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.
I do all my own stunts
03 Dolphin LX 6355, Workhorse W22, 8.1 vortec, 04 CR-V, Blue Ox, Brake Pro----Norm, Barb and
Doc(He's a PhD)