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Edge Performance Chip for the 2002 F-150 by Ford

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Edge Evolution CTS Programmer - Color Touch Screen - V8 Engines - 2002 F-150 by Ford

Boost your Ford F-150's horsepower and torque and improve overall drivability with the Evolution CTS. Full-color, high-resolution touch screen displays up to 8 parameters at a time. Mileage Coach program helps you maximize fuel economy.


  • Reprograms Ford F-150 to improve power and performance
    • Maximizes energy efficiency for superior gains in horsepower and torque
    • Improves driveability and shift points, especially while towing
    • Increases fuel economy by ensuring properly tuned engine and enabling you to track and improve driving habits
  • Has full-color, high-resolution, 4-1/3" touchscreen
    • Gauge display keeps you informed about Ford F-150's performance
    • Light sensitivity meter - dim or brighten screen depending on ambient light
  • Connects directly to Ford F-150's computer via the OBD-II port for real-time monitoring of vital engine information
    • Displays up to 8 parameters at a time in digital display mode
  • Comes with universal suction-cup mount
    • Compatible with Ford F-150-specific Edge custom dash pods (sold separately)
  • Includes safety features with user-defined audible alerts
  • Equipped with video-in port for connecting aftermarket backup camera (sold separately)
  • Works with various Edge accessories

Your Ford F-150 is capable of much more than you realize. Maximize its potential with the new Edge Evolution CTS. This performance module connects directly to your Ford F-150's computer to reprogram its power settings, boosting horsepower and torque. You will see and feel a dramatic difference in shifting and overall driveability, especially when towing.

The incredibly easy-to-use, full-color touchscreen offers a a gauge display to keep you absolutely informed about your newly tuned Ford F-150's engine, ensuring that its newfound power doesn't damage your system. With this unique feature you can:

  • Observe up to 8 parameters at a time
  • Automatically scan, read and clear diagnostic trouble codes
  • See alerts and records for RPM, MPH and EGT
  • Capture 0-60 and 1/4-mile performance times
    • Performance tests with drag-strip, Christmas-tree lighting (graphing speed and time on screen)

In addition, you can customize your new Evolution CTS with optional accessories such as Ford F-150-specific dash pods for that "from-the-factory" look. Plus, the expandable accessory system makes it quick and easy to attach new products as they become available. The Evolution CTS is also fully compatible with Edge's backup camera (sold separately) as well as any other camera or DVD player that fits the integrated video-in port.

Maximize Fuel Economy

Edge's Mileage Coach program is designed to help you achieve better fuel economy. When you're not racing, towing or taking advantage of your engine's newfound power, switch on the Coach to view information from various parameters that will give you an indication of how your driving habits affect your fuel economy and overall engine performance.

Monitor real-time gas usage, displayed in either gallons per hour or liters per 100 kilometers. Enter the current price of gas to determine the cost of your trip or your overall fuel costs.

Analogue gauge shows how your driving habits effect fuel economy

The Mileage Coach gauge indicates your overall engine performance and fuel economy. This analog gauge has three different colors to show where your driving and fuel economy are at a glance. If you are in the red, your current driving performance is poor. The green section in the middle of the gauge denotes good driving habits. The top portion will be a color of your choosing, and it indicates that you have reached optimal performance.

In addition to monitoring your driving performance, the Mileage Coach also offers tips to make you a more conscientious driver, thus enhancing your fuel economy by improving your driving skills.

