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by labtebo
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Question on Installing Level 2 Charger @Home
Replies: 39
Views: 4853

Re: Question on Installing Level 2 Charger @Home

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1lU7v0uC6439k57hnp4H4kM-TVAEDxsVv?usp=sharing as what the others have shared: For a nominal charging of 32 A - a 40A max circuit is more than enough. 40A circuit - 40A ckt breaker, 50A ampacity wire (90C #8awg for short runs, #6 for long runs), i recommend add...
by labtebo
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: Coolant Reservoirs on BMW i3 Rex
Replies: 2
Views: 2901

Re: Coolant Reservoirs on BMW i3 Rex

same inquiry here. i could not find a site that specifies what coolant is needed for the rex engine. i went to a bmw dealership and i was provided with 2 different coolant. I would assume the rex engine and the e-drive coolant are the same (blue color). I bought my i3 preowned last dec2020, and was ...
by labtebo
Sat Dec 26, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Bmw i3 spare tire and dealing with nail puncture
Replies: 10
Views: 2539

Re: Bmw i3 spare tire and dealing with nail puncture

thanks. good info for car-part.com;
i'll check this out when i need parts for my old hondas including the i3
by labtebo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Emissions fail in illinois
Replies: 3
Views: 1539

Re: Emissions fail in illinois

This scan tool has been handy for me each time i repair something that involves emission related systems or everytime you reset the CEL. I just drive the car with this tool connected to the OBD port and it will tell me the emisssion cycle is ready for testing. I do have other obd tools but this tool...
by labtebo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Need to upgrade sound
Replies: 19
Views: 3481

Re: Need to upgrade sound

I would recommend you visit bimmertech - for : 1. speaker only upgrade 2. or amp/ speaker upgrade 3. or apple carplay/ android upgrade + amp Mine have the premium HK sound system but still not as good as my CRV after market head unit upgrade. But i'm contented with it for now. https://www.bimmer-tec...
by labtebo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Bmw i3 spare tire and dealing with nail puncture
Replies: 10
Views: 2539

Re: Bmw i3 spare tire and dealing with nail puncture

i agree. most of nail/ screw punctures would last me a week before the tmps sensor alarm kicks in. i just had one nail puncture too near the side wall that needs tire replacement. i just prefer to have a spare tire - maybe a bit of old habit where i came from - here in the US, i was amazed when i ge...
by labtebo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Tire Options in November 2020 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1582

Re: Tire Options in November 2020 ?

i'm in california, and my order arrived complete (with sensor, balance and wheel/tire) within 24 hours - 36 hrs.
by labtebo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Tire Options in November 2020 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1582

Re: Tire Options in November 2020 ?

https://photos.app.goo.gl/WQTQs1cx3x8yEXnh7

found one winter tire at tire rack. they even costs cheaper than the regular ecopias
by labtebo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Tire Options in November 2020 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1582

Re: Tire Options in November 2020 ?

i don't know if you are particular with the aesthetics of your winter wheel/ tires. I just bought a spare tire/wheel at tire rack: - after market rim - $210 - tire and other fees - see receipt tire rack should have a snow tires as well. tried to look for a used rim at ebay but the new after market r...

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