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Old 05-02-2007, 10:40 PM   #1
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just wondering if anyone knows if ill need a full wideband o2 sensor kit or if i just need the actual sensor when i use it with my mk1 link ems???
the price difference is like $50 to $400...
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you need the whole kit--sensor, controller, and you should get a gauge too
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Innovate LC-1 w/ DB gauge is $265 from Wideopenthrottle on these forums.
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Old 05-02-2007, 11:47 PM   #4
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lc1 is also on ebay for like $160, link should have a o2 input I would think. You dont really need a gauge if you can datalog.
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Yep, I retail the DB Kit for 259
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lc1 is also on ebay for like $160, link should have a o2 input I would think. You dont really need a gauge if you can datalog.
Be careful on ebay, Innovate reported recently that a **** ton of fakes have shown up on ebay, they may or may not work.. saving $20-40 bucks might cost you an engine.
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Old 05-03-2007, 12:16 AM   #7
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mine works fine...
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Can the DB gauge be purchased seperately?
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Yes.
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mine works fine...
And it may be a real innovate, that doesn't mean that the next auction will be.


http://www.innovatemotorsports.com/eBay.php
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Even if you can datalog, having a wideband gauge that you can glance at periodically helps a ton.
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just wondering if anyone knows if ill need a full wideband o2 sensor kit or if i just need the actual sensor when i use it with my mk1 link ems???
the price difference is like $50 to $400...
thanks
Not sure if you know this, but the Mk1 Link needs to be modified to process a wideband input (same with the Link IAT and knock sensors).
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Yes.
I guess I should have phrased my question differently. How much and where? : )
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I bought mine through eBay through DIYautotune....a few bucks cheaper on there vs. their site.
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mail fm for the board adjustment... need to cut a trace ,and solder on a difficult location.. hope your handy...(have the new chip??) Remove the chip during soldering!!
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I just got my LC-1 in the mail today! I'm thinking of hooking it up to my Autotune and my Autometer NB gauge. Either way I'm happy!
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On my Link, all I had to do was cut a trace. Didn't have to solder anything
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Maybe that's why it didn't work
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On my Link, all I had to do was cut a trace. Didn't have to solder anything
Newer link probably. Mine is like that as well.


Actually, I got mine used, and ran the car with a 4 wire O2 for about a year. I got a wideband and opened up the link to cut the trace for running the WBO2 into it, and found it was already cut! Apparantly the Link will still work fine with a narrow band with that trace cut.....
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