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  • Adapter to Allow Installation of B&W Patriot 5th Wheel BWRVK3200 in Ram 2500 with Factory Prep
  • In order to install your B&W Patriot 16K fixed 5th wheel hitch # BWRVK3200 in your Ram 2500 with factory puck system you will need the Reese adapter kit # RP30154. This adapters drops into the factory pucks and provides the equivalent of industry-standard base rails (ISRs) that will accept the Patriot. Note the fixed Patriot hitch is suitable for use in long bed pickups, such as the 8-foot bed Ram 2500. Also please note that the Reese adapter will add 2-inches of height to the hitch setup.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Height Range for Reese Titan Slider RP30869
  • The hitch height range for the Reese Titan part # RP30869 that you referenced is 16-1/2 inches to 19-1/4 inches. The lowest adjustment holes can't be used because of the slider base of the hitch but that is already factored into the hitch height range mentioned. The rail kits you mentioned are both a fit for your truck. The part # RP56001-53 is an outboard kit that will install a bit easier but the rails will be a bit larger. The part # RP50066-58 is an inboard kit that would be a bit...
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  • Is the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16069 Compatible With Bed Mounted Rails
  • Since your 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 has a 6-1/2 foot bed, you will want to use the Curt Q24 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16546 instead. This hitch is a slider so it will help you with turning clearance and it works with industry standard rails, like part # C16411-204. Even though the 5th Wheel Hitch # C16546 says Q24 on it, it is essentially the same hitch as the Q25 that comes on the 5th Wheel Hitch # C16069. The 24 stands for 24,000 lbs and the 25 stands for 25,000 lbs. Even if you wanted...
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  • Needing a Slider 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for RAM 2500 4 X 4 Short Bed
  • Both the Demco Hijacker Hitch, # DM8550035 hitch and # DM6099 installation rails, and the B&W Companion 5th Wheel Slider Hitch, # BWRVK3670, fit both 2016 and 2017 Ram 2500 with the 6 foot bed and factory prep package. Both hitches are rated at or over 20K and both hitches will allow you to make your tight turns using a slider device. Of the two, I recommend the Demco hitch, because this hitch has an Autoslide feature that is far superior than the manual option on the B&W hitch. You...
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  • Recommended 5th-Wheel Hitch for 2017 Ford F-350 with Factory Rail Kit and Reese Sidewinder
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Form OEM Legs # C16034 referenced in your question is confirmed to fit the factory rail kit on your 2017 Ford F-350. Since your 5th-wheel trailer has a Reese Sidewinder, which will give you around 22 inches of additional clearance for tight turns, you will not need a sliding 5th-wheel hitch on your 6-3/4 ft truck bed. The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch is a great option that features an interlocking 2-jaw system to provide 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin...
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  • Curt 5th Wheel Hitch Head & Wedge for Q20 Used with Reese Revolution Pin Box
  • The Curt Q20 Sliding 5th wheel hitch # C16536 will accept the E16 head assembly # C16515 and will require wedge # C16991. I confirmed compatibility with my contact at Curt. You will want to keep the slider locked in the forward position at all times when using a Revolution/Sidewinder pivoting pin box.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2015 Ford F-150 with 5 1/2 ft. Box
  • I did some research on the 2016 Cougar X-Lite 29RLI and it has a tapered nose to allow turning clearance with short bed trucks, but the nose isn't going to be adequate for a 5-1/2 foot bed truck. That would be too short to allow the clearance needed to not hit the cab of your truck while turning. For the amount of clearance needed the hitch you need is 13K Demco HiJacker, # DM8550040 which can slide up to 21-1/2 inches. For a rail kit you would want the part # RP50087-58 which is...
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  • Recommended 5th-Wheel Hitch Height on 2014 Ram 2500 for Eclipse Attitude Toy Hauler
  • The different height adjustments on the Sliding 5th-Wheel Hitches that are compatible with your 2014 Ram 2500 are needed to make the trailer you are towing as level as possible. If you are concerned about the trailer being level, there is a simple measurement you can take to determine exactly the height you will need. If you can, I recommend driving your Ram 2500 up to the trailer dealer where the Eclipse Attitude Toy Hauler is and taking this measurement. First you will want to make...
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  • Proper Lubrication of Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch
  • For the Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16536, Curt does recommend that black graphite grease be used for the jaw before each individual use and every 1,000 miles thereafter. Black graphite grease can usually be obtained at a local auto parts or hardware store and will probably just be labeled as "graphite grease". If you do not already have a manual grease gun, you can use # L30200. You can use the grease fitting that is centered in the cast base plate to grease the lower bearing...
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  • Will Demco Hijacker Work with Air Ride Trailair Pin Box
  • Yes, a Demco Hijacker can be used with the Trailair cushioned pin boxes. As long as it's not a FlexAir pin box you would be fine.
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  • Which B and W Companion Slider Hitch Fits 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500
  • The Companion slider hitch for Turnoverballs goosenecks had a revision where they changed the part number to RVK3405 which increased it's capacities. We currently offer that hitch as part # BWRVK3400-5W like you referenced but we kept the older part number just to make it easier on our end. This hitch will work well with the Turnoverball hitch you have installed in your 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500HD.
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  • Using Reese Titan Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch in 2017 Ram 2500 with Factory Rail Kit
  • The Reese Titan Fifth Wheel Slider # RP30869 can be used on your 2017 Ram 2500 puck system with the adapter # RP30154. For a sliding hitch that doesn't require the adapter use the B&W Companion # BWRVK3670. It fits directly into the puck system. If you'd like to install a 7-way trailer connector in your truck's bed use # 41157. This will make it easier to hook up to your trailer.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty Without the Factory Tow Package
  • I have the perfect solution for you to be able to remove a 5th wheel hitch from your 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty truck bed. B&W their 5th Wheel Companion # BWRVK3500-5W which fits into the Custom Underbed Installation Kit # BWGNRK1117-5W. The great thing about this underbed hitch is that it is actually doubles as a gooseneck hitch. It comes with a turnover hitch ball which you can turn upside down for that clean truck bed when it is not in use. The B&W Companion is made to sit in...
