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Old 08-14-2018
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Default F C Curious?

Curious how often do these get used?
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hardly ever i bet,but they do protect the fuel tak and the holding tanks,depending on floor plan.
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Mine drag the ground sometimes if you can’t get a good angle across a driveway entrance or exit just gotta pay attention.
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Old 08-15-2018
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Never on my fc33 always on the FC 35,
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Originally Posted by Bumpersbird View Post
Curious how often do these get used?
Good question. I’ve wondered the same thing since my ‘79 doesn’t have them. I need to weld a receiver where I currently have a drawbar, and have wondered if I need to add rollers at that time.
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yes, on rare occasions, always a driveway transition, our bird also has a generator exhaust pipe out the rear.
Bill & Patty
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Commerce, Michigan
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On my 35. They have hit. We cross a few creeks on gravel roads. And have hit there also
Rodney and Pam Hack
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1986 PT40
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on occasion, usually my hitch drawbar hits first
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I was wondering about the need for them on the LXI 43.... Any of the owners out there that could speak to their experiences with driveway inclines. Is it an issue , what potentially could be damaged?
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I wish my 42' had them or some skid plate. My bumper was pulled loose when I got out coach, spent plenty or repair and paint. And in an exit from a spot where there was a very slight transition, it drug again, luckly did not take the bumper. The tag axle does very little to support in these situations.
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