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Old 03-15-2008, 10:45 AM   #1
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I'm set up to tow behind the motorhome and I'm curious as to how others are protecting the front of the Jeep from rocks and debris thrown up by the coach or other vehicles when not towing? Also is anyone using some type of protection for the windshield when towing? My 99 Wrangler windshield looks as though it has been sandblasted and I would like to prevent that on the 08.

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I'm set up to tow behind the motorhome and I'm curious as to how others are protecting the front of the Jeep from rocks and debris thrown up by the coach or other vehicles when not towing? Also is anyone using some type of protection for the windshield when towing? My 99 Wrangler windshield looks as though it has been sandblasted and I would like to prevent that on the 08.

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Old 03-15-2008, 12:34 PM   #3
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">"Piddln" </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Try this site protectatow.com. this is what I am planning to use to protectv my 2008 unlimited Sahara. By the way I love my Jeep.
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garybtt, this looks really interesting and the best idea I've seen...do you think the width of the unit will stop debris from hitting the fenders? other than that question looks like this will protect the front and windshield. Hope the testimonials are truthful!

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I have a freind who travels to Alaska quite a bit and he has something like this and swears by it. My last Rv had rear exhaust and I could not use it but now with my new Tiffin Allegro Bus (side exhaust)I most definitely will use this.
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Just noticed that you use Roadmaster, they have a cover like this specially made for your towbar.
check it out. http://www.campingworld.com/browse/s...34935&src=SRQB

Tow Defender Tow Shield, this is a lot more money but there are no attachments to the coach or toad.
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I've used the protect-a-tow for about 4 years towing a jeep liberty and currently a ford sport trac. It works as advertised and I recommend it.

Having said that, if traveling in a dusty area your toad will be dirty from the dust but no dings or scratches.

Also, I did have to replace the bungee cord once and last fall I had to replace the whole thing. Neither replacement was the fault of the product.

Bungee had to be replaced because I ran over a metal shelf(traffic didn't allow me to avoid it) that when it came out from under the MH cut the cord and put a gash in the toad bumper. Fortunately no damage to the underside of the MH.

Total replacement was because the material was torn. I use a 6" drop hitch and two or three times it has hit the ground after leaving a gas station. I should have put some padding on the bottom of the hitch but I'm not sure if even that would have helped.

BTW for rear exhaust generators there is an item you can attach to the exhaust that will keep the material away. I have one and it works. Not sure if there is one available for engine exhaust.
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