Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs

Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs

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  • Fifth Wheel Installation Kit
  • Rail Adapter
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Use your standard, above-bed fifth-wheel trailer hitch with your Ford factory, underbed 5th-wheel towing prep package. Adapter mounts in factory sockets and supplies mounting rails in your truck bed for attaching your hitch. Call 800-298-8924 to order Demco accessories and parts part number DM6175 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Demco products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Demco Accessories and Parts - DM6175

Use your standard, above-bed fifth-wheel trailer hitch with your Ford factory, underbed 5th-wheel towing prep package. Adapter mounts in factory sockets and supplies mounting rails in your truck bed for attaching your hitch.


Features:

  • Converts your factory-installed, underbed 5th-wheel mounting kit from Ford to standard, above-bed 5th-wheel base rails
    • Lets you use your 5th-wheel trailer hitch that attaches to standard, above-bed rails
  • Mounts to OEM pucks (or sockets) in your truck bed
    • Unit drops into pucks and locks in place
    • No drilling or welding required
  • Rust-resistant black powder coated steel construction
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: Ford trucks with OEM, underbed base rails
  • Maximum capacity: 25,000 lbs
  • 5-Year warranty


This adapter is perfect if you want to use your standard fifth-wheel trailer hitch with your Ford truck's factory-installed, underbed fifth-wheel mounting kit. Just mount the adapter in your underbed rails using the integrated pucks and lock it place. Now you have the standard, above-bed base rails needed to install your fifth-wheel hitch.



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DM6175 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details DM6175 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2011 - 2014 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty 6-3/4 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2015 - 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty 6-3/4 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2015 - 2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty 6-3/4 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2011 - 2014 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2015 - 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2015 - 2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2011 - 2019 Ford F-450 Super Duty 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg




Video of Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Demco Fifth Wheel Installation Kit DM6175 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're gonna take a look at the Demco Fifth Wheel Rail Adapter for the Ford OEM Fifth Wheel Towing Prep Package. This has a 25,000 pound weight capacity. This is a custom fit part. It is designed to fit the 2011 and newer Ford F250, F350 and F450 Super Duty trucks that have the factory underbed rail kit. Basically this part will convert your factory installed underbed fifth wheel mounting kit from the Ford to the standard above bed fifth wheel base rails. This will allow you to let you use most fifth wheel trailer hitches that attach to standard above bed rails.It does mount to the four OEM pucks or sockets in your truck bed.

Basically you just pull these ball lock pins right here, open the handles just like that, 90 degrees. Do the same over here, open both handles. That twists the tabs and now it's in the open position, and you'll drop this whole unit into the pucks. Then you lock it into place by just rotating these handles to 90 degrees. Then taking your ball lock pin and pushing it right in there to lock them.

Do the same over here. When you do that, it turns those tabs 90 degrees and it locks them into place. Then again just put your ball pin right in there.There's no drilling or welding required. This is made of a steel construction. Has a nice rust resistant black powder coat finish to it.

Part is made in the U.S.A. Again, the specs on this, the application is for Ford trucks with the OEM underbed base rails and the maximum capacity on this is 25,000 pounds. But that should do it for the review on the Demco Fifth Wheel Rail Adapter for the Ford OEM Fifth Wheel Towing Prep Package.


Customer Reviews

Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs - DM6175

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (5 Customer Reviews)

Use your standard, above-bed fifth-wheel trailer hitch with your Ford factory, underbed 5th-wheel towing prep package. Adapter mounts in factory sockets and supplies mounting rails in your truck bed for attaching your hitch.

