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    Loss of gears 2013 84bhp fortwo

    Hi All, it's been a while.

    I donít know if anyone has had experience of this before? I was driving away from traffic lights changing from 1st to 2nd using the paddle shift when there was a nasty...
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    People don't buy a petrol engined car based on...

    People don't buy a petrol engined car based on the fact that there is a diesel alternative, should they want it, so the petrol engine version will still sell, assuming they don't change the character...
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    I must admit, I was a little miffed at having the...

    I must admit, I was a little miffed at having the link I had inserted removed. It wasn't blatant advertising, but I can offer little or no technical help to fellow posters, so when someone is seeking...
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    You could have a chat with Ollie or Jack at...

    You could have a chat with Ollie or Jack at Prestige Car Services, not too far from you in Horndean?
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    Did you try to fit these speakers, and if so,...

    Did you try to fit these speakers, and if so, perhaps you could answer the question for me? I will be adding an amp and replacing the speakers in mine in the new year, and would appreciate anyone...
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    Just gone through this thread again - there are...

    Just gone through this thread again - there are some great cars and brilliant photography. I've been trying to find something of me in speedos or the like to join in properly, but thankfully,...
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    An impromptu pic of little sister meets big...

    An impromptu pic of little sister meets big brother, on the other side of the road, with the birthday girl in between! Big brother is quite the opposite to the Smart, with 7 seats and a V8 5 litre...
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    I've heard that southern whippets have softer...

    I've heard that southern whippets have softer backsides than northern ones - this must be why!!!
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    It seems like the anxiety has dissipated,...

    It seems like the anxiety has dissipated, Chubbster?! Glad your wait is over. I must admit, I hogged the car for the first few weeks, but I'm away from home now, so she has "The Little Car" all to...
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    It's because we don't scratch our heads and smack...

    It's because we don't scratch our heads and smack our foreheads in puzzlement as much!! :p:confused:;). And we don't have to drive as far to the garage!

    I hope you find a good one near you.
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    Mr.Poo Hates Dese!

    Mr.Poo Hates Dese!
  12. Sticky: Yep! Relaaaaax!!

    Yep! Relaaaaax!!
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    So you're in Weymouth, eh? Very nice too - we...

    So you're in Weymouth, eh? Very nice too - we often pop down from Bournemouth! I read that the OP (New Forest) was booked in at MB Poole, hence my post. I've used Roger at Casterbridge a couple of...
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    Sorry, I've only just seen this post, and I don't...

    Sorry, I've only just seen this post, and I don't want to tread on anyone's toes either. However, whilst I've not used their Smart service, I have used them for several years with various Mercedes I...
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    Pleased for you, and as my father in law uses a...

    Pleased for you, and as my father in law uses a chair, this will be an extra feather in the Smart's cap!
  16. Hey Chubbster, Without re-reading your earlier...

    Hey Chubbster,

    Without re-reading your earlier post, I think you are buying a new 84bhp? This appears to be the least problematic, from what I have read, and if it's new, you'll have the...
  17. Hi Chubbster, and welcome from another newbie. I...

    Hi Chubbster, and welcome from another newbie. I think we've been on the same journey, as I always struggled to like Smarts, but now I've bought one, we're totally smitten! The other half has the...
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    No feeling like it - congratulations, it looks...

    No feeling like it - congratulations, it looks great!
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    Lol! I do wonder if there is any such thing as a...

    Lol! I do wonder if there is any such thing as a straight, unmolested 2nd hand Smart!
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    Des O'Connor? Bloody hell, Gaz, you can't help...

    Des O'Connor? Bloody hell, Gaz, you can't help your age, but taste (from one old git to another)?!! ;-)

    I'd just like to say that I was grateful for all the help I received here before buying, and...
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    They do look great in the Californian sunshine!...

    They do look great in the Californian sunshine! I'm surprised at how many I've seen, to be honest, but they are constantly looking at alternative means of fuel, economy and emissions with a good...
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    From my limited experience of ownership, I think...

    From my limited experience of ownership, I think you've summed it up nicely. The short wheelbase means these cars will always make you feel every bump in the road, and when I discussed a Brabus with...
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    Which is why I'm soooooo glad we bought a new...

    Which is why I'm soooooo glad we bought a new one! To clarify the "speed" of the gearbox change: in auto, the gears don't change seamlessly, and seem more deliberated, whereas the paddle/stick change...
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    Me! An 84bhp Pulse cabrio at under £8k new, it...

    Me! An 84bhp Pulse cabrio at under £8k new, it made all kinds of decisions for me. I wasn't going to be pedantic about a wish list, and I couldn't believe my luck, tbh! I don't know if dealerships...
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    California cutie!

    Hi Guys and Girls,

    I'm over in Los Angeles at the moment, and Smarts are a regular sight on the streets. I saw this one yesterday near Venice Beach, and thought I'd share. What the pic doesn't...
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