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Big trucks require big hitches! We offer high quality Reese, B&W, Draw-Tite, Husky, and Curt fifth wheel hitches that are the perfect fit for your heavy duty towing needs. From standard 5th wheel hitches to slider systems for short bed trucks, we have an application for you. From our Pro Series fifth wheel to Reese's top-of-the-line Signature Series, you can find the perfect fifth wheel for your payload while staying within your budget.

We offer custom rail kits for many of the most popular vehicles including Ford, Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC, and Toyota. Choose a Signature Series hitch and rails to retain full use of your truck bed while not towing. Find the custom installation kit for your vehicle by entering the year, make, and model to the left.

Add a fifth wheel lube plate, pull pin lock plates, and in-bed wiring to round out your fifth wheel towing setup.




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Fifth Wheel Base Rail Kit Installation - 2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Today on our 2015 Ford F350 Super Duty Crew Cab, we're going to be installing the Reese Quick Install Custom Base Rails and Installation Kit for Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches, part number RP50073-58. Here's what our Reese Quick Install Custom Base Rails look like installed in the vehicle. In addition to the base rails, we've also installed the Reese R20 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch, part number RP30867. While today we have the R20 Fifth Wheel Hitch installed in our rails, these base rails are compatible with several different brands of hitches. We're going to first begin with removing the rear tires. This is not necessary, but it will give us a little more working room, as well as allow you to see things a little bit easier during the installation. Next, we're going to lower down the spare tire as well. While this is not necessary, again it'll give yourself a little more working room and it's also going to allow you to see things a little bit better. Next, we're going to go up into the bed of the vehicle and we're going to take one of the two rails.


Curt Fifth Wheel C16546 Review

Today we're going to review part number 16546. This is the Curt Q24 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch, with the Curt R24 slider. It's a dual jaw design with a 24,000 pound weight capacity. For demonstration purposes I do have it mounted on some base rails and the mounting bracket to give you an idea what it looks like in the vehicle. But the base rails and the mounting bracket are sold separately. This is a two jaw locking system right here. It provides a 360 degree jaw to king pin contact. It will give you less rattle, more security then the slide bar models. On the very back here, I'm going to show you in a minute when I turn it around here, it has a three point color-coded indicator system.


Curt Fifth Wheel C16545-16017 Review

Today we're going to review part number C16545-16017. This is the CURT Q24 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for the Ford towing prep package. It is a dual jaw design hitch. It has a 24,000 pound weight capacity. This part number is a custom fit part number. It's designed to fit the 2011 and newer Ford Super Duty trucks with the factory installed towing prep package. Now this hitch has the 2-jaw locking system which will provide a 360-degree jaw-to-kingpin contact.


Curt Fifth Wheel C16515-16017 Review

Today we're going to review part number C16515-16017. This is the Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for the Ford Towing Prep Package. It is a slide bar jaw design; has a 16,000-lb weight capacity. This is a custom fit part number. This is designed to fit the 2011 and newer Ford super duty trucks with the factory installed towing prep package. This hitch is an auto-locking, slide-bar jaw mechanism, helps provide superior security. Right back here you'll see the spring loaded; it's a rear steel tension bar.


Curt Fifth Wheel C16520-16017 Review

Today we're going to review part number C16520-16017. This is the CURT Q16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with the Ford OEM Legs. This is a dual-jaw design hitch with a 16,000 pound weight capacity. Now, this is a custom fit part number. It is designed to fit the 2011 and newer Ford Super Duty Trucks that have the factory-installed towing prep package. These legs would drop right in to the factory package.


Curt Fifth Wheel 16516 Review

Today we're going to review part number 16516. This is the Curt E16 fifth wheel trailer hitch on the Curt R16 roller. This is a slide bar jar design hitch and has a 16,000 pound weight capacity. For demonstration purposes I do have the slider and the hitch head mounted on some base rails with the mounting brackets just to show you how it looks installed in a vehicle. The rails and the mounting brackets are sold separately on our web site. This is an auto locking slide bar jaw mechanism right here. Provides superior security. Has the rear steel tension bar right here that works with the slide bar to clamp around the king pin.


Curt Fifth Wheel C16521 Review

Today we're going to review part number C16521. This is the Curt Q16 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch on the Curt R16 Slider. This hitch is a dual jaw design. Has a 16,000 lb weight capacity. For demonstration purposes I do already have this mounted on the base rails and the mounting brackets just to give you an idea what this would be like installed in your truck bed. The base rails and the brackets would be sold separately.


Curt Fifth Wheel C16536 Review

Today we're going to review part number C16536. This is the Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with the Curt R20 Slider. This is a Dual Jaw design hitch and has a 20,000 lbs weight capacity. Now, for demonstration purposes, I have this mounted on some base rails just to give you an idea of how this would install on your truck bed. Now, this is a 2-Jaw locking system right up there which will provide 360-degrees jaw-to-king-pin contact. That will give you less rattle, more security than some of the slide-bar models. The head on this is a unique spherical axial bearing which allows easy pivoting of the hitch head.


