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Old 02-27-2009, 06:54 PM   #1
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Old 02-27-2009, 07:02 PM   #2
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Really unnecessary.


But still cool.
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Old 02-27-2009, 07:36 PM   #3
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Where have you been? Those have been out for a while.
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Old 02-27-2009, 07:43 PM   #4
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I've been out of the loop on most things for the past few months. No internet at work FTL.

I'm getting an office next week though.
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Old 02-27-2009, 08:41 PM   #5
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That's pretty cool. It's not any more expensive than a Defi setup.

PLX

Gauge - $209
Boost/Vac Sensor - 99
Water Temp - 89
Oil Temp - 89
Oil Pressure - 129

Total - $515 for essentially 5 gauges

I think I had that much in a defi control module, boost gauge, and water temp gauge in my last 300zx with an extra gauge that had to be mounted and monitored 2 fewer parameters.
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Neato. Good for those who want a lot of info and don't have space for or want many gauges.
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That's pretty cool. It's not any more expensive than a Defi setup.

PLX

Gauge - $209
Boost/Vac Sensor - 99
Water Temp - 89
Oil Temp - 89
Oil Pressure - 129

Total - $515 for essentially 5 gauges

I think I had that much in a defi control module, boost gauge, and water temp gauge in my last 300zx with an extra gauge that had to be mounted and monitored 2 fewer parameters.
Thats kinda what I was thinking, less clutter but wonder how life would be like eading 5 pieces of info on a 2" screen.
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Old 02-28-2009, 08:56 PM   #9
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Gimmick
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Whatever dude. You try reading your gauge without the 'bling' wallpaper and flame animations.
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since my "old" (but brand new) plx was stolen, i ordered new one from ebay for $188 shipped. they are way cool. one gauge for EVERYTHING!
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Super cool, but I've had to send my DM-100 back twice for repairs. It's still not working 100%. It has a tendancy to freeze randomly, forcing me to restart my car to get it to reset.
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Super cool, but I've had to send my DM-100 back twice for repairs. It's still not working 100%. It has a tendancy to freeze randomly, forcing me to restart my car to get it to reset.
that boost sensor works good?
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they look cool.
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Super cool, but I've had to send my DM-100 back twice for repairs. It's still not working 100%. It has a tendancy to freeze randomly, forcing me to restart my car to get it to reset.
Mine does that too.
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that boost sensor works good?
Haven't installed it yet. I just got my DM-100 back a couple of weeks ago. The first time I sent it in, the turnaround time was really fast. This time, it took 6 weeks to get it back. I was going to install the boost module this weekend, but with the DM-100 acting like a douche, I'm not sure what I'm going to do. It's bad enough having just your AF readings randomly going black on you.

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Mine does that too.
That's good, I know it's not just me. That's bad, they haven't figured out how to fix that glitch.

Does yours freeze if you go over bumps? I thought I had a loose connection at first, but the random freezing can happen while cruising down a mirror smooth freeway.

I reinstalled my PLX-300 into the third O2 sensor bung I had installed on my DP. That thing is a tank and would work through nuclear armageddon.
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I guess needles and gauge faces just dont work anymore, and arent cool enough. Im going to replace my speedometer with a sun dial and a complex set of equations to figure out my speed, then remove my tach and install a full time timing light and a wheel geared to the crankshaft to check my engine speed. If they arent cool enough I will put some cool decals on them, or set them on fire.
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Does yours freeze if you go over bumps? I thought I had a loose connection at first, but the random freezing can happen while cruising down a mirror smooth freeway.
Haven't noticed on bumps before. Mainly does it while cruising at one constant speed for a while like you stated. Usually I will just drive the car normal, and it will finally decide that it wants to work again after a couple minutes.
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I had an M-300 wideband for several years, but switched to a UEGO last year when the o2 sensor died. I like their new kiwi wifi obd2 system for iphone/ipod touch.
PLX Kiwi Wifi - Connect your iPhone / iPod Touch to your car's OBD2 OBDII Port.
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