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Author Topic: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2  (Read 8053 times)

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #25 on: August 12, 2014, 05:26:54 PM »
For an individual, paying $3-500 for a *known* clone is worth it. Risk is low, if it fails quickly (or never works), cc chargeback is an option.
Ebay is definitely overpriced, aliexpress seems to be the place to go, and the saab forum has reviews from high post-count members of which sellers have functional units. That's all that matters.

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #26 on: August 12, 2014, 09:05:12 PM »
I would like to be able to find/rent one, so that i can re-program the HHR USB radio that i recently purchased for my Sky. I was able to install one in my 2008 HHR SS, but the tech who did it, has left, and the other techs don't seem to know/don't want to do, to make it work. I'm pretty sure that if i could play with a tech2 a little, i could make the radio to work in no time.  :coffee:
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #28 on: August 13, 2014, 06:01:58 AM »
So what are you trying to say Wartie?

Caveat Emptor,  that is all!!!!!!

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #29 on: December 02, 2014, 11:15:44 PM »
Tech 2 was ordered tonight.  Thanks Santa!!!

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #30 on: December 03, 2014, 06:28:56 AM »
Tech 2 was ordered tonight.  Thanks Santa!!!
Looks like you have been a good boy :)
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #31 on: December 03, 2014, 10:44:10 AM »
a really good boy
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #32 on: December 03, 2014, 01:35:12 PM »
Sweet!
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #33 on: December 03, 2014, 02:56:36 PM »
Which one did ya get??
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #34 on: December 03, 2014, 11:25:02 PM »
Hopefully not the one Reed posted.

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #35 on: December 04, 2014, 09:20:57 AM »
We ordered up 2 of them here, one came in and didn't work, the other one did. They are a lot of fun and you can do some really neat things with them for sure!
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #36 on: December 04, 2014, 01:13:32 PM »
Which one did you end up ordering, Dave? From which vendor? Yet another semi-useful toy I must have :0)
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #37 on: December 05, 2014, 12:24:44 PM »
Im following for more data

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #38 on: December 05, 2014, 04:14:05 PM »
Which one did you end up ordering, Dave? From which vendor? Yet another semi-useful toy I must have :0)

Here is one of them - http://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Multi-Brand-automobile-diagnosing-and-testing_939966397.html
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #39 on: December 06, 2014, 12:53:45 AM »
For the average Joe what can they do?

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #40 on: December 06, 2014, 09:35:35 AM »
For the average Joe what can they do?

Hey!!!  There's NOTHING average about our Joe!

Wash your mouth out!    :slap:
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #41 on: December 06, 2014, 10:12:24 PM »
Damn I deserved that Beotch slap!!!

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #42 on: December 06, 2014, 10:14:39 PM »
Serious question though I wonder if you really need to be associated with a Company to order from that site that Dave posted.
When you register it requires you to give a Company name.

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #43 on: December 07, 2014, 01:09:41 AM »
Make up a name and see if they sell it to you.  If not see if you can buy one through Dave.
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #45 on: December 07, 2014, 11:29:17 AM »
Make up a name and see if they sell it to you.  If not see if you can buy one through Dave.
Thats what I kinda firgured but wanted to see if anyone else had done that and had it shipped.
I highly doubt there going to check into it or they would requiersome sort of business ID number.  In  the States they would but an overseas operation they are just happy selling it to you.
Thanks

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #46 on: December 08, 2014, 06:40:54 PM »
Damn you Joe I couldn't pass up the deal $269 so I bought one.

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #47 on: December 08, 2014, 06:53:33 PM »
LOL, so once you figure it out you can answer your own question for all of us.
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #48 on: December 08, 2014, 06:55:44 PM »
Peer pressure for the win!
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #49 on: December 08, 2014, 09:58:53 PM »
Picked mine up a couple of months ago, shipped it here in 3 days  :yay:.  Took a dump the second time I hooked it up  :cloud:. Got a full refund but it took some time, 3 weeks  :huh: ( long way to China and the boat really is slow going the other way). Bought a second one and it has been flawless since day one. All Tech 2's are limited to the 2012 model year( new system implemented for 2012 and beyond) , and then it doesn't cover all models of that year. Works great for our cars and other "older" models. Cost roughly $100 ( for the Gm connection for 3 days) but you can connect to GM and download things like ECM info ect but it requires some knowledge of there system.  For stuff like air bag lights, key fobs, and codes not read by "store bought" scanners it is a wiz and fun to play with and no GM connection is required.
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