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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


  • Towing Capacity and 5th Wheel Hitch Recommendations for a 2016 Ram 3500 Crew Cab Long Bed 4x4 Diesel
  • The problem is that there are several applications like the one you have used and you will get a different answer from each one. But the vehicle manufacturer has already done all of that work for you! The towing capacity is in the owner's manual. You can also look at the sticker in the door jamb. If you subtract the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) from the gross combined weight rating (GCWR) then that will tell you the towing capacity of the truck. But I can tell you now that a 2016...
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  • Can the Head on Pro Series 15K 5th Wheel Hitch Be Removed from the Base
  • Yes, you can remove the head of Pro Series 5th wheel trailer hitch # PS30093 to make removing the whole hitch easier. The head is held to the center sections with pins. The center section is bolted to the legs. So really the hitch could be taken out in 3 sections: the head, the center section, and the legs. The head itself weighs about 40 pounds. The center section weighs about 16 pounds. And the 2 legs make up about 36 pounds (18 pounds each). I have linked a video review of this hitch...
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  • What is the Best Fifth Wheel Hitch to Fit 2016 OEM Ram Factory Fifth Wheel Rail Kit
  • Whenever possible I highly recommend the B and W Companion fifth wheel hitches like the part # BWRVK3600 that is confirmed as a fit for your 2016 Ram 3500 long bed with the factory rail kit. The Companion hitches are often referred to as the nicest fifth wheel hitches around. If you do any online searches for what the best fifth wheel hitch is it's almost unanimous that the Companion hitches are the best. The hitches are a very simple design overall that just works and has a jaw system...
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  • Slider Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for a 2016 Ram 3500 Short Bed
  • We have exactly what you would need. In order to install a slider hitch in the hitch prep package of your 2016 Ram 3500 with the hitch prep package you will need the rail adapter part # RP30154. With that you could install the Reese 20k Slider Select Plus Hitch part # RP30083. This hitch is great because it has a round tube slider that will operate smoother than a square tube and it has a jaw system that provides 360 degrees of contact so you will get a smooth quiet ride. I attached...
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  • High Capacity Fifth Wheel/Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for 2016 Ram 3500
  • We have some high capacity hitch setup for you to consider, but none are more than 30k. Which for most trucks is more than adequate. That being said we are aware of the absurdly high towing capacity your 2016 Ram 3500 would have if it was a dually and a diesel and a long bed. I just checked the Ram page it lists a whopping 31,200 lb capacity for this vehicle configuration. The highest rated fifth wheel hitch we have to fit your 2016 Ram 3500 without the factory rail kit would be the...
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  • Recommended Truck for Towing 5th Wheel Trailer and Boat at the Same Time
  • A larger SUV such as a 2016 Chevy Tahoe is about 203 inches long, just under 17 feet, so that plus the boat at 23 feet is 40 feet leaving you 20 feet left over. But the issue is that with an SUV you would be looking at bumper pull trailers and the distance between the trailer and vehicle adds extra length. A short bed truck with a slider hitch and a shorter 5th wheel would be a better option. If it's just the two of you the trailer would not have to be all that large. The other problem...
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  • Hitch Height Dimension of Demco DM8550034 Hijacker Auto Slide 5th Wheel Hitch
  • I can help you understand why there are differentiating measurements on the Demco Hijacker # DM8550034. Both specifications are correct per the manufacture's instructions; the unit has adjustments from 15.25, 16.5, and 18.0. See attached image. According to the video, Jeff states the measurements from the bottom of the truck bed, so his measurements take in account the height of the above the bed rails this unit will need to be installed on. In the video that the lowest hitch height...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch that Fits Directly in the 2016 Ram 3500 Factory Prep Package
  • Yes, the Reese 5th wheel trailer hitch # RP30160 will fit the factory 5th wheel prep package in your 2016 Ram 3500. I have linked a video review of this hitch for you. We have other hitches that will also fit directly into the factory prep package: B&W 25K # BWRVK3600 Curt 25K # C16049 Curt 24K # C16545-16021 Curt 20K # C16530-16021 Curt 16K # C16520-16021 I have linked videos on a couple of these hitches for you.
