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Originally posted by sammyg2
Red Beard, you liked the datsun B210? I drove my parent's B210 for a year in high school, talk about a gutless wonder. About 60 ft pounds of torque and the POS clutch couldn't even hold that much
It did get great gas mileage tho.
Yes to everything. I think I got it up to 80 mph once. It had A/C which worked. It was the hatchback/fast back. It looked sortof cool. Girls I dated _liked_ it. It actually had a sporty interior, bucket seats, etc. The cargo area could actually hold a lot of stuff!

I think the engine was a 1.6 and developed something like 65 hp. Very aerodynamic and could hold 70 mph reasonably well. And it drank gas like a camel drinks water. 40+ mpg, using a carb! And it didn't require a cat and ran on regular gas!

It was a Japanese VW bug!
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