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Old 12-03-2008, 12:40 PM   #1
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Mud flaps

Has anyone added mud flaps to their AS - especially on the side with the dump valves? I read about someone whose tires threw a rock into the dump valve assembly and made a horrible mess out of the assembly.

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Old 12-03-2008, 01:35 PM   #2
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I have never seen a trailer with them but it seems like a reasonable idea even if all it does is keep the dump valve handles and pipe cap clean of mud.

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Old 12-03-2008, 04:08 PM   #3
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I've considered it. It would be fairly easy given that an outrigger is right there at the back of the rear wheel well. I would think some good caulk and some self tapping screws could do the trick fairly painlessly and safely without allowing moisture to get into and beyond the outrigger, rusting/rotting it and the surrounding areas.
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Old 12-03-2008, 04:26 PM   #4
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Sounds like a great idea. All that stuff looks really vulnerable to me.

Reminds me of the idea of wrapping all the propane lines under the trailer with a covering—I imagine any kind of flexible tubing slit horizontally would work—hose clamps could hold it in place.

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