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and Install Kit for a 2016 Ram 3500 Short Bed and No Prep Package
  • Yes, you can install an under-bed 5th wheel installation kit. For your 2016 Ram 3500 short bed without the factory prep package I recommend Demco install kit # DM8551006. When the hitch is removed the bed will be clear for cargo. For a 5th wheel trailer hitch that fits this kit I recommend the Demco HiJacker auto-sliding 5th wheel trailer hitch # DM8550037. This hitch is rated for 21,000 pounds gross trailer weight. It slides automatically so you will not have to get in and out of the...
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  • Will a Sidewinder Pin Box Work with a B and W Companion Hitch for Ram Fifth Wheel Rail Kit
  • Yes, the Sidewinder pin boxes will work well with the B and W Companion Hitch for Ram Rail kits # BWRVK3600. The only Companion hitches that won't work with Sidewinders are the ones that install in the gooseneck hitch ball holes. Since the # BWRVK3600 has 4 attachment points in the bed of your truck it will work great with the Sidewinder. The correct wedge to use with this hitch for your sidewinder is part # SWW-06. This hitch will work great for you and will fit the rail kit you...
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  • Curt Fifth Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for a 2016 Ram 3500
  • Yes, the Curt fifth wheel rail kit part # C16426-204 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for your 2016 Ram 3500 long bed without the hitch prep package. It will work well with your Q24 fifth wheel hitch part # C16245. The fifth wheel rails and brackets do not have capacities. What the rail manufacturers state is that the rails will have the capacity of whatever the hitch is that is installed on them. For a 7-way to install in the bed of your truck you would also want the...
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  • Is 5th Wheel Capture Plate Needed to Tow 5th Wheel Trailers
  • Capture plates are exclusive to PullRite sliding hitches and are used to help activate its automatic sliding feature. The plate installs on the trailer pin box, not on the hitch, so you can tow any brand of 5th wheel trailer without a capture plate as long as you do not have a PullRite hitch. If you do have a PullRite hitch you'll need to have a capture plate on the trailers you're pulling.
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  • Adapter Recommendation to Install Husky Fifth Wheel Hitch in Factory Rail Kit of 2016 Ram 3500
  • To install your Huskly fifth wheel hitch part # HT31318-32042 in the factory fifth wheel rail kit of your 2016 Ram 3500 will require the adapter part # RP30154. This will fit the rail kit of your truck and then will provide you with a set of industry standard fifth wheel rails for the Husky hitch to attach to. The Curt adapter part # C16022 will only fit a few different Curt fifth wheel hitches.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for 2016 Ram 2500 Short Bed with Factory Puck System
  • One of the most quiet 5th wheel hitches on the market is the Reese Titan 5th Wheel Hitch. For your short bed truck, I recommend the Reese Titan 20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Round Tube Slider # RP30870. To fit this hitch to the puck system in your truck bed, you can use the Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter # RP30154. The Titan offers a smooth, quieter ride thanks to the cast pivot beam in the hitch, and heavy-duty dampeners minimize rattle and noise. This sliding hitch offers 11 inches...
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  • Curt Fifth Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Adapter for 2016 Ram 3500 with 5k Vertical Load Limit
  • I checked with Curt and the Q20 hitch part # C16536 that you referenced does have a 5,000 lb vertical load limit like you said you needed. This would work well with the Rail adapter part # C16022 to install in the bed of your 2016 Ram 3500 short bed. This hitch does have a somewhat taller height adjustment, but without knowing the bed height of your truck and the height from the pin box mounting plate down the ground of your trailer when level it is hard to say if this would be the correct...
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  • Fixed 5th Wheel Hitch for 2016 Ram 3500 Mega Cab with Factory 5th Wheel Prep
  • 5th wheel towing is easier with a long bed truck. Long beds avoid the need for slider hitches (and the need to get out of the truck to release the slider every time you need to make low-speed sharp turns). A 1-ton long bed like the Ram 3500 or the F-350 is an ideal choice for 5th wheel towing, both for pulling power and trailer-to-truck clearance. The linked diagram shows you the recommended minimum clearances for 5th wheel towing. Some combinations of short bed truck and trailer will...
