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by umptysquat
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Heated seats, OMG!
Replies: 10
Views: 1829

Re: Heated seats, OMG!

I too found them intolerable even on the lowest setting. I lowered each of the 3 setting to their mins in Bimmercode and it's A LOT better. useable even...
by umptysquat
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: iPhone mirroring
Replies: 5
Views: 827

Re: iPhone mirroring

I unfortunately don't hacce CarPlay in my i3 but from what I recall from using it in rental vehicles, CarPlay limits the apps that are compatible. I think that's an automatic thing that you really don't have control over as they must be optimized for use in the vehicle. https://www.imore.com/how-rea...
by umptysquat
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Upgrade to LED dome light and lighted visors?
Replies: 11
Views: 1795

Re: Upgrade to LED dome light and lighted visors?

LOL...opposite coast actually! NC to be exact. I see there are clips. I have the tool and 'feel around' for the clips, but there's nothing I can get to press and release to free up the end near the windshield. I'm sure I'm close to breaking it. I think I'm going to post something on the FB group abo...
by umptysquat
Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Upgrade to LED dome light and lighted visors?
Replies: 11
Views: 1795

Re: Upgrade to LED dome light and lighted visors?

I'm in the same boat here. Need to pop my dome light out but I stopped b/c I can't seem to find the elusive 2 front clips... This may be a mortal sin, so please forgive me for posting to 'another' site... https://bmwi.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1509888 Those pics don't help me at all. I ...
by umptysquat
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Fuel additives for REX
Replies: 10
Views: 959

Re: Fuel additives for REX

I was actually noodling this at work today and had an idea that should work like a charm. I went to Walmart and purchased 2 Gumout fuel injector cleaner bottles. 1 was for my wife's gasser and I saved the empty bottle. It's a really small bottle. I took the 2nd bottle and measured 0.5 oz into the no...
by umptysquat
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Fuel additives for REX
Replies: 10
Views: 959

Re: Fuel additives for REX

It cannot hurt if you mix it appropriately. With the relatively small tank you only add a small amount.
by umptysquat
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: CarPlay and new iPhones
Replies: 7
Views: 1202

Re: CarPlay and new iPhones

Sorry for the possibly ignorant post but I'm a new owner of a used '17 i3.
No CarPlay option for me even with subscription?
I found the BimmerTech option but whoa!!!
https://www.bimmer-tech.net/shop/bmw-i3 ... activation
Someone please tell me there's another way!
by umptysquat
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: thinking of purchase 2017 i3 w/REX, PARKING ASSISTANCE & TECHNOLOGY PACKAGE
Replies: 12
Views: 1213

Re: thinking of purchase 2017 i3 w/REX, PARKING ASSISTANCE & TECHNOLOGY PACKAGE

MKH wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:43 am
Custom front and back for the i3. Made in USA by Broadfeet Motorsports.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Broadfeet-Floo ... Yimm1zHYlw
Thanks for the idea and link!
by umptysquat
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Windows slightly opening when opening/closing door...
Replies: 12
Views: 1636

Re: Windows slightly opening when opening/closing door...

Thanks all. Learned my lesson about full disclosure in the original post. Tried to keep it brief but caused confusion.

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