The Rubber Guard is a synthetic rubber gasket that separates the ProLink/FlatLink and the fairlead by a high durometer rubber material. The Rubber Guard feature was designed into the ProLink/FlatLink from the beginning. 8 Precision machined pockets in the back of the ProLink accept the barbs of the Rubber Guard. The unique ribbed design of the barbs allow for multiple installation and removal cycles without destroying the barbs.
Boise, Idaho-based Factor 55 is an engineering design firm focused on mechanical design and analysis, which translates to parts and accessories like winch shackle mounts, fairleads, locks and receiver hitch D-ring mounts for off-roaders. Some of their more popular products lines for Jeeps include ProLink, FlatLink and HitchLink and they manufacture soft and Crosby shackles. Destructive tests are performed on every design produced to ensure they pass muster and will be capable of excelling out on the trail or on the highway. The Prolink shackle mount for winch cables and synthetic ropes can be a vital component to keeping your Jeep's winch operating smoothly and efficiently. Shop Factor 55 Now