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by busaman
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Help: supplier for electrical machine electronics in i3
Replies: 18
Views: 17982

Re: Help: supplier for electrical machine electronics in i3

im looking at the 2 large processors on the boad (infienon) but cant make them out what are the part numbers they look like tricore but i cant save and open to zoom in....
by busaman
Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: i3 Replacement Remote
Replies: 22
Views: 22998

Re: i3 Replacement Remote

Smar, thank you for this very helpful advice. I haven't even taken possession of my 2014 REX but I was told it only had one key. I ordered one from eBay for $79 instead of $250 from the dealer. They quoted another $125 to program. So it gives me great hope I can do it myself. Thanks again for this ...
by busaman
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: Getting unhappy with fuel cover
Replies: 22
Views: 18062

Re: Getting unhappy with fuel cover

Just a FYI...unlike most cars, the i3 pressurizes its fuel tank. This means. . . Our Prius are notorious for throwing a code if the fuel tank cap is not on or leaking. I never had that problem but over in PriusChat we can find others who suffered the problem. The rumor is CARB required a pressurize...
by busaman
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: Getting unhappy with fuel cover
Replies: 22
Views: 18062

Re: Getting unhappy with fuel cover

Just a FYI...unlike most cars, the i3 pressurizes its fuel tank. This means that before you can open the filler, it must depressurize to be safe. That includes some sensors and a vent, which, if not all working properly, will not send the signal to the latch so you can open the thing. What really n...
by busaman
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: Getting unhappy with fuel cover
Replies: 22
Views: 18062

Re: Getting unhappy with fuel cover

Hi, It has become a permanent situation: park by pump; push flap button; test flap which does not open; open trunk; pull weasel manual release, and; refuel. I am seriously thinking about defeating the 'lock' so it might work like the flap over the plug-in socket. Any recent work in this area? Bob W...
by busaman
Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Private For Sale, Want To Buy
Topic: FOR SALE UK i3 REX
Replies: 13
Views: 24687

Re: FOR SALE UK i3 REX

if i had the space i would hve kept my i3 i loved it as a local runarround and sometimes regret selling it.. there was only 1 reason i sold it a 2 gallon fuel tank for the rex...
by busaman
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Private For Sale, Want To Buy
Topic: FOR SALE UK i3 REX
Replies: 13
Views: 24687

Re: FOR SALE UK i3 REX

there are plenty on autotrader some with only 9k miles
by busaman
Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Private For Sale, Want To Buy
Topic: FOR SALE UK i3 REX
Replies: 13
Views: 24687

Re: FOR SALE UK i3 REX

i traded mine in for a model s and got £16500 with 15k miles on it much the same spec as yours there are lots going for arround £12k so i would not expect you to get any more than £15 with those miles on it unless you trading it in against an new i3.
by busaman
Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: i3 Rear Tire not available until 2/15 (4 weeks!)
Replies: 7
Views: 3935

Re: i3 Rear Tire not available until 2/15 (4 weeks!)

if there is anyone in th UK want a rear i have one repaired in very good condittion and 6mm tread here for sale only £40 plus post

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