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Old 07-05-2016, 11:35 AM   #1
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2006 Sportsmobile taillight covers

Does anyone know of a manufacturer that makes rear taillight "brush guards" to go over the taillights? I am looking for something in black. Our drivers side taillights is cracked from the tire swinging out and hitting it so I am looking for a solution to prevent future issues before buying another housing. I looking online and found plenty for pickups in the style I like but nothing for E350 vans.
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Old 07-05-2016, 01:11 PM   #2
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I know some people in the Land Rover community who refer to those type of brush guards as 'damage multipliers'.

Replacing a taillight sucks, but if the impact/damage is transferred to the body instead, it could suck even more.


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Old 07-05-2016, 01:25 PM   #3
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^What he said.... A brush guard is only good for brush. Using it as a tire stop will likely cause more damage. Why not build a true stopper or limit strap for the tire?
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Old 07-05-2016, 01:48 PM   #4
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Thanks guys. Very good points. Since posting this morning I ordered the new tail lamp assembly. It was only $28 including shipping. Much cheaper than body damage. I will try another solution for a tire stop.
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Old 07-05-2016, 09:04 PM   #5
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Do you have a basic tire cover, or one of the SMB-installed hard "Continental" covers? My van came with a hard one and it kept breaking the light. I switched to a cheap cloth cover and just take care when opening the door and haven't broken one since (five years now).
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Old 07-05-2016, 10:29 PM   #6
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Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: 2000-2006 Ford Excursion Black Tail Light Guard

If you look for excursion tail light guards they are the same as econoline.....
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