Be in the know before switching from OE wheels to aftermarket. Depending on the size of the wheel, you may need to change the Huf RDV valve stem. We’ve compiled a list of RDV valve stem measurements to help you determine the correct valve for your wheel. You can purchase the Huf RDV valve stem here.
Gen 1 TPMS Valve 43cm long
Gen 1 TPMS Valve 48cm long
Gen 1 TPMS Valve 49cm long
Gen 1 TPMS Valve 51cm long
Gen 1 TPMS Valve 56cm long
Black Gen 1 – TPMS Valve 43cm long
Titanium Gen 1 TPMS Valve 43cm long
Gen 2 TPMS Valve 43cm long
Gen 2 TPMS Valve 48cm long
Gen 2 TPMS Valve 49cm long
Gen 2 TPMS Valve 51cm long
Gen 2 TPMS Valve 56cm long
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Schrader has reached an agreement with Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Private Ltd., one of India’s largest vehicle manufacturers. Schrader will provide its integrated pressure-sensing TPMS technology and advanced “snap-in” style sensor to Mahindra Reva’s electric vehicle e2o. Mahindra Reva has plans to export the TPMS-enabled e2o to the European market in 2014.
“We are very proud of our continued growth in the Indian market, and the positive relationship we’ve developed with Mahindra Reva. We source a majority of the leading car companies globally and to provide our TPMS technology for next generation electric cars of India’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer is great news for our company. This order is a clear validation of our strategy to provide the best in TPMS technology to our customers in all global regions.”
– Stephen McClelland, Schrader Electronics Managing Director
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Bartec USA has released a software update for its Tech400SD tire pressure monitoring system repair tool. The Release 50 or “R50” update allows the Tech400SD to program aftermarket TPMS sensors. Aftermarket TPMS solutions manufactured by Schrader (EZ-Sensor), Continental (Redi-Sensor), John Dow (DVT Sensor), Orange Electronics, and Alligator can now be programmed by the Tech400SD thanks to the Bartec R50 software update.
The software update also adds OBD relearn coverage for Ford, GM, and Volvo vehicles.
The 2013 Global Tire Expo (GTE) is scheduled to held from November 5-8, in Las Vegas, Nevada. A variety of education sessions are to be held with topics including: tire pressure monitoring systems, field repairs, the federal health care bill, and the secrets of successful tire retailing.
Schrader has launched its “Make the EZ-Choice” TPMS education campaign. The campaign is aimed at assisting aftermarket automotive channels in a wide range of TPMS related topics. Schrader also plans to embark on a North American road-show to provide hands-on service and sales training for automotive service technicians and sales professionals.
One of the leading causes of TPMS damage is from mishandling the unit and its components during the installation process.
Huf tire pressure monitoring sensor (TPMS) and valve stem installation and mounting instructions have been uploaded to our “TPMS How-To” section under “3. Installation Guides and Mounting Solutions.” The mounting instructions are intended to help guide users in the installation of Huf TPMS without damaging the sensor or its components.