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DaleRobertson
03-27-2019, 10:58 AM
What system is recommended for tandem axle?
What are your thoughts on the sensors that screw onto the valve stem?

DQDick
03-27-2019, 11:31 AM
8 years with TST and Pressure Pro before that, wouldnt be without them.

sambam
03-27-2019, 12:28 PM
That's what I use. TST screw-on with flow-thru. Like Dick says, wouldn't travel without them.

DaleRobertson
03-27-2019, 12:55 PM
I am a bit confused. I thought the flow through transmitters were inside the wheel/tire. The caps screw onto the valve stem

PNW Fireguy
03-27-2019, 01:03 PM
Yes they screw onto the valve stems. I am another happy user of TST


https://tsttruck.com/

BB_TX
03-27-2019, 02:06 PM
Both flow thru and non flow thru screw on the stems. Mine are non flow thru. But I only add 1-3 lbs of air to each tire in the spring before putting the sensors on and have never had to add any more air thru the whole season. And removal is not much different than removing a valve cap if you need to. Just have to use the little tool they provide. Or you can leave the anti theft caps off and remove them with your fingers.

twindman
03-27-2019, 06:43 PM
Be aware TST (and probably others) require a metal valve stem. The added weight spinning around would eventually break the stems otherwise.

PSFORD99
03-27-2019, 07:43 PM
Both flow thru and non flow thru screw on the stems. Mine are non flow thru. But I only add 1-3 lbs of air to each tire in the spring before putting the sensors on and have never had to add any more air thru the whole season. And removal is not much different than removing a valve cap if you need to. Just have to use the little tool they provide. Or you can leave the anti theft caps off and remove them with your fingers.


I am hearing more thumbs up for the non flow thru, simply because of bulk size of the flow thru. I will go with the non flow thru, not that big of deal , having to remove, its not like an everyday thing .

CaptnJohn
03-27-2019, 08:42 PM
NON flow thru TST! One of my best purchases!

AZ Traveler
03-27-2019, 09:10 PM
The TST rep Mike Benson specifically recommended the non flow through for a fifth wheel. I have had to add air twice in 18 months and its not hard.

RoadRunnerTR21
03-28-2019, 05:49 AM
I have the flow thru sensors on my TST but would get non flow thru if I had to do it again.

richfaa
03-28-2019, 11:59 AM
First pressure pro and now TST no flow through would not leave home without them.

Joe Hollars
03-28-2019, 12:32 PM
TST non flow through here too! Works great.
Joe

DaleRobertson
03-28-2019, 12:52 PM
Thanks for all the positive feedback. I ordered the TST 501 with non flow through caps.
Will be covered the next time we are in the road.
I trailer a 27’ 6000 lb boat as well. Will be using them on it as well.

Dmcgrew
03-28-2019, 03:57 PM
I have the TST flow-thru sensors and love them but would go with the non-flow through next time. The flow thru seem to limit the amount of air I can get into the tire when needed, along with the extra size.

bigred715
03-28-2019, 07:26 PM
TST non flow thru type. Best investment and great company to deal with. Stand behind their product. Don't feel safe without them on trailer.

browens62
03-28-2019, 08:41 PM
I have read that some people have had issue with the TPM effect the wireless back camera. i use Furrion Observation.

has anybody has this issue with TST system?

AZ Traveler
03-28-2019, 08:48 PM
Brian and Tambra,

I have not had any issue using my Furrion Wireless Observation camera and my TST system at the same time.

timandsusan
03-29-2019, 05:55 AM
X2 on tire pressure sensors. It is one of those "Don't leave home without them!" My Pressure Pro sensors and readout have served me well since 2007. I got a new receiver after some jerk broke into my truck and took it with him. Never leave anything in the truck now!

Route66Rambler
03-29-2019, 07:15 AM
We have the TST with flow thru sensors for the trailer and cap sensors for the truck. The flow thru sensors must be used with metal valve stems. So far it's worked great.

knapper42
03-29-2019, 08:54 AM
Noticed the systems can be order through Amazon and save a few dollars. Is there advantages of ordering from TST?

BB_TX
03-29-2019, 09:02 AM
It has been a number of years since I bought mine. I did not buy directly from TST, but don't remember now who it was I did buy from. But a couple years after buying, I had an issue with the monitor and a sensor and TST customer service was very helpful. Turned out to be a programming issue (i.e. user error :o). So I don't think it will matter where you buy as long as you are sure you are getting the same product package from either source. For only a few dollars, I would probably go direct to TST.