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  • Can Demco Hijacker Autoslide Fifth Wheel Hitch in 2016 Ram 3500 be Used with MOR/ryde Pin Box
  • The Demco Hijacker Autoslide Fifth Wheel Hitch # DM8550035 will work with MOR/ryde pin boxes. You'll need the locking plate, # DM6025. To install the Hijacker in your 2016 Ram 3500 you'll also need # DM6099. If you'd also like to install a 7-way in your truck's bed to make it easier to connect to the trailer use # 20110.
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  • Cover for Curt Q25 Fifth Wheel Hitch
  • I suggest the 24 by 24 by 18 inch Classic Accessories Fifth Wheel Hitch Cover # CA80116. This will fit nicely on your Curt Q25 # C16069. I've attached a picture of the cover on a Q20 so you can get an idea as to how it looks.
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  • Will the B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitch Work With a 2017 Ford F-250 and a Trailer With a Sidewinder
  • As long as your 2017 Ford F-250 has the factory puck system installed, then yes, the B&W Companion Hitch # BWRVK3300 will work great in addition to your Sidewinder. If your F-250 does not have the factory puck system then you will need a slightly different setup. You will need to install the Custom Underbed Installation Kit # BWGNRK1117-5W, and you will need to use the B&W Companion # BWRVK3500-5W. If you do not already have a 7-Way Wiring Harness installed in your F-250's bed then...
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  • Options to Extend Hitch Connection to help Make Turns on a 2002 Ford F-350 with 6-3/4 Bed
  • The best option for you to increase the clearance needed to make turns with your 2002 Ford F-350 short bed truck would be to upgrade to a slider hitch that has a longer travel length. The Demco Hijacker Autoslide Hitch, # DM8550034 with # DM8552006-71 Custom Installation Kit, is a 5th wheel hitch that has an auto slide design that will give you 14 inches of additional clearance for making tight turns. The Demco hitch is an Autoslide hitch that automatically engages when make your turns....
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Installation into 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 with Factory Prep Package
  • If you're referring to the pucks of the factory fifth wheel prep package in your 2017 Chevrolet Silverado then you don't need the # RP50066 bracket kit. The fifth wheel package fits specific fifth wheel hitches, like the B&W # BWRVK3700, that install right into the pucks. The truck is already setup for a fifth wheel hitch and doesn't need a bracket kit installed for a hitch to connect to.
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  • How to Determine Towing Capacity of a Truck and Best Vehicle to Flat Tow Behind a Motorhome
  • The towing capacity of your Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will depend on the model year and other packages you may have. Check your owner's manual for listed capacities. If you want to get as specific as possible find the gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of your truck on its spec label. Usually inside the driver's side door jamb. Then load your truck exactly how you would if you were going on a trip and towing the trailer. With the truck loaded weight it on a commercial scale. Then...
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  • Recommended 5th-Wheel Hitch for 2005 Ford F-150 with 5-1/2 Foot Bed
  • For towing a 5th-wheel trailer with your 2005 Ford F-150 that has a 5-1/2 foot bed, I recommend using a fixed 5th-wheel hitch along with a Sidewinder with Rotating Turret. This will allow you to tow a 5th-wheel with the short bed on your F-150. I recommend looking at the Pro Series 16K # PS30855 along with the installation rails # RP50081-58. This hitch has a nice dual jaw to provide more jaw-to-king-pin contact and a gross towing weight of 16,000 pounds. I have also provided a link...
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  • Will Reese Elite Series 5th Wheel Slider Hitch Fit a 2011 Ford F-150 Short Bed
  • The Reese Elite Series slider 5th wheel hitch # RP30144 will fit your 2011 Ford F-150 short bed if you have under bed installation kit # RP30064 installed. The hitch comes assembled and includes an in bed 7-Way trailer connector. I have included a link to a video review of the hitch for you.
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  • Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2017 Ram 2500 with Rambox
  • Yes, it is possible to tow a 5th wheel trailer with a 2017 Ram 2500 with RamBoxes. However, because of the of the RamBox feature not all 5th wheel products are compatible. In my opinion, I personally would not get the RamBox feature.The boxes will limit you hitch options and what components that are available will increase the over all expense of a 5th wheel hitch for a Ram with RamBoxes installed. I recommend getting the factory prep package without the RamBox. For this application,...
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  • Is Construction Of Curt E16 Fifth Wheel Hitch Reliable When Towing
  • The curt E16, part # C16115 has been engineered and tested with the weight capacity of 16,000-lbs. Your concern about the welds breaking would be a concern if you were towing a trailer that has more weight than what the hitch is designed to handle. While I understand your concern over the hitch and it failing, it has been tested to be able to handle the capacity listed for the hitch and I do not think the weld will be an issue for you. You may want to consider a more heavy-duty...
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  • Weight of Head and Legs of the Curt A16 Trailer Hitch C16120
  • Total the Curt hitch part # C16120 weighs 112 lbs. The head by itself weighs 84 lbs which leaves 28 lbs for the legs. I attached a review video for this hitch for you to check out as well.
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  • Would Reese Fifth Wheel Hitch Fit in Nissan Titan xD Fifth Wheel Hitch Adapter Rail
  • I did some research on the fifth wheel adapter from Nissan for your 2016 Titan XD. I found out that when the adapter is inserted in the puck system in the bed of the Titan. A standard Reese fifth wheel hitch like the Titan # RP30866 would work fine in the adapter.
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  • Height of Husky Silver Series Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch
  • The Husky Silver Series # HT31326-32042 does measure 14-1/2 inches from your truck's bed to the top of the hitch head at its lowest setting. The Curt A16 # C16521 has the same measurement of 17-1/2 inches on its lowest setting. Industry standard rails are spaced about 20-1/2 inches from side to side and 22 inches from front to back. So it sounds like yours are industry standard. If you can provide me with the dimensions of your lights and some pictures I'd be happy to find the...
