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Old 01-26-2011, 08:23 AM   #1
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Valve Stems

I am fairly new to this forum and need some advise. I have an 08 Dolphin with Alcoa rims on my wheels. The duallys have a steel wheel inside and rubber valve extenders passing into a rubber grommet in the hole of the ouside wheel. I have read the stories about rubber valve extenders and need to fix the problem. I purchased Cat Eye pressure equalization system and want to install while fixing. Do I just remove the rubber extender and go all the way to the inner valve stem with the Cat Eye stainless hose or? My wheels are 22.5 with Michelin 235 80/r22.5 XRV tires. Any advise is greattly appreciated

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Old 01-26-2011, 11:37 AM   #2
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Are you sure you want to do this? Better to have one flat tire than two. You can travel on one at less speed and get help. I have a set of duals on my coach and recently had a tire puncture while on the road--when checking the tires next morning found one flat! I traveled a short distance on one tire, to a repair center for repair.

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Old 01-26-2011, 03:21 PM   #3
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This system does not allow both tires to go flat at once. If one tire has a leak it isolates each tire seperately and will show you a pressure problem at a glance.
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Old 01-26-2011, 03:38 PM   #4
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Duke is right, the cross fires won't allow both tires to go flat. I had a set installed today, had them on my last motorhome and I wouldn't be without them. Before I installed them on my last mh, I lost a rear inside tire to underinflation.
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Old 01-26-2011, 06:03 PM   #5
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How did they configure your valvestems?
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