Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.47 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: jadnashuanh
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Today, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By jadnashuanh
Maybe I misspoke...the oil separator goes into...

Maybe I misspoke...the oil separator goes into the crank case ventilation system. The combination of high boost pressures and weaker seals on the cylinders to reduce friction mean under heavy loads,...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-22-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By jadnashuanh
BMW chose to use oil temp verses coolant temp...

BMW chose to use oil temp verses coolant temp because it responds much quicker to the load conditions than the coolant. Because it is closer to the piston and the combustion process, it gets hotter...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-22-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By jadnashuanh
On a recent MotorWeek TV show, Pat Goss indicated...

On a recent MotorWeek TV show, Pat Goss indicated he thinks that much of the carbon/coking of the cylinder head is the result of excess oil from the crank case ventilation system. His suggestion is...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-19-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By jadnashuanh
Their costs for warranty per vehicle is one of...

Their costs for warranty per vehicle is one of the highest in the industry (3-4x higher); CARB is changing the formula for selling credits, which will cut that revenue stream; personally, while...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 07-16-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By jadnashuanh
They're lab testing that next generation with...

They're lab testing that next generation with double the original battery capacity, but it takes time to go from the lab to the factory floor, especially if you want reliability with no surprises. ...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 07-13-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By jadnashuanh
Out the door, the 2016 REx can use 1.9g of the...

Out the door, the 2016 REx can use 1.9g of the larger tank to keep the desired classification from CAFE. Because of the larger battery capacity on the 2017 (it's optional), and the CAFE rule that...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 07-13-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By jadnashuanh
If they continue through the end of the year at...

If they continue through the end of the year at about the same level, they'll surpass the 200,000 limit on the EV tax credit. Not counting the funds they're receiving for selling EV credits and the...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-12-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,632
Posted By jadnashuanh
Part of the issue is that many, many vehicles...

Part of the issue is that many, many vehicles have much less than ideal headlights, so comparing one to another doesn't say what it could or should be! Lots of things affect how well they work:...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 07-11-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By jadnashuanh
SPec sheet says AC charging, so it probably does...

SPec sheet says AC charging, so it probably does not have CCS capability as if it did, they'd likely say. I don't have one, so I can't look easily. While the car is not inexpensive, given the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-09-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By jadnashuanh
I've found that if the motor doesn't engage to...

I've found that if the motor doesn't engage to complete the latching of the hatch, that if I press the associated opening button, it activates the motor to complete the closing.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-08-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By jadnashuanh
Mine does not have those options. But, I'd check...

Mine does not have those options. But, I'd check the fuses first since it's cheap and easy.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 07-07-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By jadnashuanh
BMW showed a prototype that used cameras instead...

BMW showed a prototype that used cameras instead of mirrors...just that, a prototype as far as I can tell. US DOT rules change VERY slowly.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 07-04-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By jadnashuanh
The various modes do a couple of things: adjust...

The various modes do a couple of things: adjust whether you stay in battery mode, or have the gasoline engine engage if you then punch it, or just leave the gasoline engine both on at the same time....
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 07-04-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By jadnashuanh
The MPG is based on using some of the electrical...

The MPG is based on using some of the electrical power, then some of the gasoline...if you've essentially discharged the batteries by hot rodding or track use, it will be nearly entirely on the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-03-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By jadnashuanh
IF I remember, it's a setting in the idrive menu.

IF I remember, it's a setting in the idrive menu.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By jadnashuanh
You could plug your VIN into one of the decoders,...

You could plug your VIN into one of the decoders, and see if that option exists on your car. You could pull the fuse on the stereo and see if the car 'sounds' different. You could search your...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By jadnashuanh
As far as I've found, the GT series, at least the...

As far as I've found, the GT series, at least the non-M versions, do not have artificial engine sounds pumped into the vehicle. Not sure about the M-models
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By jadnashuanh
SOme treasure looks, some treasure...

SOme treasure looks, some treasure functionality...your money, your choice. Just make sure the lights are aimed properly and function according to local laws, and if it floats your boat, why not! ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-26-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By jadnashuanh
Maybe one (or both) of the gas struts has failed....

Maybe one (or both) of the gas struts has failed. Without their assist, the hatch is fairly heavy. They're not all that hard to replace, though, if needed. If you can lift it, but it won't stay,...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 06-26-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By jadnashuanh
Some people get enjoyment out of eking out the...

Some people get enjoyment out of eking out the maximum range on batteries, some on maximum acceleration. The neat thing about the i8 is if your mood changes, you can have multiple personalities in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-22-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By jadnashuanh
I was a bit apprehensive about doing it. You'll...

I was a bit apprehensive about doing it. You'll need or at least want a second person around. The clips aren't all that hard to release, but, if you break one, it's buy a new bumper cover time!
...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-22-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By jadnashuanh
One thing to keep in mind re things electrical on...

One thing to keep in mind re things electrical on the GT...while you could change out the headlight switch to one with fog lights, the switch itself is only sending a signal to the computer, and that...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-22-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By jadnashuanh
Humm, I usually get more than that in the dead of...

Humm, I usually get more than that in the dead of winter with winter tires on! In the summer, I've seen more than 30mpg many times, and my 2011 does not have an ecopro mode! Now, it does depend on...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 06-20-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By jadnashuanh
The 2017 MY will have a larger battery, the...

The 2017 MY will have a larger battery, the official EPA range will likely be around 114-miles. So, yes, if you have access to an EVSE (and are going to be in one place for about 4-5 hours), or a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-15-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By jadnashuanh
It's been awhile, but I think the mirror control...

It's been awhile, but I think the mirror control switch, at least on mine, is three position...in the center, neither mirror will depress when going into revers, but pushed to either side, the side...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms