Tire Pressure Gauges?,

Discussion in 'Tires / Brakes / Bearings / Axles' started by Jon_M, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. Jon_M

    Jon_M New Member

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    Mar 4, 2007
    Hello All :)

    Just have a quick question on what type and what brand of tire pressure gauge most of you use to check your PU Tire pressure,, with everyone talking about how crucial it is to have the correct tire pressure I want to make sure I get an accurate measurement.


  2. jhower

    jhower New Member

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    Jul 25, 2006
    I use a Slickrock gauge that I ordered to read to 100 psi. The Slickrock is a very accurate, and somewhat expensive, gauge. There are many good gauges on the market for much less money.

    The one thing you don't want to do is buy a real cheap stick-type gauge. Those often are not accurate enough to waste time and money on. There are stick gauges that are decently accurate, just not the real cheap ones.

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  3. Fly

    Fly New Member

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    Jan 14, 2007
    I picked up one from Advanced Auto Parts (can't remember the name and it's in the camper), it's round, goes up to maybe 150 psi, has a "stop watch" type button and a short piece of air hose. What you do is press the button to release any air that's in the chamber, apply the end of the air hose to the valve stem and the guage will read the psi and hold that reading until you again push the button and release the air. These guage use to be made in Chicago but the last time I was in the parts store and was looking at them ... you guessed it ... made in China!


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