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Old 11-18-2021, 11:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
redpoint5
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My Ultragauge screen is fading and barely visible, let alone legible.

I purchased an LG G-max 8" tablet quite a long time ago for $40 with the intent to use as an OBDII reader display. It worked out very well and I had all sorts of gauges for the Prius loaded. Was neat to see exactly what temperature the engine would shut off, for instance.

I still have it, but now that I rarely drive, sold the Prius, and have a company vehicle with free fuel, I never use it. That said, I did just get Grandfather's truck going and am curious to see what I can learn from monitoring various parameters on it. Interested to see what kind of fuel economy I can get once I burn through the remainder of the 5 year old fuel.

My tablet is secured with adhesive velcro. Since the Prius had no gauges in the traditional spot behind the steering wheel, I just placed it there. Most vehicles would be tricky to find a spot to mount a tablet in a spot that doesn't block your view of anything, but also not too far from the windshield.
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