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Old 10-03-2008, 05:54 PM   #1
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Old 12-20-2010, 09:36 AM   #2
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Y8s uses some program on his Android that connects to his scanner VIA Bluetooth. Really cool device...
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oh yeah I do. Here's something equivalent to what I use:

http://www.scantool.net/scan-tools/p...bluetooth.html

(I got the serial version but in retrospect this bluetooth/usb version might be a better option)

And I use the Torque app shown. it's configurable like TS dashboards to display whatever OBDII gauge you want in several styles. Pretty bitchin. Torque app also uses accel and GPS data if you so desire.
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speaking of I need to use it tonight
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I have just been looking for a vehicle dynamics one (Kind of like a Gtech) for my android, but I haven't been able to find one. I couldn't find rev lite.
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been over a year for this thread and was wondering if anyone has used an updated/more current app and what they thought of the features? looking into getting something and after using google, read mixed reviews about them all.....what are yall satisfied with?
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sweet thread
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These programs/plugs are pretty bad ***. Few friends use them, basically a wireless scangauge2 that outputs straight to your phone. live data/gautes is neat too. A friend uses it to show boost/afr/water temp/etc cause he's too cheap to buy all those gauges
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been over a year for this thread and was wondering if anyone has used an updated/more current app and what they thought of the features? looking into getting something and after using google, read mixed reviews about them all.....what are yall satisfied with?
I use Torque on my android with a cheap obd2->bluetooth adapter off amazon. Both products have worked flawlessly. The only issue I have had is that the bluetooth adapter has an led on it which could drain your cars battery.
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Y8s uses some program on his Android that connects to his scanner VIA Bluetooth. Really cool device...

Torque Pro App, and a $27 Ebay ELM Bluetooth dongle. Works very well, actually. It reads various ECU parameters in real-time like others have said.

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Where are you guys mounting this stuff? Anyone got pictures.
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Where are you guys mounting this stuff? Anyone got pictures.
Same place I mount you baby; in my lap or mouth
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My buddy uses BlueDriver via Bluetooth to his iPhone...
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So, other than real time info, do(es) these act as a regular scan tool for codes as well?
I was thinking of buying a scan tool, had a good deal on amazon on black friday, but this appears much cheaper and hella portable.
Does anyone use an iphone app, which one, and how is it performing?
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