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Old 08-18-2017, 06:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by dmax3500 View Post
a tech2 is a scanner,,,an ''MDI'' is a pass-thru device[hooked to a laptop],,

a tech2 can be used as a ''pass-thru'' device too [but at 1/2-2/3rds speed],,you will still need to hook-up to ''ac delco-web site at $1400 per year or $55 per day to get any programming data for 2008 or newer cars/trucks
Interesting. I had no idea it could still work like that on the newer vehicles. I could live with the slower upload speed.

I just wish GM would update their software to use with Win10. Why they're using relatively ancient computer technology is beyond me.

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