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  • Will Curt Fifth Wheel Hitch C16115 Fit Ford F-250 with Rails Installed Already
  • Yes, if your truck already has a set of fifth wheel rails installed in the bed of it the Curt E16 hitch part # C16115 would fit them and work fine. This hitch is designed to fit the industry standard fifth wheel rails like what you have that are 22 inches apart on center from front to back.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2017 Ram 3500 for Towing Trailer with Sidewinder
  • A Pullrite hitch cannot be used with a Sidewinder. You need a stationary fifth wheel hitch that doesn't automatically slide around corners. What rail kit is in the truck? Is it one of their ISR setups that has rails that are 22 inches apart front and center or one of their Pullrite specific kits. If it's an ISR setup with standard fifth wheel rails the B and W Patriot part # BWRVK3255 would be a great choice with the Reese Revolution pin box. You would also want the wedge part # SWW-06...
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  • What Are Dimensions Of Reese Elite Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch
  • I took the measurements you asked about for the Reese Elite Fifth Wheel Hitch, part # RP30142. The front to back measurement of the legs is 17-inches and side to side is 33-1/4 inches. If you mean the top plate on the head, it measures 16 inches x 20 inches.
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  • Comparing the Curt Q20 and the Curt A20 5th Wheel Hitches.
  • As far as height adjustability and weight capacities the Curt Q20 # C16130 and the Curt A20 # C16140 are identical. They both have a Gross Towing Weight of 20,000 lbs, a Vertical Load Limit of 5,000 lbs, and a height range of 13-17 inches. When it comes to choosing which one is better, even though they are both excellent choices, I recommend going with the A20 because it has more features. Right off the bat the A20 has interlocking jaws to secure your king pin as opposed to the Q20 jaw...
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  • Recommendation for a 5th Wheel and Quick Install Kit for 2015 Ford F 150 Super Crew 6 1/2 hitch
  • We have many Reese 5th Wheel hitches that will function on your 2015 Ford F-150 w/ 6-1/2 foot bed. However, all the information that I have tells me that hitch manufactures only recommend the use of a slider hitch with your vehicle's set-up. Depending on the weight of your trailer, I have two recommendations for a Reese 5th wheel hitch. If your trailer's gross weight is 16,000 or less, then I recommend the Reese Titan 16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch, # RP30869, and Reese Quick-Install...
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  • Demco Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 with Factory Rail Kit
  • If you are looking for a Demco Hijacker hitch setup that would fit the factory rail kit of your 2014 Dodge Ram we have the parts you need but they do not use either part number you mentioned. For an adapter you would want the part # DM6099 and then for a hitch you would want the part # DM8550034 which is an auto slider that fits that rail kit adapter.
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  • Best Fifth Wheel Towing Setup for 2017 Ford Super Duty Factory Rail Kit
  • Not to confuse you even further but if you are looking for a smoother ride quality than a sliding hitch I have a better option for you to consider. If you replace the pin box on your trailer with a Sidewinder you will get the benefit of the auto slide fifth wheel hitches without all of the moving parts and weight of a slider hitch. Plus the trailer will track better behind the truck and will back up much easier. If you are looking for a solution that is better than the Demco and the...
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  • Recommended Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch to Keep Bed Clear in 2017 Ram 3500 with Factory Puck System
  • To determine if you can tow a fifth wheel trailer without hitting the cab of your short bed 2017 Ram 3500 you're going to need to do a little measuring on your truck and trailer. Measure from where the jaws of a fifth wheel hitch will sit to the truck's cab. Then add that to the amount of travel a specific sliding hitch will travel. Now subtract half the width of your trailer. To safely execute a 90 degree turn you need at least 4 inches of clearance. The best sliding hitch that...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for 2016 Ram 2500 with 6 Ft Bed and Factory Rail Kit
  • The primary difference between the Reese Select Plus 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # RP30081 and the Reese OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package # RP30160 is, like you mentioned, the ability for the OEM hitch to mount directly into the 4 receiver pucks built into your factory underbed rails without the need for separate adapter rails like # RP30154. Both have the same gross towing weight of 20,000 pounds and vertical load limit of 5,000 pounds as well as the premium single-piece, self-latching...
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  • Weight of Individual Parts of B&W and Curt 5th Wheel Hitches for a 2017 Chevy Silverado Puck System
  • On B&W hitch # BWRVK3700 the base weighs about 85 pounds and the head weighs about 74 pounds. On Curt hitch # C16520-16025 the head and center section weigh about 82 pounds (the head by itself is more like 65 pounds) and the base which would be the 2 legs weigh about 92 pounds together. The heads do not tilt all that much and the reason for that is the width of a 5th wheel trailer. A small amount of tilt at the hitch equals a lot of tilt at the far ends of a trailer. It is roughly...
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  • Recommendation on an Autoslider 5th Wheel Hitch to Fit a 2015 Ram 3500 6-1/2 Bed With Factory Prep
  • The Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Hitch, # DM8550035, would be the hitch I recommend for your 2015 Ram 3500 truck. The Demco hitch will fit your the factory prep package by using the Demco Rail Adapter for Ram OEM Prep Package, # DM6099. This adapter will mount in the OEM pucks of your Ram and then you mount the Hijacker hitch to the adapter. The Demco hitch has a weight capacity of 21,000 lbs and will provide 14 inches of additional clearance when making tight turns. The Demco...
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  • Demco Hijacker Autoslide For 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Shortbed Quad Cab With Above Bed Rails
  • Most hitches use standard rails, so you would want the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider - Single Jaw - Above Bed - 18,000 lbs # DM8550034. I've attached a couple videos for you. The other hitch your mentioned utilizes underbed rails. I also recommend the Demco 5th Wheel/Gooseneck 90-Degree Wiring Harness with 7-Pole Plug - 10' Long # DM8555002 that will give you a 7-way connection in the bed of your truck for easy accessibility.
