The Truth About Cars » crx http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +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 » crx http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Crapwagon Outtake: 1988 Honda CRX Si http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/crapwagon-outtake-1988-honda-crx-si/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/crapwagon-outtake-1988-honda-crx-si/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 12:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1071858 I needed a car. Any car. My dad and I were limping my dying ’85 Nissan Maxima around town to multiple car dealers, looking for an appropriate replacement. I was 19, I think, and since I commuted thirty miles a day to college (when I went to class) I needed reliable, efficient transport. A second-generation […]

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I needed a car. Any car. My dad and I were limping my dying ’85 Nissan Maxima around town to multiple car dealers, looking for an appropriate replacement. I was 19, I think, and since I commuted thirty miles a day to college (when I went to class) I needed reliable, efficient transport. A second-generation […]

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Ask Jack: CRX No Longer In Effect? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/ask-jack-crx-no-longer-effect/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/ask-jack-crx-no-longer-effect/#comments Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1053625 It’s the return of Ask Jack, one of my your favorite sections! You can now ask me questions about nearly anything, as long as there’s a kinda-sorta automotive aspect to it. Kinda-sorta. In the meantime, check out today’s question: Hey Jack, I’m in a bit of a dilemma. I’m a self-employed delivery driver (delivering restaurant […]

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It’s the return of Ask Jack, one of my your favorite sections! You can now ask me questions about nearly anything, as long as there’s a kinda-sorta automotive aspect to it. Kinda-sorta. In the meantime, check out today’s question: Hey Jack, I’m in a bit of a dilemma. I’m a self-employed delivery driver (delivering restaurant […]

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Piston Slap: The Self-Lathing CRX? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/piston-slap-theres-rub/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/piston-slap-theres-rub/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:58:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=888017 Gareth writes: Good afternoon Sajeev, Read your latest and I’m determined to help you out. I recently had a bone-stock 87 CRX Si follow me home from an impound auction and, if I can get the damn thing through an Ontario Safety Inspection, I’ll let TTAC’s very own Derek K drive it. Therein lies the […]

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Gareth writes: Good afternoon Sajeev, Read your latest and I’m determined to help you out. I recently had a bone-stock 87 CRX Si follow me home from an impound auction and, if I can get the damn thing through an Ontario Safety Inspection, I’ll let TTAC’s very own Derek K drive it. Therein lies the […]

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The 1988 CRX Si – The Car I Should Have Bought http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/the-1988-crx-si-the-car-i-should-have-bought/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/the-1988-crx-si-the-car-i-should-have-bought/#comments Tue, 12 Mar 2013 05:50:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480553 My buddy John is one of the smartest guys I know and over the many years we have been friends John has always been a step or two ahead of most people, myself included. In 1988, when I was selling spark plugs and oil for just a scratch over minimum wage, John who is just […]

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My buddy John is one of the smartest guys I know and over the many years we have been friends John has always been a step or two ahead of most people, myself included. In 1988, when I was selling spark plugs and oil for just a scratch over minimum wage, John who is just […]

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And the Winner Is… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/and-the-winner-is-23/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/and-the-winner-is-23/#comments Mon, 10 Oct 2011 01:33:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=414284 After Clueless Racing won the American Irony race, they spent 18 months in the wilderness, leading in race after race… and then their engine would blow another head gasket or throw another rod. They did everything right, but fell afoul of LeMons Rule #11B: Hondas Blow Up. Today, however, the Clueless Racing CRX grabbed the […]

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After Clueless Racing won the American Irony race, they spent 18 months in the wilderness, leading in race after race… and then their engine would blow another head gasket or throw another rod. They did everything right, but fell afoul of LeMons Rule #11B: Hondas Blow Up. Today, however, the Clueless Racing CRX grabbed the […]

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Showroom-Schlock Shootout LeMons Day One: Honda Über Alles! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/showroom-schlock-shootout-lemons-day-one-honda-uber-alles/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/showroom-schlock-shootout-lemons-day-one-honda-uber-alles/#comments Sun, 09 Oct 2011 03:26:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=414203 So many 24 Hours of LeMons teams have their still-beating hearts torn out by the Civic and Integra, race after race; the little Hondas are very quick around a road course (which is the evil lure that makes teams want to race them), but the B and D engines have this terrible head-gasket-blowing problem. When […]

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So many 24 Hours of LeMons teams have their still-beating hearts torn out by the Civic and Integra, race after race; the little Hondas are very quick around a road course (which is the evil lure that makes teams want to race them), but the B and D engines have this terrible head-gasket-blowing problem. When […]

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Missing the Old Civic Motor Pool… But Not CVCC Smog-Check Hell http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/missing-the-old-civic-motor-pool-but-not-cvcc-smog-check-hell/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/missing-the-old-civic-motor-pool-but-not-cvcc-smog-check-hell/#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2011 13:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=411299 There was a time in the late 1990s and early 2000s when I had two 1985 Civic hatchbacks and an ’85 CRX, all at the same time. They were fun to drive, sipped gas, rarely malfunctioned, and Pick-Your-Part in Hayward always had at least a half-dozen compatible parts donors on the yard. Truly, it was […]

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There was a time in the late 1990s and early 2000s when I had two 1985 Civic hatchbacks and an ’85 CRX, all at the same time. They were fun to drive, sipped gas, rarely malfunctioned, and Pick-Your-Part in Hayward always had at least a half-dozen compatible parts donors on the yard. Truly, it was […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: From X To Z http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-from-x-to-z/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-from-x-to-z/#comments Mon, 19 Apr 2010 16:10:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=353184 [Courtesy Hooniverse]

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