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A silicone coupler that goes from on size to another size.... unless same size.

3.5 to 3 is a reducer coupler
3 to 3 is just a coupler
gotcha im going to text josh to see if we can come up with something hes smart af anyways

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Hes in a good mood now too
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

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the valve caps. My replicas came with the metal valve caps and 1 day when i tried to check my tire pressure i wasnt able to get it loose. From some research, it seems the different metals from the cap and the valve stem will cause them to bond to each other.
I was able to hacksaw 1 off cleanly but had to have a shop replace 2 of my 4 valve stems

Def switch them with the stock wk caps

You can use metal caps, just not the chrome ones. Some TPMS sensors come with metal caps, they're just thin aluminum caps same as the stem, so there's no differing metals causing the corrosion. Like I said previously though, I'd just stick with plastic so there's almost no chance of complications. While we're on the subject, the same issue can happen with your valve cores although not as common, they're supposed to have the silver cores, not the brass. This may be why you couldn't get a reading from that one tire. They can corrode inside the stem and you'll get the same result as with the caps, when you try to remove it, the end of the stem will shear off. Glad you got it all sorted man.
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You can use metal caps, just not the chrome ones. Some TPMS sensors come with metal caps, they're just thin aluminum caps same as the stem, so there's no differing metals causing the corrosion. Like I said previously though, I'd just stick with plastic so there's almost no chance of complications. While we're on the subject, the same issue can happen with your valve cores although not as common, they're supposed to have the silver cores, not the brass. This may be why you couldn't get a reading from that one tire. They can corrode inside the stem and you'll get the same result as with the caps, when you try to remove it, the end of the stem will shear off. Glad you got it all sorted man.
Yup. Rocking plastic ones with .40 cal casings on them
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Yup. Rocking plastic ones with .40 cal casings on them
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

yesterday attempted to have my replacement TPMS sensors installed, but the person at the shop I need to deal with wasn't around. Got a set of the rubber stem ones going in. Hopefully I will get rid of warning light and error message, and no issues to follow. Now prolly wont be able to go until next Tuesday. As I am working extra shifts this week. ugh

took a few minutes during my lunch break tonight at work to swap RP4-CH11 modules to try and correct SWC problem. Replacement module slightly better, preset button works more consistently, but now source button intermittently working. (previously reversed). I think I am going to get the scosche version S3-1, and try that one out. The seller I bought the Pacs from agreed to refund me for both if 2nd doesn't work 100%.
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