Car Wars: The Fiero Awakens | 1985 Fiero 2M4 Revival - Part 7

The engine goes back in the car. The car goes back on the road. The road stays exactly where it is.

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  • Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. I worked really hard on this video and I'm pretty proud. Please enjoy it. Also hey I started a Patreon a while back but haven't really said anything about it. Since I upload so sporatically, I have it set to every upload instead of a monthly thing, also only for my bigger videos (not short ones like my saturday projects). Please don't feel oblogated to support my projects/channel, but know that it would be truly appreciated. Okay thank you I love you bye

    Ronald FingerRonald FingerЖилийн өмнө
    • Hi how are you doing how much is 100 bucks in Guyana dollars I rally love ❤ you vids I am a heack of a fan for u send me 1000 bucks and I gave u a brand new bugatti Chiron

      Joshua DyamatJoshua Dyamat21 өдрийн өмнө
    • Loving this series. One suggestion, invest in some impact sockets for your driver. Chromium ones work fine, until one shatters in your face

      M0ntyM0nty10 сарын өмнө
    • 7:05 to 7:30 haha! Great man. Love your blunt, observational sense of humor.

      Viable HickoryViable Hickory11 сарын өмнө
    • I’ve invested hours today watching from the first video.. where are the last episodes? 😅

      carloshp26carloshp26Жилийн өмнө
    • @ronald, wheres the part 8 &9 bro

      Mohammed baigMohammed baigЖилийн өмнө
  • Part 7, "3 more episodes to be precise" Episode 14 released 2/27

    Kenneth TurnerKenneth Turner2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Why go through all the hassle on the exhaust when it seems like the Fiero Store just fucked up and sent you bad quality stuff?

    CarputingCarputing3 өдрийн өмнө
  • This is the first video segment where I have left a comment. I am blown away by your focus, energy, desire to learn new skills, work ethic, and strive for perfection. These character traits are quite scarce with many young people today. I grew up fixing up older cars when I was young, and those experiences have reaped huge dividends. I built my first engine, a VW, at age 21. I also have tried to pass this same mechanical passion to my two sons. I totally understand your selection of this vehicle. It is not only totally cool and sporty, but you will be the only one of a potential few others in Houston driving a Fiero. By the way, my experience with the "Iron Duke" came in 1988 when I purchased a used 1976 Mark Twain tri-hull boat with an OMC inboard/outboard mated up to the Iron Duke. Mine had a cracked head, but once repaired it ran great.

    Terry EzzellTerry Ezzell5 өдрийн өмнө
  • I was nervous when you had your face up close to the control arm and the coil spring when both were under tension.

    bg147bg1475 өдрийн өмнө
  • The first time it ran rough and hesitated on throttle input in the last video: me “fuel pressure”. Sadly there’s no time machines to make that knowledge useful. You got there though and replaced some extra bits too, good work.

    Möebius 2kMöebius 2k6 өдрийн өмнө
  • Does anyone know the name of the track that starts at 1:20 ?

    SPoDSPoD6 өдрийн өмнө
    • @dgsnoopy thanks

      SPoDSPoD13 цагийн өмнө
    • Finally found it dude. It's ELFL - eyes to see it

      dgsnoopydgsnoopy13 цагийн өмнө
    • Looking for it too. Lemme know if u find it

      dgsnoopydgsnoopyӨдрийн өмнө
  • Nice rotary bro

    ischwhitischwhit6 өдрийн өмнө
  • Lol at 3 episodes later

    conjursup1conjursup16 өдрийн өмнө
  • 10/10 such an amazing episode. After doing my first engine rebuild, I understand exactly how hard this is and with documenting it and editing everything... this is outstanding. Way to commit. Pontiac’s forever!

    Kaledon GrandyKaledon Grandy19 өдрийн өмнө

    atatopatatoatatopatato20 өдрийн өмнө
  • Powder coat paint and an oven!

