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Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate

Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate

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Prevent scratches on your fifth-wheel hitch's skid plate and ease trailer hookup by installing this heavy-duty lube plate. Simply slips over your trailer's king pin. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt accessories and parts part number 16721 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Curt Accessories and Parts - 16721

  • Fifth Wheel
  • Lube Plate
  • Curt

Prevent scratches on your fifth-wheel hitch's skid plate and ease trailer hookup by installing this heavy-duty lube plate. Simply slips over your trailer's king pin.


Features:

  • Prevents scratches on your 5th-wheel hitch's skid plate
  • Allows trailer's king pin to slide into the hitch easily
    • No need for messy grease
  • Installs easily - just slip over the king pin
  • Dimensions: 10" diameter x 3/16" thick


16721 Curt Fifth Wheel Lube Disk - 10"







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Video Transcript for Curt Fifth Wheel 16721 Review

Today we're going to review part number 16721. This is the Curt 10-inch 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate. This will protect your 5th wheel hitch in your 5th wheel trailer when you use this Curt Lube Plate. It's a 10-inch diameter disk that will easily slide onto the kingpin of your 5th wheel trailer and eliminates any messy grease deposits and it will reduce normal wear and tear when you're towing your 5th wheel trailer with your 5th wheel hitch. Again, just to measure the diameter for you. Edge to edge it's going to be right at 10 inches and thickness on it is going to be right at about 3/16 of an inch. Just to show you, here's an example of a .. This is what the kingpin would look like on your 5th wheel trailer.

You just install this onto the kingpin itself and then when this installs into the 5th wheel hitch, it will give you a nice protection between your pin box of your 5th wheel trailer and the 5th wheel hitch itself. You remove it just like that. That should do it for the review on part number 16721, the Curt 10-inch 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate. .


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Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate - 16721

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (63 Customer Reviews)

Prevent scratches on your fifth-wheel hitch's skid plate and ease trailer hookup by installing this heavy-duty lube plate. Simply slips over your trailer's king pin.

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Overall a great experience helping me figure out what I needed and assisting with the order. Items arrived when promised and can't wait to get them installed and start using them! Thanks again for all your assistance! 296719



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Works great! I use a similar product on my tractor trailers and I like these just the same. They are reasonably priced, easy to install and last forever! It’s still very important to grease the jaws and king pin but they really preserve the plate and hitch. 698533



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We bought a Curt slider hitch 16516 and base rails with bracket kit. Everything was very well constructed. We were very impressed with the product. We installed everything ourselves after watching the video. We highly recommend watching the video. Everything went together without any problems. Very solid hitch. 505567



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Arraived as specified. Just need to install it. But these are great to eliminate the grease from the Pin Box if you happen to accidentally rub up against it, don’t have to grease my hitch plate either. Still have to grease the jaws, and functioning parts of the hitch, but there’s no grease spatter/dripped all over the hitch, of bed of my truck. I always keep an extra with the trailer in case it decides to crack from wear. Which is rare. But seen how they aren’t that expensive it’s cheap insurance. 501426



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Very pleased with product 453341



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Put it on and forget about it. No grease, no mess. In the last year I've put about 8000 miles on this lube plate pulling a large fifth wheel camper. I see no wear, no squeaks, no binding. 351452



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Purchased the lube plate along with a B&W Companion hitch. Super fast delivery and cheaper than I could have purchased it here then free shipping on top of it! 373326



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Love it very simple install, works perf ect 555107


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Had the lube plate on my Montana 5th wheel for about a year now , working great no problems, should get several more years of use

Pat - 08/18/2019

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Everything fit perfectly and I was very impressed with the quick shipping 716728



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Excellent product! Very satisfied I have used the lube plate for a year and is working perfectly!! 713377



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Works as advertised 711161



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Loved the quick and inexpensive shipping! Parts I ordered look great! 707912



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Great product 707526



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Works as Intended ,easy install 706300



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Everything arrived quickly. Was easy to install with the instructions and online videos. 700184



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Wonderful buying experience! Fantastic customer service! Very fast shipping and an awesome hitch! Thank you etrailer!!! 698593



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great product , over 4,000 miles and hardly any wear on plate 692610



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Nice product.....worked well 692102



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Center tore out the first time I hitched the trailer. 680200



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Received it before the promised date. My old one was 3 years old so it was time to do preventative replacement. 678909



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Received product very quickly and reasonable price. 660480



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Easy to order and received within a few days. 657863



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You folks are the best ,I love the products I purchased .in the future any thing I need I will purchase from Etrailer 650473



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These disk work better than grease on 5th wheels and less messy. By the way everything I have ordered from etrailer has been what it was supposed to be and worked great, I will always order from etrailer, for fast delivery. 633849



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Does what it's suppose to do. 629441



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So far it works like it is suppose to 627752



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Works as it is laid out in the descript ion. 615966



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As always, excellent products, shipping and service as well as selection. thank you etrailer 611700



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A* 599920



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Love you guys! Always a pleasure doing business. I tell all my friends about ETRAILER 591844



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Haven't used it yet but it'll do the job and I won't have to grease anything. 590495



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Great 566574



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Great product. Works like the original. 525180



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Wouldn't pull a fifth wheel without a Lube Plate! eTrailer service and delivery were fantastic. 519912



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Works great no more grease 518364



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I ordered this along with a new 5th wheel Hitch. Lisa D was the Etrailer rep and was extremely knowledgeable. She assisted me in my transaction and accommodated my needs based on the information that was given. Great prices as well. I will be buying from Etrailer in the future based on this experience. BTW: this product works as designed and is a cheap and clean alternative to constant greasing. Thanks for the assistance Lisa. 497943



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works great! 496869



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Something so simple and cheap, do an amazing big job! 450597


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Very good after 10 camping trips and more than 1000 miles.

Julio - 11/12/2018

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Highly recommend very fast shipping very pleasant to order with 449874



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Works like a charm. No messy grease. Highly recommend this Lube Plate 425241



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Very effective alternative to messy grease application. Would recommend and will buy again. 397832



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Fast shipping Plate should work great 394839



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As it should be works good delivered qu ickly. 391202



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Works better than grease and there is no mess 386581



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These are a clean and very effective alternative to grease on a fifth wheel. I have switched my gooseneck trailers to fifth wheel due to safety reasons. I use these in all of my trailers. 375507



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Fast and accurate. 367516



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WORN WELL. BOUGHT TWO OF THEM. ONE FOR A BACK UP AND HAVE YET TO HAVE A NEED TO USE IT. LOOKS LIKE I WILL GET SEVERAL TRIPS OUT OF IT. WE DO FLORIDA FROM THE MIDWEST EACH YEAR SO YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT 3-4K MILES A YEAR. 348450



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Does the job without messy grease all o ver. 322593



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Has worked as expected, hitch shows no sign of wear due to its use. 297325



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I am very happy with the product and it was delivered sooner than expected. Great job. 270327


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