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pro's and con's of blank-off plates

I'm thinking about putting EGR blank-off plates on my 6.4 is there anything i need to be worried about when doing this as far as it hurting my truck. I already order a SCT and down pipe back exhaust.
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Higher back pressure

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I have been reading and i dont no if i understand this right will the SCT programmer keep it closed on some programs. "EGR"
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You can shut off the EGR with the tuner

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08stroker so if you put the blank off plates in we should install some sort of waste gate or is the plates a waste of money and go with a full delete with waste gate.
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Full delete with wastegate

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what would the consequences be of running it with the EGR cut off. "cut off by the programmer"

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most tunes and most high hp tunes turn off the egr under throttle anyways, the valve then functions normally at idle only

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what would the consequences be of running it with the EGR cut off. "cut off by the programmer"
It just increases back pressure, but not to the point of being destructive.

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thanks for all the info guys..
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