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  • TST Tire Pressure Monitoring System

    I am no longer a vendor for the TST product. This was a hard decision to make and is not product related. We will continue to use our TST system as we travel.
    I have 1 510 repeater, 1-507FT sensor, 507R & 507 FT O-rings & 507FT valve caps, as well as screws, etc left. If you e-mail me or call me at 941-416-0918 10 am to 10 pm Central or Eastern time, with what you are looking for, I can give you pricing
    I will always be available to help my customers with questions or to trouble shoot. Thank you all for your patronage & referrals. Di


    Last edited by Plugitright; 10-08-2017, 10:19 AM.
    2015 Single Cab Ram 3500 Dually. Asian tranny,DeBoe slidestep, AMP Door & side steps, Pace Edwards auto roll top cover.
    1996/2010 Triple Slide Carriage, Mor/Ryde Suspension, Kodiak Disc Brakes, Big Foot Automatic Leveling System, TST Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Plug It Right Stabilizers. http://www.plugitright.com/5thwheelREDO.html

  • #2
    I have noticed comments regarding these units..and i am thinking.. I have a system in my mustang gt but it is inside the tire...i assume these just connect to your valves ? Is there a pressure limit / Will they work on my Freightliner ?

    thanks
    ian
    2001 Freightliner FL60 Sport Chassis, 3126b, Pac-Brake, Air Cab, Brakes & Suspension, Ultra Shift, McCall 5th Hitch with Binkley Head
    2010 Northwood Arctic Fox 29-5T (Silver Fox Edition)
    DW- Carol
    DD - '93
    DS- '95
    Faffy & Lulu, our Beagle co-pilots

    "Ka ka ka ka haina mbaraka"

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    • #3
      Hi Ian
      Yes the sensors are installed on the valve stems. There would be no pressure limit. When you install the system you set alarm parameters to alert you that you have reached that tire pressure. I always tell my customers to set those parameters 20% above and 15% below your cold tire pressure. Yes, they will work on your Freightliner.
      If you should have any further questions, or I can be of further assistance, please let me know. Di
      2015 Single Cab Ram 3500 Dually. Asian tranny,DeBoe slidestep, AMP Door & side steps, Pace Edwards auto roll top cover.
      1996/2010 Triple Slide Carriage, Mor/Ryde Suspension, Kodiak Disc Brakes, Big Foot Automatic Leveling System, TST Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Plug It Right Stabilizers. http://www.plugitright.com/5thwheelREDO.html

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      • #4
        Thank you. They are now on my list.

        Only last quick question(s).

        Do they measure heat and since they attach to the valve stems, does the tire need to be rebalanced ?

        Thanks
        Ian.
        2001 Freightliner FL60 Sport Chassis, 3126b, Pac-Brake, Air Cab, Brakes & Suspension, Ultra Shift, McCall 5th Hitch with Binkley Head
        2010 Northwood Arctic Fox 29-5T (Silver Fox Edition)
        DW- Carol
        DD - '93
        DS- '95
        Faffy & Lulu, our Beagle co-pilots

        "Ka ka ka ka haina mbaraka"

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        • #5
          Hi Ian
          Yes they do measure heat. We had a brake caliper stick and it caused such tremendous heat that out temperature alarm went to 165. Because it alarmed, we did lose the caliper but not the rotor, tire, or potential fiberglass damage.
          No, the sensors will not affect the balance & the tires do not need to be rebalanced.
          If you should have any other questions, please let me know. Di
          Originally posted by Ian View Post
          Thank you. They are now on my list.

          Only last quick question(s).

          Do they measure heat and since they attach to the valve stems, does the tire need to be rebalanced ?

          Thanks
          Ian.
          2015 Single Cab Ram 3500 Dually. Asian tranny,DeBoe slidestep, AMP Door & side steps, Pace Edwards auto roll top cover.
          1996/2010 Triple Slide Carriage, Mor/Ryde Suspension, Kodiak Disc Brakes, Big Foot Automatic Leveling System, TST Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Plug It Right Stabilizers. http://www.plugitright.com/5thwheelREDO.html

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          • #6
            Awesome.

