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A Real Mera in Paradise by Fiero-in-Paradise
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The Mera from Finland (Uk-registred) was sold to Denmark. That means there are now 2 Mera´s in Scandinavia, mine (in Stockholm, Sweden),
and one in Denmark. I'm not alone anymore :-)





hope you can hook up with your fellow Scandinavian Mera owner.....and run the rails togeather
I had mine modified with a 3800 sc engine and love it even more

see JanR, RexGirl,#6001 and Mera X are all SE based Mera so we are a clique now
totally cool.......that's 4 SE based Mera for the registery

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I finally got video of my car up on YouTube.......Check it out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grxthHiMkec

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orPNGTi58rY

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I finally got video of my car up on YouTube.......Check it out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grxthHiMkec

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orPNGTi58rY



oh is that thing loud.....I love it!! stock??
And what color is that!?? it may be a trick of the lighting.....but that's looks real "deeeeeep" in the red dept! wow!
kinda Metallic.....but it may be the lighting.

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oh is that thing loud.....I love it!! stock??
And what color is that!?? it may be a trick of the lighting.....but that's looks real "deeeeeep" in the red dept! wow!
kinda Metallic.....but it may be the lighting.


I like it a lot too, Dan.....lol.....You're right though.....It does sound beefier than stock due to it having had some engine 'work', plus a Vortech Supercharger and Truleo headers.......As for the colour, well your eyes are not playing tricks on ya, Dan -- as it does have a custom deep red Metallic paint job that takes on different effects under different lighting conditions.

I haven't really opened her up too much on this motor yet, but when I did stomp the gas pedal -- She Flew --

I'm certain after you got your 3800 SC you also could really appreciate the extra 'Ooomph' forced induction has on these exotic looking babies!

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Dan, I want your engine, some dark night I´ll steal it from you :-)
I wonder if/when our Danish friend will find this thread?

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I like it a lot too, Dan.....lol.....You're right though.....It does sound beefier than stock due to it having had some engine 'work', plus a Vortech Supercharger and Truleo headers.......As for the colour, well your eyes are not playing tricks on ya, Dan -- as it does have a custom deep red Metallic paint job that takes on different effects under different lighting conditions.

I haven't really opened her up too much on this motor yet, but when I did stomp the gas pedal -- She Flew --

I'm certain after you got your 3800 SC you also could really appreciate the extra 'Ooomph' forced induction has on these exotic looking baby's!

Cheers


I thought I heard a "whistle" in there.....you supercharged your 2.8L Fiero engine?? wow!

I do indeed love wide open throttle......the 3.8L is perfect for the Fiero. I say that for the simple fact of easy mods. I don't wrench on cars so I may not be in the know.....but a hot cam, headders, and a full stack and we are close to 350-400 HP, right? not sure but its doable for sure. I got a V8 SBC I am toying around with ideas......I need a turbo Fiero and am quite impressed with the 3800 powerhouses up here in MI in Flint. but the V8 I got, "Big Daddy Dynamite" may end up being my "Turbo Fiero" instead. not sure.....cuz I think I want a '014Vette. midlife crisis is kicking in and they are finally in my League so to speak.

now......its nice you showed me what Mera X would have looked like had I painted it that color. I have mentioned here I wanted that color......but now I have to get the Red Chrome instead. its cool............I love that color too
good show on painting that shade. whats the name of it? promise I wont copy you
I knew it would looke sweet

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Dan, I want your engine, some dark night I´ll steal it from you :-)


have a nice swim
you need a Fiero with a 3800 SC in your life for sure. its soooo dreamy.
the 0-60 is a tight 5 seconds or less.........tons of torque off the line with upgraded suspension and brakes to top it all off.
I was not supposed to modify Mera X unless I bought the Prototype......but the chance presented itself and unknown to my knowledge #6001 was being sold at the relative same time. so its funny how life is and I feel all the better for jumping into the fire, so to speak

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I thought I heard a "whistle" in there.....you supercharged your 2.8L Fiero engine?? wow!

