The Truth About Cars » 1992 Honda Civic http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:30:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » 1992 Honda Civic http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Kill Switch Thwarts Denver Civic Thieves Once Again, Junkyard Parts To the Rescue http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/kill-switch-thwarts-denver-civic-thieves-once-again-junkyard-parts-to-the-rescue/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/kill-switch-thwarts-denver-civic-thieves-once-again-junkyard-parts-to-the-rescue/#comments Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:30:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453416 I love my beater 1992 Honda Civic, and living near downtown Denver is great, but the combination of fifth-gen Civic and urban living means that thieves are going to try to steal my street-parked car on a depressingly regular basis. Would-be thieves tore up my steering column less than a year ago, and they did […]

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I love my beater 1992 Honda Civic, and living near downtown Denver is great, but the combination of fifth-gen Civic and urban living means that thieves are going to try to steal my street-parked car on a depressingly regular basis. Would-be thieves tore up my steering column less than a year ago, and they did […]

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Working On a Harlequin Interior For My Civic, One Junkyard Piece At a Time http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/working-on-a-harlequin-interior-for-my-civic-one-junkyard-piece-at-a-time/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/working-on-a-harlequin-interior-for-my-civic-one-junkyard-piece-at-a-time/#comments Wed, 30 May 2012 18:03:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=446763 There’s a liberating feeling when you have to fix some interior component on a beater transportation car (e.g., my destined-to-become-a-track-car 1992 Civic DX) and you don’t care about color matching. Item #3,491 on the list of Parts Whose Failure Doesn’t Stop You From Driving, But Still Drives You Crazy: the glovebox door latch. My Civic […]

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There’s a liberating feeling when you have to fix some interior component on a beater transportation car (e.g., my destined-to-become-a-track-car 1992 Civic DX) and you don’t care about color matching. Item #3,491 on the list of Parts Whose Failure Doesn’t Stop You From Driving, But Still Drives You Crazy: the glovebox door latch. My Civic […]

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Drag Strip Adventures: Why I Need To Put a GS-R Engine In My 18-Second Civic http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/drag-strip-adventures-why-i-need-to-put-a-gs-r-engine-in-my-18-second-civic/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/drag-strip-adventures-why-i-need-to-put-a-gs-r-engine-in-my-18-second-civic/#comments Fri, 12 Aug 2011 13:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=406777 The D15B7 engine that Honda installed in my beater/daily-driver ’92 Civic DX was rated at 102 horsepower. Car and Driver managed to get the ’92 DX down the quarter-mile in 16.7 seconds… but that was at sea level, in a brand-new car. With its tired 200,000-mile engine gasping for air at 5,280 feet up, my […]

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The D15B7 engine that Honda installed in my beater/daily-driver ’92 Civic DX was rated at 102 horsepower. Car and Driver managed to get the ’92 DX down the quarter-mile in 16.7 seconds… but that was at sea level, in a brand-new car. With its tired 200,000-mile engine gasping for air at 5,280 feet up, my […]

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Engine Swap: Hoonatic Racing Integra GS-R Engine Now Destined For My Civic’s Engine Compartment http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/engine-swap-hoonatic-racing-integra-gs-r-engine-now-destined-for-my-civics-engine-compartment/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/engine-swap-hoonatic-racing-integra-gs-r-engine-now-destined-for-my-civics-engine-compartment/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2011 13:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=388329 Those of you who follow 24 Hours of LeMons racing know the tale of the One Lap Integra, an Integra GS-R that got knocked down to LeMons price range because it had been rolled into a ball by a leadfooted previous owner. The car was hopeless, but the 170-horse B18C1 engine and transmission are in […]

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Those of you who follow 24 Hours of LeMons racing know the tale of the One Lap Integra, an Integra GS-R that got knocked down to LeMons price range because it had been rolled into a ball by a leadfooted previous owner. The car was hopeless, but the 170-horse B18C1 engine and transmission are in […]

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5th-Gen Civic: Cargo-Haulin’ Workhorse! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/5th-gen-civic-cargo-haulin-workhorse/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/5th-gen-civic-cargo-haulin-workhorse/#comments Sat, 18 Dec 2010 20:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=377709 Some folks will tell you that you need a big ol’ truck to haul a grimy cast-iron V8, but those folks are wrong! My beater ’92 Civic, which stood up well when compared to the Audi R8, not only sports a trailer hitch (no doubt suitable for hauling popcorn carts weighing up to several hundred […]

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Some folks will tell you that you need a big ol’ truck to haul a grimy cast-iron V8, but those folks are wrong! My beater ’92 Civic, which stood up well when compared to the Audi R8, not only sports a trailer hitch (no doubt suitable for hauling popcorn carts weighing up to several hundred […]

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