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Old 01-16-2004, 11:21 PM   #1
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any sugguestions? i need an obd1 reader that has full scan capability and doesnt have to be hooked up to a computer to give me my info, preferably one for around 200 maybe a little more
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Actron CP9110 + CP9111
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would 220 be a good price for the Actron CP9110 and gm cartridge or should i look elsewhere
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Start at Autozone to see if they or anyone else in the area has any left on clearance.

If you can't find one then $220 is not horrible.
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autozone and advanced auto parts never have anything i need, and as usual they dont have this either, so i guess tomorow im gunna call napa and sears to see what they have, but from what i can tell, they only have obd2 scanners
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Tell Autozone to search all of the stores in the area.
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Listen to the gearhead. I got my Actron/cable/cartridge from Autozone for under $160.
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theres a cp 9110 on ebay for under a $100
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...tem=2454214445
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there are 2 of them im in the proccess of biding on one, ill call autozone and ask them to order it, and see what they say if i lose this one.
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jegs has a actron cp9145 for $231 plus $36 for a obd 1 cable
nice thing about the 9145 is it will do all obd ll cars
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