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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 08-26-2011, 04:46 PM Thread Starter
 
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How are you protecting the smart for this hurricane?

I don't know if its just hype or not but i'm getting my smart in the garage for this. I've never been in a hurricane like what they're talking about so i'm curious to see how it all pans out.

What are you doing to protect your smart? leaving it out to let it fair the weather, or covering it up/garage?

I found a pretty funny smart situation today which is why I ask the question. It was tied down to the grass infront of a tent rental place near my house. I guess this is what they're doing to protect it for the storm.

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I'm thinking they should have tied that down at the tow hook points...
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Do they have it tied down by the mirrors? Maybe it goes though the doors.
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pretty sure it went through the doors.
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Should confound the Smart Flippers a bit....(d^;)
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I think they should put it in that truck and park it on high ground, or just park the smart on high ground...Still looks like it could be washed away.
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Mine is in the garage. Hurricanes should not be underestimated. I keep reading people posting how this is being overhyped, etc, etc. I've lived through quite a number of hurricanes and they can be very destructive. While one should not panic, one should prepare and not underestimate this force of nature.
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Yeah, I don't think 1,808lb car tied to the ground is not going to fare too well. They still have to worry about flying objects and water.

I'd advise them to hide it on high ground or find a garage.
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