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Old 01-04-2019, 03:02 PM
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I just returned an OBD2 adapter that wouldn't do what I was expecting. Would someone please tell the brand, model adapter they use on a 2017 F-150 Lariat that will allow me to program Bambi mode and similar stuff.. Looking at the 5 million adapters on Amazon gives me a headache....Hopefully $50 or less.....Thanks
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I just returned an OBD2 adapter that wouldn't do what I was expecting. Would someone please tell the brand, model adapter they use on a 2017 F-150 Lariat that will allow me to program Bambi mode and similar stuff.. Looking at the 5 million adapters on Amazon gives me a headache....Hopefully $50 or less.....Thanks
This what everyone I know uses including myself.

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Simailar if not made on the same line, Bluetooth/wireless conects easily with WIN 10 tablet, Wired USB used with WIN 8.2 laptop. The HS MS switch is needed. I could not connect via Bluetooth but could connect well wireless. KM
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First post of the FORSCan thread has a tutorial which lists the adapters... The highest quality Bluetooth adapter is the OBDLink MX. Also the priciest. I don't like frustration, I bought this and it works great. No cords, no issues.

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Does anyone know if you can do the forscan tuning/tweaking with an IPad? I don’t have any window machines.
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This what everyone I know uses including myself.

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Same for me.
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Does anyone know if you can do the forscan tuning/tweaking with an IPad? I donít have any window machines.
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Only if you can run a Windows emulator on it.
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First post of the FORSCan thread has a tutorial which lists the adapters... The highest quality Bluetooth adapter is the OBDLink MX. Also the priciest. I don't like frustration, I bought this and it works great. No cords, no issues.
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First post of the FORSCan thread has a tutorial which lists the adapters... The highest quality Bluetooth adapter is the OBDLink MX. Also the priciest. I don't like frustration, I bought this and it works great. No cords, no issues.
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I still use a Pass Through Cord on mine, lap top has no Bluetooth on it and I cannot park it close enough to my Desktop for the Bluetooth on it.
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