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Old 09-18-2019, 07:31 AM   #1
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Direct TPMS

I currently have the EeZe TPMS and it has worked well, but I have a new MH and really want to get rid of the tire extensions (I already had one fail). I know some people have talked about using direct TPMS (Sensors mounted inside the tires) but Iím having trouble finding them. What brands have others used? Do you like them? Iím guessing the biggest cost would be having a tire shop take the wheels off to mount them. I would probably just do the rear wheels and keep the Eeze for the front wheels and the toad since I donít need tire extensions on them.
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I didn't know anyone made internal TPMS sensors for after-market use.
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I currently have the EeZe TPMS and it has worked well, but I have a new MH and really want to get rid of the tire extensions (I already had one fail). I know some people have talked about using direct TPMS (Sensors mounted inside the tires) but Iím having trouble finding them. What brands have others used? Do you like them? Iím guessing the biggest cost would be having a tire shop take the wheels off to mount them. I would probably just do the rear wheels and keep the Eeze for the front wheels and the toad since I donít need tire extensions on them.
I have Valor TPMS. Internal sensors, heat and current PSI. Alarms for over temp and rapid PSI drop.
I'm considering going to tst external system as it's 50$ per tire plus the install of the sensors..
I actually thought about selling the control head. It reads four tires at the same time and up to 18 sensors.
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Are you sure you will eliminate extensions by doing this? Most wheels will still need extensions in the same places, to top off air as needed. It's typically not the sensor that leads to the use of an extension.


Another consideration: Solid metal extensions rarely fail.
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Are you sure you will eliminate extensions by doing this? Most wheels will still need extensions in the same places, to top off air as needed. It's typically not the sensor that leads to the use of an extension.


Another consideration: Solid metal extensions rarely fail.
I had a RV center put the extensions on and on the one inner rear wheel the metal extension was rubbing against the rim. When the low air pressure went off and I looked, I saw that the metal extension was worn away and that is where the leaking was from. I have the extension off now and can put air in it with the right chuck. I am going to get a wheel alignment tomorrow and may have them put on another extension, and since they are a tire shop that deals with commercial trucks Iím sure they will do it right. I may stick with my EeZ for now to save money and see how it goes.

Thanks BobGed and Carl.swoyer for the suggestions, I will check them out. I donít know why MH donít come with the direct sensors like cars do.
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Another consideration: Solid metal extensions rarely fail.
A solid metal extension on my rear axle just failed. The extension sheared off the end of the primary valve stem. I was not using a TPMS, and the extension was supported.
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