TPMS and Darkside

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TPMS and Darkside

Post by waituntilthebeep »

My bike is a 2012 and has TPMS. I have noticed that it is dead nuts accurate and if you are 1 psi below the spec in the trunk, the light will flash until you ride a couple miles and warm the air up and get that spec pressure. I was wondering if someone with a new Wing has gone darkside and had to deal with the TPMS? I know of a few people that run pretty low pressures on CT's like runflats and that is way below the TPMS settings. Can they be recalibrated for lower pressures? I am peeling the MT's off in about 5k and going back to darkside but didn't have to deal with TPMS on my 89.

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Re: TPMS and Darkside

Post by WingAdmin »

The "calibration" is actually just a setting in the firmware of the TPMS receiver module, and it is not something that can be changed. A lot of people just disconnect the TPMS module, or remove the sensor from the rear wheel so that it monitors the front wheel only.
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Re: TPMS and Darkside

Post by 93aspy »

most of us reverse register our tires and that usually takes care of it... When registering the tires, do the back first and then the front... The bike thinks the back is the front and since it's looking for 36 PSI, most of the time it is OK... Even if you run 32 PSI like I do, if the OEM unit flashes, it won't be for long and as soon as the tire warms up a bit, it will stop...

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