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Dody West replied to James M. Benson's discussion Towing the Smart Car
"But you still have to reset the clock and other memory items, right? "
Dec 25, 2011
Dody West replied to James M. Benson's discussion Towing the Smart Car
"I took delivery of my 2008 Smart Passion during the first year Smarts were officially sold in U.S.  I had never heard (from Smart, my dealer or anyone else) of disconnecting the battery for towing, even though I made it quite clear that I was…"
Dec 25, 2011
Dody West replied to Julie O'Malley's discussion Smart Dealerships closing
"I purchased the extended warranty just prior to the expiration of my original 2-year warranty.  I was contacted by the dealer from whom I'd purchased the car (Houston  North) and -- as I remember it -- was told I could not buy the…"
Jan 1, 2011
Dody West replied to Julie O'Malley's discussion Smart Dealerships closing
"My experience has been the same as Columbus' regarding the expensive extended warranty.     Also, I am amazed that, as I've been driving through the midwest and now southward toward the Gulf, how many people don't know…"
Dec 28, 2010
Dody West replied to Julie O'Malley's discussion Smart Dealerships closing
"I just received an email ad from Smart that would make a great billboard: A silhouette of the famous statue "The thinker" who says, "What's the big idea?" Facing the silhouette is a photo of a silver Smart Cabriolet who…"
May 28, 2010
Dody West replied to Julie O'Malley's discussion Smart Dealerships closing
"Even though I've been a party to some of this, I am now getting concerned about the increasingly negative turn this thread has taken. Yes, I'd like to see Smart get smart about their advertising. (At least, do some, and do it cleverly.)…"
Mar 28, 2010
Dody West commented on Dody West's blog post Can it climb a hill?
"Thanks, folks, for your kind comments. I certainly did enjoy myself that day. Toes, I enjoyed your photos of all those Smarts on Pike's Peak and Independence Pass. Looks like you have a good group there in Denver. GetSmrt28277, don't yet…"
Mar 26, 2010
Dody West updated their profile
Mar 26, 2010

Profile Information

I've been a smart owner since
September 2, 2008
I've been a smart reservation holder since
June 6, 2007
My favorite things about smart
towable 4down, light weight, excellent design, good mileage, decent price, and spunky!
About Me
Full-time RVer, Workamper and all around curious person. Formerly writer, designer, historic preservation consultant.
My smart's name
LittleTow (which gets towed behind "Bigfoot")

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Can it climb a hill?

Posted on March 17, 2010 at 6:06pm 9 Comments

I'd had LittleTow for more than a year, scooting up, down and around the Ozarks. I loved the little Smart car that didn't seem to know the difference between a hilly road and a flat one. In the back of my mind, though, I wondered how those three cylinders would handle a truly steep hill or a real mountain road.


Last September I attended an RV rally in Colorado Springs and, when I looked up, I saw the hill meant to test my little Smartie. They called it Pike's…
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At 10:26pm on January 17, 2010, spicejax said…
I created a susai group for RVers with smarts. You are invited to join the smartrvowners group

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At 4:23pm on December 11, 2008, Eric said…
Hey your grocery story made me laugh! Know the feeling.
 
 
 

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