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Old 10-15-2012, 05:50 PM   #15
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Thanks awall. I see we have the same toad....
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:30 PM   #16
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Braided here, no problems. I check them for rubbing and such every so often.
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:54 PM   #17
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I had braided extensions ten years, no problems. When I purchased new tires I also installed Dually Valves an I am very happy with the install.

I kept cutting my hand on the aluminum mounts on the braided extensions when I washed my wheels. Clumsy me.

So I changed.
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I have a 2012 Allegro 35 qba. I have noticed that the rubber support holding the braided valve stem from the inside dully against the outside aluminum wheel is ripping away from the valve stem. It appears the valve stem is too long which causes the braided valve stem extension to flop around while driving, damaging and eventually destroying the rubber support. My neighbor also bought a 2012 class A Allegro and he is having the exact same problem. He just returned from a 2400 mile trip and found his valve stem rubber supports totally destroyed leaving the valve stem totally unsupported flopping around in the hole in the aluminum wheel. I will be calling the Tiffin Motor home company tomorrow to report the problem.
You would be WAY farther ahead if you got rid of the POS braided extenders altogether and replace them with the Borg Dually Valves.

No more problems and no more leaks.

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