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2016 Ram 3500 with 8-Foot Bed and No Factory Prep
  • A long box Ram 3500 is a great choice for 5th wheel towing and we can get you set for pulling your 10K 5th wheel. The linked page shows all our options for fixed 5th wheel hitches for your truck without the factory hitch prep. If you'd like maximum towing flexibility along with excellent build quality and towing performance I recommend the B&W Companion system, parts # BWRVK3500-5W and # BWGNRK1314-5W. With this set-up you can pull both 5th wheel and goose neck trailers with one...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2016 Ram 3500 Short Bed Towing Alpine 3900RE
  • The B&W Companion fifth wheel hitch you referenced would work great IF you had a long bed truck. There are two ways you'd be able to safely pull your fifth wheel with a short bed truck. One would be to use a sliding hitch that would have 10-12 inches of travel that would improve the cab/fifth wheel clearance for low speed maneuvering, the other would be to use a Reese Sidewinder replacement pin box. The Sidewinder relocates the pivot point between the truck and the fifth wheel from the...
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  • Slider 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and Adapter for a 2015 Ram 3500 Short Bed with Factory Prep Package
  • First, the toolbox will likely have to come out because even if it doesn't interfere with the hitch base it could interfere with the pin box on the trailer when making tight turns. To install a slider hitch in your 2015 Ram 3500 short bed with the factory prep package you will need an adapter since none of the slider hitches are a direct fit in the Ram puck system. And for a hitch, I recommend going with a slider that has the most travel to help make tight turns. For an adapter you...
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  • Placement of King Pin When Curt Q20 # C16530-16021 5th Wheel Hitch is Installed on 2015 Ram 3500
  • The Curt # C16530-16021 Q20 fifth wheel hitch for the Ram factory tow prep package centers the king pin jaws between the pucks. If your forward and rearward pucks are centered on the rear axle, then the hitch jaws and king pin will be centered on the rear axle. I'm assuming you're trying to determine if you'll have enough clearance between the rear of the cab and the front of the fifth wheel to make turns without having the fifth wheel and cab collide. We usually recommend a sliding...
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  • Where are the Grease Fittings for the Curt Q24 Hitch
  • Curt recommends for the Q24 that you lubricate before each individual use and every 1,000 miles thereafter. Black graphite grease is recommended for the jaw. For a grease gun the part # L30416 would work great since it has a flexible line.
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches for 2015 Ram 3500 Long Bed with Factory Prep Package
  • There are a few 5th wheel hitches that will fit directly in the 5th wheel prep package on your 2015 Ram 3500 but # RP30143 is not one of them. For a direct fit Reese hitch you can use # RP30160, rated for 20,000 pounds. For a direct fit Curt hitch you have several options: For a 16K with slide-bar jaw use # C16515-16021 For 16K with more secure double jaw and cushioned head use # C16520-16021 For a 20K with double jaw and cushioned head use # C16530-16021 For a 24K with double...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Installation Kit for 2015 Ram 3500 Dually and Reese Hitch
  • As far as fits go the situation was that on Curt kit # C16426-204 they had excluded dually models. But we have installed this kit on a dually model and have been told by Curt recently that it will fit. So if your 2015 Ram 3500 does not have the factory prep package for a 5th wheel hitch, you should be able to use this Curt kit. And your Reese hitch will fit it. But I can tell you that Reese installation kit, # RP50085-58, will fit dually models for sure and your hitch will fit this installation...
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation to Install Reese 16k Fifth Wheel Hitch in 2015 Ram 3500
  • To install your Reese 16k fifth wheel hitch like # RP30047 in the bed of your 2015 Ram 3500 you will just need a fifth wheel rail kit confirmed to fit the truck. For that you would want a custom install Reese kit part # RP50085 which has been confirmed as a fit and would minimize frame drilling and install time. This is just the bracket kit since you already have rails. Since the hardware that attaches the rails to the brackets is considered one time use you would want to replace...
