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Old 06-15-2012, 09:42 PM
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thoughts on this purchase

am thinking about buying this but im not sure what the benefit of an obd1 ecu is over an obd2



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Fully programmable. OBD1 FTW..
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is it straight plug and play with the old ecu or would i need to track down an obd2 to obd1 cable?
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Re: thoughts on this purchase

You would need an obd2 to obd1 converter harness if i'm not mistaken.


If your state requires a plug in obd2 test for emissions, you may want to reconsider since you will fail due to not having a readable ECU for the testing equipment.


If you do not need to have emissions testing, there are no drawbacks to installing an obd1 ECU. As Leavemdroolin stated - programmable ecu ftw! you can get a proper tune with an OBD1 ecu vs using a piggyback with obd2.
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Re: thoughts on this purchase

get a Obd2A to Obd1 jumper harness....ebay has those for like $25 bucks
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You would need an obd2 to obd1 converter harness if i'm not mistaken.


If your state requires a plug in obd2 test for emissions, you may want to reconsider since you will fail due to not having a readable ECU for the testing equipment.


If you do not need to have emissions testing, there are no drawbacks to installing an obd1 ECU. As Leavemdroolin stated - programmable ecu ftw! you can get a proper tune with an OBD1 ecu vs using a piggyback with obd2.

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