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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-16-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,356
Posted By apollner
So I've taken to using the trip odometer to get a...

So I've taken to using the trip odometer to get a real sense of how many miles I use vs looking at the dynamic value that updates based on current driving conditions. What I have found is that in...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By apollner
Well, here's proof that it's possible :). Now...

Well, here's proof that it's possible :). Now it's just a matter of them loading up the right software that shows the Office option.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-01-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,356
Posted By apollner
Yes, it can be tricky to make the precise...

Yes, it can be tricky to make the precise measurement if it leaves you without current to get home! I'll work on this over the upcoming weeks by using he trip odometer after a fill-up. I don't drive...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-30-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,356
Posted By apollner
BMW i3 at 1000 miles

How quickly 1000 miles have accumulated on my i3! It seems like only yesterday that I drove away from the BMW center with my wife and newborn!
1000 miles is a good round number and a good time to...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-28-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By apollner
My service manager is looking into software...

My service manager is looking into software updates. We already went through the technical documentation and our cars with Professional Navigation should have everything required. Hopefully a...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-12-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By apollner
Here's what I just came across reading through...

Here's what I just came across reading through the technical documentation posted at: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=787263

As a result of the combination of the carbon fiber...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-11-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By apollner
BMW Office (iDrive email & text) for i3?

I've seen some BMW videos showing how iDrive can display email and sms from the iPhone and (and other phones) but can't, for the life of me, figure out how to get this configured! They even show how...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-09-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,920
Posted By apollner
I'm quickly approaching 1000 miles so I'll soon...

I'm quickly approaching 1000 miles so I'll soon post a review of how life has been with the i3!
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-26-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,179
Posted By apollner
I didn't buy my i3 to be "green" or to drive any...

I didn't buy my i3 to be "green" or to drive any more responsibly than I already do. I don't have any "issue" with petrol cars as I've owned many great ones over the years. I don't plan on having to...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-26-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,920
Posted By apollner
I come across many posts about the polarizing...

I come across many posts about the polarizing looks of the i3. It's to the point that when I'm parked and people come up and ask me about the car, I often say that not everybody seems to like the...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,920
Posted By apollner
Yes, we have the Nuna Pipa and it fits fine! As a...

Yes, we have the Nuna Pipa and it fits fine! As a matter of fact, the baby was with us when we took delivery of the car in May. I don't know about other seats but I would expect most would fit if you...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-15-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By apollner
From a Giga owner

Good questions!

Here's my take:
1. Giga vs Tera
I had a car on order configured as a Tera. Then the lease pull-ahead program was announced so I need to act quickly and see what was available....
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-12-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,179
Posted By apollner
I traded in my 2012 X6 x35i with Individual...

I traded in my 2012 X6 x35i with Individual Package and BMW Performance wheels for an i3 BEV. It was a gorgeous car and had served me well. However, I haven't looked back since the changeover. That...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By apollner
Did you your dealer enable Road Side Assistance...

Did you your dealer enable Road Side Assistance and did you press the button in the car to talk to a representative and confirm you are set up? Once this is done, you should be able to use i Remote...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-18-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,920
Posted By apollner
Since I leased the car, I did not get the full...

Since I leased the car, I did not get the full $7500 rebate. BMW only allocates $4,875. If you buy it you should get the full $7500 Federal rebate, plus any state credits, if applicable, on top of...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-16-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,920
Posted By apollner
Yes, I added a photo to my original post over the...

Yes, I added a photo to my original post over the weekend.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-13-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By apollner
Yes, it is true that the accelerator is a bit...

Yes, it is true that the accelerator is a bit firmer than in other BMW models. And when you switch to EcoPro, it becomes even firmer, sometimes uncomfortably so. The car is purposely trying to...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-13-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,920
Posted By apollner
I have not run it down quite that much. Only to...

I have not run it down quite that much. Only to when it indicated 15 miles left which is arbitrary, of course, depending on how you're driving the car and in what mode you're in. EcoPro+ would help...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-12-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,920
Posted By apollner
Tim, That would be great! I'll get something...

Tim,

That would be great! I'll get something for you in the next day or so.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-09-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,920
Posted By apollner
Glad you enjoyed my post! I wrote it as a stream...

Glad you enjoyed my post! I wrote it as a stream of consciousness since I've been thinking about all these things for quite a while.

I had the head up (btw, there's no "s") on my first X6 and...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,920
Posted By apollner
Initial impressions on my new i3

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=445726&d=1402768395

I've been a long-time BMW owner, with 2 X6's most recently. I've been researching electric vehicles for some time...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-10-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,950
Posted By apollner
Check out this post...maybe the company that...

Check out this post...maybe the company that supplies the parts has something for the '08.

http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=620554
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-10-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,463
Posted By apollner
SALE: 4 Wheel & Tire Set with TPMS

Dealer swapped out Original wheels and tires of my new 2012 X6, which was just delivered on Nov. 30, with the BMW Performance wheels set. Therefore, I am selling the Original wheel and tire set that...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 11-20-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,344
Posted By apollner
I was suggesting that if you didn't like how the...

I was suggesting that if you didn't like how the car looked with shadowline you could just order the trim parts at the dealer and replace them on the car.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 11-19-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,344
Posted By apollner
Why don't you just order the car and see how it...

Why don't you just order the car and see how it looks? Then, if you still prefer the chrome trim, order it and swap it with the shadowline.
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