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For sale one Loinser Power Modul LS for Smart 453 0.9T. I had these installed in my Smart for about three months before removing it for some warranty work. Works fine and in very good to excellent condition. Includes all original manuals, accessories and packaging except two Velcro strips. Also, there are two Velcro strips attached to the back of the unit. Unit had Bluetooth and can be controlled by an app on your phone.

I'm asking $375 shipped via USPS Expedited.

Please feel free to ask me any questions you may have. I ship in the Continental United States only. I accept PayPal only. No implied warranties. All sales final.

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So, I know someone's going to ask is it worth it and does it make a difference. I've owned a lot of cars and I did a lot of "Boy Racer" crap in my youth. SO, yes the Lorinser makes a difference, but it's subtle. You'll feel a little more kick when the turbo fires up and it will "pull" a little more. Also, the turbo will occasional "fart" on up and down shifts. Also, you'll feel the car feather a little bit between upshifts. The Lorinser is something you'll notice more when it's not on; the car will feel a little slow and sluggish. I used it in "ECO" mode. Also, I used it with a GOPedal also in "ECO" mode. So, in "ECO" mode I'm going to guess that you get about 5-6 HP and about 7-8 FT LBS. I'm going to guess it knocked about 0.25-0.30 second off the 0-60 times. In the "Race" mode you'll get close to the Lorinser stated HP and FT LBS numbers. With the GOPedal, in "ECO" mode, I'd guess that the 0-60 numbers were 0.50 - 0.60 quicker. Again the Lorinser and the GOPedal do two different things. The Lorinser give you more "kick" and the GOPedal makes the throttle more responsive. Also, make sure the car can breath adequately. The first thing I did was install a K&N oiled air filter.

Now, the reason I used them both in "ECO" mode is that I found that it was too much for the car, or my comfort level, if used in the higher modes. I found myself spinning tires and I almost looped it once on a Highway entry ramp. Also, driving in the rain required more attention. However, with both on, the car was a blast to drive. Even the wife enjoyed driving the car.

To sum up:

The Lorinser gives you more "kick" and the GOPedal makes the Throttle more responsive. If you're looking for the biggest bang for the buck investment, without hesitation, get the GOPedal. If you want a big smile on your face, pair the GOPedal with the Lorinser.

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All times, HP and FT LBS are my guestimates. The car was never put on a Dyno meter and I never actually timed anything. So, yeah, take them with a grain of salt. All I can say was the car was a lot more fun to drive with the additions of the GOPedal and Lorinser.

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Looking for a new cheap small car to replace the smart. Only two to choose from in the US: Chevy Spark and Mitsubishi Mirage. SOOOO Sad!
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Wow! That's over $800.00 cheaper than the other member is asking for his module. Are they both the same unit?
 

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Wow! That's over $800.00 cheaper than the other member is asking for his module. Are they both the same unit?
Looks like it. They have new units on sale over at Smart Madness for $700 plus tax/shipping. I would not pay $1200 for a used unit.
 
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