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Ram 3500 Fifth Wheel Videos

Demco 5th Wheel Underbed Rail Kit Installation - 2013 Ram 3500

Today on our 2013 RAM 3500, we're going to take a look at installing the Demco Underbed Rail and Install Kit for the Demco Hijacker UMS Fifth Wheel and Gooseneck Trailer Hitches, part number DM8551006. With your under mount system, it's going to allow you to mount the Demco Hijacker UMS Double Pivot Fifth Wheel Chariot. Now without our hitch installed, we have some rubber plugs that are going to go over the holes, help keep out dirt and debris. You want to make sure you keep this area in here lubed up where your pins will fit, just to keep corrosion out. This fifth wheel hitch is designed to carry 21,000 pounds. It's got a 360 degree jaw to king pin contact.



Fifth Wheel Hitch Installation - 2015 Ram 3500

Today on our 2015 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty Crew Cab we're going to be installing the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package vehicles, rated for 25,000 pounds, part number BWRVK3600. There's a handle on each side that has the black rubber piece on it. As you lift up, that's what releases it so that when you set it down on, it catches and locks it in place. You'll then need to take the pin, go back through, put your clip in. You need to do that for both sides. Now the head can pivot forward and backwards. Now that we have the head attached, to release the jaws so that you can hook up your camper or trailer, you remove the pin.



B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Ram 3500

Today on this 2011 Dodge Ram pickup 3500 series crew cab we're going to install part number BWRVK3500-5W. We want to make sure we remove the gooseneck ball. At this point we can go ahead and start working with our 5th wheel companion hitch. We're going to start off our hitch partially assembled already. So we see an extra set of hands to help hold it and put it into the bed of the truck and then we'll go ahead and put it into our hitch. Initially in place, we want to make sure that our pads are in the truck of the bed itself. Tighten down the hardware to secure our pads. We're lucky our bolts actually got a little bit of bind so we can just tighten them down from the top.





Ram 3500 Fifth Wheel Questions and Answers


  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2016 Ram 3500 with Factory Installed 5th Wheel Prep Package
  • There are actually several hitches available now that fit directly into the 2016 Ram factory OEM prep package. There is also an option to use a special adapter if you already have a hitch or if you plan on getting a slider hitch (for short bed trucks). The hitches that fit directly are: # BWRVK3600, rated for 25K # C16545-16021, rated for 24K # C16530-16021, rated for 20K # C16520-16021, rated for 16K, dual jaw # C16515-16021, rated for 16K, slide-bar jaw You can also use adapter...
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  • Gooseneck Ball for a 2016 Ram 3500 with 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Factory Prep Package
  • There are a couple of ball kit options that fit the factory 5th wheel and gooseneck prep package on your 2016 Ram 3500. I recommend the Curt kit, # C60618, which is the ball, safety chain tie downs, and a cover for the ball hole when the ball is not being used. (None of balls the fit the OEM system will hide in the ball cavity like the Turnover ball hitches from B&W.) You can also use the Reese kit # RP30140 which also includes the tie downs and cover but also includes a storage bag....
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  • Availability of Cushioned 5th Wheel Hitch That Fits 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 Factory Tow Package
  • We do not currently offer any air ride 5th wheel hitches, but I do have an option for your 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 with factory 5th wheel prep package. I recommend the Curt 20K # C16530-16021, because this dual jaw 5th wheel hitch has cushioned 360-degree head with smooth 360-degree movement not just front-to-back and side-to-side tilting. The dual jaw locking system also provides a 360-degree jaw-tow-king-pin contact. This Curt 5th wheel hitch is also available in 16K # C16520-16021 and...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit Recommendation for 2015 Ram 3500
  • Your RBW 16K Xtender Fifth Wheel Hitch is designed to work with standard base rails. I recommend using custom fit installation rails on your 2015 Ram 3500. The Demco Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit # DM8552026-71 you referenced would work for your Ram and your RBW hitch. For base rails with an easier installation, I recommend the Reese Quick-Install Custom Base Rails and Outboard Installation Kit # RP56010-53. The outboard mounting brackets provides easier access to mounting...
