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Marc Hanna replied to Art Iworsley's discussion Electric drive
"Congrats! Did you buy a charging station yet? I see that Bosch is releasing a new one this month for under $450. This should start making the prices a little more competitive."
Jun 2, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Art Iworsley's discussion Electric drive
"It would be enough, but would not maximize the charging due to inefficiency.  At 90% efficiency it would only provide 3.15Kw, and that would be worse if your household voltage were to be below nominal.  I would shoot for 4Kw or better to…"
May 8, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion vh.smart.com web site not working yet
"Yes, but that is only the case provided you have the "mobile services module" installed on the car.  This is a GSM network adapter, which my dealer said was not available yet during this production run."
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion vh.smart.com web site not working yet
"In reviewing the documentation again, in order to connect the the vehicle homepage you must have an internet connection to your car, either through your charging station or through the mobile service module.  It is to my understanding that the…"
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion vh.smart.com web site not working yet
"What is the VVC? "
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion vh.smart.com web site not working yet
"I didn't see that there was a US option either - just european countries"
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion vh.smart.com web site not working yet
"No luck yet.  The dealer won't even give me info on how to register."
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion New Smart ED 2013
"I got it!  I ended up using a screwdriver - a long one - just inserted it between the PWS and the clip and twisted. Then I went for a drive to pick up a plunger - the kids plugged the toilet AGAIN! - I didn't notice a big difference in the…"
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion New Smart ED 2013
"Thanks.  I'll take you up on that if I haven't gotten it by then."
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion New Smart ED 2013
"I can't budge it.  And there's not enough room to get a screw driver on it either."
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion New Smart ED 2013
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion New Smart ED 2013
"I see.  How do you disconnect the PWS?"
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Andre Langevin's discussion New Smart ED 2013
"Sounds like the same configuration I have.  Does roof open or is it a full glass roof that doesn't open like mine (Panoramic roof)? I don't think I have a pedestrian warning system.   It's certainly fun to drive.…"
Apr 25, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Art Iworsley's discussion Electric drive
"Clipper creek has a 240v 16amp charger on sale for $595 dollars.  This seems to be the best deal out there right now.  In Ontario we have a rebate for chargers + install costs up to $1000 or 50% which ever is less. "
Apr 24, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Art Iworsley's discussion Electric drive
"Yup, the documentation I had before hand wasn't too clear on that.  It was referring only to a 230v receptacle. The minimum charging time, based on the standard 3.3kw onboard charger is about 5.5 to 6 hours regardless of how powerful the…"
Apr 24, 2013
Marc Hanna replied to Richard Bruce Gloor's discussion Electric Smart
"I would think that you would probably have to get it delivered on a truck or tow it.  Seeing as you would have to take another vehicle there to pick it up anyway, you could drive it for part of the distance back and then tow it for a while…"
Apr 24, 2013

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I've been a smart owner since
April 17, 2013
I've been a smart reservation holder since
January 5, 2012
Location
Kitchener, Ontario
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Electric Drive

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