2002 ZZ430 V8 FIERO GT



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HOTOS



The original ZZ430 engine with carburetion
Early photo of engine on hoist, adapter plate, flywheel and SPEC Stage III clutch installed
Engine on cradle with headers, valve covers, and early prototype accessory drive
Engine in car, early stages of test fitting
Engine in car with valve covers removed
Engine in car, nearing completion
Engine in car, complete
Day of completion, 9/21/02 4pm
Full Car, three quarters view in VA 9/02
Full Car, Side view in VA 9/02
Full Car, Front View in VA 9/02
Full Car, Rear view in VA 9/02
New photos taken in Milwaukee by Winston Ojeda, 5/03

VIDEOS


ZZ430 Video 1 9/21/02 (MPEG, 853K)
ZZ430 Video 2 9/21/02 (MPEG, 1247K)
ZZ430 Video 3 9/21/02 (MPEG, 1079K)
ZZ430 Video 4 12/27/02 (MPEG, 2355K)
ZZ430 Exhaust Sound Video 11/7/04 (DivX, 1605K)

STORIES


Wholesome family fun with a Z06 on Chicago's streetracing scene. (04/13/03)

SPECIFICATIONS


Engine

  • Displacement: 350 cu.in. (5.7l) COMING SOON: 413 cu.in (6.8l) (April-2014)
  • Horsepower: 430 @ 5800
  • Torque: 430 @ 4000
  • Durability Testing RPM: 7000
  • Block: Cast Iron ZZ4; four-bolt mains, forged crank, PM rods, hypereutectic pistons
  • Heads: Aluminum ZZ5 "Fast Burn", Cast-Ported, 1.6 Bowtie aluminum roller rockers, Hydraulic Roller Lifters, hollow-stem intake & sodium-filled exhaust valves
  • Compression ratio: 9.6:1
  • Weight: 460lbs
  • Camshaft: GM Performance Parts "Hot Cam"
    Duration: 218 / 228; Lift: .525" / .525"; Lobe Separation Angle: 109 ATDC intake, 115 BTDC exhaust
  • Mechanical Short Nose Aluminum Water Pump
  • March Underdrive Crankshaft Pulley
  • Starter: Powermaster High-Torque Gear-Reduction Mini-Starter

Fuel/Engine Management

  • Street&Performance Ram-Port Fuel Injection
  • Cast-aluminum intake manifold & plenum
  • 4" runners
  • BBK/Edelbrock 58mm LT1 throttle body (NEW! 09/03)
  • 1992 F-body ECM
  • M.A.P. Airflow Measurement
  • Spark Knock Detection
  • MSD programmable rev-limiter, set at 6500rpm

Exhaust

  • Sanderson CC90 Straight-Dump D-port Headers with 1 5/8" primaries & 2.5" collector - NEW! Feb-2014
  • True dual, 2" pipes
  • Twin Catalytic Converters
  • Twin "Bullet" Mufflers
  • Twin Monza Resonator Tips
  • Pretty Fuckin' Quiet

Transaxle

  • Getrag 282 (RPO MG2) 5-speed manual, 3.61:1 final
  • SPEC Stage III Clutch
  • Custom halfshaft axles
  • Output shaft support bearing upgrade

Suspension

  • Front: Upper/Lower Control Arms, Coil-Over-Shock, KYB Gas-A-Just Shocks, Prothane Polyurethane bushings
  • Rear: Multi-Link Strut, KYB Struts, Prothane Polyurethane bushings

Brakes

  • Front/Rear: 12" C4 Corvette Vented Rotors, Aluminum Calipers, Carbon-Metallic Pads

Wheels/Tires

  • 18" Drag DR-19's on Falken FK-452, P235/40YR18

Interior

  • Black, Leather Seats
  • Whiteface Indiglo Gage Cluster by Speedhut, Blue Font Glow
  • SPL 7" Touch-screen receiver, Clarion-powered Pioneer 8" subwoofer and factory dash sub

Weight Comparison