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Old 06-21-2015, 02:26 PM   #1
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protect a tow

Anyone using a protect a tow with a class c? The bumper is higher than the trailer hitch. protection goes under hitch but would have to put I bolts on bumper which is higher/ I am also towing a Jeep JKU. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 06-21-2015, 11:29 PM   #2
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I had used a Blue Ox product similar to the protect a tow. It also was installed under the tow bar. It was alright and protected my tow vehicle.

I found that Roadmaster makes the Tow Defender. It connects to the tow bar not the coach so it can be used on a class C. For me it connects easier and when I disconnect it and it rolls up to the tow bar for easy storage. It also sits on top of the tow bar. For me I like it much better, and it protects the tow vehicle.

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Old 06-22-2015, 06:31 PM   #3
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Not a class C but I use the Protect A Tow over the tow bar without problem. I do that to get the material away from the diesel exhaust which will melt the fabric.
Bob, Sandi & Marmaduke the Big Pug
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If towing: a 2006 Mini Cooper or 2015 RAM Limited 4X4
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Old 06-22-2015, 07:08 PM   #4
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On my MH the Protect-A-Tow I bolts are attached to the body and the receive hitch is mounted under the body. I have had it this way for 5 years with no problem until this spring. I have a Blue Ox tow bar and the support bar on the Protect-A-Tow lifted up and rested on top of one of the locking arms. When I pulled into a rest area one of the arms on the tow bar retracted causing the toad to pull to the right. I shortened the center loop that the support bar goes through. When it happened I was driving in strong wind and that may have caused the bar to lift.
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