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Old December 5th, 2011, 09:24 PM   #1
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A few years ago I switched from wheelin a trailer queen buggy to a 4 door wrangler that I LOVE driving. In fact I find myself driving it on the road as much or more than my truck. I hate wasting time and it seemed like I was spending more time airing up and down than wheeling so I decided to start checking into some faster options.

I looked into several options and decided I wanted a powertank because it is just flat out the fastest thing on the market... then I found the monster valves when on their site and decided to try them out and MAN are they fast! It is truly unbelievable.

So I just got a new set of rims and decided to videotape the install!

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These look like a good product, what happens when you break one off? Granted with my beadlocks and wheels of all different types Ivenever broke a valve stem but I know a rubber valve is more reliable, I just dont trust an aluminum valve stem, breaks easy.
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Well, most beadlocks have rockrings and leave the stems very well protected. I have had these on three sets of wheels and tires and wheeled them hard and never broke one... however they screw right out so if you did you could easily replace it! Thanks for the comment!
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Well, most beadlocks have rockrings and leave the stems very well protected. I have had these on three sets of wheels and tires and wheeled them hard and never broke one... however they screw right out so if you did you could easily replace it! Thanks for the comment!
That's a good point but I've also had my rock rings filled with mud, rocks and other materials. Great write up
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PS Done in real time!
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I have the Monster Valves also and love the air down/air up time...truly amazing! As far as breaking one off...haven't had a problem in the year I've had mine but just incase I carry a 1/4" easy out and some 1/4"NPT plugs...
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You're seriously bumping a "How to" thread?? PT send you the valves if you did a video and whore it out on forums??
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You're seriously bumping a "How to" thread?? PT send you the valves if you did a video and whore it out on forums??


6 posts total and 3 of them are in this thread....
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$189 for 4 stems & a gauge I'll stick to pulling my stem cores for 40 seconds each and an Ultimate Air tank for refills.
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I watched the whole video hoping to see an actual air up and see how well it did. Instead I got an 8 minute lesson in how to drill a hole in aluminum.

I use these for air down at below half the cost.
http://www.quadratec.com/products/pr...wn+Valve+Stems

Takes about 15 seconds per tire to air down from street to trail pressure. I think my Ultimate Air tank (thanks Brian) takes about 15-20 seconds to air back up. Not really all that frustrating or stress causing.
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You're seriously bumping a "How to" thread?? PT send you the valves if you did a video and whore it out on forums??
Wow... Senior member... thanks for the warm welcome... Didn't get a thing free from powertank, just had a great customer service experience with them and wanted to do something to show my thanks...

I have over 5000 posts in a few years on other forums... thought I may spend some time with the locals here, I didn't even know this existed till last week...

But seriously... thanks for the warm welcome.
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Wow... Senior member... thanks for the warm welcome... Didn't get a thing free from powertank, just had a great customer service experience with them and wanted to do something to show my thanks...

I have over 5000 posts in a few years on other forums... thought I may spend some time with the locals here, I didn't even know this existed till last week...

But seriously... thanks for the warm welcome.
just because it says senior member under his name does not make him a representative of this website. I watched the video, and like whiterhino, I was hoping to see an actual air up/down. not an install.

also, Ultimate air is a local vender, (who I believe brian81CJ does represtent.) many people are bias.

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fast forward to 8:40. shows an air up from 0-45 psi. takes 35 seconds.

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holy shit, quality tech on gl4x4??? wtf happened???
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Wow... Senior member... thanks for the warm welcome... Didn't get a thing free from powertank, just had a great customer service experience with them and wanted to do something to show my thanks...

I have over 5000 posts in a few years on other forums... thought I may spend some time with the locals here, I didn't even know this existed till last week...

But seriously... thanks for the warm welcome.
Welcome to the site. I think the point that was being made is you didn't join the site and meet anyone, instead your first posts were pimping (promoting) a product. That is usually a sign of a vendor trolling.

Nice write up but like I said, I would have loved to see you take less time drilling a hole and spent a minute or 2 showing the jeep aired down to 6-8 psi & then real time airing it up to street pressure. Would have been more impressive. (we get bored easily)

Come on back and chat sometime.

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Welcome to the site. I think the point that was being made is you didn't join the site and meet anyone, instead your first posts were pimping (promoting) a product. That is usually a sign of a vendor trolling.

Nice write up but like I said, I would have loved to see you take less time drilling a hole and spent a minute or 2 showing the jeep aired down to 6-8 psi & then real time airing it up to street pressure. Would have been more impressive. (we get bored easily)

Come on back and chat sometime.

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Thanks... I can understand wanting to see the inflate in real time and i do wish I would have put that in, however I am not really trying to SELL the product as accused here... I am simply showing how to INSTALL the product should you be confused or need some confidence before you drill into your $400 beadlock!!! If I wanted to sell their products or "WHORE" them out as mentioned I could have done a much better job of it... but I'll leave it up to the veiwer as to whether or not they want the product and keep this as titled which is a DIY HOW TO VIDEO. Hope that makes sense...
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fast forward to 8:40. shows an air up from 0-45 psi. takes 35 seconds.
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As a note though you wouldn't often go from 0-45psi in our circles... when was the last time you heard of anyone running 45 psi in a set of super swampers or even mud terrain tires for that matter?

the reason I chose to quote time from 12-25 or thereabouts (I don't remember the exact time I quoted and don't want to find it in my own video - sorry) is because that is typically what most wheelers would need to do... it is relevant information... nothing against the official powertank video you quote though as it is very well done and informative and shorter than mine which I like!
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THANKS!!! I needed to here something funny or positive here! :)

Thanks for the encouragement!
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just because it says senior member under his name does not make him a representative of this website. I watched the video, and like whiterhino, I was hoping to see an actual air up/down. not an install.
Correct, Senior Member just means I'm old! But not Whiterhino old... Sorry Jim... couldn't resist
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Thanks... I can understand wanting to see the inflate in real time and i do wish I would have put that in, however I am not really trying to SELL the product as accused here... I am simply showing how to INSTALL the product should you be confused or need some confidence before you drill into your $400 beadlock!!! If I wanted to sell their products or "WHORE" them out as mentioned I could have done a much better job of it... but I'll leave it up to the veiwer as to whether or not they want the product and keep this as titled which is a DIY HOW TO VIDEO. Hope that makes sense...
Don't get your panties all in a bunch... I believe you. It looked like a "product pimping" post since your third post and you "bumped" it here and another fourm... It's all good... Welcome to the forum!
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Nice job on the video AND nice JK!! ...How's that?
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http://www.quadratec.com/products/pr...wn+Valve+Stems

Takes about 15 seconds per tire to air down from street to trail pressure..................
Nice, I just ordered a set of those
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