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Fifth Wheel Questions and Answers

  • Troubleshooting my Release Lever on a Husky Adjustable EZ Slider 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch
  • It seems to me it could be a few things. You may need to lubricate a couple areas. I would look at your 5th wheel hitch manual to determine where it needs to be lubricated and what type of grease to use. You could possibly be high hitching. That is when you are backing up your jaw to king pin contact is too high. I would take a look at jaws, spring retaining pins and other components to ensure nothing is broken or loose. Regarding your 2nd concern about having a Husky slider like...
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  • Distance Between B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitch to Front Bed Wall of 2014 Ram 3500 8 Foot Bed
  • If your 2014 Ram 3500 has a factory rail kit, then measure the front puck to the back edge of your bed. It will provide you the approximate distance from B&W Companion 5th wheel hitch # BWRVK3600 to the bed front edge to determine the width of a tool box you can add. If you don't have a factory rail kit, measure from the centerline of the rear axle (easiest to stand by the rear tire) move forward 1-9/16 inch and then begin measurement to the back edge of the truck bed cab. Then subtract...
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  • What Is Combined Weight Of Fifth Reese 16K Fifth Wheel Hitch And Installation Kit
  • If you have a truck like a 2009 Ford F-150 with an 8 ft bed, the Reese fifth wheel hitch, part # RP30047 will work well for you. The hitch alone weighs approximately 81 lbs. For the same truck I recommend using a custom installation kit with the rails, part # RP50081-58. The weight of this kit is right at 61 lbs, so the two items added together weigh 142 lbs. If your truck has a short bed, you would need to either install a sidewinder pin box or use a slider fifth wheel hitch in...
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  • How to Determine if a Truck has Industry Standard Above the Bed 5th Wheel Rails
  • It sounds like your 2013 GMC Sierra 2500 has standard above the bed rails for a 5th wheel hitch. Take a look at the picture I have included which shows the hitch mounting measurements for industry standard above the bed rails. If the ones in your truck bed are the same then you can install any hitch that fits in industry standard rails. Since the truck was previously owned you might just want to have a mechanic check to make sure all of rail and brackets under the bed the rails are attached...
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch and Sidewinder Recommendations for Use with 2015 GMC Sierra 1500
  • Let's start with a 5th wheel hitch for your 2015 GMC Sierra 1500. Since your truck has a very short bed 5th wheel towing will require a standard fixed 5th wheel hitch along with a replacement Sidewinder pin box, as you noted. The 16K-rated Pro Series # PS30855 and the Reese # RP30047 both feature a 4-way pivoting head assembly to simplify hitching your trailer on uneven ground as well as a dual-jaw system for better grip on your king pin. The key difference between the two is the length...
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  • Can a 5th Wheel Trailer be Towed with Slider Hitch in Rear Maneuvering Position
  • The reason it is not advisable to tow a 5th wheel trailer with a slider hitch in it's rear (maneuvering) position is indeed for concern with the trailer's weight distribution. The pin weight of a 5th wheel trailer needs to be centered just forward of the tow vehicle's rear axle. If the trailer were to be towed with the hitch in its rearward position the trailer pin weight would be behind the rear axle and cause the front end of the truck to lift up. This condition is dangerous as it means...
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  • Can a Fifth Wheel Hitch Be Installed in a Vehicle with a Body Lift
  • At this time my fifth wheel hitch manufacturers do not offer a fifth wheel installation kit that is compatible with trucks with body lifts. It may be possible to install a set of fifth wheel base rails in the bed of your 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, however the frame brackets would have to be custom made. If you are not experienced or familiar with this type of work, I recommend going to a custom fabrication shop to have the brackets made and installed. Another issue that you will...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for a 2012 Dodge Ram 2500
  • If you are absolutely sure that your fifth wheel trailer was designed so that it can make 90 degree turns without the use of a slider then the Curt Hitch part # C16130 that you referenced would work well for you. For a install kit you will want to go with a custom install kit like the part # C16420-204 that will minimize drilling and will cut install time in half. I attached an install video for you to check out as well.
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  • Hitch Cover Recommendation for a Reese Elite 25k Hitch
  • For a fifth-wheel hitch cover to fit your Reese 25K 5th Wheel hitch, I would recommend the Classic Accessories 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch cover, part # CA80116, which is Black. This cover is 24 inch by 24 inch and is 18 inches tall. I attached a picture a customer submitted that shows this cover being used on an Elite hitch like your RP30143.
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  • Rail Instructions for the Pro Series Hitch and Rail Kit part # PS30129
  • The rail kit that is included with the Pro Series Hitch part # PS30129 that you referenced is basically just the part # RP30035 which I attached a link to the installation instructions for you to check out as well as an install video. The included hitch by itself is just part # PS30094. I attached a review video for this hitch for you to check out as well.
