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Bluetooth OBD2 Reader

Bluetooth OBD2 Reader

Postby Alexander.Hovis [OP] » Jul 18 2014, 8:59pm

So being in IT i'm apart of another community full of people that work in IT. We also have a "Car Enthusiast" thread on this site where the OP created some type of mount to record his speedometer. I had mentioned wanting one of these so i could record various acceleration video's as i make modifications to my truck.

Someone mention something about a Bluetooth OBD2 Reader where it connects to an app on your phone and will basically log this information.

Here is his exact reply:

"If your vehicle is new enough to have an ECU and the proper sensors I've used a Bluetooth OBDII reader and the Torque Pro app to log 0-60mph times for the same purpose. $30 or so is all that cost me."

Someone else mention anything after an 1996 should have this. Does anybody know anything about these or a setup like it that would work with our trucks?
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Re: Bluetooth OBD2 Reader

Postby 19trax95 » Jul 18 2014, 9:03pm

I have one. I bought the adapter on amazon for like $10 and the torque pro app for $5(I think). It works great on my 2001.

It should work on any obd2 vehicle. But the adapter may not read every vehicle so just read the reviews to see if there are complaints of it not working on yours.

But most of the issues come with import cars and not our trucks.
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Re: Bluetooth OBD2 Reader

Postby NorthDakota » Jul 18 2014, 9:12pm

I also have the bluetooth OBDII reader and the torque app. Worked great on my 2009. haven't tried on my 2014 yet.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KLT3JVC/ref ... B00KOTPPWA

this is the one I have
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Re: Bluetooth OBD2 Reader

Postby willeh_ca » Jul 18 2014, 9:40pm

Search for Elm327 on eBay or Amazon or whatever site you like. I have the larger version compared to the one NorthDakota posted they all are probably the same more or less. Worked great on my 2000 Silverado and now my 2013. Can't recommend them and torque pro enough....the best!
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Re: Bluetooth OBD2 Reader

Postby 19trax95 » Jul 18 2014, 10:15pm

NorthDakota wrote:I also have the bluetooth OBDII reader and the torque app. Worked great on my 2009. haven't tried on my 2014 yet.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KLT3JVC/ref ... B00KOTPPWA

this is the one I have
I have the same one. Except mine is like a transparent blue.
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Re: Bluetooth OBD2 Reader

Postby Alexander.Hovis [OP] » Jul 20 2014, 10:30pm

Thanks for the feedback everyone. I'll have to check these out.
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Re: Bluetooth OBD2 Reader

Postby djlove » Jul 20 2014, 11:04pm

The biggest problem is it works great with droid but my brother can't seem to find a version of torque on I phone that is remotely comparable feature wise. But I second it as the second most useful car app behind AG

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