85250 Edge Evolution Color Touch Screen Programmer for V8 Engines

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Edge Products, the premier name for after market performance electronics presents the new Evolution CS and CTS. With unmatched power, control, and style the all new Evolution full color screen and color touch screen offer the most advanced technology in engine tuning available today. The Evolution CS and CTS programmers offer many of the same great features and benefits users have come to expect from Edge Products along with a whole host of exciting additional features. Some of the great new features include full color screens, multiple power programming options, monitoring data from your vehicles computer with an in cabin color display, reading and clearing check engine lights, graphed performance tests such as 0 to 60 and quarter mile time runs, custom tuning options, back up camera, customized accessories, state-of-the-art mounting options, and Internet updatability. To get just some of these features individually you would need to buy a power programmer, diagnostic tool or scan tool, gauges, mounts, and more costing you more than double the price of the Evolution CS or CTS. 01:10

Both the CS and CTS models feature the full color high resolution screens. The CS has a 2.4 inch button controlled screen while the CTS model features a 4.3 inch touch screen. Both have a light sensitivity meter that will automatically adjust brightness as it gets darker. The CS and the CTS come packed in a new style all black ruggedized case with a universal system for window mounting. In addition customers can accessorize their evolution CS and CTS with custom dash pod mounting options that are available from edge to achieve that sleek built in factory look. The bottom line is that the Evolution CS and CTS models just flat out look better than any other product on the market today. The Evolution CS and CTS is loaded with several different power programming options. Each power level is tuned specifically for different driving situations. The level names are reflective of how each level should be used. 02:15

Economy. The economy level usually creates less over all power than other levels and is specifically tuned for optimum fuel economy. The economy level is great for daily driving. Towing. The towing level is designed for towing and has been optimized to provide power where it is needed most in order to move a load without over stressing the transmission without excess power. Performance. The performance level is a high power level in which fuel injection and timing strategies are tuned semi aggressively to extract substantial power gain from the vehicle with out sacrificing drive ability or durability. Extreme. Extreme is the highest setting for the evolution in which the fuel injection and timing strategies are aggressively tuned to extract to have a high performance from your vehicle without sacrificing drive ability or durability. The Evolution CS and CTS communicates with your vehicles computer and displays a wide variety of important information about your vehicles performance. The screen displays can be easily changed and configured to allow each user to view the data most important to him or her which include customized gauges, alerts, and safety features. That means not only can you monitor important engine data such as the exhaust gas temperature, but you can create user defined safety alerts that will audibly and visually let you know when you are reaching your predefined boundary. This advanced monitoring and alerting capability helps you use the added power safely to protect you and your vehicle. The Evolution CS and CTS can monitor dozens of engine parameters which include miles per hour, boost PSI, battery voltage, transmission fluid temperature, engine coolant temperature, and many many more. The Evolution display can be configured to display three analogue style gauges, two digital gauges, and the current power level setting. Or two, four, six, or eight digital gauges as seen here. All of these data parameters can be changed by simply touching the parameter and ing a new one. Edges simple yet powerful and unique design makes it effortless for individuals to tailor the Evolution to monitor your vehicles performance based on your specific need or preference. 04:34

The Evolution CS and CTS allows you to test the performance of your vehicle by timing 0 to 60 in 1/ 4 mile runs. Equipped with a built in drag strip Christmas tree light system. The device will also graph these runs to help you better view and analyze the results. The Evolution CS and CTS features a powerful diagnostics tool. It enables you to view, read a brief description, and clear diagnostic trouble codes or check engine lights on the vehicle. To retrieve and view the DTCs trouble codes from the diagnostics menu. Then read DTCs from the following menu. After you retrieve the trouble codes and record them you can clear the trouble codes by ing clear DTCs from the menu. Diesel truck customers can also check injector balance rates. If you experience a misfire, knock, excessive smoke, or rough running condition with no electrical DTCs the injector balance rate option can help identify faulty injectors. The ability to view and clear diagnostic codes and detect other vehicle problems with the Evolution saves time and money. The Evolution CS and CTS is extremely flexible allowing you to customize your programmer to your specific vehicle and set up. The Evolution allows you to recalibrate the speedometer for non stock tire sizing insuring you get accurate readings from the vehicle stock speedometer. With the new Evolution you also have the option to adjust the factory set speed limiter higher or lower than the factory set speed limiter. If you have changed the factory gears the evolution gives the option to ing a new gear ratio with easy to use features and customized options. The Edge Products Evolution CS and CTS puts the control back in your hands. 06:27

