Stereo to 2 mono tracks conversion problem

The problem I'm running into is that once i've split the stereo track into 2 mono tracks, and bring the one mono track back into logic express to use, it still recognizes plays as though it's a stereo track.
The stereo track that i'm using basically has the music on the left side and a metronome on the right side so we can use it for backtracks through an ipod in a live setting.
I've also ran into a similar problem after i edited some audio tracks I was using in a sample, after i edited it and brought it back into the proram, it didn't want to recognize the origional track that i had...
has anyone else ran into this or knows what i'm doing wrong?

Is this possible in iMovie 9?
Yes, it is.
In iMovie choose Share>Export to QuckTime. Choose Export: Sound to AIFF then click the Options button.
From the Channels dropdown menu select Mono. Click OK and then save the file to the Desktop.
Detach and delete the original Project and drag in the newly created file and place it on the video in the timeline so it imports as a connected clip and not just in the background.

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