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Old 07-02-2012, 05:26 PM   #1
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Would like advise on a tire pressure monitor system,good reliable,how much should one cost?
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Old 07-02-2012, 07:17 PM   #2
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There are quite a few different brands. Pressure Pro and TST come to mind first. I use Pressure Pro but have heard good things about TST.
There are several systems that can also give you temperature. I do not know how accurate they are though.
You can also get sensors that lock to deter theft.
Another thing to look at is how expandable is this system. In other words, how many sensors can each system accomadate.
Price. :wide range here depending on what you want for options. Keep in mind that the sensors are what really cost the money. That might be something to consider if you plan to use them on the truck too.
Google TPMS and you will get more choices. Many to choose from.
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Old 07-02-2012, 07:24 PM   #3
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I too have heard good things about TST and Pressure Pro has been around for a very long time. Sadly, I cannot recommend the one I use... Doran 360. I've just purchased 4 more sensors to replace those that died. That now makes at least 10 sensors dead in about three years.

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Old 07-02-2012, 08:17 PM   #4
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We bought 10 Pressure Pro sensors seven years ago. Even though I know better I never remove them from either the six motorhome tires or the towd tires. When traveling we sit two to six weeks in one place before moving to the next place and then return to our winter stick and brick for 4-6 months. The sensors work each time I plug the control panel in - never a problem, and I only have to add three or four pounds of air a year in the motorhome tires.

TST and some of the other newer technologies seem, at least on some forums, to be more popular today because of the temperature sensing and user replaceable batteries. I would have a hard time not buying another set of Pressure Pro if the need arose.
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Old 07-02-2012, 08:58 PM   #5
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As a former Pressure Pro distributor/dealer I can say I'd use a different brand now. Look at the system sold by eezrvproducts. It is built by the same people that build the TST system but is cheaper and carries a three year warranty.
I'm about to spring for the ten sensor, non-flow through unit.
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Old 07-04-2012, 08:50 AM   #6
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I have the TST 507-10 system. These have a user replaceable battery rather than having to send it to the factory. Also it requires a special wrench which makes it theft proof unless you have the wrench. I am a BIG believer in TPMS, saved me twice last year. TST also has the new pass through monitor so you don't have to remove them to add air.
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Old 07-04-2012, 10:52 AM   #7
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I had the earlier TST system and had a terrible time with it, but super customer service. I have Tire Tracker now and it has been a great system.
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Old 07-04-2012, 04:24 PM   #8
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Thanks for the help,I ordered a TireTraker today we will see how it will work.
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Thanks for the help,I ordered a TireTraker today we will see how it will work.
That's what I have and it seems to work well. Be advised that you will probably need the signal booster if you have a towable though as the wheel sensors can be a long way from the readout. With the booster range is excellent.
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Installed Tire Traker, took about 1.5hr,1 call to help line,got me back to screen I needed as 1 tire didn't show up,everything seems to be working,so now to,get on the road.
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Anyone have experiences to share, good or bad, regarding the flow-through sensors?
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Tire Tracker for me as well. It has sensor batteries that are user replaceable with batteries from Walmart.

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Tire Tracker for me as well. It has sensor batteries that are user replaceable with batteries from Walmart.

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That is good to know for next time.
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We've used the TST for almost 3 years now and have been completely happy with it. It has "saved" us twice. As far as pricing, do a search for TST or go to TST's website and look at the dealers to see all of the pricing.
Flow thru sensors work especially well on dually tires so you don't have to reach in to remove the sensor to add or let out air. They are a little bigger than the 510 and 507 sensor but I haven't heard of any issues with them. Hugs, Di
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