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    Carputer

    I've got my carputer all installed now but i was wondering if anyone has dealt with running using the diagnostics port to display information on their screens. I am not really even sure what would be displayed and if its anything worthwhile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beseiged View Post
    I've got my carputer all installed now but i was wondering if anyone has dealt with running using the diagnostics port to display information on their screens. I am not really even sure what would be displayed and if its anything worthwhile.
    By diagnostics port I assume you mean OBDII, and there is an entire subforum here dedicated to that. So there is your keyword: "OBDII"
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    Or "OBD-II" even!
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    It's a cool add on, but I don't really see a need for it unless your big into performance cars and racing and all that.
    Yes, that really IS my car, sad, though it may be, I'm putting a computer in it.

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    OBD-II won't do anything for performance, it's for engine diagnostics.

    And considering just going to the dealership once to have them scan for you would end up being the same price as purchasing one of these scanners....
    Jan Bennett
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