    ToughAncientSparkToughAncientSpark24 өдрийн өмнө
  • Hey, love your series. How about putting some grease fitting caps on the fittings?

    rickyy_officialrickyy_official26 өдрийн өмнө
  • A paint job and some leds and its solid.

    TimmerTimmer27 өдрийн өмнө
  • WooHoo!....great group of videos! I've had an "84" SE4, a (crashed, but great) "86" SE4, (got it for FREE), and now I have a wonderful "86" SE6.... I obviously love Fieros and really appreciate your awesome efforts and success at showing us All, how to do so many crazy things on this GREAT old car!!! I will alwa

    ChowchowtanmanChowchowtanman28 өдрийн өмнө
  • 31:30 - I have a sudden urge to watch terminator 2

    Mike HydeMike HydeСарын өмнө
  • If you watch Part 1 of my series on my 1986 Fiero GT, I experienced the same popping noise, that you experienced from the pin hole gas tank leak, I've bought everything new, all the lines, all the seals, all the injectors, every fuel component, even the stuff that goes inside the fuel tank, like the fuel pump and sending unit..... I'm about to be even more pissed off then you, if it ends up being the actual tank... (Which the previous owner told me they had professionally repaired)... Hey if it's none of those, at least now I'll know what the problem is....

    Cus7ate9Cus7ate9Сарын өмнө
  • You missed an opportunity to play a sound byte of the terminator 2 theme at 31:31 lol

    Cus7ate9Cus7ate9Сарын өмнө
  • You are what America is made of. Anybody can do it when you are willing to do it with a heart.

    alarjakalarjak2 сарын өмнө
  • Wow what an amazing sound 34:14

    eric weric w2 сарын өмнө
  • 30:34 It sounds like it’s cammed 😂

    Computer NostalgiaComputer Nostalgia2 сарын өмнө
  • WHAT??? You mean that something you bought from something called "The Fiero Store" was shit?

    Sam ShamblesSam Shambles2 сарын өмнө
  • Ronnie I suggest using ear cotton swabs to do touch up paint, not the small brush you used, the ear swab gives the touch up a more spray painted look instead of an obvious touch up spot, I'll be using it when I touch up some things on my 86 Fiero GT that I'm rebuilding, and starting a video series on

    Cus7ate9Cus7ate93 сарын өмнө
  • Damn those gas tanks

    Levia BarisolLevia Barisol3 сарын өмнө
  • I am just here taking notes on story telling.

    IgsGarageIgsGarage3 сарын өмнө
  • Glad to see another Houstonian youtuber, I really need to start my mechanic/rebuild channel, I've done like 15 cars already, really need to make an effort to film it all.

    SocksOnFeetSocksOnFeet3 сарын өмнө
  • There was so much variety in 80s cars. Today's autos BORE me.

    TacShooterTacShooter3 сарын өмнө
  • I love your car it’s cool then the 2003 Lincoln Navigator

    Charles HainsCharles Hains3 сарын өмнө
  • Hey Ron, what did you do to clean the axles up so well?

    Mathew SMathew S3 сарын өмнө
  • Why oh why did you not send that junk "OEM replacement" exhaust system back when it didn't fit and get yourself a nice aftermarket system!? Love your videos though I have been watching these considering buying one lol

    Jet Ski RehabJet Ski Rehab3 сарын өмнө
  • We must pray for our lord and savior angel_fiero

    Joseph LeJoseph Le3 сарын өмнө
  • i love how pro youve gotten with putting the gas tank in

    mitchell leemitchell lee4 сарын өмнө
  • I think everyone should pause here and go watch engine bay cleaning here:

    sixbrokeneggssixbrokeneggs4 сарын өмнө
  • Alright, It's official, I hate you. do you want to know why I hate you? Because you have made me actually like Fiero's. I was happy in my bigoted anti-fiero world, buuuut nooo. You had to come along and show me that Fiero lives matter. . . You jerk!