One of the most exciting features of the Evolution CTS is its ability to support video input. The Evolution CTS is equipped with a video in port allowing users to connect the Edges state of the art back up camera. The Edge camera uses night vision technology to allow you to see in the dark. It also comes equipped with an anti theft locking license plate mount. The Evolution CTS is compatible with most standard off the shelf back up cameras, DVD players, or other video sources. With the back up camera installed, once the vehicle gear or is placed in reverse, the Evolution CTS automatically switches to camera mode allowing you to see exactly what is going on behind you without ever pushing a button or changing your settings. Now you can back up your vehicle safely and connect to your trailer more easily. The video in port can be used with other video devices such as a camcorder or a DVD player. The Edge Products Evolution CS and CTS is designed to work in conjunction with the all new Edge accessories system which allows users to connect multiple future accessories to the product using a state of the art daisy chain connection system. Examples of the accessories might be exhaust gas temperature sensors, O2 sensors, and turbo timers with many more accessories to come in the future. Now you can grow your products as your needs grow. The Evolution CS and CTS is completely updatable over the internet. All Evolution CS and CTS products ship with a universal USB cable that plugs directly into your home computer. Through Edge Products customized Fusion internet update software your device connects through the internet and downloads the necessary updates. New features, new tuning files, and more without ever sending anything back to Edge Products. From enhancing your device with customized backgrounds to completely updating your device software. Internet updatability gives you access to all applicable future product updates and enhancements with unmatched ease.

Customer Reviews

Edge Evolution CTS Programmer - Color Touch Screen - V8 Engines - EP85250

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.6 out of 5 stars   (5 Customer Reviews)

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: tim12/26/2013

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great product but cant adjust power level on the fly and also have to remove a fuse under the hood to adjust the power level. if i knew this before would have went with other brand on their site 111136

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Anthony01/11/2013

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I Bought this tuner for my 02 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 and absolutely love it. This tuner gives you the power you need in any situation. The Economy tune is letting me get 18 miles to the gallon in this hog. 6 mpg improvement!! The towing tune is great. Allows me to pull my 27 ft toy hauler up any hill like nothing. Has a few different gauge setups to fit your style. I think This product is overall the best one out there. Very recommended. 62679

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ken H07/03/2013

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I've used it for 3 months. The mileage calculated by the device is consistently high. After checking mileage by the old fashioned method in average terrain (not flat), I have concluded that economy mode will yield 1MPG better on the road and no improvement around town. Extreme is fun to use but on the road mileage will fall to about 10-11MPG (from 12-14MPG average) even if you drive somewhat conservatively. Trailer towing mode consistently yields 1MPG improvement. I was getting about 8.1-8.2MPG towing my 8800lb 5th wheel before Edge. With the Edge in towing mode, I get 9.1MPG and the shift program makes it a lot easier to drive in the hills. This device will frequently indicate average 18MPG, but it is not realistic and does not even match the factory mileage computer which is about 0.5-1MPG high. The absolute best I got in the economy mode, unloaded, on average terrain was 15.4MPG. I would normally get in the mid to high 14MPG range at best. I am pleased with the Economy mode and I certainly appreciate that 9.1MPG while towing. If I were buying again, I would not pay extra for the touch screen. If you are an amateur radio operator, you need to be prepared for RF interference in the 2M band. It reminds me of the garbage you hear when you get near the LED traffic signals. It will overwhelm your APRS signals or weak simplex signals because you will need to raise the squelch so high to get above the interference. 87480

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bill N10/30/2012

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Outstanding customer service and a great product. I would highly recommend e-trailer58370

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bill B.08/22/2013

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Super fast shipping and an excellent product. sure is nice to have all the extra gauge options and the mapping is excellent96393

