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Old 08-31-2010, 09:14 AM
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Best diagnostic tool for the $

Didnt find anything on this whats the best diagnostic tool for the $ when it comes to the 6.0s and 7.3s? Is the motorcraft ids mds labtop software the only way to go? It says it was like $2700 without a labtop
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Didnt find anything on this whats the best diagnostic tool for the $ when it comes to the 6.0s and 7.3s? Is the motorcraft ids mds labtop software the only way to go? It says it was like $2700 without a labtop
That would be the best way to go.

But Autoenginuity with the pro link data connector works well too
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Old 08-31-2010, 09:20 AM
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I just ordered one of these yesterday. ScanTool.net LLC - OBDLink S Scan Tool/OBD Interface - ScanTool.net

not sure how well it will work, but it has a 90 day $$$ back guarantee so we shall see.
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Old 08-31-2010, 09:23 AM
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I just ordered one of these yesterday. ScanTool.net LLC - OBDLink S Scan Tool/OBD Interface - ScanTool.net

not sure how well it will work, but it has a 90 day $$$ back guarantee so we shall see.
Im thinking Mavsps is looking for something way more capable than that for what he's planning to do
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Old 08-31-2010, 09:27 AM
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Im thinking Mavsps is looking for something way more capable than that for what he's planning to do
Yeah I know it is a pretty basic setup compared to others, but for the $$$ I felt it was worth a shot.
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Im just looking for something that I can make a few extra bucks with. with the autointegrity can u view injector charts and cancel injectors like u can with the ids? Also does it have the graph of actual vs desired voltage to certain sensors and electronics?
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Im just looking for something that I can make a few extra bucks with. with the autointegrity can u view injector charts and cancel injectors like u can with the ids? Also does it have the graph of actual vs desired voltage to certain sensors and electronics?
Yes you can do all of that with Autoenginuity and the ford bundle
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AE FTW! My AE has paid for itself over and over
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Yeah I know it is a pretty basic setup compared to others, but for the $$$ I felt it was worth a shot.
That only tells you what codes have been set. It doesn't do any diagnostics like AE.
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THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE INFO. Does anyone have any tips to starting a customer client base? Phone book? I will be traveling to the location of the truck usually. Not looking really start balls deep into pulling the cab off of a truck just yet. Im decently experienced in changing injectors and egrs and that sort.
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