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Old 05-25-2015, 10:47 PM   #1
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Default Used wideband that came with my car, found it in the trunk, quick question



I found all of this in the trunk of my Miata shortly after I purchased the car, I knew it had been previously turbo'd, and I think the guy forgot about this.

Question: Do I have everything I need to hook this up? Is there anything I am missing?

Innovates instructions say I should have red, blue, white, black, yellow, and brown wires. I have 3 red and 3 black.


I found this exact model on amazon (Amazon.com: Innovate Motorsports 3795 DB BLUE Complete Wideband Gauge Kit (2 1/16 52mm) with LC-1, O2 Sensor, Bung and Plug: Automotive)
It has good reviews, so I'd like to try it. Some of the wires have electrical tape all over them though. I'm wondering if it's a smart idea to even install a used wideband that I have 0 information on.

Thanks for the help guys! Much appreciated!

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You might need a new sensor, but as long as the controller works you should be fine.

Are you sure the 3 red and 3 black wires are original? If you pull back some more of the tape you might find the rainbow of wires the instructions mention. Without them you'll never get it wired up properly.

I used to have an LC-1. Grounding is very important. If I remember you can skip the push button switch and LED and use your laptop to reset/calibrate the sensor.
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<p>you need to remove the wires he added to the loom, find the colors you are looking for.</p>
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