1979 Honda Civic Overview


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1979 Honda Civic Overview

This year, 1979, marks the last of the first generation Honda Civics. The year brought only a few changes to the Civic or CVCC, mostly just an increase in horsepower to 55.

People are still driving it — even now. In fact, last year, someone commented that his '79 Honda Civic was the most "functional and utilitarian vehicle" he'd ever owned and he compared it to a workhorse, calling it "a faithful, sturdy, always capable, and sure-footed little vehicle."

All drivers of the Honda Civic love its gas efficiency, its reliability, and its amazing ability to keep on going, though alternator replacements, new engines, and more.


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    Fuel Tank And Fuel Lines

    Does a 1979 Honda Civic CVCC have a filter in the tank or is their type of check valve to prevent air form going through lines back to tank? Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

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    Classic Toad -- Flat-tow 4 Wheels Down 1979 Hondamatic?

    Can this classic be flat-towed? We are getting a gmc motorhome and I have a 79 civic hondamatic. Can this semiautomatic be flat-towed, and if so, any particulars? Extra credit for well-informed an...

    25 views with 3 answers (last answer 9 months ago)

    1979 Honda Civic

    i found a 79 honda civic hatchback that im looking to buy the owner told me all it needs is a carborator but hes asking 1195 and im hopeing its worth alot less the interior needs work has minor body d...

    207 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 years ago)

    Help To Find Parts For 1979 Hondamatics

    Just picked up a '79 3 door and hitting dead ends on finding cam shaft, front cross member parts. Does anyone know of other avenues besides e-bay, this old honda, honda parts online and autoparts war...

    472 views with 4 answers (last answer 4 years ago)

    What Were The Original Colors Of The 1979 Honda Civic?

    I was given a 1979 Honda Civic. They spray painted it lime green and I don't know what was the original paint color. I want to restore it to an original color. Any idea what they were? Thank you!

    265 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 years ago)