Even the '86s, for all their obvious changes, maintained the key attributes that made Accords so appealing to American consumers. When you press the gas pedal to the floor the engine bogs and sputters. Please if your submission gets removed or marked as spam. General Comments: For a car that has been neglected for about four years, it still runs and starts perfectly. Sometimes an automaker will catch a defect in its own tests. Year of manufacture 1989 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2003 Engine and transmission 1.
Yes Review Date: 24th March, 2003 Faults: Nothing has gone wrong with the car, yet. Th civic doesn't offer much in the way of street cred and my girlfriend refuses to ride in it, but I'm pretty happy with it overall and I'd happily buy another one. The interior was beautifully laid out, and well-built, too, as you'd expect from a Honda. Though it was bent from prevoius owner, but I was wrong. Economical And Hassle-free Shuttle Box With Style — This car has really been good to me while I have driven it, and I love the fact that it has cloth seats! I acquired this car through a family member that did not change any fluids in it the whole time he owned it, the transmission fluid was black, the oil was gray, and the radiator fluid was orange.
If the rear wheels lost grip, some of that power could be sent that way via a center differential with a viscous coupling. Every recall is registered with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is where cars. So yes it matters if your car calls for 91 or 93 or whatever. I used the original dual point fuel injection system which yields better fuel economy, but with the 1. Model year 1989 Year of manufacture 1989 First year of ownership 1992 Most recent year of ownership 1995 Engine and transmission 1. Model year 1989 Year of manufacture 1989 First year of ownership 2004 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 1.
The car does not consume much gas and the engine is quite peppy for the small displacement of 1490cc. Would you have any explanation of why the lack of horsepower? Bottom line is that unless you're at the track, the 87 will run just fine. Despite that rather costly issue esp. The driver's side door handle inside is broken and she hasn't been able to find a replacement yet, but she says it's not that big of a deal to her. Cons: Because of the open wheel design they have alum spokes instead of the originals closed steel design.
If you need to know if your application comes with hose clamps, please contact us before ordering. Taller wheels and tires improved cruising speed if I would have known about the improved gearing by having taller wheels and tires, I would have looked for 15 inch wheels and tires. Primary Use: Commuting to work If I Knew How To Restore Cars And Had The Money I Would Find One Just Like The One I Owned. Both engines teamed with five-speed manual and optional four-speed automatic transmissions. Year of manufacture 1989 First year of ownership 2003 Most recent year of ownership 2003 Engine and transmission 1.
Installed a new head gasket recently. But using high octane gas in an 87 octane car doesn't really do anything. A friend of mine said he had a 1989 Honda Civic hatchback for sale. So why do we have all this sudden nostalgia for an old Honda wagon? Having almost as much fun as Patrick, Csaba Csere picks the Ten Best Performance Cars of All Time. Noises coming from the rear of the car. I made a few improvements in rubbing out the paint and waxing it.
If the car is recalled later for that specific problem, you may be able to get reimbursed from the automaker. All my freinds are jealous. Primary Use: Commuting to work An Ok Car! The car also has a lot of performance upgrades making it a very customizable car. Next, we assemble the nominees at our wooded retreat near Chelsea, Michigan, and we begin driving the cars. I was expecting better gas mileage from it but I wasn't unhappy with the 30mpg I was getting. About 6 months ago the timing belt broke poor maintenance by me. You may be able to get 2-5% better in fuel efficiency for the 93 assuming tuning exists , but likely at 20% more cost.
Then comes the voting itself, done in secret. General Comments: The manual steering on these manual cars can be heavy sometimes. It was making all kinds of noises. To reduce parasitic losses in normal driving, power was only sent to the front axle. Both tie-rods, one was my fault from removing a ball joint without the proper tools. The new Continental, with its front-drive layout and forward-sloped exterior, is a different horse altogether and redefines the large American sedan. General Comments: In a1 condition this car is beautiful for its age.
Easy fix with a soldering iron. But we do believe that you want to know how we select the Ten Best Cars. If your car is tuned for higher octane, which a lot of high compression ratio turbo 4 cylinders are, the engine computer parameters are set for you having higher octane gas. I put a new timing belt also. The new models were also a bit wider 66. This car has many options as far as engine swaps and aftermarket parts.
Viewed in profile, it seems like there's as much window as there is sheetmetal. However anyone correct me if I'm wrong. I've taken 4 people and a whole whack of stuff to a concert. I can hear the exhaust more than with the original's closed steel design. Oftentimes the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will ask for a recall, after investigating common safety problems. Better yet, it makes the 9000 go fast.