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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    Wheels Well, email fixed, got the reply thanks. I shall be happy with the CRX wheels and 185/60r14 (or similar) or if if can find some stock 15's, may give that a shot, a little less cheap/stealth, but well worth for the lookin good factor, imho.... thanks I will hold off ordering tires, but...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    CKW, I found out today my email server is down, dont know if you replied to my PM or not...its supposed to be back up soon, ha, lol.. we will see eg6sir, those would also be nice,are you closer to me ? driving 4 or less hours maybe .. i have searched local Craigslist everyday, and the local...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    Brake rotors Reno is a 4 hour drive for me, so that is easy. I would still be interested in looking at all the possibilties. I am currently looking to order two new front rotors, mine are toasted. I got out on a backroad yesterday, between downpours, when they heat up, the whole front end...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    wow, PM sent, if it were summer, I roadtrip it myself, I love Idaho. just not crazy about the cold....
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    Those are real nice rims, I found a picture of a stock "88 CRX si on the web. I am in Oakland Calif . I should complete my sig here. I figured you were 5800 miles east of here, lol . Not many 55 series tire for 14 inch, $$, so the 185/60's will do ... Roc
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    I have already saved a bundle by using the steel wheels, is there a recomended tire size that would mount on the steelie that I could remount on an alloy 14" ? After the suspension mods, struts etc, wheels would be a plan, say mid summer, my mileage will be less than 10 k a year, so there would...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    Pics coming, Gf set me up with a nice digi cam last week, prob is, there calling for real nasty weather, 4 days worth, winds to 75 mph in the hills, rain here and 8 feet of snow in the mountains. I dont believe it, not even for a minute,but even if there only 1/2 right, lol, may not get a chance...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    Moving ahead, one bush(ing) at a time Good New year to you, CKW, I picked up the original Honda & Acura performance handbook (mike ancas) from another source, and also the Chiltons . So far the progress has been needed maint, all belts/ fluids front to back, Plugs/ wires, & filters, all OEM ...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    thanks, good looking stuff, not to tough $$ wise, may take a whlie to install, so I probably do it in steps. Far more things I can do than I thought lol, unreal.. I have been watching cl last few days, lot of things there, Roc
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    yeah, I'm getting the idea it will take a little more time/ effort. This is to be my daily driver.I commute in a sea of SUV road hogs, so a good offense is the key to survival 'round here. Looking forward to the Chiltons manual, it should help me order the bushings for the stock locations...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    I have been trying to source out those HX rims,may not be easy. no luck so far. but it would work very well for me. going rate qoute was 75 $ per.is this a fair price ? Absolutely going to need bushings, one is missing now @ Rt rear. Time to start looking at susp componets also... thanks for...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    I like the HX wheels prob look great blk w/ blk center caps, but that sort of gets away from the stealth plan. Going to be hard not to add some sharp looking bits, but if she tracks well and rides okay, I'm good. I will try and research the suspension a little, then ask a ? or two. My budget...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    err, because its Christmas ? n00b , does it show ? lol, been sorta expecting it, its just a car , or is it ? I once owned a 1962 Toyota corona or a maybe it was called a crown,( i think) didnt know a damn thing about it either, had a VERY loud horn i am more excited about this Hatch than I...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    No tach, but does now sport a right side rearview mirror, 30 usd and a 1 hour ride. Everything I own has a rrearview, on the motorcycle I would probably be dead w/o it lol. I like stealth, so the wheel combo from an Hx would be great, I asked the salvage yard about them, he said "what year"...
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    '91 Civic Hatch Test drive, need advice

    Improving the '91 Hatch DX handling I ordered the book, but got an e-mail today saying they refunded the $$, after an email inquiry, I was told there is an updated one, no more 1st edition, so I will look into that,then try again. Tommorrow I will be headed out to a Honda salvage yard for...
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