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saleen032 10-20-2009 07:54 AM

TPMS Sensors
Just a word of caution for everyone here...I had a nice set of chrome valve caps on my wheels. I had to put air in one of the tires due to the colder weather, and when I went to get it off, it was seized onto the sensor..I ended up breaking the sensor..........So if you are going to use nice caps, put some anti-seize compund on the threads first...

Matt 10-20-2009 07:55 AM

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eek, good call!

SoCalMoparWK 10-20-2009 11:37 AM

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glad i lol in cali. sorry to here that bro.

robpp 10-20-2009 11:54 AM

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if you guys MUST have metal caps, use some antisieze on the threads. get some at any auto parts. use sparingly.

thats why I stick to my Schwinn Crossed Flag plastic caps FTMFW!

saleen032 10-20-2009 12:40 PM

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I didnt know, but the ones I had were a brass core....And because of the 2 different kinds of metals, they are more likely to seize..SO definitely use anti-seize...Same reason you should use anti-seize on the spark plugs too

robpp 10-20-2009 12:42 PM

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and wheel lugs......

saleen032 10-20-2009 02:14 PM

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I heard never to put any kind of lubricant/anti-seize on lug nuts because you cant get a proper torque reading and therefore wont be properly fastened..Is that an old wives tale?

robpp 10-20-2009 02:33 PM

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i have always used it. and i learned at the airport changing airplane tires......

i could be wrong IDK.

Chris 10-20-2009 06:08 PM

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good info, i didn't know :) Thanks

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