Originally Posted by pilo
I seems that no matter how well the pickup and cable is protected that people continue to get failures...hence the reason many (most?) serious rally people run a redundant odo system.
First off, the iPhone app is cool for all the reasons that you mention! Nice work.
Not to hijack, but just a clarification from my experience. Most sensor failures are not due to the lack of protection per se, but rather incorrect routing and installation. People tend to use sharp bends, super tight zip-ties, and inadequate service loops. All of these cause fatigue and failure during normal operation. I have logged thousands of miles on a single sensor cable with no protection. And I've also seen lots of first-mile failures due to bad installation.