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by ecoangel
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Insulation problem i3
Replies: 10
Views: 3054

Re: Insulation problem i3

Potential screw on battery and EME checked? It has to have clean contact and right torque. Do it with HV system off!
by ecoangel
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: DriveTrain Error and loss of power whilst over taking
Replies: 17
Views: 11244

Re: DriveTrain Error and loss of power whilst over taking

Pack swap is possible, has been done on BEVs in Norway and Germany 60 to 94Ah
by ecoangel
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Rear wiper delete
Replies: 12
Views: 7852

Re: Rear wiper delete

Now we just need single front wiper to make more like it's lightweight design grand-father the A2 !

Fewer wipers to replace.
by ecoangel
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Battery Upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 11967

Re: Battery Upgrade

Different LIM, Charger KLE, cables and for REX different EME.

But the 94Ah pack will fit. Needs new bolts and aircon gas refill (EU has 1234yf not R134a).
by ecoangel
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: squeaky suspension
Replies: 6
Views: 5253

Re: squeaky suspension

have a look at thread about anti roll / sway bar, subframe bolt torque and lubrication.
by ecoangel
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Timber dash starting to degrade and finish is cracking.
Replies: 8
Views: 4474

Re: Timber dash starting to degrade and finish is cracking.

"The application of Teak Oil or Tung Oil will also slow down the greying effect caused by ultra violet rays. Teak and eucalyptus can be effectively cleaned using a typical kitchen cleaning sponge and soapy water (nothing astringent) and then wiped over with teak oil. The use of varnish or any type o...
by ecoangel
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Clunking noise when going over bumps
Replies: 21
Views: 13305

Re: Clunking noise when going over bumps

Check the top strut mounts and get an alignment check. Also anti roll bar bushes where mounted to front of the car not just the drop links.
by ecoangel
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Winter Tires - CAUTION: DON'T MAKE THIS MISTAKE
Replies: 29
Views: 34901

Re: Winter Tires - CAUTION: DON'T MAKE THIS MISTAKE

155/70 r19 v 175/55r20 just 0.1% in it

v 175/60R19: 1% so at worst around 0.6 mph at 60 mph

Well within tolerances for ABS, TPS and Traction Ctrl.

See Tacoma Tire Calculator
by ecoangel
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Range
Replies: 9
Views: 4261

Re: Range

Battery degrades around 3% per year whether you use it or not. More if you do deep discharges everyday. Get car with CCS and Heat Pump & heated seats as a minium on a 60Ah BEV. EcoPro+ turns off pretty much everything even seat heaters unless re-coded. It is very easy to steam up the windscreen in t...
by ecoangel
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Wider 2018 Sport tires
Replies: 25
Views: 18726

Re: Wider 2018 Sport tires

There are higher Load ratings on 155 through 175 tyres now in 19" and or rear 20" of older i3. But 155/20" still 80.

Load index
80 155/20 450kg
84 155/19 500kg
85 175/20 515kg
86 175/19 530kg
88 155/19 560kg
89 175/20 580kg

Speed ratings also now available in T (118mph) not just Q (100mph)

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