Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Self-aligning, pivoting head and included lube plate make hookup a snap. Rails and universal installation kit sold separately. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt fifth wheel part number C16130 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel reviews from real customers.
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Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs

Curt Fifth Wheel

(53 reviews)


Code:   C16130

Retail:$1,062.20

Price:$434.95

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Curt Fifth Wheel - C16130

Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Self-aligning, pivoting head and included lube plate make hookup a snap. Rails and universal installation kit sold separately.


Features:

  • 2-Jaw locking system provides 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact
    • Less rattle and more security than slide-bar models
  • 3-Point indicator system - color coding tells you if hitch is ready to uncouple, couple or tow
    • Lock indicators visible from cab
  • Unique spherical axial bearing allows easy pivoting of hitch head
    • Smooth, 360-degree movement - not just front-to-back and side-to-side tilting
    • Built-in cushioning absorbs road shock
  • Lockable handle lets you easily secure trailer to hitch with padlock (sold separately)
    • Short-throw, single-handle operation
  • Self-aligning head pivots for simple hookup
  • 3 Lube points with easy-to-access grease fittings
  • 2-Pin head removal makes it easy for one person to remove hitch
  • Included plastic lube plate lets king pin glide smoothly into hitch during hookup
  • 4" Height adjustment
  • Base rails and installation kit sold separately
    • Works with industry-standard rails - Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Pro Series, Reese and Valley
    • Simplify installation with a vehicle-specific bracket kit (not available for all applications)
  • Sturdy steel construction with durable, carbide powder coat finish


Specs:

  • Gross towing weight: 20,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 5,000 lbs
  • Height adjustment: 13" - 17"
  • 10-Year warranty


Secure, Two-Piece Jaw

Q20 Two-Piece Jaw

Unlike slide-bar models, the rounded, two-piece jaw on this fifth-wheel trailer hitch inhibits rattle and movement by securely wrapping around your trailer's king pin, resulting in easier hookup and a safer, quieter ride.


Three-Point Indicator System

Get peace of mind with Curt's color-coded lock indicator. Just look at the indicator - either the one on the handle or the one on the hitch itself - to determine whether the jaw is in the correct position to uncouple (red), couple (yellow) or tow (green).


Q20 Color Indicator System

360-Degree Pivot

Curt's unique spherical axial bearing provides a durable pivot point that allows easy, 360-degree movement of the hitch head. This ball joint is designed for smooth, quiet operation with less clunking and chucking.


Note: Curt Q-Series fifth-wheel hitches are not compatible with Sidewinder or Revolution king pins. The extra movement of these cushioned hitches keeps the Sidewinder from functioning properly.



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Customer Reviews

Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs - C16130

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (53 Customer Reviews)


Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Self-aligning, pivoting head and included lube plate make hookup a snap. Rails and universal installation kit sold separately.


- C16130

by: Jim L.07/24/2016


I had a 16K Husky 5th wheel hitch for 12 years. It came with the RV purchase. We upgraded to a larger 5th wheel in 2015. I pulled it with the K16 but due to wear on the hitch I didn't feel comfortable. I searched the internet and came upon etrailer.com. I began researching different hitches. I settled on Curt due to it's reviews. I placed an order with etrailer and the next day I got an email with all of the shipping and tracking information. I had the hitch in 5 days. I was very disappointed when it was delivered. The shipping box was very light duty and had been reinforced with pieces of cardboard damaged. There was also a lot of heavy duty staples holding it together. I took photos upon delivery. After I opened the box I found the hitch was damaged. I immediately sent an email with photos of the box as received and the damage to the hitch. I called customer service and talked to Gina and Janice and went over the details. I was given instructions for returning the hitch and was emailed necessary papers to ship it back at no charge. I dropped it off at UPS the same day and received notification in 3 days that it was received. I was also advised a new hitch would be sent out and I received it in 3 days. At first I was very upset but after. That quickly changed after talking to the staff and receiving the new hitch within 5 days. These type things sometimes happen. I give the staff at etrailer.com an applause for their quick handling of this issue. I have since made another purchase. Give them a try. 275867



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by: Ed J05/15/2015


Received hitch as ordered. Assembly and installation was simple , took approximately 30 minutes. Only issue was the shipping carton was damaged and some scratching of finish occurred during the shipping. 193294


Comments

Product works great, price was fair and tows well. Removing from the truck is siple as the unit can be removed in two pieces making the weight more manageable.

