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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 02-27-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By rtanov
But for some reason dealers are not willing or...

But for some reason dealers are not willing or able to do it. I talked to half a dozen this week and only one offered to do it. However, the car I was looking at there was a demo so he couldn't do OC...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-24-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By rtanov
Problem so far is that none of the out-of-state...

Problem so far is that none of the out-of-state dealers are willing (or allowed, maybe) to do Owner's Choice, only getting lease offers.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-23-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By rtanov
Still looking, PM sent.

Still looking, PM sent.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-23-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By rtanov
Need an i3 BEV quote

I am looking to buy a 2014 i3 BEV Mega with heated seats - new or demo to be eligible for the $7.5k tax credit. Interested in 2 year, 10k miles/year Owner's Choice + Flex. Any board sponsors that...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-22-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By rtanov
What I see are lease offers that have $5000...

What I see are lease offers that have $5000 dealer discounts on top of the $4875 tax credit. Speculating that a $7.5k discount might not be unrealistic on a demo or as we get closer to the 2015s...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-22-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By rtanov
No, the differences b/n MSRP and negotiate price...

No, the differences b/n MSRP and negotiate price is not the tax credit, it is due to (presumably) current market. I am deducting the $7.5k tax in the case of OC (no flex, actually putting it as down...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-22-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By rtanov
Yes, I understand the tax credit, I already got...

Yes, I understand the tax credit, I already got one for last year :-)
Too bad I can't find this Leasematic app for android. Are the OC calculations identical to lease?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-20-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By rtanov
Owner’s Choice (+ Flex) Calculations?

I’ve searched a lot but haven’t been able to get a definite answer of exactly how the OC (+ flex) payments are calculated. I would like to lay example calculations here and get feedback on whether...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 02-18-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By rtanov
Unscrew the antenna and fold the mirrors.

Unscrew the antenna and fold the mirrors.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-17-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By rtanov
MY 2015 i3

When will the 2015 i3's start arriving at the US dealerships?
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 01-10-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,119
Posted By rtanov
I received both orders and installed the bulbs,...

I received both orders and installed the bulbs, they all work fine. Here are two pictures with the original halogen and the new LED bulb, hopefully you can see how much room thee is if you are...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 01-06-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,119
Posted By rtanov
The links were working for me but the high beam...

The links were working for me but the high beam bulbs have ended (the turn signal bulbs auction was still active and I bought a pair). I found this from the same seller which seems to be the exact...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-02-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By rtanov
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1095466_indian...

http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1095466_indiana-utility-electric-car-owners-recharge-free-at-night
Unfortunately I don't live there :(
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-20-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By rtanov
Here they are: ...

Here they are:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=1J73&mospid=56192&btnr=36_1812&hg=36&fg=25
Part # 36136792851, my local part store quotes them for ~ $55.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 11-14-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By rtanov
I noticed that the default current settings for...

I noticed that the default current settings for both L1 & L2 (Settings/Charging) were on low current. You might want to pump them up to "Max" to charge faster. AFAIR the L1 Max needs 15 Amps, it was...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 11-13-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By rtanov
You can see the thread on the front wheel at the...

You can see the thread on the front wheel at the end of the first video, they do look like the winter tires. I am determined to go through this winter on the all-seasons, though. Have a winter set on...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-04-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,330
Posted By rtanov
Marvelous! I'll be getting the same color, looks...

Marvelous! I'll be getting the same color, looks awesome. Thanks for posting.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-03-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,330
Posted By rtanov
Since badges are easy to take off and put on,...

Since badges are easy to take off and put on, just remove them and see if you like the clean look. If not you can always put them back on. This is what I did with my 540 and got to like the clean...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-30-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By rtanov
$47.6k for a Mega i3 REx with all options but...

$47.6k for a Mega i3 REx with all options but regular wheels. MSPR is $52,050. That after the $1k innovation and $1k Un4DE credits. Had a $47k offer out of town but decided to go with the local...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-30-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By rtanov
One big problem for me with simmer-winter tire...

One big problem for me with simmer-winter tire sets is aging. I can see a huge benefit in being able to go through the whole year with a single set of tires in an AWD car (if that does not...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-30-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By rtanov
+1 I am currently waiting for my i3 to arrive,...

+1
I am currently waiting for my i3 to arrive, it has been 2 weeks and I am driving a brand new loaner they gave me as a part of the deal.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-27-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By rtanov
Yes, I just had the dealer contact BMW NA to have...

Yes, I just had the dealer contact BMW NA to have my Un4DE voucher extended until the end of this month. It was one month expired.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-16-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 27,574
Posted By rtanov
Can the Un4gettable credit be used toward the...

Can the Un4gettable credit be used toward the purchase of an i3? My redemption code email says no, but I am hearing different stories from local dealers and don't know what to make out of it. Also,...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-08-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By rtanov
DC Fast Charging Question

Hi Folks,

Does anyone know if one bought an i3 without the DC Fast Charging option, can this be added later as a retrofit? I have an attractive offer here but the car in view does not have the DC...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-03-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By rtanov
You can get a detailed list of supported features...

You can get a detailed list of supported features for both standard & enhanced here:
http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/Owner/BluetoothTechnology/bluetoothframedin.aspx
Just put your provider &...
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