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Old 09-05-2006, 09:59 AM   #1
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Originally Posted by Foiled Again

Many people have had a flat on a tandem rig, and not known it until a passing motorist flagged them down or until they stopped for gas, etc. Lose on tire on a single axle Airstream, and even with a w/d hitch, you're risking a rollover. You're also going to sustain major damage on your 'Stream if you don't get stopped almost immediately. Really small units like a 16 and a 19 weigh less and just can't accommodate a dual axle, but anything longer, you're playing with fire.

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This type of problem is easily solved now. Look into a Pressure Pro tire monitor system. It will let you know if any tire on your rig loses a significant amount of air while under way giving you plenty of time to pull over to determine the cause of the air loss.

I won't travel without one.......especially on the single axel 19CCD It's the cheapest insurance against a blow-out due to air loss.

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Old 09-05-2006, 11:00 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by lewster
I won't travel without one.......especially on the single axel 19CCD It's the cheapest insurance against a blow-out due to air loss.
Lew, do you have a comparable system on your Sprinter? You have duals on it, don't you?
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