Bob Hodgen's Blog (3)

An Artifact from the Future?

The first thousand miles has gone very smoothly in my smart. It's still a lot of fun to drive and I've had no problems to report.

Everywhere I go the smart gets a lot of attention. I met my daughter at Firestone yesterday to get a tire on her car replaced. All of the guys from the shop came out to see the smart. They even asked to see the engine. One of them knew it was made by Mercedes and had a safety cage "like NASCAR." They all seemed to like it but said it… Continue

Added by Bob Hodgen on April 30, 2009 at 9:57am — 7 Comments

Florida Smart Sunset

Added by Bob Hodgen on March 26, 2009 at 8:05pm — 7 Comments


Just got a scanguage and installed it to the left of the instrument cluster. It's velcro'ed to the top of the storage cubby.

So far, most trips average 42-46 mpg without the air conditioning and the top rolled back! One run with the AC blasting gave 38 mpg, but that was a lot of stop and go. I'm still on the first fill-up!

Added by Bob Hodgen on March 20, 2009 at 11:28am — 9 Comments

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