fierostore
  • 4″ subwoofer  – Rodney -$45
  • Dual 2 channel amp bridged for subwoofer – Uninstalled: late 2015

Exterior 

 

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