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Old 09-22-2012, 12:50 PM   #7901
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There was a type-r civic hatchback the model year before that. Maybe they did a drive train swap? That still looks tacky as hell though.
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Old 09-22-2012, 01:11 PM   #7902
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:25 PM   #7903
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Yep that was the first type-r civic avaliable in the states.
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:38 PM   #7904
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There was never a Type R Civic released in the states;the only actual Type R's were Integras with a very limited run in '98 (white only) then a slightly wider release of the '00 and '01 models available in black or phoenix yellow. The Civic Type R was never released outside of Japan til the 2nd gen showed up but we never got one.
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:43 PM   #7905
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I'm sorry but that's not true. There are even a few around here. Google type-r EP3. They only came in two door hatchback, in blue, silver, white and black.
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:57 PM   #7906
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They are conversions then and not actual Type Rs. Japan didn't import any first gens to any country til the 2nd gen chassis.
Go over to Hondatech or ClubSi and search civic type R and you get very little in results.
I did a search but most are from the UK and outside the US or ones that are race cars but none were sold at dealerships in the US.
Post me a link since I found nothing.
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:01 PM   #7907
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We should get back to some autofails like this one:


You couldn't even drive that without risking an accident. smh
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