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Forum: smart Towing   03-25-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 870
Posted By mloganusda
I tow 4 down and have installed a battery cutoff....

I tow 4 down and have installed a battery cutoff. I first towed without the battery cutoff with no problems. There are others that have never used a battery cutoff. There is a forum thread for...
Forum: smart Towing   03-16-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 27,115
Posted By mloganusda
Found this on the Nashville, TN craigslist for...

Found this on the Nashville, TN craigslist for sale.
https://nashville.craigslist.org/rvs/d/lebanon-2014-smartfor2-with-custom/6835258400.html

MLogan
2014 Smart
Smyrna, TN
Forum: smart Towing   01-02-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,208
Posted By mloganusda
On December 28th a woman backed into my 2014...

On December 28th a woman backed into my 2014 Smart and damaged the front tow bar attached to the car. Some small damage to the bracket the tow hitch attaches to. Luckily the bar took the brunt of...
Forum: smart fortwo (451 - US vehicle)   06-10-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,322
Posted By mloganusda
Haven used a trailer yet but hauled a dishwasher...

Haven used a trailer yet but hauled a dishwasher and a dryer in the back of my 451.


MLogan
2014 Passion
Smyrna, TN
Forum: smart fortwo (451 - US vehicle)   05-31-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,342
Posted By mloganusda
Sounds like you radiator fan has gone out. While...

Sounds like you radiator fan has gone out. While driving, air is being pushed thru the radiator but when stopped or slow driving very little air is going thru the radiator and over heating starts. ...
Forum: smart Towing   04-14-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 33,047
Posted By mloganusda
Towing without a trailer

Saw this Class A with a Smart Car on the back of the MH mounted sideways. Not sure how he had the trailer hitch mounted on the MH but it must be special. Location was on I40 just out of Jackson, TN...
Forum: smart Towing   03-09-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,208
Posted By mloganusda
You can find the instructions for towing in the...

You can find the instructions for towing in the owners manual. I flat tow my 2014 Smart behind my Trend MH with no problems. There is a tread on flat towing and what to do to help keep the front...
Forum: smart fortwo (451 - US vehicle)   11-20-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,890
Posted By mloganusda
Hauling Large appliances

Speaking of the hatch holding weight, I have used the back of my 2014 Passion to haul a dishwasher and a dryer. This was because my van was in the shop for repairs. Some of the clerks at Lowes took...
Forum: smart Wheels & Tires   09-28-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By mloganusda
5 bolt wheel to 3 bolt axel?

Has anyone search or measured if a 5 bolt rim will bolt up to the 3 bolt axel? Looking at 5 bolt rims, I see that if you used only 3 bolt holes, would they match the bolt pattern of the 3 bolt axel?...
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   08-31-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By mloganusda
Just replaced my wipers and yes, you need to...

Just replaced my wipers and yes, you need to replace the whole head. No inserts. All wipers will come with adaptors to fit the end of the wiper arm.

MLogan
2014 Passion gas
Smyrna, TN
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   05-12-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 110,787
Posted By mloganusda
Thanks for all the replies, on my second try...

Thanks for all the replies, on my second try today, it worked. Will have to remember to reset it when at 40K miles as it will show up at 42K.

MLogan
Smyrna, TN
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   05-11-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 110,787
Posted By mloganusda
From what I can read this works for just the one...

From what I can read this works for just the one wrench sign, not the double wrench sign. Should this work for the double wrench sign?

MLogan
2014 Passion
Smyrna, TN
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   05-11-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 110,787
Posted By mloganusda
I have the double wrench and service is 23 days...

I have the double wrench and service is 23 days from now. I also have message 1 show up on my 2014 Passion. I tried to reset per instructions many times but no luck. I purchased my 2014 last July...
Forum: smart Modifications   05-03-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 35,678
Posted By mloganusda
Back in 1989 I owned a Chevy automobile with...

Back in 1989 I owned a Chevy automobile with front wheel drive and the aliment shop showed that the rear wheels were negative camber and not straight ahead. I went to a transmission parts shop and...
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   04-03-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,166
Posted By mloganusda
I just removed my belly pan, front and back, to...

I just removed my belly pan, front and back, to install an emergency break away cable system for towing. I took photos of this pan and also how I cut two holes to remove the front pan and how to...
Forum: smart Towing   03-31-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By mloganusda
To ManchVegas; Sorry if you are upset. I...

To ManchVegas; Sorry if you are upset. I apologize in not giving you credit for the photo. I was only using your photo as an illustration of what the front clip looks like removed. My car is silver...
Forum: smart Towing   03-31-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By mloganusda
Breakaway System

In all my experience the large drum is a vacuum assist for brakes. I did not see the vacuum hose running to this drum, must be hidden. The Smart Car uses a rack & pinion (R&P) steering system and...
Forum: smart Towing   03-30-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By mloganusda
Breakaway System

Here are more photos of my install. I have even more photos that I can send to other members by email. Send me a PM for my email.

MLogan
2014 Smart Car
Smyrna, TN
Forum: smart Towing   03-30-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By mloganusda
Breakaway System

Just finished my Ready Stop Breakaway install and have photos of what & how I did it. You removed the front clip and bottom pan. Run the cable thru the firewall to the front of the car. See photos...
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   03-26-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By mloganusda
For the price of the triple gauge, you can...

For the price of the triple gauge, you can purchase the Ultra Gauge which has the water temperature and many more apps. The only missing gauge would be the oil pressure.

MLogan
2014 Smart...
Forum: smart Towing   03-23-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By mloganusda
Here in the next couple of weeks I will be...

Here in the next couple of weeks I will be installing my ReadyStop Break-away system to meet requirements for emergency stopping of Smart Car. I have towed my Smart several times without extra...
Forum: Interior & Exterior   03-14-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By mloganusda
I purchased my dash cover on EBay for ~ $33. It...

I purchased my dash cover on EBay for ~ $33. It fit great and I chose the light grey to reduce heat from the black dash.
Forum: smart Towing   01-18-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,452
Posted By mloganusda
Toymaker 17, do you have any photos of how you...

Toymaker 17, do you have any photos of how you installed the NSA system? I am going to install the NSA system this spring but do not plan on installing a braking system. My 2014 Smart is being flat...
Forum: smart Towing   12-10-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 140,070
Posted By mloganusda
Found this photo posted on an RV newsletter.

Found this photo posted on an RV newsletter.
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   12-02-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,443
Posted By mloganusda
Toymaker17, Did you take any photos of your...

Toymaker17, Did you take any photos of your install? I purchased the NSA breakaway system and will be installing before next camping season. Did you have to remove all the front panels to secure...
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