            Thanks again ...
            Ian
            2001 Freightliner FL60 Sport Chassis, 3126b, Pac-Brake, Air Cab, Brakes & Suspension, Ultra Shift, McCall 5th Hitch with Binkley Head
            2010 Northwood Arctic Fox 29-5T (Silver Fox Edition)
            DW- Carol
            DD - '93
            DS- '95
            Faffy & Lulu, our Beagle co-pilots

            "Ka ka ka ka haina mbaraka"

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Ian View Post
              Awesome.

              Thanks again ...
              Ian
              I am also looking at buying the TST 507 system for my TT. What, if anything, prevents the sensors from being stolen? Aren't the sensors simply removed during storage or when not being towed?
              2014 Nash 23b TT. 2014 Ford F-150 3.5 L V6 Ecoboost w/ max tow. Equalizer Hitch.

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              • #8
                ...oh also - does it make any sense for me to order the set with more sensors than I need - just in case?? I have a dual-axle, 4-wheel TT (my truck already has pressure monitors) and see that the 6-sensor kit is only about $50 more total than the 4-sensor kit. Each sensor is $50 or $60.
                2014 Nash 23b TT. 2014 Ford F-150 3.5 L V6 Ecoboost w/ max tow. Equalizer Hitch.

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                • #9
                  If you purchase the 510 and regular 507 systems, the sensors have a tool that you use when installing. Once snugged up and the tool removed, the end of the sensor will spin but not come off. You need to use the tool to remove the sensor, so the tool is a theft deterrent but nothing today can protect you 100%. If you are looking at the 507 with flow thru sensors, they do not have the tool because of their design but you use provided allen screw & tighten them with the provided allen wrench. There is room to use 2 screws if you like which would make it much harder for someone to remove the sensors if without you or your neighbor noticing someone at your rig. You can remove any of the sensors if your are not using the RV say for more than a month at a time to help extend the battery life but since we are fulltimers, we never take ours off. Removing will extend the life a month or two but that is about it from my experience.
                  Hmmm, 4 or 6 sensor systems; it is really up to you. If you only need 4, I would get 4 unless you are thinking of putting them on the truck or the RV spare tire of the RV and/or truck. It is only $50.00 more if you get the 6 but only you can make that decision. Your question of "just in case"; did you mean that as protection after the warranty is up or like I said possibly using them some place else. You are correct, it would be $90.00 to order 2 sensors from me down the road.
                  If you have any further questions or I can be of further assistance just let me know. Di
                  Originally posted by Zapatasghost View Post
                  ...oh also - does it make any sense for me to order the set with more sensors than I need - just in case?? I have a dual-axle, 4-wheel TT (my truck already has pressure monitors) and see that the 6-sensor kit is only about $50 more total than the 4-sensor kit. Each sensor is $50 or $60.
                  2015 Single Cab Ram 3500 Dually. Asian tranny,DeBoe slidestep, AMP Door & side steps, Pace Edwards auto roll top cover.
                  1996/2010 Triple Slide Carriage, Mor/Ryde Suspension, Kodiak Disc Brakes, Big Foot Automatic Leveling System, TST Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Plug It Right Stabilizers. http://www.plugitright.com/5thwheelREDO.html

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Zapatasghost View Post
                    I am also looking at buying the TST 507 system for my TT. What, if anything, prevents the sensors from being stolen? Aren't the sensors simply removed during storage or when not being towed?

                    The system comes with two small metal tools that resemble small bent spoons. The sensors are placed onto the tire stems by hand, then the tool snugs-up a rear nut on the sensors that when tightened, just allows the sensors to spin and can't be removed. They are then easily removed again with the tool.

                    BTW: I tried my new 507 system with 4 sensors on my trailer. Easy set-up, but they tended to stop being received by the monitor in the truck from time to time. I purchased the 'booster' at the same time I bought the sensors, and now with the booster, absolutely no problems with 3,000 miles of use so far.

                    I learned that due to all of the electronics /toys we have running in the truck, it was drowning out the TMS sensors from being received. I keep the 12v 'booster' plugged in while traveling, into the 12v television plug in the bedroom.

                    We are very pleased with the 507 TMS system. We bought ours from Plugitright.
                    Travel Blog: www.rocklinroamers.wordpress.com

                    2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD: SRW, Duramax / Allison 6.6L Turbo-Diesel, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4x4, Reese 16K Hitch, 50gal In-Bed Fuel Tank (85 gals total)

                    2016 Arctic Fox 29-5T: Six-Point Leveling System, Fireplace, Two A/C's, Two Honda EU2000i Generators, TST "507" Tire Monitoring System, King-Size Bed, Progressive 'Hard-Wired' 50amp Surge Protector, 16gal Water Heater, Dual-Pane Glass, Slide-Toppers, 50amp Power-Reel, 'G Rated' Sailun Tires.

