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by Lithim
Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: Buying/Leasing the iMiev
Topic: One more I-Miev in Texas?
Replies: 0
Views: 1492

One more I-Miev in Texas?

Was talking recently to Leman Chevy in Bloomington, IL. about a white 2012 I miev for sale. When I called to get DC/DC quick charge information today I was told the car was sold to someone in Texas. Did anyone on this forum buy that car? Looked like a great deal. How much were the shipping charges? ...
by Lithim
Thu Jul 23, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: iMiev News
Topic: Mitsubishi to stop manufacturing cars in the United States
Replies: 7
Views: 3328

Mitsubishi to stop manufacturing cars in the United States

Just read a story (sorry no link) about Mitsubishi pulling out of manufacturing cars in the US. (Plant in Normal, Illinois). Their plan is to concentrate on the Asia market. A question still remains if they will continue to sell cars in the US.
Potentially not good news for the I-Miev club.
by Lithim
Wed Jul 01, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Wraps
Replies: 24
Views: 11938

Re: Wraps

Dealer demo picture,
I realize this is not a wrap observation/comment question, however is it the angle of view or perspective that to me makes the wheels/tires on this Australian dealer demo car photo appear to be the same size or even bigger on the front?
Are these OEM?
by Lithim
Sun Jun 21, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: iMiev Pictures and Videos
Topic: Kiwi in Slovakia
Replies: 86
Views: 27051

Re: Cheapest car in the US to own?

Great video tour thru Slovakia and Austria.
Mitsubishi, please offer that red color and wheels in the US!!
by Lithim
Sun Jun 21, 2015 2:57 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Windshield Washer Spray Issue
Replies: 8
Views: 3284

Re: Windshield Washer Spray Issue

I just came in from putting water in the 12v battery (that's a chore in itself) and playing with the sprayers on the windshield wiper. I didn't realize there were multiple ports until today.(Have only had the car 2 1/2 years!!!). In addition to the three described above,there is a fourth port locate...
by Lithim
Sat Jun 06, 2015 6:55 am
Forum: iMiev News
Topic: Cheapest car in the US to own?
Replies: 15
Views: 11908

Re: Cheapest car in the US to own?

Federal tax credit. I think the tax credit is a good approach rather than a rebate. However, what need to change is to allow the credit to be used over multiple tax years. In IRS language, allow the credit to be carried forward to future years until the entire amount is used up. That way a person wh...
by Lithim
Mon May 11, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Rear bumper damage
Replies: 2
Views: 1253

Re: Rear bumper damage

This weekend I got under the car to look at the damage. The styrofoam block looks intact however the steel bumper appears to be bent toward the front of the car and the two brackets (right and left) that secure the bumper to the frame also appear to be torqued. Have had one estimate from Mitsubishi ...
by Lithim
Fri May 08, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Rear bumper damage
Replies: 2
Views: 1253

Rear bumper damage

Well, after over 17600 care free miles, the rear bumper of my car was hit by an inattentive driver yesterday evening on the way home from an electric car club meeting!!! Luckily it was low speed but popped most of the plastic rivets loose and now the bumper is misaligned. Has anyone had repairs done...
by Lithim
Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Buying/Leasing the iMiev
Topic: # of '12 i for sale on Autotrader-updated (209 )
Replies: 16
Views: 5256

Re: 181 used 2012 i for sale on Autotrader

The dealer photo that continues to drive me crazy is the picture of the dashboard with "zero" segments showing on the fuel gauge and the "turtle" illuminated. I have sent emails to dealers to please charge the car. Many times the photos were taken when the cars first arrived at t...
by Lithim
Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:23 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Battery only charging halfway
Replies: 111
Views: 25703

Re: Battery only charging halfway

imabubble,

How many miles/km on your car at the inception of the charging problem?
Good luck with the battery situation. Symptoms sound similar to my sister-in-laws 2012 battery problem. (Her battery was replaced).

2012, silver ES with QC
16500+miles

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