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  • Can 5th Wheel Rails/Brackets from 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Mega Cab Fit 2015 Ram 3500 Dually
  • The Husky 5th wheel installation kits that fit your 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Mega Cab are parts # HT31413-686 for the no-drill kit and # HT31565-686 for the kit that requires drilling. Neither of these kits is transferrable to your new 2015 Ram 3500 long bed dually. For your new 2015 Ram 3500 dually long bed we offer one installation kit option that is compatible with the dual-rear-wheel configuration and this is part # BWGNRK1314-5W from B & W. This install kit will not work with your industry-standard...
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  • Clearance Between Fifth Wheel Trailer and Rear of 2015 Ram Cab
  • Fifth Wheel hitches are not universal fits, so you will want to make sure that your hitch is compatible with your 2015 Ram 3500. Part RVK3000. That is an older Companion hitch that is now obsolete. You can use that on your truck if you have a Turnoverball hitch, but you will need a special foot plate kit that you can only get directly from B&W. Otherwise the B&W Companion hitch that is a fit for your 2015 Ram 3500 with 8 Foot Bed without Factory Rail Kit is # BWRVK3500-5W and Custom...
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  • Gooseneck Hitch and Andersen Ultimate Connection for a 2015 RAM 3500
  • Actually if you are planning on using the Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection # AM3225 in the bed of your 2015 RAM 3500 Mega Cab you would need a gooseneck hitch. For that I would recommend the B and W Gooseneck hitch part # BWGNRK1314. I attached an install video for you to check as well.
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  • Custom Fit 5th Wheel Base Rails and Installation Kit for 2015 Ram 3500
  • The 5th wheel hitch base rails and custom installation kit I recommend for your 2015 Ram 3500 is the Reese Quick-Install Custom Base Rails and Outboard Installation Kit # RP56010-53. The custom installation brackets will not require you to drill into your vehicle's frame, and the outboard orientation of the brackets will make it easier to access the installation hardware. These base rails are industry standard rails, so they will work well for your Husky 24K 5th Wheel Hitch. If you're...
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  • 5th Wheel Installation Kit for a 2015 Ram 3500 Dually Short Bed
  • As long as your 2015 Ram 3500 dually short bed does NOT have the 4 pucks (factory 5th wheel prep package) then you will be able to install a 5th wheel installation kit such as # RP50085-58. I do believe that models that do not have the prep package all have that beefy cross member that you are referring to. I have included a link to the installation instructions for you.
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2015 Ram 3500 Dually Long Bed with Factory Prep Package
  • If the Ram 3500 has the factory prep package with the 4 pucks then there are 5th wheel trailer hitches that will fit directly into the pucks. Below are the hitches that will fit directly in to the pucks: Reese 20K # RP30160 Curt 16K with slide-bar jaw # C16515-16021 Curt 16K with dual jaw # C16520-16021 Curt 20K # C16530-16021 Curt 24K # C16545-16021 B&W 25K # BWRVK3600 Out of these options I recommend the B&W hitch since it has the highest capacity and the most adjustability...
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  • Availability of 5th Wheel Frame Brackets to Install Pullrite 2900 on a 2015 Ram 3500
  • The Pullrite 2900 is designed for industry standard 5th wheel rails, so it would work with the Curt # C16426-204 install kit you mentioned. For just the frame brackets and hardware, you'd need part # C16426. However, because the Curt frame brackets and your existing bed rails (assuming they weren't manufactured by Curt) have not been tested together, so their capacity as a unit would be unknown. This is why we recommend using bed rails and frame brackets from the same manufacturer so...
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit and Hitch Recommendation for 2015 RAM 3500 Short Bed
  • The Curt fifth wheel rail kit part # C16426-204 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for your 2015 Ram 3500 short bed and will work with your Reese Slider hitch part # RP30051. As long as you get the Pullrite hitch that is designed for industry standard fifth wheel rails it will fit this rail kit. Another option you have is the Demco Hijacker part # DM8550034. This is an auto slide hitch similar to the Pullrite that doesn't require a capture plate be installed on the fifth...
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  • Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for 2015 Ram 3500
  • At this time there isn't a universal base rail kit available for the 2015 Ram 3500 but I do have a solution. Take a look at the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit, # C16426-204. This kit requires no drilling which means installation time is nearly cut in half and it is compatible with the Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley fifth wheel hitches. I have attached the installation instructions as well as a video for you.