I don't wrench on cars so I may not be in the know.....but a hot cam, headders, and a full stack and we are close to 350-400 HP, right? not sure but its doable for sure.




Dan,

You may be closer to correct than you think about the 3800 SC numbers. One of mine is a Series III with a mild cam (VS), intercooler, N* tv, 3" exhaust, etc. with a conservative tune and it dynoed at around 300 HP and 300 ft lbs torque at the wheels.

Nelson

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I thought I heard a "whistle" in there.....you supercharged your 2.8L Fiero engine?? wow!

I do indeed love wide open throttle......the 3.8L is perfect for the Fiero. I say that for the simple fact of easy mods. I don't wrench on cars so I may not be in the know.....but a hot cam, headders, and a full stack and we are close to 350-400 HP, right? not sure but its doable for sure. I got a V8 SBC I am toying around with ideas......I need a turbo Fiero and am quite impressed with the 3800 powerhouses up here in MI in Flint. but the V8 I got, "Big Daddy Dynamite" may end up being my "Turbo Fiero" instead. not sure.....cuz I think I want a '014Vette. midlife crisis is kicking in and they are finally in my League so to speak.

now......its nice you showed me what Mera X would have looked like had I painted it that color. I have mentioned here I wanted that color......but now I have to get the Red Chrome instead. its cool............I love that color too
good show on painting that shade. whats the name of it? promise I wont copy you
I knew it would looke sweet



Yea, with the rebuild done on my engine and the Vortech with 10 lbs. boost I'm supposed to be around 300 bhp.......I'm not familiar with Red Chrome paint colour....Got any pics of it?

As for the colour of my car? Well, I called the guy and asked him if he knew the name for it and he said it was a custom blend........Closest I've seen to it is called Ferrari Rosso Rubino Metallizado..........If you really like it Dan, just go for it.

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now......its nice you showed me what Mera X would have looked like had I painted it that color. I have mentioned here I wanted that color......but now I have to get the Red Chrome instead. its cool............I love that color too
good show on painting that shade. whats the name of it? promise I wont copy you
I knew it would look sweet


Dan

If you are going to go with Red chromium, I would recommend Alsa Corp's red chrome paint. They offer the best chromium paints in my opinion and hold quite a few patents in this area as well:

http://www.alsacorp.com/

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NOOOOO. Stay away from Alsa chrome paint. I have a story for you:


So I was doing well. I had finished a front fender on my Super Se7en and it was fantastic. I used the Alsa chrome paint as a base and then put the Carrizma (DuPont) candy on as a basecoat rather than a true tinted clearcoat. Worked out rather well. But let me tell you how much work that **** is: First you must paint the part black and cut/buff it to a mirror surface. It has to be even shinier than you'd do for the actual finish coat, since any swirls show through the chrome. Then you apply the chrome by dusting it on with a touch-up gun. Its essentially airbrushing and it takes about one hour per square foot! Then you have to clear it with their crappy 'fast clear'. Then of course comes light sanding, and the transparent red layers, then some DC92 BASF clearcoat, then cutting/buffing again. Of course I had some black trim stages in there too.

Here's where it went bad:

While doing a little buffing on this fender, a chunk blew off the size of a dime. Looking close the flaw was in the chrome paint layer. It stuck just fine to the polished black layer, and to the clearcoat on top, but it didn't stick to itself. See, its more or less a powdered aluminum layer with little to bind the particles to each other. If a buffer can do that kind of damage, imagine what rock chips would look like. Seeing as a Lotus 7 is open-wheeled, the paint would be stripped by rock chips in a week with paint that brittle. I had done 3 fenders and had spent weeks on the paint scheme so far. I had to strip it all down, and let me tell you it stripped easily with a razor blade due to the weak chrome layer.

In the end I used simple fine metalic as the candy base and started over. The paint looks good, but not as good as the ALSA stuff did. However, at 20K miles the BASF paint is holding up great to rock chips and it sure was easier to implement.

