Protecting flat tow Jeep from motorhome throwing up rocks and gravel

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We have a new 2021 JLUR which I have just outfitted to flat tow behind my motorhome.

What are the best solutions to avoid throwing road debris onto the Jeep? Mud flaps on the RV? Debris nets on the tow bar? Some kind of bra / deflector on the Jeep?

Any and all suggestions are welcome. I intend to mostly stay on paved roads, but there are a few places we will go with well-graded dirt roads.





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A low vehicle(car/SUV) with painted bumpers has a front profile in the line of fire so to speak.
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I have towed 10K with stock JLR ride height and 33" tires and another 15K+ lifted and 37's without issue. In rain/slush the tow vehicle tire spray does cover pretty much the whole JL's body with funk but washes off. I do not believe any guard is needed.
 
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A low vehicle(car/SUV) with painted bumpers has a front profile in the line of fire so to speak.

I have towed 10K with stock JLR ride height and 33" tires and another 15K+ lifted and 37's without issue.
Thanks, I have a stock JLUR with factory 33" tires too.

Do you have mud flaps on the rear wheels of your tow vehicle? My motorhome doesn't, for some reason...
 

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I've towed with this setup about 20,000 miles and never got anything on the towed Jeep that wouldn,'t wash off.

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A low vehicle(car/SUV) with painted bumpers has a front profile in the line of fire so to speak.
towing before lift b.jpeg

I have towed 10K with stock JLR ride height and 33" tires and another 15K+ lifted and 37's without issue. In rain/slush the tow vehicle tire spray does cover pretty much the whole JL's body with funk but washes off. I do not believe any guard is needed.
A tiger owner on this forum! We’ve even got almost the same JL... same color, body color top, black flares, relatively same height and debadged. Only difference is mines a 4 door and my tiger is a GT (so won’t be towing).
 

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Thanks, I have a stock JLUR with factory 33" tires too.

Do you have mud flaps on the rear wheels of your tow vehicle? My motorhome doesn't, for some reason...
No mud flaps.
 

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