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What Can You Do with a ScanTool OBDLink Bluetooth Reader?

If you ever wanted to read your car’s mind and see what it’s thinking about look no further than the ScanTool OBDLink LX Bluetooth OBD II port reader. The on board diagnostics (version 2) port is required on all cars manufactured for sale in the United States after January 1, 1996 and some specific models sold in California in 1994 and 1995.  If your car is older than this it does not have the correct port to work with OBD II port scanners. Continue reading

Waze Has Made All Radar Detectors Obsolete

Even casual motorists are always on the look out for the 5-0, not wanting to get pulled over. But for road warriors the speed trap is less of a statistical likelihood and more of an absolute certainty. You don’t want to get a huge ticket (with hefty fees on top of the fine) just for accidentally going 5MPH over while passing that hyper-miling Prius that refuses to budge off 63MPH.

For years I held onto the greatest radar detector ever made, the Valentine One. But the Google owned Waze smartphone app has finally convinced me to put away the V1 and sign onto the future. Continue reading