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1989 Honda Civic Overview
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Based on 45 reviews
There were few changes in the 1989 Honda Civic lineup. Perhaps the phrase, "why mess with a good thing," was ringing in the ears of the Honda executives.
One notable change was that the Civic Si hatchback was re-created and now came with a moon roof and the wicked CRX Si engine which this year was increased to 108 hp.
In fact, it's that engine that had people abuzz, and even Hot Rod magazine — of all places — carried a big piece about the '89 Civic, saying that it "combines the intimidation factor of a rusty Yugo with the styling flair of a rubber doorstop." Of course, they then went on to explain how the adapted 487 hp engine dropped in by racing legend, Larry Widmer.
It seemed that the Civics had certainly come of age, and were being modified by a loyal crowd of auto enthusiasts to become "stealth" muscle cars.
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Honda Civic Questions
I Have An 1989 Honda Civic With A New Battery, New Fuel Pump, New Fuel Tank...
1989 Honda Civic stalling I have an 1989 Honda Civic with a new battery, new fuel pump, new fuel tank, new fuel filter, new spark plugs, ect. But it still stalls at red lights, stop signs and when I...
My 1989 Civic Has Been Running Rough At Low Idle, Tack Jumping Up And Down ...
1989 honda civic just stopped running, has been running rough at low idle under 1100 rpm but ok if is above 1100. Now it will not fire at all. Changed all spark plugs,wires/coils,distributor,... relay...
No Fuel Getting Into Cylinders On A 1990 D16
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I Replaced The Starter And Took Out The Alternator To Have It Tested. I The...
89 Civic Value
Found an 89 civic driven by a couple of family members who recently died. The sons are trying to sell the car. It only has 47k miles...yes, that is correct. Timing Belt has never been done, and s...