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Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter for Standard 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 20,000 lbs

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  • Fifth Wheel Installation Kit
  • Rail Adapter
  • Reese
Lets you adapt your Reese Elite Series underbed base rails to work with any fifth-wheel trailer hitch that is rated at 15,000 lbs, 16,000 lbs or 20,000 lbs and attaches to standard, above-bed base rails. Call 800-298-8924 to order Reese accessories and parts part number RP30156 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Reese products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter for Standard 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 20,000 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.



Reese Accessories and Parts - RP30156

Lets you adapt your Reese Elite Series underbed base rails to work with any fifth-wheel trailer hitch that is rated at 15,000 lbs, 16,000 lbs or 20,000 lbs and attaches to standard, above-bed base rails.


Features:

  • Converts your Reese Elite Series underbed installation rails (sold separately) to standard, above-bed 5th-wheel base rails
    • Use a 5th-wheel trailer hitch that attaches to standard, above-bed rails
  • Mounts to Elite Series rails via Power Puck system
    • Unit drops into pucks and locks in place
    • No drilling or welding required
  • Black powder coated steel construction


Specs:

  • Application: Reese Elite Series underbed base rails
    • Also works with factory-installed 5th-wheel towing prep package from Ford
  • Accommodates: standard 5th-wheel trailer hitches with weight ratings of 15,000 lbs, 16,000 lbs, or 20,000 lbs
  • Maximum capacity: 20,000 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Whether you purchased the Elite Series underbed gooseneck hitch from Reese or bought the system as part of your new Ford Super Duty, this adapter is perfect if you want to add your standard, non-Elite Series fifth-wheel hitch into the mix. 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.



30156 Reese Elite Series Under-Bed Rail Kit Mounting Adapter for Attaching Standard Fifth-Wheel Trailer Hitches



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Video of Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter for Standard 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 20,000 lbs


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Video Transcript for Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter Review

Today we're going to review part number RP30156. This is the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter for standard fifth wheel trailer hitches. This part is designed to work with an already installed Reese Signature Series Fifth Wheel Underbody kit. You can see we have four pucks installed here. inaudible 00:00:22 vehicle, we have them sit inside of the bed liner as well. Typically you would have to make a large cut out for it.

However in this truck and this part, we we're able to just get away with just four small holes and it sits on top of the bed liner, with plenty of clearance. Once it's assembled, it's very easy to install. Just make sure these handles are pointing towards the center, and when they're locked you can see how this turns facing to the puck that's installed in the truck. Just lay it into place, and then make sure these handles are open all the way, to make sure that it's set into place. Then push the handles in. There should be some resistance as you push it in.

Once it's in place, use the snap rings to help lock it. You could also use your favorite padlock if you want to. When you assemble this, it's a good idea to get access to the jam nut right here to help make sure everything is tightened down properly. The part number for the wrench we're using is 58276. With our Underbed Rail Adapter installed, let's go ahead and put the fifth wheel hitch into place.

After we put our fifth wheel hitch into place, we'll go ahead and install the pins and clips. So our hitch will mount up to our adapter plate just like it would if it had rails already installed in the bed going across. That will finish it for review of part number RP30156 from Reese. .


Customer Reviews

Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter for Standard 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 20,000 lbs - RP30156

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (129 Customer Reviews)

Lets you adapt your Reese Elite Series underbed base rails to work with any fifth-wheel trailer hitch that is rated at 15,000 lbs, 16,000 lbs or 20,000 lbs and attaches to standard, above-bed base rails.

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by: Ron G04/01/2014


Thanks for the help with getting the adapter. This is how the job ended up with the under bed mount and adapter to the standard fifth wheel. 123262


Comments

The adapter has been working great. Gives me the flat floor I wanted and I didnt have to buy a different fifth wheel.