Ed J - 05/26/2016

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by: mitch g07/08/2012


I purchased this hitch when I upgraded trucks. I now have a long bed and have no need for the old DrawTite slider I used in my shortbed. WOW what a difference in towing this hitch made. Just completed a 12 hr pull from Oklahoma to Colorado and this hitch along with my TrailRide kingpin box made the ride so smooth it was easy to forget the 5er was even there. Easy/secure connection. Absolutely NO king pin rattle or chucking like my old DrawTite. Uncoupling took me a few tries, but i figured it out. The king pin has to be at just the right height to allow disengagement. Like others have mentioned, the box it came in was trashed, but the contents were unharmed; not even a scratch. Its a heavy item for carboard and who cares what the box looks like. It just gets thrown away anyhow. Would ABSOLUTELY recommended! !!!!!! Great product. 47108



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by: Bill W08/08/2016


I bought this hitch just over a year ago and I have been very happy with it. I'm using it to tow an 18k lb toy hauler and it does a great job. I really like the zerk fittings for lubrication, makes it very simple to keep things working smoothly. I really can't think of a single issue that I've had with it. Great hitch and I would certainly recommend Curt products to my friends. etrailer.com was also great to deal with. I got my hitch very quickly after ordering. The only minor issue was that it did not come with pins to attach the hitch to the bed rails. Since I was replacing another hitch I already had a set and didn't worry about it. Overall I am very happy with this purchase. 281340



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by: Bill S04/16/2014


So far, I rate working with etrailer folks as excellent. I can't say that about the package for shipping. It was a mess--think of a hard boiled egg that has been dropped and rolled on the floor. The box resembled the shell of that egg! Some minor scarring which I repainted to prevent any rust forming. The legs were literally bouncing around in the box which caused the scarring. I haven't used the hitch yet but from all appearance it will do a great job. I did hook and unhook from the 5th wheel with no problem. Bill S 125386



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by: Pete S.04/28/2016


I ordered the Curt Q20 hitch. The unit arrived exactly when they said it would and in excellent condition. None of the parts were missing and the instructions were well written and easy to follow. I assembled the hitch in the bed of the truck in about 1 hour. It was very easy to put together even though I had never assembled one before. Unless you have some friends to help I recommend assembly in the bed of the truck since the hitch weighs 130 lbs. assembled. All in all I am very pleased with the hitch and the purchase. 247294



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by: Scott05/26/2016


Hitch arrived in excellent condition. Had been backordered, but it arrived sooner than expected. As always Etrailer's staff is more than helpful and pleasant. Price match made it an extremely good deal. Haven't towed with it yet, but going this weekend and I don't expect to be anything but happy with it. Etrailer is now my go-to source for anything towing - 251788



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by: Doyle H.11/14/2015


Ordered the Q20 curt hitch, Great product, came as expected and installed as easy as the video described. Cost savings for the hitch and install kit was around 200.00. Priced the install it too was around 400.00! Overall savings around 600.00! Will use etrailer again and will refer others to shop etrailer for their trailing products! Thanks George! 232001



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by: curtis05/19/2015


i have not got this installed yet because i am waiting on missing parts.looks great and high quality. Curt mfg. needs to put this in a better box, by the time it got to my location the box was torn and parts were missing . the outside of the box said that the box is reusable, mine is not. just need a stronger box for shipping 194318



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by: Lanny06/02/2016


Ordered during etrailer's free shipping promotion. Got my order quicker than anticipated. The box that tries to contain the hitch is pretty humble, but all the parts/pieces seem to be here. That is what is important. As other's have said, we didn't order the box, but the contents. 256105



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by: George08/11/2015


Product was received today, like most responders I found the packing ripped and torn. Everything was there however and it appears to be in unmarked condition. One of the plastic bags containing bolts etc had broken open but all parts were inside the largest packing box. 218486