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  • Question About Warranty Issues with the Edge Evolution CTS Programmer On a 2009 Chevrolet Pickup
  • The Edge Evolution CTS Programmer - Color Touch Screen - Chevy/GMC V8, item # EP85250, will not void the warranty on your 2009 Chevrolet Pickup just because you installed and used it. There is a federal law that says that the vehicle manufacturer must provide warranty repair on the vehicle as long as the aftermarket programmer or other device is not the actual cause of the malfunction or breakdown. Page 7 of the Instructions (see link) goes into detail about this. Edge strongly recommends that y
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  • What are the Pros and Cons of Installing the Edge CTS Programmer on a 1998 Ford F-150
  • The Edge Evolution CTS Programmer, # EP85250, is a performance chip for the 1998 Ford F-150 with a 5.4L Triton V8. What it can do is download its own software onto the truck computer which will allow it to take control of, and optimize, various components of the engine and transmission. It will change shift points for the best performance, increase fuel efficiency by regulating air and fuel intake, and increase horse power and torque while getting the most out of your engine. The chip has its
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  • Horsepower and Torque Gains From Edge Evolution CTS Programmer # EP85250 on 2002 Ford F-150
  • I contacted our representative at Edge and he informed me that they are getting gains of up to 35 horsepower and 35 ft/lbs of torque added to a stock Ford F-150 using the Edge Evolution CTS Programmer, part # EP85250. The gains on your truck could vary slightly. In addition to a programmer, adding exhaust and an aftermarket intake will also help in performance gains on your 2002 Ford F-150. Adding an intake and exhaust will allow more air to flow to engine and air to flow more freely out of
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  • Will A Programmer, Cold Air Intake, and Exhaust Add Low End Torque to a 2003 Chevy Suburban 1500
  • Adding the Edge Evolution CTS Programmer, # EP85250, will definitely help with towing in any terrain by maximizing transmission shifting efficiency while in the Towing setting. In the Towing setting the engine is tuned to provide optimum power when it is most needed to tow a load. Other settings will offer more horsepower, but for your situation to optimize low end torque, the Towing setting is best. You can see gains of up to 35 horsepower and foot pounds of torque, but every engine and dri
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  • Will Using an Edge Evolution Programmer # EP85250 Increase Gas Mileage on a 2005 GMC Yukon
  • There are so many variables involved when calculating gas mileage that an expected gain is not available. Some users have seen an increase of 1 to 4 miles per gallon. Others have gone as far to say that they have seen 28 mpg on the highway. The driving conditions, terrain, speed, driving habits and other variables factor in to fuel economy. The one constant is that when in the economy mode, all users have experienced at least some gain in miles per gallon. I have included a link to the instal
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  • Will Edge Evolution CTS Programmer # EP85250 Fit GMC Yukon Denali w/6.2 Liter Motor
  • I have an Edge programmer available for the GMC Yukon Denali with 6.2 l motor, but the item you selected will not work with the 6.2 motor on the Yukon Denali. You can either use the Edge Insight CS, part # EP83730 or the Edge Insight CTS, part # EP83830. The difference between the CS and CTS is that the CTS has a touch screen. Both the CS and CTS are not designed to tune your engine, increase power or horsepower. The Insight CS # EP83730 and Edge Insight CTS # EP83830 are designed to monitor
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  • How Much Horsepower and Torque Will an Edge Programmer Give my 2009 GMC Yukon
  • This Edge Evolution CTS Programmer # EP85250 has four power levels, each providing different horsepower and torque levels I got on the Edge Performance website and found the following power levels listed for your 2009 GMC Level 0: Stock Level 1: Transmission Tuning Only Level 2: 5 Horsepower - 5 Foot Pounds of Torque Level 3: 10 Horsepower - 10 Foot Pounds of Torque Level 4: 18 Horsepower - 17 Foot Pounds of Torque I attached installation instructions and a demo video for this progr
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  • What Vehicles Will The Edge Evolution CTS Programmer # EP85250 Fit
