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26 Nov 2018 02:53 - 26 Nov 2018 02:54 #25061 by Desmond6004
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I'm starting a new blog on budget scan tool shootout based on several of the tools mentioned in my budget scan tool blog .
I have just received my new Launch Creader VI+ which supports JOBD and also have a Launch CR3008 on its way along with a Nexas 102P which boasts full system scans on cars and trucks along with dpf regen capabilities all for around $100.
Once they arrive I will add them to my test to decide which ones to keep and which to sell.
I welcome input on the discussion that I can add to my blog.


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28 Nov 2018 10:31 #25104 by Tyler
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Subscribed. ;)

My point? Even with high end gear you need several scan tools to cover all your bases - perhaps 99.9% of your bases...


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29 Nov 2018 00:48 #25116 by Desmond6004
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For some reason I'm not getting notifications of replies - anyway I've updated the blog a little this morning - I'm comparing the Autel to Microsoft and the Foxwell to Apple :)

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05 Dec 2018 02:59 #25206 by Desmond6004
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I've changed the name to "Budget scan tools for workshops" because that's what it is mostly about, and added some new info Budget scan tools for workshops

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13 Dec 2018 19:29 #25401 by Desmond6004
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The Nexas NL102P that I bought for our work was handed to one of the guys who does a lot of earthmoving equipment a week ago and I'm keen to see how it goes for him.
My own personal unit arrived an hour ago and I plugged it into my 2006 Honda Stream and it worked fine giving graphs as well. This is a bigger deal than it sounds in New Zealand because most of the Japanese imports we receive that are older than 2008 vehicles are not obd2 compliant - the Launch Creader3008 that I returned couldn't communicate properly with my Honda. Within the next month I should have gathered enough info on this tool to add to my blog report.

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