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Old 08-14-2014, 01:55 PM   #1
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Best tire pressure system for ckts.

We are preparing to go south for the upcoming winter, for the first time. I want to get a tire pressure monitoring system for our cc. What our the best or preffered brands on the market? Any suggestions greatly appreciated.
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X2. Purchased mine last week in Goshen, drove down to SC with them. No issues and very handy.
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X2. Purchased mine last week in Goshen, drove down to SC with them. No issues and very handy.
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X2. Purchased mine last week in Goshen, drove down to SC with them. No issues and very handy.
X3 and great customer service if you need them
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X3 and great customer service if you need them
X4 Have been using mine for over 2 years. I have the 507 system with flow thru sensors. Broke a battery cover changing the battery for this year. One call and had 2 new caps with gaskets and screws in my mailbox in 3 days. Never had a sensor failure. Did not need a repeater. System transferred to my MH and expanded for duallys with no problem. Check out greatrvproducts.com website for pricing and details.
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We are preparing to go south for the upcoming winter, for the first time. I want to get a tire pressure monitoring system for our cc. What our the best or preffered brands on the market? Any suggestions greatly appreciated.
I use 507 Flow-Through for TT but had to use short straight extender as base of sensor wasn't deep enough to fit snug on TT stem. Unfortunately haven't found right stem-extender for truck dually. Ford dealership and Goodyear didn't have what I need for F350. Still searching online. I have sensors on front wheels of TV but must remove to air tires due to length of sensors. Looks like we have essentially same truck. Good luck on finding extenders if you purchase the 507.
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Old 08-15-2014, 04:26 PM   #8
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After much online reading and reviews, I purchased the T515 with 10 sensors.
The review.....http://youtu.be/z_9QX40CXSM

Has all the features I'm looking for. The sensors are small after security housing is removed. I'm hoping to install to my dually wheels without the need for extension.

I let you know if it works.
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Have a question for RN. Do your valve stems on your dually tires line up or at the same location? I've read the stems should be 180 degrees from one another. Mine are at the same location or at the same rim hole. If I move outer rim to 180 apart, my EEZ sensors will fit without extensions. You have any knowledge on this subject?
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Have a question for RN. Do your valve stems on your dually tires line up or at the same location? I've read the stems should be 180 degrees from one another. Mine are at the same location or at the same rim hole. If I move outer rim to 180 apart, my EEZ sensors will fit without extensions. You have any knowledge on this subject?
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My stems are not 180 degrees but are at same location. It would be difficult for 180 degrees due to 5 openings in wheel; one would be totally blocked from accessing. I read on ford trucks forum that Ford recommends 180 but they all seem to come from factory in same location for some reason. I may consider rotating one of the tires with my next maintenance to see if it helps any with accessing.

I'm altering my TPMS system to accomplish what I desire without using extensions on the TV. I'm going with the non flow-through sensors on the outer wheels as they are too long to access with an air chuck as shown in pic. The flow-through sensor will fit on the inner wheel and I believe I will be able to get an air chuck in there to air the tire up. It should be easier as it doubles as a valve stem extender in that position. I will test this later today. I really don't want to use an extender with a flow-through sensor as that just creates too many areas for leakage, defeating the purpose.

I will go with the basic sensors on the TT as the flow-through sensors are just too long and protrude too far from the wheel. One brush against a curb or airborne road debris will snap them easily and there goes the air. It defeats the purpose of the system if you become MORE vulnerable to an air leak.

To summarize, I will use flow-through ONLY on the inner wheels of the dually as they double as an extender and are fairly protected from getting hit by debris. I will use the basic sensors on ALL outside tires of the TV and TT (total of 8 basic sensors) as the stems are easily accessible. I won't use the locking mechanism as its unlikely anyone would steal them. Its simply an allen wrench key anyway.

Before I do anything though...unfortunately I have to return the system or talk to the tech support for the TPMS 507 system. I've had the system for 2 weeks and no sensing is taking place from the TV even from 5 feet away. The sensors from the TT transmit sporadically if at all. Its taking up to 45 minutes for them to be detected and then are dropped after a few minutes even when standing a few feet away. Very disappointing as the system worked perfectly for 2 weeks.

Picture 1 is TV rear outer with flow-through on
Picture 2 is TV rear outer without flow-through and inner with
Picture 3 is TV front with flow-through on
Picture 4 is TT with flow-through on
Air chucks will not fit on pics 1, 3
Today will check to see if air chuck will fit easily on pic #2
Protrudes too far from TT on pic #4 ( requires short extension as base of sensor isn't deep enough to fit on stem without air leakage)
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Do you have metal value valve stems. It just did not look like metal stems to me


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I was told that to use the flow thur you had to have metal stems. Anyway my 507 system has worked great for about a year. I was having trouble with one tire getting the tire to air up, so I let the air out and found out I had the wrong sensor on the wrong tire. That was yesterday.


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Just ordered a TST system today, I called and they gave me an additional 10% off and will also get a 3 year warranty if you buy during the month of August.
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Metal valve stems on TV not on TT. I'll be changing that soon. Noticed today the rubber stems on TT are cracking and have a slow air leak.

I called Camping World today to return the 507. I'll decide in the next few days what system to replace it with. Leaning toward the 507 non flow-through except for the inner tires on dually.


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Tire traker system.

4 tire system $219.00 plus tax 3 year warranty.


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I bought the tire traker in Goshen too and very pleased so far.

Didn't see tst in Goshen. Their VP told me there was no vender room left when he heard about the rally.
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Just ordered a TST system today, I called and they gave me an additional 10% off and will also get a 3 year warranty if you buy during the month of August.
They advertised a 2 yr warranty for July in trailer life mag. You did good getting 3 yr.
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Metal valve stems on TV not on TT. I'll be changing that soon. Noticed today the rubber stems on TT are cracking and have a slow air leak.

I called Camping World today to return the 507. I'll decide in the next few days what system to replace it with. Leaning toward the 507 non flow-through except for the inner tires on dually.


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You should try Great RV Products and I think you can get a better price on the TST 507. 8 sensors for 399 plus 3 year warranty no tax and free shipping. 4 sensors for 239


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Best price I found on tst was Vulcan tire at $239.
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Tire traker with 8 sensors is $340.00

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I bought the tire traker in Goshen too and very pleased so far.

Didn't see tst in Goshen. Their VP told me there was no vender room left when he heard about the rally.
did you get yours installed and working before you left the rally?

I had one sensor that wasn't reading temperature correctly and they sent me a new one no questions asked.
They also sent me a pre paid envelope to return the old one.

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