    Neato ElectroNeato Electro4 сарын өмнө
  • oh corona, how you are about to hit

    Luca wLuca w4 сарын өмнө
  • Is anybody keeping track of all the red parts hes using? Tryna keep up with all the horsepower its gonna have.

    FluxthelycanrocFluxthelycanroc4 сарын өмнө
    • @bruh moment looks like its near 500 hp now how far we are

      FluxthelycanrocFluxthelycanroc2 сарын өмнө
    • Red car +100 hp Red bushings +10 Red funnel +5 Looks like some red cap in there +2 Red grease +1 Idk what Im doing anymore

      bruh momentbruh moment2 сарын өмнө
  • Just remember kiddo car like this becomes a labor of love it also comes at time-consuming job don't forget the people around you if you have a girlfriend do not neglect her because that's how you lose them make sure you make time for them to and don't forget your schooling take it from an old-timer who did the same things that you did and I had several cars that done the same thing everything from a 63 Ford Fairlane 500 till I 65 Malibu convertible 70 Nova 69 Chevelle 67 GTO 66 GTO convertible 69 LeMans I have a 71 Chevelle tell me some of the cars that I've had I put a lot of time and effort into them and believe you me a lot of money don't let it get crazy because it can become very crazy

    Peterj McGeePeterj McGee5 сарын өмнө
  • Dude, you’re such an awesome MNther/mechanic enthusiast/person! I just wish the best for ya! What a nice content.

    Willian GonçalvesWillian Gonçalves5 сарын өмнө
  • I just replaced the trailing arm bushings in my 10 year old Volkswagen and can say that no.... being newer does not make it easier. It still sucks.

    Michael WMichael W5 сарын өмнө
  • Imagine this car if it's a sleeper

    Lightning 312Lightning 3125 сарын өмнө
  • at 25.51 ......MADE IN CHINA.are you freaking serious dude........I would have never put CHINESE parts on any of my cars haha..........and im in ASIA for gods sakes.....just my .02

    Boop Boop GlobetrottersBoop Boop Globetrotters5 сарын өмнө
  • see, we know you are lying, cause there is no such thing as an extra 10mm socket

    Alec OAlec O5 сарын өмнө
  • it‘s amazing to see how you have grown as a person over the time

    MaxiMaxi5 сарын өмнө
  • 34:05 Name of this song?

    pruizishpruizish6 сарын өмнө
  • For anyone wondering what’s the song at the end - it’s herbal tea by

    Paweł CzyżPaweł Czyż6 сарын өмнө
  • Man, watching this project is so so delightful, you are true Man with the plan :)

    Piotr eFPiotr eF6 сарын өмнө
  • Who else is rewatching the whole series

    WizJizKillaWizJizKilla7 сарын өмнө
  • Please tell me that at sometime along the way, you replaced that O2 Sensor.

    JeffJeff7 сарын өмнө
  • I bet you he ends up using that 10mm tube wrench all the time.

    James WatJames Wat7 сарын өмнө
  • Lookin good!.....errr, driving good

    Wallace GrommetWallace Grommet7 сарын өмнө
  • 0:02 of part 7 oh dont mind me im leaving a bookmark to continue later i watched from pt1-7 i really need some rest

    not tariqulnot tariqul7 сарын өмнө
    • Rest well, friend

      Ronald FingerRonald Finger7 сарын өмнө
  • Isn't that an iron duke engine that catches on fire

    Gold the deerGold the deer8 сарын өмнө
  • “If it worked in the past , it is practically impossible for a it to be unfixable. As there is always a substitute for what is broken. This pretty much applies to everything electrical and mechanical” - Me

    WankyKrankWankyKrank8 сарын өмнө
  • Whats the song in the end?

    Henkz LindbergHenkz Lindberg8 сарын өмнө
  • What is with exhaust systems, I brought one for my Honda and yea it didn't fit great and didn't come with exhaust brackets. How is it that difficult for manufacturers to sell the correct exhaust for your car. Lol

    SteelSteel8 сарын өмнө
  • "After giving my windshield a wash, I gave it a nice coat of high heat paint, just to freshen it up a little."

