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Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) Today, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By jadnashuanh
There's a major difference between solid state...

There's a major difference between solid state devices and chemical based ones! Time will tell.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-29-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,003
Posted By jadnashuanh
Yes, the current F07 is based on the short...

Yes, the current F07 is based on the short wheelbase 7-series (now replaced with the new 7-series) and built in that factory verses where the other 5-series vehicles are built. They've said, though,...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-29-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By jadnashuanh
It appears that a good portion of the V8 BMW...

It appears that a good portion of the V8 BMW motors use some oil...while, the I6 engine does not.

That oil tends to get burned, not leaked out onto the ground. I brought it up before, but Pat...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 08-28-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By jadnashuanh
It has been their policy to not update the...

It has been their policy to not update the webpage until the official release. Dealers may have the cars before the official release, but often, they cannot technically deliver them.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-27-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By jadnashuanh
Use your key to open the driver's door. Then, it...

Use your key to open the driver's door. Then, it will take two pulls (described in the manual) to open any other door...the first resets the handle, the second opens it. Unless it's been removed,...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 08-22-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By jadnashuanh
The SeaSucker is probably your best bet...the...

The SeaSucker is probably your best bet...the flexible plastic of the car's panels doesn't lend itself to anchoring clips, and I wouldn't want to drill holes or try to glue something on there...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 08-21-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By jadnashuanh
Well, I actually have a recumbent trike that...

Well, I actually have a recumbent trike that folds! But, others have said they can fit a 'normal' bike in there if the front wheel is removed. If the rear hatch was a little straighter up and down,...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 08-20-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By jadnashuanh
I rarely need the rear seat, so I carry mine...

I rarely need the rear seat, so I carry mine entirely inside...doesn't get wet or damaged or stolen.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 08-18-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By jadnashuanh
Can't help you with wear, but mine do not seem to...

Can't help you with wear, but mine do not seem to be leaking. Make sure you've tightened the dust cap well, as the Schrader valve doesn't always seal perfectly, and that cap, if it is OEM, has a...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 08-17-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By jadnashuanh
Battery density continues to increase for any...

Battery density continues to increase for any source. The thing that worries me on the way Tesla does things is the fact that there are literally thousands of individual cells, where a defect in any...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-16-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By jadnashuanh
The adibatic lapse rate (the temperature change...

The adibatic lapse rate (the temperature change with elevation) varies based on the humidity level, and can be as much a 5.5-degrees/1000' if it's dry, which is relatively common in the area. ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By jadnashuanh
Been to that area in the winter...the location...

Been to that area in the winter...the location relative to the mountain can be critical, as the slight change in altitude can make a huge difference as well. West side of a mountain could have a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-14-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,480
Posted By jadnashuanh
When TPMS sensors were first introduced, everyone...

When TPMS sensors were first introduced, everyone thought that they'd last 100K+ miles. Well, that isn't always the case! The internal battery can fail before that, and a weak signal or...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-11-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By jadnashuanh
I don't really understand why people want to...

I don't really understand why people want to eliminate safety features. An aesthetic choice, that's personal, but this is not one of those. In some places, it might be grounds for failing a safety...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-11-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,530
Posted By jadnashuanh
A small solar panel is unlikely to provide enough...

A small solar panel is unlikely to provide enough power to recharge the battery.

Two things to check: standby losses (how much power the car is using when off); all of the connections are tight...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-09-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By jadnashuanh
go to www.realoem.com and check out the part...

go to www.realoem.com and check out the part numbers to find out if they're the same.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-08-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By jadnashuanh
I took a nice ride today up north to the New...

I took a nice ride today up north to the New Hampshire Craftsman Faire (the oldest craft fair in the country) - it was a nice day...took the 'shortest' route up there, and the 'most efficient' route...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-03-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,530
Posted By jadnashuanh
The car has a huge charger built in! It's just...

The car has a huge charger built in! It's just that under some circumstances, you can be using more power from the battery than what the car's programmed to replenish.

It is kind of a pain, but I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-03-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By jadnashuanh
There are a few engine configurations that are...

There are a few engine configurations that are inherently balanced and BMW sells a few:
- I6
-V8
-V12 (but not in the GT).
-H4 or 6 'boxer' (not sold by BMW, at least for cars)

While the GT...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-01-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By jadnashuanh
I wonder how many people follow BMW's recommended...

I wonder how many people follow BMW's recommended break-in routine? Even though I bought mine using European Delivery, and the desired to haul ass on the autobahn was there, I kept things to the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-31-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By jadnashuanh
I only have about 36K on min 535, but it has...

I only have about 36K on min 535, but it has never shown the oil level to drop between oil changes, and I typically end up with annual ones, since I'm not putting lots of miles on it. The 550 is a...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 07-31-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By jadnashuanh
From what I have heard, and it's not official by...

From what I have heard, and it's not official by any means, the next generation of batteries will be at least double what the original i3s had, and as opposed to the ones on the 2017 MY, they are...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-29-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By jadnashuanh
Once cars reach a certain age, their price...

Once cars reach a certain age, their price stabilizes. The worst is probably the first year, and even the day you drive it off the lot. The value of the car tends to stabilize as it gets older, so...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-28-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By jadnashuanh
I can regularly get 30+mpg on a highway trip...

I can regularly get 30+mpg on a highway trip using the cruise control set at about 73-74, which is about the normal speed on the roads I take. It's lower in the winter, as the winter tires don't...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-28-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By jadnashuanh
1400-miles? I drove mine nearly 1000-miles in...

1400-miles? I drove mine nearly 1000-miles in one day on a long trip. My eyes were much more tired than any other part of me! Unless you're leasing and the mileage might put you over your...
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