That valve is worthless. I just took the bar out that connects it to the axle. Dirt, street, I never have any problems. If you hit them hard enough you will damn near go through the window.
A while back mine was also making that popping noise and it had a soft petal. I replaced it with a new...
I guess I should have read the replies more carefully cause the first ones kinda conflict.
The stuff I have is dark gray and upon further inspection it says that is made in India so I guess I didnt buy American :(
So if the India stuff is strong then I am in good shape.
My vote is for toyota. The 89-95 4x4 uprights are all kinds of strong from the factory and are forged so if you need to add supports they are easily welded. If you need convincing just look at TC's gen 3 race kit ( modified toyota upright)
I am getting ready to build some A-arms for my full size chevy. I searched and it seems like most people are using uniballs for the inner pivots. I have a TC gen III race kit on my toyota and its using urethane for the inners. I am wondering for this new truck if I could use delrin...