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Maintenance Matters: Acura Vigor Wheel Bearing Replacement, and Lessons Learned

“It’s such a good vibration! It’s such a sweeeeeet sensation!” sang Loletta Holloway with thrill. Not as enthused as she was about my steering wheel vibration that began around fifty miles an hour and went away above eighty, I decided an inspection was due. After all, it has started to get worse since my outing …

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A Vigorous Evening: Track Night in America in a 1993 Acura Vigor

Ever since my first Holiday Lap at Virginia International Raceway I have wanted to come back and go flat out through the Climbing Esses, scream down Roller Coaster, bust through Hog Pen, and apex NASCAR perfectly, all without being blocked by Mustangs and Corvettes trying to make it a drag race. So when I found …

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Five Cylinders of Fury: 1993 Acura Vigor on Track at NCCAR

How often have you witnessed a longitudinally mounted Japanese five-cylinder scream to its redline while the fully-independent double-wishbone-suspended chassis carves through hairpins and strikes down apexes?  You haven’t?  I didn’t think so.  You probably aren’t alone save for the handful of Honda engineers who built the Acura Vigor. To help spread some awareness of Honda’s …

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Accident Avoidance: Attending the Bob Bondurant ‘Charger Hellcat’ Performance Driving School

Back in April I had a car accident. Aside from being embarrassing, it became contentious at home. Over the last 20 years I’ve had 4 big accidents, this one being the fourth. I talked about it with my car clubs and sought advice. Several people, including my husband, recommended getting a car with electronic “nannies.” …

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