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  • 5th Wheel Sliding Hitch Recommendation for 2015 Ram 3500 6-Foot Bed with Factory Rail Kit
  • Nice truck! I hope you enjoy your road trips. We do not offer any auto-slider 5th wheel hitches but we do have many standard sliding hitch options from Pro Series, Reese and B&W. Even better, since your truck has the factory prep package you have the option to use a fixed hitch like B&W # BWRVK3600 along with a Sidewinder replacement pin box. This hitch fits right into your factory pucks. This type of set-up provides much better turning clearance than any slider. This is the case because...
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  • Will B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitch Fit a 2015 Ram 3500 with Toolbox/Fuel Tank Behind Cab
  • On the B&W 5th wheel trailer hitch # BWRVK3600 for Ram trucks that have the OEM prep package, the jaw release handle will not extend further back that the forward pucks in the truck bed. The head is attached to supports that can be positioned in such a way as to increase the distance between the head and the back of the truck cab and is further illustrated in the instructions I have linked for you. This adjustment is designed to give you more clearance when towing but would also work...
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  • Towing Weight Capacities For 2015 Ram 3500 With Cummins Diesel
  • It is good that you are doing your homework before you buy your truck. Many people make that purchase only to find they are unable to handle the trailers they want to haul. I did some research and found that a 2015 Ram 2500 with the Cummins diesel has a payload about 2,996 lbs and a towing capacity of 17,600 lbs. The towing capacity would be for the fully-loaded-ready-to-tow condition of your trailer. Another rating I found for this truck is the GCVW. This is the combined weight of the...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2015 Ram 3500 Laramie Longhorn with Factory Prep Package
  • The Reese Titan 20 (formerly known as the R20) is not a direct fit for the 2015 Ram 3500 with OEM prep package. But there are hitches that are a direct fit. You can use B&W hitch # BWRVK3600. If you have a short bed truck though you will also need to use a Sidewinder on the trailer to have enough clearance to make turns without hitting the truck and trailer together. Sidewinders only fit certain trailer pin boxes. To determine if there is a Sidewinder that will fit your trailer, find...
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  • Adapter to Use a Husky/Valley 7054 Hitch in a 2015 Ram 3500 with Factory 5th Wheel Prep Package
  • The Husky/Valley Powerpull 5th wheel hitches fit in industry standard above the bed rails. If your new 2015 Ram 3500 has the factory 5th wheel prep package then to use the hitch you will need adapter # RP30154 or adapter # DM6099 (the rounded rail design of # DM6099 would be better for slider hitches). Both of these adapters accept hitches that fit in industry standard above the bed rails.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for 2015 Ram 3500 Short Bed with Factory Rails
  • The Reese Elite Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch, # RP30143, which you referenced, is not listed as a fit for the 2015 Ram 3500 short bed. Also with a short bed truck we recommend using a slider so that you have clearance to make tight turns. One option you have is to keep the Elite Series 5th Wheel hitch head and put it on the cross beam, part # 58293. To turn this part into a slider you could then use # RP30048. Or for a fixed hitch use legs # RP30727. Then you can use the hitch in...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2015 Ram 3500 with Factory Prep Package
  • You are correct, Curt Q20 5th wheel trailer hitch # C16530-16021 comes with the head and the base to install directly into the bed of your 2015 Ram 3500 with the factory prep package. No other parts are needed! I have included a link to a video review of this hitch for you. There are several other hitches that will also install directly. You can use the B&W 25K hitch # BWRVK3600, the Curt 24K hitch, # C16545-16021, the Reese 20K hitch, # RP30160, and Curt 18K hitch # C16520-16021. I...
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  • Can a Curt Q24 5th Wheel Slider Hitch be Installed in a 2015 Ram 3500 Long Bed w/Prep Package
  • Slider hitches do not come up in the fit guide for long bed trucks because a slider hitch is not needed on a long bed. Slider hitches are used on short bed trucks because without them there is not enough clearance between the truck cab and the trailer to make tight turns. But there is clearance on a long bed so no slider is needed. For a 2015 Ram 3500 long bed with the factory prep package you would use Curt Q24 hitch # C16545-16021. If you wanted to use the slider version you would...
