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COP probe really necessary ?

Postby urgentcareman » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:01 pm

Hello,
I have seen Frank Massey using a probe other than the Pico Probe. It looked like just a small plain probe. Is the Pico COP probe really necessary ?
Thanks!
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Re: COP probe really necessary ?

Postby GRUSS » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:17 pm

I've just ordered a snap on 'flag' which will stand me at about £30 after a trip to maplins for some bnc adapters. Will post some captures from my own car in the coming weeks.
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Re: COP probe really necessary ?

Postby Dave Hill » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:41 pm

You will probably find that a roll of Tinfoil (BacoFoil Stateside) will suit the purpose just as well.

Take a look here....

http://www.autonerdz.com/cgi/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1146711557/8#8
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Re: COP probe really necessary ?

Postby PicoPhil » Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:26 am

Hi Brit
As the manufacturer (Pico ) we offer a solution to help the user test single ignition coil packs by using the coil on plug probe kit. This is one of many solution as you can see from the forum and it works well for us with our software. :)
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Re: COP probe really necessary ?

Postby urgentcareman » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:54 pm

GRUSS wrote:I've just ordered a snap on 'flag' which will stand me at about £30 after a trip to maplins for some bnc adapters. Will post some captures from my own car in the coming weeks.


Do you have a part number on the flag? Thanks! Brit
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Re: COP probe really necessary ?

Postby urgentcareman » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:55 pm

Dave Hill wrote:You will probably find that a roll of Tinfoil (BacoFoil Stateside) will suit the purpose just as well.

Take a look here....

http://www.autonerdz.com/cgi/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1146711557/8#8


We call this Red Neck engineering in Tennessee ! : ) Thanks!
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Re: COP probe really necessary ?

Postby urgentcareman » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:58 pm

picophil wrote:Hi Brit
As the manufacturer (Pico ) we offer a solution to help the user test single ignition coil packs by using the coil on plug probe kit. This is one of many solution as you can see from the forum and it works well for us with our software. :)


Hi Phil,
I'm not sure what you meant.
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Re: COP probe really necessary ?

Postby urgentcareman » Sat Apr 07, 2012 8:05 pm

It's really nice to see a friendly environment to share ideas on Pico. Very professional group! :D
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Re: COP probe really necessary ?

Postby Dave Hill » Sat Apr 07, 2012 8:45 pm

Hi Brit

I have got to say that I can't tell if you are being sarcastic in your posts.

When you wrote...

"We call this Red Neck engineering in Tennessee ! : ) Thanks!""

I didn't know if this was a put down or otherwise.

It's funny how easily "Net speak" can be so easily misunderstood.

Have a good weekend.

regards

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Re: COP probe really necessary ?

Postby Robski » Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:32 am

I wondered the same Dave ?

BUT if it's good enough for the Nerdz it's good enough for me 8)
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