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scan gauge

i know the scan gauge has the feature that allows you to send a code to the ecm but has anyone come up with a usefull use for this? i cant come up with anything.

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What scan gauge??

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ScanGaugeII - Trip Computers + Digital Gauges + Scan Tool

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Is this what you mean?
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"Make and store up to 10 rewritable special codes
to send to the vehicle computer"
I guess that is a way to set up certain perameters and save them? IDK.

That seems like an ok product to me, I would only ever use it for a scan tool though to clear codes. I don't ever trust all in one digital gauges like that. Not sure that would even work on our trucks?
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i have one....i use it for the trip computer and gas millage mainly. it tells you how many gallons you are going to need on the next fill up and it has never been more then .5 gallons off after an entire tank. it is also nice that it records your speed and millage with bigger tires, just makes life eaier.

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I have an Aeroforce scan guage I got from Terminator Engineering. Very nice guage and reads anything your pcm does, runs cylinder contribution tests and buzz tests as well

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I have an Aeroforce scan guage I got from Terminator Engineering. Very nice guage and reads anything your pcm does, runs cylinder contribution tests and buzz tests as well
Really?
How much did you pay for yours? I thought you had to go the AE route to do those tests accurately. Wouldn't be the first time I was wrong...I just didn't think you could do it that cheap...

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Really?
How much did you pay for yours? I thought you had to go the AE route to do those tests accurately. Wouldn't be the first time I was wrong...I just didn't think you could do it that cheap...
Terminator Engineering

They can take up to 2 analog inputs like pyrometer and (actual)boost.

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ARE THESE THINGS WORTH IT????

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ARE THESE THINGS WORTH IT????

Since it does more than a scan tool can and it is a multi-function gauge, I think is is worth it. I have been thinking about one but I already have AE.

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