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Old 19th September 2017, 18:15   #661
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Which is the best tyre pressure gauge available? I don't want an inflator.

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Old 19th September 2017, 18:37   #662
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Does it make sense to go for the resqtech one, for weekly air top-up?
I have the ResQ tech- purchased it in the first week of August before a road trip to Ladakh. It sure is pricey but here are my observations:

1. Used it 2- 3 times to top up and it does a quick and accurate job.

2. Is properly calibrated (atleast mine is) with numbers matching (within +/- 0.5 psi) with my TPMS

3. Digital with auto cut-off

4. In Ladakh helped an XUV from Punjab which had a total flat- went from 0 to 36 in about 6-7 minutes

5. 2 years warranty

6. Customer service- Had a call from them in the middle of my roadtrip inquiring if my machine was working fine as they had received a few complaints from other customers.

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Which is the best tyre pressure gauge available? I don't want an inflator.

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Try Michelin. With so many bad gauges around at the various bunks, you will have tough time believing your own gauge.
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Try Michelin. With so many bad gauges around at the various bunks, you will have tough time believing your own gauge.
Thanks. Any other brands of Non-digital like Coido etc.
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I have the ResQ tech- purchased it in the first week of August before a road trip to Ladakh. It sure is pricey but here are my observations:

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That's very reassuring, shall order it soon, with the current cashbacks on offer should work out a little cheaper.
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That's very reassuring, shall order it soon, with the current cashbacks on offer should work out a little cheaper.
Resqtech is offering a discount of ~400 on the listed price of ~4k (Amazon).

Just ordered one, expected to arrive by 28 Sep.

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Michelin tyre inflator available at good discount on amazon; it's still expensive compared to others.

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I have the ResQ tech- purchased it in the first week of August before a road trip to Ladakh....
Buddy, I have the same purchased few months back, Its an excellent companion on outstation trips and a regular inflator for me as I dont trust the fuel station machines anymore. Just a quick doubt. Last time I set the PSI to 34.5 and the auto off was seen at 35. Could you check and let me know if its a one off case or thats by default ?

For those who are doubting why this 34.5, its actually targeted at 34 itself, taking into consideration .5 gets lost while removing the tube after filling
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Buddy, I have the same purchased few months back, Its an excellent companion on outstation trips and a regular inflator for me as I dont trust the fuel station machines anymore. Just a quick doubt. Last time I set the PSI to 34.5 and the auto off was seen at 35. Could you check and let me know if its a one off case or thats by default ?

For those who are doubting why this 34.5, its actually targeted at 34 itself, taking into consideration .5 gets lost while removing the tube after filling
In my case the display does not change but the customer service confirmed that extra 0.5 psi is filled. This is to compensate for the minor air loss when we unscrew the hosepipe from the air valve.
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I got my Michelin MN 12266 inflator delivered today from Amazon. The instructions seem to have a note of caution - "Do not use for filling space saver tyres". A lot of cars these days have space saver donut tyres. I have one too. I am not able to deduce why they would have such a caution. Would love to hear from you all about reasons, experiences etc. Thanks in advance.
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Just a quick doubt. Last time I set the PSI to 34.5 and the auto off was seen at 35. Could you check and let me know if its a one off case or thats by default ?
Hi buddy, my Resqtech unit (bought at your recommendation ) also have the same issue (or feature?).
After reaching the desired PSI, it takes a while & I manually stop it...
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After reaching the desired PSI, it takes a while & I manually stop it...
I know at least 4 friends who bought the same after me. All are happy. My issue is not the delay in cut off but the .5 filling extra only when you set it with .5 values. It stops correctly at rounded psi. May be I need to play with numbers and see how it behaves at different pressures
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Get any gauge - I will prefer Michelin but remember it may not hold its calibration for more than two years.
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I just added a Michelin digital tyre pressure gauge with Tread depth to my existing ResQtech inflator. Reviews are excellent. I have an old bridgestone pressure gauge which is not very reliable lately. Michelin seems to be accurate as the first impression. Its very compact (little bigger than a match box). Tread depth is an interesting feature although I dont have a history of keeping a car beyond 4 years with a total running not exceeding 20,000 on ODO
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I just added a Michelin digital tyre pressure gauge with Tread depth to my existing ResQtech inflator.
Does the Resqtech PSI reading match with Michelin gauge?
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