I found a 90 Civic Hatch with a 4 speed and sunroof at a local dealer. The car runs, but has either an engine knock or a tranny knock at somewhat higher RPMS. The body is incredibly straight, no rust anywhere (except INSIDE the driver's side seatbelt latch, wtf). The tranny does shift smoothly, and it feels as if the power is coming pretty regularly. Brakes felt fine and it wasn't scary to drive. I have not had a huge amount of experience dealing with these older civics (94-01 teggies are my deal). I did noticed it smoked a little bit when I got on the throttle, but I really only need this engine to last me another 2 or 3 thousand. He is asking $1500, but I was thinking about showing him $1200 cash. How does this sound for what I've described. Thanks for y'alls input.