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Recently fitted a Scangauge in the ashtray opening, been getting some interesting figures.

7ml down steep hill and country lanes to local market town, cold start but engine hot because of engine heater. 22.0mpg

Return journey engine half warm, country lanes and up steep hill. 17.0mpg

Trip over the moors to Whitby 27.4mpg.

Max.
 

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Hey there, could you please upload a pic to show how you have fitted the Scangauge ? I am thinking of getting one but not sure where I want to put it!

Thanks!
 

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Recently fitted a Scangauge in the ashtray opening, been getting some interesting figures.

7ml down steep hill and country lanes to local market town, cold start but engine hot because of engine heater. 22.0mpg

Return journey engine half warm, country lanes and up steep hill. 17.0mpg

Trip over the moors to Whitby 27.4mpg.

Max.
Sounds interesting would you mind telling me where you purchased

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I'll try and take some piccies tomorrow.

This is the supplier.

ScanGauge2

Even more frightening than the mpg you can set the price/gal and it reads the total fuel cost for the journey. :icon_eek:

Max.
 

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I'm guessing that's for OBD compliant cars only and won't work on my MY99. :icon_frown:
 

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Yes.......we have a scangauge at work and it's no darn use on my 99MY.

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I'm guessing that's for OBD compliant cars only and won't work on my MY99. :icon_frown:
Yes.......we have a scangauge at work and it's no darn use on my 99MY.
On early subaru and JDM car you need a SSMI or SSMII software and correct OBD cable connector to read ECU's.
 

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Does anyone have experiences with installing their Scangauge in a European 2004 car? Will it work? As my signature says, mine is a 2.0 XT.
Thanks in advance.
 

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Don, King of the parts diagram
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Erling said:
Does anyone have experiences with installing their Scangauge in a European 2004 car? Will it work? As my signature says, mine is a 2.0 XT.
Thanks in advance.

Shouldn't be a problem, I'm running one in my MY03 XT.
Any vehicle post 01 should be EOBD (OBDII) compliant.
 

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Is this device literally plug & play - power feed from somewhere and a connector into the OBD2 port...or is a config needed..?

How is it calibrated...?

And how does one get it to work in an FSTI....anyone managed it...?
 

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Is this device literally plug & play - power feed from somewhere and a connector into the OBD2 port...or is a config needed..?

How is it calibrated...?

And how does one get it to work in an FSTI....anyone managed it...?
As major says it might not work on your model. But in answer to your questions it is basically plug and play from just the ODB2 port. You have to input some info such as units, tank and engine size and correct the amount of fuel used for the first couple of fill ups, but thats it.

Max.
 
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