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by: j.w.08/03/2016


THE Q20 CURT 5TH HITCH WAS DELIVERED IN GOOD SHAPE, PACKING HELD UP WELL. IT WAS EASY TO ASSEMBLE,RECEIVED THE HITCH IN 4 DAYS EXCELLENT!!!! SERVICE WAS EXCELLENT, VERY PROFESSIONAL STAFF ANSWERD ALL MY QUESTIONS WITHOUT HAVEING TO ASK SOMEONE ELSE GOOD JOB. 278942



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by: Ted E.03/07/2016


Curt Q20 Amazing price. Amazing delivery time. Amazingly easy to install. Amazing followup from etrailer.com. Will recommend etrailer.com to anyone I meet looking for a hitch. I saved over $400 compared to Camping World quote. 240096



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by: Ken J07/20/2015


Just received hitch today. Took less than a week to get and box was in better shape then others had said. Everything looks good so far as I'm unboxing. Again very happy with etrailer and their great customer service! 213192



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by: johns08/19/2015


Very easy install for me. The Q20 is replacing an older hitch so the rails are already installed. The Q20 was very easy to assemble, but if you need the lowest position, tightening the bolts can be a challenge. 220313



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by: Chris g.04/13/2016


Theese guys r on the ball. I screwed up and ordered 2wire harnesses and i called to get it changed and Dillon straightened it out with a cheaper alternative. Hitch Came The Next Day! I am very satisfied. 244034



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by: Steve D.03/05/2014


It is exactly what I wanted and arrived today like promised. I am a very satisfied customer... Thank You 118575



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by: Al04/20/2016


product works great, but some deep scratches from shipping! 246265



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by: TerryC05/15/2016


The jaws won't release 90% of the time 250353



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by: Larry M08/14/2016


This has held up well. 283632



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by: Mark S.05/13/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Thank-you etrailer for the fast free shipping! Ordered on Sunday evening and received hitch, mounting kit, and wiring package on Friday!!!! 5 boxes in delivery and all were received at the same time, great job. already tow 5th wheel with this hitch and it is great. Better than my old reese. Hook-up is easy and positve. Will say it does take all evening to install and measurements are extremly important to a good installation. Measured and checked square several times prior to any drilling and the mounting brackets are perfect. Thanks again for the fast, complete, and quality shipment. The only comment regarding shipment is that the hitch box had some damage when received and 5th wheel had a couple of same scratches, no big deal!!! The shipping box is not very durable based on product weight! 192850


Comments

Have pulled my 38 foot toy hauler on 9 different trips now with absolutely no problems. Great fifth wheel. previously had a Reese and this on is a just as good if not better.

Mark S - 06/19/2016

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by: Tim D.06/14/2015

Dodge Ram 2500

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Melinda at was great and help select the best hitch solution for my needs. Hitch arrived exactly when promised. Hitch itself appears to be solidly built. Some minor irritations like the locking pin cables crimped so hard that the cables were cut in two on two of the four leg pins. Will have to do my own anchors for those. Also packaging, as noted in other reviews, is pretty weak. After opening I understand why the whole box was wrapped in shrink wrap. Looked like a war was conducted inside with piece parts scattered to the winds. Shrink wrap kept it all inside thankfully Install was straight forward, and went in easy with two people. Could be a little challenging for one person. Hitch now resides on a RAM 2500 8ft with 5th wheel OEM prep. 5th wheel gets picked up next week. 203293


Comments

So far, this hitch has been absolutely trouble free. The two piece design makes for a uick and easy removal or install when I need the bed to be free of restrictions ! Happy camper

Tim D - 06/14/2016

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by: GP12/01/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Saved myself about $150 buying this online from Etrailer instead of my local rv/camping shop. My hitch arrived on time. The boxes were tore up but the website warned me about that ahead of time. Packaging wasn't an issue as all items were inside and intact. Assembly was simple and I had plenty of help from all the instructional videos I found on YouTube. Great hitch and I highly recommend that you purchase your new hitch from Etrailer. 232806



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by: jamie ledbetter07/19/2016

