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Old 03-30-2016, 08:04 PM   #81
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TST is one of the systems used by quite a number of over the road truckers, so would guess if they are used extensively on big rigs you most likely had something odd going on, Tom.
Probably, most of these systems are pretty good nowadays given the advances in wireless technologies.
I'd be surprised if the wireless fridge monitors were any issue. I have one and it didn't cause any issues with the factory sensors in my Nissan truck.
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Old 03-30-2016, 09:07 PM   #82
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TST is the system many people were using over on the Casita forum several years ago. Many people seemed happy with it so I tried it. I had problems with losing the signal and having false alarms. It may have been because of the distance between the sensors and my receiver because if the length of my truck. I ended up returning it and purchasing the Dill that has a external antenna. Also the sensor on the end of the valve stem stuck out pass the wheel a little and just looked like it could be hit. Its more work to install the Dill but from my experience I found it more reliable.

They may have made improvements in the sensors since I tried it about 6 years ago.
Hi Tom talked to one of the owners of TST today . The wireless frig moniters and I also have the Voyager wireless back up camera . There will be no problem with those . I can't tell you about Tada brother backup camera Escape is using . If someone has that they need to call and check . My problem will be my Atomic clock . No bigger . You could remove the batteries or what I will do remove clock . Also if you are parked next to someone using that same frequency it will cut out the readings . However if someone is say passing you on the road because you are moving it won't affect you . In the future this will get solved . I am just going to get standard right now so I won't need to change my valves at all . The flow throughs are heavier and longer that is why you have to have metal valves . The standard I can just use my rubber valves and they will supply you and support you if you need some new o rings , removing and replacing . He said if you just screw on to tight , there should not be a problem , but they will take care of you if you have a problem . Very nice of owner to call me and answer all my questions . So I will order here soon . The previous poster Thankyou for the information you also gave . Pat
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Old 03-30-2016, 11:06 PM   #83
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I have the TST standard system without the flow-thru sensors. I have the ones that attach to the valve stems with the goofy wrench and have the user-replaceable batteries. Moved them from my Casita to the 21 and have had zero problems with any interference issues, including the TADI bros rear view camera. Receiver has been mounted to the inside of the rear window in my Taco for almost 2 years using VHB tape - no problems.
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Old 03-30-2016, 11:29 PM   #84
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I have the TST standard system without the flow-thru sensors. I have the ones that attach to the valve stems with the goofy wrench and have the user-replaceable batteries. Moved them from my Casita to the 21 and have had zero problems with any interference issues, including the TADI bros rear view camera. Receiver has been mounted to the inside of the rear window in my Taco for almost 2 years using VHB tape - no problems.
Good to know . I just have to remove the Atomic clock . Pat
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Old 03-31-2016, 09:46 AM   #85
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I have the TST standard system without the flow-thru sensors. I have the ones that attach to the valve stems with the goofy wrench and have the user-replaceable batteries. Moved them from my Casita to the 21 and have had zero problems with any interference issues, including the TADI bros rear view camera. Receiver has been mounted to the inside of the rear window in my Taco for almost 2 years using VHB tape - no problems.
Maybe that was my problem. I did not try it in the rear window and tried putting in in the front windshield and in the center console.
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I bought a TireTraker TT-500 with 4 sensors before my last trip. On the trip, the only problem we found was that the tire pressure settings were a little low so that I got some false high-pressure alarms. When I installed it, I pumped the tires to 50 psi then installed the sensors and checked the pressures. There was some variation between tires so I adjusted the settings to match what the sensors reported for each tire. The ones that were set a little lower, 46 psi, triggered high pressure alarms, 60 psi, while traveling. I adjusted the pressure settings to 50 psi on each tire and had no more false alarms.

The manual for the TT-500 says to only charge with the included 12v cigarette lighter plug and cable, which looks like a regular USB cable. I tried to use a regular USB charger but it failed to charge the TT-500 sufficiently, and I got a low battery alarm. After I charged with the included plug and cable, the device no longer showed a low battery, so it appears it really matters what you plug the cable into.
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I bought the Dill aftermarket system from Tire Rack. It uses OEM style sensors in the wheel.and includes a remote antenna. I will be installing it in the next few days. So far I am very impressed with the quality. I like not having sensors on the external of valve stems. Downside is eventually sensors will have to be replaced.

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I bought the Dill aftermarket system from Tire Rack. It uses OEM style sensors in the wheel.and includes a remote antenna. I will be installing it in the next few days. So far I am very impressed with the quality. I like not having sensors on the external of valve stems. Downside is eventually sensors will have to be replaced.

https://www.tirerack.com/tpms/detail...market+Systems
That's the same one I have installed. They have upgraded the monitor since our original one. New one reads both pressure and temp at the same time as it rotates through the tires. We just got back from a trip to Florida and it worked great.
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That's the same one I have installed. They have upgraded the monitor since our original one. New one reads both pressure and temp at the same time as it rotates through the tires. We just got back from a trip to Florida and it worked great.
Good to hear. The wife thinks it's another gadget. She doesn't notice the trailers I see along the road with a shreded tire. I still remember passing a 1/2 of a manufactured home that was sitting along the freeway burning. Fire started from flat tire.
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Good to hear. The wife thinks it's another gadget. She doesn't notice the trailers I see along the road with a shreded tire. I still remember passing a 1/2 of a manufactured home that was sitting along the freeway burning. Fire started from flat tire.
It is just another gadget but hey, guys like gadgets.

My wife complains about all my wires. I just explained that this was for her safety.
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