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August 2008 Blog Posts (6)

First Modification!

Well, my first modification to my 451 is done.

Chrome spotlight rings.

Well its an easy job. They just stick over where the old black plastic used to be.



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Added by S2 on August 31, 2008 at 10:47am — 3 Comments

Update

Well my smart now says -14 on the dashboard, so it's 2 weeks over due a service. The guy that was going to service it went on holiday..



Car is as cute as ever and always has his smile.



My brother ordered me some Brabus pedals, however, when they arrived they were LHD, and I have a RHD car..



So they have been sent back. We are now wondering if I should get the chrome spotlight rings to finish off my chrome pack.



Anyone know how easy it is to put them… Continue

Added by S2 on August 18, 2008 at 6:14am — No Comments

New Contest! Win a trip to Quebec city by test driving a smart fortwo!

Hey did you know you could win a free trip to Quebec City from smart Canada?



Since gas prices have gone up I decided to look for a more fuel-efficient car so I test-drove a smart car on the weekend. I was very surprised how much room there was in side and how well it handled on the road. When I was finished the Sales Manager gave me a card with a PIN number on it to enter online to win a Trip to Quebec City. The contest gave you spending money, hotel stay, tickets to the 400th… Continue

Added by smart fan on August 12, 2008 at 11:38pm — 1 Comment

Bad News and (hopefully) Some Good News re: trailer hitch

Failure of the hitch when transporting bikes has me worried.



12 Aug, 2008



I had been looking for a good way to transport bikes and skis and thought I had found the answer

in the aftermarket trailer hitch and bike rack being sold by smartcaruniverse.com. This seemed to

have a lot of advantages over the bolt-on rack sold by smart, not the least of which is that it

could also tow a small trailer.



I actually pre-ordered and paid for the hitch… Continue

Added by George Bastuba on August 12, 2008 at 3:20pm — 6 Comments

anxiously waiting

My 90 day window didn't start until today. They said my smart likely won't be here until the end of the 90 days. I will not have it in time for the event. Too bad, sounds like fun. Dave Young

Added by David A. Young on August 9, 2008 at 3:29pm — No Comments

New York Times comments about using premium fuel

Check out the comments about using premium fuel for the smart fortwo in the auto section of today's New York Times. Anyone experiencing knocking, MPG drop off, etc using regular fuel?

Added by Mariner Mel on August 3, 2008 at 4:27pm — 3 Comments

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