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Old 10-30-2015, 03:41 AM   #1
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Valve extenders

Tried to check the tire pressures on my 2015 Precept. Anyone who has tried knows how difficult it is to get a pressure gauge on the valve stem. Even my dealer had trouble. I decided to order a set of valve extenders from Dicor. "Mounts easily to valve stems". Right!! I have an appt at Tire Discounters. They tell me they can do it but I'm nervous. Comments?

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Old 10-30-2015, 04:48 AM   #2
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I'm not familiar with your brand, but Borg dully solid brass would be my choice. It requires you to go to a truck tire shop and for them to remove the wheels and pull the present valve and replace them with these long solid brassy units. That way you're not working off an extension. that's what we did with our Grayhawk and I never regretted it. It gives you a solid foundation for either a TPMS we're just using a check gauge.

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Old 10-30-2015, 06:40 AM   #3
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I bought a straight tipped air chuck with rubber hose about 10 inches long coming out of the gauge. I can reach between the duals with one hand to hold tip to valve and slide air hose thru hole in wheel with other hand to check pressure and add air. No problem.

First time I have wheels off I will change the stems though. Not sure why Ford selected this type of valve stem as I don't see it working well in any application?
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Old 10-31-2015, 09:02 AM   #4
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I went through the same thing with my Precept at first. It is impossible to get to the other stem, which is actually for the outside tire. Invest in the the valve extenders and you'll love the process of checking all your tires, which you should do, prior to any movement of the coach.

I did have mine installed at an RV dealer, but I'm sure a tire place can do it too.
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Old 10-31-2015, 05:56 PM   #5
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Had same issues. Before our first big trip went to inflate back tires and realized no way to get compressor onto existing valves. I have a friend who owns his own auto/rv shop and he put on chrome extenders on rear tires ..no charge..
Dealer wanted quite a bit to do same thing. I should have noticed this problem when first looking
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