Ron G - 04/01/2015

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by: Alan A.12/14/2015


We ordered this for our 2016 Ford F-350. The part comes unassembled, but with instructions that are easy to follow. I did have to adjust after assembly to fit our truck properly. ( The instructions state you may have to adjust ). If you get this I will recommend that you get the wrench, it would have made the adjustments easier. My hitch dropped right in the slots and pinned right in place. NOTE: the pins for the hitch are not included, so order them if you do not have them. The adapter does not rest on the bed, only on the FORD under bed adapter. 233786


Comments

Everything is working like it is supposed to. I do not see excessive rusting, the paint is holding well.

Alan A - 12/13/2016

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by: Tim T.04/08/2016


My new F350 didn't have the under bed 5th wheel mount and I didn't want to use the rails that bolt across the bed. I bought the Reese under bed parts, Reese adapter, new legs for the hitch and a bed mat and installed it myself. I drilled through the dimples in the bed, bolted in the under bed parts and everything lined up nice. Since I went from a short bed to a long bed I didn't need the slider legs so I replaced them with fixed legs. When the hitch and adapter are out of the bed, nothing is in the way on the floor. I like it. 243480



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by: Bryan B.11/09/2014


Just installed the Reese Rail Adapter in my 2015 Ford F-350. It fits the factory 5th wheel prep package perfectly. The only issue I had was with fine tuning the latches (trial and error) but even so, this was a breeze to install (15-20 minutes). As always the shipping is FAST! I had the kit at my door two days after ordering. 160026



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by: Hermann O08/20/2014


I cannot express to you how happy I was with the ordering process+ the help I got getting the right product. I bought a 5th wheel adapter for my new Ford F350 superduty 8ft. box to fit an older hitch. The adapter plate arrived 2 days after the order was placed. The plate took me 25 min. to install. Thanks for the help! PS Great fit up. 147766


Comments

Its been a year, It really makes for easy hitch installation removal. when out I have an unobstructed bed floor. Great product!

Hermann O - 08/20/2015

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by: Sandra R06/29/2015


The product worked great. With just a little bit of assembly my husband was able to install the adapter in under 30 minutes. Our Curt 5th wheel hitch dropped right into place. Excellent ! 208134


Comments

The product is excellent. Easy in and out. I pull 2 large trailers 5th wheel and goose neck There are no issues swapping back and forth. I would recommend installing at least one pad lock on the cam lock arms. Have a friend who had his stolen from his truck. It wasnt locked.

Sandra R - 06/28/2016

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by: Ken R.05/08/2013


Just installed the Reese Underbed Rail Adapter in my 2013 Ford F-350 truck. It fit the factory 5th wheel prep option perfectly. Used it with a Husky EZ Roller Hitch, which I already had, real nice matchup. I ordered the adapter from Etrailer.com, the people there are very friendly and helpful. Got the part in 3 work days. Very happy with the part and the service. 79386


Comments

The trailer adapter plate has worked out great. Ive been extremely satisfied.

Ken R - 05/15/2014

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by: TWF09/07/2017


Installation was slightly problematic but nothing that couldn't be overcome with some patience. Instructions say a 1 1/2 inch socket, but I don't know where one would fit. Get yourself a crescent wrench that will adjust to that large size if you don't have a combination box/open end that size. Instructions were fairly straightforward. I had a little difficulty adjusting the anchor bushings to match the pucks in the truck bed, but finally got there. It also took a few tries to adjust the tee pins (half turn at a time, reinsert lynch pin) so that the locking handles tightened down properly without having to use too much or too little force. All in all I'm very happy because there was no drilling in my brand new F250. It does make the hitch sit a few inches higher in the bed of the truck, so your 5th wheel may have to be lowered and/or pin box raised. But I'm sure that will vary with each person's truck & trailer combo. 429793



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by: Mike C03/26/2015


Installed in 2015 F250 with factory prep pkg. Fit was perfect with only minor adjustment to handles needed. Matched up to my DrawTite 5th wheel and Kwik Slide perfectly. Shipping was fast and tracking details were excellent. Etrailer stays on top of the order all the way. 180934


Comments

Has been in and out of truck 4 times with no problems. Excellent product

Mike C - 03/25/2016

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by: Joe B.10/29/2012


We purchased a new Ford F350 which was equipped with a 5th wheel hitch prep package from Reese. As our Curt hitch was only a year old we had to convert it to the prep package. The adapter made the job easy. 58309


Comments

All is working well. It makes it easy to take the hitch in and out so we have use of the bed of the truck.

