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post #1 of 17 Old 01-01-2008, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
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Edge backdown help. please help.

Will the backdown protect my engine completly? I have egts set at 1290 and boost at 22 psi. I just looked at my record and had 100% backdown, all that means is that it protected my motor correct? Im definatly a worrier and need some clerification to ease my nerves.

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it will auto defuel your truck whenever your egt's or boost get to that level... more than likely your hitting the boost faster than the EGT.... i would put your boost at least 25psi....
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so i should be ok? as in the 100% backdown does not mean that i screwed something up?

my boost is set at 22. my tires spun for probably 10 feet off the line at a stop light. Im not the smartest tool in the shed.

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All the backdown means is that the Edge was pulling its program out to keep it with in the limits that you set for it. At 100% back down the Edge pulled all of it tuning out of the truck and was running the stock program.

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ok. so i should be A-OK?

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ranajo with your edge how do you handle your back down. does it happen alot and do you freak when you here it? or is it more of a " hey back off alittle or we will do it for you"

so backdown does not equal damage?

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Yep, but I do agree with Raul. You need to bump up the boost limit to around 25#s; also remember the the PCM will start defueling when your boost gets up to around ~26#s give or take. I would also bring the EGT limit down to 1250° to be a little safer on the turbo temps, but thats just me.

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ok ill bumb it up. and bring the ets down. but the question above i asked ^^^ (in bold)

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On my attitude screen i have never seen the backdown ever do anything, but in the records section it always says 20% backdown. I have been wondering about this myself, so heres a bump and hopefully get some more help.


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I don't ever have my Edge turned up passed level 1 or 2 with the low boost fuel at level 1 any more. The novelty has pretty much wore off for me and the wallet didn't like it either with the fuel price increase.

I can still get it to back down, but I don't worry about it.

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