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Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-09-2020, 01:24 AM
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Posted By acoste
Rented a diesel G20 in Europe this time. No EV...

Rented a diesel G20 in Europe this time. No EV can compete with that in terms of road tripping. Did 500 miles on one tank, driving between 80 and 130mph.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-30-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
Toyota haven't reported their earnings yet.

Toyota haven't reported their earnings yet.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By acoste
If you have the software, follow ugnius8802's...

If you have the software, follow ugnius8802's recommendation, check if DME and CAS are synched.

If you don't have the software then check if the starter has power and if it receives the start...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-28-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
I have a bizarre obsession with this hybrid:...

I have a bizarre obsession with this hybrid: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porsche_918_Spyder
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By acoste
could be the ivm "integrated supply...

could be the ivm "integrated supply module"
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-25-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By acoste
BMW iX3 spotted

Time to create a subforum for it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiNvJvelwGg
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-21-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
I thought this is a newer car otherwise it would...

I thought this is a newer car otherwise it would have already fallen off.

The guy didn't say the production date. It has a March sticker. Bulletin says only June 2018 is affected....
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-20-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
Wow, this is still happening ...

Wow, this is still happening


https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=879281&stc=1&d=1579588261
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-19-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
You forgot to tell how amazing FSD is. I will...

You forgot to tell how amazing FSD is. I will believe every single word you say I promise. https://twitter.com/AlanZavari/status/1218254336477712384
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-19-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
Check out his original thread. The story doesn't...

Check out his original thread. The story doesn't add up.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-19-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
We got another Elon believer here. Signed up to...

We got another Elon believer here. Signed up to praise Tesla. Just like your friend with the nonexistent lemon 530e. Could be the same person.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-19-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By acoste
There is no regeneration under moderate to severe...

There is no regeneration under moderate to severe braking.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-18-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By acoste
The story is a bit blurry on technical level as...

The story is a bit blurry on technical level as well. "doesn't drive smoothly" would suggest it doesn't drive smoothly in situations other than braking. Yet technicians are suspicious of brakes and...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-18-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By acoste
This is not a hybrid but a PHEV, it doesn't have...

This is not a hybrid but a PHEV, it doesn't have an alternator. The electric motor is integrated in the transmission.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-17-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By acoste
Not sure what's wrong with your car but the...

Not sure what's wrong with your car but the service looks pretty incompetent. The hybrid tranny comes from ZF. https://www.zf.com/products/en/cars/products_34949.html

Does it vibrate only when...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,039
Posted By acoste
I would connect INPA or ISTA and check the engine...

I would connect INPA or ISTA and check the engine smoothness "Laufunruhewerte". There you will see if the issue affects all cylinders evenly or there is an outlier.

// Not sure if it applies here...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,039
Posted By acoste
I did this on my E60 at ~90k mi but looks like...

I did this on my E60 at ~90k mi but looks like there is more stuff to do on the X5.
...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-09-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
Click on your original link. This is what I see...

Click on your original link. This is what I see there.

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=878135&stc=1&d=1578602875

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Then you share a list which is from 2019...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-09-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
Zoe: 9431 i3: 9382 (265 REX) TM3: 9013 ...

Zoe: 9431
i3: 9382 (265 REX)
TM3: 9013
Smart: 7649
eGolf: 6898
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-09-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
BMW i3 outsold Model 3 in 2019 in Germany.

BMW i3 outsold Model 3 in 2019 in Germany.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-09-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
Funny you say that bc the article and list you...

Funny you say that bc the article and list you linked is dated as Feb 20, 2019.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-09-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
Sensor suite for autonomy suggests full...

Sensor suite for autonomy suggests full redundancy, similar to MobilEye. both vision and radar/lidars can capture 3D environment. Except that instead of using stereo cameras, they are using time of...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-08-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
"Sony says it worked with Bosch, Continental,...

"Sony says it worked with Bosch, Continental, Genetex, Nvidia, and Magna"

Magna manufactures complete vehicles: BMW Z4, 5 series, Toyota Supra, Jaguar E-Pace, I-Pace, Mercedes G-Class.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-08-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
Yep. I have a lot more trust in a Sony car even...

Yep. I have a lot more trust in a Sony car even if they have never made a vehicle.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-05-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 182,691
Posted By acoste
I think we need to redefine what range means....

I think we need to redefine what range means. Tesla optimizes their cars for EPA test and the cars can barely reach those numbers on the highway where range really matters. Porsche Taycan can easily...
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