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I looking at a 2002 Firehawk

Post by Pociman » Thu Jan 22, 2009 1:51 pm

Hi I am new at this but wanted some advice, I have located a 2002 Firehawk for sale, worth the money at the miles (60,00) # 1401
2002 Pontiac Firebird Formula/Firehawk
Black in color
Black leather interior
Pontiac Monsoon radio
12 Disk CD changer located in rear
Driver Power seat
Power windows, doors, and trunk/hatch
T-tops
Firehawk Oval tires and many more options
60000 highway miles
Original Sticker price $43,000
DoI orDon't I
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Post by Rotzy » Thu Jan 22, 2009 2:18 pm

Hello and welcome:

What firehawk options are there? All the options you listed (except for the changer) are standard on a trans-am. Firehawk options can be found on a sticker on the passenger side door. What is the price?
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Post by Pociman » Thu Jan 22, 2009 5:13 pm

Asking 18,000.00 Already talked him down to 16,000.00.
Complete description below.
2002 Pontiac Firebird Formula/Firehawk #1405 of #1502, Black in/out, leather interior, Pontiac Monsoon radio, 12 Disk CD changer, Power Seat/Windows/Door/Trunk/Hatch, T-tops, Firehawk Oval tires and many more options. SLP options : 345 HP base, SLP Firehawk Chrome Wheels, SLP Firehawk logo front floor mats, SLP Firehawk custom rear deck mat, SLP Firehawk commemorative portfolio, SLP custom fitted car cover. , SLP Firehawk key fob, SLP Certificate of Birth Framed , and SLP marketing brochure. Well taken care of. I am the second onwer. The car has never been smoked in and the cigarette lighter has never been engaged. I bought the car when it had 1,500 miles on it. The oil has been changed every 3,000 miles and has always been filled with Mobil1 Synthetic. The first set of tires was replaced at 47,000 miles. Dealer could not believe they lasted that long.I did have to replace the clutch in it because it was in storage for over a year and from what I was told from the dealer, it looked like it was 1/2 engaged in gear. When I took it out of storage it would sometimes pop out of gear and the dealer wanted to only replace 1/2 of it. I opt'ed to have them replace the clutch, pressure plate, etc.. About 85% of the miles are highway miles. I drive about 47 miles one way to work and was my commute vehicle for a while.Currently there are only 2 flaws with it. The passenger door panel has cracked and I guess this is typical of these cars.
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Post by VBACHAWK » Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:15 pm

Sounds like a pretty good deal. A word of caution............having lived in Muscatine and Sioux City (first child born in Davenport), I can say that these cars are not good in snow and ice. If you are a daily driver, commuting 47 miles one way to work, I would think of this buy as more of a spring/summer drive. Having said that, I live in CO and I DO drive my Hawk very carefully and very rarely in snow and ice. I also have a Yukon XL Denali at my disposal, though. I don't want to discourage you, but warn you. I have managed a cool 360 in the Yukon a couple of times, though :lol:
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Post by Pociman » Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:22 pm

I have 3 ford pickups as evryday winter drivers, also a 1956 pontiac Starchief Custom Delux 2 doorhard top with 52,000 unmolested origional miles and a disassembled 1971 Pontiac Formula 455 H O carto put to gether yet the Firehawk would be a trip and cruise car.
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Post by Scott Chab » Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:58 pm

My $.02, buy it if you want to and don't worry about what anyone else would do.
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Post by 9secondlx » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:51 pm

too much money with those miles. these cars ....as well as other car "TOYS" are real soft. id be around 11-12,500 if you really like it. if he trades it in to a dealer he might get 8k.

he might not say yes to your offer but you probaly will get a call back from him when no one else buys it. dont be shocked

i think someone on here was selling a 2001 number #1 firehawk for around 15k with less miles. tha twould be a better investment car.

good luck
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Post by 02hawk796 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 6:03 am

Pociman wrote:Asking 18,000.00 Already talked him down to 16,000.00.
Complete description below.
2002 Pontiac Firebird Formula/Firehawk #1405 of #1502, Black in/out, leather interior, Pontiac Monsoon radio, 12 Disk CD changer, Power Seat/Windows/Door/Trunk/Hatch, T-tops, Firehawk Oval tires and many more options. SLP options : 345 HP base, SLP Firehawk Chrome Wheels, SLP Firehawk logo front floor mats, SLP Firehawk custom rear deck mat, SLP Firehawk commemorative portfolio, SLP custom fitted car cover. , SLP Firehawk key fob, SLP Certificate of Birth Framed , and SLP marketing brochure. Well taken care of. I am the second onwer. The car has never been smoked in and the cigarette lighter has never been engaged. I bought the car when it had 1,500 miles on it. The oil has been changed every 3,000 miles and has always been filled with Mobil1 Synthetic. The first set of tires was replaced at 47,000 miles. Dealer could not believe they lasted that long.I did have to replace the clutch in it because it was in storage for over a year and from what I was told from the dealer, it looked like it was 1/2 engaged in gear. When I took it out of storage it would sometimes pop out of gear and the dealer wanted to only replace 1/2 of it. .Currently there are only 2 flaws with it. The passenger door panel has cracked and I guess this is typical of these cars.
No need listening to the mustang guy.
Seems decent deal. The chrome wheels add to the value, and the floor mats and deck mats are from original order, the rest is mostly stock for Hawks.
2002 T/A Firehawk Convertible #0796 BlackEbonyBlack 6-spd, WI Plate "OH2 HAWK"
GM: TCS, Hurst, 12CD, Last of the Breed
SLP: Bilstein, Chromes, Cover, Floor Mats, Rear Deck Mat, Portfolio
SLP After: Skip-shift Eliminator, Customized Rear Deck Mat

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Post by 9secondlx » Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:22 am

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Post by Pociman » Thu Jan 29, 2009 12:52 pm

Forgett that one, went down to look at it, put away dirty, no attempt to clean it up, no documents or paperwork with car ( at home ). Started it up and as it warmed up could smell hot coolant, found out that the only maintance was oil changes.
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Post by 9secondlx » Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:02 pm

sounds like nothing a little elbow greese wouldnt fix. simple detail job?

as far as paperwork you can order the window sticker from PHS and you can order the slp window sticker and birth certificate from slp. now you have all the paperwork you need for about $150.

antifreze smell could be no big deal? hose maybe a waterpump, radiator? thats something you would want to look into.

some times you can steal cars like these. trust me when you buy a car from a dealer they do the same thing. they detail the hell out of the car. they respray the bumber covers. they call the dent wizard to pull the dents and they have a glass company fill any inperfections in the windshield. by the time they are done with the car it looks beautiful. but your paying for it.

dirt can always be cleaned. the real impotant things to look at is paint work and any prior body damage. regular maintainces stuff is not a big deal.

there were a couple of firehawks for sale near me. they keep reposting them on craigslist. one seems to be a very nice car. its a 2001 firehawk with about 20k on it. red, 6spd. initially he wanted 21k for it. the last post he was down to 13k. if i see it again i will send it to you.

if you have any interest. i have a real clean 1998 FORMULA WS6 not a TA. (black, 6spd, ttops) They made around 200 total cars. it has 18k on it and the original tires are still on it. its so clean that all the yellow marker, marks are still on the suspension. clean clean clean.

in any event i wish you the best of luck. let us know what you land up getting.

the mustang guy :o
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Post by Pociman » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:03 pm

The real troubleis the odd's are that Iwould have to replace the motor within the next year due to lack of maintance, I have had experience with these engines and 60,000 and not flushing the cooling system and smelling hot and burned antifreeze I am better off to keep looking and spend more money on a car that has been maintained.
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Re: I looking at a 2002 Firehawk

Post by whitehawk39 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 9:31 pm

Pociman I have the car for you. 02 hawk, artic white 6 speed and all the bells and whistles that firehawks offer. 30100 miles. clean as can be and all maintained the way it should be. I am selling for 22000. But I'm not exactly around the corner from you. Over here in Phila. PA.

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Re: I looking at a 2002 Firehawk

Post by PontiacFan » Wed Jun 16, 2010 10:56 pm

whitehawk39 wrote:Pociman I have the car for you. 02 hawk, artic white 6 speed and all the bells and whistles that firehawks offer. 30100 miles. clean as can be and all maintained the way it should be. I am selling for 22000. But I'm not exactly around the corner from you. Over here in Phila. PA.
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Re: I looking at a 2002 Firehawk

Post by BLACK-HAWK » Thu Jun 17, 2010 12:51 am

i've got a firehawk for ya Pociman :naughty: :mrgreen:
Hawkless :(

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