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#1 smartnhappy

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Posted 22 June 2011 - 08:26 PM

It's time for our annual visit to the Hyde Park Lions Club 'Cruizin' at Steve Plunkett's estate in west London Ontario.
We've been cordially invited by the Lions Club to display our Smart Cars at their weekly charity show-n-shine.
Once again I've made the reservation and arranged for our cars to ring the large pond, as in years past.
The core group can meet up in Lambeth at the Foodland parking lot between 5 and 5:30 (same as last year), and we all can leave together.
Burgers, hot dogs, etc are available as fundraiser. Admission is by donation.
Look forward to a pleasant evening, for a good cause.


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Edited by smart142, 23 June 2011 - 03:24 AM.

Smart Car#1... got 'Lil'Toot', a loaded 2005 Phat Red Passion Coupe mid-June 2005, and love it! License plate '75 MPG'
Mods so far are tinted windows, mud flaps, power windows mod, cruise control, dual cup-holder from a 451, MB grill bullet, LED side markers,
DRL mod, shortened RV mirror mount, big and bold 'Mercedes-Benz powered' logo, ScanGuage II, XM Radio, Brabus sub-woofer and Garmin GPS.
Re-mapped by Eddy in Vancouver on May 16th, 2011. New engine & turbo Feb/2012 (NOT due to Eddy's re-map).
Smart Car#2... got 'Show Boat', a 2006 Racing Red Canada1 Cabriolet 0n June 23, 2011. Plaque 'Number 1 of 10'. Actually number 1 of 4. Licence plate '1 of 4'.
This prototype Brabus Smart was used across Canada, and at 2006 International Auto Shows in Toronto and Vancouver. Re-mapped and OEM cruise.

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 03:03 AM

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 07:14 AM

Remind me how to add myself to these lists.But I will be there, assuming Mercedes fixes the damn car.Ian
my ex - '05 Pulse stream green/black tridion cabrio, a/c (?), fanfare, CD changer, Loblaws beach towels (smiley serpents or smiley faces) on seats, "GOTSMART" plates, ordered Sept '04, delivered Feb '05, was under the care of Uncle Glenn and Liz and now CANMAN!

INSPIRED BY my smart, I'm going to lounge around in a white Fiat 500 for a while. It is just crazy enough.
And now, our Volt is here!

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 07:33 AM

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 08:17 AM

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 12:03 PM

Remind me how to add myself to these lists. But I will be there, assuming Mercedes fixes the damn car. Ian

I found the easiest way is to copy from the words "sign in" to the last number on the list, then paste it into the text box where you type your responses, then simply add your name to that list. Sign-up List 1. Bill (smartnhappy) 2. Liz & Glenn (Lilbit, smart142) 3. John (jwight) 4. Ken (KKSMART05) 5. Dot & Ron (Spike, Leadwing) 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
You are what you drive

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'96 Honda Civic, "Dimples", that serves as my wife's bus

'89 Civic "Old Faithful" (bought new in the fall of 1988) Still waiting for the first light bulb to blow. A/C has never been serviced and still chills the cabin area in less than 3 minutes.

and a gaggle of motorcycles including the 35th GoldWing ever made with over 591,000 miles on it. "yeehawww"
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Posted 23 June 2011 - 12:26 PM

Sign-up List1. Bill (smartnhappy)2. Liz & Glenn (Lilbit, smart142)3. John (jwight)4. Ken (KKSMART05)5. Dot & Ron (Spike, Leadwing)6. Ian Jay7.8.9.10
my ex - '05 Pulse stream green/black tridion cabrio, a/c (?), fanfare, CD changer, Loblaws beach towels (smiley serpents or smiley faces) on seats, "GOTSMART" plates, ordered Sept '04, delivered Feb '05, was under the care of Uncle Glenn and Liz and now CANMAN!

INSPIRED BY my smart, I'm going to lounge around in a white Fiat 500 for a while. It is just crazy enough.
And now, our Volt is here!

