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by nikwax
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Two battery questions
Replies: 2
Views: 2310

Two battery questions

Hi all, two questions: 1) When I pull into work, the car will say I have consumed 2.7 kWh, I plug into the ChargePoint charger, and it takes 4.4 kWh to recharge. Why the diff? 2) If I use 50% of my battery capacity per the dash, and that represents 5 kWh, does that indicate that my battery pack only...
by nikwax
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: OnStar iOS app questions
Replies: 1
Views: 3116

OnStar iOS app questions

The OnStar app on iOS has quite a bit of functionality, I love remote start. 1) Is there or might there be a Alexa skill for OnStar? It sure would be handy to voice activate remote start. yeah, I know, how lazy can a person get? :lol: I'm thinking there may be safety or security issues that would pr...
by nikwax
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Front tire life... how long did yours last?
Replies: 19
Views: 11221

Re: Front tire life... how long did yours last?

we're at about 12k miles on our BFG's. They've just reached the point where they need to be rotated. The stock tires lasted one day :lol:
by nikwax
Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: 2017 LA Auto show (and California EV infrastructure)
Replies: 4
Views: 6637

Re: 2017 LA Auto show (and California EV infrastructure)

How is the statement in the first sentence justified? is that based on research, or speculation?
by nikwax
Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Auto door locks stopped working
Replies: 1
Views: 2289

Auto door locks stopped working

Just noticed that my auto door locks stopped working. Looked at the Preferences, seems like they should still be working. Any thoughts on that? Head for the dealer?
by nikwax
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Brake Lamp Replacements
Replies: 15
Views: 19530

Re: Brake Lamp Replacements

well, this looks promising: "I will say this, Diode Dynamics just announced at SEMA 2017 that their SL (Street Legal) LED headlight bulbs are finally ready to be shipped. The dual filament version dubbed SL2 is coming soon and they have a H13 application. When I spoke to Paul McCain @DD he stated th...
by nikwax
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Bolt vs SparkE
Replies: 10
Views: 8137

Re: Bolt vs SparkE

I don't like the Bolt seats. And I'm not an idiot. At least, not about how seats feel to me.
by nikwax
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Engineering and Features
Topic: Tunein not working
Replies: 7
Views: 8784

Re: Tunein not working

Last I checked, TuneIn worked fine on my car. My device is iOS rather than Android, not sure if that makes a difference.
by nikwax
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Did the recall today?
Replies: 4
Views: 4189

Re: Did the recall today?

RamAirDave wrote:damn...maybe mine is showing low...I only have seen 78 as a high in mine. I have even driven "normal" and that is where it lands me. Most the time its showing 68-72.

we never see much more than 80 on ours, and we don't really drive for range. AC or heat usually on, heavy right foot, no LRR tires.
by nikwax
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: GM Open Source Downloads - Spark EV 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 6481

Re: GM Open Source Downloads - Spark EV 2014

ZipZap wrote:I see a bunch of linux packages. Is this the software for the infotainment system and dash board?

Given that the center console is running Windows ME: not likely.

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