Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-10-2016, 06:41 PM   #1
Senior Member
Bayouownbeer's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Chauvin LA
Posts: 159
Rock guard

Is a rock guard necessary on the 364TS with the factory mudflaps?

2017 Georgetown 364TS
Bayouownbeer is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2016, 09:44 PM   #2
Senior Member
Iggy's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Desert SW - Arizona
Posts: 5,887
It depends on if you value your toad.
A mud flap will stop rocks coming off the tires but if you hit a tire casing the Roadmaster Rock Guard will stop it from flying up and hitting the car.
I had this happen and the tire casing actually damaged the large Roadmaster rock guard side flap and cracked it at a high point which deflected the tire casing from hitting my car.

Now if you have an old clunker and don't care about it don't get one.
The yellow line shows where the tire casing hit and was deflected.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Capture.JPG
Views:	97
Size:	30.4 KB
ID:	110769  

2012 Georgetown XL - 378TS 49,000 miles
(2013 - 98 days) (2014 - 117 days) (2015 - 67 days) (2016 - 115 days)
USAF Retired - MSgt

Iggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2016, 11:03 PM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 6
The mud flaps in the fender wells do stop about 80% of the rocks, if they are wide enough (1" further out on the inside edge and outside edge) and low enough to the ground.(within 6")
The mud flap on the back, as long as it is at least 4" off the ground, will stop the rest, and it will be a great help when you have to drive over the alligator in the road.
NRose is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2016, 10:58 AM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ontario
Posts: 411
Send a message via Skype™ to Falcon35
I use a Protect a tow.


My Tod is a Honda Fit so is very low and I find the Protect A Tow helps a great deal. It is also easy to hookup as I just rap it up over the tow bar when we unhook. When I hook up I just snap two clips on to the car.
2012 Georgetown 378TS Fire Mist
2008 Honda Fit
ReadyBrake™ Surge Brake System integrated with ReadyBrute™ Elite RV Tow Bar
Falcon35 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:00 PM.