2016 Ram 3500

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Contacted etrailer about fifth wheel hitch made by curt and spoke with Anthony W. He was very knowledgeable , helpful and courteous. Had it shipped to another address and kept me informed daily on it's whereabout and delivery date. The package was packed good and was received with no damage. Installation took about an hour with very easy instructions. My truck is a 2016 Ram 3500 with 5th wheel prep package. Picked up 5th wheel in Oklahoma City and drove out to CA, hitch worked great. If your looking for a great product i recommend e trailer. Thanks Jamie L. 273689



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by: Marv W03/20/2012

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


The 5th wheel hitch and all necessary components to install it on my 99 Ford were received in 2 days. Everything fit as designed. I must admit it took me a little longer than 1 hour as advertised, but the install went well with no problems encountered. The customer service provided by eTrailer is outstanding. The website, instructions, videos, and personal involvement of their techs is excellent. Thank you Nichole for your personal involvement and the research you did for me, in helping me make the right choices. 34448



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by: Tim K07/15/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Love the new hitch. Nice and tight, quiet, no more clunking when starting and stopping. Great price and fast shipping. 272088



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by: Armando01/22/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


The shipping was amazingly fast and complete. The installation was a bit challenging ,especially trying to torque the nuts to bed rails on my specific vehicle. But once finished, very pleased with the results. I got to tow with it a week and a half after installation and it handled my fifth wheel great. Very easy to lock it to king pin secure lever, hookup and go. Your support staff was very helpful with my questions. Thank you for the great product and price. 236081



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by: Vance H02/17/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Like so many others have said boxes were in pretty bad shape but not a bit of damage on the hitch. I had rails in my truck so real easy to install. I haven't pulled with it yet but am impressed with the quality and design of hitch. Etrailer has the best customer service!!! Part of my order was not in stock but they sent out the hitch and didn't make me wait for other part. They have always kept me informed on my other part with email and or call. 237992



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by: Leo05/28/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


My curt c16530-16021 has been a great 5th wheel hitch. It's worked flawlessly over the last year which we traveled extensively hooking and unhooking several times a week. The absolute best thing about this hitch is the ease of installation in the bed, of course you have to have the Dodge Ram 5th wheel bed option. Release the puck locks and it slips directly into the bed frame, close the puck locks and your ready to go about a 5 minute job. 252770



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by: Curtis Bledsoe01/30/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I must say that I could not be more pleased with the entire process of purchasing and installing our Curt fifth wheel hitch form etrailer. The hitch was delivered by UPS, right on time and in excellent condition. The hitch went together in less than a half an hour. It fits my Ram 3500 perfectly. I am really impressed with the engineering of this hitch. If your looking for a fifth wheel hitch at a very fair price go Curt from etrailer. 236613



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by: Bruce07/22/2015

Dodge Ram

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Juanita was terrific to work with on selecting my first 5th Wheel hitch for my first 5th Wheel. The Curt Q20 for the Dodge Ram factory tow package (pucks) was a cinch to put together and install. Bargain price and Worked flawlessly. Now if my backing skills were a little better, all would be right with the world. Practice, Practice, Practice...... Top recommendations for the Curt Q20 and etrailer.com!!! 213623



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by: John W07/20/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


The Curt Q20 5th wheel trailer hitch went together easily. Be sure to read all the instructions prior to installing the hitch in your truck. I was somewhat disappointed in that the base pieces had places where the powder coat had rubbed off. The two pieces were packaged without being protected from each other. Would have been 5 stars except for the shipping damage. I'm excited to hook up to and pull. 274015



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by: Jay08/12/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


2016 Ram 3500 Long Box with factory 5th wheel prep. Hitch shipped on the 7th work day from order date and was delivered two days later. The boxes took a beating but the hitch arrived in prefect condition. Installation was not difficult. Will not have an opportunity to tow with it until next month. 283058



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by: Christopher Barkley07/30/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Great product! 30 mins to put together and dropped rite into puck holes in bed and locked into place with no problems! Received two days from ordering it! Gave part number for the Q24 but received Q20 , but the Q20 met my minimum rating required! 215538



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by: Gary from idaho06/30/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Seems nice but I can't assemble it because the bolts that connect the head to the feet are missing. I called etrailer and they are having some bolts mailed to me. it took about 12 days to arrive after I ordered it. 266744



