Mud Flap System for 2’’ Receiver
This universal mud flap system mounts to a standard 2’’ hitch receiver. It is fully adjustable, so you can easily customize it to fit your specific truck. This is the only hitch-mount mud flap system on the market that can be easily adjusted, installed, and removed when you do not need to tow anything. After being assembled only once, such a mud flap system will always be handy whenever you need to tow anything. Just install it and protect your truck and towable. A reliable mud flap system is not just another fancy accessory for truck enthusiasts. This is an investment into protecting your vehicle, snowmobile, UTV, ATV race car, boat, or whatever you tow.
What is a Hitch Mounted Mud Flap System?
A hitch-mounted mud flap system is an accessory designed to protect your vehicle from debris, rocks, and other road hazards while towing. It consists of mud flaps attached to a bracket mounted on your vehicle’s receiver hitch.
- It fits most vehicles ranging from small to dually; pay attention to the hitch receiver size.
- The overall width is adjustable and varies from 66.75 inches to 97 inches.
- It easily secures to most 2-inch ball mounts and receiver hitches.
- The center hub requires only 1 inch of free space on the ball mount shank.
- No drilling is required on a vehicle for installation, so you will not void the manufacturer’s warranty by installing this product.
- Hub length: 67-¼ inches – 96-¾ inches.
Using a hitch-mounted mud flap system offers several advantages. Firstly, it provides a barrier between your vehicle and the debris thrown up by your trailer’s tires, preventing damage to the vehicle’s exterior. Additionally, it helps maintain the cleanliness of your trailer by reducing the amount of debris it collects during transit.
Ultimate Adjustable Mudflap System
Robust Design for Extended Use
- The system boasts a chic matte-black, UV-protected, powder-coated finish.
- The heat-treated forged aluminum hub and arms are engineered for utmost strength.
- The UV-protected and powder-coated clamp extrusions, stainless steel mounting hardware, and stainless-sleeved steel support rods with a zinc coat make this mudflap system remarkably resilient and rust-resistant.
- The durable, heavy-duty mudflaps, enriched with a tear-resistant fabric layer, are 3/8″ thick and have pre-molded cut lines for customizable lengths.
- They offer extensive coverage with 24.25″ x 23.875″ dimensions, while the unique anti-splash pattern on the back adds an extra layer of protection.
Innovative No-Drill Installation. This patented setup effortlessly attaches or detaches from any standard 2″ ball mount and receiver hitch system without requiring drilling.
- Compatible with a broad range of vehicles, from compact (66.75″) to dually (97″) size trucks or SUVs, the mudflap length and height are adjustable.
- This ensures consistent ground clearance during various towing tasks.
- You’re investing in the pinnacle of material and component quality.
Guard Your Towed Belongings. Effectively shields what you tow, be it boats, fifth wheels, travel trailers, horse and livestock trailers, ATV and snowmobile trailers, utility trailers, or more. Venture confidently, knowing your precious cargo is safe from rocky and debris-inflicted harm across diverse terrains.
Benefits of Using
1. Protection Against Road Debris
A hitch-mounted mud flap system acts as a shield, deflecting rocks, dirt, and other debris away from your vehicle. This protection helps prevent dents, scratches, and chips in your vehicle’s paintwork.
2. Safeguarding Your Vehicle’s Exterior
By minimizing the impact of road debris, a mud flap system helps maintain the overall appearance of your vehicle. It preserves the factory finish and prevents premature wear and tear.
3. Preventing Paint Chips and Scratches
The constant barrage of debris can lead to unsightly paint chips and scratches. A mud flap system creates a barrier, reducing the likelihood of damage caused by flying rocks and gravel.
4. Reducing the Risk of Corrosion
Road debris often contains chemicals, moisture, and salt that can accelerate corrosion. A mud flap system helps minimize exposure to these corrosive elements, preserving the integrity of your vehicle’s undercarriage.
5. Enhanced Towing Performance
A hitch-mounted mud flap system protects your vehicle and improves towing performance by reducing drag, minimizing the impact on your trailer’s stability, and leading to a safer towing experience.
Maintenance and Care Tips
To ensure the longevity and effectiveness of your hitch-mounted mud flap system, follow these maintenance and care tips:
- Regular cleaning. Periodically clean the mud flaps using a mild detergent and water. This removes accumulated dirt and debris, keeping them in good condition.
- I was inspecting for damage. Regularly check the mud flaps for signs of wear, cracks, or other damage. Replace any worn-out or damaged mud flaps promptly to maintain optimal protection.
- Replacing worn-out mud flaps. Over time, mud flaps may wear out due to constant exposure to the elements. Replace them with new ones to ensure consistent protection for your vehicle.
Choosing the Right Hitch-Mounted Mud Flap System
When selecting a hitch-mounted mud flap system, consider the following factors:
- Consider your vehicle’s make and model. Ensure that the mud flaps you choose are compatible with your specific vehicle. Some systems may have vehicle-specific options for a precise fit.
- Compatibility with 2’’ receiver. Verify that the mud flap system is designed to fit a 2’’ receiver hitch, the most common size for trucks and SUVs.
- Quality and durability. Opt for mud flaps made from high-quality materials that can withstand the rigors of the road. Look for features such as UV resistance and impact resistance.
- Ease of installation. Choose a mud flap system that offers ease of installation. Some systems come with detailed instructions and require minimal tools for the installation process.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Can I install a hitch-mounted mud flap system myself?
Yes, most hitch-mounted mud flap systems can be easily installed as a DIY project. Detailed installation instructions are typically provided with the product.
Will the mud flaps fit my specific vehicle?
Many mud flap systems offer universal fit options, but some also provide custom fit options for specific vehicle makes and models. Ensure you choose the appropriate fit for your car.
Can I use a hitch-mounted mud flap system with a bike rack or cargo carrier?
Usually, a hitch-mounted mud flap system can be used with a bike rack or cargo carrier. However, verifying compatibility and ensuring that the mud flaps do not interfere with the other accessories is essential.
How do I clean the mud flaps?
To clean the mud flaps, use a mild detergent and water. Scrub gently with a soft brush or sponge to remove dirt and grime. Rinse thoroughly and allow them to dry before reattaching.
Are hitch-mounted mud flap systems compatible with all trailer hitch sizes?
Hitch-mounted mud flap systems are typically designed for specific receiver hitch sizes. Ensure your system is compatible with your vehicle’s 2’’ receiver hitch. The other popular type is a 2.5-inch hitch receiver. So make sure not to mess up these two.