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  • Is Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch Needed When Using Reese Revolution Pin Box
  • If your new Jayco 5th wheel trailer has a Reese Revolution pivoting pin box installed (these are also known as Sidewinders) then you will NOT need a sliding hitch in your 2014 Ram 2500 Mega Cab. Short bed trucks towing 5th wheels need one or the other but not both. You will want to select a standard fixed 5th wheel hitch to use with your Revolution. The Revolution actually offers MORE clearance than almost all slider hitches can, 22-inches. Most slider hitches give you from 10- to about...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2004 Dodge Ram 1500
  • Since your 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 is a short bed you would need a slider hitch to allow you to have enough clearance to make tight turns. I would recommend the Demco Hijacker Auto Slide hitch part # DM8550034. This hitch slides back as you make tight turns to allow you the clearance needed without having to get out of your truck every time you get to a parking lot. I attached a review video for the hitch for you to check out as well. Then for a rail kit you would want the Demco Kit part...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for 1978 Ford F-250 Long Bed
  • Since you have a long bed that means you would want a stationary fifth wheel hitch like the Reese Titan # RP30866. You get a lot of hitch for the money with this hitch. It has a cushioned head, a jaw system that provides 360 degree contact and a 16k capacity. For a rail install kit you would want the part # RP30035 which is a fit for your 1978 Ford F-250. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling brake controller...
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for 2014 Ram 1500 with 5-1/2 ft Bed
  • Since your truck has a 5-1/2 foot bed there isn't really a simple or inexpensive route available for towing a fifth wheel trailer. The bed of your truck is so short that you would either have to replace your pin box with a Sidewinder or use a Demco 13k AutoSlider hitch part # DM8550040 as it's the only hitch available with the needed clearance. It slides 22-1/2 inches whereas all other hitches only slide about half that. You will need a rail kit too. For that you would want the Demco...
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  • Will Reese Titan Fifth Wheel Hitch Fit Rails a RBW Lil Rocker Fit
  • The RBW Lil Rocker and the Reese Titan Hitch part # RP30866 are both designed to fit the exact same fifth wheel rail dimensions. So if you have a set of rails that a Lil Rocker hitch fit the part # RP30866 you referenced would work as well.
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  • Compatibility of Demco Recon Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch with Revolution or Sidewinder Pin Box
  • You are correct that the Curt Q Series fifth wheel hitches, like # C16245, are not compatible with a Sidewinder or Revolution pin box because the spherical axial bearing that allows the pivoting of the hitch head. The Demco Recon # DM8550043 that you purchased does not have this issue and will work great with a Sidewinder or Revolution. For the install kit into your 2012 GMC Sierra you'll want # DM8552011-71.
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  • Recommended Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch in 2016 Ram 3500 with 8 Foot Bed and Factory Prep Package
  • I suggest the B&W Companion Fifth Wheel Hitch # BWRVK3600 for your 2016 Ram 3500. B&W is one of the higher respected brands in the fifth wheel market because of how solid their hitches are. This hitch will fit into the factory prep package of your Ram so you'll also have a clear empty bed when you remove the hitch. One of its best features is the dual jaws that give you 360 degrees of contact with the king pin. This will reduce the rattle and jarring of your trailer. If you'd also...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel and Clearance Necessary for 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Flat Bed
  • I did some research on the Knapheide PGNC 96B Flat Bed on your 2016 Chevrolet 3500 and it appears that it should already have a gooseneck hitch installed. However, looking into it further, it does not appear that a standard gooseneck adapter will be compatible because of the mounting space they require. The best option for a 5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch on your 2016 Chevrolet 3500HD Flatbed is the Reese Low-Profile # RP30054. The low profile on this hitch is specifically designed for cab-and-chassis-style...
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  • Recommendation for a 5th Wheel Hitch to Fit a 2017 Ram 2500 With RamBox
  • I might have a solution for you. Unfortunately, none of the 5th wheel hitches that we offer for the 2017 Ram 2500 short bed are recommended to be used with the RamBox feature on your particular model truck. The issue is the needed use of a slider hitch with the short bed design of your truck and the possible interference with the RamBox. For this reason manufacturers do not recommend using a 5th wheel hitch with the RamBox feature installed. The solution I mentioned would be to use a...
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  • Inexpensive Sliding 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Mega Cab Short Bed
  • On a short bed truck you would want to use a slider hitch to be able to make tighter turns without the trailer hitting the truck cab. Curt hitch # C16115 is not a slider so I would not recommend it. The slider version is # 16516. The least expensive slider hitch is # PS30094 which is rated for 15,000 pounds. I have linked videos of both slider hitches for you. They do work with adapter # RP30156.
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  • Recommendation for a 5th Wheel Hitch to Fit a 2016 Chevrolet 3500 with 8FT Bed and Factory Rails
  • I have two recommendations on a 5th wheel hitch to fit you 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 for you to review. The Curt Q20 5th Wheel Hitch, # C16530-16025, is a 5th wheel hitch that has the mounting legs to fit the factory prep package on your 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. This Curt hitch has a 20K weight capacity and a 4 inch height adjustment to help provide a level truck and trailer set-up. I like the 360-degree movement of the Q20's hitch head. This movement allows for easy hook-up...
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  • Will Demco HiJacker 5th Wheel Hitch for Ford Factory Puck System Fit Spray-In Bedliner in 2017 F-250
  • A spray-in bed liner will not be an issue for Demco HiJacker 5th wheel trailer hitch # DM8550024 for a 2017 Ford F-250 short bed with the factory puck system. There is some adjustability in the T-bolts should the slight height difference be an issue which I do not anticipate.
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  • Is The Reese Elite 5th Wheel Sliding Hitch Availability Without Wiring Harness For 2017 Ford F-250?
  • Reese includes that wiring harness with all of their Elite line of hitches for Factory Rail Kits. The Reese Elite Series Pre-Assembled 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider, Wiring Harness - Single Jaw - 18,000 lbs # RP30144, will have the harness which you can choose to use or not use. We don't have the hitch available without that harness.
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  • Will Curt A20 5th Wheel Hitch for GM Factory Prep Package Fit 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 Short Bed
  • As long as your 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 short bed has the factory prep package then the Curt A20 5th wheel trailer hitch # C16064 will fit. The reason it doesn't come up in the fit guide is because we don't usually link non-slider hitches for short bed trucks because of the turning clearance issue. But if your 5th wheel trailer is narrow enough or has the tapered front end designed for short bed trucks then a fixed hitch will be fine.