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by: smitty10/14/2015

2015 Ford F-350

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


good looking hitch, pretty easy to assemble. Shipping box was pretty beat up but all contents were there and in good shape. The cam locks needed to be adjusted for my pickup (2015 F350 w factory 4 puck mount) 229928



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by: Nicholas h06/23/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I bought the 5th wheel to haul trailers and, it's been a great hitch and has been maintained but it's starting to breakdown, parts are failing , but if used for a personal trailer, it will be a great hitch 264239



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by: Kenny R.02/08/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


very well built, Heavy and cumbersome until you get it situated to be bolted together. Instructions were complete and clear, all the parts were with the unit. Cant wait to hook up and try it out. 237241



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by: Joseph Behler03/06/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Some issues installing the unit, my first 5th wheel hitch, but info from your website really helped ( videos etc.) Worked perfectly pulling my 39ft 5th Wheel. Highly recommended. 239852



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by: Kevin H03/17/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I purchased my Curt hitch with great help from eTrailer. I also took advantage of their price guarantee which they were very helpful with. I received my rebate in only a few days. 179203



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by: Jay08/11/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Received my Kurt Q20 fifth wheel hitch right on time! Everything was included as described on the web site. Very happy with the product and etrailer.com! 282768



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by: Jim graham07/13/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Etrailer personnel were helpful answering questions. Purchasing was easy and my 5th wheel assembly was shopped immediately. Great service. 271352



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by: TLE09/30/2015

2014 Ford F-350

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


WOW, that was fast shipping 3 days. Hitch was a perfect fit into my 2014 Ford F350 DRW with the Ford factory prep package. 228601



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by: Odis m08/06/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I am very pleased with this product installation is quick and simple all parts go together with ease and bolt up tight 217295



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by: Pete Jj09/24/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Hitch was shipped promy and arrive before they said it would be herer. Ver happy with service and support. 227431



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by: Adam Slade05/04/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Product came exactly as described. Jaws grab the king pin incredibly. No slop at all! Very satisfied. 189922



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by: Nick06/22/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Great product, easy install even by myself , good value and performs as it should . 263670



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by: Vern E06/18/2012

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


After looking at the assembly I took it to a shop to have it instaled. 44622



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by: Mike06/29/2016

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I haven't used the hitch yet but the customer service was excellent. 266491



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by: Jim R.07/29/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


just installed, will do more text when I use it on fifthwheel 215374

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Ask the Experts about this Curt Fifth Wheel


