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Old 01-17-2010, 09:49 PM   #1
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can anyone tell me how good & accurate the system is as far as, engine temp & engine RPM...?
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Old 01-17-2010, 10:07 PM   #2
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It's so good you should take it off!!

Just my OP though.
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Old 01-17-2010, 10:11 PM   #3
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It's so good you should take it off!!

Just my OP though.
WOW THAT GOOD, really no even worth keeping for the rx battery meter..? I heard that somewhere but wouldnt think it to be true...I guess no tele system for me..
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Yes it is bad but the rx batt meter comes in handy though. So it's not 100% garbage. And I have tried every way possible to mount the temp sensor and its always wrong. And I could care less about the speed I don't drag race.
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Yes it is bad but the rx batt meter comes in handy though. So it's not 100% garbage. And I have tried every way possible to mount the temp sensor and its always wrong. And I could care less about the speed I don't drag race.
+1, the rx batt monitor is excellent!!!
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yes its good but I couldnt get the rpm to work well, but dont use it if you race its just to much of a headache
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The RPM sensor is complete garbage and you wouldn't use it anyway even if it worked. If you adjust the temperature sensor placement by comparing it to a temp gun you trust, you can get that pretty close (within 10 degrees.) It's handy to see how hot your car got during a qualifier or after a main. The battery monitor is just awesome.

Once you get these all set, you don't check them all the time as much as notice it when the alarm goes off because the temp is too high, or the battery is getting a little low.
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For me, the temp and RX battery levels are nice. The temp is usually within 5 degrees of any temp gun that is used, but you have to give the sensor time to come up to temp. In other words, if you are looking at the temp gauge while the car is moving, it will read lower as the air moving over the motor is cooling it some. You have to let the car sit for 10-15 sec to get the actual temp. Usually I only check it when I pull in the pits after a qualifier or main and like I said, it's usually very close to what my pit man tells me when he temps with his gun (one of which is an Exergen).

I couldn't ever get the RPM sticker to stay on the diff though so it was worthless.

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Yes it is bad but the rx batt meter comes in handy though. So it's not 100% garbage. And I have tried every way possible to mount the temp sensor and its always wrong. And I could care less about the speed I don't drag race.
well i have a nomadio and it has telemtry and though i only use the temp sensor it may not be accurate but if you run your motor and compare to temp gun then you will know what onboard temp your comfortable with my temp gun always reads close to 10 hotter than onboard and really not that big of deal but if im runnin 220 then i am really closer to 230 mainly it lets you keep an eye on things while your runnin on the track if ther eis a drastic change then you know you got something wrong
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thanks guys....
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