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Author Topic: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2  (Read 7442 times)

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Offline Chew

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #50 on: December 09, 2014, 02:00:59 AM »
You had me at 'key fobs' :-P
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #51 on: December 09, 2014, 05:07:55 AM »
 :lol:
Good one

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #52 on: December 10, 2014, 10:47:57 PM »
Got mine in the mail yesterday :woohoo:   Now to figure out how to use it....

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #53 on: December 10, 2014, 11:06:46 PM »
Ill be callling you up....
Mine was shipped out today.

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #54 on: December 11, 2014, 07:17:39 PM »
Just a headsup guys. I used DeepBlue's link to Alibaba and the price is currently $293.25! I think it was 345 or 365 when I checked just the other day. In case any of my fellow kappas are interested in buying! 
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #55 on: December 14, 2014, 11:49:22 AM »
Interesting NOTE.......
Some people question the realiability of the Clones by Vetronix.   I remember or thought I remember reading where Bosch bought Vetronix a few years ago and Bosch makes the GM Tech 2 Right?

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #56 on: December 15, 2014, 01:37:20 AM »
Just out of curiosity - with a tech 2 clone - can you install the GMPP upgrade tune on your own? I.E. buy all the bits from a vendor but load up the tune yourself vs. going to the dealer? If so that might be another checkbox in the plus column for this as a worthwhile investment.
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #57 on: December 15, 2014, 05:39:47 PM »
Just out of curiosity - with a tech 2 clone - can you install the GMPP upgrade tune on your own? I.E. buy all the bits from a vendor but load up the tune yourself vs. going to the dealer? If so that might be another checkbox in the plus column for this as a worthwhile investment.

Most likely not since you would need the "code" from the package that GM gives with this upgrade when you purchase it. You would still need the ecm software flash from them even if you had all the hardware.

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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #58 on: December 19, 2014, 12:03:32 AM »
For what it's worth, I got one of these a few years back and it has handled everything I've thrown at it:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000R3SNJU/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

As in depth for GM as the Tech 2? Maybe not, I'd have to compare. But it does have some manufacturer specific stuff, and I have a variety of vehicles.
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Re: What is a good scan tool simular to Tech 2
« Reply #59 on: January 08, 2015, 09:06:21 AM »

 

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