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                    • #11
                      Just before setting out on our trip last Saturday I installed the TST 507 on my truck and trailer tires and would give it two thumbs up. I couldn't decide where I wanted the monitor mounted but now after three days of driving just over 1200 miles I've got a pretty good idea where it will go. For the time it's slide in a cubby and easily gets the signals from our 27-5L without the booster. I ran out of time to install the booster but brought it along just in case. I would recommend it to anyone. Great peace of mind but also knowledge of what is going on with the tires. It's pretty interning to see how PSI and Temps change with the changes of ambient temps and elevations.
                      Rolland & Judie, 2 Shelties, Cozmo & Brinkley

                      2016 AF 27-5L, 4 pt Leveling, Dual Pane Windows, 10 Cu Ft Fridge, 15K AC, Central Vac, Progressive Dynamics hard wired EMS, Slide Toppers, 2 Fantastic Vents & Covers, TST507s, 480 Watts Solar Charger, 440AH AGM Battery Bank

                      2005 Chevy Silverado 3500, Duramax/Allison, Crew Cab LB 4x4 B&W Companion

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Rolland View Post
                        Just before setting out on our trip last Saturday I installed the TST 507 on my truck and trailer tires and would give it two thumbs up. I couldn't decide where I wanted the monitor mounted but now after three days of driving just over 1200 miles I've got a pretty good idea where it will go. For the time it's slide in a cubby and easily gets the signals from our 27-5L without the booster. I ran out of time to install the booster but brought it along just in case. I would recommend it to anyone. Great peace of mind but also knowledge of what is going on with the tires. It's pretty interning to see how PSI and Temps change with the changes of ambient temps and elevations.
                        Your spot on!

                        When we first installed the sensors, we also watched in amazement on how much the individual PSI levels and tire temperatures fluctuate. We also noticed up to 15 degree difference in tire temperatures between the tires traveling on the shade side of the trailer and the tires on the sunny side of the trailer.

                        We have relied on the accuracy of the receiver so much, we don't even pay attention to the instant readings anymore.... we just rely on a high temp / low PSI alarm to warn us of impending troubles.
                        Travel Blog: www.rocklinroamers.wordpress.com

                        2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD: SRW, Duramax / Allison 6.6L Turbo-Diesel, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4x4, Reese 16K Hitch, 50gal In-Bed Fuel Tank (85 gals total)

                        2016 Arctic Fox 29-5T: Six-Point Leveling System, Fireplace, Two A/C's, Two Honda EU2000i Generators, TST "507" Tire Monitoring System, King-Size Bed, Progressive 'Hard-Wired' 50amp Surge Protector, 16gal Water Heater, Dual-Pane Glass, Slide-Toppers, 50amp Power-Reel, 'G Rated' Sailun Tires.

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                        • #13
                          I have the hawkshead system (http://www.tpms.ca/) which looks very similar. Very happy with it, but I did have my sensors stolen one time. I never bothered using the Alan keys to hold them in place.

                          The system I have resembles this TST system so closely i am wondering if the more theft proof sensors are compatible?
                          2014 Snowriver 234RBS TT
                          2007 Dodge 5.9 3500 SB (Formerly Chev dually)
                          Caravan Wagon Master
                          http://dlink.natcoa.net/trailer.JPG

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                          • #14
                            I have the same system and don't need the booster with my 29-5T. With my 17.5 tires and this system I forget I have tires on the trailer!
                            Tony
                            2016 Ram 3500 4X4 Crew Cab LB DRW 6.7 Cummins/Aisin 4.10,
                            Curt Q24, 2015 Kawasaki Teryx 4 LE,
                            2013 Artic Fox 29-5T Silver Fox,
                            Four Cats and yes they travel with us.

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                            • #15
                              I have the TST system with flow through sensors. After 6 months use, all is working fine.
                              Dave & Sandy 2011 Ford F150 Ecoboost V6 4WD 3.73 White SnugTop Shell Equalizer Brand 1400# 2013 Nash 23D 40 Amp AM Solar System Trojan T145+

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