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Old 11-17-2005, 12:22 PM   #1
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what kind of scan tools does every one use??? ive noticed the actron tool but all i can figure out about that is it just shows codes when something messes up. im looking for on that will show everything. kr ign a/f ect. thanks
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what kind of scan tools does every one use??? ive noticed the actron tool but all i can figure out about that is it just shows codes when something messes up. im looking for on that will show everything. kr ign a/f ect. thanks
Actron CP9145, Shows everything... I think the CP9135 is just a code reader

I also use the CP9110( not made anymore ) for 84-95 GM'*...

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ya it was the 9135 and the pocket 9125 that i looked at.. thanks
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one more thing before i forget. what about them scanner that you hook up to your computer??? do they work just like the handheld one?? are they worth it??
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What happened to the Scantool Registry thread???

I have an AutoXray EZScan 5000

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Don't buy the 9135 as your only tool. It ONLY reads codes. No realtime scan.

Actron 9145 is probably the most economical scantool for the money.

Digimoto and Autotap are probably the best two laptop based scanners. But there are others.

http://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=ut...ptop+obd2+scan
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HpTuners www.hptuners.com has the best scanner I have ever seen. And the plus side is you get to modify your pcm if you have a supported vehicle type (thought the scanner works for all obd-2 cars).
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And dont forget you can add a scan gauge that can record and clear codes.
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=38725
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Similar to John'* scantool, I just bought an AutoXray EZ Scan 4000. Haven't even received it yet, but I hope it will do everything.

Since you have a 1999 GTP, check out www.ls1m.com. It includes the Palm IIIxe, and I'm thinking I should have ordered one instead of my AutoXray. We'll find out when it comes in the mail!
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