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Best app to use with obd2 reader

Old 23 December 2018, 04:30 PM
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Ive just bought a carista obd2 bluetooth adapter. Ive used the free trial time up on dash commander and had a trial on torque lite. Before i pay for dash commander as it seemes better, is there better features on the torque pro version over the lite? Is there any other apps to consider before i buy one?
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Old 23 December 2018, 08:28 PM
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BTSSM far superior imo.
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Old 23 December 2018, 10:25 PM
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Agree, BTSSM is ace but you need a 'special' obd adaptor and it costs 14 quid I think. For 200 you can get a tactrix, and record all sorts of cool stuff in romraider, and should you want to, peer behind the map curtain (assuming it's not a locked map)

Not used dashcommander, but I've used torque and it gives some useful info.

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Old 23 December 2018, 10:42 PM
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I have an android head unit and am connected via vagcom cable. Instant readings not delay whatsoever. Have a tactrix cable too but its far safer sitting in the workshop . Have a brand new OBD KEY for sale never used because of the previous.
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Old 23 December 2018, 10:48 PM
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As a supplement to my previous post, on torque pro you can download free plugins that log and plot graphs. I found that useful at least!
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Old 24 December 2018, 01:03 AM
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The only thing I've got to go on from myself at the moment is dash commander seems better than torque but you have to create all the gauges yourself. You select what you want to monitor from the ecu but then it just gives you a preset rev counter for you to alter. So you have a gauge that goes from 0-8000 when all you need for afr is 8-16ish so if you didnt know what range things were meant to be then it would be harder than torque to use.

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