  • The item you selected, Edge Evolution CTS Programmer, part # EP85250, will fit the following vehicles: Cadillac Escalade 2001-2006 6.0L, 2001-2007 5.3L, 2007-2011 6.2L Chevrolet Avalanche 1999-2011 5.3L, 1999-2008 6.0L, 2001-2007 8.1L Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1999-2011 4.8L, 1999-2011 5.3L, 1999-2009 6.0L, 2009-2011 6.2L Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD 1999-2004 6.0L Chevrolet Silverado XFE 2011 5.3L Chevrolet Silverado 2500 2005-2010 6.0L Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 1999-2004 6.0L, 2001-20
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  • Availability of Performance Chip For Power and Fuel Economy on 2011 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab 6.2L
  • For your 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 4x4 Crew Cab with 6.2L engine I have 3 programmers available that can help increase horsepower and torque and help improve the fuel economy. I am including a link to a page that will show the programmers that will fit your 6.2L engine. I also have 5 programmers and monitors available for your Silverado that will increase horsepower and torque along with fuel economy. The difference is these programmers have a display monitor that can be installed on your das
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  • How Much Power Will the Edge Evolution CTS Programmer Give a 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 with a 5.3L
  • I checked with Edge and they listed the following power gains for the different tune levels of the Edge Evolution CTS Programmer # EP85250: Level 0: Stock Level 1: Transmission Tuning Only Level 2: 5 Horsepower - 5 Foot Pounds of Torque Level 3: 12 Horsepower - 12 Foot Pounds of Torque Level 4: 20 Horsepower - 20 Foot Pounds of Torque
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  • Will the Edge Evolution CTS Programmer Work on a 2004 GMC 2500 HD with Cold Air Intake System
  • Yes, you can install the Edge Evolution CTS Programmer, # EP85250, on your 2004 GMC 2500HD with 225,000 miles and a cold air intake. When installing a programmer on a vehicle with high mileage, you will want to make sure the truck is in good running condition. Pre-existing, minor problems can turn into major problems once a programmer or tuner is installed. I would recommend having a tune-up done before installing the programmer and ensure you are not having any problems. Edge states that the
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  • Are Aftermarket Tunes Better than Factory Tunes, will Power and Fuel Efficiency Increase
  • I will use my car as an example to help explain that tuning a car will provide additional power and efficiency. My car is a 1998 Pontiac Trans Am with a 5.7 liter engine. When my car was completely stock and I had it retuned and I picked up about 10 horsepower and about 2 additional miles per gallon. That is the norm for almost all gas engines. Now if you talk about diesel engines there is a lot more power and efficiency that can be picked up with a tune. But the general consensus among
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  • How to Update Software on the Edge Products Evolution for a 2013 5.0 Lariat
  • Your update for your Edge Products Evolution # EP85250 on your 2013 5.0 Lariat, literally became live today at 2:30pm. To obtain your update simply go to and on the left side of the page you will see Fusion Software Update, click on that prompt. You will then register your unit. After your unit is registered, you can plug your unit into your computer and download the specific updates needed for your vehicle. This program works on a Windows based computer. If you have iss
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  • Edge Evolution Programmer for a 2007 Chevy Silverado New Body Style with 6.0 Liter V8 Gas Motor
  • Edge Evolution programmer # EP85250 will fit your 2007 Chevy Silverado new body style with the 6.0 liter V8 gas engine. I ran your truck through our fit guide and it does come up for the 6.0 liter engine option. There are also 2 options for custom dash pods for use with the Evolution. If your truck has the basic interior package use # EP28301-98003. If your truck has the luxury interior package then you would use # EP28302-98003. The custom dash pods are not required but using them provides a
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  • Expected Power Gains on a 1999 F-150 5.4L with Cold Air Intake and Exhaust with Edge Evolution CTS
  • I spoke with my contact at Edge and he said a gain of about 15 horsepower over stock with the Edge Evolution CTS Programmer, # EP85250, for your 1999 Ford F-150. You may see a little more horsepower since you have the cold air intake and exhaust upgrades, but it would not be much more than 15. If you are looking for a more significant horsepower gain, you may want to look into visiting a performance shop for a custom tune.
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