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1988 Pontiac Fiero V8
Fun street car and autocrosser, seen often at Detroit Region SCCA, AROC and MSCC events in the early 2000's. 1988 Pontiac Fiero Formula with 350 small block Chevy, twisted wedge heads, Lingenfelter cam, ported TPI intake and SDS stand alone fuel injection. 18x9 rear wheels with 265/35 DOT tires. No spoiler, stickers removed, single outlet exhaust.
Never could get it to handle properly and drivetrain parts started breaking often even with the mild motor, so it was parted out. 12 sec street car, quickest in class for autocross but never FTD, so basically a nice way to throw away time and money but not feel too bad about it.
|1988 Pontiac Fiero Formula V8 Specifications|
Engine: 350 cubic inch small block Chevy, Twisted Wedge heads, Lingefelter cam, TPI
Chassis: Ground control coilovers with Koni dampers, Addco swaybars
Wheels: Team Dynamics, 17x7 front, 18x9 rear (widened by Weldcraft Wheels, Plymouth, MI)
Tires: Kumho V700 DOT, 205/40 front, 265/35 rear (never enough!!!)
Body modifications: wing removed, stickers removed, dual exhaust fascia removed
Electronics: Simple Digital Systems stand alone fuel injection system
Engine/trans coming out or going in again!
A familiar sight, on stands, waiting for something in the drivetrain to be fixed
Granny launch at Rt 66 Dragway in Joliet, 2.0 60 ft, and still a broken axle...
Ground Control coilovers on Koni struts, surprisingly effective
FEAD setup, car was built for AC but that was tossed quick, front block water inlets are blocked off for electric pump...
...water goes directly into the block through -12 fittings where the freeze plugs would go, this is the rear fitting
The front fitting for cold water in
Meziere remote elctric water pump in the bottom left corner of the pic, outlets top and bottom that feed the block
SDS stand along fuel injection system