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@  FlossyTheSmart : (30 June 2015 - 05:14 AM) And that's without mentioning that compared to many cars, there were very few 450s made, and it's now 8 years out of production
@  FlossyTheSmart : (30 June 2015 - 05:12 AM) Well, I think you'll find it difficult to find ANY seat covers for a 450. There aren't a lot of offerings around
@  Surturiel : (29 June 2015 - 09:25 PM) on this topic, why is SO DAMN HARD to find leather seat covers for 450?
@  Surturiel : (29 June 2015 - 09:24 PM) sorry!
@  Mike T : (29 June 2015 - 09:19 PM) nor is it a leather seat!
@  Surturiel : (29 June 2015 - 07:52 PM) leather seat
@  Mike T : (29 June 2015 - 02:00 PM) This is not a search box!
@  mowser : (29 June 2015 - 11:42 AM) resetting the service reminder
@  mowser : (29 June 2015 - 09:53 AM) 299891
@  LeoBarbosa : (22 June 2015 - 06:03 PM) Just a feedback, the rear struts were really easy to do. Thanks for the tips. Payed $120 for both sides, at the dealership, in Calgary, AB.
@  LeoBarbosa : (19 June 2015 - 07:08 AM) I ordered them on Wednesday. Will try as soon as they arrive. Thanks!
@  stickman007 : (19 June 2015 - 05:36 AM) There is a small spring clip on each end of the ball joint...just pop it off and it should slide out
@  LeoBarbosa : (18 June 2015 - 09:32 AM) Any idea how to replace the rear window struts? Any video?
@  randyzimmer : (17 June 2015 - 04:25 PM) got it, thanks!
@  dmoonen : (17 June 2015 - 03:41 PM) You have to message them as it's not a thread
@  randyzimmer : (17 June 2015 - 02:51 PM) I'm a member who hasn't been here in many years. I'm at the Classifieds and see I "You cannot reply to this topic" am locked out. Is there an easy explanation?
@  LeoBarbosa : (17 June 2015 - 12:05 PM) Thanks! The link is very helpful.
@  cadillacman : (16 June 2015 - 01:04 PM) http://www.fq101.co....451/panels.html
@  LeoBarbosa : (16 June 2015 - 11:49 AM) Does anybody know how to replace the full set of panels from the 451 model? I have seen videos from the door panels and the front, but the rear ones, no. Any help? I've got the 2009 Peeling Red and am planing to swap them for other colour. Thanks in advance.

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#1 ston3

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 01:25 AM

Hi All!Greetings from Latvia! I have a '99 CDI City Coupe - till today - no problems at all, except EGR :(so I'm gere to join the "EGR club" and make some EGR bypass unit... (see attached picture of my smart - accidentally decorated with grey paint)ssssmmmard.JPG

#2 yyzboyz

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 02:01 AM

Welcome to the Club Ston3! There is a member here that makes a EGR bypass and he goes by the name Pinhead.Blair
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#3 bilgladstone

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 03:01 AM

:welcome: Welcome ston3. My 2005cdi was decorated with eggs several times when I first brought it home but PAINT looks far worse!Last fall I completed the EGR mod where not only the bypass circuit installed but also the entire EGR mix valve mechanism is removed. No EGR problems now, and more power/torque with straight-through pipe where the restrictive mix chamber was.You will find what you need here, cousin!Bil :drive:
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#4 Mike T

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 06:18 AM

Welcome here!

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#5 ston3

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 06:50 AM

Last fall I completed the EGR mod where not only the bypass circuit installed but also the entire EGR mix valve mechanism is removed. No EGR problems now, and more power/torque with straight-through pipe where the restrictive mix chamber was. You will find what you need here, cousin! Bil :drive:

10x :) Actually I already found all missing clues to a success - very valuable was oscilograms posted by Marc there are some things to check before I will make "EGR emulator" - solenoid itself is in good condition and pot is not damaged hovewer ECU periodically loses it. I am waiting for some sunny and warm day to check ECu cabling - I was able to get ECU wiring diagram (a little bit inaccurate - it shows that wiper is on 4. but actually it is on 2. leg) So I got things to do - and I will report in "EGR valve" topic later on.. egr_smart.jpg

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 01:38 PM

Welcome! Glad you could join us, and thank you for posting an intro!

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#7 MADNESSMIKE

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Posted 29 March 2012 - 11:29 AM

Welcome glad to see you have not run into many problems with your smart over the years.




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