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Nicely done!

I drove an orange one back in the 80's. It was a little worn out. I had to crank it for about 15 seconds to build compression before it would start.  When I stopped at a light, blue smoke would come from the hood vents. 

Great memories though. Thanks for building this rare one!

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I never knew about this kit!  My dad got a '77 CVCC, which I drove into the ground (after they got a gen2 Accord).  I have the two Hasagawa kits (unbuilt of course), which don't have the engine.  You did a very nice job on that!

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Nice job on Honda’s first big hit. I had a silver ‘78 CVCC 5 speed with the “hound’s tooth” cloth seat inserts. These CVCC’s had the best “drivability” of any vehicle available in the mid/ late 70’s, the “not golden years” of autos IMO. They were fun to drive compared to everything else (all relative...). They also tended to fall apart before 100k miles. 
Thanks for sharing!

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Nice work on the little Honda. Never knew this kit existed. In the mid-80s I worked with a guy who drove a 78 CVCC. That little car was a tank, with good old-timey snow tires on each corner, there was no amount snow that thing would not go through. 

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