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      05-28-2012, 04:05 PM   #23
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The Smart looks nice modded. But I'd be scared to be driving that on the freeway next to 18 wheelers.
Even with 2 cars, I put on 30k miles in 3 years so I drove it quite a bit. Very stable on the freeway, perhaps because I was lowered.

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and now pics of the houses!
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HREs on a Smart car... now that is baller... rims are worth more then the car

If you can wait 2+ years for an F82 then do it but if you want/need a car now then E92 it is.
It was a toy car for me. I also did audio in the car and 6-pot BBK for my little 71hp engine Stripped out the interior and did full sound deadening as well.

I sold the smart cuz I got bored with it. Had no intentions of buying another car, but knew I wanted an M3 when I did. I did think about waiting for the next gen M3 and know it will be lighter and more powerful, but there is something about that V8 sound that I love. I also think the current gen M3 is a beautiful design.







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      05-28-2012, 04:16 PM   #24
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I see a lot of m3 modding in your future, I love the smart car though.
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      05-28-2012, 04:20 PM   #25
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I see a lot of m3 modding in your future, I love the smart car though.
Fortunately, or unfortunately, for me, I do too . Been modding since '95. I actually have long passed the audio modding bug, but the OEM smart system was such crap (I couldn't even pick up a local radio station w/o static), that I had no choice. I opted for upgraded OEM sound in both the benz and future M3, and will leave that stock.

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      05-28-2012, 04:42 PM   #26
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KWs and BBK on the Smart! lol...think I smell a supercharger when you get the M haha.

btw nice GPS on the old merc...looked like some worms on the screen hehe...though my '08 M's GPS kinda looks the same...DOH!
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      05-28-2012, 04:50 PM   #27
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I bought the smart with the intention of building a super-fast mini car (was also considering the classic mini). I was going to do an engine swap, either with a N/A MR2 engine or turbo MR2 engine, but had a change of heart after the cosmetic mods were done.

Yes, supercharger in the E92 is a possibility, probably not, but good to know the option is there should I want FI. Knowing the supercharger option is there helped me in the decision to forgo the next gen M3

LOL at the worms on the GPS screen comment. Need to protect your privacy as best you can on a public forum
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      05-28-2012, 05:05 PM   #28
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wow your e class is clean, you have excellent taste.
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      05-28-2012, 07:05 PM   #29
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love the Merc/Smart photos
I agree with the 1st half of your comment..lol
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      05-28-2012, 08:08 PM   #30
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I'm getting more traffic here than on the thread where I posted a request for photoshop help...

Would someone please photoshop the LM-R's onto the le mans please? Thanks!



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      05-29-2012, 06:04 PM   #31
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I'm getting more traffic here than on the thread where I posted a request for photoshop help...
....*crickets*.....


if i have time later, ill give it a shot. Im not too savy w/ photoshop, but i consider myself competent enough. Ill have to give this a shot.


So, ill try later maybe
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      05-29-2012, 06:51 PM   #32
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if i have time later, ill give it a shot. Im not too savy w/ photoshop, but i consider myself competent enough. Ill have to give this a shot.


So, ill try later maybe
Thanks bud, much appreciated

if it's easier for you to just photoshop the white m3 blue, that'll work too. TIA!
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      05-29-2012, 08:27 PM   #33
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that Smart car is so cute...it looks like those distorted toy car photos that people keep posting hehehe

what size were the HRE's?
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Thank you, those were 17's
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      05-29-2012, 10:53 PM   #35
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Nice Merc. Smart cars are fully looking
I ended up with an E90. Always wanted one, and got one.
congrats on your choice
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Nice Merc. Smart cars are funny looking
I ended up with an E90. Always wanted one, and got one.
congrats on your choice
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      05-30-2012, 01:25 AM   #37
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funny and not fully
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Would someone please photoshop the LM-R's onto the le mans please? Thanks
Will MS Paint do? No need to thank me, anything to help the community.

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      05-30-2012, 01:37 AM   #39
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thats crazy hre and kw on a smart car.
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      05-30-2012, 01:42 AM   #40
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funny and not fully
maybe it's fully funny?

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showed up as a red x for me

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thats crazy hre and kw on a smart car.
isn't modding, by definition, crazy?
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      06-05-2012, 05:22 PM   #41
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1st mod arrived, don't even have a production number yet for the car



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      06-05-2012, 06:03 PM   #42
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Your merc looks gorgeous. Love the quad exhaust look on it. Sweet brakes and wheels as well. The smart car looks really cool too, all blacked out.
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      06-05-2012, 08:20 PM   #43
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Would someone please photoshop the LM-R's onto the le mans please? Thanks
Will MS Paint do? No need to thank me, anything to help the community.

Lol!!!!
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Red caps came in



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