  • No Drill Fifth Wheel Rail Install Kit Recommendation for a 2015 Chevy Silverado 3500
  • There are holes in the frame of your 2015 Chevy Silverado 3500 that the Curt fifth wheel install kit part # C16413-204 is designed to fit. That is why there is no drilling required to install this kit. You will still need to drill through the truck bed. But that would be it. I attached an install video for this rail kit for you to check out as well. For a fifth wheel hitch the Curt Q20 part # C16130 that you referenced would be an excellent choice as well.
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  • Is the Curt Q20 Hitch Compatible with a MOR/ryde Pin Box
  • From the research I did it looks as if the MOR/Ryde Pin Box System utilizes an industry standard king pin so it would have no problem being used with a Curt Q20 5th Wheel Hitch # C16130.
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  • Comparing the CURT Q20 and Reese Elite Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches
  • The CURT 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch, # C16130, is a good trailer hitch. It features a 2-jaw system that is very secure and it has a unique pivoting head which allows for a more comfortable ride. It is on par with the rest of the pack in terms of performance and quality. It will fit in CURT, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Pro Series, Reese and Valley above the bed 5th wheel rails. However, the Reese Elite Series, like # RP30142, is in league of its own. The main benefits of this hitch are the...
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  • When is a Slider Hitch Required for Fifth Wheel Trailer Towing
  • Depends on the length of the bed of your 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD. If you have a 6 foot bed you would need a slider hitch to make 90 degree turns like the Curt Q20 Hitch part # C16536. If you have an 8 foot bed you would not need a slider to make 90 degree turns so for a similar stationary hitch you would want the Curt Q20 hitch part # C16130. For more information on fifth wheel towing check out the links I attached. For a rail installation kit to install the hitch in the bed...
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  • Comparing the Reese R16 and Husky 16K 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches for a 2006 Chevy Silverado 2500
  • Hands down I would go with the Reese R16, # RP30866 for a fixed or # RP30869 for a slider. It is a higher quality hitch with a more secure jaw connection when compared to the Husky 16K hitches, # HT31326-31314 for a fixed or # HT31326-31196 for a slider. You would use a slider on a short bed truck to be able to make tight turns without hitting the truck cab against the trailer. I have included some links to video reviews on these hitches for you.
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  • Compatibility of Curt Gooseneck Hitch with B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitch
  • To install a fifth wheel hitch that would be compatible with your existing Curt gooseneck hitch, I'd recommend using Curt X-5 adapter, part # C16210. This adapter will lock into a Curt Double-Lock, Flip and Store gooseneck hitches (C-60 and C-600 series). The adapter provides bed rails for a fifth wheel hitch that uses industry standard bed rails like Reese, Curt, Draw-Tite, Valley or Husky. The Curt Q20, part # C16130 would be a good choice. The hitch has a 20,000 lb capacity and a...
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch and Installation Kit for a 2013 Ram 3500
  • I have a solution that will allow you to pull a fifth wheel trailer with your 2013 Ram 3500, however, it appears that Pullrite does not have an installation kit that will fit the 2013 Ram 3500 for the SuperGlide hitch at this time. There has been quite a controversy over the 2013 Ram OEM fifth wheel packages because it was released before there were any compatible fifth wheel hitches or adapters available. Dodge also changed the design of the 2013 Ram trucks which required changes to aftermarket...
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  • Which Truck and Fifth Wheel Do you Recommend for a 35-37 Foot Trailer
  • With a fifth wheel of that length, I would go with at least a 3/4 Ton Pickup, like a Ford F-250, Dodge Ram 2500 or GMC/Chevy 2500. Diesels will almost always have a greater towing capacity as they have such large torque outputs and they are built with heavier transmissions. I would strongly recommend, whatever truck you choose, to get an 8 foot bed. A 6-1/2 or 6 foot bed would require the use of a slider fifth wheel hitch. An 8 foot bed will require less parts and it will be simpler to...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Rail Install Video for a 2015 Ram 2500 Long Bed
  • Actually yes we do, the Curt Fifth Wheel Rail kit part # C16427-204 has been confirmed to fit the 2015 Ram 2500 long beds without hitch prep and we shot a video that shows this kit being installed on a 2014 Ram that I attached for you to check out. The install will be the exact same for the 2015 model as it will for the 2014 that is in the video. For a 20k hitch to fit those rails I would recommend the Curt Q20 hitch part # C16130. This hitch has a great jaw design that will provide...
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  • How to Close the Jaws on a Curt Q20 5th Wheel Hitch When Not In Use
  • You can close the jaws on the Curt Q20 5th wheel hitch # C16130 so you can secure it with a lock. Grab a tool from your garage such as a heavy duty wrench, hammer or even a 10-12 inch pipe or something that you can grip from the top and will have a bottom width base area of an inch or two. Once the jaws are free of any objects, especially your hands, take a tool and act as if you are hooking up your 5th wheel trailer and proceed toward the jaws. Once you go far enough, the jaws will...
