When I hear of an 88 being crushed it makes me sad. Some 88 parts are getting difficult to find. Like the steering racks off of those cars that can be rebuilt, etc. Any Fiero being crushed is sad as alot of it can be used to rebuild other Fieros.
Steve W. NE Grand Rapids, MI 88 Coupe
X2, they aren't making Fiero's anymore you know. In the not so distant future, people will be begging for 88 parts. Even 84's are harder to find since they aren't worth much to people. I think it would be neat to have an 84, even with all there problems, they have this attention to detail that is missing in the later years.
Yay, i own page 2!
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1G2PG1192JP211081 1988 Fiero GT 5-speed manual. Bright red with "camel" (beechwood?) interior. Gold-painted diamond pattern wheels (original). AC, sunroof, leather, power everything except the driver's seat lumbar support (no got), factory radio but no subwoofer. No rear wing. Third owner. About 40,000 miles. Currently in repair shop.
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have you considered using a google docs form for collecting this information? heck if your just keeping a flat spreadsheet, id suggest using it for the whole project. let me know as i have a lot of resources to help you with this project.. Oh and ill get you my VIN for my formula too....
Hey, I recently found this one at a car lot in Joplin MO... Didn't know if you had it yet or not...
White '88 with a sunroof, luggage rack, 4 cylinder, 5 speed, gray interior, VIN 1G2PE11RXJP205731.
He's wanting way too much deniro for it, but he's got good service records and I've heard it run. It's likely a really good fiero mechanically... Never been wrecked either. Wishin' I could afford it and give it a good home...
edit for typo on the VIN...
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Hey, it's pretty cool that someone is keeping a data base of the surviving Fieros. Here is my info:
I bought the car in October of 2009 G2PG9793GP268095 1986 GT White with white and gray interior Sunroof, AC, power windows. Mostly stock, except: customized Flowmaster, K&N airfilter, MSD coil, side intake scoop, and ported and powder coated exhaust 68095 of 83,974
The car is alive and well and is my daily driver.
------------------ Jim Martin White '86 GT California
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Well, Martin29, he is called 88database guy 'cause he was only doing the 88 model year....maybe somebody else has gone after the others...I don't know. And it seems he hasn't dropped in for a while....
Ok, I have a couple now and will have more for you eventually.
Vin: 1g2pe11r1jp213250 Fiero Type: Coupe Exterior: Red Interior: Gray Roof Type: hardtop Tranny Type: 5 speed Options: I really don't think any, no tape deck, don't think AC, not sure if it was a tilt steer or not though.
aldl sticker said 10/26/87
I will have to go back to get more info on the sticker.
The frame is rusted and wrecked and will eventually be crushed.
Hello Everyone. Thanks Raydar for the headsup on this thread.
I'm sorry I'm not the most frequent poster, but I'm still interested in tracking 88s, so if you have any of the following info on an 88, please send me the info and I'll add it to the 5000+ cars we have data on. I do not track the other years, but not because I don't think it's a worthwhile task. I just don't have time for doing more than just the 88s, and fortunately, other people have taken up the job of tracking earlier year cars.
I appreciate ANY info on an 88, but I make a point of tracking the following info: VIN, Factory Colors (Exterior, Interior, wheels for GTs (and Formulas in case some odd-duck gold rims were ordered)), Interior color, tranny type, roof type, and seat type (for GTs, Cloth, Cloth with Lumbar, Leather). I also track the date on the sticker on the ALDL connector. Any other info is welcome, and if you don't want your name associated with the car or the info you send, just say so and I'll strip out any reference to who gave me the data. I keep saying I'm going to put together a website but it might be awhile until that happens. In the meantime, PM me or email me at JwWILLHOFF at aol and I'll process the info.
There's a lot of new info on here since I last saw this thread, let me go through and see if I have any questions or comments.
Put your information here, and John picks it up and puts it in his database... As of now, we don't get to see the list: Maybe someday John will get it on the Forum, which would be really nice to have for all of us.....but we just trust that he has all the information at this time. Go back a few posts to see what the Database Guy wants.
I have an 88 GT that was white (currently black). It had an automatic (currently Getrag 5 sp). It had a 2.8 (currently 3.4 OHV). It had a beechwood interior with cloth seats(still beechwood except for carpet-now has Mr. Mikes leather). Options include power windows, power locks, cruise, AC, and sun-roof. The VIN is1G2PG1190JP212133. Apparently, it was originally an Arizona car, but it made its way to Indiana before I brought it to GA
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I'll post my Formula when I get out to the garage in a day or so. It's sad to hear of these cars being crushed. I'm really not looking forward to the day when I can't find any parts at all for them.
Not to worry.....you can still rebuild a Model A Ford with things lying around....who knows how some of this plastic is going to hold up over the next 25 years, but someone will get creative. The more cars saved the better, though, and logging them into a database has to raise awareness as to how few cars there really are.
I just bought my childhood dream car. It has been in storage at a body shop in Cincinnati since 1992, with only 16,000 miles on it. It was originally sold in Cincinnati. I consider this as close to a "barn find" as you can get. With some elbow grease and a little paint, buffing compound, and reassembly, it looks literally like new. I now have it in Florence, KY (right outside of Cincy).