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation for Husky Hitch in a 2015 Ram 3500 Short Bed
  • If your Ram 3500 short bed does not have the underbed hitch prep package all you would need is the Husky Custom Install kit part # HT32221-686. If you have the hitch prep package you would instead want the rail kit part # RP30154. This will fit in the pucks you have in the bed of your truck and will allow your hitch to install.
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  • Is there a Reese Underbed 5th Wheel Rail Kit for a 2015 Ram 2500 and Signature Series Hitch
  • The only below the bed 5th wheel installation kit for the 2015 Ram 3500 short bed is going to actually be a B&W set up # BWGNRK1384-5W which you could then only use with the companion hitch # BWRVK3500-5W. There isn't a Reese below the bed kit available that is going to work with your Signature Series hitch. Another option is to use the Signature Series head you have, put it on center section # 58293, and attach that to slider base # RP50024 (the slider base would be needed for a short...
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  • Will 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Install Kit from a 2013 Ram 2500 Fit a 2015 Ram 3500
  • Like you said, the brackets required to install a 5th wheel hitch are different between the 2013 and 2015 Ram trucks so the kit off of a 2013 will not fit a 2015. For the 2015 Ram 3500 short bed you would need kit # RP56010-53. I have included links to the installation instructions for you.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch Frame Bracket/Bed Rail Kit for 2015 Ram 3500 Short Bed
  • Assuming your hitch is compatible with industry standard bed rails, we have several different choices of install bracketry/bed rails. Curt provides a reasonably priced custom bracket kit that doesn't require drilling into the truck frame, part # C16426-204. You'll need to drill down through the truck bed to connect the bed rails to the frame brackets, but the fact that you won't need to drill into the truck frame will save about 2 hours of the install for you. You can see the installation...
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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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  • Will a Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Fit Curt Installation Kit Rails in a Dodge Ram 3500
  • Yes, your Reese 5th wheel trailer hitch, # RP30047, will fit the Curt above the bed rails in installation kit # C16426-204. The rails will accept Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley hitches that fit in above the bed rails. And the hitch will fit in Curt, Valley, Husky, Draw-Tite, Hidden-Hitch and Reese base rails. So no worries, both items are compatible with each other.
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for 2014 Ram 3500 with OEM Factory Prep Package
  • One option for a 5th wheel trailer hitch that will fit directly into the factory prep package on the 2014 Rams is B and W hitch # BWRVK3600. However, it is not a slider hitch. But if you need additional cab clearance you can use a Sidewinder with this hitch. Sidwinders move the pivot point of the trailer 22 inches from the king pin hitch location. I have included a helpful article that explains Sidewinders in further detail for you. There is another option. You can use adapter #...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Options for a 2014 Ram 3500 Short Bed with OEM Prep Package
  • You have a couple of options since your 2014 Ram 3500 short bed came with the factory prep package. For a hitch that fits directly into the factory prep package you can use Curt 16K hitch # C16515-16021 or # C16520-16021, 20K hitch # C16530-16021, or 24K hitch # C16545-16021. You could also use B&W 25K hitch # BWRVK3600. But with any of the above options, because they are all fixed hitches, you would have to also use a Sidewinder pin box on the trailer. A Sidewinder moves the pivot...
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  • Recommended Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for 2014 Dodge Ram 3500
  • For your 2014 Dodge Ram 3500 Pickup I recommend the Reese Fifth Wheel Installation Kit, part # RP56010-53. This is a custom installation that will cut the installation time in half when compared to universal installation kits. The custom brackets mount to the existing holes in the frame of your truck and minimize cutting and drilling and measuring. This kit includes under-bed brackets, installation hardware and industry-standard base rails that will work with hitches from Curt, Draw-Tite,...
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  • Demco Fifth Wheel Bracket Kit Recommendation that Doesnt Require Frame Drilling
  • I have a no-drill Demco rail kit solution for your 2014 Ram 3500, but the # DM8551006 does require drilling of the frame. However, if you have the UMS hitch this would be your only option. The part # DM8552026 is another option for you to consider as it is a no-drill install. This will fit all fifth wheel hitches that are designed to fit industry standard rails.