NormaJean
03-29-2019, 06:26 PM
Have TireMinder Smart TPMS - it works. No interference - so far - with the Furrion backup camera.

laverdur
04-03-2019, 02:39 PM
I see many advocates for the TST system here. I have the Tire Minder TM77 from Minder Research. Have transmitters on all Monty and TV wheels. Not sure of the differences between TST and Minder products. My wheel transmitters are non-flow through. The transmitters weigh one-half ounce so i always have them installed when I balance tires. Yes, I'm one of those who believe in balancing trailer tires. I wouldn't tow without a TPMS.

Randy E
04-03-2019, 02:39 PM
Www.tireminder.com All the way. Easy to use. Pressure and temperature display. Up to 22 tires and FREE batteries and orings every year for a few more years. Great company. Look em up.

Randy.
2016 3791RD.

Dreamersandtravelers
04-03-2019, 03:28 PM
Just experienced a catastrophic failure of our TPMS system last November. Hauling our rig across WY on i80 we lost a wheel & tire. Was never alerted of this situation. Luckily it had not occurred more than a mile or two away. Perhaps it'd take a few minutes to assess? An hour later I turned system off & on - then it beeped no sensor. Way too late had we been elsewhere. Spent wknd in Laramie waiting for replacements.

knapper42
04-03-2019, 04:05 PM
Ordered direct from TST, 4 sensors, color display, signal booster, and received the system today. Great customer service and quick delivery. Will get everything installed tomorrow and will be hitting the road soon.

Randy Auman
04-03-2019, 04:34 PM
I've used EEZTIRE for the past several years, never had a problem. I like having the tire temperature, pressure, and the ability to add a booster since I tow the fifth wheel with a boat and put them on the boat tires in the far back.
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=eeztire+tire+pressure+monitoring+system&crid=33JG79IAORRA0&sprefix=eeztire%2Caps%2C191&ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_7

Bigrig
04-03-2019, 05:15 PM
We bought TST 8+ years ago. Had some problems to start off including shoving the external antenna right back into the monitor.

Called customer service, Mike Benson answered. We were on the road not too far from Las Vegas. He took time away from his Truck show in Las Vegas TST was at and replaced the monitor. We met at some hidden entrance that Frank, Dean and Sammy used in the back of the casino the show was being held at.

THAT is customer service.

It’s TST for us and we never leave home without it.

Livin salty
04-03-2019, 07:14 PM
My understanding is the flow through ones are a bit heavier than te cap ones and do require a metal valve stem. Went with the cap style as I wasnít sure if the Monty actually had metal valve stems. (In storage at a distance) Love the peace of mind that the TSTís give me but wish I would of purchased the flow through
Dirk

Bigrig
04-04-2019, 08:31 AM
I've had flow thru for awhile and if I had to put in more than a few pounds of air, I remove the flow thru. It's slow to add air and no problem removing them and putting back on, in fact, it's easier than waiting, its that slow.
That said, I'd still chose flow thru.

Capt Kidd
04-04-2019, 09:35 AM
I have the flow thru on my Montana with metal valve stems and on my RPod
with the regular rubber valve stems. I have about 10,000 miles on the RPod and no problems with having rubber valve stems.

jeffba
04-04-2019, 11:32 AM
Just finished getting Ford OEN TPMS sensors installed. They replace the valve stems. Discount tire 23.99 for 1. Walmart 12.00 each. had wheels balanced for those prices also.

Slushfund
04-04-2019, 04:58 PM
After reading all the comments I got on line @ TST. Got the after hours guy (Mike) he was great. Told to go to Camper Worlds Wed site and order the kit there as they have a great sale for the next day or so. He was correct as TST wanted $341, at Camper World the Kit was $262 before shipping.


Kit Number was TST-507-RV-4-C

Mike_Garcia
04-05-2019, 07:25 PM
Be aware TST (and probably others) require a metal valve stem. The added weight spinning around would eventually break the stems otherwise.

