ECM and Sensor readout?

Kneale Brownson knotnook@traverse.com
Thu, 15 May 2003 08:30:08 -0400


At 09:39 PM 05/14/2003 -0400, rms29@cornell.edu wrote:
>I've got a friend tht does a lot of DSM tuning, and he has a connector
>that allows him to see ECM readouts on a palm pilot, as well as do
>data-logging.  Pretty cool, can drive around and see when the old lifters
>make enough noise to trip the knock sensor and retard the timing.  Is
>there any such gismo for older audi ECM's?  I've got an '87 5kqt and
>wouldn't mind paying attention to such things either through a laptop or
>palm pilot when I finally get around to starting modifications on it.....
>
>Rob Shydo

Check with Shadetree Software:  www.shadetreesoftware.com   They have
software to do engine diagnostics employing a palm pilot device.  But I
don't think your '87 has the type of connectors required to use any
diagnostic tool.