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Posted 24 June 2011 - 01:57 AM

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Posted 24 June 2011 - 06:04 AM

Good news... Danny might be there, with his 3rd Smart!! Yes, he totalled another one. You can get details from him on Thursday.It's also good to see Glenn's got Gina back in form for public functions.BTW - I'll have the Canada1 Smart car at the event if the whole thing isn't cancelled due to bad weather, like the last 2 Thursdays.Sign-up List1. Bill (smartnhappy) with the Canada1 Smart car2. Liz & Glenn (Lilbit, smart142)3. John (jwight)4. Ken (KKSMART05)5. Dot & Ron (Spike, Leadwing)6. Ian Jay7. James & Dawn8. Danny9.10.11.12.13.14.15.
Smart Car#1... got 'Lil'Toot', a loaded 2005 Phat Red Passion Coupe mid-June 2005, and love it! License plate '75 MPG'
Mods so far are tinted windows, mud flaps, power windows mod, cruise control, dual cup-holder from a 451, MB grill bullet, LED side markers,
DRL mod, shortened RV mirror mount, big and bold 'Mercedes-Benz powered' logo, ScanGuage II, XM Radio, Brabus sub-woofer and Garmin GPS.
Re-mapped by Eddy in Vancouver on May 16th, 2011. New engine & turbo Feb/2012 (NOT due to Eddy's re-map).
Smart Car#2... got 'Show Boat', a 2006 Racing Red Canada1 Cabriolet 0n June 23, 2011. Plaque 'Number 1 of 10'. Actually number 1 of 4. Licence plate '1 of 4'.
This prototype Brabus Smart was used across Canada, and at 2006 International Auto Shows in Toronto and Vancouver. Re-mapped and OEM cruise.

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 04:27 PM

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Posted 30 June 2011 - 06:44 PM

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Posted 01 July 2011 - 08:18 PM

It appears the weather gods are planning to smile down on next Thursday, at least as of tonight. It looks like great weather all week, to give everybody the chance to polish up their Smarts for Thursday's 'cruizin'. I hope everyone plans to come. It'll make for an impressive Smart car display around the lake (excellent photo op). I'm trying to arrange for a Smart club tour of Steve Plunkett's private car collection. I'll post confirmation if I'm successful. Bring your hunger for BBQ'd burgers and hot dogs, and plan to enter and win the charity 50/50 draw. It's all for a good cause, through the Hyde Park Lions Club. Thursday's forecast is sunny with a high of 27C. Sunny weather forecast for almost every day next week. Possible rain (only 30%) for tomorrow, Saturday, then nothing but sun! Let's all hope they're right this time. Sign-up List 1. Bill (smartnhappy) with the Canada1 Smart car 2. Liz & Glenn (Lilbit, smart142) 3. John (jwight) 4. Ken (KKSMART05) 5. Dot & Ron (Spike, Leadwing) 6. Ian Jay 7. James & Dawn 8. Danny 9. Gordon (driving CHOCULA) 10. Dave & Lu (TANK) 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

Edited by smartnhappy, 01 July 2011 - 08:33 PM.

Smart Car#1... got 'Lil'Toot', a loaded 2005 Phat Red Passion Coupe mid-June 2005, and love it! License plate '75 MPG'
Mods so far are tinted windows, mud flaps, power windows mod, cruise control, dual cup-holder from a 451, MB grill bullet, LED side markers,
DRL mod, shortened RV mirror mount, big and bold 'Mercedes-Benz powered' logo, ScanGuage II, XM Radio, Brabus sub-woofer and Garmin GPS.
Re-mapped by Eddy in Vancouver on May 16th, 2011. New engine & turbo Feb/2012 (NOT due to Eddy's re-map).
Smart Car#2... got 'Show Boat', a 2006 Racing Red Canada1 Cabriolet 0n June 23, 2011. Plaque 'Number 1 of 10'. Actually number 1 of 4. Licence plate '1 of 4'.
This prototype Brabus Smart was used across Canada, and at 2006 International Auto Shows in Toronto and Vancouver. Re-mapped and OEM cruise.

