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Forum: 450 fortwo - Performance & Mods

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  1. The refit of Vern (the WirralSmart car)

    Hey Everyone! For the last 5 years, I have had a 2002 mk5 Coupe in the Pure trim and over the years, it has changed from the specification and look that it started off with but in not massively. The biggest change the car has seen externally is the wheels. 2009 look...

    Started by Ocracoke, 29th June 2014 18:33
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    450, refit, wirralsmart
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    23rd August 2017 13:30 Go to last post
  2. A 450 CDI restoration

    Hey Everyone, A few years ago, I had ownership of a 2001 450 mk5 CDI with Aqua Orange panels (making a bit up of the "Aqua Corner" at Gaydon 2014, feels like ages ago). I had to sell it since then and it went to my father-in-law. Since then, a few issues occurred with it and it has been laying...

    Started by Ocracoke, 26th April 2017 11:18
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    18th August 2017 17:47 Go to last post
  3. Brabus side skirts

    Do the 451 brabus side skirts fit the 450

    Started by Markkilburn, 10th August 2017 20:40
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    10th August 2017 21:20 Go to last post
  4. Tyre Sizes on Standard Alloy Wheels

    I have a set of Jetline wheels and wondered if I could go up to 155/60/15 on the front and 195/50/15 on the rear, anyone running that combination, I've seen on other forums that people are running bigger sizes but the tyre guide says that is the maximum and I am trying to keep the rolling...

    Started by richtrash, 23rd May 2017 11:48
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    23rd May 2017 15:41 Go to last post
  5. Spark plugs and earth strap change

    Just changed the plugs in my 0.6, as suspected the lower three were significantly older that the top three, they were all Bosch as well but I changed to NGK. Also put the upgraded OEM engine earth strap on. Cleared the fault codes and so far they gave stayed away so maybe they were earth strap...

    Started by Buckster, 27th March 2017 20:22
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    28th March 2017 23:26 Go to last post
  6. Alternator freewheel pulley - faster gear changes

    A freewheel pulley allows the alternator to continue spinning on its own inertia whilst engine is slowing down in preparation for a gear change. This results in less load on auxiliary drive belt and faster gear changes. Some claim they also improve fuel consumption. ...

    Started by tolsen123, 12th April 2016 22:02
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    23rd February 2017 16:21 Go to last post
  7. Seat covers

    Anyone know of a good place to get good seat covers for my fortwo 04 reg most ive tried have been rubish

    Started by John, 15th November 2016 11:50
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    15th November 2016 12:15 Go to last post
  8. Fog lights

    Looking to buy fog lights for my fortwo 04 for the bumper just below the radiater any advice please

    Started by John, 20th October 2016 11:04
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    1st November 2016 15:30 Go to last post
  9. Cool Sunroof on my fortwo

    I would like to fit a sunroof in my four two its an 04 reg any advice as to how much and who could do it i live in ournemouth

    Started by John, 22nd September 2016 11:33
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    21st October 2016 22:16 Go to last post
  10. Question Total Electrical Failure

    Power is not reaching any equipment. Battery is fully charged Earth is ok Power cable is ok Fuses are intact Verified power to fuse (12: internal light), but lights not activating

    Started by Kompressed, 23rd July 2016 14:25
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    1st August 2016 00:48 Go to last post
  11. Cigarette/Power Socket

    So I purchased a 53 plate Pure at the weekend and I love it. By the interior light and power socket, there is a blanking plate. I assume this is for another power socket? Am I right in thinking this? If so where do I get one from, would like to have two sockets instead of one! Cheers...

    Started by GiGo, 8th July 2016 11:02
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    21st July 2016 15:11 Go to last post
  12. Newbie asking Newbie questions (any maybe some others)

    So a week into my 450 ownership and I have driven a grand total of 1 mile! (the bother in law had an accident in his car so he's borrowed it till his is fixed!) In that one mile I have done what I imagine a lot of people have done. 1) Can I 3 point turn it on a normal road YES 2) Does...

    Started by GiGo, 6th July 2016 18:36
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    8th July 2016 09:41 Go to last post
  13. pipe from egr fan needed (where to buy)

    Hi all i need the pipe shown in the picture. anybody know what it is called or where i can get one from? mine is all split and had its day. http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/9Z4AAOSwQPlV-s0I/$_57.JPG Many thanks Steve

    Started by twisty78, 22nd May 2016 14:47
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    22nd May 2016 23:29 Go to last post
  14. Lightbulb Hayabusa Power Build Thread

    Hello All, I'll be replicating progress of my Hayabusa conversion here, comments welcome :)

    Started by 42Haya, 8th January 2016 11:17
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    20th January 2016 12:24 Go to last post
  15. Club Logo George's Restoration Thread

    For those of you who donít know me here is some history behind thisrestoration thread. George is a 2003 599cc Pulse in Star Blue and Jack Black, I purchased him onthe 20th April 2003 brand new from Smart of Tooting with money left to me from my late Grandfather. I then proceeded to modify...

    Started by Smart.....arse, 25th May 2014 02:18
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    29th September 2015 10:55 Go to last post
  16. SFT 450 Panel decoration...

    Hi my Smarty friends! :love1: Just a quickie...... :icon_wink I am looking to personalise my SFT with a transfer decoration to the panels and also a transfer to the back window (design sorted and SOOOOoooo great that you'll all be jealous!! :icon_chee). I have contacted a few places and have...

    Started by angelofdecember, 13th August 2015 23:05
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    27th September 2015 21:19 Go to last post
  17. What a difference an LED makes (sidelights)

    I know, I'm late to the game here, but it's not been talked about much here recently (not a lot of anything is!) :) Anyway, thought it would still be nice to share as there will be others new/newish to smarts also, who may be interested...... Thought about Sidelights, they are not really...

    Started by Snaffy, 9th December 2014 21:55
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    2nd September 2015 18:48 Go to last post
  18. alternative tire sizes

    Hi, Is there any alternative tire size that will improve handling and stability? -morten-

    Started by -morten-, 1st June 2015 08:46
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    3rd June 2015 10:45 Go to last post
  19. Remaps and service for smart in herts

    Hi guys i have been in contact with an independent smart remap specialist in herts called herts auto tek ltd and they seem like an honest garage. I will be taking my smart to them for servicing and a remap, also if anyones interested there is an independent car repair plan that you can set up...

    Started by daveblue, 18th May 2015 10:06
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    23rd May 2015 20:15 Go to last post
  20. Longer Wiper Blades ?

    As I'm pretty tall, (no rear view mirror anymore!) :) I've noticed the wiper blades still leave some of the windscreen un-wiped. for me, most noticeably at the top. I'd think another 1" to 1.5" added onto each end, even just the drivers side would be helpful, in stopping me looking...

    Started by Snaffy, 23rd February 2015 22:09
    • Replies: 7
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    24th February 2015 19:26 Go to last post

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