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1986 Honda Civic Overview
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The 1986 Honda Civic got some overhauls this year, perhaps most visible were that all its models received flush-mounted headlights that made it easy for all who knew cars to distinguish the 1986 Civics from the older version.
Other changes were designed to psychologically appeal to the family crowd, no longer able to fit into tiny sports cars. The Civic hatchback was now offered as an Si model, with much of the CRX sports performance, but more room for more people. It even included a glass sunroof that could be removed and a roof spoiler.
There was a recall of some 1986 Honda Civics because the drive shaft on the left side might develop cracks near the outer joint. But it was also around this time that modifying one's Civic became rather commonplace, in part due to interchangeability of parts and in part because it was an easy car to modify to help one stand out a bit. A favorite mod was the City Turbo engine, which fit nicely into several models and offered a areal increase in power-to-weight ration, thus really enhancing performance.
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Honda Civic Questions
Does A Weak Car Battery Affect Timing.
and if my car passes all emissions on a smog test, why is timing a factor. is this just state regulation red tape stuff?
1986 Honda Civic Headlight Driver Side Doesnt Work Replace Bulb, Checked Fu...
1986 Honda Civic Good Emissions And Gas, Bad On Timing. Why Not A Pass On S...
I have a 1986 Honda civic that passed emissions but failed on timing ( 20 degrees over) it also gets good gas mileage about 30 mpg. if I have good emissions and mpg. why is timing a factor in pass...
Honda Civic Just Turns Off When Driving. Hard To Restart. If You Wait Awh...
When driving the car will just cut off. Many opinions that it is carberator. When you try to restart you may have to wait awhile. It may or may not cut off again. For quite a while there was a chi...
I Need To Know What Are The Right Spark Plugs For My Honda Civic 1986 Pleas...
I am sure a dealer gave me the wrong spark plugs for my car and need to know the number of the right ones.