1996 Honda Civic Overview

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1996 Honda Civic Overview

I had just graduated from college, and was out to buy or lease my first car. I was about to leave the Honda dealer when the salesman pointed out a brand-new Civic still on the truck. Half an hour later, I was test-driving a car with 17 miles on it, and two hours later, walked out after signing my first lease.

My new car was a manual transmission, 5-speed, dark green Honda Civic EX. The interior was a soft grey. As soon as I learned to work the stick shift properly, I loved jumping from second gear directly into fourth. I always felt like the Civic was my partner in crime, and we loved taking mountain roads like we were a sports car and a stock car driver.

After two years, I had to turn my baby in. My only complaint was how uncomfortable the seats were. I had tried everything to increase the comfort level, including pillows, mats, and different seat positioning. After that experience, my next car was as comfortable as I could find (a Volvo), but I will always have a special place in my heart reserved for my green Civic.

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    Honda Civic Questions

    Front End Shaking In First Gear

    1996 Honda civic not a DX or LX model just a regular civic front end shakes when I take off in first gear normally. If I give it allot of gas it won't shake or if I tale off in second gear it don'...

    4 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)

    Clicking Noiseon My 96 Honda Civic

    my car is making a clicking noise when i turn corners. but when i have the clutch pushed in it doesnt click what could this be?

    18 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    My Headlights And Dashboard Light Come On When They Want How Can I Fix This...

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    My Car Is Not Getting Fire I Have Replaced The Fuel Pump Thinking Thats Wha...

    I drive a 1996 Honda civic DX 2 door

    4,618 views with 23 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    1.6vtec Swap

    I just got the car and it appears the have done a 1.6vtec swap but the vtec electrical is not hooked up and I don't know anything else about it how can I see if they replaced the wiring harness and...

    16 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)