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Old 12-20-2012, 07:22 PM   #32
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My ex-wife had a 1981 Civic 2 dr hatchback with the 1.5L and a 3 speed automatic transmission. Had about 64 hp. Used to get 40+ mpg on the hwy. But geez was that thing underpowered. 0-60 mph was ..... eventually. Top speed was 85 mph.

Yeah new cars are much heavier. And safer.
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