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Forum: c453 - General discussions relating to the fortwo

A Forum dedicated to the smart fortwo (c453 model) - 2014 onwards

  1. Removing the airbag from turbo model

    Hi all, Has anyone removed the airbag fro the turbo and fit a straight pipe or new pipe with a cone filter? I replaced the standard air filter with a K&N which made some difference and plan to get a re-map at some point, just wondered if anyone had done the above and if it was easy enough to...

    Started by thedon88, Today 11:45
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  2. New c453 budget of 16,000

    Hi looking to buy a new c453 and have a budget of 16,000. Can you recommend a petrol automatic version which fits that budget. Thanks.

    Started by nlel, 16th December 2018 19:53
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  3. Cross connect no longer available !??!

    Yep :angry::ziped: So Ive got the standard head unit (non-touch) and JBL system. I was having DAB problems dropping out (sometimes for 10 or 15 minutes), they updated the head unit firmware. The problem appeared to be fixed, but the app was now having trouble connecting with the DAB tuner...

    Started by TheAlmostInvisibleMan, 11th February 2019 16:53
    • Replies: 2
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    11th February 2019 22:17 Go to last post
  4. Spotify

    Is it possible to play Spotify through the standard head unit in the 453? I presume youd have to use Bluetooth. Can anyone shed some light?

    Started by nlel, 8th February 2019 08:03
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    8th February 2019 08:03 Go to last post
  5. Anyone with a remapped 453?

    I know there are a few people offering these remaps. Claimed numbers seem to vary from 107bhp (I assume something similar to what a Brabus runs), to 118 and 121bhp are what I've seen. However I'm more curious on peoples experiences. Going from 89hp to 121hp is a BIG jump in power, both in...

    Started by 300bhp/ton, 1st February 2019 11:08
    • Replies: 3
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    5th February 2019 07:35 Go to last post
  6. Original Front fog lights Kit

    Hi there. Still after the front fog lights, we have another post here to install a full independent system, but i would like it to be original, so i can use also the cornering lights feature, a few months ago it seamed like something imposible, smarts dealers seems against retrofits, but now is...

    Started by exup123, 1st February 2019 15:57
    • Replies: 2
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    4th February 2019 17:07 Go to last post
  7. Ddt4all, get into your smart brains.

    Hi guys, back again here, out for a while, but low work season leaves me with extra free time so started to surf the internet and found a few news about our smarts. First is that you can find a nice spot to share stuff about 453 in facebook, search for smart 453 forum and you will start to go...

    Started by exup123, 1st February 2019 15:47
    • Replies: 6
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    4th February 2019 17:03 Go to last post
  8. Android auto Radio update for 20015/2016 old system

    And here we go, already posted a video in another place, but i would like to open a new one as is a good update that for some reason Smart don't want to do it. This post i found on reddit is just very clear, so follow it and it works ...

    Started by exup123, 1st February 2019 16:08
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    1st February 2019 16:08 Go to last post
  9. Exterior door panel removal help?

    Does anyone have any links or a guide on how to replace the exterior panel on a 453? (there are a couple on older models, albeit not very good on Youtube but none for the 453 ). I've been quoted 2 hrs labour.

    Started by RedTop, 5th October 2018 14:48
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    3rd January 2019 16:19 Go to last post
  10. C453 Urban style wheel arch trims

    Anyone discovered the part numbers for the wheel arch trims used on this model yet ? I guess there's up to six part numbers ? 2915 http://int.smart.com/en/en/index/smart-fortwo-forfour-453/packages.html I want to retrofit

    Started by TheAlmostInvisibleMan, 10th March 2016 23:25
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    19th December 2018 13:10 Go to last post
  11. Mud flaps 453 for two

    Has anyone fitted mud flaps to there 453 smart for two if so are they easy to fit.

    Started by daveblue, 12th November 2018 12:34
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    5th December 2018 12:15 Go to last post
  12. Re smart brabus no more and rubbish electric cars

    Hi i maybe old school but as i see it smart if they stop producing the petrol for two and turbo which i think maybe coming im not at all keen as i heard the electric was tested and used in a normal way only went around 90 miles well for me thats no use and i know the eu is paranoid about...

    Started by daveblue, 11th November 2018 13:31
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    2nd December 2018 18:05 Go to last post
  13. Need help to remove a bit of trim

    Hello everybody, I have bought 'Urban Arches' for my 453, but I can't fit them due to needing a small piece of trim removed on the rear wheel arches on both sides of the car. If you have a look at the photos below, they show the trim quite clearly from a few angles. There are 3 wee clips on...

    Started by DennisB, 13th October 2018 00:01
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    8th November 2018 12:29 Go to last post
  14. 160kph limiter

    My 453 prime 90 used to be 155kph (~96mph) max , after the cars last service its gone up to 160kph (~100mph) ? ........... Has there been an ECU/software update ? I also notice when first started (engine cold) it will pulse the throttle at idle .... some engine management emissions change...

    Started by TheAlmostInvisibleMan, 15th October 2018 22:49
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    16th October 2018 08:50 Go to last post
  15. 453 niggles anyone else?

    So, Ive had my ForTwo (c453) for over a year now. And mostly only positive thoughts on it. I have encountered a couple of niggles and wondered if others had encountered the same. 1. The windows mist up a lot. This morning in a bit of rain was a good example, leaving the AC on auto...

    Started by 300bhp/ton, 20th September 2018 10:46
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    24th September 2018 20:39 Go to last post
  16. 453 (non Brabus) Remap

    Hi all, Had a look about to see if anyone else had posted but not really found the answer. I have a 453 Sport Premium Turbo DCT I'd like to get remapped, I got a quote from Celtic Tuning and wondered if anyone has used them for this purpose before? Living in the North East I don't want to...

    Started by thedon88, 6th August 2018 16:15
    453 remap celtic turbo
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    7th August 2018 17:04 Go to last post
  17. Tyre time...

    Need some new tyres in the next month or so. I have the Prime Sport with 16 wheels. Are there any other options than the oem Continentals? Seems most other brands either the front size OR the rear, but not both. Also, anyone found any all weather tyres? Winter I can find.

    Started by ajf350d, 28th May 2018 20:12
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    6th August 2018 16:17 Go to last post
  18. Smart Stuff/Big Performance centre exit exhaust

    http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q11/300bhpton/4C571A46-38C7-4F56-A81E-E17A8F86B158.jpg http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q11/300bhpton/754A0075-187B-493A-B2EB-5E6EF71FA64B.jpg http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q11/300bhpton/41D30AE5-B853-4D16-9C51-8ABDF1276906.jpg ...

    Started by 300bhp/ton, 10th July 2018 19:43
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    22nd July 2018 13:33 Go to last post
  19. A question for our more advanced smart insiders regarding the smart media-system

    I know we have some smarties that have access to information us lay-people don't have, and asking our local smart dealer doesn't really help, so I'm relying on the kindness of strangers to answer this pretty specific Apple → smart Media-System question I bought a demo late 2016 ForTwo with the...

    Started by snorbaard, 17th April 2018 12:32
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    16th July 2018 12:50 Go to last post
  20. Question Smart-Media System: Android Auto and Apple Carplay coming?

    Hey all, I'm reading that the current models of the smart Media System includes (or may include) Android Auto, and some articles mention Carplay coming too. Can anybody confirm this, and maybe say if this is backward compatible somehow? I drove a loan 2017 and noticed the interface is...

    Started by snorbaard, 9th February 2018 05:39
    android auto, apple carplay, smart-media system
    • Replies: 5
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    16th July 2018 12:45 Go to last post

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