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by ad78
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: i3 Recall
Replies: 24
Views: 9874

Re: i3 Recall

there's another news that i3 18 may be the last one..
by ad78
Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: New recall for "marginal front crash result"?
Replies: 29
Views: 15085

Re: New recall for "marginal front crash result"?

Are you guys saying we can return the vehicle even the lease is not yet ended? Basically we just got the i3 last june 2017.
by ad78
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Step up transformer 5000W
Replies: 20
Views: 8481

Re: Step up transformer 5000W

gt1 wrote:My point was that you were over your head with this project. Dealing with a multi KW circuit is not the best way to learn.
Why bother posting when you cannot even put a simple technical input here?
by ad78
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Step up transformer 5000W
Replies: 20
Views: 8481

Re: Step up transformer 5000W

I have a separate EVSE.. i dint plan to use the 120v on the transformer. Like i said, my EVSE is 240v 16A @ 3.84kw (3800W) The transformer im going to buy is step up 240v @ 5kw (5000W) My garage plug is 120v 20A I hate when people respond with "call a pro" on a technical question, but this is just ...
by ad78
Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: High beam and Dome light mod - pics included
Replies: 22
Views: 19869

Re: High beam and Dome light mod - pics included

They are pain in the neck seriously! it took me a while on the back and i broke 1 clip. but ggood thing is as long as the ridges are intact they will locked together when you put them back. patience and dont worry about the cover, the clips are very challenging. start in the corner and use 2 pry too...
by ad78
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Step up transformer 5000W
Replies: 20
Views: 8481

Re: Step up transformer 5000W

another consideration is the Quick 220. downside is you plug in into two different socket.
by ad78
Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: REx in full throttle!
Replies: 4
Views: 5708

Re: REx in full throttle!

Hmmm...It's highly unlikely your battery's "empty", i.e., at zero. It goes into limp mode around 5% and is not supposed to fall any lower than 4%. If it does, the car will stop and cannot be restarted. Click the button at the end of your turn signal stalk until the display shows the battery state o...
by ad78
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Step up transformer 5000W
Replies: 20
Views: 8481

Re: Step up transformer 5000W

But the EVSE is rated only @ 16A 240v from there my circuit breaker is sufficient at 20A
by ad78
Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Step up transformer 5000W
Replies: 20
Views: 8481

Re: Step up transformer 5000W

I have a separate EVSE.. i dint plan to use the 120v on the transformer.

Like i said, my EVSE is 240v 16A @ 3.84kw (3800W)

The transformer im going to buy is step up 240v @ 5kw (5000W)

My garage plug is 120v 20A
by ad78
Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Step up transformer 5000W
Replies: 20
Views: 8481

Re: Step up transformer 5000W

Isnt that the EVSE sends the signal in the car? If so, the one i have is 240v rated @ 16A, 3.84kW

Now the transformer rated @ 240v 5kW can handle the EVSE needs.. this will lessen my time vs level 1 cable that came with bmw

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