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tire air pressure

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Is there a better way to check air pressure? I need to lye on the ground to get to the valve.Is there a gauge that will stay on so I can just look at? Also the pressure will go up as the tire heats up, how much do I adjust for this? Lastly a differance of 2- 3-4 pounds is it always nesseray to top it off? Thanks.


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Re: tire air pressure

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Yes, a motorcycle TPMS system will show you your tire pressure at all times, even while riding.

Do not adjust pressure for temperature changes - the pressure will go WAY up when the tire gets hot, this is completely normal.

All tire pressure values are ALWAYS for when the tire is cold. Don't measure tire pressures when a tire is hot.

And 2-3 psi on many tires, particularly on motorcycle tires, can make a big difference. I can tell the difference in either my front or rear tire if it is down 3 psi.
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ok thank you. Just for my fyi what is the reason for air loss, is this in a day or over a week?
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