I picked up a Bluedriver ODB2 reader - Boost

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  1. paul larose

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    Hello All,

    Like i mentioned above i picked up an ODB2 reader, there are so many options for live data that i can't figure out which one would show me the boost pressure (or if its even possible). Would any of you know which option i should pick to show me the live boost pressure? And any live data i should be watching.

    thanks a bunch,

    Paul
     
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    SM105K Land Yacht Pilot Supporting Member

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    If you have a Android phone the application "Torque" is a live data app that allows you see any information available on your vehicle. Did you get a Bluetooth OBD2 reader?

    You can also use the pricey Aeroforce gauges.

    If you are going to tune your car, then the SCT device you decide on will give your real time info too.
     
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    Yes i bought the Bluedriver ODB2 to play with, it has its own app. There is so much data i'm unsure which one to use.

    Thanks.
     
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    "Boost" is not a OBD2 parameter. MAP - Manifold Air Pressure is though. You may need to read MAP and Subtract out the BARO reading to get Boost.

    Likewise, Knock Retard is not an OBD2 parameter, so you often need to do something special to read it.
     
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    On my TQ app there is a boost and vac parameter that works.
     
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    The BlueDriver really is not meant for enthusiasts, datalogging, etc. You should pick up the OBDLink MX or MX+ instead to free you to use the apps you want.
     
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    Another vote to get the MUCH better and expensive OBDLink MX+
    Has some advantages and the fact it goes into a low power mode when not being used
    is great for us car guys because I leave it plugged in all the time.
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    I leave the BlueDriver plugged in all the time have not had any issues. Even when leaving it sit for a week.
     
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    Intake Manifold Absolute Pressure is what I monitor.
     

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