Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 01-25-2009, 09:53 AM   #1
1 Rivet Member
 
1979 29' Ambassador
Chipley , Florida
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 5
Temperatures of wheels

When using the Cen tech to check drum temperature, what is the temperature range?
__________________

__________________
Chipleyboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2009, 04:24 PM   #2
Rivet Master
 
mbmbstreamer's Avatar
 
2006 25' Safari SS SE
1969 27' Overlander
Martinez , Georgia
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 631
When I check my hub and tires, I expect to find that the temperatures are similar between hubs and between tires. I also expect to find very little difference between hub and tire. For a reference, I check the Tow Vehicle wheels and tires.

A couple of things to think about:
- If you have a turbo, the wheel and tire on that side of your truck will be warmer than the others.
- If the sun is bright and predominantly hitting one side, you will see higher temps on that side.
- If the trailer is not level (more load on one axle than another) you will see a slight difference in temperature.

I have been using the IR therm. for several years. It provides interesting information.

Matt
__________________
mbmbstreamer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How Far Apart Are The Wheels? joopkeizer Axles 1 11-05-2007 12:32 AM
New Wheels 64Overlander 1960 - 1964 Overlander 1 03-10-2007 02:05 PM
Operating Temperatures guy99 Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 34 09-04-2004 03:25 PM
Wheels poorboycjs Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 2 10-31-2003 12:13 PM
Refrigerator temperatures-time davidz71 Refrigerators 7 07-02-2002 02:56 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.