Joe B - 04/29/2014

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by: TexDriven06/25/2015


Reese part number 30156 was received properly packaged and in good condition. It was easy to assemble and install in the bed of the 2015 Ford F250. It is a perfect fit for my Reese 16K slider fifth wheel hitch. 207290


Comments

I am still using the item on my hitch. Working fine.

TexDriven - 06/24/2016

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by: DAVE M.05/18/2014


when pushing lock handles it takes some force, metal digs into palm of hand. maybe they need to put some kind of rubber over the handle. this is a great product, saves a lot of money from buying a new fifth wheel 131137


Comments

excellent

DAVE M - 05/18/2015

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by: Big Cip11/18/2012


Very easy to install, I didn't curse or throw a tool putting it together! It really looks good with my old hitch in my new 2012 F-350 Lariat. I haven't towed my RV as of yet, but I will let y'all know how that goes when we go camping next weekend. Attached are some pics. 59638



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by: Tim P.04/11/2017


This Reese product is stout, easy to assemble, and matched up correctly with my Reese 16K Pro Series slider 5th wheel hitch. The adjustments mentioned in the other reviews and in the installation manual took a little bit longer for me, but they were simple and well explained, I just had to keep adjusting all the jam nuts on the pucks until they all fit in the holes easily. Took maybe 45 minutes total. When I ordered it, the phone was answered by a woman, I was concerned because I had some questions about the adapter, whether my hitch would fit, etc. " CS " answered all my questions, looked up some info for me. Great job, always good service at etrailer. 365880



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by: Steve F.01/09/2017


Reese's Under Rail Adapter RP30156 is very easy to assemble and to install. Instructions provided are well written reducing the assemble time to les than five minutes. Installation took longer due to the snug fit between the trucks underbed rails and the adapter's pins. Etrailer's delivery time is outstanding as well as their customer support team. They were very helpful in identifying the correct adapter match. 331034



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by: Jerry B09/04/2017


I have been a customer of etrailer for years. I guess that you get to know a company when things go wrong. I ordered this 5th wheel hitch adapter and needed a quick delivery. Well, I received the adapter on time but it was missing parts. I don't think that it was etrailers fault but the manufacturers. What I have a problem with is when I informed etrailer of the error I was told that it would take 1-2 weeks to get me what I was missing. I needed this early - it's why I paid for an early delivery. I might be forced to return this and go get what I need from someone else. 428661



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by: Daniel G06/02/2014


A few minor adjustments and it fit like a glove. 133850


Comments

Working great thanks

Daniel G - 06/02/2015

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by: Joel06/25/2015


Easy install. Looks professional. 206999


Comments

Great. Easy installation

Joel - 06/24/2016

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by: Mark Mc09/05/2017


I just purchased a Ford Super Duty with the factory integrated 5th wheel mount package. As a result, I needed to either upgrade my 5th wheel hitch, or purchase the Reese adapter (RP30156). I chose to buy the adapter as my hitch was still in fine shape. The adapter went together in less than 30 minutes and fit perfectly into my Ford. The only thing one should consider in going this route is that you raise the plate height of your hitch by 3 or 4 inches when using the adapter. etrailer's service was superb as always and shipping was VERY fast. 429204



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by: Brent B.08/27/2017


Great Price, Fast free Shipping, Phone ordered and etrailer was excellent with fitment applications. Ordered this for my 2017 F-350 which has the Ford 5th wheel prep package. It assembles easy with clear instructions and tips for mounting. Sturdy, strong and durable. Easy to remove when not towing. Great product from the great people at etrailer. Saved me the money to replace my entire 5th wheel hitch. I kept my Reese 16K hitch which mounts to this adapter. Thanks etrailer!!! 425819



