Use your gooseneck hitch to tow your 5th-wheel trailer by hooking up with this coupler adapter. Poly cushions absorb shock for a smooth ride. Adjustable height fits multiple applications. Offset design is perfect for short-bed pickups. 20,000-lb GTW.
Warning: Not compatible with sidewinder king pins. When used together they produce two pivoting points at both the ball and the turret which is a safety hazard.
After backing the vehicle under the trailer, measure from the top of the ball in the truck bed to the base of the pin box on the trailer. This will indicate the height of the adapter that you need.
The included collar slides over your fifth-wheel trailer's king pin and is held in place with set screws. Additional, larger set screws that are mounted at the top of the coupler adapter then tighten onto the collar. Because this adapter is designed with an offset, the top lip of the adapter must also be bolted to the base of the pin box to ensure proper positioning.
This trailer coupler adapter features a simple, secure latching mechanism for safe, easy hookup with the hitch ball. The convenient extension handle grabs the sliding latch so that you can easily lock or unlock the coupler from outside the truck bed. Once the coupler is engaged, hook the handle through the hole in the sliding latch's track to ensure that it remains securely coupled. For extra safety, once the coupler is latched, you can replace the handle with a padlock (sold separately) to secure the trailer to the hitch ball during towing. Use a lock while your trailer is being stored to guard against towaway theft.
This coupler adapter is specially designed for use with truck beds that are between 6 feet and 8 feet in length. The offset allows your trailer to sit a bit farther back than it normally would so that you can make turns safely and with confidence. Supplying that extra space between your trailer and truck cab creates the clearance necessary for you to make tight turns without your trailer hitting your cab.
Pin Box Length
Note: There are no recommended limits to the length of pin box on which the Convert-A-Ball trailer coupler can be used.
Replaces 5GX1214 and 5GX1416
Average Customer Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars (7 Customer Reviews)
This hitch adapter is heavy duty. It's easy for two people to install in under an hour and all parts fit together well. The instructions were well written in English, which is the official language of our country (USA). The offset adapter works great with my 2011 Ram 2500 4x4 which sits higher due to oversized tires. My shipment was received two days after I ordered it without paying any expedited freight charges! Thanks to the Convert-A-Ball and the fine folks at etrailer.com my days of listening to a clanging 5th wheel hitch are over. Thank you etrailer. 63540
by: DIANA H.12/04/2012
WE RECIEVED THE HITCH AND INSTALLED IT IN NO TIME.I PULLED A 34' FIFTH WHEEL WITH 2 SLIDES TO THE MOUNTAINS AND BACK WITH NO ISSUES WITH THE HITCH. IT WORKED GREAT.WE HAD SEVERAL SWITCH BACKS AND STEEP GRADES AND I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS HITCH TO ANYONE. I WAS WELL PLEASED!60606
by: Brian L01/28/2013
We ordered this to convert a 5th wheel to goose neck,it was less expensive then buying a 5th wheel it self it was easy installation (about 1 to 1 1/2 hours. we towed our new gooseneck trailer home about 150 miles towed like a dream ,smooth ride no whip of any kind. ordering it was simple,questions we answered to make an informed dissisution.if i had to do this sale again,i would e-trailer made it easy.64327
by: Darrel P.10/21/2012
Ordered on Monday night, received on Thur. afternoon. Great job on service. Product was what it looks like & heavy duty, Install time was 30-min or less. I would buy again. Great Job .57769
The hitch worked just like etrailer said it would. It was simple and I love it.64765
by: Ken E.11/17/2012
This adapter worked great,only took about 30 minutes to install,took longer to drill holes than to install adapter,pulled camper about 50 miles home and it worked really good59593
by: John R. Anthony04/23/2012
Great product, I really like it because it doesn't take any room up in my pickup bed. It also gives me room between my cab and camper with the offset.38059
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