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Replacement Gas Spring for KarGard II Towed Vehicle Protector

Replacement Gas Spring for KarGard II Towed Vehicle Protector

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Replaces the gas spring from your KarGard II towed vehicle protector for Blue Ox tow bars (BX88255). Call 800-298-8924 to order Blue Ox accessories and parts part number BX227-0117 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Blue Ox products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Gas Spring for KarGard II Towed Vehicle Protector. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Blue Ox Accessories and Parts - BX227-0117

  • Tow Bar
  • Vehicle Guards
  • Blue Ox
  • Hardware
  • KarGuard II

Replaces the gas spring from your KarGard II towed vehicle protector for Blue Ox tow bars (BX88255).


  • Replaces the gas spring from your KarGard II towed vehicle protector (BX88255)
  • Ensures proper clearance during turns, keeping protector from hitting either your RV or towed car
  • Made in the USA

227-0117 Replacement Gas Strut for Blue Ox Car Guard 2 Towed Car Protector

Installation Details BX227-0117 Installation instructions

Customer Reviews

Replacement Gas Spring for KarGard II Towed Vehicle Protector - BX227-0117

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (7 Customer Reviews)

Replaces the gas spring from your KarGard II towed vehicle protector for Blue Ox tow bars (BX88255).

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The item I ordered was correct and on time. It was an exact fit. 766047

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Fast delivery, fair price. Will shop h ereagain 697750

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We were told by the RV repair shop that the part we needed was discontinued, and we could order a whole new gravel deflector system for about $400. You not only had the part we needed for a great price, but shipped it out in record time. I am very impressed. 677449

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Much needed item, super fast shipping, great service. Thanks! 640724

John B - 05/11/2020


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Always fast and the correct parts. 555631

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Best pricing and fast delivery. Highly recommend. 543903

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I received excellent service, a quick response and great pricing, certainly will do business with such a great Company !!! 527658


Ask the Experts about this Blue Ox Accessories and Parts

  • Troubleshooting Bent Gas Springs on Blue Ox KarGard II Vehicle Protector
    I spoke with my contact at Blue Ox who said that the only 2 ways that he can think of for why the gas springs on your KarGard II are bent is either the receiver wasn't installed so that it is on the top or that the towing setup has taken some sharp turns with it installed. Since the KarGard II does fill space between your motorhome and towed vehicle you won't be able to make as sharp of turns with it installed as opposed to it not being installed. To replace the gas springs you just...
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