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  • Reducing Fifth Wheel Chucking in Trailer Setup that Includes Pro Series 20k Slider Hitch
  • The biggest factor in chucking is the jaw design of the fifth wheel hitch. The Pro Series fifth wheel hitches like what you have are an economical option that aren't going to give you the smoothest ride quality. When you combine that with the fact that slider hitches have more movement in them due to more moving parts I believe we have your problem narrowed down to the hitch. So ideally you would go to a long bed truck so that you can use a stationary hitch that has a better jaw design....
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  • Which 5th Wheel Lube Plate to Use with Pro Series Slider Hitch PS30094
  • The Pro Series 15K Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch # PS30094 can use 10-inch lube plate # RP83002. This is a less messy alternative to hitch lubricant products like bio-based grease # L10337.
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  • Recommended Reese or Husky 5th-Wheel Hitch for 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 w/ 6-1/2 Foot Bed
  • Both Reese and Husky offer a few different 5th-wheel trailer hitch options for your 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 with a 6-1/2 foot bed. For a Reese hitch, I recommend the Reese Titan 16 # RP30869 along with the custom installation rails # RP56001-53. This sliding hitch will give you an additional 11 inches of clearance for making sharp turns and has a 16,000 pound gross towing weight capacity. The Curt also has a really nice cushioned double pivoting head and a premium dual-jaw system that...
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  • Recommended Best Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch For 2011 Chevy Silverado 2500 With 6-1/2 Foot Bed
  • The best sliding 5th wheel hitch for your 2011 Chevy Silverado 2500 with 6-1/2 foot bed is the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider - Single Jaw - Underbed - 21,000 lbs # DM8550037 with custom underbed mount # DM8551002. This hitch has 14 inches of travel front to back and automatically moves when making turns to give you adequate clearance. This hitch won't require you to get out of your truck to hit a lever and then slowly move forward or backwards to get the hitch...
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  • Recommendation for a 5th Wheel Hitch to Fit a 2017 Ford F-350 6-3/4 Ft. Bed With Factory Rail Kit
  • Both the Curt Q20 hitch with Slider, # C16530-16020, and the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel, # DM8550038, will fit your 2017 Ford F-350 with the Ford Prep package. Both will allow to make your turns and at the same time ensure that you have enough clearance between your trailer and truck. Between the two, I like the Demco hitch. The Autoslide feature allows you to make your turns with every leaving the cab of the truck. This hitch will allow you not to worry about if you need to...
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  • Comparing the Reese Titan and Curt A16 Slider 5th Wheel Hitches for a 2017 Ram 2500 Short Bed
  • Fifth wheel trailer hitches themselves are not vehicle specific. The installation kits are. So you can use the Reese Titan 16K slider # RP30869 as long as the installation kit used is a fit for your 2017 Ram 2500 short bed. For your truck use install kit # RP50054-58. The Curt A16 # C16521 will also work with your truck and will also fit the Reese installation kit mentioned above. Between the 2 hitches I would go with the Curt A16. It is a great value and it has 1 inch more travel than...
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  • Will the Demco 13K HiJacker 5th Wheel Hitch Fit Reese Rails in a 2010 Toyota Tundra 5-1/2 Foot Bed
  • Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # DM8550040 will fit in the Reese rails in installation kit # RP50084-58 for your 2010 Toyota Tundra with 5-1/2 foot bed. The rails in both the Demco kit and Reese kit are what is called industry standard rails so they can accept any hitch that fits these rails including the HiJacker. There is no drilling into the frame required for the Reese custom kit. I have linked the instructions for you.
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  • Recommended Ffith Wheel Hitch For 2012 Chevrolet Silverado Short Bed
  • The fifth wheel hitch I recommend for your 2012 Silverado 2500 is the Demco Hijacker Autoslide, part # DM8550022. This hitch slides automatically so you do not have to manually operate a slider. It gives you an additional 14 inches of clearance for executing turns. It slides toward the tailgate when you make a turn and then returns when you straighten out. The installation kit you need is part # DM8551002. This kit gives you full bed access when you are not towing and requires no drilling...
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  • Demco Sliding Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch to Tow 10,000 Pound Trailer with 2016 Ford F-250
  • There is no reason you need to go with a heavier rated fifth wheel hitch if your trailer weighs 10,000 pounds. However, you mentioned a Demco and the lowest rated Demco for your 2016 Ford F-250 with the factory rail kit is the # DM8550024 which is rated for 18,000 pounds. It's worth mentioning that there's no harm in going with a higher rated hitch, especially if it has other features you are interested in. The Demco Hijacker Autoslide slides up to 14 inches, which is more than a lot...
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  • Would a Slider Hitch Allow Clearance For Truck Bed Tool Box Around Corners
  • A slider hitch would be a solution to allow your trailer to have the needed clearance to fit around your tool box. If I were in the market for a slider hitch I would easily pick the Demco Hijacker Autoslide part # DM8550034. This hitch will automatically slide back as you make tight turns to allow you the turning clearance you need. This hitch will slide back 14 inches so you might measure to make sure that would be enough clearance.
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  • Adjustable Height Fifth Wheel Hitch for Towing Fifth Wheel with Fixed Pin Box
  • Just from looking at the picture you sent it it does not appear the pin box of the trailer is adjustable. The good news is we carry fifth wheel hitches that have adjustable heights so that you can tow your trailer home. For example the Reese Titan 16 # RP30866 has an adjustable height of 14 to 18 inches.
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  • Availability of Automatic Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2007 Dodge Ram 2500
  • Yes, the Demco Hijacker Auto Slide part # DM8550022 can be installed in the bed of your 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 short bed and is an automatic sliding hitch that will slide back as you make tight turns. The rail kit you would need is the part # DM8551005 which is an underbed kit that will leave your truck bed less restricted when the hitch is removed that above the bed rail kits. This is a custom fit rail kit to which means it will install easier than a universal and will minimize drilling. I...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 with Factory Rail Kit
  • We have fifth wheel hitches that will fit the factory rail kit of your 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 directly but we do not have adapters that will adapt your Reese hitch to fit the truck. Instead you would want the B and W Companion hitch part # BWRVK3700 which will fit the rail kit directly and provide you with the nicest fifth wheel hitch on the market. Many in the RV world swear by the Companion hitches so we recommend them highly as they have proven to work very well.