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by: Tony W.12/31/2014


The frame holes for the hitch tabs were too tight on one side and the opening in the frame needed to be filed in order to accommodate the hitch. Also, I would recommend leaving the Jam Nuts loose until the frame is placed in the bed as it allows for some bed variability and you will never get it right by tightening down everything and then trying to fit it. All in all it provides a very clean hitch adapter for my 2015 ford F250 with the factory Fifth Wheel Prep package. 167383



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by: Jeromi K03/30/2012


It was hard to tell from the pictures but this item uses the handles to rotate the locking clevis and is as easily removable as the OEM equipment! The fit was fantastic and assembly only took about 15 minutes. Big savings being able to continue using my Pro series 15k. 35599



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by: Charles S.06/29/2017


Easy assembly & installation. Nice adap ter. 400074



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by: Bob VC05/15/2012


I installed the adapter RP30156 into my 2012 F 350, which had the factory 5th wheel prep package. I installed my Husky 16K EZ Roller hitch onto the adapter. I did drop the hitch head down by approximately 2 inches. Overall project went well and I didn't have to buy a new hitch! 40537


Comments

I also have a EZ roller husky hitch and want to make sure it will fit the adapter was yours husky part number 07046 that is the part number I have? Thank youRich

-- comment by: Richard G - 04/09/2013

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The slots for the tabs that you pin down are 22 inches apart front to back. From left to right, the inner set measure 20-1/2 inches and the outer set measures 29 inches. Check the measurements against the tabs on your Husky Roller and make sure they match up.

-- Patrick B - 4/23/2013


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by: Jerry02/07/2013


Just purchase a new f-350 with factory prep. For fifth wheel.I needed a adapter to adapt my curt hitch to the connection points on the new ford.This adapter plate fit perfect.Delivery was quick.Instructions were easy to read.Product was quick to install- less than 10 minutes. 65342


Comments

Jerry, I have a Curt slider. Do you think this will work for me?

-- comment by: Steve J - 07/30/2013

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If it is the Curt R20 or Curt R16 slider, you would be fine with this adapter.

-- Patrick B - 7/31/2013

Comments

Everything is still working great ,No problems at all.

-- comment by: Jerry - 02/12/2014

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by: Steve S.07/18/2017


Received the 5th wheel adapter on time . Took about 15 minutes to assembly, then it took about 15 more minutes to adjust . My husky 5th wheel slider fit perfect .Thank you so much. 407440



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by: Will01/31/2015


Looks great easy instructions to put together and install in truck have not pulled with it yet fast delivery. I purchased this adaptor for my 2015 f350 king ranch with factory prep . 171979



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by: Charles04/12/2013


I bought this to use with a husky easy roller 16k fifth wheel hitch. This adapter was a perfect fit. Very easy to assemble and install. I did the whole assembly and install in less than an hour! 75591


Comments

with your easy roller sitting on the adapter does it raise it above the height of the bed? i have a cover i want to use when im unhitched and would prefer not to take hitch out. thanks

-- comment by: mike t - 10/26/2014

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by: Wayne C09/29/2014


Installed slider hitch with quick removal base. Also fit's and works great. 153449


Comments

Do you have trouble getting the slider to latch with the camper attached?

-- comment by: Greg - 07/20/2015

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by: Dianne04/19/2015


I bought this for my husband's 2015 Ford 250 pickup. The product came right away. The installation was easy. He likes the fact that when you take the hitch out that there are no rails on the bed. It is heavy duty, well made, and nicely painted. We have not had an opportunity to use the hitch yet, but so far everything has been great. 186255



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by: Rich K.06/16/2015


The Adapter fit the truck F 350 fine but the hitch didin't fit into the adapter. My Reese hitch was a older slider (1998) and would not allow pins to be installed due to binding. I had to upgade a portion of my slider hitch (side railles) to allow this setup to work. Assembly of the adapter was easy and it was delivered on time. 203714



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by: Jackie W06/05/2017


Received the product and was able to put together, install and adjust for proper fit in 45 minutes. Should of been about 30, if it wasn't for my own mishaps. Saved a bunch of money using old fifth wheel hitch instead of buying new hitch with ford pick system. Highly recommend product if your not interested in buying new hitch 388887