If you want to do red chrome, use a wrap.

Oh, and on a side note, I had gone for ALSA's "black candy" in an attempt to make a sort of black chrome look. Once again ALSA let me down. The black candy, when mixed with clear, created a battleship gray with no depth nor anything interesting about it. Think of the color of an overcast sky where the sea meets the horizon. Worse, it had little clumps that caused black zits with streaks flowing out from them even though I mixed and strained the paint using normal methods.


Here you can see the ALSA base candy on the fender and the BASF basecoat metalic on the red for the nosecone. The ALSA has crisp reflections that give nicely red-tinted speculars and everything you'd want... Except its too hard to apply and wont last a week on the road.

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whoa......I am so used to talking to myself so much here I don't know where to start

I think since I am talking about my "Hope To Be" early Mera.....I am thinking a red chrome wrap would be the best. unless I am wrong in thinking I can peel it off and have some semblance of my OEM Red, intact not sure aint looked into it that far.......

I fell in love with this color early on in my ownership of Mera X and vowed to paint this color.......if needed.
now I get guys at work telling me I have to paint X but its original paint as far as I know.....and don't look that bad so I am years away from a paint job barring any mishaps......but this is where I drooled my first dripple for the Rosso Rubino Metallizado!

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I wrote the above before I read CharlieHorse's post.......its cool I was going with a wrap as is. he agrees. but I hope not to be mistaken in the hope i can peel off the wrap if i wanted later in life. i am never selling Mera X so i want to play around with it til i die.

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Dan,

You may be closer to correct than you think about the 3800 SC numbers. One of mine is a Series III with a mild cam (VS), intercooler, N* tv, 3" exhaust, etc. with a conservative tune and it dynoed at around 300 HP and 300 ft lbs torque at the wheels.

Nelson



RIGHT ON!! thanks for that tid bit
its all about the money then with my tax refund I think I want to go big this year.........but maybe a turbo V8 would be better
I think Mera X needs to take a year off in the mods dept. that way I can focus on Big Daddy Dynamite

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RIGHT ON!! thanks for that tid bit
its all about the money then with my tax refund I think I want to go big this year.........but maybe a turbo V8 would be better
I think Mera X needs to take a year off in the mods dept. that way I can focus on Big Daddy Dynamite






I did try the V8 route with one of the Meras and it now sports a fuel injected 383 engine. This should be somewhere around 400 HP and 400 ft lbs of torque. I will let you know if I ever get around to doing a dyno run on the car. I can tell you that 300 hp at the wheels (on a 3800 SC Series III engine) can be a bit scary sometimes so I wonder what the extra 100 hp will do.

Nelson

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I did try the V8 route with one of the Meras and it now sports a fuel injected 383 engine. This should be somewhere around 400 HP and 400 ft lbs of torque. I will let you know if I ever get around to doing a dyno run on the car. I can tell you that 300 hp at the wheels (on a 3800 SC Series III engine) can be a bit scary sometimes so I wonder what the extra 100 hp will do.

Nelson




Noice!!

make sure to get a video.....I would love to hear it roar!!

I am trying to make a Mera X slideshow video.........with live action shots. hopefully I can post something by Spring

if I get a good one......maybe I can make a Mera Compilation Video of all our rides
with you and yours permission of course.................speaking of which.

I have a sad feeling........cant find last years, not sure I got one but I have been getting a Hawaii calendar from Tommy every year since I joined this little love affair we got going on here.....and I don't think I got one last year and know I aint got one this year.

my question.....Has anyone talked to "Fiero In Paradise" in the last year??? I hope for the best here.......but I fear the worse.

best case TOMMY STICKS HIS HEAD IN HERE.......Malhalo Braghs!

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Doing about 70 on the freeway when the engine quit--dead. Couple backfires before I got it into neutral, and then to the shoulder. Towed it home. About 2 AM the next morning had the epiphany: ignition module! So, I did all the continuity checks of the coil and the pick-up coil and determined it was safe to spring for a module. Prices all over the place--bought the Delco at Amazon for $50. Installed--vroom!

