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Towed Vehicle Protector

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#1 southwind32v



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Posted 07 March 2013 - 10:59 AM

I'm looking at the BX 8870 Towed Vehicle Protector for our new 2013 CR-V.


Does anybody have any info on the rock guards out there ???


I have BX Alpha Tow Bar and BX Base Plate.

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#2 desertdeals690


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Posted 07 March 2013 - 08:08 PM

I use a camping sleep mat from Walmart.  They cost about $8 and I hold them on with 6 foot bungee cords.  Absolutely the best protection from rocks and other debris.  Been throught Alaska and everywhere else without a mark on the front of my Silverado.

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 02:27 PM


This has worked best for me.

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#4 helene.roch



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Posted 08 March 2013 - 03:24 PM

I have been flat towing a Subaru Forester for 3 years using the Coastline Tow Car Shield and it has worked well so far. Have a look at the website mentioned by RoryTug.

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 06:47 PM

My OEM rock guard keeps anything from hitting the front of the toad, thus eliminating the need for a car shield.  Here are some pics of others: 


http://www.ebay.com/..._nkw=rock guard

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#6 marcrv



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Posted 12 March 2013 - 05:30 PM

We use a Protect-a-tow It is easy to set up, works well, relatively inexpensive. The drawback is it is not too durable. Towed about 16,000 miles last year and it will need replacing in another year, for sure. Replaced the shock cord after 12,000 miles and 9 months (an easy job)

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2001 Holiday Rambler Admiral
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