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  • Recommended Fifth Wheel Hitch For 2015 Ram 3500 With Factory Prep Kit
  • The Ram 3500 truck you have would easily be able to handle the 24,000 lb fifth wheel system. I recommend the Curt Q24 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch, part # C16545-16021. This is a dual-jaw system that secures the king pin with a 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact and it helps reduce jarring and chucking. This has a plastic lube plate included to help the king pin hookup and this system has custom feet that mount in the factory prep kit under your truck bed. I have attached a link to a...
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  • Looking For 18K Swivel / Slider 5th Wheel Hitch
  • When it comes to a 18K swivel or slider hitch, take a look at our Demco Hijacker Autoslide, # DM8550034. This hitch slides automatically as you drive to give you an additional 14 inches of clearance for tight turns. Pricing and additional features are listed on the product page. Universal Above-Bed Base Rails, # DM6071, are used to provide the necessary attachment points to install the Demco Hijacker Premier Series hitch. Since you are planning to install this hitch on a Ram 4500 with...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Ram 2500 Short Bed with Factory Prep Package
  • What I recommend for your 2015 Ram 3500 with the short bed is a slider hitch that offers the most travel so that clearance is not an issue when turning. For that I recommend the Demco HiJacker # DM8550034. This hitch offers 14 inches of travel and slide automatically so you won't have to get in an out of the truck to activate the sliding mechanism. To use this hitch with your Ram's factory prep package you will also need # DM6099. I have linked a video review of the hitch for you.
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  • Short or Long Bed 2015 Ram 3500 Recommendation for Towing a Fifth Wheel Trailer
  • If the main purpose of the truck will be for towing the fifth wheel trailer I would strongly recommend the long bed. Short bed trucks require the use of slider hitches when towing fifth wheel trailers so that they have enough clearance to make sharp turns. While this is a viable option that many people go with, it also requires you to get out of your truck and slide the hitch back or forward every time you enter or leave a parking lot. It's not the end of the world, but it can be a hassle....
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  • Where to Install Safety Chains on Curt Q24 5th Wheel Hitch # C16545-16021
  • On the Curt Q24 5th Wheel Hitch # C16545-16021 safety chain attachment points are not included because unlike a gooseneck hitch, 5th wheels do not require safety chains. You will see that on gooseneck hitch # BWGNRK1314 from B&W safety chain attachment u-bolts are included. Please see the linked photo I have prepared for you.
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  • What Components Needed Install Demco Hijacker DM8550034 on a 2015 Ram 3500 with Factory Prep Package
  • The base adapter you will need for the Demco # DM8550034 to be compatible with your 2015 Ram 3500 6 Foot Bed with Factory Prep Package is Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package # DM6099. I have linked an installation video on the adapter for you to check out.
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  • How to Install Curt Q24 Fifth Wheel Hitch on a 2015 Ram 3500 with Hitch Prep
  • Looks like you have a 2015 Ram 3500 with Hitch Prep package and are looking for a way to install the Curt Q24 hitch part # C16245. Which by the way we are glad to hear how well it has been working for you! All you need to install your hitch in your truck is the part # RP30154. This will insert into the rail kit of your truck and will provide you with rails for your Curt hitch to fit. Or you could replace the legs of your hitch with the part # C16021.
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  • Best Fifth Wheel Towing Setup Recommendation for a 2015 Ram 3500 with Hitch Prep
  • A Sidewinder pin box is the way to go when towing a fifth wheel trailer with a truck with a short bed truck like your 2015 Ram 3500 with hitch prep package. You will need to remove the pin box of the trailer and replace it with a Sidewinder pin box. Sidewinders are pin box specific so you will first need to know what pin box you have now in order to pick out the correct one. There should be a sticker or a stamping on the OEM pin box of the trailer that will list the pin box number...
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  • Slider Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Ram 3500 Short Bed
  • In order to fit a slider hitch into the hitch prep package of a 2013-2015 Ram 3500 you will first need to get the adapter kit part # RP30154. This will fit in the hitch prep pucks and will let you install a slider hitch designed to fit industry standard rails like the Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Round Tube Slider # RP30083. This hitch has a great jaw design that will provide excellent king pin contact to provide a smooth, quiet towing experience. It also features a round tube slider...
