Hidden OBD-II port suggestions?

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  1. thisguy

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    Hey all,

    I have an Automatic Pro in which I've installed in my 17' Civic Type R. Seeing that it's pretty obvious sitting in the OBD port, I was hoping to hide it with a cable while still having an open port for garages to use when needed. Are there any issues with splitting an OBD port or would something like this work fine? I'm also thinking of how the purchased cable would fit in the original port (screw holes or clicking in).

    Thanks for your help!
     
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    Y splitting the OBD 2 port is no issue. You’re not writing but reading data. Plenty of Y cables on Amazon. Get the right angle one for easier cable management.
     
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    Y cables work, but often cause delayed or jittery response.....if live viewing data, you will notice it. I have yet to find one without this delay
     
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    Think of it as 2 girls trying to suck a dick at the same time. There will be a delay between the 2.
     
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    Would there still be a delay if one port is open? The point of the Y-cable would be to hide the GPS with the other end open (only to be used when needed by garages, etc...)
     
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