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by oregonsparky
Thu May 17, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: What is being offered at end of lease?
Replies: 109
Views: 34175

Re: What is being offered at end of lease?

My lease is up in early august. I called to get payoff from gm financial and see if I could negotiate something better than the residual. They won't budge and have been bombarding us with offers to move into a new GM vehicle..... We bought a new chevy diesel cruze last year... So spark ev is extra ...
by oregonsparky
Fri May 11, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: What is being offered at end of lease?
Replies: 109
Views: 34175

Re: What is being offered at end of lease?

My lease is up in early august. I called to get payoff from gm financial and see if I could negotiate something better than the residual. They won't budge and have been bombarding us with offers to move into a new GM vehicle..... We bought a new chevy diesel cruze last year... So spark ev is extra c...
by oregonsparky
Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: His and Hers Spark EVs have very different range
Replies: 8
Views: 4372

Re: His and Hers Spark EVs have very different range

The largest variable effecting fuel mileage is the driver....

jeff
by oregonsparky
Sun Jul 17, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: advice for slow leak on leased Spark?
Replies: 6
Views: 3462

Re: advice for slow leak on leased Spark?

I just had a slow leak fixed in my spark ev. It turned out to be a nail in the tire. It was removed and patched. No charge from the local tire store. many around here provide this service to compete with Les Schwab who provides this service at no charge as well. I strongly advise you to take it in a...
by oregonsparky
Wed Jul 06, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: End of Lease
Replies: 14
Views: 9394

Re: End of Lease

You can currently purchase one new at a local dealership here for a little over 19k. Assuming you qualify for full $7500 tax credit that makes it less than $12k for a new spark ev.... My residual on my lease is around $15k - I can't imagine buying it at the end of the lease unless they come *way* do...
by oregonsparky
Sat Apr 02, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Sparky's sign of Spring
Replies: 4
Views: 2774

Re: Sparky's sign of Spring

I jumped in the car with my wife this morning and saw 93 miles of range on the old gom....

Yep. One more reason to like spring. :-)

Jeff
by oregonsparky
Tue Mar 22, 2016 3:31 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Front tire wear, is this normal?
Replies: 32
Views: 15259

Re: Front tire wear, is this normal?

I suppose there is a reason for the front to back difference, but what would it be? The drive tires should be smaller? The weight is 50/50 front to rear, so no need for larger rears for that. The diameters are <1% difference, I don't think the speedo is that accurate ;-) The stated reason for large...
by oregonsparky
Tue Mar 22, 2016 3:25 am
Forum: News and Main Chevy Spark EV Forum
Topic: Goodyear windshield wipers from costco.
Replies: 12
Views: 9438

Re: Goodyear windshield wipers from costco.

NomadMac wrote:Hmm. I'm only getting the top half contact on the passenger side with the Goodyear blades.
Might have to fish the old blade out of the trash.
Just off 1 the top of my head I would guess you need 1to pop the blade off and flip it around.... mine fit fine and work very well.

Jeff

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