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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-08-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By AstroZ
At 168 Miles perhaps it was the first time the...

At 168 Miles perhaps it was the first time the REX kick in? I'm at 3000 miles and I've never had that error, but I bought my car with about 1800 miles on it.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-28-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By AstroZ
Instead of using the brake pads to slow the wheel...

Instead of using the brake pads to slow the wheel down, the gear rotates against the resistance for the generation of power. If you've ever used a hand crank generator then you probably remember it...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-15-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,737
Posted By AstroZ
It actually gets slightly longer range. In any...

It actually gets slightly longer range. In any case, I think this will drive innovation in the industry in general. I won't be buying one of these, but the $120k price point keeps it very...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-14-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,608
Posted By AstroZ
"This enhancement will also be available as a...

"This enhancement will also be available as a retrofit for existing i3 owners."

Does this mean 2014 i3 owners will have to pay for the upgrade?

It does seem odd that they won't release the 2015...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-06-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,751
Posted By AstroZ
Wow - what a great upgrade for less than $100. ...

Wow - what a great upgrade for less than $100. Please keep us updated - I don't expect you'll have any problems, but it would be great to hear back from you in a few weeks. I once bought some bulb...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-04-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,608
Posted By AstroZ
2015 i3 Model

Does anyone know when it will be out and will there be any differences from the 2014? Are there any end of the year sales for 2014 models?
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-13-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By AstroZ
Could you send me the link, stripping out any...

Could you send me the link, stripping out any identification codes? This is exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-10-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By AstroZ
7 to i3? and anywhere to rent one?

Has anyone moved from a 7 series to an i3? If so, what was your experience, and what do you think the pros/cons are? I think my next car will be electric and I'm torn between the i3 or spending the...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By AstroZ
I'm in the Phoenix area as well, so I'm...

I'm in the Phoenix area as well, so I'm interested to know how long it takes to pre-condition your car on a typical summer day and what type of range you're getting
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-20-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By AstroZ
i3 Range Extender Question

Hi everyone - I am a current 7series owner and am considering the Tesla S and i3 as possible future cars. The Tesla seems to be quite expensive for what you get, especially when optioned out, so I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-18-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,613
Posted By AstroZ
I bought a 2009 CPO. Now I have clear coat...

I bought a 2009 CPO. Now I have clear coat peeling, but only on the driver side front fender, so I think it may have been in an accident without them telling me.

I also was sold a 750 with a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-19-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By AstroZ
Does it fix itself when you start the car? The...

Does it fix itself when you start the car? The dealer told me this was a "feature" (really)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-25-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,905
Posted By AstroZ
Just wanted to update everyone. My bluetooth...

Just wanted to update everyone. My bluetooth adapter came in the mail the other day and it works great. I can use the bluetooth adapter for audio from my phone and when a call comes in or I place...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-19-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,905
Posted By AstroZ
I just ordered one of these, but just a...

I just ordered one of these, but just a thought...

Bluetooth devices can only be connected to one thing at a time right? So if I am using this for bluetooth audio, I can't use the bluetooth phone...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-20-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,344
Posted By AstroZ
The interior looks very nice to me. I am "meh"...

The interior looks very nice to me. I am "meh" on the exterior.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-11-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By AstroZ
What did they say was the problem? Was it just a...

What did they say was the problem? Was it just a software fix?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-01-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By AstroZ
For those adding every 1k miles, I would check...

For those adding every 1k miles, I would check for leaks. I was adding oil like this, but kept finding oil on the floor of my garage. Once the dealership checked it out I didn't have any more...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-01-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By AstroZ
For an '09 I have found it is best to use an AUX...

For an '09 I have found it is best to use an AUX cable and then a USB cable for power on the iPhone 5. There is some level of integration, but it is a bit flaky and easier to use the AUX.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-17-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By AstroZ
Anyone request BMW buyback a CPO?

I have a CPO 2009 BMW 750LI that I've had for less than a year. I've now had to take it in for service four times for a drivetrain malfunction (and less of an issue for the side cameras not...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-05-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,368
Posted By AstroZ
I had been having hesitation and what I felt were...

I had been having hesitation and what I felt were rough shift issues for a while, but the dealer said those were normal. I had a drivetrain malfunction error and brought it in and the diagnosis was...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-14-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,936
Posted By AstroZ
I have this same problem. Right camera.

I have this same problem. Right camera.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-12-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By AstroZ
Ok great - they didn't give it to me and the...

Ok great - they didn't give it to me and the dealership is far away so I can order one from Amazon easy enough. Thanks!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-12-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By AstroZ
iPhone Integration Question

Hi everyone. I've owned a number of BMWs, and in the last month have purchased a 2012 528i (wife's) and just today a CPO 2009 750li (mine). We previously had 2006 models, so the integrated iPhone...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-12-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,360
Posted By AstroZ
I think it seems reasonable. I bought a similar...

I think it seems reasonable. I bought a similar 2009 CPO with 29k miles on it today and paid 55,700. I've been shopping a number of dealers for quite a while and that was the best I could do. If...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-31-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,110
Posted By AstroZ
Hey guys, I apologize but I am bit confused. I...

Hey guys, I apologize but I am bit confused. I thought this deal was over, but it looks like it can be signed prior to April 3rd? So I can get the $644/36 month deal? Any discount if I pay the...
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