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SmarTire Sensor Kit
SmarTire Sensor Kit
Internal wheel sensor
Internal wheel sensor
Display unit.  Note on two wires for +/- 12 volts are needed
Display unit. Note on two wires for +/- 12 volts are needed
Here is the sensor mounted to the front rim, oposite the valve stem
Here is the sensor mounted to the front rim, oposite the valve stem
Here is the metal bridge for the valve stem
Here is the metal bridge for the valve stem
When breaking the bead, you have to be careful not to put the bead breaker where the sensor is installed
When breaking the bead, you have to be careful not to put the bead breaker where the sensor is installed
When mounting a new tire, the pinch point should be at or near the sensor
When mounting a new tire, the pinch point should be at or near the sensor
Lifting the edge of the bead over the sensor
Lifting the edge of the bead over the sensor
Lifting the edge of the bead over the sensor
Lifting the edge of the bead over the sensor
When using tire tools, don't insert a tool in the spot where the sensor is mounted
When using tire tools, don't insert a tool in the spot where the sensor is mounted
Display unit installed in front panel
Display unit installed in front panel
I had to cut a hole in the panel to install it here
I had to cut a hole in the panel to install it here
On my first ride with the SmarTire I found my front tire was loosing air and the warning light came on!
On my first ride with the SmarTire I found my front tire was loosing air and the warning light came on!
Upon inspection, I found a cracked valve stem
Upon inspection, I found a cracked valve stem
When I checked my rear valve stem I found it was in need of replacement too
When I checked my rear valve stem I found it was in need of replacement too
SmarTire front sensor has a gap due to the concave drop center of the rim
SmarTire front sensor has a gap due to the concave drop center of the rim
I cut a shim out of a 1/4 inch hard piece of rubber
I cut a shim out of a 1/4 inch hard piece of rubber
I then slid the shim under the sensor
I then slid the shim under the sensor
Shim in place
Shim in place
Side view of shim on front wheel sensor
Side view of shim on front wheel sensor
Cross section of front tire valve
Cross section of front tire valve
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Here is the new style sensor from SmarTire that is made to better fit concave rims
Here is the new style sensor from SmarTire that is made to better fit concave rims
I zip tied my stem to the holder so it won't flex and crack
I zip tied my stem to the holder so it won't flex and crack
I zip tied my stem to the holder so it won't flex and crack
I zip tied my stem to the holder so it won't flex and crack
 zip tied my stem to the holder so it won't flex and crack
zip tied my stem to the holder so it won't flex and crack
SmartTireComp.jpg
SmartTireComp.jpg
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Sensor 002a.JPG
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Sensor 003a.JPG