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Excellent customer service, quick shipping and delivery. Couldn't be happier with product and entire buying experience. 553993



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After I got it adjusted to fit (about 20 minutes) it goes in and out in seconds. it's a little heavier then I thought it would be. 458940



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Perfect fit took about 2 minutes to install my old hitch fit right in there no problems ordering was no problem awesome the time it took to get here was short you can check on your product as it is coming down the road totally awesome thanks guy 456276



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Very quick and easy to install. Great p roduct. 647682



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Exactly as described. Fit and finish are great. Quick shipping. Highly recommend. 636389


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  • Lightweight 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford Puck System
  • The Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter part # DM6175 weighs approximately 99 lbs. This adapter will fit into the factory puck system on Ford F-250 and F-350 trucks from 2011 - 2018. It will then allow for 5th wheel hitches that have above bed industry standard rails (ISR) to be used with the factory puck system. For a lightweight alternative that has the same function as the above adapter, I recommend using the Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter part # RP30156 which weighs in at around 55 lbs and is...
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  • 26K-Rated 5th Wheel Hitch Options for 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty with Factory Prep Package
  • If your 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty with factory 5th wheel prep is a long bed you can used a fixed 5th wheel hitch designed for that factory prep package. The highest-rated 5th wheel we offer for this setup is the 26.5K Reese Elite Series # RP30871. This includes a wiring harness and comes fully-assembled. A review video to illustrate is linked for you. This hitch drops into the factory pucks with no rails needed and it allows you to have a clear bed when you need it. If you prefer the...
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  • How to Convert 18K Demco Hijacker to Fit Puck System on a 2019 Ford F-250 with a 6-3/4' Bed
  • We do have a few options for you to get your 18K Demco Hijacker # DM8550034 to fit the puck system on your 2019 Ford F-250 with the 6-3/4' bed! Your current system uses the side plates # DM6003 which are compatible with the standard base rails like you said. For your Hijacker to work with your puck system you can either swap out those side plates with the part # DM6033, which will give you the same setup as part # DM8550024, or you can just use the Rail Adapter # DM6175. The rail adapter...
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  • Factory Prep Package Puck Adapter to Universal 5th Wheel Rail Compatible Hitch for Ford, Ram & Chevy
  • The Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch # C16265 will work with an adapter for the puck systems. You simply need to recognize that some adapters will limit the towing capacity. Curt is one of the hitches that uses legs compatible with the different pucks, so I will give you both options. For a Ram, you will use Reese adapter # RP30154 or Demco # DM6099. You can alternatively use the Curt legs # C16021 which will mount directly to your pucks. For a Chevy or GMC, you will use the Curt OEM 5th...
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  • Compatibility of 26K Husky 5th Wheel Hitch with 2019 Chevy 3500 or Ford F-350 Factory Prep Pucks
  • For a 2019 Chevy 3500 with factory 5th wheel prep package, the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Chevy/GMC OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 8' Bed - 21K # DM6206 will allow you to use your 26K Husky hitch, but you will be restricted to 21K for towing. To get that higher towing capacity, you can use the Reese M5 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package - Single Jaw - 27,000 lbs # RP30895 which is the only hitch rated for that large a capacity. For a Ford F-350, you...
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  • Installing Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch on 2019 Ford F-250 with Factory Prep Kit
  • In order to install the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16265 referenced in your question on your 2019 Ford F-250 that is equipped with the factory prep kit, you will just need the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter # DM6175. This adapter will drop right into the factory pucks in the truck bed to provide industry standard base rails that the Curt Q25 will mount to. If you have the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch but would rather not use a separate adapter plate, another option is to replace its...
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  • Recommended Adapter for Anderson AM3200 Hitch With Ford Factory Puck System
  • For your Ford truck with factory pucks, you will need to use an adapter like the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package # DM6175 or the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter # RP30156. Either of these options will work with your Andersen Ultimate hitch # AM3200.
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  • Pace Edwards Tonneau Cover Recommendation for 2019 Ford F-350 Short Bed Towing 5th Wheel
