Truth be told, with most street tires found on cars like the Tercel (and most civics!) they have to launch from such a low RPM to avoid wheelspin (or in the Tercel's case, I doubt the driver could launch at all) that having 200HP from 3000RPM like a malaise V8 is a MUCH better option than 200HP from 7000RPM. » 11/27/14 5:06am Yesterday 5:06am

The 55 vs 65mph myth is mostly because of scares back when the speed limit was first raised. Because most cars were geared to run at low RPMs at 55mph for MPG measurements, when you drove them at 65mph they got a noticeably worse fuel mileage. Lobbyists against raising the speed limit sent out propaganda about this… » 11/26/14 10:43pm Wednesday 10:43pm

In life there is no such thing as light or dark, and the only way to find the "right" path is to independently examine, measure, and understand each thing you come across alone. No one else is going to be better at measuring which direction you should go than yourself. You just have to first learn how to measure… » 11/26/14 2:10am Wednesday 2:10am