de80q
de80q Reader
12/10/19 4:02 p.m.

The guy I sold my old fiero to bolted a 350 to the banger autobox that was in it.

Agent98
Agent98 Reader
12/10/19 5:12 p.m.

I wonder if a Camry v6 would slip in there or course there's a the North star option...

Mndsm
Mndsm MegaDork
12/10/19 5:19 p.m.

LS4? Is that the FWD one? 

 

stuart in mn
stuart in mn MegaDork
12/10/19 5:35 p.m.

http://www.v8archie.us sells V8 conversion kits.

jdogg
jdogg New Reader
12/10/19 8:12 p.m.

Mazda KL V6 just don't be a dolt and get the oil cooler lines backwards lol

ep16
ep16 New Reader
12/16/19 12:33 p.m.
RichardSIA said:

OK, I had to look that one up.

Nice rev limit, too bad it appears so very complex, never get it to run without the ECU and all the sensors. 

Wondering if the earlier 2.0 might be simpler?

 

They are based here in the UK, but it may be worth looking up "crapengineering" on Facebook regarding a potential Mazda KL swap

914Driver
914Driver MegaDork
12/16/19 1:45 p.m.

Buy some tubing and make a GRM Ariel Atom?

Nick_440
Nick_440 New Reader
12/16/19 2:16 p.m.

what you could do is keep the iron duke in the back until it pukes out and find a rear ended fwd v8 caddy, olds, etc with a northstar, 455, 500, etc, and chop it and the fiero in half and weld them together. or, if you like well handling cars, a 1st gen neon, civic, accord v6, or any other well mannered fwd car and do the same twin engine awd thing.

Campbelljj
Campbelljj New Reader
12/16/19 5:48 p.m.

I’m a car nut by anyone’s standard and I normally would never suggest such a thing as I’m about to but I’d recommend lighting the fiero on fire and let it burn.  I’ve never been a fan of Pontiac's mid engined wonder.   I’m sorry and I feel really bad having just typed that.  

TommyWants
TommyWants New Reader
12/18/19 10:15 a.m.

I've got an Audi v8 and 5 speed I was going to stuff in a Fiero. The obvious answer is 3800sc or turbo. Cheap, easy, big power possible, and been done so many times there's all the resources you could need. Northstar is also a pretty good option, they're cheap and can be adapted to gm fwd manuals pretty easily. Same gm metric bellhousing. The 88 Fiero had better suspension but it wasn't really lotus at all. The earlier ones are actually better to modify because the 88 wheel bearings are unobtainium and there are suspension options to fix the bump steer issues in the early models. 

exST165
exST165 Reader
12/19/19 12:28 p.m.

How do you plan on shedding 1,000 pounds much less easily?  

Asking because I have a 1985 Fiero Notchback that I'm at a cross-roads on ....

 

exST165
exST165 Reader
12/19/19 8:11 p.m.

Looking forward to your seeing your progress! 

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