By on December 14, 2012

We’ve seen an ’81 Citation and an ’82 Citation in this series, so let’s continue down GM’s Bad Memory Lane with a 1983 version of the car that damaged The General’s image even more than the Vega. Somehow, this car stayed on the street— or at least out of the wrecking yard— for 29 years, but now it awaits crushing in a Denver self-serve wrecking yard. (Read More…)

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  • Re: Junkyard Find: 1986 Honda CRX

    JimZ - never mind me, somehow I had the idea they used it for longer than they apparently did. for some reason I thought it lasted until 1990/91.
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    Luke42 - Exactly. This was the cat I wanted bad in high school. I’m going to be 40 in a couple of years, and the cars that look like this car just haven’t...
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    CoreyDL - Well, I thought there were only like two gens. The first one, then the bugeye one. Now I’m thinking the Integra was here for longer than I had previously...
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    Kenmore - Yep, it was the dozens of ephemeral little things that you knew were nonetheless given deliberate attention that made J-cars clearly and immediately a whole new...
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    Truckducken - Hey, let’s not be too hard on TBFI. At least in GM V8 guise, it delivered a 20% boost in power and MPG, and was way more bulletproof than the carbs and...
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    CoreyDL - There were many old Kia Prides still driving about in Korea when I was there in 08/09. Couldn’t believe it. They were the only old car I saw with any...
  • Re: Junkyard Find: 1986 Honda CRX

    bumpy ii - Bugeye Integras were gens 3 and 4. 1 had flip-up lights. 2 looked like a cross between a ’88 Civic and a ’90 Accord.
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