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I picked up a pack of Monkey Grip Tire pressure indicator for my Pilot. These just go in place of the existing tire valve caps. They have three rings: GREEN to indicate 32 PSIG pressure, YELLOW ring springs out if the pressure is below 4 PSIG and a RED ring for pressure below 10 PSIG. I think they really work well to keep a check on the tire pressure. Ofcourse, you should check the pressure once in a while to make sure that it is OK.

Any thoughts ? :14:

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It looks like a pretty cool product. I was thinking about getting them. But, my Dad and I bought an Accutire digital guage to share that is super accurate. So, we just check our cars once a month or so.

My only concern is how the caps would hold up in winter with all the salt and sand on the road...
 

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Monkey grips

How do they look on the vehicle? I've seen close-ups of them and I'm having a hard time picturing them NOT sticking out on they nice alloys!
 

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Tire Safety Pressure Indicators

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Code: TireMinder
Price: $15.95

Shipping Weight: 1.00 pounds


Select PSI: 26PSI 32PSI 35PSI


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Suggested Retail Price $19.95. Increase your safety, gas mileage and tire life. These caps simply screw to the valves of each tire. Each cap will turn green if the tires are properly inflated. If the tire loses more than 4 lbs. of pressure, a yellow ring will become visible. If more than 8 lbs. of pressure is lost, then a red ring will be visible. This system allows you to check your tire pressures anytime and anywhere, so you can catch an under-inflated tire at its' early stage before you get stuck. Reduce the risks of tire blowouts and keep your family safe. Come in a complete 4-pack. *Not a Honda product. We recommend you check your owners manual for the manufacturer's recommend tire pressure. For most vehicles - Accord, Civic, Pilot (32psi), Cr-v (26psi), Odyssey (35psi)
 

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Sorry, was out of town.

I bought them from AutoZone for $9.99 for a set of four. They are no bigger than the existing caps on the tire, hence, they do not seek attension.
They should work OK in Snow etc. as they are nothing but pressure sensors.
I couldn't find a web site for them.

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How about these .... !

http://www.kwimports.com/stroma.html

TIRE VALVE LED LIGHTS

** FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.! **

Made from billet brushed aluminum, not cheap plastic like some others !!
~ LED lights shine constantly (blinking for illustration purposes only)
~ Only on when in motion, increases battery life !!
~ Uses normal watch batteries (included).
~ Universal fit on cars, mortcylces, even bicycles !!
~ Mix & match colors !!
~ A perfect match with LICENESE PLATE or WINDSHIELD NOZZLE LED lights !!




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Ummm ...

I believe they are only for show ... I am sure there is probably some functionality with these ...

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PrG said:
I believe they are only for show ... I am sure there is probably some functionality with these ...

PrG
Yes, it indicates that "This is cool and steal it , please" . I think this will not last too long in New York.

I have the Tire Minder, it looks nice on the Pilot. I am waiting to see it turn Yellow, but I think that will not happen for while yet. This thing is just a little bigger than the tire valve cap.
 

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Re: tireminders

jtvicknair said:
Are any piloteers using the tireminders and if so do they work fairly accurately?
honda-pilot.org member ChuckW uses them. He has a post in the thread Blind Spot Mirrors so you might want to "PM" him and ask... (haven't seen him around the boards recently/lately)
 

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I'm still here!

Yes, I've got Tire Minders on my Pilot. Easy to install and they don't make the alloy wheels look geeky. Whenever I gas up the Pilot I do a walkaround and make sure all the stubs are green. Highly recommended.
 

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check tire pressure on a regular basis

i wonder how much air pressure is lost before the tire minders show yellow.

but i will continue to use an accurate pressure gauge and check the pressure every sunday.

good luck,

chris
 

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Tireminders

I have them on my Pilot and Odyssey also. They are great, and don't hurt the looks one bit.
 

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Here is what one of my Tire Minders looks like.
 

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And a closeup...
 

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Caveat Emptor-

I wanted to get some of those indicating caps too.
However one of the motorcycle mags did a test on several brands recently and they all sucked! Pressures were all over the place, very inaccurate. They recommended not using them. Maybe someone will come out with some good ones some day.
 
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