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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-13-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,994
Posted By richschneid
I have had the HUD since I got my 650i in October...

I have had the HUD since I got my 650i in October of 2005. The HUD works perfectly fine if you invest in a pair of non polarized sunglasses. I wear mine all the time, even when not driving. But,...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-02-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By richschneid
I think that would be copyright infringement. ...

I think that would be copyright infringement. Besides, I don't know how to post a scan. Can you tell me how to post a scan or a picture?

Should be on the newsstands soon, or their website.
...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-02-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By richschneid
i8 Road Test in July, 2014 Road and Track

Just got the July, 2014 issue of Road and Track in the mail today. On page 76 is a Road Test of the i8. To say that they loved it would be a minor understatement. Glad I got my order in. My...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-01-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,071
Posted By richschneid
Understandable, but I like watching being...

Understandable, but I like watching being outside. I think watching from inside an enclosed space changes the entire experience.

Pittsburgh in the winter is a lot warmer than Green Bay.

We...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-01-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,071
Posted By richschneid
I think the topic is the legalization of gambling...

I think the topic is the legalization of gambling and its effect on the problem of gambling addiction. I think that the topic of legalization of gambling is a legitimate political topic.

I think...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-31-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,071
Posted By richschneid
I am joking about football. But you are correct....

I am joking about football. But you are correct. I can fully afford to go to all the football games I want to go to including the Super Bowl. I did go in 2008 with my stepson. My wife had to...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-31-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,071
Posted By richschneid
One in September and one in October. I also plan...

One in September and one in October. I also plan on getting tickets for the home opener in early September.

BTW, we use ski clothing to go to December games in Pittsburgh, including hand and...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-31-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,071
Posted By richschneid
Your screen name suggests that you are a mental...

Your screen name suggests that you are a mental healthcare professional. If so, then you know that certain people have the pleasure centers in their brains stimulated by the act of gambling. The...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 04-26-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,022
Posted By richschneid
$135,700 is a little pricey. So, I'm glad to...

$135,700 is a little pricey. So, I'm glad to hear that it will be "fully optioned" at that price and I won't have to pay more for the options that I consider to be necessary for me. These include...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 04-25-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,022
Posted By richschneid
I don't think they are taking orders here yet. ...

I don't think they are taking orders here yet. My dealer told me that I am number 6 on his wait list. Considering the number of i8s he has been promised each year, that puts me first on the list...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 04-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By richschneid
Yeah, so I guess for people like me who need to...

Yeah, so I guess for people like me who need to drive to other cities that are more than 300 miles away it's a choice of either an i8 or a gas guzzler. :rofl:

But the i3 sounds great for tooling...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-04-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,022
Posted By richschneid
Mine told me that he wouldn't want a deposit...

Mine told me that he wouldn't want a deposit until he was able to order my car. He said that would be approximately two months before estimated delivery. Since I am sixth on his list that wouldn't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By richschneid
I tried it for the first time last year on the...

I tried it for the first time last year on the Long Island Expressway in stop and go traffic. It works just as well as you describe. However, for me it turned off if the car came to a complete stop...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-12-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By richschneid
When I get a loner BMW that does not have a Nav...

When I get a loner BMW that does not have a Nav system there is a compass on the rearview mirror. If my wife is in the car, she always comments on how much she hates the compass on the mirror. My...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By richschneid
If your wheels begin to spin on the snow with the...

If your wheels begin to spin on the snow with the DSC on, the wheels will stop turning and the car will come to a halt. With the DSC off, the DTC (dynamic traction control) comes on and will allow a...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 02-09-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By richschneid
Does this problem occur in any other states, or...

Does this problem occur in any other states, or just in California?
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 01-29-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,144
Posted By richschneid
When I called my dealer a couple of weeks ago to...

When I called my dealer a couple of weeks ago to order an i8 he told me he is going to get only one car in 2014 and four i8s in 2015. He said those five cars were already sold. He put me down as...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 01-26-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By richschneid
I was just stopped at a red light on my street...

I was just stopped at a red light on my street when the person behind me fell asleep and bumped me from behind. Then in a parking lot another person wasn't looking and backed into my left rear...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,961
Posted By richschneid
So, did the operator have an opinion as to which...

So, did the operator have an opinion as to which system was better, the BMW or the Audi?

I think you can find the answer about LR vs BMW in the movie I just saw this afternoon, "Jack Ryan". It...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,961
Posted By richschneid
My son lives in Fairfax and when I offered to buy...

My son lives in Fairfax and when I offered to buy him snow tires he said "What for, it doesn't snow here." :rofl:
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 01-25-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,624
Posted By richschneid
Sorry, I misunderstood. But I do like the idea...

Sorry, I misunderstood. But I do like the idea of having the "jump seat" behind the two front seats in the i8. A person can sit crossways back there in a pinch. Also the 80 pound weight limit you...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 01-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,624
Posted By richschneid
Actually, I was referring to the fact that 8 year...

Actually, I was referring to the fact that 8 year olds are not required to sit in "booster" seats. Maybe I was incorrect, but the laws stipulate that above a certain age children are not required to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,961
Posted By richschneid
I wasn't "being neat-picky", I was just reading...

I wasn't "being neat-picky", I was just reading what you wrote. Maybe the xDrive is in someway controlled by rpm as well as vehicle speed. You make an interesting observation. Perhaps a BMW...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 01-25-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,624
Posted By richschneid
Of course, there has to be two seat belts there,...

Of course, there has to be two seat belts there, that's the law. But I have seen it referred to as a "jump seat", even if that's not its official designation by BMW. But, of course, if your sister...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,961
Posted By richschneid
This is the direct copy and paste of what you...

This is the direct copy and paste of what you actually said:

"I was outside observing my car's wheels, and noticed that after he increased rpm above some 3k, the front wheels just slowed down to a...
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