Nice story. We get compliments from my sons fiance about my Fiero all the time. Many young people seem to like the sporty look and timeless design.
As for the windshield wiper circuit board, they can be repaired by replacing a few small parts. There is info on the repair process somewhere in the archives of this forum and I believe that Rodney Dickman may sell a kit.
" THE BLACK PARALYZER" -87GT 3800SC Series III engine, custom ZZP /Frozen Boost Intercooler setup, 3.4" Pulley, Northstar TB, LS1 MAF, 3" Spintech/Hedman Exhaust, Autolite 104's, MSD wires, Custom CAI, 4T65eHD w. custom axles, HP Tuners VCM Suite.
87GT - ALL OUT 3.4L Turbocharged engine, Garrett Hybrid Turbo, MSD ign., modified TH125H
" ON THE LOOSE WITHOUT THE JUICE "