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Post by vanzan » Mon, 23 Feb 2015, 17:15

Hi There,

Just ordered my White 2015 i3 REX, its on its on a ship somewhere off West Africa at the moment, Due end of March.

I have mainly been watching the group https://www.facebook.com/groups/BMWi3/ for most information but its not really local talk.

Here are my locality related questions:

- Tyres; has anyone got any information regarding this. Whilst I haven't had a flat in a while the last thing I want is a sidewall flat and have to wait months on end because of lack of stock?

- I dont think my model has the confort road package so there is no tpms, is that something easily added if I want to enable it?

- I have ordered my obdii cable and have all the files ready to "code" the car with the settings I prefer, Its more a registry change than coding from what I have seen.
      - Increase indicator timeout, disable disclaimer, enable am radio etc

- Do the Aussie models have reduced liters in fuel tank displayed, the US models were missing .5 gallons.

- Perth Weather, its friken hot here and I park at a train station car park, lithium does not like high temperatures, what have people done? I have considered 3M tinting all round to try and reduce in car temperatures during our scorches.

- Any issues installing the home charger?

- Are there many other i3 owners here?
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Post by Gabz » Mon, 23 Feb 2015, 18:14

we have one i3 driver in perth too

why are you going with a bmw home charger ? the website says it's only a 3.7kW charger.

oh the must do for perth is to contact these guys and buy a cable and a rfid tag http://therevproject.com/trials/charging-trial.php
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Post by vanzan » Mon, 23 Feb 2015, 18:32

Hi Gabz,

You are right I just checked the website, I assumed it was a 7.4kw charger. I will have to look at what others recommend.

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Post by Gabz » Mon, 23 Feb 2015, 18:42

vanzan wrote: Hi Gabz,

You are right I just checked the website, I assumed it was a 7.4kw charger. I will have to look at what others recommend.


I recommend the ones i sell http://rechargingnsw.com.au/
but e-station is on that side of the country http://e-station.com.au/ and it might be better to go with a local.
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Post by E-STATION » Mon, 23 Feb 2015, 21:15

We have a BMW i3 in our fleet. We also sell 32 amp charging stations.

See the following links for more details.

http://e-station.com.au/homesoffices/

https://www.facebook.com/estation.oz?ref=bookmarks

https://www.facebook.com/estation.oz/po ... 9874349761
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Post by reecho » Tue, 24 Feb 2015, 01:19

vanzan wrote: Hi There,

Just ordered my White 2015 i3 REX, its on its on a ship somewhere off West Africa at the moment, Due end of March.

Here are my locality related questions:

- Are there many other i3 owners here?


You need to chat to Joseph. He has an i3 REX locally and will get you right up to speed....

[url=mailto:g4qber@gmail.com]Joseph[/url]

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Post by vanzan » Tue, 10 Mar 2015, 19:06

Thx have been in touch.

The i3 is in the ocean between South Africa and Australia, about 6 days away.

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Post by vanzan » Thu, 26 Mar 2015, 22:05

Pick the i3 up Tuesday 31/3 !

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Post by acmotor » Sat, 28 Mar 2015, 05:07

Neat ! And white, my preferred colour.

Keep us informed and write an owner review for us !
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