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Old 09-20-2010, 08:04 PM   #1
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Full Mudguard

I Have a 2000 Itasca Horizion, rear radiator. I am wondering if I should put a full mudguard on the back of the coach to protect the toad from rocks and should it be a solid or broom style

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Old 09-20-2010, 09:13 PM   #2
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I'm told that the brush-type guards do very little to protect your toad from chips, etc. The two motorhomes I have owned had/have a solid mud guard mounted halfway between the rear edge of the motorhome and the rear wheels, not at the rear edge. They also had/have truck type mud flaps mounted behind the rear wheels. The three toads I have pulled in the last ten years have not received any more chip, nicks, etc than they would have gotten driving down the road.

I vote for a solid, full width mud guard with rear wheel mud flaps as well.

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Old 09-21-2010, 05:31 AM   #3
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This is the one we use. Works very well. UltraGuard Tow Guards - 94" x 16"
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Old 09-26-2010, 09:10 AM   #4
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FWIW, Our coach isnt a DP but we are using the same mudguard as the previous poster.
Between that and the factory mud flaps, it seems to do a pretty good job of keeping the toad clean.
Hope this helps.
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Old 09-26-2010, 10:24 AM   #5
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We have both rear wheel mudguards and the full rear mudguard. Also:

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Old 09-27-2010, 07:04 AM   #6
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I also use the Protect-a-Tow for over five years now and it works very well. I would recommend it over any mud flap.

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