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by Gif
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Brake Pad and Tyre Wear
Replies: 16
Views: 12155

Re: Brake Pad and Tyre Wear

The EP600 tires (19 inch) when new are 9/32" for the 155 size (front) and 10/32" for the 175 (rear) which is 7.1 & 7.9 mm. The legal limit here in the US is 2/32" which is ~1.6 mm, so you have quite a bit more than that. My tires after about 19k miles and 2.5 years are probably close to what you ha...
by Gif
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Brake Pad and Tyre Wear
Replies: 16
Views: 12155

Re: Brake Pad and Tyre Wear

Hi Gif and welcome to the forum. I don't know about the tyre tread depth when new but 50% brake wear seems excessive. Maybe they measured it wrong ? That was my first thought on the pads in terms of a pure guess measurement without any knowledge of their original thickness. Unless they are excessiv...
by Gif
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Brake Pad and Tyre Wear
Replies: 16
Views: 12155

Brake Pad and Tyre Wear

So my i3 went in yesterday to have the recall done on the potential fuel line problem. No issues there and I got the car back washed as usual. They did the cursory service checks while it was in. After 15k miles, it was reporting 3mm across every tyre which didnt surprise me but I'm not sure what th...
by Gif
Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Sat Nav points of interest
Replies: 0
Views: 1812

Sat Nav points of interest

Is there any way to upload new custom POIs to the BMW Nav system?
by Gif
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current)
Replies: 3
Views: 2454

Re: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current)

There's a whole unexploited marketplace translating for spammers and fraudsters as long as you can speak proper English, like what I can! :roll:
by Gif
Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: 8 presets not working properly
Replies: 5
Views: 3683

Re: 8 presets not working properly

And you can rename the profiles to your personal names to make them easier to remember which is which :D
by Gif
Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: High beam and Dome light mod - pics included
Replies: 22
Views: 18889

Re: High beam and Dome light mod - pics included

So back to your question, how did you get in the dome light?
by Gif
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Connected App suddenly stopped working?
Replies: 18
Views: 11251

Re: Connected App suddenly stopped working?

Had reply from BMW. Apparently there has been an "outage" which I think from my experience of IT implementations means a complete c0ck up :D
by Gif
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:25 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Charging your i3 at a public station and coming back to find your car unplugged
Replies: 16
Views: 7909

Re: Charging your i3 at a public station and coming back to find your car unplugged

I'd have let their tyres down and told them I borrowed their air cos I was all out. Hope you don't mind, byyeeee!
by Gif
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: i3 94ah range at highway speed
Replies: 18
Views: 24602

Re: i3 94ah range at highway speed

Preconditioned before I left for work this morning

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And after I had done my 22 mile commute

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Mighty impressed with a 171.5 EV range :D

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