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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-23-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By jadnashuanh
While they call the GT a 5-series, it is not even...

While they call the GT a 5-series, it is not even built in the same factory...it is essentially, a taller 7-series car...most 5-series parts do not fit. That may change in the next major update.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-22-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By jadnashuanh
It could be a U-joint failing.

It could be a U-joint failing.
Forum: BMW i8 I12 (2014 - Current) 02-18-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By jadnashuanh
I'm not an expert on the i8. But, vastly...

I'm not an expert on the i8. But, vastly increasing the power available from one power source without the software keeping up is likely to cause issues. You may only notice it in certain...
Forum: BMW i8 I12 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By jadnashuanh
I do not know how BMW manages the power between...

I do not know how BMW manages the power between the electric drive portion and the ICE...radically changing the ICE performance might throw the whole car off and make it unstable as it was finely...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By jadnashuanh
The issue is related to the supplied width of the...

The issue is related to the supplied width of the tires as designed for the vehicle...a narrower tire will go INTO a pothole more often rather than bridging at least part of it with a wider tire. ...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 02-16-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By jadnashuanh
You drive over some glass and your tire goes...

You drive over some glass and your tire goes flat....is that the tire's problem, or yours? Same idea if you hit a sharp edged pothole at speed. Lucky it didn't also crack a wheel, which BMW does...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 02-15-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By jadnashuanh
Hitting a sharp-edged pothole with any tire at...

Hitting a sharp-edged pothole with any tire at speed can destroy a tire. Sounds like you were lucky that it didn't ruin your wheel(s) at the same time. I haven't read the tire warranty...BMW...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-15-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By jadnashuanh
My 2011 doesn't have many miles on it, but for...

My 2011 doesn't have many miles on it, but for me, it was one of few cars available that I found both comfortable to drive and to get in and out of. If you drive it sanely, it is also quite...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By jadnashuanh
Check www.invisihitch.com. Not sure if they make...

Check www.invisihitch.com. Not sure if they make one for you car model, but if they do, you can remove the ball and unless you lay on the ground, you can't tell there is a hitch installed.

While...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 02-12-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By jadnashuanh
Some of that stuff definitely will mess up a...

Some of that stuff definitely will mess up a TPMS...some won't. One would hope that the stuff that comes with the car does not.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-11-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,107
Posted By jadnashuanh
An update on how the i3 does speed limit signs: ...

An update on how the i3 does speed limit signs: it does use the database, but if you're on a road that does not contain that data, it will then try to read the road signs with the camera (and, maybe...
Forum: BMW News 02-06-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By jadnashuanh
The i3 REx is what is called a serial hybrid...

The i3 REx is what is called a serial hybrid electric...that means that the motor never drives the wheels directly, it is strictly a generator that either powers the electric motor or charges the...
Forum: BMW News 02-06-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By jadnashuanh
Should you decide to pay extra for the REx...

Should you decide to pay extra for the REx version, while you'll still be stopping to fill the small gas tank, you could drive it long distances. Not my first choice as you're carrying around the...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-06-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,441
Posted By jadnashuanh
When was the last time you actually saw someone...

When was the last time you actually saw someone stop at a red light prior to turning right, or a stream of cars that continue through on a red? Or, turn right when there are lots of signs that say...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-02-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,855
Posted By jadnashuanh
If more people had put their money where their...

If more people had put their money where their mouth was, the USA might still be getting the 5-series touring...but, while the (few) buyers were loyal, there just weren't all that many of them. ...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-02-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,754
Posted By jadnashuanh
Batteries are getting more power dense, able to...

Batteries are getting more power dense, able to accept and discharge current faster, and lighter. The power density and charge rate, plus the infrastructure to enable a timely recharge are the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-30-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By jadnashuanh
Unless someone trashed it, if you open up the...

Unless someone trashed it, if you open up the fuse panel, there's a folded heavy paper diagram of the fuse assignments and locations there along with a few spare fuses and a fuse puller.
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 01-28-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,854
Posted By jadnashuanh
That can be done, as DVD IN MOtion will sell you...

That can be done, as DVD IN MOtion will sell you a program that will do it...but, I can't help on what it actually changes to make it work. The i3 Programming forum on FB probably can if you want to...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 01-22-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,426
Posted By jadnashuanh
The only real difference is the larger capacity...

The only real difference is the larger capacity (and heavier) battery and a few options...the rest of the car did not change.

The next i3 will have a larger yet battery, but reports indicate those...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-19-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By jadnashuanh
The reason I put on a trailer hitch was because...

The reason I put on a trailer hitch was because of that silly interference between my trike and the garage! The hitch means it's out of the main airstream, so it doesn't affect mileage much at all,...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-18-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By jadnashuanh
It's hard to check without driving the vehicle...

It's hard to check without driving the vehicle since it isn't the easiest thing to compress the spring to its bump stop while turning the front through its maximum range to verify clearances. All it...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-17-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By jadnashuanh
If I calculate that right, the plus 1 would be...

If I calculate that right, the plus 1 would be 1-3/8" bigger in diameter...my guess is that it won't clear, not counting the fact that the speedometer and odometer would be off a fair amount and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-14-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By jadnashuanh
Interesting...while I also first drove the 550...

Interesting...while I also first drove the 550 (the only model available when they first came out in the USA), I didn't think that the 535 was bad at all. I guess it may depend somewhat on what you...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-13-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By jadnashuanh
OF the two engines available in the USA for the...

OF the two engines available in the USA for the GT, I think by far, the more reliable one is the 535! That extra 100+ HP on the 550 may be nice (the car is heavy), I've never really felt power...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-13-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By jadnashuanh
Well, no joy yet...when testing the TPMS, the...

Well, no joy yet...when testing the TPMS, the dealer said that the right front was not connecting, so they replaced that and the RDC (which we had hoped might also fix the BT. Too early to tell if...
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