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by: Tom R12/11/2012


I got the adapter a day early which I appreciate and it went together rather easy. I didn't have 1-1/2" open end wrench so I had to find one of those buteverything was fine. I haven't tried pulling my RV yet but it should be OK. Thanks for your fine service and friendly sales folks. It was great doing business with you. 61190



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by: Curt08/19/2016


Product works well with my under-the-bed bracket assembly and 20K 5th wheel hitch. The only issue I see is that it raises the hitch height up a bit so an adjustment may need to be made to your current hitch or even the king pin assembly on your camper to provide for a more desirable and level camper setup. 285445



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by: Ron M.03/07/2017


As usual, support from etrailer is OUTSTANDING. Order, shipping, and most important support follow-up was perfect. etrailer will have my business far into the future. My new 5th wheel hitch fit my Ford F350 PERFECTLY. My first hitch/tow confirmed my expectations, NO PROBLEMS. Thank You ron 353514



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by: Steve07/31/2017


I purchased this for my 2017 Ford F350 with the under bed rail system. I have a Pull Rite slider that this fits perfectly for. I was a little concerned about the two working together, however after talking with the very knowledgeable people of etrailer, I knew I had picked the right rail kit. 413207



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by: Steve07/31/2017


I purchased this for my 2017 Ford F350 with the under bed rail system. I have a Pull Rite slider that this fits perfectly for. I was a little concerned about the two working together, however after talking with the very knowledgeable people of etrailer, I knew I had picked the right rail kit. 413201



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by: James05/13/2015


eTrailer was great to work with. As a matter of fact I originally order the incorrect part and they replaced it with no penalties. I only had to pay the additional shipping. As for the product there isn't much to say as the name brand Reese speaks for its self....always great quality products. 192399



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by: Jon06/27/2017


First of all, etrailers customer service is awesome! This was one of the easiest online purchases I've ever made. The hitch adapter is also great quality. The installation instructions were easy and right on point with good pictures and explanation. My 5 star rating covers everything. 399539



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by: Mark04/01/2013


I'll have to give this rail adapter a 10+. Assembly was a breeze and with just a minor adjustment, the adapter dropped right in place. Sure beats paying 1600 or more for another 5th wheel hitch when I have one setting in the garage. Thanks again for a great product. 73613



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by: Kleeat5505/29/2016


Instructions could have been better. Seems like a lot of extra pieces for something that could be so simple to fit in the Ford factory puck system. It is heavy duty and does what it needs to do. Fit perfectly with the hitch that we ordered to use it with. 253408



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by: Mike Harding04/19/2015


Excellent product, which solved the problem of using our existing fifth wheel hitch, instead of having to purchase a new hitch to fit the bed of our 20015 Ford pickup which has no rails .It was very easy to install and required just a few adjustments. 186254



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by: Rick B10/29/2016


Could not be happier with service and product. Underbed rail adapter arrived on time in great condition. Installation was easy (does require a 1 1/2" wrench) and it fit perfectly in our 2009 Chev 3500 with the underbed puck system. Thanks etrailer! 311836



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by: Wendell M.04/02/2017


This part was well worth the price as it allowed me to adapt my present 5th wheel hitch to the underbed rail system. I did not have to purchase a new 5th wheel trailer hitch to fit the factory 5th wheel prep option on my Ford F-250 Super Duty. 361765



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by: Nick R08/02/2017


Took a little force to get it to fit into place. The handles for the t-locks seem kind of flimsy, they bend quite easily. But it's better than paying $1500 to get a fifth shell hitch that is a direct fit for the Reese Elite under bed system. 413950



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by: Jimmy M08/06/2017


The delivery was terrific. We received it in less than a week. Assembly was fairly simple. And we've installed it along with our 5th wheel hitch in our truck. The only problem was the wrench we purchased wasn't made to last. Thanks again 416625



