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  • Donut Media
    Donut Media   4 months back

    So did this episode change your mind at all on the Fiero? Is it under-rated? Over-rated? Still a fire hazard? Let me know! If you've owned one, I want to hear about it! If you want one now...I wanna hear about it!

    • Hypo327
      Hypo327  8 hours back

      As a custom modified Fiero GT owner/builder, I appreciate you doing this video, it was fun. But I have regrets that you could done a little better. Read my comments below...thanks...

    • Reinaldo Jose Estrada Serritiello
      Reinaldo Jose Estrada Serritiello  1 weeks back

      hey Donut, what about an episode on Suzuki Samurai, you just picked GM Fiero because of the Mohawk 90's James hairstyle and Boston band namehe likes, please create one

    • Contraband
      Contraband  3 weeks back

      Pop up and down headlights

    • gavin vennemann
      gavin vennemann  4 weeks back

      @Gordon Rogers the c8 corvette

    • 2m4fiero
      2m4fiero  4 weeks back

      My 84 fiero blown up like a little nuclear bomb (white cloud ) on the highway here in the Netherlands.
      a Rod spun out, hole in oilpan. But No Fire!
      I rebuilted the engine and drives real good. Why?
      Easy to work on,good GasMileage, I like the Notchback Styling , Roadtax cheap, headrest speakers,
      and of course the Pop up Headlights!

  • Hypo327
    Hypo327  8 hours back

    Go to my you tube sight video of my Fiero when it was stock, doing an off-the-line take-off, also my later 3.4 swap walk-around. She is now running a 270hp 3800sc out of a 2003 Bonneville. Very fast...!

    • Nick Lum
      Nick Lum  2 days back

      Pop up up and down head lights

      • Chad Freeman
        Chad Freeman  3 days back

        Get that on iTunes immediately.

        • HammerDown Trucker
          HammerDown Trucker  3 days back

          James.. do Trans Am plzzz

          • Lung Dong
            Lung Dong  3 days back

            General Motors Worst enemy in the World?




            GENERAL MOTORS

            • RespectBeautyTruth
              RespectBeautyTruth  4 days back

              Poor Eric Idle..

              • Jesus Gallego
                Jesus Gallego  4 days back

                need a up to speed on mercury cougar

                • Frank Thomas Flachmeier

                  You're funny - you get a sub! ☺

                  • ramjb
                    ramjb  5 days back

                    Never heard of this model in my life. Saw a picture today in a completely unrelated read, was left wondering "WTF, that thing looks nice".

                    Mid-1980s car that honestly wouldn't look out of place nowadays. Sad story for the model, but the aesthetics of that thing are just right. The 1988 model in particular looks awesome. Sad the model got axed, really has the looks.

                    • Tommy G
                      Tommy G  5 days back

                      I had an 85 1/2 GT..that little bitch was fun as hell

                      • Ron Brown
                        Ron Brown  5 days back

                        You know with a few mods a 350 v-8 will bolt right in, you do lose the spare tire. but any Fearo that had the 2.6 will accept a small block, the bell housing the same.

                        • george martin
                          george martin  6 days back

                          They did similar $hit with the Reatta....off the shelf parts when they could have put a supercharged 3800 instead..

                          • JO8327
                            JO8327  6 days back

                            Mannn the 2.8 mention brings back memories...What an awful, awful, motor.

                            • knytrydr73
                              knytrydr73  1 weeks back

                              GM has been a "design by committee" company for years. John Delorean was the last great engineer they had. I think the Fiero was partially based on his designs.

                              • Dragos Iepure
                                Dragos Iepure  1 weeks back

                                "WORTHY OF SHARING A GARAGE WITH FERRARIS, LAMBORGHINIS and PoRscHEs." *lil' grin and lil' laugh*

                                • t3g3lst3n
                                  t3g3lst3n  1 weeks back

                                  It was sold sa commuter car for girls,
                                  It had no power steering !
                                  So can't turn wheels if standing still... Only 3 turns rack on it...
                                  ...
                                  Fire car burns in front, engine are in rear, it it was the pcv rubber that failed and started to leak on the stock pipe header below. Car outran the vw golf gti from same time.

                                  Fail points are:
                                  Weak unvented brakes.
                                  Stuck headlights.
                                  Crappy head lights, as sealed beam.
                                  Tiny fuel tank in middle of car.
                                  Leaking sunroofs and dropping inner roofs (like on all other American cars).
                                  Crappy plastic interior that cracks.
                                  On 1988 you can't buy new rear bearings as gm 'never' sold them as spares.
                                  Seats can't be moved back, if over 1,90.
                                  It came stock with sub woofer stock.
                                  And so on...
                                  I got a blue 1987GT v6 2,8L

                                  • Lance Hondrade
                                    Lance Hondrade  1 weeks back

                                    5:15 what you all came for 😉

                                    • Dedric Huggins
                                      Dedric Huggins  1 weeks back

                                      Pop up up and down head lights. Next super bowl halftime performance

                                      • Wes Frazier
                                        Wes Frazier  1 weeks back

                                        Saw one burn to the ground, literally....they got it up with shovels.

