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  1. Northstar Fiero + CRHFAB 272 cams with Misfires and stalls

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    I have one of my customers LS1 PCM'd Northstar's in a Fiero that would stall and misfire at operating temp. I think I got all of the stalling issues out of the car. Big cam tuning requires more fuel at idle. I have the car set for E10% stoich (14.1 to 1) but that may not be enough. Some...
  2. Da Capts Back with his 4.9 Fiero lots of updates

    HT4100 4.1, 4.5, 4.9
    OK its been a very long time, over a year since I have been on here. Its really nice to see a great deal familiar people. Well if you don't remember me, you should recognize the car, so here goes Pics The Rebuild Video is here,
  3. sent out my pcm for perform reprogram

    Cadillac STS-V Series Forum
    finally got a chance to send my pcm out for a performance tune. rumor has it is good for 35-40 rwhp by allowing additional boost along with proper tuning. i hope to have it installed by mon or tues, and will report back some some observations and results.
  4. This N* is living a good life...

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    Stock in a Fiero vs. 91 Mustang GT with full "bolton" engine work:)
  5. northstar in a fiero

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    Has anyone put a northstar in a fiero? I'm thinking about doing that with my old engine!
  6. smoked fiero

    Cadillac Dragstrip Stories and Track Videos
    alright.. well i dont own a caddy... i own a fiero... but hey whos counting :tongue2: anyway this was awhile back so i dont remember what kind of caddy it was.. all i remember was i was sittin at a light and there was a caddy with an old dude and his old wife on a sunday cruise. so light goes...
  7. Post your dreams...

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    Since we have so many people that want to be affluent, I thought we could create a thread where we posted our "dreams" etc. Let hear what everyone here wants....:highfive:
  8. Custom Exhaust Manifolds and down pipe... for the 4.9

    HT4100 4.1, 4.5, 4.9
    I am not sure if you guys can use this or not, but it might be a great option if you can find a way to get it to work in the caddy, would have to chop it at hte downpipe and convert it, or end up with a caddy with Side Pipes like a corvette. The pics are from this thread...
  9. N* vin 9 for 900! Enjoy guys thought someone here could use it

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
  10. Sad Caddy's in the background.

    HT4100 4.1, 4.5, 4.9
    This was a pic of a Fiero that managed to get spun out, 180 degrees and wiped out the rear quarter. But of special note is the Caddy Graveyard in the background. Many wrecked caddys had there drivetrains reborn to live on in Fiero's. If someone wants I can post the loaction of the yard...
  11. Head gasket compressed thickness

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    HI! I had a '95 Northstar with 282 5 speed running in my Fiero for about two years. It ran 12.86 @ 106 and put down 255 rwhp through 2" dual (too small, I know) exhaust. Then it cracked a liner. I procured another block; installed time serts; had it honed poorly; put it together and it...
  12. Cadillac enthusiast of a sort

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    :lildevil: OK - we've had Cadillaces in the family on and off for years, a '75 Eldorado Convertible, a Cimarron, several of the newer Deville's up to the latest, the '03. But my primar interest is in researching the 4.1/4.5/4.9 aluminum engines for a Fiero swap. Seems I can't sell the race car...
  13. What is the Factory Timing for a 93 Eldorado

    HT4100 4.1, 4.5, 4.9
    Just a simple quick easy question. What the heck is the factory timing for a 93 Eldorado with a 4.9 Is it set the same way as my Fiero. Short A and B from the ALDL interface, hook timing light to #1, I assume. (Fiero you hook it to 2 different cylinders and average the 2) It dawned on me, I...
  14. I want a DIC (get your mind out of the gutter) :D

    HT4100 4.1, 4.5, 4.9
    :D OK DIC, Driver Information Center. It is the thing you guys take for granted that displays cool info, like fuel mileage, and trouble codes, remaining fuel all that sort of cool stuff. So can anyone tell me if the unit in the caddy is a self contained setup, IE, I could find a wrecked...
  15. converible cimarron

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    edited// I am surprised that no one has taken a j-body convertible, such as a chevy caviler, and putting the cimarron parts (front clip, interior) to have a poor man's convertible Cadillac. I have seen a pontiac fiero with a N* planted firmly inside. I would assume if N* fits in a fiero then it...
  16. Dream Cars!

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    I thought it would be cool to know what everyones dream car on this forum would be. Mine would be a 97 Dodge Viper GTS-R black with dark ass tinted windows, black leather, 18" black rims with the chrome on the outside (im sure u guys know what im talking about), with a fully loaded sound system.
  17. How Hot is too hot, Ouchi Hottie story inside.

    HT4100 4.1, 4.5, 4.9
    Well I was doing some winter prep on the car today. So I pulled the thermostat out and poured in a 3 crushed cooling system tabs. I put the thermostat back in and topped up the cooling system. I took the car for a drive and had the scanner in my hand while I drove. Temp started going up...
  18. Had fun at the swap meet today....

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    Every year (well twice a year) i go up to zephyrhills florida for the classic car swap meet. There always killer deals on parts , memoribila , literature and of coarse lots of classic cars.... This year i decided to bring some cash with me and pick up some of the killer deals on diecast and...
  19. Northstar swap into a Buick Reatta

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    Howdy. This may be my first post, but won't be my last. Not new to message boards or cars... My name is Philip. I'm in mid-Michigan. I'm 18. My dad and I share our hobby of Buick Reattas. Based on the E body platform and built from 1988-1991 here in Lansing. The only power plant was the...
  20. 4.9L Aluminum Head project?

    HT4100 4.1, 4.5, 4.9
    How many people would seriously be interested in a seto f high performane aluminum heads for a Cad 4.5/4.9L PFI V8? I know someone who can do it, and I would be glad to work on the port design with him, is there any serious interest?? Cost is likely to be around $1600-$2000 a set. You realize...