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Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 02-24-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,190
Posted By shaunatl
Swipe left on the app main screen, click on...

Swipe left on the app main screen, click on Statistics, and (if needed) select Consumption. It will provide info for both the last trip and your lifetime average at the bottom of the screen.

It...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 02-24-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,190
Posted By shaunatl
What's your average mi/kWh? You can see it in the...

What's your average mi/kWh? You can see it in the app or the instrument cluster/trip computer.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-22-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,896
Posted By shaunatl
Who drives 200 miles to watch a movie?

Who drives 200 miles to watch a movie?
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-21-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,896
Posted By shaunatl
When comparing the i3 and Bolt in your scenario,...

When comparing the i3 and Bolt in your scenario, and you arrive with a dead battery and need to charge, the Bolt would never need a full charge to get anywhere that an i3 can go on a full charge. In...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,896
Posted By shaunatl
Who said anything about faster in the context of...

Who said anything about faster in the context of L2? Based on tests from several different owners, using multiple brands of EVSEs, the i3 seems to max out right at 7.2kW - not 7.4kW as the specs...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-12-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,896
Posted By shaunatl
This is misleading, as the Bolt should add usable...

This is misleading, as the Bolt should add usable miles of range at the same, or very similar, rate as an i3 when charging via L1 or L2.

It will also add miles significantly faster than the...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 11-27-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By shaunatl
Sometimes that's difficult, depending on the type...

Sometimes that's difficult, depending on the type of handle on the EVSE. Many of them do a great job of blocking access to the pin.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 11-27-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By shaunatl
Thanks for the update. What is the permanent...

Thanks for the update.

What is the permanent fix for the locking mechanism? A friend had the actuator replaced, only to have it start misbehaving again within a few days.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 11-24-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By shaunatl
Were the stops damaged or missing, or are you...

Were the stops damaged or missing, or are you saying this is normal/expected?
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 08-15-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,665
Posted By shaunatl
Not an F30, but ours is about $10/mo less than...

Not an F30, but ours is about $10/mo less than our 2012 X5D with the same coverage and mileage.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 05-29-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,764
Posted By shaunatl
Good to hear that you're enjoying your car - a...

Good to hear that you're enjoying your car - a couple of notes:

Using L1 vs L2 doesn't actually provide you with any more miles - there'a another variable at play that's influencing the GoM range...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 05-19-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,359
Posted By shaunatl
They are 5x112.

They are 5x112.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 02-23-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By shaunatl
I wish it had 3 seats across as well, but without...

I wish it had 3 seats across as well, but without making the car wider it wouldn't make sense.

There is a company in Europe that makes a 3-across child seat for the i3, but I doubt it's legal in...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 02-23-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By shaunatl
Tight space compared to what? There's a lot of...

Tight space compared to what? There's a lot of room back there, despite how small the car looks from the outside.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By shaunatl
I'm just looking to correct the shoulder wear I'm...

I'm just looking to correct the shoulder wear I'm getting on the front tires at this point :)
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By shaunatl
Several of us have lowered our car by ~1" and...

Several of us have lowered our car by ~1" and found that camber up front is still at around -0.5.

There are alternate swivel bearings available to help with this, but it would still only provide...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By shaunatl
What are you planning to do to address the camber...

What are you planning to do to address the camber up front?
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-14-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By shaunatl
What is your production date? You can get it from...

What is your production date? You can get it from the VIN sticker in the door jamb of the driver's door.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-14-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By shaunatl
That only shows safety recalls.

That only shows safety recalls.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By shaunatl
Yes and yes. It will increase the max rate from...

Yes and yes. It will increase the max rate from around 5.8kW to 7.4kW.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-06-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By shaunatl
Probably the KLE (onboard charger), but surely...

Probably the KLE (onboard charger), but surely they could provide a bit more detail.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By shaunatl
Congrats - at this point the Facebook group is a...

Congrats - at this point the Facebook group is a much better resource than this forum: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BMWi3/
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-02-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,614
Posted By shaunatl
Dealer must be marking it up - that's not the...

Dealer must be marking it up - that's not the rate you should be paying, and has nothing to do with the $4875.

The $4875 ($5500 in some regions) is the portion of the $7500 federal credit that BMW...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-02-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,614
Posted By shaunatl
It's .000125 or the equivalent of 2.99%, same as...

It's .000125 or the equivalent of 2.99%, same as the OC/OCwF loans.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 12-27-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By shaunatl
Yes, it takes previous driving history into...

Yes, it takes previous driving history into account.
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