Tyre pressure guage

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  1. Dodgey

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    Following on from Jim's announcment it reminded my about the completely usless peice of :censored:2:Mad: Halfords £20 guage I bought a while ago.

    So, any recomendations on where and what, bearing in mind it needs to read in excess of 65PSI?

    Cheers all:thumb:
     
  2. Jim

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    Maybe i should source a good one and sell it. :BigGrin:

    The forecourt ones take such a hammering they cannot be relied upon and anyway by the time we get to the service station the temp in the tyre has risen so has the pressure.

    I use a digital one from BMW from when I had a BMW Bike, always keep it wrapped in a rag to insulate it from shocks and its still good even though it must be 15 years old. I think most named digitals will be OK Michelin etc.
     
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    I use an old Dunlop pocket gauge, the kind that the uses the air pressure to push a rod out.. nothing to go wrong, no batteries or chips.. another great example of KISS

    Not sure if you can still buy them or not..

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Dodgey

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    No pic, but I know what you mean, and I've got two of them, but they only run to 50PSI.
     
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    doh.. sorry, your absolutely correct .. :Doh:
     
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    Yes indeed, tested against one or two others I have. No matter what/where the valve is you get a reading with this. And it looks good. It came loose at the valve so I took it to bits, beautiful turned brass parts.

    I don't know if I bought from this vendor but it's the same one and same price from memory.
     
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    We carry a nice digi one in stock.. Good for up to 11 bar or 150 psi

    Digital LCD Display
    Selectable pressure ratings (PSI/BAR/kPa/kg-CM)
    Rotating nozzle
    Pressure release button
    Battery life display
    CE Approved

    [​IMG]

    £15.99 plus £2.00 p and p
     
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    Cheers, but I've just ordered one of the Draper one's Brian recommended. I kinda like the idea of analogue, less to go wrong, and £9.86 delivered:thumb:
     
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    There is a commercial one available, same as the "pop out " one, about fifteen quid if i remember, and about a foot long.Use din commecial workshops.
     
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    i use one from tool station

    Draper do a cheap one as do tool station.. it is the part I fit on my air hose .. you can use them to read the tyre pressure when not connected to the compressor hose.. it has a dial that goes from 0 right up to 130 psi and gives bar reading as well.. I checked my trailer with it the other day before I connected up the compressor... they were down a couple of lbs over the last 2 months (they have to be 60 psi).. but works better than some of the gauges you buy.

    Bob
     
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    That's a robust piece of kit, I'll have one. I have calibrated devices at work so I can check it every so often. Cheers Brian. :thumb:
     
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    i dont need a tyre pressure guage to check my tyre pressure's i have these little flashing valve cap's that tell me if my tyres need air:Laughing:
     
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    I got mine from Halfords. It measures in Bar or PSI and is perfectly suitable.
    Jim
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    Can you just refresh my memory of your website please?
     
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    To easy !

    http://www.jaws-motorcycles.co.uk/


    PS.... Don't click on his MotoGP goods page, it doesn't work, presumably it's full of Rossi Wins A GP T-shirts.
     
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    OOps !! Dunno why but that link jumps too low on the page.. The gauges are a few items above..
     
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    Jumped to the right spot on mine John........:thumb:
     
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