will find a few different ideas to help save the paintwork & glass on the rear
of your vehicle when traveling on dirt roads as well as damage to the front of
your camper trailer. Stone guards range from
horizontally mounted shade cloth blinds to shade cloth deflectors on the front
of the camper itself.
include commercially available
impact polycarbonate glass protectors to a homemade piece of
cardboard stuck to the rear glass with duck tape. There are also rubber flaps
hung off the back bumper of the vehicle to ground level.
combination of a few ideas below may make all the difference.
or plywood glued onto the glass with silicone.
A horizontal shadecloth blind to stop rocks from bouncing up.
positioned horizontal blind not only protects the rear of the vehicle, but the
front on the trailer as well.
positioned across the front of the camper & angled down.
Another shadecloth stone guard which
is tapered on the sides & is designed to deflect stones down & away from the
front of the camper. This guard does not interfere with vehicles turning circle.
A great idea for a front mounted stone deflector on Grey & Kerryn's Tvan.
guard with mud flaps mounted. Make sure the guards position does not interfere
with the vehicles turning circle & brake the tail lights.
Rubber flaps mounted to the rear of vehicle
details of how to build
<<<<<more Ian Wilkin Wilkins
DIY stone guard fitted to the rear of the Patrol.
mudflap stoneguard is secured with four bolts on the under side if the
bumper. The bolts go through a length of aluminium angle which the
mudflaps are bolted to.
commercially available rear window protector from Mike O'Brien, OBIE'S OUTBACK REAR WINDOW SAVER.
Saver is made of high impact polycarbonate shaped to the window & attached
using special purpose hook and loop tapes.
an adjustable stoneguard from Alan Spencer. More>>>
Turtle's DIY camper stoneguard
Paul Trolove's horizontal stone blind
on his Track Trailer Eagle
Malcolm Robins DIY polycarbonate rear
window protector for his GU3 Patrol.
modifies his Goldstream Camper Trailer stoneguard with hinges to allow
the tailgate of the Prado to fully open.
Ewan McLeod reinvents the rear
vehicle mounted stone flap with his 'Stone Stranglers' adding a curtain
of 'whiskers' which dampens the speed of the stones and gravel by
absorbing the kinetic energy. more>>>>>
Anthony's rear window protector
using interlocking rubber camping floor mats & 2 mm clear plastic from
Clarks Rubber held in place with cloth-based gaffer tape.
info by Rob
updated june 2012