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  • How Long Does it Take to Install a 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch in a 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500
  • We estimate that it will take about 6 hours to install a 5th wheel trailer hitch and installation kit in a 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500. A lot depends on the installer's experience and skill. Once the installation kit is done putting the hitch in the rails will only take a couple of minutes. The reason that it takes so long is that the install kit included with Curt trailer hitch # C16636 is a universal kit which requires more drilling than a custom kit. You could use custom kit, # C16418-204,...
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch for Flatbed Diesel Pickup with Wood Deck
  • Reese does offer a specialized 5th wheel hitch, their dual-jaw Low-Profile # RP30054, that can be used in flatbed applications on a wooden deck. As you noted, you will have to have a qualified welder install a 1/2-inch thick steel plate under the wood deck to serve as an attachment point. You also need to use tubular steel spacers around the mounting hardware to prevent the pressure from that hardware from crushing the wood (as this would cause the hitch to become loose if the wood were...
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  • Installing Fifth Wheel Hitch in 2014 Ford F350 Dually w/ Factory 5th Wheel/Gooseneck towing Prep Pkg
  • Since you have the pucks pre-installed, you won't need the install kit or anything else. You would simply remove the covers over the pucks in your truck bed and drop in an Elite Series fifth wheel hitch like the # RP30142 for an 18K capacity or the # RP30143 for a 25K capacity. B&W also offers the Companion, part # BWRVK3300 which has a 20K capacity that would also drop right into the pucks installed in your truck bed. An adapter like the # RP30156 would allow you to use a regular fifth...
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  • How is the Height Adjustment Measured on the Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch
  • When measuring the height of a 5th wheel hitch it would be from the top of the truck bed corrugations to the top of the head. The Q20, # C16130, is height adjustable from 13 to 17 inches. Since the X5, # 16310, sets in a gooseneck ball hole but the rails would be no higher than regular rails, it does not add height. To get the proper height setting you would need to know the distance from the top of the bed side rails to the bottom of the trailer overhang. You need 5 or 6 inches of space...
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  • Can a 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch be Installed on an International 4300 Truck with a Utility Service Bed
  • It is possible to install a 5th wheel hitch in a truck that has a service bed depending on the type of service bed. If the service bed is the type that has all the doors and storage on the sides and is much larger than a regular side rails on a truck bed, you will not be able to install a 5th wheel hitch. If the service bed is more like a flat bed, it is possible to install a hitch. It would be a custom installation that would have to be performed by a qualified professional. The hitch...
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  • Will the CURT Q20 5TH Wheel Trailer Hitch Fit in Reese Draw-Tite and Hidden Hitch Rails
  • The Curt Q5 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch, part # C16130 will sit in Reese, Curt, Draw-Tite, and Hidden hitch rails. If you have rails made by any of these manufacturers, the Curt hitch should install without any problems.
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  • Will a Sidewinder Replacement Pin Box Work with the Curt Q20 Fifth Wheel Hitch
  • The Curt Q20 Fifth Wheel Hitch, while an excellent fifth wheel trailer hitch with a locking jaw and 3 point indicator system, does not have a wedge available. We do not recommend using a sidewinder with a Q20 hitch because it is cushioned and the Sidewinder wedge wears out the rubber bushing in the hitch head. If your truck has an 8 foot bed, you could change out the sidewinder and keep the Curt Q5. If your truck bed is 6 foot or shorter, a sidewinder is a necessity, so in that case,...
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  • Fifth Wheel Tailgate and Hitch Recommendation for 2015 Ram 2500 Crew Cab
  • It is always recommended to use a like style hitch for your trailer; fifth wheel hitch for fifth wheel trailer and gooseneck hitch for gooseneck trailer. Using a standard adapter like the Convert-A-Ball Cushioned 5th-Wheel-to-Gooseneck Adapter, # CAB-C5G, can cause added stress for the trailer frame and hitch which could potentially void the frame warranty on your trailer. In addition, even if you were to use an adapter, you would not have sufficient clearance to complete the hitching/unhitching...
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  • Reese Fifth Wheel Hitch or Curt Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation
  • Personally I like the Reese (Draw Tite) fifth wheel hitches more than the Curts. The Curt hitches are great hitches, but in our experiences here we have found that the Reese hitches tend to be a bit more durable. For a 20k hitch that I can guarantee you will be happy with I would recommend the Reese Select Hitch part # RP30081. The jaw design on this hitch is a forged, single-piece, self-latching jaw that wraps around the king pin to ensure proper connection. This design offers superior...
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  • Where to Grease a Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch
