Jerry
Jerry Dork
12/18/13 9:13 a.m.

I'm selling the 2006 Scion xB and I have one of those interfaces to use my cell and Torque app. Should I keep the interface for another vehicle, or is it worth it?

Bought a 2001 Subaru Impreza, and who knows what I'll have in a year or two.

GameboyRMH
GameboyRMH MegaDork
12/18/13 9:20 a.m.

Keep it, they're universal.

mazdeuce
mazdeuce SuperDork
12/18/13 9:55 a.m.

Keep it.

N Sperlo
N Sperlo MegaDork
12/18/13 10:00 a.m.

I switch um between anything I need.

Jerry
Jerry Dork
12/18/13 11:52 a.m.

Excellent.

SilverFleet
SilverFleet SuperDork
12/18/13 11:56 a.m.

I have used mine on 3 completely different OBDII vehicles with no issues. They were from 1997, 2010, and 2012. Keep it.

Storz
Storz Dork
12/18/13 12:02 p.m.

Yep I use mine on anything that is OBDII

Jerry
Jerry Dork
12/23/13 6:55 a.m.

I found the Subaru's port this weekend, makes it stick straight down into my shin. I don't see me leaving this in the car like I did the Scion. (Unless I can find a much shorter one or a cable to extend it to the side.)

JohnRW1621
JohnRW1621 UltimaDork
12/23/13 6:59 a.m.

They do make a shorter version now. Search amazon.

Tyler H
Tyler H SuperDork
12/23/13 9:15 a.m.

Not all of them are built the same. I bought a bunch of them for stocking stuffers @$12/ea last year. The V6 MR2 has the OBD2 port in the trunk, and some identical units didn't have the range to get up to the cabin.

My buddy had a ~2004 Sable and the shorty wouldn't work, but the full size one would.

Still a great time we're living in when you can get Torque Pro and an ELM327 interface for under $20.

mad_machine
mad_machine MegaDork
12/23/13 11:31 a.m.

Even the basic free Torque is good

Ransom
Ransom UberDork
12/23/13 12:31 p.m.

In reply to mad_machine:

It's true! I mostly paid the $5 for Torque Pro because I want them to keep at it and/or I was so thankful for the app I wanted to buy the developer a pint

Jerry
Jerry Dork
12/23/13 5:48 p.m.

In reply to Ransom:

I did Pro too. For $5 I can't even get a decent burger.

Jerry
Jerry Dork
12/24/13 10:41 a.m.

I just found one that someone mentioned using their S3 phone and WRX, sounded safe after wading through all the comments that they did or didn't work. Looks like I'll have an extra, maybe for the fiancee's Element.

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