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Buying a wps
Aug 9th, 2017 at 5:54pm
 
I need to purchase a transducer for my pico. I was going to rig up my snap on transducer but, from what I'm reading that style transducer just flat out sucks for in cylinder testing. So the real question is what kit from autonerdz should I buy? What is the benefits of have more than 1 wps? What kind of test would I need 2 transducer for? Last but not least can I adapt my mac tools compression gauge adapters to the wps?
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Re: Buying a wps
Reply #1 - Aug 9th, 2017 at 7:52pm
 
C.A.R wrote on Aug 9th, 2017 at 5:54pm:
I need to purchase a transducer for my pico.


That's good to know

C.A.R wrote on Aug 9th, 2017 at 5:54pm:
I was going to rig up my snap on transducer but, from what I'm reading that style transducer just flat out sucks for in cylinder testing.


Its good you are still doing your homework.

C.A.R wrote on Aug 9th, 2017 at 5:54pm:
So the real question is what kit from autonerdz should I buy?


You should buy what you can afford and then build upon your choice. Wink

C.A.R wrote on Aug 9th, 2017 at 5:54pm:
Last but not least can I adapt my mac tools compression gauge adapters to the wps?


What are these adapters that you talk about?
Are they something the WPS kits dont have?
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Reply #2 - Aug 10th, 2017 at 2:20am
 
By the time you end up buying all the add-on fittings, it's worth more than another WPS!!, but you may end up buying 2 of everything anyway

don't stop there, I was fortunate to get 1 client to buy me another WPS so I could scope duel pressures.

I'm doing cylinder pressure testing 2 at a time, it makes comparing pressures so much easier.
Comparing intake vs exhaust vs crankcase breather on the same page also much easier

check this bank1 vs bank2
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Re: Buying a wps
Reply #3 - Aug 10th, 2017 at 5:32am
 
C.A.R wrote on Aug 9th, 2017 at 5:54pm:
I need to purchase a transducer for my pico.


When you do you'll be glad you did.

C.A.R wrote on Aug 9th, 2017 at 5:54pm:
Last but not least can I adapt my mac tools compression gauge adapters to the wps?


We just did a comparison yesterday between the SnapOn compression hoses and the ones the come with the WPS. The SnapOn's had a 9 t 10 percent lower reading on the same test in the same cylinder. I feel we know why there is a difference but the jury is still out on it.

If you use the same hose in ALL the cylinders for comparison you could get away with it on either hose, just don't use one for one cylinder and a different hose or setup for another. I would say pick an engine that you can use a hose from each to compare.

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Re: Buying a wps
Reply #4 - Aug 10th, 2017 at 6:14am
 

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I'm sure the pico kits do I was just wondering if I could get away with the cheapest kit.

thank you all for your input.

I think ill do the $999 kit when I have the mullah any arguments on why I should jump up to the $1499 kit.
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Reply #5 - Aug 10th, 2017 at 10:14am
 
C.A.R wrote on Aug 10th, 2017 at 6:14am:
thank you all for your input.


Your very welcome.

C.A.R wrote on Aug 10th, 2017 at 6:14am:
any arguments on why I should jump up to the $1499 kit.



If all you can afford right now is the $999 kit I would insist you add 3 pieces
TA 214
TA 219
TA 220
Then you will be covered for all sparkplug types.

The argument would be in the end you will wish you had all the other goodies one day, when your on a vehicle and you reach down into that not so full WPS box and the piece you need is not there. you might swear so loud that we will hear you up here in Canada Cheesy
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