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      12-18-2012, 07:25 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Turbo boost on B/C computer?

Okay so i was going through the threads and reading about coding blah blah... and i came up with an idea...

Since there are aftermarket tuners and monitors like COBB which can monitor the boost through the OBD... isn't it possible to code the B/C computer (average speed, l/km, distance to empty) to display the boost instead?

Wouldn't that be something you would want instead of the usual?!

Anyways wanna hear what you guys think
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I will answer your question since no one will bother as its not going to happen. No Amount of coding will get it to work as there is no option for it. Get a boost gauge.
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or go for torque android.
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There IS a tune box that via a relatively hackey means can play middleman with your gauges and display other info. They're all electronically driven, so it's possible. But a boost gauge is likely out, since it'd require a pressure transducer on your turbo that I'm pretty sure doesn't exist stock. And anyway, you definitely can't *code* it in to the BC.
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or go for torque android.
+1 for Torque and a BT OBDII dongle.
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I will answer your question since no one will bother as its not going to happen. No Amount of coding will get it to work as there is no option for it. Get a boost gauge.
yea i guess i'll get the air vent gauge, thanks for the fast reply lol
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There IS a tune box that via a relatively hackey means can play middleman with your gauges and display other info. They're all electronically driven, so it's possible. But a boost gauge is likely out, since it'd require a pressure transducer on your turbo that I'm pretty sure doesn't exist stock. And anyway, you definitely can't *code* it in to the BC.
its called tune box?
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I would love it but prob not gonna happen.
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