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Gauge than can read instant MPG???

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ToyotaKTMracing, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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    ToyotaKTMracing

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    Was wondering if a company made a gauge for tacomas that read instant mpg and average mpg. I think it would be cool to have. Is there such thing for these trucks? If so, where can I get one? I think it would be a nice interior accessory :D
     
  2. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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  3. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:13 PM
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    Yep, very popular. Search for it. About $140 I think and has TONS of options and digital gauges, including your requested MPG.
     
  4. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:15 PM
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  5. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:21 PM
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    Thanks everyone. I like the ultra gauge. I like the display and it has what I want and more.
     
  6. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:51 PM
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    Nice. Whoever has the ultragauge, post a picture of it! :worthless:
     
  7. Oct 26, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    just ordered the scan gauge, I was told that it will only read engine codes and not airbag, transmition, brakes etc codes?

    anybody update me? thanks!!
     
  8. Nov 6, 2011 at 12:45 PM
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    For a much much more inexpensive solution, we're putting ELM327 blue tooth dongles in both our Tacomas, combined with the Torque application for Droids. $30 total for everything the Scangauge II can do? Yes, please!

    Buy from Amazon so that you can easily return if dongle doesn't work first time around.

    http://www.amazon.com/Bluetooth-ELM-Scanner-OBDII-Diagnostic/dp/B004B7YXOM

    Works with 1996+ models, or those with OBDII protocols, and also works with 2009+ models that use CANbus.

    (read down the list of what it can do. Turn off check engine light? Hells yes! Use to read diagnostics codes? Damn straight!)
     
  9. Nov 6, 2011 at 1:01 PM
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    just bought this, app is 5 bucks, obd bloo toof was 19.99 plus 5.99 shipping. it took 3 days to get mine and i've been messing with it all damn day
     
  10. Nov 6, 2011 at 8:03 PM
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    Man that ELM327 looks cool!! just got the scangauge friday, if and when the ELM327 works with a iphone i'll get it!!
     
  11. Nov 7, 2011 at 8:54 AM
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    Oh! Does it currently not support iPhones? I thought "a blue-tooth enabled device" was all it needed, but perhaps the weakest link is finding the appropriate app in which to run it with. "Torque" I think is just one of the apps, but iPhones may have another app specifically for them, under a different name.
     
  12. Nov 7, 2011 at 8:58 AM
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    I also have one of these. I use the app Dash Command, haven't used torque but Dash command is pretty legit since I didn't pay for it.
     
  13. Nov 7, 2011 at 11:23 AM
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