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Old 07-19-2016, 06:35 PM   #1
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Best way to protect new travel trailer

Heading out to Alaska next spring and hear how much damage from rocks etc a trailer can sustain on Ak roads. Any tips of a product that might be temporally applied to prevent such damage?


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Old 07-19-2016, 06:39 PM   #2
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large mudflaps on the truck are a must to protect trailer. I have Duraflap mudflaps on my dually.
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Old 07-19-2016, 06:41 PM   #3
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They look pretty darn sexy too
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If you're scared stay home. I was ugly on the Alcan today. Made the run from Toad River to Dawson Creek through endless construction zones and rain off and on mainly from Fort Nelson to Fort St John. Bad mess on that hill coming up out of Taylor. My rig was washed off fairly clean when I pulled in to camp tonight considering. It wasn't bad when I was going up first week of June but they are in full swing now.
Good mud flaps on your TV are a big plus and maybe one of those full width brush gizmos.
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Old 07-21-2016, 03:40 PM   #5
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Full Width Rock Guard

Prior to our trip to Alaska I purchased a full width rock guard for the rear of my truck....It protects from those stray rocks that get thrown from the front tires towards the center of the truck. It goes into the trailer hitch and after 20,000 miles I did not get the first ding on the front of my rv. It was not cheap but neither is body work......
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Old 07-22-2016, 11:12 PM   #6
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On the Alcan

Ditto on mud flaps or full width guard. We are just back in the lower 48 after @8 weeks on the road. And we came down Cassiar Hwy from its intersection with AlCan last week, so mostly paved roads the last 10 days.

Interior issues, lots of dust every day. Cleaning plan and supplies on hand. If you have respiratory issues, think about what you might need. Lots of screws vibrated loose. Caulk, etc., handy to have, along with tools. Not sure DH got them all back in yet
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