Longacre 50435 Liquid Filled 2.5  Gid Tire Gauge 0-15 psi .25 lb Image1
 
Images are generic.
 

Longacre Liquid Filled 2.5 Gid Tire Gauge 0-15 psi .25 lb

 
  • Highly Accurate

  • Longacre Quality

  • Tire Pressure Gauge


Longacre 50435 Liquid Filled 2.5  Gid Tire Gauge 0-15 psi .25 lb
List Price: $52.95
$50.30  Save 5%

Product is available for order
Shipping times depend on manufacturer availability
Usually ships in 3-5 days

Product Details

Liquid Filled 2.5 GID Tire Gauge 0-15 by lb with Ball Chuck and Dual Bleed


At Last... A Liquid Filled Tire Gauge That Works Right!

  • 2 1/2" Deluxe Gauge with protective bumper
  • HOLDS PRESSURE UNTIL RELEASED
  • Glow-in-the-Dark dial face
  • 17" hose with swivel ball chuck
  • Specially designed vent valve to equalize pressure and maintain gauge accuracy
  • Dual Bleed buttons for faster setting

 

Liquid filled gauges have many advantages. But they can change readings by as much as 2-3 psi if the temperature changes...

All pressure gauges - liquid filled and regular - need to be vented to the outside to read accurately. If not vented, as the surrounding temperature changes, they will build up pressure inside and affect the accuracy - by as much as 2-3 psi!  But if a liquid filled gauge is vented it will leak on your hands and in your tool box. Some manufacturers aren't aware of this and don't vent the gauge. You then have to deal with the variation in accuracy.

 

Now from Longacre comes the simple answer to this problem. We have installed a specially designed pressure equalizer valve on the top of the gauge. Before you use the gauge just loosen the knob on top of the gauge 1/4 turn, then hand retighten. Instantly any temperature-caused pressure difference will be eliminated and you will be guaranteed the most accurate readings possible.

 

If you have a liquid filled tire gauge prove it to yourself. Take your gauge that has been in a cool place and in the typical range you use. Then take the gauge and put it out in the sun for about 45 minutes, as would happen during a race. Then re-check the tire that is still in the cool place. You will see that the reading has changed. You know that the pressure in the tire is the same so the gauge reading must now be off. How will this affect your handling to have tire pressures high or low by several psi? What's worse is that you don't know at what temp the gauge is actually correct! It depends on the temp in the factory when it was manufactured. You could remove the rubber fill plug on the gauge. But then the liquid would leak out.

 

Gauge Specifications
Style: Analog Liquid Filled
Size: 2 1/2"
Range: 0-15 psi
Increments: 1/4 lb
Accuracy: 1/4 lb / 2%
Hose Length: 17"
Chuck: Swivel ball
Holds Pressure: Yes
GID / Backlight: GID
Gauge Bumper Included: Yes
Case Included: No

 

Product Reviews and Ratings

This product has no reviews at the moment.

Have a review for this product? Sign in to leave a review


 

Vehicle Applications

Years Make Model Trim Chassis Engine Notes