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things that piss you off about the Fiero by racingfortheson
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It pisses me off that little things like floor mats are $100+ for the car.
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All the panties that come my way when I drive mine.
Instant rockstar status.
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Originally posted by KissMySSFiero:

All the panties that come my way when I drive mine.
Instant rockstar status.


why would that piss you off?

But I hate the rust that I just found in my trunk
and the way the heater/ac tubing is run - stupid in my opinion

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That they ceased production after 1988.

The looks of the fiero surpassed many cars from the GM line-up.

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Lack of HP
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Parking brake design
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Originally posted by racingfortheson:

It pisses me off that little things like floor mats are $100+ for the car.


I think the last set I found at the wreckers from a GT cost about five bucks!
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Originally posted by Patrick:

I think the last set I found at the wreckers from a GT cost about five bucks!


Bla bla bla, I'm so cool. LoL I'm just joking. I'm on the look out for deals like that!
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Originally posted by racingfortheson:

I'm on the look out for deals like that!


Yeah, I'll often snap up a "deal" when it presents itself.

Sometimes these items come in real handy.

Mostly though, they take up a lot of space in my basement.
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I hate that they didn't come with a bulletproof Nsx 5spd transmission from the factory.

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That everything's so damn expensive and difficult to obtain.

But that's more a problem unique to my locale than a problem with the car!
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O, and I hate it when my buddies say, "I had a girlfriend who had a Fiero in school."
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Originally posted by racingfortheson:

O, and I hate it when my buddies say, "I had a girlfriend who had a Fiero in school."


That may not be all bad.

HAD a girlfriend may mean she is still available, AND likes Fiero`s
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Frankly, I can't think of one thing.
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Needed to have a better attaching system for the GT quarter windows (US ditches should be littered with those things) and the dash corner vents should of been redesigned to cover the all to common busted corner.
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One of the greatest looking cars ever designed and I'm going to work on it till I drop dead.

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Changing those dang 3 sparkplugs......You know what I m talking bout.............
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I am the opposite, I am glad we can still get embroidered floor mats for any price!

I will second the rear 3 spark plugs! Break one of those suckers off, and your in for a real PAIN. (I know)

After that, getting an alternator out of an 88 ranks a close second...
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Brittle plastic trunk lights.
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Originally posted by Bloozberry:

Brittle plastic trunk lights.


Lots of the assemblies are "snap together - break apart"

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That everytime I tell someone that I got a Fiero I either hear "Why?" or Don't they catch on fire?
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Ive gotten that a few times and just reply by saying , Can i park it in your garage?
 
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Originally posted by markkrug:

That everytime I tell someone that I got a Fiero I either hear "Why?" or Don't they catch on fire?

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I just ask them if they have a mid-engine sports car. lol
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Absolutely!!!


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Originally posted by KissMySSFiero:

All the panties that come my way when I drive mine.
Instant rockstar status.


If you hate panties you could drive by a gay bar and get some boxers.
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"HATE" is such a strong word.

There are a few things that are annoying or just a pain...which many have been listed above....and can be corrected as we see here every day by our members.

But the one thing I would change and have not worked on a mod to do it YET, is the E-BRAKE placement.

I grew up using my e-brake and I don't mean for parking ...and at least for me...that is impossible to do with the Fiero e-brake's placement.


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Walmart in Tyler has generic floor mats starting at 9.99.

If you want something nice it is going to cost more........

I have a set of custom mats that are black carpet material with FIERO done in red. I will sell them to you for $35.00. They cost about a $100.00 new & they are almost brand new as I opted into coco mats. You have my number, call if interested.

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Originally posted by racingfortheson:

It pisses me off that little things like floor mats are $100+ for the car.


$100 is not bad for out of production OEM floor mats, if they're in good condition. The OEM mats for my del Sol go for $300+ even faded pretty bad with holes in them.

But there are shops on-line and on eBay that will sell brand new solid color, or with a simple embroidered "Fiero" or such for less than $100, too. Mats made to fit a specific car are going to be more expensive than the generic crap at AutoZone though.
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The fact that I didn't have one for 8 months. That's all changed now, just bought a new one this week. 88 GT CJB T-Tops

I guess I could say the tear in the drivers seat, but that is just were everybody loves driving them so much.
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You buy one and then they multiply.
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Originally posted by pete 2m4:

You buy one and then they multiply.


Yup, they are like cats
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Driveline absorber unavailable anywhere.
86-88 GT tail light prices getting down right crazy.
Center console/radio surround bowing.
Questionable factory ball joints.
Lackluster braking power.
Pita to replace V6 oil pan gasket.
Vertical scratches in door glass.
Phantom wipe annoyance.
Clutch bleeding tricky .
Sticky PDL's.
Slow power windows. (and I mean slooooow)
Cracked dash corners.
Dreaded V6 hunting idle.
Blowing ICM's in the V6 way too much.
Dragging rear calipers.

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Originally posted by fieroseblack:

Walmart in Tyler has generic floor mats starting at 9.99.

If you want something nice it is going to cost more........

I have a set of custom mats that are black carpet material with FIERO done in red. I will sell them to you for $35.00. They cost about a $100.00 new & they are almost brand new as I opted into coco mats. You have my number, call if interested.

PM sent
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It's a GM car. Everything pisses me off about it. lol
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The annoyingly dim instrument lights. And if that's not enough, they provide you with a rheostat to tone them down if you still find them too blinding. LOL

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Originally posted by Kitskaboodle:

Phantom wipe annoyance.



An 88 circuit board will fix that.

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The fact that I own 3 Very rare ones and cant drive any of them
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Draws too much attention in traffic. While I realize this is sort of a good thing, far to many accidents have occurred very close to me.

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*@#$% T-Tops. I love them when the wx is nice, but I hate that I can't drive in the rain without getting water inside the cabin. If it wasn't a CJB car, i'd cut the roof off and do a "T-Top to Hard Top" swap.

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The fact that I own 3 Very rare ones and cant drive any of them


The fact he owns 3 very rare ones and I cant drive any of them......
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