    Max StockwellMax Stockwell8 сарын өмнө
  • Two of my favorite things in one video: a badass Fiero and Buc-ee’s!

    Guard FatherGuard Father8 сарын өмнө
  • Song name that played when the car was driving

    XeakpressXeakpress9 сарын өмнө
  • Recently bought an 82 Supra and the goddamn fuel tank is a nightmare for those, too. Ended up buying an equally rusted one but I just cleaned it out the best I could. Hoping it was enough--haven't gotten to install it to find out yet.

    Kyle WagonerKyle Wagoner9 сарын өмнө
    • @Ronald Finger Four month later update: the tank I bought and cleaned leaked gasoline through the middle seam if you filled it up past half. Went back to the original tank and found it had a huge puncture hole in it. Used some JB Weld Steelstik, nuked it with toilet bowl cleaner, then sealed the entire thing with two cans of Red Kote. I've yet to put it back in but if this doesn't work, I'm not sure what else there is to do lol. Also, yes, I'm rewatching this series because it's so good and means a lot more to me now that I'm months into working on my first project car.

      Kyle WagonerKyle Wagoner4 сарын өмнө
    • I’ll be keeping my fingers crossed for you

      Ronald FingerRonald Finger9 сарын өмнө

    Johnny KnoxvilleJohnny Knoxville9 сарын өмнө
  • I just came back from houston the other day and went to that buccee's!

    GreentoothGreentooth9 сарын өмнө
  • Thanks for mailing out the autographed glossy 8x10 Ronald!

    Johnny KnoxvilleJohnny Knoxville9 сарын өмнө

    Ashley ChaseAshley Chase9 сарын өмнө
  • 33:59 are you?? marty mcfly??

    Menchaca MotoMenchaca Moto9 сарын өмнө
  • I like your work. I owned a Fiero GT for a short period of time, too, but in Germany, it was quite an exotic car. I owned the 1987 version with the 2.8 liter (173ci) V6. Due to a stupid driver error, i wrecked it, and had to let go.

    HerrMeyerHerrMeyer9 сарын өмнө
  • Great job! #respect

    Rodrigo DiazRodrigo Diaz10 сарын өмнө
  • good news you are now a gas tank collector 😂

    sonicnote019sonicnote01910 сарын өмнө
  • Nice work. I had an '85 2M4 SE, replaced the clutch in my driveway in Ottawa, Canada in January, did rings and bearings a few years later, every ball joint, loved that car anyway. :) Watch out for ECM issues. Engine cranks, gives fuel, gives spark, but won't start - until you push-start the car! Don't hack your wiring harness to do this, cut open an old TPS or MAP sensor (both on the 5V ECM bus) and read your 5V line to ground while you crank the engine. If it drops below 5V even a millisecond because of the starter, the computer will reset probably with every compression stroke loading the starter. It still tries to fire the plugs, but it gets the timing off enough that it gave me an intermittent no-start. Get an electronics guy to change all the electrolytic capacitors in the ECM. Capacitors go bad the same way rubber parts die - temperature extremes accelerate aging. (GM's electronics never had the "Capacitor Plague" as described above; the failures are the same but are caused by simple age.) My background is electronics. I'm sure a lot of EFI vehicles get scrapped because of a $0.50 capacitor going bad. I hope this helps someone preserve a beautiful car.

    Lawrence WadeLawrence Wade10 сарын өмнө
  • I admire the patience lol

    Trucking MattTrucking Matt10 сарын өмнө
  • Angel fiero follows me on Instagram and I was very surprised but then I almost got to buy a fiero but then the owners sold it out from under us :(

    The Video game HouseThe Video game House10 сарын өмнө
  • Victory...

