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Old 04-26-2012, 06:18 PM   #219
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Originally Posted by auskip07 View Post
i would love to hook up a coolant temp and oil pressure gauge so i can keep an eye on whats happening with the vehicle. I would hate to lose an engine because i didnt see the small red temp button flashing.

Anyone know any easy way to do this? Is there a whole computer monitor system that plugs into the computer port that i can get all the info from?
I had a Scangauge in my Miata, but for the Impreza I bought an ELM327 v1.5 Bluetooth OBDII Interface Auto Diagnostic Scanner for $25 on eBay (from seller yigounet in California). It's a small bluetooth dongle that plugs into the OBDII connector under the dash and provides wireless access to the OBD2 system. I got the free version of Torque for Android to access it from my Samsung Nexus S phone - huge range of readings and display formats. I'm sure there's something equivalent for iPhone/iPad.
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