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Doug replied to Kathy & Gary Graves's discussion EMPTY SITE
"This site is unfortunately supported as much as the smart franchise is and has been supported in North America. Best to go to SCOA."
May 14
Doug replied to Darrell Miller's discussion Transmission
"This is a commonly discussed issue w the early 451's. I have the same problem w my 2009, especially when it's cold. If you haven't already, read the postings on this subject on the SCOA site. From what I've determined, two things…"
Apr 17
Doug liked Eric Angeloro - smart USA's discussion smart CEO Annette Winkler: The World Needs This Car
Apr 12
Doug liked Ryan's discussion Open Letter to Smart USA
Apr 12
Doug replied to Ryan's discussion Open Letter to Smart USA
"Ryan- you are SO correct. We have three 451's and we live in Alaska and our closest dealer is 1500 miles away! We drove our first Smart from Denver to Portland, OR via Tucson, AZ and then had it shipped up. Our second Smart was purchased in KY,…"
Mar 1
Doug replied to Mel's discussion Three bars of "Death" experieces
"What year/model car do you have? If it's a 451 w an ICE have you ever lubed the transmission motor as many suggest? Before I lubed my transmission motor I had to teach-in my 2009 451 a couple times but I've never had it quit running while…"
Dec 29, 2016
Doug replied to jessica creagh's discussion need some questions answered please.
"Jessica- Robert is very correct about the wheels bending and collapsing. I t-boned a Camry that didn't stop at a side street. The left front wheel on our 2008 Passion didn't break, but it was severely bent in and thankfully absorbed some…"
Jul 31, 2016
Doug liked sUSAi Admin's discussion smart Type
Apr 8, 2016
Doug liked Tristan's photo
Mar 26, 2016
Doug liked Steve Young's discussion Smart Car Snow Machine
Mar 19, 2016
Doug liked sUSAi Admin's discussion 6-Wheeled smartruck
Mar 19, 2016
Doug was featured
Dec 22, 2015
Doug replied to Ron Connor-Hodges's discussion Reset Service Impossible!
"George is right. It's all in the timing. I have found the YouTube video on the evilution site to be the most help."
Dec 21, 2015
Doug replied to Ramona de la Pena's discussion 2009 Passion Coupe Tire Info.... Advise Please
"Ramona- The tire sizes you need are on a silver sticker in the drivers side door jamb. Since only two manufacturers make tires for our cars, the speed ratings for the size tires that are available will be suited for your car. I have bought both the…"
Nov 13, 2015
Doug replied to Mark Williams's discussion Hard to see around the 451 rearview mirror!
"Mark- I just shortened the stem of the rearview mirror as described on the evilution website. The mirror now mounts higher and though it's not perfect, it's a big improvement! It only cost around $15 for a 1 year subscription to the site…"
Nov 11, 2015
Doug updated their profile
Aug 6, 2015

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