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by: Ron L.03/19/2017


Although I have not had a chance to use my 5th wheel hitch adapter yet, I would like to comment how fast I received my order. Etrailer is great in getting your order to you in a timely manner. Still waiting for spring to use my trailer. 355863



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by: kevin h07/19/2016


very easy to put together. install took mins made last adjustment in the vehicle. still have not towed my 5th wheel yet because it needs more miles before i can tow. the fit is very tight. will let you when i tow the trailer. 273617



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by: Greg n07/01/2014


The rail adapter fit like a glove. I'm thrilled about the product, rv dealers told me I had to buy a 2700$ hitch to fit my f250 2014 with under bed factory rails. I called etrailer and fixed my problem! Thanks Mathew C 138615



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by: Kim05/05/2015


Reese always manufactures top quality products! Always reliable. Etrailer is an outstanding company to order from! They carry only the best and their customer service is beyond measure, Thank you etrailer and reese. 190225


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  • There are two available alternatives. You can use a 5th wheel hitch that's designed to drop right into the pucks, or you can use an adapter that sits in the pucks and provides industry standard bed rails for a standard 5th wheel hitch to attach to. First the puck mounts. If you have the short bed, you'll want to use a sliding hitch, like the Reese Elite Series Slider, part # RP30144 which will drop right into the pucks. The hitch has an 18K capacity. For a long bed truck, use the stationary...
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  • The Andersen Ultimate fifth wheel adapters are nice but they aren't ideal for short bed trucks as they will not give the needed clearance to make tight turns. What I would recommend is the Demco Hijacker part # DM8550038 which fits the factory rail kit package without the use of an adapter and automatically slides back as you make tight turns to provide you with the needed clearance to make sharp turns. This hitch also has a 21k capacity.
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  • The Reese adapter you are looking for to use a standard above the bed 5th wheel hitch with the Ford factory under bed system is # RP30156. I have included a link to the installation instructions for you. Make sure that your Valley hitch mounting tabs are 22 inches on center front to back. The side to side measurement on center should be either 29 inches or 20-1/2 inches. Take a look at the picture I have included as an example of the side to side measurement.
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  • Are the OEM Ford Prep Package and Aftermarket Reese Underbed System the Same on a 2015 Ford F-250
  • The factory underbed mount on the 2015 Ford trucks is nearly identical to the aftermarket version. The hitches that fit in the factory prep package will also fit the aftermarket version, # RP30126. There is also an adapter, # RP30156, if you do not want to use one of the hitches that fit directly in the underbed system. The adapter accepts hitches that fit in industry standard above the bed rails. For a short bed truck with the OEM prep package or with the aftermarket underbed system...
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  • Will the Reese Rail Kit Mounting Adapter work with a Ford OEM 5th Wheel Prep Kit and Reese Slider
  • The Reese Mounting Adapter Rail Kit, # RP30156, will work with the Reese 18K square tube slider hitch, # RP30084, in the Ford tow prep kit that is in your 2012 F-450. Since you now have an 8 foot bed you will most likely have no need for the slider function of the # RP30084 hitch. This means you can just leave the hitch in the towing position all the time, or, if noise is an issue with the slider portion of the hitch, you can replace the slider unit with standard legs, # RP30727. The...
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  • Installing Above-Bed Rail Mounted 5th Wheel Hitch on a 2015 F350 W/ Ford Tow Prep Package
  • You'll just need a simple adapter, part # RP30156. The adapter will attach into the pucks in the truck bed, and the hitch will mount to the adapter just like it would to bed mounted rails. The adapter is compatible with the Reese Elite underbed rail system or the OEM 5th wheel prep package offered by Ford. If you'd care to see a product demonstration video showing the adapter in use, click the provided link.
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  • Adapter To Install Existing Reese 5th Wheel Hitch In 2012 Ford F-350 Dually w/ OEM Prep Package