Three Fieros and 25 years and never lost an ignition module--good fortune or bad?

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Doing about 70 on the freeway when the engine quit--dead. Couple backfires before I got it into neutral, and then to the shoulder. Towed it home. About 2 AM the next morning had the epiphany: ignition module! So, I did all the continuity checks of the coil and the pick-up coil and determined it was safe to spring for a module. Prices all over the place--bought the Delco at Amazon for $50. Installed--vroom!

Three Fieros and 25 years and never lost an ignition module--good fortune or bad?



i'd say that is great fortune.........hopefully this is not a start of more failures tho.
usually when a new part is added it finds the next weakest link.

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hi Dick, I would say you have been very fortunate in getting very long life from your ignition modules in sunny Arizona. The source of module failures is heat, although the quality control on the newer replacements seems to be spotty too.
It's very important to apply the heat transfer gel between the replacement module and the distributor base plate it mounts to. Use enough that it squishes out from every side when you bolt it down. Using the white silicone heat transfer grease sold by electronic parts store works even better. In the past, I have always refreshed the silicone grease on the ignition modules in my used cars (when I buy them and then about every three/four years or so, depending on design). Applying dielectric grease in the electrical connectors is probably a good idea too.

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heres to a blamy 30 degrees...here in MI.



this was yesterday morning under the carport. wow!
in both digital and analog readings........again, WOW!
sooo cold the dial moved backward

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hi Dick, I would say you have been very fortunate in getting very long life from your ignition modules in sunny Arizona. The source of module failures is heat, although the quality control on the newer replacements seems to be spotty too.
It's very important to apply the heat transfer gel between the replacement module and the distributor base plate it mounts to. Use enough that it squishes out from every side when you bolt it down. Using the white silicone heat transfer grease sold by electronic parts store works even better. In the past, I have always refreshed the silicone grease on the ignition modules in my used cars (when I buy them and then about every three/four years or so, depending on design). Applying dielectric grease in the electrical connectors is probably a good idea too.

Rexgirl (electronic tech)


Very good, Rexgirl, as an old electronic tech, I mean really old, I agree. These modules seem to fail up north, too. They generate so much internal heat that ambient temperatures provide little effect. Best insurance is to buy Delco OEM parts, yeah, they are a bit more, though Amazon price is pretty good.

Thanks, for your response--hope the "guys" are listening ;-)

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There is an 88 T-Top Mera with a N* conversion on eBay (looks like auto transmission) that has been converted to a F308 recently. The price is $17000 with all of the F car stuff, a basic 308 type interior, and manual (not correct) mirrors.

BTW, the build sticker has been removed and no longer exists. The same is also true for the MERA rear deck letters as well as the front nose badge. This update is based on questions I asked through the eBay system.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pon...Cars_Trucks#viTabs_0

BTW, the current owner is taking offers if anyone is interested.

Nelson



This car should have sold at this price. Seller claims it's an authentic Mera. Seat covers could have been installed better. I wouldn't do a N* swap, but it's a hell of an engine. Is some wrong with the car? Seems to have all the right stuff.

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This car should have sold at this price. Seller claims it's an authentic Mera. Seat covers could have been installed better. I wouldn't do a N* swap, but it's a hell of an engine. Is some wrong with the car? Seems to have all the right stuff.



This car is now listed a $12,500 on eBay Buy It Now listing and has a space for offers. It likely should go for this price even with the perceived "faults" from a Mera purist.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pon...151590993281?vxp=mtr

Nelson

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NOT MINE...but thought all the MERA folks might be interested in this:
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NOS 1984-90 Ford Escort Lamp 87 88 Fiero Mera Back Up Light E1FZ-15500-B
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS...em487b6c5ef9&vxp=mtr

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NOT MINE...but thought all the MERA folks might be interested in this:
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NOS 1984-90 Ford Escort Lamp 87 88 Fiero Mera Back Up Light E1FZ-15500-B
[URL=http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-1984-90-Ford-Escort-Lamp-87-88-Fiero-Mera-Back-Up-Light-E1FZ-15500-B-/311308345081?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&fits=Model%3AFiero&hash=item487b6c5ef9&vxp=mtr]http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS...em487b6c5ef9&vxp=mtr[/URL ]


Thanks, I needed one more to give me a spare set of these backup lights.

