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      11-21-2021, 08:48 PM   #1
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Sharing wheels across platforms (TMPS question)

I just installed my 17 inch 285 Style Wheels with Michelin PS4s on my F23. They are my 3 season wheels from my 2009 e90 as I run 16 inch Michelin X-Ice in the winter on the e90. Fit is fine but TPMS does not work which I think is because the sensors across models are incompatible. Some questions:

1. Is anyone else running a single set of wheels that fit both the current 2 series and an older 3 series?

2. it possible to get a single TPMS sensor that works on both a pre-2010 3 series and a F2x 2 series?

This is my first winter with the F23 and I want something to drive in light snow and freezing temperatures but not in deep snow so I'm going all seasons in the winter this year at no cost to me. If I don't like them then I'll just get a dedicated set of winter tires for both cars.
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      11-21-2021, 09:28 PM   #2
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I believe BMW changed the TPMS design and compatible sensors around 2010. Looking at the E90 in realoem.com, Sept 2009 seems to be a date that sensor part numbers changed.
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      11-25-2021, 01:52 AM   #3
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That's why I was wondering if anyone was in my shoes or if there was a way to have a single set of wheels with "dual" TPMS sensors. I didn't think so but hoped I was wrong.
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