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 12:03 PM

It appears the weather gods are planning to smile down on next Thursday, at least as of tonight. It looks like great weather all week, to give everybody the chance to polish up their Smarts for Thursday's 'cruizin'. I hope everyone plans to come. It'll make for an impressive Smart car display around the lake (excellent photo op). I'm trying to arrange for a Smart club tour of Steve Plunkett's private car collection. I'll post confirmation if I'm successful. Bring your hunger for BBQ'd burgers and hot dogs, and plan to enter and win the charity 50/50 draw. It's all for a good cause, through the Hyde Park Lions Club. Thursday's forecast is sunny with a high of 27C. Sunny weather forecast for almost every day next week. Possible rain (only 30%) for tomorrow, Saturday, then nothing but sun! Let's all hope they're right this time. Sign-up List 1. Bill (smartnhappy) with the Canada1 Smart car 2. Liz & Glenn (Lilbit, smart142) 3. John (jwight) 4. Ken (KKSMART05) 5. Dot & Ron (Spike, Leadwing) 6. Ian Jay 7. James & Dawn 8. Danny 9. Gordon (driving CHOCULA) 10. Dave & Lu (TANK) 11. Terry & Phyllis (smarting) 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.



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Posted 03 July 2011 - 01:13 PM

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6. Ian Jay
7. James & Dawn
8. Danny
9. Gordon (driving CHOCULA)
10. Dave & Lu (TANK)
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12. Don & Janet (DieselDon & A1karaoke) {tentative}
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You are what you drive

'05 smart pulse "Bruised" (bought used with 94,000kms on it, Sept. 23/09)

'06 smart Passion Cab. "Silverwing" (bought 'gently used' with 4,800 kms on it, Nov. 22/10)

'95 Jeep "winter-beater" (bought used in 1996 with 6,000 kms on it) Sold... June 30/12 with 297,900 kms on it.

'96 Honda Civic, "Dimples", that serves as my wife's bus

'89 Civic "Old Faithful" (bought new in the fall of 1988) Still waiting for the first light bulb to blow. A/C has never been serviced and still chills the cabin area in less than 3 minutes.

and a gaggle of motorcycles including the 35th GoldWing ever made with over 591,000 miles on it. "yeehawww"
.. List of all 15 upon request

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 02:42 PM

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Posted 04 July 2011 - 08:40 AM

HII think I'm going to pass on this event. It sounds like a close relative to some huge motorcycle rallies I've been to in the past. I prefer our dinner get togethers where we have a chance to visit.Ish
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Posted 04 July 2011 - 08:55 AM

The only driving is to and from, lots of time for visiting.

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Posted 04 July 2011 - 11:26 AM

IshOnce you get there, the cars are all parked around a pond and we are free to mingle, visit, chat and oogle other cars, old and new. The smarts will all be parked in the same area, so you can visit to your heart's content, or wander around and drool over the other vehicles on display.If you still decide not to come, you will be missed.Ron :bike:
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'95 Jeep "winter-beater" (bought used in 1996 with 6,000 kms on it) Sold... June 30/12 with 297,900 kms on it.

'96 Honda Civic, "Dimples", that serves as my wife's bus

'89 Civic "Old Faithful" (bought new in the fall of 1988) Still waiting for the first light bulb to blow. A/C has never been serviced and still chills the cabin area in less than 3 minutes.

and a gaggle of motorcycles including the 35th GoldWing ever made with over 591,000 miles on it. "yeehawww"
.. List of all 15 upon request

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Posted 04 July 2011 - 04:11 PM

Well I will try my best to be there sounds great it is always a pleasure to see some fellow smarties. Sue will be working though I guess it is singles night for meSign-up List1. Bill (smartnhappy) with the Canada1 Smart car2. Liz & Glenn (Lilbit, smart142)3. John (jwight)4. Ken (KKSMART05)5. Dot & Ron (Spike, Leadwing)6. Ian Jay7. James & Dawn8. Danny9. Gordon (driving CHOCULA)10. Dave & Lu (TANK)11. Terry & Phyllis (smarting) 12. Don & Janet (DieselDon & A1karaoke) {tentative}13. jp14. big mike?15.16.17.18.19.20.

