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So I took the plunge and bought a tech 2

Discussion in 'VZ Holden Commodore (2004 - 2006)' started by neobristol, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. neobristol

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    Bought a tech 2 and had my first play around with it yesterday. I'm surprised at how many features are available but disabled from the factory, for example 'hill decent assistance' my biggest gripe with auto's is that there is no engine braking effect that's now changed on my v6! the auto box now changes down gears as I slow and does not drop back to idle making me ride the brakes...result!!!
     
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    how much was it?

    also, worth it?

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    It was $860 with genuine GMH software, scan tool unlocked to run any software genuine or otherwise, covers all GMH 1992 - 2010. I think it's worth it personally, as we have 2 holdens in the house both older than 5 years so I can expect DTC'S in the future and we'd only have to get 6 between us and its paid for itself
     
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    you could charge people to clear airbag fault codes, re-configure for diff changes etc....
     
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    Yeah how much to check what the fault with my air bags is then I will fix it and then get you to reset it. I have asked at several dealerships but they will only do it if they get to fix the issue and no it isnt the clock spring
     
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    Loaded Dice .... Lets roll.

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    Damn you being in Perth lol
     
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    Someone has too!
     
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    I've been thinking about this, my local stealer charges $125 (not sure if this is the same at all stealers) for anything on the Tech 2, so I was thinking $50 if you come to me, or $70 and I come to you (Perth metro only, lol)
     
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    Where did you buy the unit it from I wouldn't mind one either
     
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    There are loads on eBay but choose wisely!
     
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    Most mechanics in Perth charge $70 to hook up a tech 2, Dealers charge even more.
    I had an airbag fault (removed seats butdidn't cut power - needed to wind windows up and down), and rung around heaps a month ago. There's a guy that advertises on gumtree for $50 reset, and more for any mods. He's all the way in Herne Hill though so if you are closer to the CBD you could get some money back by advertising resets etc on gumtree/quokka.
     
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    Holden clarkson charge $140 just to hook up the tech 2.

    Neobristol your my New friend :)

    Can you remove anti abuse Settings in engine management and change throttle Response settings?
     
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    Mine will be arriving in the post shortly. Can't wait for my new toy.
     
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    What are the anti abuse settings? I'm still learning if I'm honest
     
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    cheapest i can find is 1,300
     
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    Thanks man ill get that one once I cancel the bid on the other one then all ill need is either learn how to use it or a how to thread lol
     
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    Just bought 1 now to setup a Facebook page for people in my area so I can start making money off their asses lol
     

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