  • For mounting above bed fifth-wheel hitches on your 2012 Ford F-350 dually, we have the Reese Rail Kit Mounting Adapter, # RP30156. The Reese Adapter will attach to the factory Gooseneck prep package and is designed for customers who have an existing 5th wheel hitch and a factory gooseneck/fifth-wheel prep package. Please note that if you have a 6-3/4 foot bed, it is recommended to use a sliding fifth-wheel hitch to have clearance when making sharp turns. For in-bed wiring, we have...
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation for a 2016 Ford F-250
  • If the 2016 Ford F-250 has the factory hitch prep package you would only need the part # RP30156 so that you could install your Reese 16k hitch. If your new truck does not have the hitch prep package you would need a rail kit designed for your truck. For that you would want the part # DM8552000-71. This is a custom install rail kit that will install in about half the time as a universal kit and will minimize drilling.
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  • List of 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches that Fit Directly in Factory Prep Package on 2017 Ford F-250
  • There are several 5th wheel trailer hitches that will fit directly in the factory prep package in your 2017 Ford F-250 long bed. I have compiled a list of the options for you and linked videos for each of them. I like the B&W Companion hitch personally because it is such a well-made and versatile hitch. B&W Companion 20K # BWRVK3300 Curt 24K # C16039 or # C16545-16017 Curt 20K # C16530-16017 or # C16034 Curt 16K # C16520-16017 Reese Elite 26.5K # RP30871 Reese Elite 25K # RP30143 Reese...
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  • Mounting a Pullrite SuperGlide 5th Wheel Hitch # 2700 in a 2014 F-250 With 5th Wheel Prep Package
  • You are correct. The Pullrite SuperGlide Fifth Wheel Hitch, # 2700, requires the industry standard above bed base rails to mount in a truck bed. The Reese Elite Series Adapter, # RP30156, provides the mounting slots for fifth hitches that use industry standard base rails on Ford Super Duty trucks with the OEM fifth wheel prep package. The SuperGlide hitch will use the inner mounting slots (see photo) on the adapter. This adapter is not permanently installed in your truck, so you can...
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  • Recommendation for 2015 Ford F-350 w/ Factory Puck System Towing 5th Wheel and Gooseneck Trailer
  • Although the Reese Above-Bed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch, # RP58079, will not work with the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter, # RP30156, I do have a solution for you. Instead, I recommend going with the Reese Elite Series Under-Bed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch Head Kit, # RP30138, in your 2015 Ford F-350 with the factory puck system. This offers a bolt-in, no drill installation which means you won't have to drill into the frame of your truck. Just one hole in the bed for the gooseneck...
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  • Can I Mount an Old 5th Wheel Hitch In 2011 Ford F-350 with Hitch Prep Option
  • There is a mounting adapter available you can use to mount your existing fifth-wheel hitch in your 2011 Ford F-350 with underbed hitch prep package. Checkout the Reese Rail Kit Mounting Adapter, part # RP30156. This adapter will allow you to mount non-elite series fifth-wheel hitches to hitch prep option in your Ford F-350. Before this adapter was available, the Elite Series hitches were the only hitches that would work with the hitch prep option from Ford. The reason is because the...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2012 Ford F-250 with Factory Prep Package
  • The king pin is the large pin on the trailer. For a 5th wheel trailer hitch that will fit the 2012 Ford F-250 with the factory prep package you have a couple of options. First, the prep package was designed for use with the Reese Elite Series 5th wheel hitches. If you have a long bed truck use # RP30142 with an 18k capacity or # RP30143 with a 25k capacity. If you have a short bed then you will need a slider, # RP30144, with an 18k capacity. The other option is to use an adapter,...
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  • Recommended Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2012 Ford F250 w/ Factory Fifth Wheel Prep Kit
  • Because your F250 is not a long bed model, I would highly recommend you go with the Reese Elite Series w/ Slider, part # RP30144. Although the current trailer you are looking at has a v-type nose on it that might work okay with the # RP30142 and have proper clearance for making turns, having the sliding hitch would allow you more flexibility in the event you switched to a different fifth wheel in the future. Both the Reese Elite Series w/ Slider # RP30144 and the non-sliding model,...
