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Old 03-28-2013, 01:06 PM   #21
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A friend has a Smart car for towing..
LOL at the way that is worded... I bought my truck for towing.
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:11 PM   #22
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Tow vs Trailer

I can get Blue Ox towing equipment for $2000 installed. Aluminium trailers are close to $4000 and weigh about 1000 lb. The smart is 2300 lb basic. I keep tow weight below 2500 lb and don't need aux brake for majority of run across Canada or northern USA.
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:00 PM   #23
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I feel for those that have a smart car all of the jokes that people come up with, now just yesterday while at work i driving back to the shop and past a park smart car in the parking lot and next to it was an empty parking spot well i turn around and park next to it just to see how small it was Now i will tell you what i was driving.....we at work use "Club Car Golf Carts" well believe it or not my golf cart is bigger then the smart car yes i toke a picture with my phone, once i send it to the computer then i will post it. The golf cart hides the smart car so i had to take the picture on an angle so the car could be seen.
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:17 PM   #24
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isnt a smart car just a motorcycle with extra wheels and a roof? are ya more worried about falling over or getting your hair messed up
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:29 PM   #25
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I found a picture of the Smart car towing
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:26 PM   #26
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Here is a smart car trailer that sells for less then $3000. The advantage of towing on a trailer you would be able to back up where is is almost impossible to back a car with 4 wheels down.
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Old 03-29-2013, 09:20 AM   #27
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I can get Blue Ox towing equipment for $2000 installed. Aluminium trailers are close to $4000 and weigh about 1000 lb. The smart is 2300 lb basic. I keep tow weight below 2500 lb and don't need aux brake for majority of run across Canada or northern USA.
I must have misunderstood, I thought someone said above the cost to setup the smart car for flat towing was 3-4K, which would buy a pretty nice trailer.

And keep in mind the trailer would have electric brakes already, no cost to add there and would tow far better.
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Old 03-31-2013, 05:45 PM   #28
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Well here it is, my work golf cart is in front of the smart car. The golf cat is 9 foot long with utility box and on the way home from work on Friday i was heading North on I-270 and there was a smart car in the left lane on I-270 South bound and i know they had to be doing 70 mph other wise if not you will get ran over...I am sorry your not going to catch me doing 70 mph in a golf cart or should i say "A Smat Cart"
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Well here it is, my work golf cart is in front of the smart car. The golf cat is 9 foot long with utility box and on the way home from work on Friday i was heading North on I-270 and there was a smart car in the left lane on I-270 South bound and i know they had to be doing 70 mph other wise if not you will get ran over...I am sorry your not going to catch me doing 70 mph in a golf cart or should i say "A Smat Cart"
The smart is 8'10" long and weighs a healthy 2315lb basic. It is quite capable of maintaining 70 mph and is, in fact, limited at the factory to something like 145 kph (90 mph) so as not to embarrass muscle cars.
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