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RobCDI

2 New smarts Canada

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Myself and my house mate just bought a smart fortwo each. Being in canada we only had 2 choices 05,06 450 CDI or 07-14 451 Gas 1L.

I bought a 

2006 Fortwo CDI Pulse

he got

2008 Forttwo Cabriolet Passion

both cars have basically the same equipment(alloys, paddle shift, gauges, A.C, glass roof/convertible, e.c.t), and the milage 85,000kms.

Mine

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His is white with a silver frame and silver rims(451 style)

 

I have A LOT planned for my car

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List of things im going to do(front to back):

 

Tint rear windows 20% (safety + cooler interior) Done

polish rear side plastic windows Done

Restore wing mirrors + trim Done

Polish headlights Done

Change headlight bulb Done

Take video for smart forums Done

paint grey patch on grill Done

A/C re gas Done

Brake bleed+ new fluid Tested, not needed

Coolant change Tested not needed

Check tire pressures(44psi) Done(Raised them all 24 psi)

Clean and paint brakes Done

Clean and paint rims Done

thoroughly Clean interior Done

Clean windows with shaving cream(de fog) Done

Oil leak detection+ replace gasket Done

Check block heater Done

Check all seals and clean engine Done

Check sam Done

Lube clutch actuator Done

oil+ filter change Done

buy and Change reluctor rings done

Check wiring

Check electric interior pre heater

remove door handles and lubricate

Buy sound deadening and install

Buy scanguage

Change trans fluid

Wax car

clean corrosion off windshield wiper mechanism

restore faded black plastic splitter and diffuser

Rust protection paint on all of underside of car

Replace cabin and engine air filter

Change fuel filter

Buy and Change glow plugs 

Intercooler mount, problem fix

Nightshade side marker lights and plastic side windows

Fuel system cleaner 

Re flash ecu

Re set transmission

Buy windshield sun shade 

Buy side window shade

Wrap roof(keep car cooler)

Buy turbo timer and install

 

40+ things.

 

edit:

Updated list, underlined tasks mean I dont think I need to do it. 

How they currently sit

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Edited by RobCDI

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WOW!!!   You're certainly going to get to know your new smart!      Have fun!!!

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On 5/9/2017 at 1:07 AM, smart142 said:

WOW!!!   You're certainly going to get to know your new smart!      Have fun!!!

 

Ha yeah, I want to make the car as reliable as i can. I will winter drive it and road trip in the car :)

 

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