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Old 03-28-2019, 09:25 AM   #1
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TPMS and Valve Stems

I recently replaced all the tires on my 2015 3010. The tech removed the extenders on the valves on the rear tires. He said heís seen too many problems with leaking and recommended keeping them off and just removing the hub cap when needing to fill tires.
So Iím thinking of getting the tst 507 system and wanted to make sure the sensors work without having to put the extenders back on. Iím thinking thereís plenty of room under the hubcap, but wanted to be sure. Any input appreciated. Thanks
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Old 03-28-2019, 09:44 AM   #2
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Can't say about the fit, but with a metal wheel and a metal hub cap, you will likely have connection issues with those sensors.
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Can't say about the fit, but with a metal wheel and a metal hub cap, you will likely have connection issues with those sensors.
And maybe wrong temp readings as well...
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Mine has just enough stem to get an air chuck on them. TST sensors work fine. I can reach through the wheel holes to remove the sensors (easier after I removed the security cap).
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I recently replaced all the tires on my 2015 3010. The tech removed the extenders on the valves on the rear tires. He said heís seen too many problems with leaking and recommended keeping them off and just removing the hub cap when needing to fill tires.
So Iím thinking of getting the tst 507 system and wanted to make sure the sensors work without having to put the extenders back on. Iím thinking thereís plenty of room under the hubcap, but wanted to be sure. Any input appreciated. Thanks
I had trouble with 3 different TPMS that were external - leaking; valve stems; etc. Got the Dill internal one - a little bit more expensive - and have had no problems for several thousand mile. Check with Discount Tire to see if they can give you a quote including installation.
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Old 03-28-2019, 01:37 PM   #6
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I use the TST 507 system and like it. Wheel master sells all kinds of valve stem extensions and I've used them with success. I don't like having to take off my wheel covers to check my pressure. If you use an extension be sure it doesnt
Rub against the wheel cover because it will wear through giving you a rapid air loss. I learned this the hard way. Also the Dicor Corp sells plastic snap in valve stem stabilizers that are great. Phone 574 264 2699 to see if they have them for your application. Good luck!
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Old 03-28-2019, 02:18 PM   #7
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I've had endless problems with valve stem extenders on my DP. I'm currently at the tireshop - they're installing long, one-piece valve stems that will reach from my inner dual out through the outer dual. Surely something like this could be done to give you access on your RV...
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I use the EEZ TPMS on my Coachmen Class C, Ford 350 chassis, with no extenders and have had no problems in 15k miles. I do not use the security cap (company made suggestion) as that adds less bulk, and I have no problem getting them off and on or filling air without taking the hubcap off.
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I am using the TST Flow Through sensors on my duals with metal valve stem extensions, no problems.

I would be concerned about signal issues if they were under the hubcap/wheel covers.

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I had trouble with 3 different TPMS that were external - leaking; valve stems; etc. Got the Dill internal one - a little bit more expensive - and have had no problems for several thousand mile. Check with Discount Tire to see if they can give you a quote including installation.



Yep same here... I gave up on using external sensors with the stainless wheel inserts... just couldn 't make it work. First on my Sunseeker and then on my Forester... so I ordered the Dill Air internal setup and works great! I used the banded approach to mount the sensor

1506-453 Trailer TPMS System With 6 Sensors
and then I ordered custom one piece valves
Part # DL1FC Chrome Dually Valve Kit Ford E450 2007-Present, Accu-Pressure Safety Products, Inc.


trouble free and works great...and easy to add air anytime without removing wheel inserts or anything.
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