Been there, did that. Yet another lesson learned!:facepalm:

Mike_Garcia
04-05-2019, 07:39 PM
Sorry, I meant o respond to TWINDMAN about the rubber stem eventually breaking due to centrifugal force. I use the EEZ Tire system. Non flow thru's on the 5'r and flow thru's on the truck. Apparently one ton trucks are not available with factory TPMS systems, only 3/4 tons and smaller. Any ideas why? I was sorrly PO'd wen my new truck didn't come with it and wasn't available as an option even.

jeffba
04-06-2019, 05:34 AM
Sorry, I meant o respond to TWINDMAN about the rubber stem eventually breaking due to centrifugal force. I use the EEZ Tire system. Non flow thru's on the 5'r and flow thru's on the truck. Apparently one ton trucks are not available with factory TPMS systems, only 3/4 tons and smaller. Any ideas why? I was sorrly PO'd wen my new truck didn't come with it and wasn't available as an option even.


Ford has had TPMS on Duallys since at least 2018 and Trailer TPMS available also. I just finished getting the sensors installed (valve stem replacement) on our Monty.

I think GM catches up to Ford's towing tech in the 2020 model year

RoadRunnerTR21
04-06-2019, 05:44 AM
Sorry, I meant o respond to TWINDMAN about the rubber stem eventually breaking due to centrifugal force. I use the EEZ Tire system. Non flow thru's on the 5'r and flow thru's on the truck. Apparently one ton trucks are not available with factory TPMS systems, only 3/4 tons and smaller. Any ideas why? I was sorrly PO'd wen my new truck didn't come with it and wasn't available as an option even.


My 2018 Dodge dually has digital TPMS readout for all 6 tires.

richfaa
04-06-2019, 07:23 AM
Just experienced a catastrophic failure of our TPMS system last November. Hauling our rig across WY on i80 we lost a wheel & tire. Was never alerted of this situation. Luckily it had not occurred more than a mile or two away. Perhaps it'd take a few minutes to assess? An hour later I turned system off & on - then it beeped no sensor. Way too late had we been elsewhere. Spent wknd in Laramie waiting for replacements.

The system did not fail.There was not a loss of tire pressure.It can not sense a
lose of a entire wheel except tp report no sensor. We had the same thing happen to us last year on I-95 bearing failure caused the left rear wheel to come off the Montana and no alarm the tire was still at normal tire pressure. In our case there was a dealer nearby to get us help had all the parts and dispatched a mobile service truck . Our extended warranty paid the bill and we were back on the road in 4 hours.

drknapp
04-06-2019, 08:48 AM
I have the TST flow-thru sensors and love them but would go with the non-flow through next time. The flow thru seem to limit the amount of air I can get into the tire when needed, along with the extra size.

X2 for the same reasons. :thumbsup: I find myself removing them when I need to add air.

Cal
05-01-2019, 08:56 AM
I have a set (4) of TPMS-TRL-2 and was interested if anyone else is using this type as they are not the "flow-through" but do fit onto valve stem?
Please advise.

BB_TX
05-01-2019, 11:04 AM
Don’t know what brand you have, but many of us have the TST 507 TPMS system with non flow thru screw on sensors and they work fine.

PSFORD99
05-01-2019, 11:34 AM
Don’t know what brand you have, but many of us have the TST 507 TPMS system with non flow thru screw on sensors and they work fine.

TST 507 was on on sale at Camping World, with four sensors, color monitor, and repeater. ,your choice non or flow thru sensors . Price was $182.22 plus tax ,free shipping less then $200, and the sensors were also on sale for a two pack for like $56, normally around $100 per pair. The TST 507 with 8 sensors if needed would have been right at $300. I just went with the 4 sensor deal.

Off sale now, but what a great price while it was on. A couple of us reported the sale on another thread here when it was going, hopefully some that was interested got in on it. I can't imagine those prices again .

Heavybrewster
05-31-2019, 10:09 AM
I installed this setup last week. Very happy with it so far.

https://www.rvupgradestore.com/Blu-TPMS-Bluetooth-6PC-150PSI-p/506150.htm

richfaa
05-31-2019, 12:02 PM
We just purchased the ,latest TST system from TST to replace the much older TST system we had.Color monitor, repeater, 6 sensors total cost 335.00

BandBmalin
05-31-2019, 01:25 PM
TST 507 with color monitor and repeater used for the first time 2 weeks ago. MUCH LESS stressful for me driving. A couple of months back, my son-in-law had a blow out on his way to the campground and we laid under his trailer in the dark hooking wires back up that he shredded after the blow out. His spare then blew on his trip back home. Yep, I won't go another inch without it on mine now!!

Last2Die
05-31-2019, 02:04 PM
this is the one thing I forgot about. time to start shopping, bummer I missed that Camping World deal, I did email the manager he is currently putting on slide toppers, hopefully he can give me that price LOL

Tony