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How many miles per year do you drive your Fiero(s)? by Gokart Mozart
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How many miles per year do you drive your Fiero(s)?
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Very very few. This year I have owned my car for 21 years and I have added just over 5000 miles on it in that time. I store it in the winter months with a full tank of gas, so in the summer my only driving goal with the Fiero is to use up that tank of gas.
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250, if that.
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I've been using mine to go to work with for almost a month now unless the weather is too harsh. Round trip is 56 miles per day.
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500-1000

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I put about 9K miles on my LS4/F40 swap last year plus another 10K or so on my other 4 cyl Fiero. I drive my Fieros quite a bit!
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Well under a thousand a year, well under, probably less than 500. some things we do a Fiero is just not going to work for. you can't fit much hay in one and a 1,000 lbs of animal feed is just a little much for it as well.

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About 10K a year, LS3/F40 swap. Getting ready to head for Daytona soon.

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I only drove my 87 GT about 500 miles last year. I was in the 'get the carb to work right " mode. I switched to the FAST fuel injection this winter. I hope to do a lot more driving this summer. The car is stored in my heated shop for the rough weather times. That is a lot of that kind of time in Minnesota.

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About 75-80K in 6 or so years on my 3800 swapped 88..
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About 125 miles a day to and from work, Monday - Friday. Roughly around 30,000 a year.
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It depends ( whether or not it is running ) Last year I drove it for about 200 miles.
This year I would like to take it to at least one show out of the area but it's not looking good
to have all repairs done that it needs.
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Originally posted by kendallville:

It depends ( whether or not it is running ) Last year I drove it for about 200 miles.
This year I would like to take it to at least one show out of the area but it's not looking good
to have all repairs done that it needs.


I usually set the trip odometer and once I pass 100 miles I feel likes its going to be reliable. But, i'm in the same boat. =)
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About 1000 miles, if that. I'm a little careful, since I never know if one of those trips will have to be to the mechanics.
Still, I love my 86 GT!
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About 1,000. Total in 27 years is 106,000.
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3000 a year for the last 6 years. I have the car now for 21 years.
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Any where from 10-10,000. I'll put 3000 on my 88 GT by next month and at least 5000 on my 87 GT later this year. In 2012 I put 6500 on my 87 GT during one three week and a half period. Maybe 200 miles on my 88 IMSA last year.
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Probably under 1,000 during the past two years.

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If you dont drive it atleast 1000 miles in a year you might as well sell it, no point in having if you don't ever take it out and enjoy it.

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I have had my 88 GT since 99. Up until I got my engine swapped to a Series III 3800SC I had driven it only 10K miles. Since having the engine swap, about 4 years now, I have put on 35K miles. It is so much more fun to drive with the extra horsepower I find I make it a priority to drive it in the summer months. I have been to the Daytona Beach Show twice now and have gone to Watkins Glen several times, along with making several trips to ride with my friends in Eastern PA. And then there are the trips with the Capitol City Fieros. It is so much fun to drive I can't help myself.
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I drive a fiero over 450 miles a week. Either my 88 coupe with a 3800NA or my 88 coupe with a duke and a 5 speed
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About 75-80K in 6 or so years on my 3800 swapped 88..
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I drive mine about 700-800 miles per year.

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I put about 300 miles on it last year...but that was in about 2 weeks, once I got it running. Then It went in the garage and I started the 4.9 swap. Hoping to get it on the road by June (ish)...it'll probably be driven lots until October when it gets parked.
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I've driven it for only one summer so far, and I've put on 6,300 miles. It would've been lower, but I drove it to school every day.
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3000 to 4000 miles per year but it depends on the number of car shows that I attend. None of mine are trailer queens.

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Originally posted by MadMark:

I have had my 88 GT since 99. Up until I got my engine swapped to a Series III 3800SC I had driven it only 10K miles. Since having the engine swap, about 4 years now, I have put on 35K miles. It is so much more fun to drive with the extra horsepower I find I make it a priority to drive it in the summer months. I have been to the Daytona Beach Show twice now and have gone to Watkins Glen several times, along with making several trips to ride with my friends in Eastern PA. And then there are the trips with the Capitol City Fieros. It is so much fun to drive I can't help myself.


I hear you on the more fun to drive now that I have a 3800. I drove a 2.5 for 12 years. What a difference. Barely touching the accelerator and I am at highway speeds!

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I have averaged over the past 11 years about 10k per year.

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If you dont drive it atleast 1000 miles in a year you might as well sell it, no point in having if you don't ever take it out and enjoy it.


That's a bit narrow minded. Maybe I just enjoy having it? My choptop hasn't left the garage in years...
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5200 miles last year from June to late October. And that includes a 750 mile round trip to Illinois and the 380 mile round trip to Frazee.
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That's a bit narrow minded. Maybe I just enjoy having it? My choptop hasn't left the garage in years...


How can you have a car not drive it, but enjoy it? I have owned my GT for approx. Twenty-Seven yrs. I can walk by my car 10 times a day and never get tired of looking at it, heck I can even set and look at it for hours, but that when something is wrong with it or doing something to it. But when we are rolling, we are rolling. But not to take a car out of a garage? I just don't know
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How can you have a car not drive it, but enjoy it? I have owned my GT for approx. Twenty-Seven yrs. I can walk by my car 10 times a day and never get tired of looking at it, heck I can even set and look at it for hours, but that when something is wrong with it or doing something to it. But when we are rolling, we are rolling. But not to take a car out of a garage? I just don't know


For one, if it were perfectly driveable then I probably would be driving it and enjoying it more. But in the mean time I derive enjoyment just from knowing I have it. I'm getting tired of working on it all the time. If you want to come to my house and work on it to make it perfectly driveable then yes I would enjoy it more, but in the mean time I derive enjoyment just knowing it's there.
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I'd be surprised if I put 100 miles on it last year, being stored at my parent's house. Before that, two years without driving it when the frame rotted out. And before that, 36,000 miles in ~ 8 years = 4,500 a year.

I've also only put 1,300 miles on my new car since I bought it in December, and most of those were highway miles getting it home, and visiting parents on Christmas. Plus a lot of business travel to the other side of the country.
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8,000 miles , it is the only car I own.
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Posted by SCO77 If you dont drive it atleast 1000 miles in a year you might as well sell it, no point in having if you don't ever take it out and enjoy it.

I don't agree I only put about 200 miles a year on the Indy, so I just bought another one as my daily driver. You can't have enough!

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I think, over the time I've had it, about 8-15 miles per year. I hope to change that this year.

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I only put on between 2,000 and 5,000 miles a year on the '88, depends on a great number of things here in Michigan. I'm a bit worried about this year because the roads are really in bad shape here. My '87 gets less than 1,000 miles a year, just because the '88 is more fun to drive.

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I have driven my '87 GT as a daily drive for the last 5 years. Over that period I have made 2 cross country trips and back averaging 6300 per year.

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1000 to 2000 if the weather permits
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