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Mike, I was wondering about the Scangauge. Is it a simple plug and play setup? I am interested in getting on.Al

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Would you know the dementions of the unit? I have two cubby holes in the dash and if it would fit in one of them then that's where I would like to mount it. I would drill a hole in the back of the cubby hole and run the cord through there. Also, how long a cord do they send with it? I know you can order a six foot cord but I don't think I would need that much.

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Would you know the dementions of the unit? I have two cubby holes in the dash and if it would fit in one of them then that's where I would like to mount it. I would drill a hole in the back of the cubby hole and run the cord through there. Also, how long a cord do they send with it? I know you can order a six foot cord but I don't think I would need that much.

Here you go the dimensions of the ScanGaugeII http://www.scangauge.com/products/sg2photos/index.shtml

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I went to the dealer today and asked if there would be any issues as far as warrenty if I installed the ScanGuage. I showed him info on it that I has printed out. He said as long as it isn't a programmer then I should be ok.

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not to hi-jack but I've been emailing Scanguage for the past 2years about when they are going to have the codes for the X-gauge for Dodge. When I bought it they said 2-3months and they'll have the codes I emailed them 4-5 times since with the same response now there not even replying to my emails. Have you inquired about the X-Gauges MoparMan?

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not to hi-jack but I've been emailing Scanguage for the past 2years about when they are going to have the codes for the X-gauge for Dodge. When I bought it they said 2-3months and they'll have the codes I emailed them 4-5 times since with the same response now there not even replying to my emails. Have you inquired about the X-Gauges MoparMan?

As a matter of fact I was asking if they could come up with a corrected XGauge for the MAP sensor so we can see corrected values... But my emails are slow to get responses... I'm going to try calling them soon... Here is the contact info on them... http://mopar.mopar1973man.com/cummins/manufacture/manufacture.htm

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the person that use to email me back was Ron DeLong I have his email if you want it, maybe anybody that has a ScanguageII can email him about the X-Guages and why they dont have them for Dodge Diesels :thumbsup

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so did you ever get anymore info? i tried again and nothing i'm debating returning it as they said that they would have the X-Gauges for Dodge in a year but its been 2yrs ...

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I hear you on the MAP sensor. I still have some in stock at the group buy price. Can't seem to find my old thread where they were $149.95, but I have 6 left. Its a nice gauge display and code reader.

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Would something like this work if i have a edge drag and a smarty? With the 2 computers, my truck is being lied to more than 5 politicians in on a election year .:lol:

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Yes... Because what matters is the GPH (flow rate) and MPH (speed) to make MPG numbers... Edge Drag is tapped like my Edge Comp and everyone thing of just because it tapped that the ECM can't see the signal... This is untrue... The ECM can see the change in signal but can't alter it. So the Edge pushes the fuel pulse forward in time and extends the pulse length. But the ECM still seeing this so it not being lied to really... It being pushed beyond it normal limits.

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i believe smarty alters the ECU's fueling,timing,and boost maps...but its still the ECU sees the info

if i understand bluechip's redline correctly, the ECU and FPCM can see whats happening...just powerless to change the data

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i believe smarty alters the ECU's fueling,timing,and boost maps...but its still the ECU sees the info

if i understand bluechip's redline correctly, the ECU and FPCM can see whats happening...just powerless to change the data

Correct... The Addon box or programmer alters the data and forces the new values apond the system but the ECM and VP44 are "powerless to change the data"...

So in this light the SG II will work just fine because the fueling data and speed data can be calibrated too. Where the stock "Overhead Idiot" is fixed for stock tires, stock gearing, stock fueling, etc... So if you modify any of these things then the overhead idiot fails to report accurate data... Where the SG II can be re-calibrated to the new data...

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I have a SGII and get very good mpg. But I have never used the gauge's display of instant mpg. You KNOW what it takes to get good mpg, and you train yourself in those driving habits, situation by situation. Just use the minimum throttle and rpms to get you where you are going. Looking at a gauge will not do it.

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i believe that i would like one also:drool:.while we are on this subject..MOPAR...overhead lier..vs..hand calculation..vs..SGII....what are you seeing for the most accrurate.....o.k...throw out the overhead lier...:lmao:how about comparing there other two?i mean..it has...or a person would that it would be a close figure...since it is plugged in...but filling up and documenting and hand calculation....the reason i asked is because i have seen them in many peoples sig.

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i believe that i would like one also:drool:.while we are on this subject..MOPAR...overhead lier..vs..hand calculation..vs..SGII....what are you seeing for the most accrurate.....o.k...throw out the overhead lier...:lmao:how about comparing there other two?i mean..it has...or a person would that it would be a close figure...since it is plugged in...but filling up and documenting and hand calculation....the reason i asked is because i have seen them in many peoples sig.

Simple... My SG II and Garmin V are closer to right than hand calculation typically... For the reason my stock speedometer and odometer are off by exact 0.5 MPH so the stock odometer is typically about 20-25 miles faster compared to the Garmin or the ScanGauge II so the MPG numbers are about 0.2 to 0.5 lower on the SG II which is just about dead on if I use the mileage numbers from the SG II / Garmin to hand calculate. But if I use the stock speedometer the numbers are higher and alway have me re-calibration everything till I relized that 0.5 MPH offset is enough to foul all the calculations and remember if you calculating the SGII use the SG II number for figuring NOT the stock odometer! Watch around the 1:09 mark you see my calc for offset appear... This gets worse over time of travel...

http-~~-//www.youtube.com/watch?v=pq0XG5qRLsM

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Mike,Your results are almost exactly what I am getting. Just did a trip from Phoenix to the Gilroy CA area, then back down to through the LA area and home again. Just shy of 1500 miles in two days and an average just shy of 23 mpg. Course what kicked my rear were the 45 mph head-winds for the three hours coming South again otherwise would have had closer to 24 mpg.Started out with the ScanGauge 1 years ago and loved it, but now using the ScanGauge 2 and its even easier to work with. As well the "data cord" is a Cat 5 network cord so if needed you can patch in longer extensions to make it work.Joe A

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I have a Scan Guage II, works well, with one exception. If I leave it plugged into the OBDII port, it will work fine for days, then, without notice, it will shut off. will not reconnect right away, but does come back. I sent it back to the manufacturer for testing, they returned it, with not so much as a note, no indication of what they did or did not do. The unit still works the same.reads and clears codes fine, but not much sense using it as a trip meter, or for mileage , as it will fail on me.I just threw it in the tool box, and will buy something else.good luck

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