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Old 06-24-2010, 04:20 PM
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The laptop will log faster than your eye can ever read, and you can record more than you could see. Not to mention you can compare graphs in excel or other software. Great for comparing ignition timing vs wheel torque to determine if an alcohol tune is actually advanced beyond maximum brake torque. I get AEM software for free... considering I am an AEM licensed tuner for all of their aftermarket engine management hardware and software. You can also pin extra sensors that don't come on the stock engine management into the factory engine management to log them as well... for example afr.. knock... ect..
im not saying thats not cool and all but to 99% of us on here thats pretty useless. I suppose if i wanted to monitor graphs and such i could always use the data logging feature with my X-Cal2, i have done that once before but only to log files and send them to the guy that wrote my tune files to do some fine tweaking. so the scangauge may be a waste of money to you but to most of us, its a small price to pay to be able to monitor important things like trans temps, engine temps and other things we cant watch from the cluster gauges.
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Old 06-24-2010, 04:58 PM
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I think its a waste of money. If I need obd2 information I use my laptop and AEM logging software.
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Default Re: ScanGauge, who has them?

would it be worth it to me since im only sittin on a 2WD on 235/75/15's
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Old 06-26-2010, 08:55 AM
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I have a scan gauge in my Jetta. It is good for all that stuff mentioned above, plus, if you try and squeeze the most mileage out of your vehicle, the gauge is a great way to monitor your instant mileage and help you adjust your driving to get the best mileage.

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Old 06-26-2010, 11:38 AM
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I like it. its mounted with the blend mount above my mirror
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I use mine all the time. Especially when my boss' truck throws a code and he wants to get it read and cleared.
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Old 06-26-2010, 11:40 AM
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would it be worth it to me since im only sittin on a 2WD on 235/75/15's
You don't have to have huge tires and whatnot to have a good use for a SG. Even on a stock truck it's nice to be able to monitor things like trans temps and whatnot. So, I'd say yes. It is worth it.
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the other things with scangauge, and this is a good and bad thing, is that it doesn't show real life information, it only shows the info that the computer is getting. Which again, can be a good thing because you can see the info your computer is getting, the only bad thing about that is if a sensor is bad and the computer is receiving false information....

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