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      11-13-2012, 01:45 AM   #1
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Is tpms necessary for full size spare?

If I want to run a full size spare, does it need to have tpms or can I just have the store put a regular valve stem on the oem rim?

This is for style 189 oem 335 rim

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TPMS is not a requirement. I'd skip the TPMS for a spare tire and just go with a regular valve stem. You shouldn't be driving on your spare long enough for the warning light to get too annoying.
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