My goodness, by all means take it to a good mechanic. Let him know the car's history. He should give the engine a through going over, as well as the suspension. If you are serious about this car, it will be well worth the cost of the inspection. Especially if he finds something amiss.
A forum community dedicated to 9th generation Honda Civic owners and enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about performance, tuning, engine swaps, turbos, modifications, troubleshooting, maintenance, and more!