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  • Will a Curt 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Installation Kit Fit a 2014 Ram 3500 Dually Long Bed
  • Yes, the Curt 5th wheel trailer hitch installation kit, # C16426-204, will fit your 2014 Ram 3500 dually long bed. I have included a link to the installation instructions for you to view. The rails included with this kit will accept Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, Pro Series and Valley hitches that fit in above the bed rails.
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  • Frame Mounted Brackets to Install Reese 5th Wheel Hitch in 2014 Ram 3500
  • If the bed mounting rails you have are from Reese, you can use the # RP50085 brackets which would require no drilling into the truck frame. The brackets include the hardware to attach to the frame, and the hardware to attach the bed rails to the frame brackets are part # RP58430. The frame bracket hardware and the bed rail hardware are meant for one-time use only.
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  • Can a 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Be Installed on a 2014 or 2015 Ram 3500 with Rambox Side Storage
  • Since you plan on towing a fifth wheel trailer, the best option for the truck you are looking at, is an 8 foot bed without the Rambox. The issue with the Rambox is that the manufacturers of the hitches and installation kits have not tested for fit on models with the Rambox. As you mentioned, the bed is narrower which could interfere with the operation of the fifth wheel locking handle. Another issue you will run into is you will need to replace the OEM pin box with a Sidewinder. The reason...
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  • 20k Slider Hitch Recommendation for a 2014 Ram 3500 with Short Bed and Hitch Prep Package
  • We have just what you need. The first thing you will want is the Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package # RP30154. This will install into the underbed hitch prep pucks to provide you with industry standard rails for a slider hitch to install into. For a slider hitch with 20k capacity I would recommend the Reese 5th Wheel Hitch and Round Tube Slider part # RP30083. This unit has a round tube slider which offers a smoother operation than the square tube...
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  • Will the Curt Rail Kit part # C16426-204 fit Dually Model 2014 Ram 3500
  • Just recently Curt addressed the fit issue that the Curt Fifth Wheel Rail Install kit part # C16426-204 had with dually models of the 2014 Ram 3500 so now the install kit DOES fit the dually models. I attached an install video for this rail kit for you to check out as well. The Curt Q20 Hitch part # C16130 that you also referenced would be a great choice for a hitch as well.
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and Install Kit for a 2014 Ram 3500 Dually Long Bed
  • For your 2014 Ram 3500 you can use Reese custom installation kit # RP56010-53. The great thing about this kit is that it is the easiest kit to install since there is no frame drilling required and the rails are longer to attach to the brackets which mount on the outsides of the frame. If you want a 24K hitch that will also fit these rails the you can use Curt hitch # C16245. It will fit the Reese rails. It also has a 360 degree rotating, cushioned head for ease of hook up and a smooth...
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  • Video Installation of Curt 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Install Kit 16426-204 for a 2013 Ram 3500
  • The video for Curt 5th wheel installation kit # C16426-204 should work in all browsers. However if you have an old version of a browser that could be why it is not coming up. I have included a link to the video to the right. If it continues not to work for you try updating the browser, plug-ins, or try a different browser. I have also linked the installation instructions for you.
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  • PullRite ISR Hitch Compatibility with Curt Rail Kit for a 2013 Ram 3500
  • The ISR series of Pullrite hitches are designed to fit industry standard rails like what come with the Curt Rail Kit part # C16426-204 that you referenced. Also, the # C16426-204 that you referenced is the correct rail kit for your 2013 Ram 3500 without hitch prep so this rail kit would be perfect for you. I attached an install video for this rail kit for you to check out as well. These rails are confirmed to work on hitches that have higher capacities than 20k so you should be fine...
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  • Curt Rail Kit Installation Kit Recommendation for a 2013 Ram 3500 with a Lil Rocker 5th Wheel
  • Typically we recommend keeping manufacturers consistent between fifth wheel hitches and rails, but in your case we do not carry RBW products, nor are they being made anymore, and the Lil Rocker can fit in industry standard rails so I do have a rail kit that would work for you. Check out the Curt Fifth Wheel Rail Kit # C16426-204, the rail of this are compatible with the RBW Lil Rocker and is confirmed to fit in your 2013 Ram 3500.