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  • Is Sliding 5th Wheel Needed with Tapered-Nose 5th Wheel Trailer Towed by Short-Bed Pickup
  • Some late-model 5th wheel trailers do have a tapered front that provides better turning clearance for towing with a short bed truck. Some very-short-bed pickups with a 5-1/2-foot bed would potentially still need a sliding hitch - even with a tapered-nose trailer. For a standard non-tapered trailer your pickup would definitely require a slider hitch such as the Demco Hijacker Autoslide # DM8550038. But for your 6-3/4-foot-bed F-350 the B&W Companion # BWRVK3300 fixed hitch will ensure...
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  • 2014 Ram 3500 pulling 2017 Forrest River WolfPack 285pack13
  • The Curt Q20 # C16530-16021 that you are asking about has built-in cushioning that helps absorb road shock, because of this it is not compatible with rotating pin boxes like the Reese Sidewinder, Reese Revolution, and 5th Airborne Sidewinder. I called Forest River to verify what kind of pin box that your WolfPack 285Pack13 Toyhauler uses and my contact said that it uses a standard pin box. The Curt Q20 will work great with your trailer on your 2014 Ram 3500. If your Ram doesn't have...
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  • Reese Elite 5th Wheel Hitch Compatibility with Chevrolet and GMC Pickups
  • The Reese Signature and Elite series 5th wheel hitches are essentially the same products. Reese 18K Elite Sliding 5th wheel hitch # RP30144 drops into the under-bed OEM puck system which is similar to the aftermarket kit # RP30061. This hitch and under-bed kit fit the 2007 Silverado Classic 2500 with 6-1/2-foot bed and also fit the 2010 Sierra 2500 HD with 6-1/2-foot bed. For an in-bed wiring harness for the 2010 Sierra you can use # 50-97-410.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Rail Kit Recommendation for 2014 Ford F-250 Short Bed for Use w Reese Revolution
  • All of the parts you mentioned would work well for your 2014 Ford F-250. Since you have a Reese Revolution pin box the stationary hitch # RP30866 would be the correct hitch, the rail kit part # RP56016-53 is a confirmed custom install rail kit for your truck and the wedge part # RP30865 is the correct one for the Titan hitch you mentioned. The fifth wheel wiring part # 41157 is also a fit for your truck too.
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  • 5th Wheel Rail Kit and Hitch Recommendation for 2016 Ram 2500 for Use with Reese Revolution Pin Box
  • You will have to remove the B and W gooseneck to install a set of fifth wheel rails. I wish there was a different way but it's the only way you'll be able to install the hitch. For a custom fifth wheel rail kit you would want the part # RP50054-58 which is confirmed as a fit for your 2016 Ram 2500. Then you can use a stationary hitch like the part # RP30866 which will work well for you. It has a cushioned head and a 360 degree contact jaw system that provides great contact and a smooth...
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  • 24k Fifth Wheel Hitch that Fits Directly to 2017 Ram 3500 Factory Rail Kit
  • We have one 24k fifth wheel hitch that fits the factory rail kit you have installed in the bed of your 2017 Ram 3500, but there isn't a way to adapt a Signature Series fifth wheel hitch fit the wider spaced out pucks of the Ram rail kits. Instead we have the Curt 24k fifth wheel hitch part # C16545-16021 which will attach directly to the truck's rail kit and will work well.
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  • Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for 2011 Ford F-150 with 5-1/2 foot Bed
  • Yes we have fifth wheel hitch options that would work well on your 2011 Ford F-150 with a 5-1/2 foot bed. Since your truck bed is so short there is only one slider hitch we offer that will slide far enough back to give you the needed clearance to make tight turns. For that you would want the Demco Hijacker part # DM8550041 which actually automatically slides as you make tight turns which is an added benefit. For the rail kit you would need the part # DM8551001 which is a custom fit kit...
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  • Does Pro Series Slider Fifth Wheel Hitch PS30121 Come Pre Assembled
  • The Pro Series Hitch part # PS30121 does require assembly. The slider will need to attach to the crossmember and the crossmember to the head of the hitch. In the instructions link that I attached you can see the install process outlined. It's pretty basic and wouldn't be too difficult at all.
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  • Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch and Install Rail Kit for a 2011 Ford F-150 with 5-1/2 Foot Bed
  • Yes, there is a custom install kit for fifth wheel hitch on your 2011 Ford F-150 with the 5-1/2 foot bed. You can use # RP50081-58. As for the Curt E16 Fifth Wheel Sliding Hitch # 16516 can be an issue in a 5-1/2 foot bed. One problem is the hitch often slides back far enough to make contact with the tailgate. Another that even with the slider there still isn't enough clearance to make a 90 degree turn. The best way to tow a fifth wheel trailer with your truck is to use a fixed...
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  • Problems Mounting Curt E16 5th-Wheel Hitch to Rails on 2010 Dodge Ram 3500
  • It's difficult to say what could be causing the problem you are having installing your Curt E5 Fifth Wheel Hitch # C16115 without knowing the manufacturer of the existing rails on the 2010 Dodge Ram Pickup. The Curt E5 is compatible with above-bed base rails by B&W, Curt, Demco, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese and Valley but it's possible the particular rails on your truck are simply not compatible. The front and rear rail should be 22 inches apart when measured from the center of...
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  • Height Differences For Curt A16 5th Wheel Hitch In Slider Versus Non-Sliding Application With Ram
  • The Curt A16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 16,000 lbs # C16520-16021 is adjustable from 13 inches high to 17 inches high. The Curt A16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Slider - Dual Jaw - 16,000 lbs, # C16521 for above bed rails or adapter rails is adjustable from 17-1/2 inches high to 21-1/2 inches high. The adapter rails for the sliding hitch into the factory pucks is # C16022 For your Ram truck. I couldn't find the 16043 legs, but # C16021 are the...
