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    can some one recomend a OBD II reader

    Im looking to buy one and i see a few diffrent brands out there but basicly

    I want to be able to hook it up to my laptop
    and then later on
    hook it up in a diffrent car perminetly attached to my carputer

    any suggestions

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    What if you have OBD 1, is there an interface for that.

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    look into www.scantool.net ... the software leaves a little to be desired but the hardware is cheap and they allow other developers to code for their hardware.
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    ordered mine today

    i hope to entgerage it into the car puter but well see

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    which did you order?
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    General question for a newbie:
    do we get speed info trough the OBD-II port or just diag info?
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