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by CharonPDX
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: The spam here is insane!
Replies: 12
Views: 373

Re: The spam here is insane!

They seem to have struck again! @admin, sick balls!
by CharonPDX
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Suggestions for BMW
Topic: License SuperCharger
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: License SuperCharger

SuperCharger costs 28 cents per Kilowatt-hour, then 50 cents to a dollar *PER MINUTE* you keep using the spot after your charge is done. CCS chargers (near me anyway, according to PlugShare) cost from $7 flat charge (to charge up a 40 kWh battery to 80% on SuperCharger is $9.00) to $5/hour (80% of a...
by CharonPDX
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: Rex Range seems unusually high
Replies: 10
Views: 2222

Re: Rex Range seems unusually high

REx is purely adding energy to the battery pack, the little gas engine is no more or less efficient based on your driving style, unlike basically every other hybrid and plug-in hybrid. Your efficiency "city" versus "highway" is based on the electric motor. As far as the car is concerned, the REx is ...
by CharonPDX
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Can't code key fob trunk button to open frunk?
Replies: 0
Views: 559

Can't code key fob trunk button to open frunk?

I've used BimmerCode to change button 4 to do preconditioning, but no matter what setting I pick for button 3, it only ever opens the rear hatch. What am I doing wrong? I have set RC_DEFAULT_IDG_3RD_BUTTON_SHORT _MID and _LONG to Wert_05. I've tried setting every combination of those three options t...
by CharonPDX
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Anyone disassemble remote to replace button fronts?
Replies: 1
Views: 349

Re: Anyone disassemble remote to replace button fronts?

Update: I found a leather key fob cover from "generic Chinese eBay seller #345" (not their real name) that covers the buttons, and has the symbols I want printed on the cover. I'll just go for that. Only $25 shipped.
by CharonPDX
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Anyone disassemble remote to replace button fronts?
Replies: 1
Views: 349

Anyone disassemble remote to replace button fronts?

I have used BimmerCode to change the keyfob button uses, notably to change the trunk release to open the front trunk instead. But, I'd like to avoid confusing my wife too much, so would like to replace the keyfob with a 2014-style keyfob that shows the front trunk opening. But, of course, you can't ...
by CharonPDX
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Fan only in Eco Pro mode
Replies: 4
Views: 1048

Re: Fan only in Eco Pro mode

I would think the only way to do it is to turn off AC and set the temperature low. With AC off, it won't actively cool the air, and with the temperature set low, it won't try to heat the air.
by CharonPDX
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: 2015 i3 REX in Tucson
Replies: 7
Views: 920

Re: 2015 i3 REX in Tucson

If your commute is only 20 miles and you have other cars, it might be a good idea to get an i3 that is a BEV (electric only). They are slightly more reliable, less costly, noticeably quicker off the line, and they weigh less. There is no need for a Rex for such short trips. I have had both, but req...
by CharonPDX
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Switching Charging Current
Replies: 5
Views: 650

Re: Switching Charging Current

If it's charging, it's using the voltage you're supplying. Note that at least in the US, there are two different ways to wire up 240V. One way is to have a full 240V over a single wire (with a return wire coming back.) The other major method is where there are two separate 120V feeds on two separate...
by CharonPDX
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: Any mods
Replies: 10
Views: 2302

Re: Any mods

Quidzel is the 'default' traffic jam assist retrofit: https://quidzel.com You'll need to remove one screw to gain access to the back of the right-side steering wheel buttons, unplug one cable to plug the module in between the cable and the receptacle, then run coding on the car using E-sys and an OD...

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