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Founded in 1952, Reese has been committed to becoming the leading manufacturer of hitching systems by focusing on quality, innovation and safety. Reese prides themselves on building the most valued, reliable, durable and easy-to-install products.

  • Offers hitches for almost all towing applications
  • Specializes in heavy duty towing products
  • 375,000 square feet manufacturing and warehouse facility
  • Developed the first custom designed bolt on receiver hitch




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  • How is the Rear Rail Placed when Installing the Reese Fifth Wheel Outboard Rail Kit RP56013-53
  • When placing the rear rail with the # RP56013-53 you want to use the recommended dimension from the rear edge of the rear rail (not the center) to the rear edge of the truck bed. To place the front rail you will want to use the hitch for this. You will place the hitch in the rear rail mounting tabs and then will set the front rail wherever the front mounting tabs place it. This will ensure you get the best possible fit for your hitch. I attached an install video for this kit for you...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Installation Kit for 2013 Ram 2500 6-foot Bed
  • The 5th wheel base rail installation kits we offer for the 2005 and 2013 Ram 2500s with 6-foot bed are different. For the 2005 Ram 2500 with 6-foot bed the Curt base rail kit we offer is part # C16420-204. This fits trucks up to the 2012 model year. For the 2013 Ram 2500 with 6-foot bed the Curt base rail kit that fits is part # C16426-204. An installation video is linked for you. If you need a wiring harness for the 2013 Ram you can use part # C56000 which is a simple plug-in...
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  • Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a Ford F-250 Short Bed Towing Camper
  • Since you have a short bed truck you are going to need a slider hitch like the Reese Dual Jaw part # RP30051. The slider hitches allow short bed trucks the ability to make tight turns with fifth wheel hitches attached. If you truck has rails installed in the bed that look like what come with the part # RP30035 you would be good to go and would not need anything else. Since I don't know what year truck you have the best solution I have is the # RP30035 that is a universal rail kit that...
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  • Recommendation for Towing a 5th Wheel with a 2013 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.0L V8 SuperCrew
  • I can help you figure out if your truck will be capable of towing this trailer. First thing I would recommend is to look at the sticker on the door jam of your truck and look for the GCWR (Gross Combined Weight Rating). Then you will want to subtract this number from the GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight). This will tell you exactly how much towing capacity your model of truck has. You will definitely want to make sure that your vehicle has the capacity to tow the Gross Weight of the trailer...
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation for a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500
  • For a fifth wheel rail kit confirmed to fit your 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 you would want the Reese Custom Kit part # RP50040-58 which is a custom fit kit for your truck. A custom fit kit like this will install in less time than a universal kit and will minimize drilling. I attached an install video for this kit for you to check out as well. This will work great with your Reese Fifth Wheel Hitch part # RP30047. However, since your truck is a short bed you will need a slider to allow it to...
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  • Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation to Replace RBW Fifth Wheel Rails in a 2004 Ford F-350
  • The rails you have aren't the industry standard fifth wheel rails so we do not have any gooseneck adapters that would fit it. If your plan is to tow a fifth wheel hitch your best option is going to be to go with a new gooseneck hitch to replace the RBW rails like part # 9460-48 which has been confirmed as a fit for your 2004 Ford F-350 short bed. This is an excellent hitch confirmed to fit your truck. I attached an install video for you to check out as well.
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  • Recommended Goosebox To Replace Lippert 1116 Pin Box On Fifth Wheel Trailer
  • Thanks for the photos of your trailer pin box. That really helps when trying to find the right parts. With the dimensions you provided, it looks like you have a Lippert pin box on your trailer. Using an adapter like you have to attach to your gooseneck will increase the jarring and chucking and can make the ride uncomfortable. I have a solution for you. From the measurements you gave it does look like you have a Lippert 1116. If you double check your measurements before purchasing and...
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation for 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500 Long Bed to Install Valley Hitch
  • The Valley fifth wheel hitches are designed to fit the industry standard fifth wheel rail kits so all your customer needs is a rail kit that uses the industry standard fifth wheel rails. For that we would recommend the custom install kits like part # RP56001-53 as this kit will install in about half the time as a universal kit and will minimize drilling. This rail kit will fit the Valley hitch. I attached an install video for this kit for you to check out as well.
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  • Weight Distribution for a 2004 Chevy Silverado and 4,400 Pound Dry Creekside Travel Trailer
  • To choose a weight distribution system you will need to go by the total tongue weight of the set up. This is calculated by taking the tongue weight of the trailer, when loaded and ready to tow, and adding to that the weight of anything loaded behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. It can be hard to estimate the capacity based on the try weight but some weight distribution systems have a tongue weight range. It is likely that when loaded the tongue weight will be greater than 410 pounds...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for 2015 Ford F-150 Towing 2015 Open Range 319 RLS
  • A 4 wheel drive or 2 wheel drive truck would work just fine to tow your trailer as long as it has enough towing capacity. Typically the 2 wheel drive trucks have a slightly higher towing capacity since they are a bit lighter. Depending on how the truck is equipped it could be rated for towing 5,000 to 9,100 lbs. Your trailer has the 88 degree nose on it which means you do not have to use a slider hitch in your truck if it is a short bed. Slider hitches are bit heavier, more expensive,...