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  • Compatibility of Sidewinder Pin Box & Curt A16 Fixed 5th Wheel Hitch
  • The Curt A16 5th wheel fixed hitch and install kit for the Ram trucks with factory prep, part # C16520-16021, is a good choice for your Ram 2600 since you intend to use a Sidewinder replacement pin box on your Arctic Fox 5th wheel. The combination of a fixed hitch with Sidewinder # RP61412 will give you 22-inches of additional turning clearance, as compared to the clearance provided from most sliders, which is about half that amount. This Sidewinder pin box will bolt up right in place...
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  • Recommended Adapter to Use Reese Standard 5th-Wheel on 2017 Ford F-250 with Factory Rail Kit
  • To use your Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # RP30047 on your new 2017 Ford F-250 with the factory rail kit, you will just need the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter # RP30156. This will mount to the rails on your truck via the Power Puck system and is compatible with your Reese 5th-wheel trailer hitch. I have included a demonstration video of this product for you to review. Since your F-250 has a shorter bed, you might also consider a sliding hitch like the Reese # RP30051. This...
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  • Is Locking Plate Required for Rota-Flex Pin Box Used with Demco 18K Autoslider 5th Wheel Hitch
  • Demco's automatic 18K Hijacker sliding hitch # DM8550034 and matching installation kit for your Ram2500 with factory prep, part # DM6099, are an excellent choice for your Grand Design 5th wheel with Rota-Flex pin box. This slider provides 14-inches of additional turning clearance, more than most, and it is USA-made. The outrigger bar does not require drilling into the truck bed; it rests on top of the bed. Locking plates are required for use with certain cushioned pin boxes such as the...
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  • American Made Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation with Great Jaw Design
  • Not all fifth wheel jaws are created equal. Some are designed to be lower priced but they will allow quite a bit more noise and "chucking", others are much nicer and will provide a much smoother ride quality. You should note that slider hitches in general have more moving parts so they make more noise/have more movement. Just going to a stationary hitch will make an improvement. For an American made fifth wheel hitch with an excellent jaw design we have the B and W Patriot # BWRVK3200...
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit and Slider Hitch Recommendation for 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • First you will need a fifth wheel rail kit that will allow you to mount the hitch to the truck bed. For that you would want a custom install kit like part # RP50064-58. Then for a hitch you will need a slider hitch so that you can make tight turns. For that the Reese 16k hitch part # RP30051 would be a great option. This hitch has a great jaw design that provides a solid connection between the trailer and the hitch to minimize noise and movement.
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  • Towing a Fifth Wheel Trailer with a 2007 Dodge Ram Mega Cab with a 6 Foot Bed
  • You can tow a fifth wheel trailer with a 2007 Dodge Ram Mega Cab that has a 6 foot bed. Unless your trailer has a Sidewinder or Revolution pin box already you're going to need a sliding fifth wheel hitch like the Reese Titan # RP30869. The Titan will travel 11 inches to give you more clearance making tight turns. Use # RP50140-58 for the custom install kit. Another option is the Demco Hijacker Autoslide # DM8550037. The Hijacker travels 14 inches but the best part is that it slides...
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  • Height Settings for Curt and B&W 5th Wheel Hitches for 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500 with Factory Pucks
  • The 13-1/2 to 17-1/2 inch height adjustment measurements for Curt 5th wheel trailer hitch # C16520-16025 were taken in house and are the correct measurements. There is a height setting of 15-1/2 on this hitch. And for B&W hitch # BWRVK3700 the middle setting is 17-3/4 inches. Also keep in mind that on most 5th wheel trailers the pin box can be adjusted up and down. Measuring for the height of the hitch does not take into account how much the truck will squat once the trailer is coupled....
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  • Comparison Of B&W Patriot 18K And Reese Titan 16K Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitches
  • You will not go wrong in choosing either the B&W Patriot, part # BWRVK3270, or the Reese Titan, part # RP30869 fifth wheel hitches for your 2011 GMC 2500 with the 6-1/2 ft bed. Both hitches feature deal jaws for 360-degree jaw to king pin contact which means less chucking and jarring. The B&W features 12 inches front to back travel where the Titan features 11 inches. The gross towing capacity for the B7W is 18,000-lbs and the Reese hitch has 16,000-lbs capacity. The custom installation...
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  • Recommendations for Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Hitch on 1999 Ford F-350 Short Bed
  • The best option to tow both a gooseneck and 5th-wheel trailer with your 1999 Ford F-350 with 6-3/4 foot bed is to use the B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider # BWRVK3400-5W along with the underbed installation kit # BWGNRK1108-5W. This is a great sliding 5th-wheel hitch that will give you an additional 12 inches of clearance for making sharp turns with your truck's shorter bed. The hitch has a gross towing weight of 20,000 pounds and vertical load limit of 5,000 pounds. The...
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  • Recommendation for a 5th Wheel Slider Hitch to Fit a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab
  • We carry a large selection of 5th wheel slider hitches that will fit your 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 with the Mega Cab. I will give you a few recommendations for you to review. Curt has the A16 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider, # C16521, and the custom install kit for the Dodge Ram, # C16420-204. The A16 is rated 16K and will give a 12 inches of slider travel from front to back. Curt also has the Q20 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider, # C16536. You will use the same install kit # C16420-204. The Q20 has...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2017 Ford F-350 Short Bed with Factory Rail Kit
  • We have a few options for hitches that fit the factory rail kit of your 2017 Ford F-350 short bed with the factory rail kit. Since you have a short bed truck you will have to go with a slider hitch so that you have turning clearance between the trailer and the cab of your truck. My favorite hitch to recommend is the Demco Hijacker AutoSlide part # DM8550038 which automatically slides as you go around corners instead of requiring you to get out and manually operate the slider. This fits...
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  • Towing Capacity of 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
  • From my research the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD maxes out at 14,800 pounds. However, the best way to find what your truck can tow is to check the truck's gross combined weight rating (GCWR) which can usually be found on the specs sticker in the driver's side door jamb. The GCWR is the amount of weight the entire setup can be including the weight of the truck, trailer, and everything and everybody in both of them. Once you have the GCWR load your truck like you would when you're...
