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by RobbW
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Remote fob range extension?
Replies: 13
Views: 3195

Remote fob range extension?

Has anyone managed to find a hack to extend the usable range of the remote? Or any method for initiating the pre-cool/heat process without using the remote (e.g. cellular hack, networked EVSE, etc.)? I finally, Finally, FINALLY got my work to install a Chargepoint EVSE. This will be my first winter ...
by RobbW
Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Some trouble with AC on my C-zero
Replies: 14
Views: 3513

Re: Some trouble with AC on my C-zero

Can someone post a link to the "A/C Issue" topic where a previous poster said there was a video of the sound the A/C was making? I want to see/hear if this is the same sound my A/C is making. I rarely ever use the A/C because I actually like the heat during the summer here. So, it hardly e...
by RobbW
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: iMiev Pictures and Videos
Topic: Highway cruising
Replies: 7
Views: 2918

Re: Highway cruising

Just wanted to post that I'm really enjoying your videos! Quite well done. Brilliant!
by RobbW
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: iMiev News
Topic: Mitsubishi website
Replies: 17
Views: 6448

Re: Mitsubishi website

In the US, aren't car manufacturers required by law to provide 10 years of replacement parts availability for any model year? If so, then Mitsu should be on the hook to make parts available for iMiEVs until 2026 or so, right?

Wait. Were the 2016s ever actually released in the US?
by RobbW
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: App for EV owners to communicate regarding charging?
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

App for EV owners to communicate regarding charging?

I'm searching for any kind of app that allows EV owners to easily communicate with each other regarding charging opportunities. More precisely, allowing an EV owner that needs to charge to easily contact another EV owner who is currently charging and asking if it's okay to unplug them to charge, or ...
by RobbW
Thu May 25, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Business Ads, Deals, Sales and Want To Buy
Topic: ComEd's Hourly Pricing Program
Replies: 3
Views: 4997

Re: ComEd's Hourly Pricing Program

I live in the Chicagoland area and switched to ComEd's hourly pricing program 18 months ago. To date, I have saved 24.8% ($311.19) vs. ComEd's standard residential billing program. I've been very pleased with the program and its savings. Of course, it's not for everyone. However, if you are able to ...
by RobbW
Thu May 25, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Instruments - Radio/USB/Nav - CAN - Climate Controls - Remote
Topic: Steering Wheel Thumb Control Issues!
Replies: 9
Views: 3298

Re: Steering Wheel Thumb Control Issues!

A couple years ago, I had an accident that kept my Meepster in the shop for an extended time for repairs. It seems like these issues on the steering wheel controls didn't start up until after that. I don't know if the issues are related to the accident in any way, though, as none of the damage or re...
by RobbW
Tue May 23, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Driving the iMiev - Range - Energy Efficiency - Operating Cost
Topic: Hypermiling the i-MiEV
Replies: 53
Views: 22041

Re: Hypermiling the i-MiEV

So, the question on the table is "how do I know I'm hypermiling successfully?" . Let's see, 1. When fully recharging the car after a drive on level ground in average temperatures and not much wind, the Range Remaining (RR) is > 85 miles (137km). 2. When you first set off with a 'full tank...
by RobbW
Tue May 23, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Instruments - Radio/USB/Nav - CAN - Climate Controls - Remote
Topic: Steering Wheel Thumb Control Issues!
Replies: 9
Views: 3298

Re: Steering Wheel Thumb Control Issues!

Just figured I'd post a non-update update. I haven't gotten any closer to figuring out what is causing the steering wheel controls to malfunction. If anything, it is getting worse. It used to be just the Volume buttons giving me issues. Now the pickup/hangup buttons are malfunctioning too! The other...
by RobbW
Tue May 23, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: I Smoked a Porsche at a Stoplight Today!
Replies: 14
Views: 3120

Re: I Smoked a Porsche at a Stoplight Today!

Understand, RobbW. Understand. BTW, I started reading the thread on your Rt. 66 journey yesterday. I'm only about halfway through all the pages. You just got out to Cali where I left off last. I just want to say that I am thoroughly impressed with your journey. It takes a lot of guts and planning t...

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