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  • Could a 2015 Ram 3500 Tow a 16,000 lb Travel Trailer
  • Your 2015 Ram 3500 would have no problem towing a 16k fifth wheel trailer. You can check the towing capacities in the owners manual but I can guarantee they capacities are higher than needed to tow a 16k fifth wheel trailer. To use the Reese Select Plus fifth wheel hitch # RP30081 that you referenced will only require the installation of a fifth wheel rail kit. For you truck you would want the part # RP56010-53 since your truck has a long bed without the hitch prep package.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2015 Ram 3500 with Bed Rail Clearance Considered
  • Since you have along bed 2015 Ram 3500 clearance from the trailer to the cab of the truck should be good enough to allow you to make tight turns. Unless the nose of your trailer is extremely wide and you have a non-extended pin box on your trailer I can't see you having any clearance issues there. In terms of bed to trailer overhang clearance you would want to have around 6 inches there with the trailer being towed level for an optimum setup. With the trailer level measure from the...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Ram 3500 Without Factory Rail Kit
  • The B and W Companion setup you referenced part number # BWGNRK1314-5W for the rail kit and part # BWRVK3500-5W would be a great setup for your 2015 Ram 3500 long bed without the factory rail kit. The other option you have for an underbed fifth wheel setup would be the Demco Hijacker UMS part # DM8550032 and the Rail kit part # DM8551006. Both of these setups would work great, but the Companion hitch has one of the best reputations on the market so I would recommend you go that route.
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  • Comparing Curt and B&W 5th Wheel Hitches for 2015 Ram 3500 with Factory Rail Kit
  • 5th wheel hitch jaws vary in thickness. On the Curt hitch # C16545-16021 the jaws are 5/8-inch thick. On others, thickness can be greater, such as 1-inch or even 1-1/8-inch as with some Reese and B&W hitches like the # BWRVK3600. Hitch height range is a matter of design choice. All standard 5th wheels offer a height range of a few inches and this will vary by brand. Certain tow vehicles might benefit from a shorter or taller hitch depending on several factors including the particular...
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  • Automatic Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Ram 3500 Diesel
  • I have an automatic sliding hitch for you, but we are not a dealer for Pullrite products, so we do not offer the SuperGlide hitches. Instead, I recommend looking at the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th wheel hitch, # DM8550034. This is an automatic sliding hitch just like the SuperGlide hitch, but it has a few advantages over the SuperGlide. If your Montana 3100RL has a standard pin box, you do not need to weld a capture plate to the underside of the pin box, which is required for the SuperGlide....
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch rated Over 25K for a 2015 Ram 3500 Long Bed
  • Yes, Husky 5th wheel trailer hitch # HT31318-31325 is rated for 26,000 pounds. For an installation kit for your 2015 Ram 3500 long bed without the prep package you can use # HT32221-686.
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation for a 2015 Ram 3500 to Install 22k Reese Fifth Wheel Hitch
  • To install the Reese 22k Fifth Wheel Hitch part # RP30033 in your 2015 Ram 3500 without the factory rail kit will only require you to install the correct fifth wheel rail kit. For that you would want the custom install kit that will minimize drilling on your vehicle and will cut install time considerably. For that you would want part # RP50085-58.
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2015 Ram 3500 Dually Short Bed and 19,000 Pound 5th Wheel Trailer
  • A 2015 Ram 3500 dually; now that's a truck! I will be happy to help you out with selecting a 5th wheel trailer hitch. First, if the truck has the factory 5th wheel prep package with the 4 pucks in the bed then you could use a B&W Companion hitch, # BWRVK3600, with a Sidewinder. But there are a couple of things to consider for this set up. First, Sidewinders only fit certain pin boxes. I would need to know the manufacturer and model number of the pin box. This information should be on...
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  • Is It Normal For B&W Companion 5th Wheel # BWRVK3600 To Lean to One Side When Not Hitched
  • A 5th wheel hitch like the B&W Companion # BWRVK3600 that has a fully-articulating head assembly will tend to lean to one side or the other when it is not under the load of the trailer's pin weight. This is normal. In contrast, an entry-level hitch's head unit may not be quite as flexible and might tend to remain in a fixed position even when unloaded.
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