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by Fisher99
Mon May 13, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Drive an i3 with REX for 700+ Miles?
Replies: 40
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Re: Drive an i3 with REX for 700+ Miles?

Thanks again for the great info. I checked with my friend and the car is coded so can start the generator early, and has also been modified to allow full use of the 2.3 gallons of gas. Not sure the .3 is that big a deal, but I suppose every little bit helps. I have decided to go ahead with the purch...
by Fisher99
Sun May 12, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Drive an i3 with REX for 700+ Miles?
Replies: 40
Views: 16276

Re: Drive an i3 with REX for 700+ Miles?

Good info. Thanks. He says that it is "coded" to allow starting the gas engine early, although I'm not sure what that actually means. The first have of the drive is on the I5 freeway (coming out of Sacramento, heading North) and the second half of the drive is on 2 lane (highway 97). You do have to ...
by Fisher99
Sun May 12, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Drive an i3 with REX for 700+ Miles?
Replies: 40
Views: 16276

Drive an i3 with REX for 700+ Miles?

Thinking of buying an i3 with REX from a friend who lives about 700 miles away. Looks like a U-Haul car trailer will run about $650 and I can buy a 1 way airline ticket for far less than that. Is the REX capable of keeping you running at, say 70 mph once the battery runs out? I don't mind the though...

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