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Posted 05 July 2011 - 04:49 PM

We're staying Friday night at the Quality in London - on our way to Hamilton on SaturdayAny plans for Friday evening?Larry & mary SmithSign-up List1. Bill (smartnhappy) with the Canada1 Smart car2. Liz & Glenn (Lilbit, smart142)3. John (jwight)4. Ken (KKSMART05)5. Dot & Ron (Spike, Leadwing)6. Ian Jay7. James & Dawn8. Danny9. Gordon (driving CHOCULA)10. Dave & Lu (TANK)11. Terry & Phyllis (smarting)12. Don & Janet (DieselDon & A1karaoke) {tentative}13. jp14. big mike?15. Natalie (smrtpntz)16. Larry & mary Smith17.18.19.

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Posted 06 July 2011 - 12:31 PM

Since the car is back with M-B, I may not be at Plunkett tomorrow. If I do, it might have to be in the Ranger, which, at 380K, is nicely broken in.
my ex - '05 Pulse stream green/black tridion cabrio, a/c (?), fanfare, CD changer, Loblaws beach towels (smiley serpents or smiley faces) on seats, "GOTSMART" plates, ordered Sept '04, delivered Feb '05, was under the care of Uncle Glenn and Liz and now CANMAN!

INSPIRED BY my smart, I'm going to lounge around in a white Fiat 500 for a while. It is just crazy enough.
And now, our Volt is here!

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Posted 06 July 2011 - 02:07 PM

We might be able to attend, but won't know until the afternoon, so am not signing us up. However, we hope to be there!
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Posted 07 July 2011 - 03:30 AM

The weather gods seem to be smiling on us today. They are calling for sunny with light clouds, a high of 27 (81F) and light winds. It looks like it should be a picture-perfect day.Mary Smith, when we see you at the Plunkett Estate, why not introduce yourself to the rest of us and we can talk about a possible friday night get together.See you all there. :)Ron :bike:
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'06 smart Passion Cab. "Silverwing" (bought 'gently used' with 4,800 kms on it, Nov. 22/10)

'95 Jeep "winter-beater" (bought used in 1996 with 6,000 kms on it) Sold... June 30/12 with 297,900 kms on it.

'96 Honda Civic, "Dimples", that serves as my wife's bus

'89 Civic "Old Faithful" (bought new in the fall of 1988) Still waiting for the first light bulb to blow. A/C has never been serviced and still chills the cabin area in less than 3 minutes.

and a gaggle of motorcycles including the 35th GoldWing ever made with over 591,000 miles on it. "yeehawww"
.. List of all 15 upon request

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 06:53 AM

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 11:16 AM

Can't make it as I have to go in to my second job tonight. :(
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Posted 07 July 2011 - 02:10 PM

Sorry, but we cannot make it. :( Will look forward to seeing photos. Hope to see the group next month.Alberta & Cliff
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Posted 07 July 2011 - 06:32 PM

Another excellent smart gathering - thanks everyone! Good to see some old faces (some are really old!) and meet some new folks. The weather couldn't have been better. Looking forward to a quiet run over to Hamilton tomorrow and the Mystery Run on Saturday. :smile_anim:

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 07:21 PM

The weather couldn't have been better. To echo Jwight's thoughts, it was great to see some of the old, familiar faces, along with some new ones. Nice to see the bright red Canada 1 out.Lots of interested people coming around and asking questions about our smarties.
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'06 smart Passion Cab. "Silverwing" (bought 'gently used' with 4,800 kms on it, Nov. 22/10)

'95 Jeep "winter-beater" (bought used in 1996 with 6,000 kms on it) Sold... June 30/12 with 297,900 kms on it.