  • The Curt Q20 5th wheel hitches # C16536 and # C16130 have grease fittings on them on the underside of the head, left and right side and a grease fitting down between the jaws. I included a picture showing the locations for you. to access the one between the jaws you will need to have the jaws closed. Black graphite grease is recommended for the jaw pins and the lower bearing assembly jaw. You can use a regular manual grease gun such as # L30200 if you do not have one. Next, if you...
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  • Differences Between Curt And Reese 20K Fifth Wheel Hitches For 2014 Dodge Ram 3500 8 Ft Bed
  • There are a few differences between the Curt and the Reese fifth wheel hitches. I am comparing the 20,000 lb hitches, the Curt is part # C16130, and the Reese is part # RP30081. Both are good hitches but do have some differences to take note of. Both have custom installation brackets available. The Curt hitch has a vertical load limit of 4,000 lbs, and a height adjustment between 13 to 17 inches, where the Reese hitch has a vertical load limit of 5,000 lbs and a height adjustment from...
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  • Will the CURT Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Install into Reese Rails
  • Yes, this Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16130 will work on Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Pro Series, Reese and Valley rails, so it will work in the Reese rails that are in your truck bed.
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  • How to Reduce Fifth Wheel Chucking
  • Having the optimal fit between the hitch jaws and the king pin goes a long way to reduce chucking. A fifth wheel hitch that uses a slide-bar jaw holds the king pin securely enough to prevent it from coming loose from the hitch, but not tightly enough to prevent chucking. A hitch with a dual jaws like the Curt Q20 # C16130 or # C16536 for the sliding model do a much better job of holding the king pin tightly, so chucking is reduced. If you already have a dual jaw fifth wheel hitch, using...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Installation Kit for a 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 Mega Cab
  • Yes, the Curt custom 5th wheel trailer hitch installation kit # C16420-204 will fit a 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 Mega Cab. I checked with Curt to confirm this. I have also included a link to the installation instructions for you to view. This kit will work on short and long beds. If you have a long bed I recommend the Curt 20K hitch # C16130. It has a double jaw and 360 degree cushioned head. If you have a short bed, go with the slider version # C16536.
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch Setup Recommendation for a Quiet Ride in a Short Bed Truck
  • For a quiet slider fifth wheel I would recommend you get the Curt Q20 5th Wheel Slider # C16636. This is a cushioned hitch that has a 360 pivoting head and a 2 jaw locking system that provides excellent king pin contact to minimize movement. If you want the absolute quietest setup I would recommend you install a Sidewinder pin box on your trailer and then use a fixed fifth wheel hitch. This would be much quieter than any sliding hitch and would not require you to get out of your vehicle...
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  • Can a GMC Sierra 3500 Diesel Tow a 16,000 Pound 5th Wheel Trailer
  • You did not mention the year of your GMC Sierra 3500 but looking back at the last few years (2013 to 2016) the 3500 diesel models can tow at least 17,000 pounds so a trailer weighing 16,000 pounds would not be a problem. If you can tell me the year of your truck I can verify that. It is also listed in the owner's manual in the towing section. The 20K Curt hitch, # C16130 for long beds or # C16536 for short beds, is an excellent choice. These hitches have a 360 cushioned head for ease...
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  • Installation instructions for the Curt Q20 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch on a 2003 Dodge Ram 3500
  • To determine the mounting location for the brackets and rails in the bed of your 2003 Dodge Ram 3500, you will need to measure 28-3/8 inches from the rear edge of the truck bed towards the truck cab. This will be the location of the rear most edge of the rear rail. This measurement will get you started and from there you will need to follow the installation instructions that come with the hitch. For the 2003 Dodge 3500 you can use the CURT Semi-Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit, part...
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  • Will Curt Custom 5th Wheel Install Kit Fit a 2016 GMC Sierra 3500 Diesel Dually
  • Curt 5th wheel installation kit # C16413-204 is indeed a fit for your 2016 GMC Sierra 3500 diesel dually. To show you exactly how and where it mounts take a look at the video I have linked for as well as the instructions I linked. The frame brackets do attach to holes that are already present on the truck's frame. If you have a long bed truck I recommend Curt Q20 hitch # C16130 and for a short bed the slider version is # C16536. The Curt Q20 hitches feature a full floating head for ease...
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  • Installation Kit for a 5th Wheel in a 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 Long Bed
  • The install kit you need to complete your installation for your 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 long bed is either the Curt part # C16420-104 which has a gloss finish or Curt part # C16420-204 which has a carbide finish. The Curt E5 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller - Slide Bar Jaw, part # 16516, that you reference is basically designed for a short bed, however, you can use it on your long bed, but, it is very unlikely that you will need to use the sliding feature of the hitch to make 90 degree...
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