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Old 03-28-2012, 04:17 PM   #1
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TPMS - Band to Stem

Has anyone gone this route? I'm asking because I'm getting conflicting info and it would be an expensive mistake.

So has anyone with band sensors gone to stem sensors successfully?


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As long they're 325mhz it's good
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Ahh - ok, it's that simple? So I could go the Ebay kit route with the wheels I'm using?
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You can buy the valve style almost anywhere. Rockauto.com is cheap
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I see they have them listed for my 08 as well, nice. Thanks a lot - I'm confident in my purchase now :)

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Make sure to also check Tousley Ford's website. Their prices are pretty decent as well. Once you get them be aware that you'll also have to sync them to your car. It won't be automatic.

I made a 'How To' here: HOW TO: Retrain your TPMS Sensors (2008-2011)
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Yes you can change them. Its just a Bluetooth connection, just have the car reprogrammed and your fine.
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Make sure to also check Tousley Ford's website. Their prices are pretty decent as well. Once you get them be aware that you'll also have to sync them to your car. It won't be automatic.

I made a 'How To' here: HOW TO: Retrain your TPMS Sensors (2008-2011)
I've been chit chatting with Steve for some time, I love being local to the world's largest Ford parts dealer

Steve quoted me just a tad over $200 for the stem sensors, still more than Rock Auto, but they are Ford sensors... which means nothing in all reality.

I did realize I have to re-program them, and I checked out that guide last week, but thanks for posting. I've got a big magnet (~200lb lifting capacity) that should work for the learning cycle - I'll let you guys know when I get the tires and wheels setup.

Thanks again guys - very helpful as always.
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I swung by Tousley on the way home and picked them up, getting tires and a 4 wheel alignment on Wed afternoon! Pics to follow!
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FAIL - didn't work. I'll be posting the sensors up for sale shortly -
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