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Info on BxFx OBD Dongle Engine Gauges Monitoring 1st Gen Only

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by Professional Hand Model, Aug 14, 2020.

  1. May 4, 2021 at 1:19 PM
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    Professional Hand Model

    Professional Hand Model [OP] A.K.A ‘Golden Hands’

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    Unsure on the Veepeak, but on the BxFx you can read the codes that the engine throws. Its a basic code reader. Does not dive deep like a $4k unit can do. Yes you can reset. Read the product reviews for a better understanding. BxFx had like 18k reviews last years which gives a good understanding.
     
  2. May 4, 2021 at 4:54 PM
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    Sounds great, thanks. Read through the thread and didnt see anyone had used the "BlueDriver" so because I like the idea of what you guys did I figured i'll guinea pig that one and see how the all in one scanner & app work together, especially for our year of trucks.
    it is currently on order
     
  3. May 10, 2021 at 6:14 AM
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    Something's awry...I'm usually 3 mph off @30 and 7ish off at 70. That's with a gps speedo app on phone...so about 10%.

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  4. May 10, 2021 at 11:29 AM
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    Did you select GPS speed in torque?

    What size tires/gears do you have?
     
  5. May 10, 2021 at 7:42 PM
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    SouthPaw

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    When I had 265/75/16, my speedometer was off 2mph no matter what the speed was according to Torque. Now with even bigger tires, it’s almost 4mph off. I’ll check it again against my phone app speedometer.
     
  6. May 11, 2021 at 4:09 AM
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    Gears unsure of as I believe it was probably regeared for 35 inch tires. I may have just selected cpu. 305/70/17.
    I expect it to be off but more consistently compared to before I had this dongle
     
  7. May 12, 2021 at 4:48 AM
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    Why isn't this in the info dump page? I'd hate for this to fade away.....

    @ColoradoTJ can you link this in the info dump page?
     
  8. May 12, 2021 at 5:17 AM
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    Done. :thumbsup:
     
  9. May 12, 2021 at 4:12 PM
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    New toy arrived.
    Super easy to pair and set up and tons of options. You can scan your truck codes on varying levels. Check for misfires, smog check (if that sort of thing matters to you) but it didn't readily recognize the toyota (not supported by Toyota? Maybe just my year) but once I put in either my Vin, or just year and truck, it was all good.
    I moved the dongle over to my 2014 cummins because I just recently had a service 4x4 light come up on the dash and the dongle recognized the truck no problem, and offered a bunch of solutions and even offered me prices from different websites. And told me what part was wrong (front axel lock disconnect actuator) replaced the part and light went away.
    It's not overly large, I think you would need to do some serious maneuvering and freaking out to hit it with your foot/leg.
    I like this dongle (not having used ANY others) because It offers me ease to move it from vehicle to vehicle and check codes and diagnose easily (and friends and family vehicles)
    It has a long list of supported gauges to choose from for your live screen.
    I haven't driven anywhere as this truck just sits and waits to get beaten up in the bush. So just sitting in the yard and starting it and watching Temps & dials move. Haha20210512_155857.jpg 20210512_155921.jpg 20210512_155908.jpg
     
  10. May 16, 2021 at 4:23 PM
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    Anyone else have a problem getting veepeak to pair? Mine did at first now it's showing up just not letting me select it...I've tried disconnecting it and reconnecting it in an acts the same. I go to connected touch the screen and nothing happens.
     
  11. May 16, 2021 at 6:52 PM
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    I use the VeePeak mini and it’s never given me any issues. I can leave it plugged in or disconnect and it always auto connects to my phone.
     
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