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Old 02-03-2015, 08:38 PM
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Flat towing 2015 Rubicon Unlimited

Does anyone flat tow a Rubicon Unlimited behind a motorhome. I'm using a Blue Ox tow bar, and looking for advice to protect the front of the Jeep while towing. Any recommendations...tow cover for front of Jeep or Blue Ox tow screen?

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I'm towing 4 down with my motorhome and Blue Ox as well...no issues with anything hitting the front. I'm running a DP so I have the mud flap that goes all the way across though, if you are a gasser that may be different. I did tow my wife's Ford Edge on a dolly for years behind our old Bounder V10 F-56 and didn't have any issues there either.

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I will be towing the exact same Jeep, except min is a 2014. I have the Blue Ox Alpha with the regular Blue Ox base plate and brake buddy supp braking system. I have everything I need, and like you, I'm looking for something to protect the grille and windshield. I'm thinking on going with something like this: Smart Solutions 00016 94in x 16in Rock Solid Ultra Guard for Motorhomes | eBay
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I will be towing the exact same Jeep, except min is a 2014. I have the Blue Ox Alpha with the regular Blue Ox base plate and brake buddy supp braking system. I have everything I need, and like you, I'm looking for something to protect the grille and windshield. I'm thinking on going with something like this: Smart Solutions 00016 94in x 16in Rock Solid Ultra Guard for Motorhomes | eBay
Yeah, my MH came with one of these.
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I'm towing behind a pusher with full width mud flap. I towed several cars before this new Jeep and had custom made Tow Car Covers made for all of them. Since the Jeep is twice the height of my other vehicles; I don't know if I need a cover for the Jeep or some other deflector, like the new bottom shield from Blue Ox.
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Do you use a cover or some other deflector?
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The blue ox stuff is nice, but the tow screen sucks. My old man bought the full setup, used the tow screen once and took it off. I dont exactly remember what the deal with it was, but he didnt use it again. He towed 30k+ miles including up and back to Alaska on both legs of the ALCAN. I dont think he picked up any rock chips on the front of his Jeep. I think he did end up with a chipped windshield, but I dont remember if it was from towing or not.

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