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TPMS Questions

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by NumNutz, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. Jun 8, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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    So I am buying a new set of wheels and trading my TRD sport set. I would like to know if it is possible to take the tire pressure management sensors out of the wheels and tires they are in now and put them in my new set.

    Old set - Stock 17" TRD Sport wheels

    New set - 18" BBS RWs

    Thanks.
     
  2. Jun 8, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    Should have just pm'ed me bud I've been through this before with those wheels. BBS rw's were made in two batches. There is one that has a stamp of "016" on it. Those are the first editions, and they don't accept tpms sensors. The second edition will have "018" stamped on them, and they are compatible with the tpms.

    Mine are the 016 version, so I have my tpms sensors strapped to the inside of the wheel using tpms straps.
     
  3. Jun 8, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    Much love brother. Thanks!
     
  4. Jun 8, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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  5. Jun 8, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    Where will it be stamped?
     
  6. Jun 8, 2010 at 5:56 PM
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    It will be stamped on the lip, between two of the spokes. Viewable when looking at the front of the rim.

    I also need to talk to you about lug nuts. The rim seat on these are thick enough that there wasn't enough thread from the stud sticking through for me to feel safe using the stock lugs. It only took 4 turns for them to be tight, and that just wasn't enough for me.

    I bought extended thread (E/T) lug nuts from wheelers offroad. They are conical seat but have a shank on the end so there is a lot more thread contact. Here's the link to them (halfway down the page).

    http://www.wheelersoffroad.com/tacomablackalloys.htm

    Hope this helps!
     
  7. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    Thanks man! I have to make a 150 mile drive. Think it will be good for that amount of miles?
     
  8. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:03 PM
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    Yeah you'll be fine I drove for 2 weeks with the stock lugs before I found that solution.
     
  9. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    Sweet dude. Thanks a lot!
     
  10. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    No problem. post some pics when you get the rims.

    What size tires are on them?
     
  11. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    Old, ready to be replaced 265/60/18. I think I'll replace with Revo 2 265/60/18 tires.
     
  12. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    You can fit 265/65/18's. I ran those and had no rubbing before my lift. Hey are the sam width and diamter as the ever-popular 265/75/16's.
     
  13. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    ^ sorry for the poor spelling. I'm typing this from my blackberry.
     
  14. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    I don't think I'm going to be lifting in the future. The only off-roading or bad weather I drive in is sand, snow and farm fields and the 265/60s can be deflated enough to keep me going okay.
     
  15. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    Sounds good, just saying you can fit the 32's (265/65/18's) without a lift. Either way it will look great with the new rims.
     
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