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      12-08-2012, 01:09 PM   #1
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retrofit water temp gauge?

does anyone know if its possible to fit something from the obd to display water temp. my performance wheel had a water temp display and this was connected under the dash somewhere so I assume the information is available
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      12-14-2012, 11:45 AM   #2
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I have a 'Scangauge II' which you can set to show a range of OBD data such as coolant temperature, battery volts, inlet air etc.

It plugs in to the OBD port just in front of the drivers door. Not sure if there is any other suitable connection but I think not.
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      12-14-2012, 12:43 PM   #3
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The Android phone App TORQUE PRO will give you continuous readout of many OBD2 data via a cheap bluetooth dongle from Amazon etc.



https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...l.torque&hl=en

But if you've gone over to the dark side then you are lost (unless youve downloaded google maps for apple) and I cant help you.
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TORQUE PRO is awsome app the dongle was about 15 on ebay bargain really
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Interesting, do you have a link to a suitable BT dongle?
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This is the one i bought use it with my Samsung S2 works fine fine even if at same time phone is connected via bluetooth to car kit

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...ls_o06_s00_i00
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This is the one i bought use it with my Samsung S2 works fine fine even if at same time phone is connected via bluetooth to car kit

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...ls_o06_s00_i00

Cheers, I think I'll send for one - do you have the dongle fitted all the time?
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Generally only run it if planning to push the car, no point otherwise
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