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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By bredi
needs better suspension or "sport suspension"...

needs better suspension or "sport suspension" option.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-07-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By bredi
That is interesting. How do you mean "easy...

That is interesting. How do you mean "easy swap"?
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-05-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By bredi
Well. I have driven it many times. And I did feel...

Well. I have driven it many times. And I did feel much more roll, chirping of tires and the DSC kicked in often. This was going around turns at marked speeds. Not driving it like an M3. There is a...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-03-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By bredi
yes. many times.

yes. many times.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-02-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,181
Posted By bredi
Tesla is in a class of its own. The reliability...

Tesla is in a class of its own. The reliability issues don't seem to be part of the driving dynamics, drivetrain, engine, transmission etc.
Mostly inconveniences... rather then car failures.

I'd...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-02-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,714
Posted By bredi
Anyone I try to turn the i3 on to, says the same...

Anyone I try to turn the i3 on to, says the same thing. Nice, I like it, its fun, a bit small, but its overpriced.

Eco materials or not, the impression is lasting.

Start it at 36k. Then you...
Forum: General BMW 09-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,046
Posted By bredi
It looks big because the guy in the far back has...

It looks big because the guy in the far back has his arm out like he is opening the door! Ha!

I like it, the 3-series keeps getting bigger, about the size of an older 5 series now! But saw its...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By bredi
F30 eDrive rumors

Any more news or rumors about the 3 series e-drive?
2017 seems far away for this. Seeing photos like this usually is a car closer to production.

The photos of the mule are very revealing for a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-25-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,500
Posted By bredi
That is a GREAT description of why I love driving...

That is a GREAT description of why I love driving a BMW!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-17-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By bredi
isn't there an ongoing event in LA right now?

isn't there an ongoing event in LA right now?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-13-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By bredi
I have been told that the X1 and (of course) the...

I have been told that the X1 and (of course) the 3 series is the best selling car off the BMW lots.

I see them everywhere in Northern CA. We considered one, if there was an X1d, we'd have one. ...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-09-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,738
Posted By bredi
humpf. hates hybrids but likes the potential of...

humpf.
hates hybrids but likes the potential of sport hybrids?

I hate driving minvans, but love driving sports cars.
duh.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-07-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By bredi
x3d disappointing - underpowered - still good

I'm hooked on the low-end torque of diesels and electrics. I have been waiting for an x3d for some time. I test drove the x3d and felt it was really, really underpowered. I was disappointed.

The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-07-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,454
Posted By bredi
I had a x1 xdrive and x3 back to back as a loaner...

I had a x1 xdrive and x3 back to back as a loaner for my 335d. I miss being in a sedan while in the X3. With the X1, I was shocked at how much it drove like a sedan, just higher up. Really...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-07-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,780
Posted By bredi
I get frustrated with the BMW Navigation. Hard to...

I get frustrated with the BMW Navigation. Hard to search, slow... inaccurate... slow! and costs to update it. But I'm glad I have it for the integration with the car.

I hate ordering it knowing...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-07-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By bredi
exactly. and with no new 335d, it limits the...

exactly. and with no new 335d, it limits the diesels to underpowered bmws.

Bring the x1d. then put the 535d engine in the x3d!
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-06-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By bredi
x1d?

Anyone know if BMW plans to bring an X1d to the US?
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-05-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By bredi
I have been told you get better range with hills...

I have been told you get better range with hills and braking. Rather than straight freeway miles.

I saw this while on a test drive. The range dropped on the freeway, then when doing stop and go...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-02-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By bredi
The fact the Tesla can even compete with a car...

The fact the Tesla can even compete with a car like the i8 is unbelievably impressive. Its a much bigger car! Its a 4-door sedan that seats 7 and has as much trunks space as an SUV.
Yes. I'll take...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-01-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,912
Posted By bredi
Outstanding review/post. Thoughts on...

Outstanding review/post.

Thoughts on handling after driving it for 1k miles? Ever not feel safe on freeway or around turns?

thank you for a great post.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-01-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,888
Posted By bredi
Purchased! Bimmerfest supported! great idea,...

Purchased! Bimmerfest supported!

great idea, UI and execution!
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-30-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By bredi
the 19' wheels. I just test drove a 20' wheels....

the 19' wheels.
I just test drove a 20' wheels.

It does handle better with the larger tires. But I still, not at good as a BMW should.

They have the skinny tires for range. But I'd rather have...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-28-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By bredi
So what was the point of the Active-E? Wasn't it...

So what was the point of the Active-E? Wasn't it to experiment?

Its unfortunate your dealing with this. I too wanted to support the new technology. Ironically, its the mechanical suspension and...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-27-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,973
Posted By bredi
the handling in the i3 is my concern. Big winds,...

the handling in the i3 is my concern. Big winds, big trucks, small tires and going around turns.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-24-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By bredi
i3 DSC Light going on?

I test drove the i3 again. I took a few banks at the 35 and 45 posted mph, along with a slow down around a turn. Each time DSC lights engaged. I even went back to do it again, and the DSC engaged...
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