"Hey spicejax, Just wanted to let you know that what you suggested is exactly what we did. I was without the smart for way longer than I wanted (shipping times for the special-order rims and tires) but it worked out great!"
"Mike, here's a idea: Get TK to mount the tire you need then take it to the car and change it, then drive your smart back to TK to complete. I have a trailer, but it's a 100 mile round trip to get it. or See if any one…"
"The dealership just got back to us with pricing.
They are saying my front left rim is also bad, so that leaves us with both front and the left rear are dented.
They are quoting $315 each for the front and $325 each for the rear rims.
All 4 tires…"
Well, my smart is now at the dealership getting two new rims.Last night I was driving off of 295 southbound to I-10 east and somewhere in the construction zone I hit a rock and put a sizable dent in the inside of the front-passenger rim. My rear driver-side rim has had a dent for the last 2+ years that is not getting fixed as well. With the front rim putting the smart out of commission, we ended up going with the dealership to get it done as quickly as possible. We got it towed to them this…See More
"Hey, Thanks! I was suggested to visit here by the First Coast Smarties. I am getting near 40 MPG while doing mostly highway driving. I have found that idling the smart is quite efficient, as I do that often."