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    Smart Limited/1 - excellent condition.

    NOW SOLD:::::::::::::::


    have been delaying putting this car up for sale as I absolutely love it, but common sense has to win in the end. A change at work means I work from home now and don't...
  2. Thread: addictive

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    I really love my Limited/1 end up choosing to...

    I really love my Limited/1 end up choosing to take this off the drive more than our other four cars. Trouble is really need to sell it as now I work from home don't even need it for my local commute...
  3. Thought it was the driveshafts, but a lot more basic than that!

    Noticed a rattle from the back of the car at the weekend, only just when setting off or coming to a stop, got worse today started to rattle quite a bit at low speed.

    Thought it might be...
  4. Thread: Post a pic

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    Here is my 1999 Limited/1 3011

    Here is my 1999 Limited/1

    3011
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    I used Upol Gravi Gard on mine, goes on quite...

    I used Upol Gravi Gard on mine, goes on quite thickly and seems flexible enough not to chip. Took the arch liners off, to be fair only a bit of surface rust, not bad for a 1998 car.
  6. Thread: Top Gear 2016

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    Poll: When do they get prosecuted for dangerous driving...

    When do they get prosecuted for dangerous driving then? In the Reliants they were weaving about on the Motorway, bumping each other and then surely sitting in a car on the back of a flat bed can't...
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    Transport Festival Entry

    Local town has a transport festival in the streets each year with around 350 cars on show. Was going to take my MK1 GTI again but have a few shows coming up with this, so decided to take the Smart...
  8. Thank you very much! I always assumed the...

    Thank you very much! I always assumed the Limited/1 was based on the Passion with just a different interior, not a Pulse with lots of extras. Just finished restoring everything back to as new and off...
  9. Didn't know that you could get all that info from...

    Didn't know that you could get all that info from a VIN number, can you tell me where you can get it from, or let me know about mine?

    TCC01MC01XH04111

    Thank you.
  10. If that's the case it is really early then, mine...

    If that's the case it is really early then, mine built 9/9/98 ends in 004111. Just been cleaning undermine and painting the driveshafts as they had lots of surface rust, but still had original part...
  11. A very early car then, what is the date stamped...

    A very early car then, what is the date stamped on the engine surround when you remove the cover, mine is 9th September 1998 [980909] which I think is the build date stamped on the production line,...
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    Some time since I posted this but now cured. ...

    Some time since I posted this but now cured. Didn't really have chance to get car jacked up high enough over winter and fact that sump was pretty clean looking from what I could see, still made me...
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    My remote for the boot only works if the whole...

    My remote for the boot only works if the whole car is already locked, then if you press the remote key twice quickly it will pop the boot open. My car is a really early one so no switch inside, most...
  14. doh!!! Yes I meant to say Almond! Thank you.

    doh!!! Yes I meant to say Almond! Thank you.
  15. Hadn't come accross them before, will give them a...

    Hadn't come accross them before, will give them a call, thanks.
  16. Drivers side front wing Lite white Almond lights

    Looking for a drivers side (well passenger side on my LHD car!) so right hand side front wing in Lite White, must be for early Almond Shaped lights and needs to be excellent condition with no lacquer...
  17. Thread: My 450 Colour

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    My 1998 Limited/1 is white with black chassis but...

    My 1998 Limited/1 is white with black chassis but is recorded as a white car. Must be down to not being an official import back in 1999 so they recorded town whatever the person who imported it...
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    I thought they would have been worse, but I must...

    I thought they would have been worse, but I must admit my 1998 Mk1, does seem to corner better than from what I can remember my Mk6 did back in 2004. The clearence under the front wheel arch is much...
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    Halloween Smart

    http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d35/parsley4paws/1ca0a42d84dcbadfdf65694a66484118_zpsyelvotpy.jpg

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    Thanks for your replies, much appreciated I will...

    Thanks for your replies, much appreciated I will have a look around the Turbo pipes when I find out where they are!. When I was referring to 'seam' I meant the joint between the Sump and the engine....
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    Oil leak frustration

    Ever since I bought my 98 Limited/1 it has had an oil leak, which I just can't track down where it's coming from and the more I think about it, just doesn't make sense, so I am hoping that some of...
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    www thanks for replies guys, but a bit of an...

    www thanks for replies guys, but a bit of an update. Last week I filled car up with Jet Superunleaded, previously just used their normal unleaded. I have read lots of posts about not really making...
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    Flooring throttle engine splutters ...

    On my 98 Limited/1 , when trying to accelerate quickly by flooring the throttle the engine sometimes 'splutters and coughs' for a few times before picking up.

    It normally only happens when I am...
  24. Thanks for replies, think I will keep it as it is...

    Thanks for replies, think I will keep it as it is and just make sure it's not on for long periods. Did read that problems occur when the heating elements melt the rubber seal and the window shorts...
  25. Anyone still got an original 'shattering' rear screen on their Smart

    My 450 limited/1 still has the original rear screen with horizontal heating elements not the U shaped ones replaced under warranty and fitted to all later cars.

    I understand that the original ones...
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