Adding a Power Deck Lid Release

Here’s a small tip that I found out as I started upgrading the body on Terri’s new 86 Fiero Coupe. You don’t realize how much you miss a power deck lid release until you don’t have one. This is one of the easier upgrades you can do since GM takes the cheap way . . . → Read More: Adding a Power Deck Lid Release

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Fiero Sail Panel Replacement

Fiero Tips and Tricks

Sail Panels

Have you ever wondered how that sail panel is held  to the body? The picture here to the right show an  85 SE with the panel removed. I recommend you  remove it if you are going to paint your car or if you  need to repaint . . . → Read More: Fiero Sail Panel Replacement

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Fiero Hood System

Fiero Hood System Few people realize that the hood of any car or light truck is actually a somewhat complicated system with several safety features most people don’t even notice. The only feature many people are aware of is the secondary latch on hoods that open from the front. (That second latch is actually . . . → Read More: Fiero Hood System

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Dew Wiper Observations

As many people know, the exterior dew wiper has 2 fuzzy pads on it. These pads collect trash or wear out and damage the window. I’ve had the doors apart a bunch recently and I’ve noticed the pads are very tight to the glass. This adds to the problem. The pads are pressing so . . . → Read More: Dew Wiper Observations

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Adorable Doors

WARNING: Doors are Heavy! You will need helper(s) to remove/install doors or rebuild the hinges. If you must work by yourself you can use a floor jack with wood or other padding on top to support the door. Don’t use a “bottle” jack. They are too easy to knock over.

Here’s a guide on . . . → Read More: Adorable Doors

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Adapter Plate and Flywheel Modification

Adapter Plate with the 1/4″ Aluminum blocks to move plate away from the block. The studs on the back side are what the transmission mounts onto. The plate is not 100% complete because the hole for the Half-Shaft still has to be drilled and the bolts around it are what will compensate for the . . . → Read More: Adapter Plate and Flywheel Modification

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