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Forum: c453 - General discussions relating to the fortwo

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

  1. 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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    7th January 2019 18:11 Go to last post
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
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    16th July 2018 12:45 Go to last post
  14. Unhappy A little eco-irony (Eco-Score versus Cruise Control)

    I found a delicious irony in the interaction between the Cruise Control function and the Eco-Score meter. Say you set your car Cruise control to 120km/h, but due to traffic, you slow down to 110 km/h. Cruise control smartly disengages until youre ready again. The road opens up again, so you...

    Started by snorbaard, 6th June 2018 10:09
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    cruise control, eco-score, fuel economy
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    9th July 2018 15:12 Go to last post
  15. Anyone after a phone cradle

    Ive got a spare phone cradle that plugs into the standard stereo. If anyone one is interested shoot me a PM.

    Started by 300bhp/ton, 8th July 2018 22:57
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    8th July 2018 22:57 Go to last post
  16. Distortion - JBL kit (normal head unit)

    Anyone else have a problem with distortion ... not particularly on loud passages I'm becoming more certain it's on the DSP side of things , not the actual speakers .... I can be listening to Piano music say (via the phone, which is via the USB) and get a slight background distortion at times...

    Started by TheAlmostInvisibleMan, 18th June 2018 22:18
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    18th June 2018 22:18 Go to last post
  17. New version of the TomTom MyDrive Connect app now says it's incompatible?

    Hey People! Short version: Tried to check to updates from Tomtom. TomTom MyDrive app now complains that I need an app called Smart Media Connect, and redirects me to the TomTom smart page, but this "new" software is nowhere to be found. Longer version: I just plugged in my Smart Media...

    Started by snorbaard, 29th May 2018 14:03
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    30th May 2018 21:36 Go to last post
  18. Start / stop never really works

    Hi all, How is everyone's Start / Stop? I do about 10 miles a day to / from work, and it never kicks in. If I do the odd 100 mile journey, towards the end, it might kick in once, but then not again. I've recently had the first service, and like a fool completely forgot to mention this to...

    Started by Petem, 7th May 2018 10:11
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    29th May 2018 10:00 Go to last post
  19. Red face My new Smarty

    This is my new Smarty, bought used with 14500km, 1.0L Passion 71HP. i have added some feature: Very very dark Windows, front fog light LED front H4 LED rear turn light LED Painted front/rear spoiler Front Brabus spolier

    Started by SmartITA, 28th April 2017 06:01
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    29th May 2018 09:37 Go to last post
  20. New Smartie is trying to kill me......

    Hello everyone, Sorry to post immediately asking for help but I am really not sure where to go with this now. Driven smarties ever since I learned to drive – owned, second hand, each of the shapes J I bought a brand new Prem Plus Sport on an 67 plate in November last year – on finance. I...

    Started by tygermoth, 9th May 2018 14:18
    • Replies: 8
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    28th May 2018 20:29 Go to last post

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