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by Lief
Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Driving in Snow
Replies: 34
Views: 9007

Re: Driving in Snow

Having lived in Illinois and Iowa all my life, I consider myself an experienced winter driver. I have owned and driven 4x4 trucks tens of thousands of miles through snow on slippery roads. I no longer own a 4x4 and yesterday, I woke up to about 6 inches of wet heavy snow here in central Illinois. I...
by Lief
Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:21 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Replacing Filament Running Lights With LED Bulbs
Replies: 51
Views: 17398

Re: Replacing Filament Running Lights With LED Bulbs

being an efficient car and all, you would think they would put led's all over the imiev in the first place??
by Lief
Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:11 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Will 12v heater work?
Replies: 13
Views: 5506

Re: Will 12v heater work?

The problem with all 12 volt accessories is lack of power A minimal heater would be one of the little 120 VAC ceramic box heaters like you use around the house - Stick one of those in the car on high in the morning and half an hour later you'll have a pretty comfy, defrosted car. Most of them draw ...
by Lief
Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Suggestions for Mitsubishi
Topic: B Mode
Replies: 5
Views: 2388

B Mode

When I'm in B or Eco mode I think it would be safe to have the brake lights turn on the sec i let go of the acc pedal. Because it slows down quite quickly for those bumper riders :o .
by Lief
Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Annual inspection and "required" maintainence?
Replies: 17
Views: 5869

Re: Annual inspection and "required" maintainence?

(Bought my 2012 a couple mths ago. Check out my fuelly. http://www.fuelly.com/car/mitsubishi/i-miev/2012/lief/438800 Wife is worried about spinning around in Winnipeg winters. I doubt i really need this maintance? Here is my emails between the dealer.) Good day, Lief. Annual maintenance is $250.00. ...
by Lief
Tue Jun 14, 2016 12:22 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Uber / Lyft i-MiEV in Chicago
Replies: 4
Views: 1898

Re: Uber / Lyft i-MiEV in Chicago

A friend of mine drives an i-MiEV that spent its first life as an Uber car in Seattle, so he got a deal on it coming off lease. LeeC on this forum also drives his i-MiEv for Uber. Someone explain to me how this is possible? I read the vehicle requirements for both Uber and Lyft (not really serious,...
by Lief
Tue May 17, 2016 12:31 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: What type of amp charger to buy to speed up charge time
Replies: 6
Views: 1395

Re: What type of amp charger to buy to speed up charge time

Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your i Miev purchase If you live in Winnipeg, you will need the 220v capability to preheat the car effectively and if you want the charge up 50km - 3-4 hours you will need the 220v power supply Thanks guys, can you elaborate more about the 220v capable pl...
by Lief
Mon May 16, 2016 3:47 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: What type of amp charger to buy to speed up charge time
Replies: 6
Views: 1395

What type of amp charger to buy to speed up charge time

Without buying a level 2. It came with an 8 amp but i heard there is 12 or 15 amp? Just bought a 2012 white iMiEV($12,500) about 2,000km away(Peterborough to Winnipeg). Cost about $930 to ship. Car shows 74km fully charged but dealer says it drives alot further then it shows. It has about 34,000kms....

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