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Thanks . And if you see another, please let us know. One of mine has a broken lense, and it's back has hole where the mounting stud was located.

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Here's a couple of backup light links.


http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/...SEMBLY-/191215576743

http://www.ebay.com/itm/For...em2c855626a7&vxp=mtr

http://www.rearcounter.com/...00-B-parts84826.html

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I have also purchased the backup lights from:

http://www.nospartswarehous...7831/E1FZ15500B.html

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THINK SPRING!

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Thank you to Larry and Nelson

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Not an official MERA, but thought this group would enjoy my "ReMera":












2013 GM Crystal Red Paint
Still need to mount the rear deck vents.

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Very, very nice! The stance looks especially cool in the side view. It would be interesting to hear the history of ReMera.

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Very, very nice! The stance looks especially cool in the side view. It would be interesting to hear the history of ReMera.


Rexgirl...the history is as follows:

I wanted a very highly modified MERA and I couldn't bring myself to doing it to a real MERA...so I purchased the best 328 replica I could find...which is mounted on a 88 factory T-Top GT...from Member DOMINIC...thanks bud!

Since I wanted it to be a tribute to the MERA and it was going to be re-vamped with a bunch of technology upgrades...I thought what about calling it a Re - MERA = ReMera.

I did all the custom badges myself in PS and had them created from several vendors.

She currently has a 2.8 Turbo...but we are swapping in Jerry's 3.4 Turbo that he sold me and has been waiting patiently on a pallet in the FieroCave.


New Carpet from stockIneriors:


A few custom touches on the interior:


Mr Mike is working on a matching set of custom seats in the same two colors.

Custom Gauge overlays from SpeedHut:
Day:



Night:



Rob Amida finished my G1 dash:


Matching G1 interior door panels with our little extra door panel topper integrated into the panels.
Swapping out the steering wheel with a modified Grant wheel:

Mine will be just like the one above, but will have the arms wrapped in tan (Turmeric) with white stitching.


Its an automatic...so I have shortened the shifter and swapped to custom corvette shift knob:


Finished off with a nice sound system:
  • JVC KW-NSX700 Andriod MirrorLink Deck




  • Infinity Kappa 52.11i 5 1/4 Front Speakers



  • Sound Ordnance B-8PTD Powered Sub-woofer



  • A set of rear Rodney D's speakers



2 sets of head rest 3.5 speakers from the FieroStore:


  • I already have an Alpine - PDX-5M - 5 Channel 600W RMS amp ready to utilize as well

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I love that color!!! seems more inspired by the 328. looks nice as well as that logo.
that long side view pic reminds me a bit of the Aldino in the front fender clip like its longer .....that's cool too

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Mr. J., Your custom touches are very tasteful. Watch out, your other Fiero's may be jealous! :-)

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ohhhhh yeah.....broke ole X out the bear cave, let 'er air out and called OleJoeDad for an appointment for some fixin!



if worse comes to worse he suggests moving up to a Series III 3800 SC
so I plan the NorthStar throttle Body up grade and a few ZZP goodies for an even faster/better year of Git Sum!!
whats good with you all? any big plans for this driving season 2015?

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wont be long now

seems I will be missing most all weekend "Dust-Off's" again.
this time due to a Pfizer shutdown so we can tie in all last/this years work
ohhh well mo' Money more fast fun even found a 2015 Vette for $39,000 even......been hit but sooo?
too bad it sold over night ..........
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Quick question. Which vehicle should I take to Daytona this weekend? Both are available and in decent shape visual and mechanical wise.





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