  • A fifth wheel hitch could fit under a Pace Edwards Switchblade tonneau like the part # 311-SWFA18A44 that you referenced but like you said it would have to be adjusted low enough to allow that. Your other concern about the front of the tonneau be raised would be an issue if your trailer overhang was pretty close to the bed rails of the truck. You have to have at least 6 inches between the bedrails and the trailer overhang to not have interference. So if that dimension is tight on your...
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  • Parts to Convert Demco 18K Hitch to Ford OEM Factory Puck System
  • You can use your existing Demco 18K Hijacker auto-slide hitch in your 2015 Ford F-350 with the factory puck system in either of two ways. One way is to use the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Packages, part # DM6175. This adapter drops into the factory pucks and then accepts the hitch. Do note this adapter raises the height of the hitch by 2-inches and it adds about 100-lbs to the whole hitch setup. The better way to use this hitch in your new truck...
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  • Will Demco Rail Adapter # DM6175 Fit Reese Elite Pucks on 2019 Chevy Silverado 3500
  • The pucks for the Reese Elite systems are in the same exact location as the Ford Factory Rail Kit pucks. This means that the Demco 5th Wheel Adapter for Ford OEM Prep Package # DM6175, which is indeed a bit shorter than the Reese # RP30156, will fit the Reese Elite Under-Bed Rail System on your Silverado 3500 perfectly. This will allow you to use your existing hitch (as long as it attaches to industry-standard rails) while keeping the overall height as low-profile as possible. The correct...
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  • Adapter for Husky 26k Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch on 2018 Ford F-350 With Fifth Wheel Prep Package
  • Yes, you can still use your Husky Silver Series 26K W 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # HT31318-32042 with your 2018 Ford F-350 that has the fifth wheel prep package. To do this you are going to need the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package # DM6175. This adapter fits directly into the puck system of your '18 F-350 and will allow you to mount your Husky fifth wheel hitch. The only thing to note is that the Demco adapter has a 25,000 lb capacity, which is 1,000...
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  • Using a B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Hitch with Factory Prep Package on a 2918 Ford F-350
  • I do have a solution for you but the Curt X5 adapter # 16310 does not work with the factory gooseneck hitch on the 2018 Ford F-350. Instead you can use adapter # RP30156. It is made to fit the factory puck system (instead of the gooseneck hole) and your Patriot 5th wheel hitch will fit the adapter. You could also use Demco adapter # DM6175 for the same purpose. I have linked videos of both adapters for you.
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  • Shorter Adapter that Fits 2017 Ford F-350 Factory Puck System to Lower Front of Trailer
  • All of the puck adapters for the factory 5th wheel prep package on the 2017 Ford F-350, including # DM6175, are going to raise the height of the hitch some though the Demco one may be slightly shorter overall. It won't be enough to make much of a difference. There is actually another alternative to getting a different hitch. You may be able to raise the pin box up on its mounting wings. This will lower the front of the trailer. If your hitch is not height adjustable then adjusting the...
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  • Recommended Adapter for 2019 Ford F-350 Factory 5th Wheel Prep Pucks and Reese Pro Series 20K Hitch
  • For your 20K Pro Series 5th Wheel hitch to work with the factory puck system on your 2019 Ford F-350 you will need an adapter. There are currently two options to choose from and I recommend the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter for Standard 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 20,000 lbs # RP30156 which will work well with your hitch as they are the same brand and capacity, but you can alternatively use the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000...
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  • Compatibility of Demco Hijacker 5th Wheel Hitch with Reese Elite Pucks
  • The Reese Elite pucks are in the exact same location as the Ford Factory Rail Kit pucks. The Reese Elite pucks will allow the following options: Demco Hijacker Autoslide - Ford Super Duty Prep Package - 18K # DM8550024 or 21K # DM8550038. Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM # DM6175 will allow Hijacker Hitches or any other standard 5th wheel sliding hitch to fit your pucks. If you already have a Hijacker Autoslide, you can simply get the side plates part # DM6033 to make...
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  • Will Pro Series 20k Slider Hitch Fit on Demco Rail Kit Adapter part # DM6175
  • Yes, your Pro Series 20k slider hitch would easily fit on the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford Rail Kits part # DM6175. This adapter provides the exact rail style your hitch has which is the industry standard style of rails.
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  • Is the Reese Elite Puck System for Chevy the Same Exact Configuration as the OEM GM Puck System?
