• Had one. During "spirited driving" the gear shift broke off in my hand. Went to the wrecking yard. Found 5 shifters. All had been welded back together. Other than that it was a fun car to drive. Phenolic resin timing gear was also a weak point. GLWS

    • I wonder if somebody had told us in 1979 that in the future there would be lots of cars that would have over 300 horsepower and still get over 30 mpg would we have believed them? Or that we could go to a dealer and buy a 9 second street car? We probably would have laughed and got in our car with the 80mph speedometer and tried to get home in time to watch Barney Miller…

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