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Trailer Hitch Bumper Guard

Hidden Hitch Hitch Accessories

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Code:   80400

Retail:$49.31

Price:$34.95


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Hidden Hitch Hitch Accessories - 80400

"The Hitch Guide and Stop" Trailer Hitch and Bumper Guard

  • Protects the vehicle from coupler impact while backing up
  • Measures 5-3/4" wide x 5-1/4" tall
  • Works with 3/4" or 1" shank trailer hitch balls
  • Measures 2-1/2" from the center of the hitch ball hole to the center of the back of the upright plate
  • Does not include ball mount or ball

Note: Guard will not work on ball mounts in the drop position.





Video of Trailer Hitch Bumper Guard


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Video review of tow ready bumper guard 80400
Tow Ready Bumper Guard Review

Video Transcript for Tow Ready Bumper Guard Review

Today we are going to show you a couple of different bumper guards. We are going to show you part numbers 80400, and these are both from Tow Ready, and this is the steel one with the hammered finish, and we also are going to show you part number 80470, also from Tow Ready, and that is the diamond-plate, aluminum one that you see here. All you need the item to do is fit between your ball mount and the ball itself. The idea behind these is that, if you have got your ball mount in the rise position, and yet the ball situated in front of the license plate, this will actually protect it from getting damaged. OK, what we will do next is go ahead and install one of these on a typical ball mount and give you a good idea of how it works and how it looks.

All right, we will pre-assemble on this ball mount right here. This is a ball mount in its rise position. What simply happens is put that on top, put the ball on there. Now that we have it loosely installed, we will go ahead and put the ball mount in the receiver and then tighten everything up. When we go ahead and tighten down the ball here, it is a good idea to have it actually offset to the side like we have here. It will give you a little bit better leverage when you tighten everything down. All right, right before it starts getting really tight, go ahead and make sure the bumper guard is straight. All right, as you can see here, your bumper is well protected when you back up to your trailer. All right, and there you have it for part number 80400, as shown, the bumper guard with the hammered finish, and 80470, the diamond-plate trailer hitch bumper guard.




Customer Reviews

Trailer Hitch Bumper Guard - 80400

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.8 out of 5 stars   (21 Customer Reviews)



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Stu12/15/2013


Very well made & does a great job protecting you SUV or truck. A must have if you use hitch in a "Rise" position. My last 2 cars both had an trailer indentation in the rubber bumper from that one time the trailer rolled forward a few inches when disconnecting or connecting to the car. Just got a new SUV last week & I can be sure there will never be a mark in this bumper. 5 stars - MUST HAVE 110154






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Christopher C08/05/2013


I am very pleased with the robust, heavy duty quality of the Trailer Hitch Bumper Guard. I have just purchased a new tow vehicle and do not want to damage my new bumper by bumping into trailer coupler which I often did with my old truck....Thanks Etrailer will keep you book marked for all of my trailer needs! 93320






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom A.10/11/2014


I have not yet installed this bumper guard due to the fact that I don't have a 2" wrench or a 1 7/8" socket to remove and reinstall the hitch ball! However, I'd carefully examined this item upon receipt to make sure that it would perform as desired, and am very pleased with the way that it was manufactured. 155605






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Wayne S05/03/2012


The picture on this item doesn't do it justice. Very nice quality for the price. I ordered this with the trailer hitch, so it was packaged nicely with it. Love this company..you will not be disappointed in your purchases. 39338






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: GC04/27/2014


The build, materials and finish are excellent. It will easily help avoid hitch contact with bumper trim. Thank you for your follow-up and prompt delivery. 127610






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Eugene C12/20/2013


This was purchased as a Christmas gift so I can not rate it as of yet Communication was outstanding and product arrived quickly. Would order from again thanks 110757






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Anthony C04/02/2013


I wish it were slightly wider, but it is solid and will serve the purpose well. I am satisfied with the product. 73834






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Michael03/26/2013


Received the bumper guard and its exactly what I needed to help protect the back of my painted bumper. 72620






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Robert K10/07/2013


It looks good. I think it's a little pricey for a bent piece of metal . I guess supply and demand. 102945






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: CHARLIE02/09/2009


THIS PRODUCT WORKS GREAT THIS PRODUCT PROTECTION MY BUMPER WHEN TOWING A TRAILER OR CAR 1563






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: PePe G09/10/2014


Looks ugly but serves the purpose: it protects the bumper from dings and scratches. 150515






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: jerry l10/17/2014


Had no problem. Everything went well. Received my order sooner then expected. 156439






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jim L.05/13/2014


Great product fast delivery really needed this to protect my new bumper 130431






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bumper Guard08/09/2012


Haven't used it yet but the delivery was extremely fast. Thanks 51176






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: David06/21/2012


just what I was looking for, works great, will do business again. 45036






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gary03/30/2011


Well made heavy piece with a nice finish & delivered on time. :-) 10768






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jerry R.10/28/2009


Very Happy with this Went on very easy. Protects bumper well. 2511






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike D10/14/2011


Terrific product. Arrived early and was just what I needed. 25570






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: D. MORGAN11/05/2012


as all ways etrailer came through great product 58892






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jeff10/21/2014


Really works well with an easy install 157204






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jill L07/18/2014


Great customer service - Thank you. 142106




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