  • The Reese Under-Bed Rail and Installation Kit for Reese Elite Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches # RP30868 are not the same puck configuration as the Factory GM puck system. However, they are in the same configuration as the Ford Factory puck System, so even if the Elite underbed system is used on a Chevy like the # RP30868 is intended for, you would use the 5th wheel hitch compatible with Ford OEM pucks for the perfect fit. So for your 2019 Chevy Silverado 3500, the Reese Elite rail...
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  • Will the Demco Fifth Wheel Rail Adapter Work with Husky 26K Fifth Wheel Hitch
  • Yes, the Demco 5th wheel Rail adapter # DM6175 fits into the OEM towing prep package in the 2019 Ford F-350 so you can use your Husky 26K 5th wheel hitch part # HT31318-32042. The Husky fifth wheel hitch mounts to industry standard rails. The Demco adapter is designed to adapt fifth wheel hitches that fit industry standard rails to fit OEM prep packages. Please keep in mind the adapter has a weight capacity of 25,000 lbs so you are not able to use the 26,000 lb rated hitch to its full...
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  • Adapter to Use Industry Standard 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch in Ford Factory Puck System
  • We do have the adapter you're looking for to use your current fifth wheel hitch in your new F-450's factory pucks. You're looking for part # DM6175. It fits on the Ford pucks and allows you to use a hitch that fits into industry standard above bed rails.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Adapter for 2019 Ford F-250 with Factory Prep Package Pucks
  • For your 2019 Ford F-250 with 5th wheel prep package pucks, you can use either the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs # DM6175 or the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter for Standard 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 20,000 lbs # RP30156 you mentioned. Either option will work with the B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 18,000 lbs # BWRVK3255 or Patriot Slider # BWRVK3270.
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  • How to Use a Demco Hijacker FWH-24P with Ford OEM Pucks
  • The Demco Hijacker FWH-24P Hitch Head that you referenced could have came with either a UL base which mounts using horizontal rails or an SL base which using vertical rails. If you have the UL base then yes, you can use the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM part # DM6175. However, if you have the SL base then the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM will not work for you nor would there be a way to reuse this hitch on your 2018 Ford F-250 with the factory prep package. If...
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  • Is Demco Ford 5th Wheel Rail Kit Adapter Compatible with Andersen Ultimate Connection
  • Yes, your Andersen Ultimate part # AM3200 is compatible with the Ford Rail Kit Adapter part # DM6175 that you referenced.
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  • B&W Patriot Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch Compatibility with Ford OEM Pucks Utilizing Rail Adapter
  • For your 2019 Ford F-250 with factory pucks, the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter for Standard 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 20,000 lbs # RP30156 or the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs # DM6175 will work well. I confirmed this with the manufacturer. The B&W Patriot Slider # BWRVK3270 will not have interference issues with either of these adapters. The Chevy adapter is the one that will not work with the Patriot sliding hitch...
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  • Will a Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Fit Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter # DM6175
  • Yes, the Curt Q20 5th wheel trailer hitch is compatible with the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter # DM6175.
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  • Compatibility of Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Prep Package
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs # C16034 is absolutely a fit for your truck. I called and confirmed with Curt it is compatible all the way up to present without issues. If you already have the Curt A20 # C16140 then you can use legs # C16017 or you can use an adapter like # RP30156 or # DM6175 if you prefer. I've attached some videos to further assist.
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  • Troubleshooting Reese Titan 20 Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch Height on 2012 Ford F-250 with Factory Pucks
  • The Reese Titan 20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Round Tube Slider RP30870 can be changed out to a fixed hitch using legs # RP58449. The overall height of the adapter is 2-3/4 inches, so you may be interested in a shorter adapter like the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ford OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package # DM6175 to still give you the slider option and reduce your height by about an inch. The combination of the adapter, stationary legs, and hitch will be 16-3/4 inches at its lowest...
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  • Reese and Demco Adapters for Converting 2018 Ford F-350 Underbed 5th Wheel Rail Kit
  • The Reese adapter part # RP30156 is the correct adapter needed to fit your 2018 Ford F-350 with the factory rail kit to provide you with a set of industry standard fifth wheel rails. This has a 20k capacity. Demco's version of this adapter is the # DM6175 which has a 25,000 lb capacity.
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