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Old 10-17-2010, 10:07 PM   #1
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Default If no one minds me asking, why do we all use LC-1s?

Is there some super feature or something that I don't know about or something? Seems like the LC1 is the most finicky, unreliable, nitpicky, most annoying wideband out there.

I know people are running like PLXs and AEMs and ****, so why do we all use LC1s? Serious question.
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Old 10-17-2010, 10:09 PM   #2
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I use aem and never had any problems
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I use AEM as well.
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If you're running ver 1.1 firmware, back it down to 1.0, it's allot less troublesome.

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I don't run an LC-1. AEM and happy.
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I love my PLX. Would get another one.
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Fastest reaction time, repeatable, accurate, cheap replacement sensors.
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Old 10-17-2010, 10:25 PM   #8
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Running a PLX here and wouldn't use a LC1 if you gave it to me.
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Old 10-17-2010, 10:26 PM   #9
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I've used the same PLX on my past three cars-- I love the gauage and feedback
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I installed an LC-1 for a friend in his RX7 and he had it out and sold within the month. He hated it.
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PLX user here.
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I bought mine because it was cheap. And once in a while, while driving I have to cycle power because the gauge starts blinking like it's just been powered on.
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I use the autometer nexus wideband because it matches the rest of my ****. It stays turned off on extended cranks and when the sensor starts to die is does stupid **** and then hangs at 14.7. It seems fairly accurate and is normally within .3-.5 of the wideband on the hydra. I chalk that up to the sensors being in different locations though.
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I had an AEM originally. Never liked it. The display was both slow and jumpy (a hard thing to achieve) and the analog output seemed to drift in and out of calibration.

Changed it out for an LC-1 about a year and a half ago. Very pleased with it.
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under 200 new with gauge from amazon is probably part of it.
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AEM Eugo is under 200 too, it's only like 20 bucks more than the LC1.
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What savington said, fastest reaction time with the readouts.
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http://14point7.com/

That is where my wb came from. It kinda Rocks.
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