follow ft86club on our blog, twitter or facebook.
FT86CLUB
Ft86Club
Speed By Design
Register Garage Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   Scion FR-S Forum | Subaru BRZ Forum | Toyota 86 GT 86 Forum | AS1 Forum - FT86CLUB > Technical Topics > Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment

Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment Anything related to in-car electronics, navigation, and infotainment.


User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-16-2019, 10:21 PM   #1
TOtS
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Drives: 2018 BRZ tS
Location: Mississauga, ON
Posts: 31
Thanks: 24
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Why does the G Force Meter go away as soon as I drive?

I have a G-Force meter in my BRZ tS and I noticed that the screen switches to something else, and I can't access it anymore as soon as I start driving.

Anyone knows the reasons behind it? and is there a way to make it stay on?
Attached Images
 
TOtS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2019, 11:26 PM   #2
Ultramaroon
Going the distance
 
Ultramaroon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Drives: a 13 e8h frs
Location: vantucky, wa
Posts: 22,453
Thanks: 32,993
Thanked 21,626 Times in 11,998 Posts
Mentioned: 826 Post(s)
Tagged: 9 Thread(s)
So you can't watch it while you drive.
__________________
Ultramaroon is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Ultramaroon For This Useful Post:
DarkPira7e (06-19-2019), spike021 (06-19-2019), Spuds (06-16-2019)
Old 06-17-2019, 01:05 AM   #3
gpvecchi
Senior Member
 
gpvecchi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2018
Drives: Toyota GT86 MY19
Location: Italy
Posts: 338
Thanks: 80
Thanked 56 Times in 39 Posts
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
This is the normal behavior for BRZ. Just Toyota works when you drive.
gpvecchi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2019, 02:38 AM   #4
86MLR
Senior Member
 
86MLR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Drives: 2017 86 limited
Location: Sydney
Posts: 996
Thanks: 117
Thanked 681 Times in 391 Posts
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Because the Toyota 86 is the best Subaru......
__________________
Disclaimer: This post represents the official views of the voices in my head at the time of posting.

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=133311
86MLR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2019, 05:11 AM   #5
Skyehigh55
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Drives: 2017 Pure Red BRZ w/ Perf Package
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 27
Thanks: 2
Thanked 7 Times in 6 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
I thought there’s a screen that says the G meter is not displayable during driving.. It’s to be used as a reference, not as an actual live meter.

Here you go bud
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=113169
Skyehigh55 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Skyehigh55 For This Useful Post:
TOtS (06-19-2019)
Old 06-19-2019, 12:45 PM   #6
TOtS
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Drives: 2018 BRZ tS
Location: Mississauga, ON
Posts: 31
Thanks: 24
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skyehigh55 View Post
I thought there’s a screen that says the G meter is not displayable during driving.. It’s to be used as a reference, not as an actual live meter.

Here you go bud
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=113169
Thank you sir
TOtS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2019, 04:02 PM   #7
spike021
Senior Member
 
spike021's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Drives: '17 Limited BRZ CWP w/ PP
Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 2,860
Thanks: 4,322
Thanked 1,776 Times in 1,078 Posts
Mentioned: 39 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skyehigh55 View Post
I thought thereís a screen that says the G meter is not displayable during driving.. Itís to be used as a reference, not as an actual live meter.

Here you go bud
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=113169
Eh to be fair, the 86 (or some trims of the 86 anyway) actually does have a live G meter that is displayable during driving.

Not to take away from what @Ultramaroon said, since clearly it's a safety thing but it's definitely still a feature; just not on BRZ's for some reason. Maybe Subaru is stricter than Toyota when it comes to safety for this kind of stuff.
__________________
Instagram: @spike.86
Quote:
Originally Posted by humfrz View Post
It sounds to me like the delicate, metallic sounds of piston skirts slapping against the cylinder walls
spike021 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to spike021 For This Useful Post:
Ultramaroon (06-20-2019)
Old 06-19-2019, 06:35 PM   #8
Ultramaroon
Going the distance
 
Ultramaroon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Drives: a 13 e8h frs
Location: vantucky, wa
Posts: 22,453
Thanks: 32,993
Thanked 21,626 Times in 11,998 Posts
Mentioned: 826 Post(s)
Tagged: 9 Thread(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by spike021 View Post
Eh to be fair, the 86 (or some trims of the 86 anyway) actually does have a live G meter that is displayable during driving.

