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Old 05-06-2008, 09:51 PM   #1
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so I'm gonna make the plunge and get a wideband, gotta be safe! but which one?

my choices seem to be either LC-1 with gauge for $290 from innovative, or the AEM with gauge for $280 from flyin miata. I also have my mom's old laptop I could use, which would allow me to get the LC-1 without the gauge for $199? does anyone know of a another option? or somewhere else I could pick up any of these options for cheaper? any big issues with any of these chioces? I'm planning on getting a mspnp within the next year hopefully, if that makes any difference. thanks for the help!
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Innovate LC1, ask [email protected] He got the hook up.

I think its 220 shipped from him.
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is that for the one w/gauge? and if that's the case, could I get the one w/o the gauge for cheaper thatn $199? thanks for the lightning fast response! and am I supposed to call/email/visit website for this deal
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i love my uego. havent had a problem with it since. i dont think many ppl have problems with them unlike the lc-1 that i keep hearing horror stories on. Plus i dont like the fact that you have to take it out every once in a while and free air calibrate it.

uego for 232 shipped on ebay.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/AEM-U...spagenameZWDVW
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any answers about whether or not I can get the LC-1 w/o gauge for any cheaper than $199 at speedware or anywhere else? otherwise I am slightly leaning towards the AEM, although I'd love to log my a/f numbers in a laptop and be able to look at them later, I'd be able to do that with the lc-1, correct?
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You can log the AFRs on a laptop with the AEM or the LC1. The LC1 is nice and is probably a little more accurate than the AEM when it is installed correctly. I like my AEM very much though and the install is very simple. Either choice will be a wise one. You can get both the AEM and LC1 from [email protected]
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any answers about whether or not I can get the LC-1 w/o gauge for any cheaper than $199 at speedware or anywhere else? otherwise I am slightly leaning towards the AEM, although I'd love to log my a/f numbers in a laptop and be able to look at them later, I'd be able to do that with the lc-1, correct?
I think you can get it cheaper then 199 without the gauge. As for how to contact him, you gotta go to the vendor section and shoot him a pm.
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ebay had lc1 for 170 i think plus the sensor is 50 if it goes bad.
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Hmmmm....

I was at first going to get a Uego. Then hearing all the great things about the LC-1 and its ability to work alongside the MS, I was dead set on it.

What horror stories are we talking about here. I plan on getting my wb02 soon, so any insight on these issues would be awesome.

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^ alot of the horror stories was just user error.
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I read a few of them myself, but still wanted to ask people's opinion. just search for "LC-1" and you'll get a bunch of threads of people asking for help, sounds like its very sensitive to grounding problems?
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All the horror stories I've read have been related to people not able to RTFM!! Follow the instructions and the LC-1 shouldn't give problems.
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