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  • Recommended Sidewinder Pin Box to Replace Leland AF-7910
  • Sidewinder replacement 5th wheel pin boxes like the Reese # RP61410 that you referenced are made to replace specific OEM pin boxes. We do offer several choices in a direct-fit bolt-on Sidewinder pin box to replace your Leland AF-7910, and these are the 16K-rated Reese # ST400-SW16K, their 19K-rated # ST400-SW19K and their 16K Air Ride Sidewinder # ST400-5AS16K which includes an adjustable enclosed air spring for a smoother ride. The Reese # RP61410 you referenced replaces 11 different...
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  • Best Weight Distribution/Sway Control Recommendation for 6,500 lb Trailer
  • The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You will want the loaded tongue weight of your setup to fall right in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system you use. Your tongue weight will most likely...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2005 Toyota 4Runner
  • Most likely yes, but you will need to check the towing capacities of your 2005 Toyota 4Runner in the owners manual to determine exactly what the towing capacities are before. At the very least it would be rated for 5,000 lbs. See page 400 of owners manual. The hitches we offer for your vehicle have more than enough capacity. For example, the Hidden Hitch part # 70779 has a 6,000 lb trailer towing capacity. But that does not necessarily mean your vehicle has the same capacity. Since...
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  • Should the Hitch Ball On The Reese The Goose 5th Wheel Adapter Spin
  • Thank you for the picture of your adapter! The 5th wheel to gooseneck adapter, The Goose, that you bought is part # RP58079. The hitch ball is designed to rotate to reduce binding with the gooseneck coupler. The newer model of the Reese The Goose # RP58079 comes with built-in safety-chain loops. Since your model does not come with this feature, you can use the Reese Safety-Chain Attachment for Gooseneck Hitches # RP50223. These safety chain brackets will install on Reese, Curt, Draw-Tite,...
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  • Should the Hitch Ball On The Reese The Goose 5th Wheel Adapter Spin
  • Thank you for the picture of your adapter! The 5th wheel to gooseneck adapter, The Goose, that you bought is part # RP58079. The hitch ball is designed to rotate to reduce binding with the gooseneck coupler. The newer model of the Reese The Goose # RP58079 comes with built-in safety-chain loops. Since your model does not come with this feature, you can use the Reese Safety-Chain Attachment for Gooseneck Hitches # RP50223. These safety chain brackets will install on Reese, Curt, Draw-Tite,...
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  • 2000 Chevy Express 3500 Collins Body Bus Trailer Hitch Recommendation
  • Since your 2000 Chevy Express 3500 Collins Body Bus has a non-standard trailer frame you are going to need to use a universal style trailer hitch. I spoke to my contacts at Curt and Reese and the only styles of hitches that can be made to fit a service body van like yours are multi-fit hitches like the # 41990 that has a 16k capacity. This is a weld on hitch that would require either the 7 inch drop brackets part # 4907 or the 16 inch brackets part # 4916.
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  • How to Determine Gross Trailer Weight Rating for 1999 Ford F-150 with 5.4L V8 Engine
  • Thank you for providing a photo of your 1999 F-150's door jamb sticker. Usually the Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) of the truck and a hitched trailer is also shown here, along with the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - 6050-lbs in your case. Determining maximum towable trailer weight is usually then a simple matter of subtracting the GVWR from the GCWR. The difference in these two weights is the maximum trailer weight the truck can tow. I checked a few Ford F-150 owner's forums...
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  • Can Bolt-On Chain Hangers be Used on a Jayco 222 Octane SL 2016
  • Yes I believe you are right. Chain hangers # RP58305 would be the way to go. You will need to use the trailer jack to be able to hook up or remove the spring bars but otherwise they are the perfect solution.
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  • Wedge Recommendation for a Husky Fifth Wheel Hitch and a Reese Revolution Pin Box
  • Sounds like you unblocked your Reese Revolution so that it can pivot at the turret instead of at the fifth wheel hitch. The correct wedge for a Husky fifth wheel hitch is the part # SWW-04. This will remove the play that the universal wedge has between it and the fifth wheel hitch.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch Installation Kits for 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Pickup With 6-Foot Bed
  • You can use a semi-custom 5th wheel install kit # RP30035-023 for your older Reese Trail Boss 5th wheel, but you also have an easier option, which is a custom install kit that requires less drilling. Reese kit # RP50140-58 will save you several hours install time by reducing the need for frame drilling, thanks to its included brackets. Universal install kit # RP30035 is not recommended for your truck.
