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Go back to stock before Edge CS install?

I understand if it is just covering their rear when they say in the Edge CS user guide you must remove the program and programmer from the truck before installing the CS, just in case you screw something up. But since it is only a monitoring device, with the ability to change some things, is it imperative to set the SCT X3 back to stock? I had it reset so there are no unlocks used and would prefer to keep it that way if possible. Besides, after putting the CS in, I would be putting the SCT X3 right back in, with an IDP tune...

Put it back to stock or not?

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i just installed my cts without putting back to stock.

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Like you said its just a monitering device, i installed mine and didnt return my truck to stock-no issues.

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You have to take the cable off the OBII port anyway to reflash with the SCT. I think its EDGE covering themselves. I've had no issues with my Insight, and it was put on after the tunes.
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It's good to refresh the tune anyways you notice the difference .

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That's because of the Dmax. You can ignore it.
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Thanks guys, much appreciated. Was anxious to get it on and see what my delta was but it won't read the vin. It wants me to use to software to enter it. Ugh... was really curious about the delta... Oh we'll hopefully after work I can get time to do it. Thanks again.

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It's good to refresh the tune anyways you notice the difference .
You mean set it back to stock, then put it back on to whatever tune you were running? I assume this is because when you first install the tune, it runs great, but after time and the trucks' computer "learning" it gets a little lazy? If that is what you mean, that makes sense. Always learning here!

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