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That is certainly the Daystar lift. I installed the kit on my Fortwo. The one in your picture is using adapters to convert the 3 lug hub on the Smart to a 4 lug. There is more variety of 4 lug wheels available versus 3 lug. I bought new wheels for mine but I chose to stay with 3 lug Roadster wheels. I used 15 X 7 all the way around. The biggest tire you can run is 205/60 R15. The rear would accept a larger tire because there is more wheelwell space. But the catch is the front. Without a more offset rim or wheel spacers (or adapters) the inside of the tire with rub on the strut. I find also that on a rare occasion cutting the front wheels full left or full right causes a slight rub. I used a couple zip ties on the inner fenders to draw the front edge back slightly to cure this.DCO





 

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Can someone pls explain to me what I must do in order to get these tires and rims etc on my smart? I know this is probably a daystar lift kit but does anyone have any idea about the tires/rims/bolt pattern and how it can be done?

Thanks so much for your time guys!!!
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Dam !! I love this set up . Makes me want to go out and get another project smart . Wish we knew the details on this one . The fender flare fitment and cutting of the body work is what makes this stand out and of course have monster tires fitting nicely underneath .. more on this one please !
 

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You could also install the Tesla smart ED suspension (AutoBahn Dismantling still has them) and you'll get the same lift out of it as you would the Daystar kit.

I believe it's also technically possible to do both for even more lift, though I'm not sure how cool the CV joints would be about that.
 
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