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Old 05-24-2005, 12:47 PM   #49
crazymikie
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You need some optoisolators in the cable since the car is running 12V and the laptop serial port is running 5V.

A very simple cable will suffice- there are plenty of schematics on the web. Just look for an ISO OBD interface...or buy Colby's so you can reflash your own ECU


Mike
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