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Old 03-16-2010, 07:58 PM   #1
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a buddy told me about these yesterday. he said it's supposed to be better than the LC-1 and AEM widebands...



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$175 for kit, cable, and sensor to my door and I still have to build it.

An LC-1 is $192 shipped 2nd day from amazon (prime!) and comes ready to go. with a warranty.
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I see people bitching about how finicky the lc-1's are all the time. I want something reliable.

Are the AEM any better?
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I see people bitching about how finicky the lc-1's are all the time. I want something reliable.

Are the AEM any better?
lc-1 is only as bad as it's owner. follow the directions and it is great
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what he said. grounds grounds grounds.
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I see people bitching about how finicky the lc-1's are all the time. I want something reliable.

Are the AEM any better?
My LC1 was installed exactly as the instructions said and it works flawlessly, if that means anything.
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No problems with my LC1 either.
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I see people bitching about how finicky the lc-1's are all the time. I want something reliable.

Are the AEM any better?
Doesn't have as good a range as the LC-1, but you shouldn't be operating below 10.0 or above 18.0 anyways, which is where the LC-1 can read, but the AEM cannot. I did a shitty ground to one of the bolts holding metal ECU panel to the floor and it's worked flawlessly so far. Less picky about grounds I guess.
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After building my MS I was convinced a DIY WBO2 was my next project from Tech Edge. The kit cost over $300.00 after shipping to my door, threw it together with nearly ZERO instructions included in the kit and the ****** does NOT WORK. It has some diagnostic tests while building and its stuck on the fourth of fifth. Support? What support?



Never took a picture of it fully assembled and probably never will. Took it up the *** on that project.
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I'm perfectly satisfied with my AEM and see no reason why I would want anything more. Like said above, I have no reason to be above 18:1 or below 10:1. Hook up was easy as can be, works with my MS, seems to be accurate.
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With cashback you can get a new UEGO on ebay for $170
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I'm perfectly satisfied with my AEM and see no reason why I would want anything more. Like said above, I have no reason to be above 18:1 or below 10:1. Hook up was easy as can be, works with my MS, seems to be accurate.
im actually leaning towards AEM.

there's a guy local to me with a turbo protege with an AEM. i'm going to see how he likes it...
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I had problems with the lc-1. Ya it probably was the way i hooked it up and grounded it blah blah blah, But i sold it and got my money back to buy a AEM Uego and it works flawlessly, just grounded to a bolt on the tunnel. It reads perfect to the ms, and i can trust it now and actually tune. No reason to go lc-1 that i see.
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After building my MS I was convinced a DIY WBO2 was my next project from Tech Edge. The kit cost over $300.00 after shipping to my door, threw it together with nearly ZERO instructions included in the kit and the ****** does NOT WORK. It has some diagnostic tests while building and its stuck on the fourth of fifth. Support? What support?



Never took a picture of it fully assembled and probably never will. Took it up the *** on that project.
send it to me with everything that came with it. I'll make it work. It just might take a while. And I might ask for $10 after it's functional.

TechEdge was a good deal when the exchange was .60 USD to 1 AUD
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send it to me with everything that came with it. I'll make it work. It just might take a while. And I might ask for $10 after it's functional.

TechEdge was a good deal when the exchange was .60 USD to 1 AUD
I just might take you up on that. My brother is out of town for a while and its at his shop so I'll have to pick it up and send it off when he gets back.

That'd be great if you could get it working!
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I bought my AEM on ebay for 185 shipped.
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