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Discussion in 'Generation 4 - General Discusson' started by Redneck1465, Sep 26, 2020.

  1. Redneck1465

    Redneck1465 SHO Member

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    Has anyone on here used Forscan before? I am thinking about getting it to use it to check engine codes and do some data logging but I have never used it before. Any insight would be appreciated.
     
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    I've used it, but only to toggle on the AWD display, and turn off the double-honk when you get out of the car and close the door.

    I use Torque or SCT Livelink (if that's still a thing) to do datalogs. Although, I will probably datalog with Forscan at some point in the future.
     
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    yaycandy Bipolar

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    Forscan is fun. When I put sync 3 in my 15 i updated the start up logo to the Shelby snake for the gt350. I think the stock 15 my touch can get the raptor intro, along with st, f150, Lincoln and a couple different ford ones
     
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    I put the RS Performance on mine because it matched the rest of my interior. [​IMG]

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    Me too! Damn maybe we are the same person after all lol
     
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    Speaking of which, has anyone used Forscan to enable a 2016 - or any other year model - to allow for individual tire pressure readings? Assuming it's even possible? Apparently no Sync updates will do the trick, at least according to my stealer.........correction, dealership. :eeeeeek:

    There are earlier year "basic" models - I think I saw a 2014 Ford Edge, for example - that have it . And while I'm aware some later model SHOs have individual readouts, it just boggles my mind that the 2016 SHO does not. :( I mean it was 2016, not 2006.

    This is the ONLY thing about mine that I just....do....not....like. OK, OK. I frickin HATE IT, truth be told. :madflame:

    Can anyone help? Especially in Central or South Florida? I'd pay a high premium for just that TPMS capability to be enabled in my vehicle (possibly others, too.) Plus a generous tip, to any of your interested in making some cold, hard cash on an easy job. :)

    Holler at yer boy!!!!
     
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    yaycandy Bipolar

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    Where happened?
     
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    SHOCALL SHO Member Supporting Member

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    I am pretty sure individual tire pressure display is not possible on our platform. There are some other forscan threads out there too that have more information.
     
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    yaycandy Bipolar

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    They are readable, my obd link shows live individual readings. They are finding new things on forscan for our platform, a few codes found just this week on the wikia crankshaft collation for ford electronics. I research the f*** out of things, I've dumped lots of research time into forscan over the past few months and found lots of sites and other people who experiment with it.
     
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    I use Torque to read my TPMS in real time.
     
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    what new stuff was found? I haven't messed with it in a while other than scanning body module error codes when my seats stop blowing cold air up my crack.
     
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    I have an independent system that gives me Real Time tire air pressure and temperature for all four tires it's solar powered and Bluetooth that reads my tires censors
     
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    Dumb question time. Are you all that use Forscan doing the mods on a computer or via phone interface?
     
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    yaycandy Bipolar

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    Computer with a obd2 to usb cord
     
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    Thank you all for your replies. Going to do some research on Torque TPMS and see if I can figure this all out.
     
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    I love Torque Pro, great for a very customizable dash gauge setup. I run a dedicated small, cheap tablet so I don't interrupt usage of the phone for any tasks. Was running my tires at about 42psi that day.
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    Thank you. Figured as much, wanted to confirm.
     
  18. Redneck1465

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    Do you guys suggest the Bluetooth OBD adapter so you can use it on your phone and computer or the USB adapter?
     
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    USB. the bluetooth adapter can go to sleep if you take to long
     
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    Yup, USB for forscan, i have the Bluetooth one for the tablet running torque.
     

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