Thursday, April 4, 2019

Last of the Early Birds: 1993 Pontiac Firebird

Most of the Firebirds you'll find littering the pages of this website are the older "Rockford Files" bird, or the cheap Knight Rider generation birds, but this next car comes from 1993, which was the fourth and final generation of the legendary thunderchicken. Find this 1993 Pontiac Firebird offered for $3000 in Snohomish, WA via craigslist. Tip from FuelTruck.

From the seller:

1993 Formula 1 firebird! 
condition: good 
cylinders: 8 cylinders 
drive: rwd 
fuel: gas 
title status: clean 
transmission: manual 
Very very rare 6 speed manual formula 1 firebird! 
New water pump 
373 posi rear end 
Aftermarket wheels and tires 
10 inches wide in rear 
8.5 for the front tires 
Corvette axle back exhaust 
Aftermarket extra head lights/fog lights 
Hauls ass ! 
Hmu obo !

See a better way to drive a wedge?


  1. Fleetwood T. BroughamApril 4, 2019 at 11:12 AM

    They're growing on me, but if I drove one I still feel like I'd need to carry a switchblade in my sock everywhere I went.

  2. Wheels are the issue with these for me. These wheels look too old school, but if you put a lower profile tire they also look odd to me.

  3. Agreed on the wheels. So 90's, but in this case, not in a good way.

    By the looks of things, he'snot playin' any games when it comes to the ladies... or the wheelie bars, err, exhaust.

    Assuming it's sound, a good amount of car for the price though.

    1. Agreed on a lot of car for the dough. You could get this with a tax refund and still have change left over. Buy it, hoon it for awhile, then either sell for about what you paid, or keep the drivetrain to swap into something else. (Volvo 245 or RX7)

  4. Another ad with mileage withheld... :(

  5. Ugh, they drive like trucks.

    Actually, that's not fair to trucks. Trucks drive better, and they haul more (both meanings).

    Hey, why not remove that huge rear window hatch, put in a small plexi window behind the seats, and turn the hatch area into a pickup bed? Sell the hatch for $500 (or more), and lighten the rear by maybe 100 lbs!

    You'd get improved power-to-weight ratio, and with the engine in front and less weight in back, it would drive even MORE like a pick up!

    El Camioneta Pollo Loco?

    -Stan (...the *other* Stan...)

    1. Stan; like so?
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  6. The interiors on these rattle all the time cheap ass plastic not fantastic hate the exhaust on this one as someone else said no room. The 6 speed is a plus and price pretty decent.


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