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  • Availability of Extended Pin Box for Fifth Wheel Trailer with Unknown Pin Box
  • In order to pick out an extended pin box for your trailer we first have to figure out what pin box model you currently have. Typically the pin box model is listed on the plate of the pin box. I checked what I could see in the picture you submitted and I couldn't see that information listed there. It looks like you have a telescoping 45 degree pin box, so what you will need to do is check out the help article I attached that details how to measure a pin box to determine what it is. Once...
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  • How to Correct 5th Wheel Trailer That is Nose-High When Used with Gooseneck Hitch and Adapter
  • Thank you for your photo. Towing a 5th wheel trailer with an adapted goose neck hitch can increase the height at the hitch. Some of these adapters do offer height adjustment, such as the Convert-A-Ball Cushioned 5th-Wheel-to-Gooseneck Adapter # CAB-C5G which has 4-inches of height adjustment. But if your trailer remains nose-high you may have a few ways to correct this. The best way to tow a 5th wheel trailer with a goose neck hitch is to replace the pin box and adapter with a Reese...
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  • Could an Extra Bolt Be Added to Reese Fifth Wheel 10 Bolt Rails
  • If you really wanted to add the 6th bolt to each of the rails when you install the part # RP50064-58 you could, but you will have to source the extra bolt. Since the rail system has been designed and tested without the extra bolt you would not really gain anything by adding it. I attached an install video for this rail kit for you to check out as well.
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch Height on 2007 Ford F-350 4x4 With Lift Kit Installed
  • Thank you for your photo of your trailer pin box and truck bed, and by the way, your terminology is just fine! It looks like the pre-owned Ford F-350 you purchased for your 5th wheel towing has had a lift kit installed. This would be why there is only limited space between the king pin on the pin box and the top surface of the truck bed. You are correct to be concerned about maintaining the hitched 5th wheel trailer level with the ground once you install a hitch and couple the trailer...
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  • Would the Hitch Extender # RP11006 Work for Towing a Boat Trailer
  • The Hitch Extender # RP11006 that you referenced will provide you with 18 inches of extension and has GTW rating of 4000 lbs and a tongue weight rating of 400 lbs. If your boat trailer weighs less than both of those figures the extender itself would work. However, when you use a hitch extender like this you end up cutting the capacity of the hitch by 50 percent so you will need to be sure that the vehicle you have has twice the capacity needed.
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  • Reese Weight Distribution Dual Cam Brackets Dislodged from Trailer Frame
  • Thank you for your photo of your Reese Dual Cam Weight Distribution system's cam mount. I spoke to my technical contact at Reese about the issue you had with the hardware and dual cam brackets coming out of their mounting positions on your trailer frame and he suggest you use the Reese Rivet Nuts # RP58507 to re-install your cam brackets. These rivet nuts will require you to enlarge the existing holes in the trailer frame to 11/16-inch to accept the rivet nuts. Please refer to the linked...
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  • Can a 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch be Installed on a Short Bed 2015 Ram 3500 with Ram Boxes
  • Fifth wheel trailer hitch and install manufacturers do not test fit 2015 Ram trucks with the Ram Box feature like the one in your picture. The issue is not about the type of hitch or trailer, it is the decreased bed width on models that have the Ram Box feature. Customers have told us that they can install a 5th wheel hitch on models with Ram Boxes but it is not recommended by hitch manufacturers. What you would have to do is install a 5th wheel trailer hitch installation kit such as...
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  • Can a 5th Wheel Hitch Be Installed on a Lifted 2013 Ford F-350
  • If the lift on your 2013 Ford F-350 is a suspension lift where the bed and frame are still the same distance apart as stock then you will be able to install a 5th wheel trailer hitch. the extra height though may require some adjustments to the height of the hitch and 5th wheel pin box to be able to tow the trailer level. If the lift is a body lift and the bed is further from the frame then you would not be able to install a 5th wheel hitch. For an installation kit I recommend # RP50073-58....
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Install Kit, Brackets Only, and 20K Reese Hitch for 2015 Ram 2500 Long Bed
  • Your hitch has seen better days but maybe it just needs a little cleaning and maintenance to bring it back into good form. Of course going with a new hitch is always an option. And the 20K Reese hitches will fit the rails that you have so no worries there. The bracket kit you will need for your 2015 Ram 2500 long bed is # RP50054. But you will also need hardware kit # RP58430 because the old hardware cannot be reused. If you want to upgrade to the 20K Reese hitch you can use # RP30081...
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  • Husky Fifth Wheel Bracket Kit Recommendation for a 2005 Ford F-250
  • From the picture you submitted it really looks like the rails you have are Husky rails so the # HT31412 bracket kit should fit them. You should verify that they are Husky rails though first as we do not recommend mixing bracket and rail manufacturers. The # HT31412 has been confirmed as a fit for your 2005 Ford F-250 short bed though.
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