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post #1 of 37 Old 09-29-2010, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
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I've read to monitor these and understand why. I've heard people say get a system to monitor them, although I don't know what they're talking about. By what I've read SCT is the way to go but they don't have any monitoring capabilities like the EDGE or some others. Do they? So if you were dead set on an SCT what is the best way to monitor these? The only thing that comes to my mind is a A pillar mount with the gauges. If this is the only way then I'm looking for the best deal/install. If there's other ways please tell me about them.

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I'd suggest SCT X3 and then either

A) pillar gauges (or overhead, underdash, whatever), this can get expensive, but I like the look of real gauges (in moderation)

B) a monitor like the edge (there are a few others too)

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i just got the sct a few weeks ago and ordered a edge cts insight which should be here tomorow pretty stoked for it, i had an edge tuner before and the gauges they have are awsome.
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I've read to monitor these and understand why. I've heard people say get a system to monitor them, although I don't know what they're talking about. By what I've read SCT is the way to go but they don't have any monitoring capabilities like the EDGE or some others. Do they? So if you were dead set on an SCT what is the best way to monitor these? The only thing that comes to my mind is a A pillar mount with the gauges. If this is the only way then I'm looking for the best deal/install. If there's other ways please tell me about them.
The Edge Insight with a dash pod works well goes under the hand grab + it is a plug & play and the fuel pressure on the column.
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i went with the sct livewire. it can monitor everything, only downfall is it is kinda bulky. i can get a pic if your interested

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So are you using the edge insight as gauges only and using the SCT for performance? Sorry I'm ignorant about this, this thing stock has always had more than enough power.

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-Updated oil rail plugs
-Liberator diesel Y-pipe
-SCT X3 Custom tuned by Eric
-Dieselsite Coolant filter kit
-High Idle Mod
-Edge Insight CS w/EGT
-Sinister EGR Delete
-Prestige Remote Start
-Upgraded turbo drain tube
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Yes edge for gauges SCT for programming

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Edge Insight (CS or CTS) is a monitor only, no programing. SCT X3 for performance.
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The new SCT touchscreen is REALLY nice as well. I have looked at it and am considering replacing my manual gauges with one...


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The new SCT touchscreen is REALLY nice as well. I have looked at it and am considering replacing my manual gauges with one...

I considered it too. But the $1k price tag kinda turned me away.

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