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Old 04-08-2008, 09:56 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Thanks for the link CFG83, but like you stated probably not worth it. I'll just figure something else out.

More about CAN, it began being introduced in 2003/2004 and it's really not an OBD-II replacement from my new understanding it's really just a hub/router. The ECU sends a message to CAN then CAN assigns priority and sends it to the required assembly and OBD-II just regulates it. I understood it mainly because of my limited computer networking knowledge. But apparently the OBD naming convention will be kept, so I guess in the future we will have OBD-III to look forward to.

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How about the SGII's second port?
I remember reading someplace about daisy chaining 2 SGII's for more functionality.
No Idea if that helps or not.

I can try and chain 2 SGII's with a Ethernet cable if that helps any, but that's the only OBDII Device that I have so . . . ..
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krousdb is doing this in his Prius (2 SGII's) daisy chained.
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That would be a little less clean, but I'll look for a cat5 male to OBD-II female and try that out.

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