Not to take away from what @Ultramaroon said, since clearly it's a safety thing but it's definitely still a feature; just not on BRZ's for some reason. Maybe Subaru is stricter than Toyota when it comes to safety for this kind of stuff.
Meh. Just a dumb toy. "Oooo, shiny!"
__________________
Ultramaroon is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Ultramaroon For This Useful Post:
spike021 (06-19-2019)
Old 06-19-2019, 09:12 PM   #9
wbradley
Sarcastic SOB
 
wbradley's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Drives: '13 FR-S M6, '18 STI Sport
Location: Thornhill Ontario
Posts: 3,329
Thanks: 480
Thanked 1,622 Times in 982 Posts
Mentioned: 15 Post(s)
Tagged: 3 Thread(s)
Garage
+3 HP
__________________
5:AD kit, HKS V1+ S/C, ECUtek dyno'd, Ohlins MP20, Magnaflow cb, Revworks UEL, Topspeed overpipe, Pinnacle Ceramic tint, VG shark fin, HID's, yellow DRL's, full LEDs, red floor lights, Homelink mirror, trunk lid liner, Perrin LWCP, Valenti smoked, Flossy Grip Tape Shorty, GT86 plaque, lighted vanity mirror, Michelin PSS, Project mU +800, DOT4 fluid, 720 Form GTF1 17x8&9, stitched leather bits, EZ valve.
wbradley is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to wbradley For This Useful Post:
spike021 (06-20-2019), Ultramaroon (06-19-2019)
Old 06-20-2019, 02:01 AM   #10
86MLR
Senior Member
 
86MLR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Drives: 2017 86 limited
Location: Sydney
Posts: 996
Thanks: 117
Thanked 681 Times in 391 Posts
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ultramaroon View Post
Meh. Just a dumb toy. "Oooo, shiny!"
Your assumption is correct

My 86 has it, although trying to max it out on all points of the compass was kinda fun, for about 1 minute.
__________________
Disclaimer: This post represents the official views of the voices in my head at the time of posting.

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=133311
86MLR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2019, 12:28 PM   #11
Ultramaroon
Going the distance
 
Ultramaroon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Drives: a 13 e8h frs
Location: vantucky, wa
Posts: 22,453
Thanks: 32,993
Thanked 21,626 Times in 11,998 Posts
Mentioned: 826 Post(s)
Tagged: 9 Thread(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by 86MLR View Post
Your assumption is correct

My 86 has it, although trying to max it out on all points of the compass was kinda fun, for about 1 minute.
The 45,135,225, and 315-degree vectors would be the most fun, I'm guessing.
__________________
Ultramaroon is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Ultramaroon For This Useful Post:
spike021 (06-20-2019)
Old 06-20-2019, 05:54 PM   #12
86MLR
Senior Member
 
86MLR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Drives: 2017 86 limited
Location: Sydney
Posts: 996
Thanks: 117
Thanked 681 Times in 391 Posts
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ultramaroon View Post
The 45,135,225, and 315-degree vectors would be the most fun, I'm guessing.
Stinking flyboys with your big numbers and angles and stuff.

I was only ever taught to count up to three.

Whaan-two-three-whaan.
__________________
Disclaimer: This post represents the official views of the voices in my head at the time of posting.

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=133311
86MLR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2019, 09:07 PM   #13
Ultramaroon
Going the distance
 
Ultramaroon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Drives: a 13 e8h frs
Location: vantucky, wa
Posts: 22,453
Thanks: 32,993
Thanked 21,626 Times in 11,998 Posts
Mentioned: 826 Post(s)
Tagged: 9 Thread(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by 86MLR View Post
Stinking flyboys with your big numbers and angles and stuff.

I was only ever taught to count up to three.

Whaan-two-three-whaan.
How many fingers do you have?
__________________
Ultramaroon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2019, 11:16 PM   #14
86MLR
Senior Member
 
86MLR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Drives: 2017 86 limited
Location: Sydney
Posts: 996
Thanks: 117
Thanked 681 Times in 391 Posts
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ultramaroon View Post
How many fingers do you have?
All of them, more luck than good drills though.
__________________
Disclaimer: This post represents the official views of the voices in my head at the time of posting.

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=133311
86MLR is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2017 G meter imprezza Subaru BRZ General Forum 91 11-11-2017 04:17 AM
LHD 3-meter gauge-pod? TuxedoCartman Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 27 02-11-2015 07:19 PM
TRD Sports Meter Kit imravenit Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 18 05-10-2013 10:06 AM
G-force meter mikepaul21 Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 2 03-17-2013 02:24 PM
Does it have MPG meter? 8987846 Subaru BRZ General Forum 34 05-18-2012 01:35 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Garage vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.