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Old 03-09-2014, 03:09 PM   #1
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Valve Extenders

Braided valve extenders, or solid truck style? Which is better. I am hearing both good amd bad about both.


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I replaced my braided ones with dually valve stems, no more leaks.

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Originally Posted by desobelman View Post
Braided valve extenders, or solid truck style? Which is better. I am hearing both good amd bad about both.

Depends on how they're mounted, how long they are, what's on them. I have pressure sensors on all wheels, so I put braided on the 6"-8" extensions needed on my rear inners. The outer end is then riveted to the hubcap, so it doesn't flail around.
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Solid Dually valve stems. Ask any reputable RV tire dealer. Most will warn you away from screw on, braided extensions. Especially if using TPMs. The one important thing to remember and use with the duallys is getting and using the correct wheel opening plugs to stabilize the long inner extension.
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Great tip.
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