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Old 01-05-2019, 03:41 PM   #1
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Has anybody used the new Haulgauge yet?

The Haulgauge phone app with OBD plug in sensor (with accelerometers in it).
Initially seems like voodoo but it appears to work, the accelerometers being the key.
Once calibrated (with many vehicle configurations in a library), by using acceleration and angle differences, it will tell you your tongue weight, trailer weight, TV payload weight.
Works with most any smart phone using Bluetooth.
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Old 01-09-2019, 04:27 PM   #2
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Also interested in seeing some real world feedback. Definitely seems too good to be true...
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Old 01-09-2019, 09:41 PM   #3
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Thinking about it but only hail one 5th wheel and not close to max tow or payload so after first trip I wonder about the value
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Old 01-10-2019, 11:53 AM   #4
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Might get one for my birthday in April.
The logic and tech were available in the 1970's but not miniaturized enough. I worked on ballistic missiles then for the US Navy. Detecting angles and acceleration in minute amounts is all that's needed with a lot of math
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Old 01-10-2019, 01:56 PM   #5
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I get how this thing works, but I want to know how it overcomes the following:

We know that spring rates are progressive, and also easily calculated. I understand that the pitch of the vehicle is used to calculate the weight on the rear end. How does it account for spring rate differences caused by helper springs, or weight distributing hitches?

Their website isn't really clear on that.
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Old 01-15-2019, 10:49 PM   #6
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My HaulGauge came in today so maybe this weekend I will take out all my tools ( box is cracked time to see if Lowes upholds warranty’s) remove the hitch and see but I do wonder how my aircell will effect it
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Old 01-18-2019, 09:28 PM   #7
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Decided to call and see if the HaulGauge would VIN lock if I tried it in my half ton first they said no. So here are my thoughts so far if you accelerate correctly as in not too slowly or fast it put me write in the listed curb weight of the truck did it again with wife and daughter weight went up accordingly but with it being a gauge vs digital read out just hard to say how precise but I say within 75 pounds. Tried the payload portion of app probably about 50 or less pounds on light side that said I weighed when I got home and was 7 pounds lighter than I entered when I calibrated
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Old 04-06-2019, 11:34 AM   #8
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HaulGauge review

Mr. Truck recently reviewed the new Silverado 2.7L 4 cyl. He compared some weights with HaulGauge near the beginning of the video:

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Old 04-08-2019, 03:31 PM   #9
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I received my HaulGauge today, and it seems to work fairly well. I examined my weight distribution, and it probably detected my setup was wrong correctly. I suspected as much, and adjusted it. Checked it again and it was good! Seems legit.Click image for larger version

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Old 04-14-2019, 11:47 AM   #10
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Ordered mine yesterday. Happy birthday to me. Hope it works as well as I've read.
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