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Old 10-16-2008
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^ that sucks. Too bad they dont' have an OBD I kit.
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Explain please.. i dont own one i am just going off what i hear get thrown around.. but what do you % diff?
From the scanguage manual:

The approximate % to use for a tire size
change can be computed by dividing the diameter of the original
equipment tire by the diameter of the new tire, subtract this from 1 and
multiply by 100. For instance, if the diameter of the original tires was 24
inches and the size of the new tire is 30 inches, 100x(1-(24/30)) = 20.
Setting the value to 20% will compensate for the tire size change.
For gear changes, the formula would be 100x(1-(new ratio/old ratio)).
For instance if the old ratio was 3.55 and the new ratio was 4.10,
100x(1-(4.10/3.55)) = -15%.

Since my stocks were 28.9 and my BFGs are like 31.8

100x*1-(28.9/31.7)=8.833, I have mine set as 8 or 9 i don't remember. I checked mine with my GPS too, its dead on.
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Old 10-17-2008
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you messure the actual height of the tire mounted or actual height of the tire before mounting?
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I just used a metric calculator for my stock size and then went on BFGs website and got my size for my 32s. But I just set it by GPS now, which is easier and I know its accurate.
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Did you guys set this in "setup" "speed"?

I adjusted this by "5" to get it to match my GPS.

I could set the PCM with my tune. But I'd like for the speedometer to read actual instead of the 2-ish mph over which seems to be the norm these days.

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I'm about to order mine from www.jcwhitney.com I should have it within a couple days. My other question is, does it work on our trucks to check coolant, trans, and oil temp? I read different makes/models may give you different options on what it will tell you. True? Whatever the case may be, how much and what other info can we get off this thing other than what the ad shows?
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It will check trans temp
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Did you guys set this in "setup" "speed"?

I adjusted this by "5" to get it to match my GPS.

I could set the PCM with my tune. But I'd like for the speedometer to read actual instead of the 2-ish mph over which seems to be the norm these days.

Rich
Yep thats exactly what I was talking about
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is it just a diagnostic tool and real time gauge or can i use it as a tuner too?
if its not a tuner than whats the best tuner for the ranger? i see some using Xcaliber.
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Old 10-19-2008
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My freind just got one of these scan guages, and man, i want one now, it works really well and is very user freindly. Id recommend it.
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So what would you calculate for the bigger tires and lower gears? I understand the percentage deal on the bigger tires and guessing there would be a percentage on the gears. Would you like add them together or is there a website that can do it all for you and tell you what to enter?
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Easiest way would be to grab a GPS and set it that way.
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Old 11-28-2008
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I don't have one.

I am going to mount it on top of the steering column. How did yall run the wire? Back under the plastic kick panel? did you have to cut a little notch near the column to let the wire threw?
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I joined the club today as well and ordered one from Underdog-Performance can't wait for it to get here.
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I don't have one.

I am going to mount it on top of the steering column. How did yall run the wire? Back under the plastic kick panel? did you have to cut a little notch near the column to let the wire threw?
I just wrapped mine around the column, I remove mine a lot so its the easiest way.
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Ok well I don't know what I am going to do yet.
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Scangauge is the ****.
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Got mine today. But I've read some conflicting stuff about the xgauges.

Which codes do I need to use, Ford CAN or Ford PWM?
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PWM I think
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Its PWM, CAN is for the Powerstroke
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Got home and started messing with it. This thing is a cool little tool. It was already setup for the most part and was in PWM mode.

But I'm still trying to figure out how to set up the gas stuff and get the gauges I want. Just gotta read some more on it.

Thanks, GR8COM
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Just got done getting everything setup. So far I've added HP, torque, and tranny temp. This thing is awesome!!
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I want to add miles to empty as a gauge, 07ranger did it but I haven't figured out how to yet.
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I still don't completely understand all the fuel settings. But the next time I fill up I'll sit down and figure it all out.

I did my speed at 17% for the tire difference. But I still need to test it out. I'll have to borrow my mom's gps or something.
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The way I did mine I did 28.9/31.7 and that equaled 9.1 so I just did 9%

Then I confirmed it by GPS just for kicks but that was perfect
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