He was part genius. Part crazy. Probably short on cash. He was the first guy in America to “tune” his Honda Civic, making it look cool, and go fast and loud enough to annoy his neighbors. And he should be celebrated right alongside the other icons of hot rodding—men like Alex Xydias, Ed Iskederian, and Vic Edelbrock. Like those legends, who helped show the world the incredible potential within the 1932 Ford and its Flathead V-8, he was a man of vision, and ingenuity.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/10/09/1996-2000-honda-civic-buyers-guide