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Reading and recording engine telemetry PC based

i used to use Autoenginuity for reading codes and engine telemetry but the disc has been lost and the laptop that I had the software on is an old junker that wonít boot up now. Long story short, Iím looking to get something else like AE and was wanting to know what all you guys are using now. Is AE still the go to or has something new and better come out. Itís been at least 10 years since Iíve needed or used this software and now that I need it itís all screwed up.. thanks in advance guys....
 
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Seems like most have gravitated to Forescan or Torque Pro.
 
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Seems like most have gravitated to Forescan or Torque Pro.
how do those compare to AE? Can you live scan and record?
 
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Honestly, I’m not sure. Maybe change your title of your thread. I’m sure someone will come along.
 
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Live scan yes...record? Maybe and if you figure it out please share, I'd like to know too.
 
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Windows based ForScan is free and has live recording. As long as by live recording, you and I are talking about the same thing.
 
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FORScan is the "weapon of choice" for troubleshooting. The PC-based version does everything AE can, but it does it far better than the new AE Giotto. FORScan is an ugly interface, so I didn't use it for daily driving - its job was in the driveway/garage.

Torque Pro is great for monitoring and recording as you drive, but it's not a troubleshooting powerhouse. I used TP for driving and keeping an eye on things - complete with customized alarms I can program in.

Both Torque Pro and FORScan are super inexpensive, but neither of these come with the OBDII adapter - so that's where I suggest you spend your money. Beware the $5 OBDII adapters from China, the 7.3L is their bane. I chose the OBDLink MX because of all the features engineered in, including versatility, durability, and reliability. I really like it, it works on every vehicle I've installed it on - including my Prius.
 
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FWIW MAKO314, I have AE and am not too far from you if you need to use it. On my android phone I use Torque Pro, but haven't had luck running DTC's or clearing codes. I use it for the gauges and datalogs to export for charting. I haven't tried forscan yet, but may.
 
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Thanks guys, Iíll have to check into the new gadgets. I really liked the AE features with being able to run all the KoEo and KOER test and being about to graph the data live on several different sensors at the same time. And yes I got bit by the Chinese obdII adapters as my dog thought the AE one was a chew toy. I wound up buying a new one from AE. LoL
 
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FWIW MAKO314, I have AE and am not too far from you if you need to use it. On my android phone I use Torque Pro, but haven't had luck running DTC's or clearing codes. I use it for the gauges and datalogs to export for charting. I haven't tried forscan yet, but may.
thank you, Iíll keep that in mind if I donít make a move on something in the next day or so... being from Troutman, maybe you can tell me when the next Dixie Draft Horse Auction is ??
 
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run all the KoEo and KOER test and being about to graph the data live on several different sensors at the same time.
Forscan will do all that in the PC version, not sure on the Android or iOS versions. I've never used AE, but I feel like Forscan is a little clunky - can't argue that it doesn't work, though.
 
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I loaded and tried the Forscan software, it definitely does all I needed and was free. Thanks for the recommendations guys I really appreciate it, saved me from buying the new AE that I really didnít need.
 


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