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Old 07-16-2012, 04:24 PM   #71
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ScanGauge, et al, really give you insights on how well your configuration is doing. You still need to calibrate it, but it will give you good, immediate feedback.

Mine has proven useful many times over.
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Old 07-16-2012, 04:32 PM   #72
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ScanGauge, et al, really give you insights on how well your configuration is doing. You still need to calibrate it, but it will give you good, immediate feedback.

Mine has proven useful many times over.
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Old 07-16-2012, 05:14 PM   #73
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Old 07-16-2012, 06:13 PM   #74
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ScanGauge, et al, really give you insights on how well your configuration is doing. You still need to calibrate it, but it will give you good, immediate feedback.

Mine has proven useful many times over.
x3. I have strived to be easy on the gas since the 1974 oil embargo, but found the ScanGauge has even improved my conservative ways.
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Old 07-16-2012, 06:24 PM   #75
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We have a Garmin Nuvi 2460LMT with the ecoRoute™ HD which does about the same as ScanGauge.
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:40 PM   #76
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ScanGauge, et al, really give you insights on how well your configuration is doing. You still need to calibrate it, but it will give you good, immediate feedback.
Edge Insight CTS is what I use, does what the ScanGauge does and more.
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Old 07-16-2012, 08:23 PM   #77
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We have a Garmin Nuvi 2460LMT with the ecoRoute™ HD which does about the same as ScanGauge.
The Garmin reads the vehicle computer, giving you current, tank, today, and previous day mpg's ??? The ScanGuage will also give you gallons used, gallons to empty, miles to empty, miles since the last fillup, plus it shows transmission temperature, coolant temperature, several ranges of maximum rpm's, and a bunch of other neat stuff.
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The Garmin reads the vehicle computer, giving you current, tank, today, and previous day mpg's ??? The ScanGuage will also give you gallons used, gallons to empty, miles to empty, miles since the last fillup, plus it shows transmission temperature, coolant temperature, several ranges of maximum rpm's, and a bunch of other neat stuff.
The Garmin reads the vehicle computer:
RPM meter
Choice of gauges: Fuel Flow, Intake Air Temperature, etc. Coolant/Temperature-Oil/Pressure data, Throttle position, Combustion mixture, Engine component operation and status, Battery and charging system information, Climate control information – Heat and A/C etc.
Real time fuel, sweet spot monitoring,
Overall score
Speed score
Braking score
Acceleration score
Graphical chart showing drive history
Real-time MPG reading
Total fuel used
Average fuel economy
Cost of fuel used
Carbon footprint value
Graphical view of your trip
Monitors 4300 ODBII fault codes
Press fault code to get more data
Reset and re-scan ability

And, I don't have to have another device on the dash or windshield other than my TST TMS
The truck itself has the rest.
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The Garmin reads the vehicle computer:

And, I don't have to have another device on the dash or windshield other than my TST TMS
The truck itself has the rest.
I looked it up.....neat.
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Old 07-16-2012, 09:42 PM   #80
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I have the Kiwi OBDII plug in. It transmits all the vehicle's ECM data via Bluetooth to my phone. On the phone it uses the Torque app to include GPS overlays to figure vehicles performance on different parts of the trip. It does all the mileage stuff plus can monitor, graph and record every parameter the ECM monitors. Can also make a dashboard and monitor all the stuff real time.
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