October 2011 Blog Posts (11)

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween to all the smart ghouls and goblins.  Last week we asked you to post photos of your smart in costume.  As a Halloween treat, here is a link to the album with all the fun and creative submissions:smart Halloween Costumes.  Thank you to everyone who participated.

Added by sUSAi Admin on October 31, 2011 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Trouble

I've owned a smart car for approximately two years. This last month has been totally disastrous. I've spent a total of $2,000.00 in repairs in the last 3 weeks and my car is still not working. The first time I got it back,it worked for a week and had to be towed to the shop. They kept it several days for repairs and it was picked up on Friday only to break down on Saturday the next day.

Wecalled the Smartcar Towing, to have the car towed to the Mercedes-Benz dealership in Georgetown.…

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Added by Angelo peyton on October 31, 2011 at 3:57pm — 1 Comment

smart Halloween Costume Contest

Hi Everyone.  This is just a reminder that we are hosting a smart Halloween costume contest.  Post a picture of your dressed up smart on this thread or on Facebook and we’ll feature the most popular photos on smartusa.com.

 

 If you need some inspiration, check out this photo album with some of the great submissions from last year: smart Halloween…

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Added by sUSAi Admin on October 28, 2011 at 9:26am — No Comments

When I Fell for a Smart Car

Years ago, I thought we needed a big car. Didn't everyone? We bought a big old truck thinking it would be great to haul stuff around. It did come in handy when we bought our childrens bedroom furniture. But it was such a gas guzzler and we really didn't end up needing all the room as often as we thought.

 

Four years ago, when we were in Italy, we saw the Smart car for the first time. They were…

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Added by Cake Lady on October 27, 2011 at 8:06am — 1 Comment

Fun Fun Fun Fest Ticket Giveaway

Spoon, Lykke Li, Blonde Redhead, Public Enemy, Slayer, Black Lips, Duplo, Neon Indian.  If you rock out to any of these artists in your smart, you may be interested to know that smart is giving away tickets to Austin’s own Fun Fun Fun Fest (Nov 4-6), http://funfunfunfest.com/.

 

If you want to win a free pair of General Admission tickets to all 3 days of shows, be sure to follow @smartcarusa on Twitter for their smart Trivia Contest. …

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Added by sUSAi Admin on October 26, 2011 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Upgrade to the sound system.

Today I installed a new bass box in the back of my smart. All went well sound’s good. I will do a permanent install of the bass speakers into the tailgate at a later date. I will most likely go with bigger bass speakers than dual 6.5" that I put in today. My first upgrade done for $45, not too bad.

Added by David Christensen on October 23, 2011 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween is not just for kids, it's also for smarts. We’re running a costume contest over on our Facebook page, and were inspired by some of the awesome pictures you guys posted last year: smart Halloween costumes. Show off your smart's costume this Halloween by posting a picture in this thread, or head over to our Facebook wall to enter. The most popular photos (with the most number of likes and comments) will be featured on…

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Added by sUSAi Admin on October 19, 2011 at 2:37pm — No Comments

2012 smart

JUST GOT IN OUR FIRST TRUCK LOAD OF 2012'S.

Added by CHARLES STRICKLAND on October 18, 2011 at 7:05pm — 1 Comment

GUL DOORS

Does anyone know who it is that would do Lambo Doors on my Smart Car ? (gul wing doors)

If so Please get intouch with me ?

Thank You, David McMurtry

Dedham MA 781 290 6531

mcmurtrydavid@hotmail.com

Added by David McMurtry on October 17, 2011 at 6:55pm — No Comments

We're on the road again... Interstate Travel, Speed, and Gas

Last week, as according to my photography duties as the Senior Editor of the yearbook, I was sent on a mission up to Cedar Rapids to shoot the Cross Country Supermeet. This meant not only the longest trip I had ever taken by myself, but also the longest trip my Smart had taken since being in Iowa. Having never driven myself more than 20 miles from my home, winding up and down the wilds of 218 seemed a daunting task, and even more so to my yearbook advisor.

"You're going to be ok with…

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Added by Justine Trollinger on October 14, 2011 at 12:14am — 1 Comment

This is what happens if you lose your keys!!

Warning!!!

Do not ever lose your original keys for your 2008 SMART Passion like I did.  I tried to just order a key due to the fact that I was the original owner.  Mercedes said that I would have to "drive" over to fill out paperwork at their facility to order a key.  I explained to them that I run a business and did not have time to "drive" down to their facility 100 miles away.  After several attempts, I finally got the right person who said "for…

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Added by Mark Emery on October 11, 2011 at 4:32pm — 4 Comments

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