""... well the whole object of replacing the OE mirror was because it was too BIG!...."
SATO, hate to be contradictory, but your first post said... "the mirror is too low and blocks a substantial area of our line of…"
"I got my smart in November last year. Put snows on it within a couple of weeks. Drove it to work every day when it snowed. No problems. The traction control does want to kick in earlier than I want it to, but it's just doing its job...
"This past Sunday I installed the Wolo Bad Boy thru the wheel well as mvaldes did. Took 2+ hours, but would be simpler the second time around.
Was able to install 5 scrapes on my left hand and 1 on my right.
Made use of teenage son whose hands are…"
No. Someone probably noticed a used smart on the lot at the Subaru dealer in Hudson, or another one on the lot at Autofair Honda.
There was a Ford dealer near Epping that sold used smarts imported from Europe."
"I would just like an authorized service center in NH. It is a pain driving to Lynnfield. And they have over charged me twice for service and never offered the gas card even though I am over 50 miles from the dealership."
Thanks for the link. Unfortunately, the exact details I needed are left out of those instructions. I got the panels removed but with a little more brute force than I would have liked and ended up breaking some clips.