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Old 05-18-2016, 10:43 AM   #1
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Car shield for a Master Tow Dolly

Just bought a master tow dolly and am looking for a shield to protect the front of my Mini-Cooper. Master Tow advises that they do not have one as they feel the sweeper or elongated mud flap on the MH is adequate.
What are other Master Tow owners using or doing to protect their cars.
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Old 05-18-2016, 11:43 AM   #2
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Can't speak to Master Tow Dollies...but while our EZE Tow is lower to the ground than the typical Master Tow (shorter tires and no pivot pan), we have had no issues with rock damage to the toad in over 15,000miles of towing the car on the dolly.

But...the front of the dolly frame shows the signs of these miles in the powdercoat. No problem that a rattle can of matching paint doesn't fix.

Dolly towing puts the car up about 2 foot higher than flat-towing and away from these hazards, so it's not a big problem.

If you do add something to the dolly to prevent rock strikes, be sure the shield doesn't contact the car when at full steering lock.

Best luck
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We flat-towed a 2-door Jeep Wrangler behind our '04 Vectra. The paint was fine, behind just the Winnebago rear flap in dry weather. But, when it rained the Jeep got dirty, underneath the hood in the engine compartment.
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We have been using just the rear flap for six years, and have not had any stone damage. Even after riding on gravel roads.
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