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Old 06-03-2005, 12:20 PM   #21
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I love it.
Count me in.

Where are you planning to mount it
Even though I can't afford one, I was thinking about it, and there'* that big empty spot on the 98'* (probably all 92-99'*) right below the stereo. A little work with the dremel and it'd be easy to read it and reach it. And it wouldn't be on the pillar daring all the ricers to act stupid around you
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excuse my crappy head unit i got it for 10 bucks
Yeah. Sumthin like that.....

Too bad I can't afford one....
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plus the cool thing is that you can clear the DTC'*

i cant wait for my OBDII car so i can install these
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with this setup can the scanner its self be used in other cars with out taking out the whole setup?
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with this setup can the scanner its self be used in other cars with out taking out the whole setup?
I read the whole manual and yes you could pack it around between different gm units. Any obd 2 equiped gm product that is.
Note: the vortec 4800 does not display the throttle posistion voltage, only glich I found.
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Only for OBD II???? BOOO!!!!!!!!

I have a piullar pod that would be awesome looking in....Unless I read the site wrong or something and they have it for my OBD 1.5 Bastard child? I'm in if it will work for 95 SSEi...No collor preferance....Plus with this I wouldn't need a trans temp gauge...
It wont work with OBD 1.5


But see above... gimme a month or so and ill see if i can whip up anything.
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Its just a reader (scanner) not a programmer.
There is a guy over a cgp that has a harness that will allow up to 3 of these running at the same time, thats a total of 6 parameters viewed at the same time
Trans temp
KR
Volts
Boost
Maf
IAT
Thats a lot of data to take in while your driving
PDad...try having the scanner on you lap while driving and flipping up and down through the readings...lol... really takes some concentration and low traffic roads
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Only for OBD II???? BOOO!!!!!!!!

I have a piullar pod that would be awesome looking in....Unless I read the site wrong or something and they have it for my OBD 1.5 Bastard child? I'm in if it will work for 95 SSEi...No collor preferance....Plus with this I wouldn't need a trans temp gauge...
It wont work with OBD 1.5


But see above... gimme a month or so and ill see if i can whip up anything.
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Its just a reader (scanner) not a programmer.
There is a guy over a cgp that has a harness that will allow up to 3 of these running at the same time, thats a total of 6 parameters viewed at the same time
Trans temp
KR
Volts
Boost
Maf
IAT
Thats a lot of data to take in while your driving
PDad...try having the scanner on you lap while driving and flipping up and down through the readings...lol... really takes some concentration and low traffic roads
He already does that with his Digimoto and laptop
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Thats not a bad idea actually, I was looking today and it might work?
Have to give up a vent but with 30 others I'm sure I wont miss it
Will have to make up some kind of trim piece so it angles more to the driver and maybe a wee hood to block the light?
Wish I had a pillar pod though
Im not to0 concerned about the angle... i think it might be enough... i know jegs sells bezels to angel guages anyway but i havent looked into them yet...
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The Interceptor is a 2 1/16" gauge that reads, displays, and records any two of
up to 28* important engine operating parameters. These parameters are
typically accessed via a scan tool. Scan tools plug into the OBD2 port
(diagnostic port located under the dash) and display critical data necessary for
performance tuning and problem diagnosis. The Interceptor also reads and
clears DTC'* (Diagnostic Trouble Codes).
There is a black unit with orange lites coming soon, Bout $220 each.

slow site www.aeroforcetech.com

Any intrest in a group buy for black/orange combo?

Sounds like a great way to monitor that KR...Count me in. (hopefully a nice discount)
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Did a little install investigation today and I'm happy to say I've found a home.

I'm going to mount mine in the drivers side left top vent, I pulled the trim off today and measured everything up. You need to plug the vent hole so the heat wont get to the gauge and over heat it.
The gauge comes with 5' of cable and plugs into the obd2 port under the steering wheel. It can easily pulled up throught the hush panel and threaded into the vent tube where the tube mates with the vent trim.

No word on a discount yet but they are shipping the backlog orders next week, I'll be happy if they through in free shipping but we'll see.
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More news;
They do not offer a group purchace as it goes against their vendor contracts, they mentioned contacting one of the vendors and I did not have any luck

Next, there is a problem with the gauge keys going to 'sleep' and not functioning on 2000 and 2001 Gp'*. The problem stems from the security system and it may take up to 2 weeks to show up. They have a special cable that requires a switched 12 volt source aside from the obd2 connector for the Gp'*. In talking with them we are not sure if this issue exists with the Bonnevilles or not?
So I bought one on my own to try out, they will ship me 2 cables and I'll let them know which one works on a bonne, well a 2k at least.

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