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  • Curt Rail and Bracket Kit Recommendation for 2013 Ram 3500 Crew Cab 6 1/2 bed 4x4
  • For your 2013 Ram 3500 with a 6-1/2 foot bed and without the factory hitch prep package you would want the Curt Fifth Wheel Installation kit part # C16426-204. The bracket kit you referenced is for the 2500 model Rams and would not be the right hitch for you. We do not carry Pullrite products, but from the research I did the part number 4409 that you referenced is designed to adapt a Pullrite hitch to industry standard rails like the # C16424-204 so it should work for you so that you...
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  • Installation Instructions for Curt 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Install Kit on a 2013 Ram 3500
  • I can certainly provide you with the instructions for Curt 5th wheel trailer hitch install kit # C16426-204. I have included a link to them for you here and they are also linked on the product page. I have also included a link to a video that shows how the kit installs.
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit, Hitch and Sidewinder Recommendation for a 2013 Ram 3500 Short Bed
  • Since you have a Rambox the only solution you have for towing a fifth wheel trailer is to use a Sidewinder pin box like what you said you were interested in. However, you should note that Reese does not confirm that the Sidewinder will work with the Rambox. We have only heard from people who have tried it and it did work for them. Surprisingly there isn't an underbed Reese Elite setup I can recommend for your vehicle. I checked with Reese and the removed their listings for your vehicle. The...
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  • Recommended Installation 5th Wheel Brackets and Wiring for a 2012 Ram 3500
  • A 15K hitch like the Pro Series # PS30093 would be similar to the Draw-Tite or Reese 5th wheel hitch you have because they are all made by the same parent company Cequent. These hitches will fit the industry standard rails, so we will just need to find an installation kit for your 2012 Ram 3500 to make your current hitch work on your new truck. I attached a picture of the dimensions of industry standard fifth wheel rails for you to check out so you can be sure what 15K unit you have will...
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  • Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch and Installation Kit Recommendation for a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500
  • When selecting a 5th wheel trailer hitch installation kit, I always advise getting a custom fit kit over a universal fit kit. The reason is that for a little more money, you get an installation kit that was designed to fit your specific truck which makes installation easier and takes about half the time to install over a universal kit. For your short bed 2012 Dodge Ram 3500, there are several options. The Curt installation kit, # C16420-104, that you have referenced is a good choice....
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch For a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Long Bed Crew Cab
  • For a 5th wheel trailer hitch that will fit in below the bed rails I recommend the Reese Elite Series hitch # RP30142. This hitch has an 18k capacity and fits in the below the bed rails which will leave the truck bed fully accessible just like you want. The installation kit is # RP30074. I have included some links to the installation instructions and a link to a video showing a typical installation. This hitch also comes with an in-bed wiring harness. I have included an additional link...
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  • Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch and Install Kit Recommendation for a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 4x4 Dually Diesel
  • First, since the gross weight of the trailer is over 16,000 pounds, I do recommend going with a hitch that has a higher capacity. For 18K hitches, we have the Elite series but none like the R16, # RP30866. What I recommend is to step up to a 20K, # RP30081 and use the custom installation kit you referenced, # RP50140-58. This will be about the same cost as the R16 and the install kit. Plus, with the higher capacity, should you ever need to tow a heavier 5th wheel, you could. There is...
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  • The Difference Between the B and W Gooseneck Hitches for the 2012 Ram 3500
  • The main difference between the B and W gooseneck hitch part # BWGNRK1313-5W and the part # BWGNRK1308-5W is the installation kits are designed for different engine configurations. The # BWGNRK1313 is designed for diesel engine models, whereas the # BWGNRK1308 is designed for gasoline engines. There are also some other bed length and cab design application differences between the two that if you wanted to email me back with your bed length, engine configuration, whether you have the...
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  • Curt Below Bed 5th Wheel Installation Kit Brackets for a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 with 8 Foot Bed
  • If you have Curt above the bed 5th wheel rails like in kit # C16420-104 that you have referenced then the correct brackets for a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 long bed are # C16420. However, if you have rails from a different manufacturer, you have to match the bracket manufacturer with the rail manufacture. You cannot mix manufacturers because the parts have not been tested together and the capacity of the system will be unknown. I have included a link to the installation instructions for...