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  • How to Correct Fifth Wheel Fishtailing on Lifted Trailer
  • Tall/lifted trucks are not ideal for towing since they can lead to an out-of-level (nose high) condition on the trailer, which in turn can lead to issues with sway. Even though you have taken steps to get the trailer level again (the axle over-under kit, which gets you a few inches of additional height, and the pin box adjustment) you then still have a related problem: a higher center of gravity for the entire towing system, truck and trailer. The higher the trailer's center of gravity...
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  • Recommendation for a Slider 5th Wheel Hitch to Fit a 2016 Ford F-250 With Factory Rail Kit
  • We offer several options in a 5th wheel slider hitch that will fit your 2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty truck. I recommend the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Hitch, # DM8550024 the 18K model or # DM8550038 the 21K model. Both hitches are designed to mount directly to the Ford factory puck system that is installed on your truck. The Hijacker also offers the single jaw design that is designed to wraparound your trailers king pin and provide a secure connection between trailer and hitch. The...
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  • Recommended Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for 2017 GMC Denali 2500 with Factory Prep Kit & 6.5-Ft Bed
  • For your 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 with factory 5th wheel prep and 6-1/2-foot bed you will need a slider type hitch to provide enough turning clearance for low-speed turns. All suitable options are shown on the linked page. Since your trailer weight is in the range of 11K, I suggest the Curt 16K-rated hitch # C16521 along with the matching installation kit # C16023. The install kit drops right into your factory pucks and the hitch then drops right in to the install kit. This Curt hitch...
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  • Curt Q24 and Q25 Fifth Wheel Hitch Comparison for 2016 GMC Sierra 3500 w/ Factory Rail Kit
  • The only real difference between the Curt Q24 # C16545-16025 and Q25 # C16069 Fifth Wheel Hitches are the weight capacity, as you mentioned in your question. The Curt Q24 has a 6,000 pound tongue weight capacity and 24,000 pound gross towing weight, while the Q25 has a tongue weight capacity of 6,250 pounds and gross towing weight of 25,000 pounds. Both 5th-wheel hitches are designed to work with the factory rail kit on your 2016 GMC Sierra 3500 and have the nice 2-jaw locking system that...
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  • Will Reese Titan 16k Fifth Wheel Hitch Fit Rails a Pro Series Slider Fit
  • Yes, if you have a set of rails that a Pro Series or Reese 15k slider hitch fit in your 2015 Ram 1500 then the Reese Titan 16k part # RP30869 that you referenced would easily fit as it is designed to fit the same rail design/dimensions.
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  • Compatibility of 5th Wheel Factory Prep Kits with 5th Wheel Hitches
  • The 5th wheel hitches we offer that fit specific factory-installed prep packages, such as the B&W # BWRVK3300 which is specific to the Ford factory prep, are limited to use in that prep kit. For the Ram factory prep package the B&W # BWRVK3600 offers the direct fit. The only truly universal type of 5th wheel hitch is the ISR type (industry standard rails) like # C16120 that will fit into any brand of standard above-bed rails. There are adapters that allow an ISR hitch to be installed...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Slider Hitch to Replace 14-Year-Old Reese Hitch
  • I would say your 14-year-old Reese 5th wheel hitch has done its duty for you, lasting over the course of three trailers! That's pretty good. You obviously took very good care of it. But a new 5th wheel hitch will likely have additional features not included on your Reese, and so a new hitch will benefit you not only from being brand new with nice, tight tolerances all around, but also potentially from having additional user-friendly features like a fully-articulating head (for easier...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2017 Ford F-350 with Factory Rail Kit
  • For your 2017 Ford F-350 with the factory rail kit the hitch I would recommend is the B and W Companion part # BWRVK3300. The Companion hitches are commonly regarded as the nicest fifth wheel hitches on the market and this one will fit your factory rail kit directly without needing any adapters so it would be the perfect solution.
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  • Comparing Sidewinder Pin Box to Auto-Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for Ram 2500
  • You are correct that 5th wheel towing with your 6-foot-bed Ram 2500 will require either a sliding 5th wheel hitch and standard pin box or a trailer that has a Revolution/Sidewinder pivoting pin box along with a fixed hitch. Either way you will gain the extra turning clearance you need for low-speed maneuvers. The auto-sliding 5th wheel hitch I suggest is the Demco Hijacker, which provides 14-inches of extra turning clearance along with its automated slider function. In your truck you...
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  • Recommended 5th-Wheel Hitch for 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 with Factory Rail Kit and Sidewinder
  • Both the B&W 20K Companion # BWRVK3700 and the Curt Q24 # C16545-16025 mentioned in your question are great 5th-wheel trailer hitches. I recommend the B&W # BWRVK3700 for a few reasons. The primary and most important difference between the two when considering your particular setup, is that the Curt Q24 is actually not compatible with a Sidewinder Pin Box. The B&W Companion will work with your Sidewinder without any issues. Aside from that, B&W also has a great reputation in the...
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  • B&W Companion Fifth Wheel Hitch With Factory Puck System Compatibility With Revolution Pin Box
  • Your B&W Companion Hitch # BWRVK3600 is compatible with a Revolution Pin Box on your Rockwood 2650 WS fifth wheel trailer using the 5th Airborne Custom Wedge for B&W Fifth Wheels # SWW-06. The sticker you are referring to is put on all the Companion hitch heads, but this compatibility is only and issue with the Companion hitches that attach into the B&W gooseneck systems. This won't be an issue with your Companion with the factory puck system. You do have the option of locking the...
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  • Troubleshooting Excess Slack In Demco Hijacker Autoslide Fifth Wheel Hitch Head
  • I called my contact at Demco and asked about the slack you said you have with the # DM8550038 on your 2016 F-250. On the forward side of the hitch(closest to the cab) there is a bolt you can make a bit of adjustment with to tighten the head up. My contact said you would need to loosen the jamb nut first and then turn the bolt 1/8 of a turn at a time, then tighten the jamb nut and see if that eliminates the problem. That should take care of any of the slack you said the hitch has. If...
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