                                        • DOVAWIRL
                                          DOVAWIRL  2 weeks back

                                          Did they mention how It got whooped repeatedly by the mr2? XD

                                          • Smirkish Tuscadero
                                            Smirkish Tuscadero  2 weeks back

                                            You better not do Fierro without doing one for RX-7 and The Nissan Z. Anyone my age will read this and easily see the correlation. Anyone older or younger will think "What the fuck is he smoking?"

                                            • Mustang_maya1
                                              Mustang_maya1  2 weeks back

                                              Look it's the pre c8

                                              • Not Fidel Castro
                                                Not Fidel Castro  2 weeks back

                                                Just imagine you’re hanging out at your friends house and all the sudden your phone goes

                                                *POP UP AND DOWN HEADLIGHTS POP POP POP UP AND DOWN HEADLIGHTS*

                                                “Hold up my mom is calling me”

                                                • Not Fidel Castro
                                                  Not Fidel Castro  2 weeks back

                                                  Blocky GM interiors and fiberglass body kits

                                                  Hmm Oh is this about the corvette

                                                  • stopglobalswarming
                                                    stopglobalswarming  2 weeks back

                                                    1 it sucks
                                                    2 it breaks

                                                    • S Lfranks
                                                      S Lfranks  2 weeks back

                                                      You should see if post Malone wants to collaborate on pop up up and down headlights with you

                                                      • S Lfranks
                                                        S Lfranks  2 weeks back

                                                        POP UP UP AND DOWN HEADLIGHTS. Great I'm gonna be singing that all day

                                                        • S Lfranks
                                                          S Lfranks  2 weeks back

                                                          I loved this car, and still do. GM was so far ahead of everybody else with this one. It was like they were testing what would happen if they made the vette mid engined

                                                          • Dave Pawson
                                                            Dave Pawson  2 weeks back

                                                            My broke a$$ roommate right after highschool got the last GT that was the showroom display by using his dad's name as him and the owner of the dealership were golf buddies. Of course my buddies dad didn't know this as he was kicked out for something else but yeah. Took them 8 months to find it too. Another friend had the base model which was insanely funny as he was 6'4" driving a girls car.

                                                            • Jeff Scalfano
                                                              Jeff Scalfano  2 weeks back

                                                              They do pop up... but do they pop down?

                                                              • yaren estrada
                                                                yaren estrada  2 weeks back

                                                                Haha so Im driving home tonight and I’n the distance I see some pop up head lights. Instantly the song popped into my head. I get closer to the car it and happens to be a white fiero! I chuckled haha good shit donut

                                                                • Chevy Trucks
                                                                  Chevy Trucks  2 weeks back

                                                                  You can’t spell Pontiac fiero without “fire”

                                                                  • Alex Stan
                                                                    Alex Stan  2 weeks back

                                                                    *0.7% caught on fire*
                                                                    Not 20%, still, that's 0.7% more than should have caught on fire but it was enough to ruin its reputation forever. I think James meant to say that 20 caught fire per month adding up to a total of 260 cars catching fire. Easy mistake. This episode is still probably the greatest 😂

                                                                    • Drew D
                                                                      Drew D  2 weeks back

                                                                      🎶POP UP AND DOWN HEADLIGHTS🎶

                                                                      • Robert Guzman
                                                                        Robert Guzman  2 weeks back

                                                                        Great info, but he is hard to listen to, he yells too much.

                                                                        • chicagofan76
                                                                          chicagofan76  3 weeks back

                                                                          The Fiero is a top 5 favorite car. Around 2000 I had a chance to get an ‘88 GT with a targa top? But at 6’5 most of my head was still above the windshield and getting in and out took 5 minutes. Sucks being tall.

                                                                          • Twixo
                                                                            Twixo  3 weeks back

                                                                            5:13

                                                                            • Richard
                                                                              Richard  3 weeks back

                                                                              7:00 I just about died laughing.
                                                                              She poured oil on top of the engine like you would drizzle olive oil on a salad.

                                                                              • devnull128
                                                                                devnull128  3 weeks back

                                                                                1984 Fiero was my first car. It didn't catch fire, but I did total it so bad around a tree that I split that sucker in half (literally). Been wanting another ever since I woke up from that crash!

                                                                                • O S
                                                                                  O S  3 weeks back

                                                                                  You are so cool man..this video was sent to me by a friend and it is cool as shit...love you man!

                                                                                  • Edmundo VIllalobos
                                                                                    Edmundo VIllalobos  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Only mid engine? wasn’t the 2006 ford gt a mid engine?

                                                                                  • Boosted SUBI
                                                                                    Boosted SUBI  3 weeks back

                                                                                    trust me they dont get 50mpg, mine got like 15

                                                                                    • Teddy Rosenburg
                                                                                      Teddy Rosenburg  3 weeks back

                                                                                      The beauty is that Ferrari themselves copied the front end of the fiero gt on the f40 it’s very very influential

                                                                                      • MrBadBricks
                                                                                        MrBadBricks  3 weeks back

                                                                                        *FUN FACT!:*  The Negro has the smallest brain mass! 👍🏿

                                                                                        • Barry Bend
                                                                                          Barry Bend  3 weeks back

                                                                                          LS swap it.

                                                                                          • Kevin Michaud
                                                                                            Kevin Michaud  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Gas prices in the 80's .75 a gallon

                                                                                            • atmosphere414
                                                                                              atmosphere414  3 weeks back

                                                                                              What happened to pop up headlights??