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    Senior Member Silver Tire Valve Caps? SilverRocket's Avatar
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    Silver Tire Valve Caps?

    I lost one of mine, probably at the gas station when filling the tires.
    Anyone know who has the OEM ones? Everything I see online is sliver chrome.

    When I search and get results that say this:
    "Purchasing the best honda valve stem caps is critical for you and we know."

    They're for Honda cars...

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    To me, a valve stem cap is a valve stem cap, but everyone is different. I actually put a TPMS system on mine where the sensors take the place of the valve stem caps, and they communicate directly with my phone. Costs around $30 on Amazon.

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    Any cap will work. The size and threads are standard for everything.

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    Sounds like an opportunity to upgrade to Silver Fobo TPMS!!
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    Metal caps sound like an upgrade. Besides what can go wrong with simple valve stem cap..........turns out plenty !!!!!
    Metal valve stem caps are NOT all they are cracked up to be...........

    There are many that have been recalled especially on TPMS ..........they ( caps) stick ( rust or corrosion) to the stem.

    tires - How to remove metal valve caps? - Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Stack Exchange

    There are dozens of YouTube videos on the topic and solution.

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    As a sidebar, I saw enough TPMS cap failures in reviews to stick to old-fashioned monitoring, which is not such a bad habit anyway.

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/greenboy667/albums
    390 sounds better than 790 to me


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    Sorry Silver, the PO must have removed/replaced the ones on mine as they are the standard black plastic ones now... otherwise i was considering replacing them with the TPMS ones anyway and you could have had them for $free99.00 :{P
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    Just go pick up some standard black valve stem caps for a dollar or two at any parts store or Walmart, pretty simple deal.

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    I got these for a quick visual check. I used another brand for years but they started failing so I switched to these, so far so good. They don't replace a tire gauge, just lets me know if I lost a lot of pressure overnight without getting on the ground every ride to check. https://www.amazon.com/Mergood-Press...gateway&sr=8-1
    Last edited by Juan_Banjovy; 20th June 2019 at 20:11.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TacomaJD View Post
    Just go pick up some standard black valve stem caps for a dollar or two at any parts store or Walmart, pretty simple deal.
    I have the silver wheels and the silver valve stems, so black caps look like crap.

    I'm not spending money on an electric gadget that doesn't work, is unreliable, or tries to take the place of proper tire checks.
    Guess I'll have to see if Honda sells them.

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