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  • Can the Hitch Head on a B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitch fit a B&W Slider 5th Wheel Hitch
  • Yes, you can use your hitch head on the B&W Companion 5th wheel trailer hitch like # BWRVK3500-5W with your B&W Companion with slider # BWRVK3400-5W. Since the head installs on top of the pivots arms, you can easily remove it by pulling up on the two handles. Thus allowing you to change your hitch head. I included a video review for you as well.
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  • Does the Reese Titan 20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # RP30867 Need an Additional Lube Plate
  • The Reese Titan 20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # RP30867 that you referenced comes with a lube plate already that can be removed if extra clearance is needed. You would not need to add an additional lube plate of any kind to the hitch. I attached a review video for this hitch for you to check out as well.
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  • What is the Towing Capacity for a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 2-Wheel Drive Regular Cab Long Bed 5.7 Liter
  • I checked with Dodge and for your 2005 Ram 1500 with the 5.7 liter, regular cab, long bed there are 2 possible rear end gear ratios. If your truck has the 3.55 rear end then the max towing capacity is 8,000 pounds. If it has the 3.92 rear end the max towing capacity is 9,000 pounds. Also on 1500 models you have to use a special rear differential lubricant. The owners manual mentions this in the trailer towing section. Given that the trailer weighs 9,000 pounds you would either need a...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Ford F-150 with 5-1/2 foot Bed
  • The only way you can tow a fifth wheel trailer with a truck that has a bed length shorter than 6 feet is to use a Sidewinder pin box replacement on the trailer to give you the needed clearance to make sharp turns. Sidewinders are pin box specific so you will first need to know what pin box you have know in order to pick out the correct one. There should be a sticker or a stamping on the OEM pin box of the trailer that will list the pin box number that is on the trailer. Once you...
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  • How to Tow a 5th Wheel Trailer Level
  • If you are talking about a 5th wheel trailer then there are a few ways that you can tow it level. First, most all 5th wheel hitches are height adjustable by unbolting the head and moving it up or down as needed. Also on most 5th wheel trailers you can move the pin box up or down as needed. With these 2 places of adjustability you should be able to get a more level ride. However, you also need 5 or 6 inches from the tops of the bed rails to the bottom of the trailer overhang. Another...
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  • Which Replacement Head Assembly Fits a Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Square Tube Slider
  • The Reese round tube slider for 5th wheel trailer hitches # RP50024 is the appropriate fit for the Reese R16 5th wheels # RP30866 and # RP30869. The Reese # RP30869 will not fit on the Reese square tube slider # RP30051. The replacement head assembly is # RP58146 if you just need to replace the head on your slider base.
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  • Recommended Fifth Wheel Hitch And Installation Kit For 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Short Bed
  • We have a few options that may work for your 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. Since you said you have a short bed you will need a slider hitch at the least, and you said you have bed rails that you do not wish to take off. This would then require a hitch that has more height so you have clearance for the rails. I was not able to find the number 30031 you asked about. You would need to verify the hitch and what its capabilities were to safely use it for your camper. I will make some recommendations...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Ford F350 with Hitch Prep Package
  • The B&W Companion OEM model, part # BWRVK3300, which you reference, has a 20K capacity so you will not want to go over the 20K capacity of the hitch. If your trailer weighs 23000 lbs you will be over the weight limit. As long as you have the long bed, and the fifth wheel prep package you can use the Reese Elite Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # RP30143. This hitch has a capacity of 25,000 lbs and would have plenty of capacity for your setup. You should have 4 slightly raised pucks...
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  • Difference Between the Curt Q16 Fifth Wheel Hitch Head and the E16
  • The Head Unit and R16 Roller Adapter # C16515 is more of an entry level fifth wheel head designed for a lower price point, whereas the Q16 part # C16520 is a bit nicer with it's 2 piece jaw system that will provide better king pin contact which will minimize movement and noise. The Q16 also features a color indicator system so that you can look at the indicator on the rear of the hitch to determine whether the jaw is in the correct position to uncouple (red), couple (yellow) or tow (green). Both...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendations for a 2013 Chevy Silverado with a Short Bed
  • Depends on how short of a bed you have on your 2013 Chevy Silverado 1500. If you have a truck bed that is 6 feet or longer than yes, the Husky Slider Hitch part # HT31326-31196 that you referenced would work for you. If your truck bed is shorter than 6 feet you will instead need to use a stationary hitch and a Sidewinder Pin Box on the trailer you plan to tow so that you have enough clearance to make sharp turns. Sidewinders are pin box specific so you will first need to know what...
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