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Old 18th November 2010, 22:20   #61
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@jayD,

Does torque come with the flip screen option, or did you use a separate app for that?

are you aware of some specific WinMo apps that can read the data + flip it?

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Old 19th November 2010, 00:55   #62
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JayD,You mean to say that you are using the phone kept on the dashboard to project the readings on the windshield?does galaxy come with a projector inbuilt?How do you prevent the phone from moving around?Or am i missing something here?

And what is the power source for the bluetooth OBD scanner?
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@jayD,

Does torque come with the flip screen option, or did you use a separate app for that?

are you aware of some specific WinMo apps that can read the data + flip it?

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@sagarpadaki- I think the answer is yes the phone is kept on the dash and no Galaxy does not have a projector. All u need is the reflection of the screen on the windsheild

The power for the OBD comes from the Port itself.


@govigov - Yes android does have a screen flip option.

Jayd did put sun film on his windscreen and that does reflect the screen well. One another method to reflect sun film well would be to use a polarised film or one of the privacy filters used on laptop screens . hey capture reflections and let out excess light well

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A word of caution: If you leave the car unused for long periods (say 2 weeks or so), be a little careful with the OBD Scanner/Adapter. The OBD port is powered all the time (not just when you switch the keys ON) and leaving the car unattended for long periods with the OBD scanner plugged-in can drain your car battery.

I learned it the hard way with my USB OBD scanner and I'd imagine Bluetooth OBD scanners would drain the battery even faster due to increased power consumption of the BT Radio module inside them.

The easiest solution is to unplug the scanner if the car is not going to be used for weeks together.

More Elegant and permanent solution: I've hacked my OBD scanner (USB) to work from the 12V ACC line instead of the direct 12v line (always ON) available on the OBD port. This way the OBD scanner is ON only when the key is turned to ACC/ON position.
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Great Work mate,
Never knew Android Devices and programming has gone so FAR.

Just downloaded the app from store, however don't know i'll be able to find any OBD adapter to test it before i order one on ebay.

Thanks for sharing details...
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Have you installed the Green Storm?
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I saw one on Cool Gadgets at the Right Price - Worldwide Free Shipping - DealExtreme does anyone know if its compatible with swift diesel
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Jay, could you tell me if this OBD device is what you bought off ebay?
I do not want to order it without knowing if it would work with Ford. Please confirm, bro.
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I do not want to order it without knowing if it would work with Ford. Please confirm, bro.
Hey fedexp, ELM 327 devices bought of ebay will work on Ford's and Figo's. I have one which is working flawlessly, in an IKON, Figo and a Fiesta.
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Hey fedexp, ELM 327 devices bought of ebay will work on Ford's and Figo's. I have one which is working flawlessly, in an IKON, Figo and a Fiesta.
Thank you for confirming, dhanushs.
This thing costs around 50USD on ebay.com - I guess, I will get it from the USA via a friend, who is coming back soon.
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This thing costs around 50USD on ebay.com - I guess, I will get it from the USA via a friend, who is coming back soon.
50USD in US is costly. With that amount, you should get it at your doorstep. IIRC, you even get it at $2-3. I got one for ~$20.
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50USD in US is costly. With that amount, you should get it at your doorstep. IIRC, you even get it at $2-3. I got one for ~$20.
dhanushs, could you please give me the link for the 20$ one that works in your ford? :-) or the make information should do too
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dhanushs, could you please give me the link for the 20$ one that works in your ford? :-) or the make information should do too
Here - OBDII OBD2 CAN BUS AUTO SCANNER USB V1.4 Diagnostic obd | eBay

Bluetooth Scannner OBDII OBD II CAN BUS V1.4 scantool | eBay

These are from the same buyer I bought mine. Pretty reliable and helpful. Well, if you order more than one, you can save on shipping cost. Contact Fordmanachu in the forum. He might want one, just my assumption.

Also, I hope I'm not highjacking the thread.
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Hello everyone,

I'm very keen to have the HUD for my 2010 VW Polo 1.2 TDI too! I guess I couldn't resist having one for my car too! Just like to know if it is possible to have it done for my model. Please do let me know if someone has got it done.

Thanks in advance!
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Guys,Planning to setup obd for my beat.Which reader will be compatible with beat?
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Guys,Planning to setup obd for my beat.Which reader will be compatible with beat?
Me too in search for a cheap OBD bluetooth unit for my Beat.
In case if you are finalizing one, please PM me. For multiple quantity, the shipping cost will be less.
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