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SHIFTING LAG

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kamaal Nov 13, 2013. 15 Replies

HOW DO YOU GET USE TO THE SHIFT LAG BETWEEN GEARS ?

 

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Kamaal replied to BRUCE RALSTON's discussion SHIFTING LAG
"You use the "in between" to control the duration with which you stay in gear, or to force a down or upshift.  It takes practice and an understanding of how to use the smartshift transmission. "
Nov 13, 2013
Derek Sweeney replied to BRUCE RALSTON's discussion SHIFTING LAG
"I don't really notice it much anymore. It takes some time to get used to. The smart like a light or a lead foot, and not really anything in between.  "
Nov 12, 2013
Kamaal replied to BRUCE RALSTON's discussion SHIFTING LAG
"Takes practice, but the car should shift at roughly the same speed (even faster) as a human being working a true conventional 5-speed manual.  If not, it's generally the coordination of the driver that is off, or the adaptive transmission…"
Nov 2, 2013
Dr. Tom Perez, III replied to BRUCE RALSTON's discussion SHIFTING LAG
"Not sure where to post but my smart started to jerk in shifting and the engine light went on pulled over checked the fluid and okay.  Just changed the synthetic mobile one at 6,000 miles just to make sure to keep engine good.  It still…"
Oct 7, 2013
BRUCE RALSTON commented on tommyk's blog post b-4 you decide where to buy your smart, read this
"Good luck to all Smart owners Iam sure their are some good stories of repairs.Waiting on refund of extended warr."
Jul 1, 2010
BRUCE RALSTON commented on tommyk's blog post b-4 you decide where to buy your smart, read this
"Hi my story is about the same. My smart had a very bad rattle and that is putting it nicely. After 2 weeks at the dealer and NO help from smart and many parts removed and put back they said we can not find or fix your car. Keep in mind the car has…"
Jul 1, 2010
BRUCE RALSTON replied to JOE's discussion CABRIO DOOR RATTLES
"Took Smarty pack to the dealer and 2 weeks later and many parts removed and tested no fix in sight. Up date sorry we can not fix the rattle. SOLD CAR No more rattle"
Jun 26, 2010
BRUCE RALSTON replied to JOE's discussion CABRIO DOOR RATTLES
Jun 26, 2010
BRUCE RALSTON commented on BARRY M. BROWER's blog post THE SYMBOLS
"what does Maybach stand for????"
May 29, 2010
BRUCE RALSTON commented on BARRY M. BROWER's blog post THE SYMBOLS
"Keep in mind this car is all about fun."
May 27, 2010
BRUCE RALSTON commented on BARRY M. BROWER's blog post THE SYMBOLS
"i do i have a mercedes m 100 on my smart"
May 25, 2010
BRUCE RALSTON commented on Joe's photo
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Big Brother

"Would not like to pay the gas bill on that rig I like my 39 mpg. On my smarty"
Apr 26, 2010
BRUCE RALSTON replied to Cisco's discussion Head to Head - Video at the Track
"TO COOL NICE RACE"
Apr 15, 2010
BRUCE RALSTON posted a blog post

NEW DESIGNED ARM REST

The new designed arm rest by Smart that bolts to the seat is great. Easy to install and moves with the seat. I just got it Friday. In Orlando Fl Smart center. Great people to work with.See More
Apr 4, 2010

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I've been a smart owner since
November 7, 2009
I've been a smart reservation holder since
November 7, 2009
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OCALA FL

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NEW DESIGNED ARM REST

Posted on April 4, 2010 at 9:39am 0 Comments

The new designed arm rest by Smart that bolts to the seat is great. Easy to install and moves with the seat. I just got it Friday. In Orlando Fl Smart center. Great people to work with.

HAPPY DAY

Posted on March 25, 2010 at 6:15pm 2 Comments

I GOT MY SMART TODAY AFTER 10 MONTHS OF TEST DRIVES AND COLOR CHANGES LOVE IT ALREADY

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