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Old 01-21-2019, 12:52 AM   #21
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Iím a MOC member and TST dealer. If you havenít purchased any yet, let me know and I can ship to you.
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How much are these systems..?
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Old 01-21-2019, 06:56 AM   #22
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I have a TST 510 system on all my truck and trailer tires and have been very satisfied with it. I think there are 2 well known systems, TST and TireMinder, and many other lesser knowns. My advice is to get a good system for the trailer with flow-through air valves and replaceable batteries.

When I bought mine in 2013 I thought TST was the best system. Since then with experience I have found that I really don't need sensors on the truck, but it is nice to have a complete system. Adding or removing air would be much easier with a flow-through system rather than having to remove the sensor. The batteries last a long time, but since new sensors are expensive and batteries are cheap, you want replaceable batteries.

My system has warned me of failing tires with slow leaks many times before they completely lost pressure. It has probably saved me money on repairs since I can replace the tire before it disintegrates and damages the trailer. My Montana came with E-rated tires which wore out prematurely, and I eventually switched to G-rated. I monitor my pressures and temperatures closely on trips, along with wheel hub temps.
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Old 01-21-2019, 07:23 AM   #23
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Another for TSTand their flow through system. Customer service is great as well. I change the batteries yearly with new bought via ebay for about a buck or so apiece for fresh Energizers
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Old 01-21-2019, 08:59 AM   #24
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A system with four sensors would be
$279.00 and it includes the booster.
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Old 01-21-2019, 10:02 AM   #25
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TST for me. For years. I don't like the flow-through one's though. They're too slow. Too restricted, while filling with a pump. I returned my original ones and got the non flow-through 507. I only have to add air about once or twice a season, so the 20 seconds additional per tire to unscrew and reinstall them is a total non-issue for me. My trailer doesn't move without them being installed. By the way, they are never installed unless I'm getting ready to move. The batteries last much longer if you remove them during long periods of inactivity.
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Old 01-22-2019, 09:28 AM   #26
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Do your research

For 5 years I have owned one the 2 most discussed brands on this thread. I thought I was having some battery issues, so I stopped at WM on my way home from a camping trip and installed new batteries, then continued on home about 45 mins away. When i got home and went to remove the batteries from the sensors, and found 1 sensor was missing the cap and battery, yet I had not received a 'no signal' warning on the receiver. Believing I was beginning to have issues (not battery related) with my system I called the manufacturer and was told that if I lose the cap and battery while traveling down the road it could take "up to 30 minutes" for my receiver to register a 'no signal' condition. Due to this, I will likely be buying a different brand before camping season starts this year
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Old 01-23-2019, 08:22 AM   #27
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Tire pressure monitors

I have owned the Tire Minder system for over 5 years and installed it on two different 5th wheels. Of course, I change batteries and cross check pressures before getting on the road, however; in the course of those years we've had 3 false alarms (ranging from sudden pressure loss to over pressure and the most recent informing me that one tire was excessively hot). It wasn't. I don't appreciate false positives and since not one of those instances was correct or a true emergency, I'm not sure I would recommend the Tire Minder. Perhaps the TST system is better. I think most newer trucks from 2012 on, have built in tire pressure monitoring systems. Ours is a 2017 and is spot on accurate and I haven't had any false positives.
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Old 01-23-2019, 09:13 AM   #28
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A system with four sensors would be
$279.00 and it includes the booster.

Fair price we saw them at two different vendors at the RV show in Tampa last week for 299.00 without the booster. We have been using the TST system on our 3402 since 2013 with no booster and have never lost a signal. We keep the monitor/ antenna above the plain of the dashboard directed directly out the window..
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Old 01-23-2019, 12:29 PM   #29
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A system with four sensors would be
$279.00 and it includes the booster.
do you have a website so I can look and check out the system and possibly purchase?
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Old 01-30-2019, 08:15 AM   #30
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I have a 2019 3720rl I notice you need metal valve stems, I feel these need to be longer than normal if you use flothru is this true? Thanks Jerome & Judy
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Old 01-30-2019, 09:00 AM   #31
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Our tires had metal valve stems. They didn’t need to be any longer. Longer stems would actually be worse for vibration.
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Old 01-30-2019, 10:25 AM   #32
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What rames14 said.
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Old 01-30-2019, 11:44 AM   #33
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TST flow thru's!! I bought the set of 6 so I could put one on my spare and have one as a back-up. It's an easy way to keep track of your spare tire pressure.
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