    Sergio Antonio Fernández ÁvilaSergio Antonio Fernández Ávila10 сарын өмнө
  • This guy looks like old pewdiepie

    Juan Diego GauchatJuan Diego Gauchat10 сарын өмнө
  • Respect

    Koragot MadaengKoragot Madaeng10 сарын өмнө
  • gas gas gas hes gonna step on the gas

    Wesman 4real1Wesman 4real110 сарын өмнө
  • why u say fuck ronald

    Wesman 4real1Wesman 4real110 сарын өмнө
  • Please don’t use an impact with chrome sockets unless they are rated for impact guns 😳. They can shatter and hurt you very bad.

    Howl1ngHowl1ng10 сарын өмнө
  • Your parents must be very proud of the man that you are.

    KIAEddZKIAEddZ10 сарын өмнө
  • Nice gaz tank collection.

    gatt1387gatt138710 сарын өмнө
  • Nice! I wouldn't even know where to begin. Hats off to you.

    Mr. TibbsMr. Tibbs10 сарын өмнө
  • man way to go!

    troy fullertroy fuller10 сарын өмнө
  • AMAZING skills by this young man but I'll never understand not improving stuff (like exhaust and suspension) while you are rebuilding it since you are right there, LOL. The Fiero had huge weak spots and I am sure some of them could have been rectified during the rebuild. Why the seeming over-dedication to keeping it bone stocK??

    LoveBandit1000LoveBandit100010 сарын өмнө
  • I'll give it a like cuz u said Noice 😁

    nhids boy Nerinhids boy Neri10 сарын өмнө
  • This series is one of MNthe's hidden gems. Dedication. Ingenuity. Positivity. Sincerity. Some of the best deadpan humor I've ever seen. It's all here. And those first shots of it rolling down the street! *chef kiss* Really wonderful. Time for me to get back to my project car. Thanks for the inspiration.

    Phil PfeiferPhil Pfeifer10 сарын өмнө
  • i just love watching this project progress, even though i'm always late with watching the episodes i thoroughly enjoy them.

    Flo ViFlo Vi10 сарын өмнө
  • Nothing ever just bolts together when it comes to exhaust work

    Dexter MorganDexter Morgan10 сарын өмнө
  • well done

    stn northiestn northie10 сарын өмнө
  • That pinhole gas tank was highway robbery.

    Dave UbermenschDave Ubermensch10 сарын өмнө
  • That exhaust system they sent you was highway robbery.

    Dave UbermenschDave Ubermensch10 сарын өмнө
  • I came to the comments to see if you were getting roasted by the usual internet "mechanics" or "perfectionists" but everybody is so on board and positive its great ! Good job man so glad to see her get started

    KalrosKalros10 сарын өмнө
  • Did anyone else see she had no bra on and the jumping was a nice addition.

    rorythekid89rorythekid8910 сарын өмнө
  • mineral spirits

    CulliCulli10 сарын өмнө
  • I really like your video because you have included all trial and errors. Really helps and really interesting. Thanks!

    err minorerr minor10 сарын өмнө
  • I'm so glad I live in a state with no emissions or car checking at all. If the damn thing runs, you are good

    Brooks VPBrooks VP10 сарын өмнө
  • I am a former texas resident... and man do i miss bucees! Love the bucees cameo at the end! Best gas station. ever. Also, cool video series so far.

    srh9893srh989310 сарын өмнө
  • Good job 👍👏

  • That Buckies though

    Jay RichJay Rich10 сарын өмнө
  • The worst part about this series is not seeing all the extra restoration work skipped with magic claps

    dwindeyerdwindeyer10 сарын өмнө
  • This video put such a smile on my face!

    240sxmetal240sxmetal10 сарын өмнө
  • i think that you can paint wheels with color titanium. like as blue subaru with titanium wheels. but better get rally or rpf1 lightest wheels but have color titanium.. it will be cool..

    Donny PraDonny Pra10 сарын өмнө
  • A grinder and paint make me the welder I ain't

    Toolie35Toolie3510 сарын өмнө