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Re: females on list/MG's and 'ludes

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Subject: Re: females on list/MG's and 'ludes
From: Shel Bercovich <>
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 1995 20:43:37 -0700 (MST)
If the Prelude seats are built the same way as the Civic seats (and I 
think they are), a 1" square tube (either wood or metal) under the seat 
frame will put you up high enough to see over the wheel. The seats in 
Hondas are built for the height-challenged :-) among us. They should go 
far enough forward and you'll be able to stomp down on the pedals (as 
opposed to pushing ahead, as in the B).

Alternatives include the Miata (as mentioned in a previous post), the MX3 
Precidia, the Honda del Sol variants, Toyota MR2s, the Corrado VR6. Then 
there's the BMW Z3, but that's a whole other story. (Heard that one here!)

I've always thought of the Honda CRX as a B-GT of the eighties, but the 
number of coupe-type vehicles is dwindling fast and couldn't really put a 
finger on a B-GT of the nineties.

Good luck on your choice, have fun, and the best of the season to all.
Shel Bercovich        '74 B-GT           "Come Ride   \/                      with Us     /\
Former Social Studies teacher             in Banff   /  \
"Free at last, free at last...."          National  /    \
Calgary, AB, Canada                       Park"    /  /\  \

On Fri, 22 Dec 1995, Cindy Jizmagian wrote:
> It is time to replace my faithful winter car, a 5-speed Honda Accord.
> I'm now shopping for a '93 or '94 Prelude but haven't taken one out for a
> test drive yet. I'm curious if any MG-enthusiast on this list has exprience
> with or an opinion about the late-model 'ludes. Or is there another car I
> should consider? Is a Celica worth trying?  BTW, I'm 5'1'" tall (using the
> word loosely) and while driving the MG I sometimes have to stretch to reach
> the clutch if I'm using the seatbelt. My driving tends to be mostly urban in
> winter, winding roads and ocasional interstates in summer (spring/summer is
> my mostly MG season unless I need a/c). So, ladies and gentlemen:  What is a
> grown-up MGB?

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