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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Christie Jul 16, 2008. 3 Replies


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March 10, 2008
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At 10:38pm on September 22, 2009, Kim said…
The place is called Autowerkes...they have a websight


I have not used them yet, but will next month...should be hitting 20K. I am also hoping the can fix me up with winter tires also. Last year every place I checked were sold out.
At 5:56pm on September 13, 2009, Jwings said…
Hi Jim, got an email from you about oil changes.
I get the filters and washer from Smart and Expresslube in brunswick does the work.
At 4:38pm on September 13, 2009, Kim said…

Hi Jim,
I saw your post in my email that you were looking for a place closer then Lynnfield. I found a place in Freeport that works on Smart cars. They told me they have been working on imports for years, and they service the Lindt Chocolate bunny smart car (I had to google that one).
I plan to have my 20k service done there, which I am about 1500 away. I posted the link to them above.
I don't care for the service at Lynnfield. Over priced (they charged me $6.00 for wind shield washer fluid-that I had just filled) plus they scratched the black trim on my car when they washed it. Still shows even after I tried to buff out.
I have not asked prices yet, but just saving on the gas, wear and tear and toll booths will be worth it.

At 7:23pm on April 8, 2009, Natty said…
Hi Jim!

My name is natty and I see you're from Maine (one of the states I've been dying to visit) :)

anyways, I've been trying to find more participants from the New England area to take my Smart Car owner survey. This is for a marketing strategy plan that I have to do for one of my classes at Fordham University. It'll only take a few minutes and my group and I would really love to hear from you. :)

Just copy and paste this link onto your browser.

Thanks so much!
At 7:42am on April 8, 2009, Dave Mayall said…
Hi Jim
We are all getting ready for the Saturday, April 18th Smart Celebration in Lynnfield. The event will be from 11am to 4pm. Every Smart car gets a free car wash! Great food, raffles, awards for "favorite Smart" and "greatest distance traveled". Have your name put on your car. The names can be either "SMART" font or "Script", and colors can be silver or black. Simply let me know what you want on your car and I will put the order in. This is "FREE" and provided by Sign Art. The names will be 3/4" and put on the driver's upper door just below the window, send info for passenger's door also if you want. Lets make this a great Celebration with all of our Smart friends. The weather will be sunny and 63 so make sure you come by. Bring a friend, anyone interested in Smarts, take a test drive. No matter where you purchased your Smart, you are always welcome at All Mass Smart Car Events. We have to pass on great thanks to Herb Chambers, Mark Hoch, Gil Otero, Grace Cosco and the entire Smart Lynnfield team for their support. A lot of you folks ask about the Mercedes Badge on my car, I will have a cost for you next week and its a 10 min install. Check out my Page and Pics to see the Mercedes Badge located under the license plate. Please RSVP even if you can't make it, we would like to keep everyone in the Smart site loop.
Dave Mayall President
Smart Car of Mass
Call if you have any questions....anytime!
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At 9:50pm on March 28, 2009, Bill McCarthy said…
Hey Jim good to see another from Maine. Where abouts are you? I'm in Farmington.How did your smartie do in the snow?
Bill McCarthy
At 11:18pm on March 25, 2009, Dave Mayall said…
Hi Jim
This will be best celebration of the year, the 1 year birthday party! Please come by Smart Center of Lynnfield Mass. anytime between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm to meet and greet other Smart owners, and potential owners. Everyone is invited, if you know someone interested in the Smart car please bring them along. All are welcome,**Free Car Wash**, food, prizes, short fun runs every 2 hours. **Special offer, have your name or your Smarts name put on your car, (order ahead with David).** Meet Reps from the trailer company. A great Smart Car of Mass. and Smart Center of Lynnfield event! Please take a minute to RSVP so we can have a idea of attendance.
Hope to see you soon.
Dave Mayall, President
Smart Car of Mass. 978-265-6647
At 9:08pm on November 9, 2008, Dave Mayall said…
Hi Jim
We are heading to your neck of the woods, the beautiful Maine coast. We are meeting at the Kittery Trading post and heading up to Ogunquit for lunch at "Jackies". Check it out under "events" for Nov 15th.
Hope to see you folks! RSVP if possible... :)
Dave Mayall aka Ruby
Smart Car of Ma
At 4:59pm on October 28, 2008, Kathy and Bob Johnson said…
Hi Jim,
We just had a small accident with our little "baby". We took it to Herb Chambers collision center in Braintree and they are ordering the panel and parts from Lynnfield. Insurance is paying for it because we were not at fault. It will take about 7-10 days. We don't want anyone but Smart to repair the damage. At least until they become more popular and parts are more available.
Good luck.
Kathy and Bob Johnson
At 4:17pm on October 28, 2008, BobG said…
Were you looking to replace a panel? If so you currently have to do it through a dealer. I'm not sure if you order anywhere else if your going to get a 1:1 compatibility if you end up with an incompatible panel from an older non-US model. The other reason is color matching.
I've changed every panel on my car. I got a set of black panels when I ordered my car. (It's now black).
The panels are fairly easy to replace. Some more than others. The worst is the rear tailgate because of the wiring harnesses. Next is the door panels (actually the pain here is getting them back on.) Third is the rear quarter panel (in your case) because the rear lights are awkward to deal with but not impossible.

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