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  • Can Reese 5th Wheel Install Kit # RP30035 from 1994 GMC 1500 Fit 2012 Ram 3500
  • The Reese 14K 5th wheel hitch from your 1994 GMC 1500 was most-likely installed with a universal 5th Wheel install kit, part # RP30035, since we do not offer any custom-bracket install kits for that vehicle. However, we do have semi-custom kits for your new truck, the 2012 Ram 3500. If the original installation kit was indeed the universal type then it can be moved to and installed in your new Ram truck. Replacement hardware is available as part # 58164, or hardware plus universal brackets...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and Install Kit for a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel
  • An awesome truck like your 2012 Ram 3500 deserves an equally awesome trailer hitch. What I recommend is the Reese Elite Series installation kit and 5th wheel hitch. The kit is # RP30074 and the benefit is that most of the kit will be below the truck bed so when the hitch is not being used you still have the complete use of the bed. For a hitch take a look at the Reese Elite Series 18K # RP30142. The hitch is rated higher than the stated capacity of the truck as you have indicated so...
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  • Can a 20K Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Fit the Same Rails as a 16K in a 2012 Ram 3500
  • Yes, you can use the 20K Reese 5th wheel trailer hitch with installation kit and rails # RP50140-58. As long as the hitch fits in industry standard above the bed rails there will be no problem. The same rail kit is used for various capacity trailer hitches. be sure to consult the owners manual for the capacity of your 2012 Ram 3500.
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  • Is there Drilling to Install the Curt Custom Rail Kit in the Bed of a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500
  • With a custom fifth wheel install kit like the Curt Custom Rail Kit # C16420-204 that you referenced there will be some drilling involved. But compared to a universal fifth wheel rail kit the drilling required is much less. But yes, you will still need to drill through the bed to attach the above-the-bed rails to the frame brackets. Check out the installation instructions I attached for this product also.
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  • Husky Towing Fifth Wheel Hitch Install Kit for 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 4x4 with 6 Foot Bed
  • Per Husky Towing, the # HT31413-686 is compatible with all 2500 and 3500 models of the 2012 Ram with the 6 foot 4 inch bed. For a 1500 model with the 8 or 6 foot 4 inch bed, use # HT31566-686. The bed rails included with with either kit use industry-standard hole spacing, and would be compatible with Curt, Draw-Tite, Reese and Valley fifth wheel hitches. We recommend using a sliding hitch, such as the Husky # HT31318-32042 with a 26,000 lb capacity or the # HT31326-32042 with a 16,000...
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  • Curt Fifth Wheel Q24 Hitch and Install Rail Kit Recommendation for 2014 Ram 3500 without Hitch Prep
  • As long as your new 2014 Ram 3500 doesn't have the hitch prep package the Curt Install Kit part # C16420-204 would be the correct rail kit for your truck and it would work well with the Curt Q24 Hitch part # C16245 or the slider version of this hitch # C16546 that you have. I attached an install video for the rail kit for you to check out as well.
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  • Finish Difference Between the Curt Custom Install Kits for the 2012 Ram 3500
  • The difference between the Curt rails # C16420-204 and the # C16420-104 is in the finish of the rails. The # C16420-204 has a carbide finish which is more of a matte finish whereas the # C16420-104 has a gloss finish. Either will work fine for you, the choice comes down to which finish you would rather see in the bed of your 2012 Ram 3500 Laramie. These rail kits are confirmed to work with Reese hitches and should work well with your Reese 5th Wheel Hitch.
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  • Slider Companion Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2011 Ram 3500 with B and W Turnover Hitch
  • Since you have a B and W Turnover Gooseneck Hitch installed already then all you would need is the correct Companion hitch. Since you have a short bed truck you need the slider Companion part # BWRVK3400. Around sharp corners you would need to slide the hitch back to give you more clearance and then slide it back forward when you get out of the parking lot.
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  • Curt Q20 5th Wheel Hitch Jaws Do Not Close and Lock Freely On First Try
  • There are a couple of things that could be causing the hitch jaws not to close and or lock when they should. First make sure the handle is always fully extended and the jaws are open and ready to accept the king pin. The trailer skid plate should be 1/2 an inch lower that the hitch skid plate at its lowest point. If the jaws are out of sync or even if you suspect that they may not be lined up correctly here is what you can do. First make sure the flip lock is hanging freely in the clockwise,...
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