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by SSi3
Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: My i3 caught on fire!
Replies: 10
Views: 1818

Re: My i3 caught on fire!

The incident occurred on Dec 15, 2020. Of course because of the holidays and covid, everything moved slowly. Investigation was late January. In the meantime, bmw put me in a beautiful brand new x5 rental. It was a gas guzzler because of the turbo but awesome in the snow and this year we had more th...
by SSi3
Fri May 21, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: BMW i3 DC Preparation
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Re: BMW i3 DC Preparation

The DC Fast Charging option (4U7) was optional in the US only for 2014, it became standard in 2015.

In Canada the 4U7 was optional from 2014 to 2016.
by SSi3
Wed Apr 28, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: New i3s (with pics) now what winter wheels/tires?
Replies: 44
Views: 22609

Re: New i3s (with pics) now what winter wheels/tires?

Could anyone clarify this statement about winter snow tire packages "[Option #2]: ~$1.5k from Tiretrack mounted and shipped: RIAL X10-I wheels (19x5 Finish: Black Painted Offset: 43mm, TPMS Kit) and BRIDGESTONE BLIZZAK LM-500 tires. But you'll also need a 10mm spacer in the front and a 15mm spacer ...
by SSi3
Thu Apr 15, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: Picking up my 2020 i3S REX today
Replies: 8
Views: 925

Re: Picking up my 2020 i3S REX today

Glad to hear you made it home ok! I agree with jadnashuanh, the Nokians are probably your best choice for lots of snow duty. The Blizzaks are good but seem a little more geared towards ice/cold wet pavement. Ok, I'm going with the Finnish tires. I was unable to find them online (for Canadian custom...
by SSi3
Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:56 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: Picking up my 2020 i3S REX today
Replies: 8
Views: 925

Re: Picking up my 2020 i3S REX today

Glad to hear you made it home ok!

I agree with jadnashuanh, the Nokians are probably your best choice for lots of snow duty. The Blizzaks are good but seem a little more geared towards ice/cold wet pavement.
by SSi3
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:53 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: Picking up my 2020 i3S REX today
Replies: 8
Views: 925

Re: Picking up my 2020 i3S REX today

Welcome fellow Canadian i3s owner!! I have some answers, but not all: 1. shrug 2. if you're on FB, there's a 'BMW i3 Owners - Canada' group that sometimes has winters for sale 3. yes, but i don't use any so can't help here 4. insideevs.com / fully charged on youtube / electrek.com to name a few 5. a...
by SSi3
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Air Conditioning for Pets
Replies: 6
Views: 873

Re: Air Conditioning for Pets

about 30 min
by SSi3
Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Air Conditioning for Pets
Replies: 6
Views: 873

Re: Air Conditioning for Pets

yes, there's an Activate climate control box on the goodbye screen:
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If its not there then you need to go into the climate settings menu and turn it on so that it will display on the goodbye screen.
by SSi3
Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: i3 Winter tires for sale - Ontario, Canada only
Replies: 2
Views: 526

Re: i3 Winter tires for sale - Ontario, Canada only

Which wheels?

Try these two FB groups, might get more bites:
SW Ontario BMW i3 Owners Group
BMW i3 Greater Toronto Area

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