'96 Honda Civic, "Dimples", that serves as my wife's bus

'89 Civic "Old Faithful" (bought new in the fall of 1988) Still waiting for the first light bulb to blow. A/C has never been serviced and still chills the cabin area in less than 3 minutes.

and a gaggle of motorcycles including the 35th GoldWing ever made with over 591,000 miles on it. "yeehawww"
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Posted 07 July 2011 - 07:29 PM

It was a great evening, with nice cars and nice people.I think we had 18 Smart cars from near and far, including Kettering Ohio (USA), Toronto, Beamsville, Sombra, Bayfield, Ilderton and Woodstock.I managed to remember everything I planned to bring, except my camera. Hope someone can post some photos. The Smarts looked very picturesque, circling the pond.Let's see everyone's pictures.ps... there's plans afoot to schedule a run to Turkey Point with dinner at a fine restaurant or hotel as our August outing (Tuesday, August 02nd).Watch the London forum for further details confirming date, departure and meet-up times, as well as the venues selected.

Edited by smartnhappy, 07 July 2011 - 07:51 PM.

Smart Car#1... got 'Lil'Toot', a loaded 2005 Phat Red Passion Coupe mid-June 2005, and love it! License plate '75 MPG'
Mods so far are tinted windows, mud flaps, power windows mod, cruise control, dual cup-holder from a 451, MB grill bullet, LED side markers,
DRL mod, shortened RV mirror mount, big and bold 'Mercedes-Benz powered' logo, ScanGuage II, XM Radio, Brabus sub-woofer and Garmin GPS.
Re-mapped by Eddy in Vancouver on May 16th, 2011. New engine & turbo Feb/2012 (NOT due to Eddy's re-map).
Smart Car#2... got 'Show Boat', a 2006 Racing Red Canada1 Cabriolet 0n June 23, 2011. Plaque 'Number 1 of 10'. Actually number 1 of 4. Licence plate '1 of 4'.
This prototype Brabus Smart was used across Canada, and at 2006 International Auto Shows in Toronto and Vancouver. Re-mapped and OEM cruise.

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 07:50 PM

I just put up a hundred or so pics on my facebook account. I've set the link to public, so everyone should be able to view it here... https://www.facebook...mp;l=59130721c6

It was a great evening, with nice cars and nice people. I think we had 18 Smart cars from near and far, including the U.S., Toronto, Sombra, Bayfield and Owen Sound. I managed to remember everything I planned to bring, except my camera. Hope someone can post some photos. The Smarts looked very picturesque, circling the pond. Let's see everyone's pictures. ps... there's plans afoot to schedule a run to Turkey Point with dinner at a fine restaurant or hotel as our August outing (Tuesday, August 02nd). Watch the London forum for further details confirming date, departure and meet-up times, as well as the venues selected.


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Posted 07 July 2011 - 07:59 PM

Great pictures Gordon. Thanks for posting them.

Any others??
Smart Car#1... got 'Lil'Toot', a loaded 2005 Phat Red Passion Coupe mid-June 2005, and love it! License plate '75 MPG'
Mods so far are tinted windows, mud flaps, power windows mod, cruise control, dual cup-holder from a 451, MB grill bullet, LED side markers,
DRL mod, shortened RV mirror mount, big and bold 'Mercedes-Benz powered' logo, ScanGuage II, XM Radio, Brabus sub-woofer and Garmin GPS.
Re-mapped by Eddy in Vancouver on May 16th, 2011. New engine & turbo Feb/2012 (NOT due to Eddy's re-map).
Smart Car#2... got 'Show Boat', a 2006 Racing Red Canada1 Cabriolet 0n June 23, 2011. Plaque 'Number 1 of 10'. Actually number 1 of 4. Licence plate '1 of 4'.
This prototype Brabus Smart was used across Canada, and at 2006 International Auto Shows in Toronto and Vancouver. Re-mapped and OEM cruise.

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 08:42 PM

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 08:43 PM

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 06:08 AM

Thanks Danny. It was good to see you out last night. Your panorama picture of the 'Smarts on the pond' is great!Sorry you'll miss next month's outing, but I guess you probably have to go on that Mediterranean cruise you booked. :rolleyes: We gots us some cool cars here in 'Tario, eh?More pictures??
Smart Car#1... got 'Lil'Toot', a loaded 2005 Phat Red Passion Coupe mid-June 2005, and love it! License plate '75 MPG'
Mods so far are tinted windows, mud flaps, power windows mod, cruise control, dual cup-holder from a 451, MB grill bullet, LED side markers,
DRL mod, shortened RV mirror mount, big and bold 'Mercedes-Benz powered' logo, ScanGuage II, XM Radio, Brabus sub-woofer and Garmin GPS.
Re-mapped by Eddy in Vancouver on May 16th, 2011. New engine & turbo Feb/2012 (NOT due to Eddy's re-map).
Smart Car#2... got 'Show Boat', a 2006 Racing Red Canada1 Cabriolet 0n June 23, 2011. Plaque 'Number 1 of 10'. Actually number 1 of 4. Licence plate '1 of 4'.
This prototype Brabus Smart was used across Canada, and at 2006 International Auto Shows in Toronto and Vancouver. Re-mapped and OEM cruise.

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 08:37 AM

My FIRST post to this GREAT site - Just wanted to thank everyone, that Jan & I met at Plunket Estate- plus making us feel so welcome! - Here's a picture that I put together on a SMART GATHERINGEnjoy...We haven't got our SMART (yet) but sooooooon.

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 09:13 AM

Here's some more pics - If you want a 'full size' pic - just drop a note and I'll e-mail it directly thru standard e-mail - each picture is over 4 megs so it won't fit on the Club Smart site.Thanks again for a GREAT timeDieselDon

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 09:16 AM

Last few pics - Hope to be there in August.....

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 12:10 PM

My FIRST post to this GREAT site - Just wanted to thank everyone, that Jan & I met at Plunket Estate- plus making us feel so welcome! - Here's a picture that I put together on a SMART GATHERING Enjoy...We haven't got our SMART (yet) but sooooooon.

Terrific pictures Don. I'm glad you and Jan could make it to the event and enjoyed yourselves. By the way, :welcome: to the club. Your "new to you" smart is on the horizon. Just keep looking. There's one out there somewhere with your name on it (or should I say Jan's name on it) :P Ron :bike:
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'05 smart pulse "Bruised" (bought used with 94,000kms on it, Sept. 23/09)

'06 smart Passion Cab. "Silverwing" (bought 'gently used' with 4,800 kms on it, Nov. 22/10)

'95 Jeep "winter-beater" (bought used in 1996 with 6,000 kms on it) Sold... June 30/12 with 297,900 kms on it.

'96 Honda Civic, "Dimples", that serves as my wife's bus

'89 Civic "Old Faithful" (bought new in the fall of 1988) Still waiting for the first light bulb to blow. A/C has never been serviced and still chills the cabin area in less than 3 minutes.

and a gaggle of motorcycles including the 35th GoldWing ever made with over 591,000 miles on it. "yeehawww"
.. List of all 15 upon request

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 05:04 PM

Loved the photos! Thanks for posting them. Looks as though it was a great evening! Hope to make the next one.
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Posted 08 July 2011 - 05:07 PM

Thanks to those who posted pictures. The Smarts looked great and the other cars weren't too bad either ;) Ish.
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Posted 11 July 2011 - 04:37 PM

Another panorama shot of the cars around the pond: https://picasaweb.go...235762973401442 :)

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Posted 11 July 2011 - 07:03 PM

Great photos everyone! Love the great shots Gord. Certain shots of steering wheels etc are great! Appreciate it....I like Bill...forgot my camera....remembered about half way to Lambeth!! DOH!!

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Posted 08 December 2011 - 02:40 PM

An excellent write up about Steve Plunkett......click here.
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