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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-06-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,259
Posted By apollner
Didn't see it mentioned yet, so here are 2 other...

Didn't see it mentioned yet, so here are 2 other points:
1) Some people actually want to drive a car that is only electric, for any number of reasons. I personally now drive an i3 and would not have...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-02-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By apollner
Well, regardless of the presumed technological...

Well, regardless of the presumed technological advances of future models, it would be nice to claim credit to owning an original production version of the BMW i electric.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-26-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,341
Posted By apollner
There are 2 ways that I know of: ON DEMAND ...

There are 2 ways that I know of:

ON DEMAND
On your iRemote app press the little icon at the bottom left of the screen. The next screen allows you to select preconditioning, which starts...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-23-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,341
Posted By apollner
That's about right for the BEV. With the cold...

That's about right for the BEV. With the cold weather, it's actually started to drop. The things that will affect your range are:
a) Highway vs city driving
b) spirited vs feather-footed driving...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-14-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By apollner
Actually, the complete answer is that it does AND...

Actually, the complete answer is that it does AND it doesn't have an AM radio. The car in fact has an AM radio, but it is not currently enabled because of the interference it receives. If you search...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-11-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By apollner
Here is a post on the topic: ...

Here is a post on the topic:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=800820&highlight=
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-18-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,498
Posted By apollner
Thanks Shawn! :)

Thanks Shawn! :)
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,498
Posted By apollner
I found this thread by chance as I am trying to...

I found this thread by chance as I am trying to enable 6NS on my 2014 BMW i3 with Nav Pro 609. I believe there is also a Telematic Communication Box (TCB) in the car. Would I follow the same...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-07-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,858
Posted By apollner
Yesterday I was parked with the flashers on. I...

Yesterday I was parked with the flashers on. I took the time to look around the car at the different bulbs. Now that you bring this to light, it does seem that the existing turn signals embedded with...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-05-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,858
Posted By apollner
That's a great improvement for such a small...

That's a great improvement for such a small investment of time and money! One question I had was regarding leveling. In the third and fourth photos, it appears as though the new LED bulb projects...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-16-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,755
Posted By apollner
So I've taken to using the trip odometer to get a...

So I've taken to using the trip odometer to get a real sense of how many miles I use vs looking at the dynamic value that updates based on current driving conditions. What I have found is that in...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,169
Posted By apollner
Well, here's proof that it's possible :). Now...

Well, here's proof that it's possible :). Now it's just a matter of them loading up the right software that shows the Office option.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-01-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,755
Posted By apollner
Yes, it can be tricky to make the precise...

Yes, it can be tricky to make the precise measurement if it leaves you without current to get home! I'll work on this over the upcoming weeks by using he trip odometer after a fill-up. I don't drive...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-30-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,755
Posted By apollner
BMW i3 at 1000 miles

How quickly 1000 miles have accumulated on my i3! It seems like only yesterday that I drove away from the BMW center with my wife and newborn!
1000 miles is a good round number and a good time to...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-28-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,169
Posted By apollner
My service manager is looking into software...

My service manager is looking into software updates. We already went through the technical documentation and our cars with Professional Navigation should have everything required. Hopefully a...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-12-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By apollner
Here's what I just came across reading through...

Here's what I just came across reading through the technical documentation posted at: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=787263

As a result of the combination of the carbon fiber...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-11-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,169
Posted By apollner
BMW Office (iDrive email & text) for i3?

I've seen some BMW videos showing how iDrive can display email and sms from the iPhone and (and other phones) but can't, for the life of me, figure out how to get this configured! They even show how...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-09-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,815
Posted By apollner
I'm quickly approaching 1000 miles so I'll soon...

I'm quickly approaching 1000 miles so I'll soon post a review of how life has been with the i3!
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-26-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,073
Posted By apollner
I didn't buy my i3 to be "green" or to drive any...

I didn't buy my i3 to be "green" or to drive any more responsibly than I already do. I don't have any "issue" with petrol cars as I've owned many great ones over the years. I don't plan on having to...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-26-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,815
Posted By apollner
I come across many posts about the polarizing...

I come across many posts about the polarizing looks of the i3. It's to the point that when I'm parked and people come up and ask me about the car, I often say that not everybody seems to like the...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,815
Posted By apollner
Yes, we have the Nuna Pipa and it fits fine! As a...

Yes, we have the Nuna Pipa and it fits fine! As a matter of fact, the baby was with us when we took delivery of the car in May. I don't know about other seats but I would expect most would fit if you...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-15-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By apollner
From a Giga owner

Good questions!

Here's my take:
1. Giga vs Tera
I had a car on order configured as a Tera. Then the lease pull-ahead program was announced so I need to act quickly and see what was available....
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-12-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,073
Posted By apollner
I traded in my 2012 X6 x35i with Individual...

I traded in my 2012 X6 x35i with Individual Package and BMW Performance wheels for an i3 BEV. It was a gorgeous car and had served me well. However, I haven't looked back since the changeover. That...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By apollner
Did you your dealer enable Road Side Assistance...

Did you your dealer enable Road Side Assistance and did you press the button in the car to talk to a representative and confirm you are set up? Once this is done, you should be able to use i Remote...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-18-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,815
Posted By apollner
Since I leased the car, I did not get the full...

Since I leased the car, I did not get the full $7500 rebate. BMW only allocates $4,875. If you buy it you should get the full $7500 Federal rebate, plus any state credits, if applicable, on top of...
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