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Picking up my "new" car on Saturday by Fiero 88
Started on: 04-13-2016 11:23 AM
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Last post by: E.Furgal on 04-18-2016 04:18 AM
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Report this Post04-13-2016 11:23 AM Click Here to See the Profile for Fiero 88Click Here to Email Fiero 88Send a Private Message to Fiero 88Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Everything is in place to pick this up on Saturday:

http://minneapolis.craigsli.../cto/5523795489.html

Higher mileage but seems like a very clean car. That'll be nice after the '84 project I just had hauled to the scrap heap due to major rust issues. I haven't had a running Fiero since I sold my '88 in 2003-4ish. It's about 3 hours away from me so it'll get a nice long drive with its new owner on the way home. Pretty excited as the car is very nice for this price point in this area, being the rust belt, most cars look like they were pulled from the Titanic wreckage. Seems as though the car has been treated pretty well over the years so I'm hoping the 2.8 has a decent amount of miles left in it before I'm tasked with a motor swap. Plans are pretty minimal aside from a future engine, I just want to replace/restore parts as they wear and enjoy the car for what it is.
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Report this Post04-13-2016 11:27 AM Click Here to See the Profile for Thunderstruck GTSend a Private Message to Thunderstruck GTEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
LOL!

Looks like it received the thumbs up .....................

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Report this Post04-13-2016 11:32 AM Click Here to See the Profile for Fiero 88Click Here to Email Fiero 88Send a Private Message to Fiero 88Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I'm inclined to agree!
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Report this Post04-13-2016 11:37 AM Click Here to See the Profile for carbonSend a Private Message to carbonEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Taking decent Fieros out of Minnesota... how darest thee!



Hope it's as good as it looks... I way overpaid for my 88 being rust free as well. Your price is much better.
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Report this Post04-13-2016 12:15 PM Click Here to See the Profile for tsharkSend a Private Message to tsharkEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Congratulations. Looks grest inside and out! I guess I missed the engine bay pics, though.
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Looks well cared for and not a bad price either. Post more info once you get her home.

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Originally posted by Thunderstruck GT:

Looks like it received the thumbs up


That's exactly what I was thinking.

I could never understand why people feel the need to hide their plates when they post an image of their car. How do they hide their plates while they're driving?
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Report this Post04-16-2016 09:47 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Fiero 88Click Here to Email Fiero 88Send a Private Message to Fiero 88Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
The car was as advertised. Extremely clean and no rust. It's nestled safely in my garage now, too dark for good pics though. Few issues to work on. Car runs very well however it does not like to cruise at 70 mph. Temp gauge climbs high enough to make me nervous and it has the common bouncy oil pressure issue. Temp is a steady 220 when cruising at 55 though so it was a long drive home. It doesn't have the high idle issue, but it is a bit erratic. Has a fierostore braided EGR tube and receipts for replaced vacuum lines so I'll have to do some searching on that. Overall, very good purchase.
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The car was as advertised.


Good to hear that it lives up to the photos.

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Report this Post04-17-2016 11:28 AM Click Here to See the Profile for CoolBlue87GTClick Here to Email CoolBlue87GTSend a Private Message to CoolBlue87GTEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Glad it turned out to be a nice car. Very clean interior, was a good price.

Enjoy getting to know it, what ya gonna call it ?
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Report this Post04-18-2016 04:18 AM Click Here to See the Profile for E.FurgalSend a Private Message to E.FurgalEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
 
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Originally posted by Patrick:

That's exactly what I was thinking.

I could never understand why people feel the need to hide their plates when they post an image of their car. How do they hide their plates while they're driving?


WeLP, when driving there is much less of a chance of someone snapping a photo of the plate to fine the vehicle latter to steal it, unlike when it's in an internet forum or photo bucket or on the internet in general.. there is a huge underground of theft rings that do nothing but search the web for vehicle to steal and either chop up or ship over the pond..

They also go hunting at bigger cruises and shows... and why many cover the vin with a "look but don't touch decal" and change the plates before they enter the show..

Your not that green that you don't think thugs use the web to search before hand, right??


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