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  • Will PullRite SuperGlide Fifth Wheel Hitch Fit Ford F-350 With Factory Rail Kit
  • It would depend on the model Pullrite Superglide hitch you have. If it uses industry standard rails then you would need an adaptor like part # RP30156. This would lock into the puck system in the bed of the F-350 and allow you to attach the hitch. If you have a hitch that does not use industry standard rails, we do not have a rail kit that would work for you. If your SuperGlide does not use standard rails you may want to order a truck without the factory under bed kit and then contact...
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  • Will Reese 5th Wheel Rails Work with a Demco HiJacker 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch
  • There is a version of the Demco HiJacker 5th wheel hitch that fits in industry standard above the bed rails but it does not look like yours is one of them. Yours looks like it fits the below the bed system so it would not work with the Reese rails. There isn't a Demco below the bed installation kit for your 2006 Nissan Titan that will work. So what I recommend is a new hitch and installation kit. Since your truck has the 6-1/2 foot bed you will likely need a slider to be able to make...
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  • Compatibility of 5th Wheel Hitches with Reese Elite Underbed System In 2016 GMC Sierra 3500, 8ft Bed
  • The Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package # C16530-16025 will not fit in the Reese Elite Under Bed Rails # RP30868. Only certain hitches are designed to fit in the pucks of the Reese Elite Under Bed rails, such as th Reese Elite Series Hitch, 25K # RP30143, the Elite Series Silder, 18K # RP30144, and the Elite Series Hitch, 18K # RP30142. The Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter # RP30156 will allow standard 5th wheel hitches to be used with the Reese under bed...
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  • Under Bed Rails and Parts Needed to Install Curt Q24 Fifth Wheel Hitch in 2015 Chevy Silverado 3500
  • For an under bed fifth wheel rail kit that's compatible with your 2015 Silverado, you'll need the Reese # RP30868 under bed rail kit. If you think you might need to tow a gooseneck trailer sometime in the future, you might consider the # RP30158-68 which includes an integrated gooseneck hitch, which will give you the full flexibility to tow anything. If you don't already have a Q24 fifth wheel hitch, Curt offers the # C16545-16017 which is compatible with the under bed rails or puck...
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  • Hitch Prep Package Adapter Recommendation for a 2016 Ford F-250 with Hitch Prep
  • Yes, the Reese Elite Fifth Wheel Hitch Prep Package Adapter part # RP30156 that you referenced will fit the factory hitch prep package of your 2016 Ford F-250 and will give you a set of industry standard fifth wheel rails for a fifth wheel hitch. I attached an install video that shows it being used for you to check out as well.
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch Adapter for 2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty With Factory 5th Wheel Prep Package
  • Since your 2015 F-350 Super Duty has the factory 5th wheel prep package you'll want to use the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter # RP30156 which is shown in the linked video. This adapter accommodates standard 5th-wheel trailer hitches with weight ratings of 15,000 lbs, 16,000 lbs, or 20,000 lbs. You can still use your 25K-rated hitch but the system capacity will be 20,000-lbs overall. I've linked for your reference an article on 5th wheel installation tips.
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  • How to Identify if a Truck has Reese Elite or Signature Series Rail Kit Installed
  • Check out the picture I attached that shows the dimensions of what Reese Elite or Signature Series pucks would be in the bed of a truck like yours. If you measure the center to center distance of the pucks, and they come out to be 13 by 30 inches, they are Reese Elite rails that would be compatible with the Reese Elite 18K hitch # RP30142 or the 25K model, part # RP30143. If you wished to use a different hitch that's compatible with industry standard bed rails, an adapter is available,...
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  • Will the Reese Elite Series Rail Adapter Work With a Curt Q20 Sliding 5th Wheel in a 2017 Ford F-350
  • If you already have the full sliding version of the Curt Q20 # C16536, then the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter # RP30156 is an excellent choice that will work great on your 2017 Ford F-350 with the factory prep package. The Rail Adapter is rated for 20,000 lbs as well so you will not have to worry about exceeding the weight limit of the rails before exceeding the max weight limit of your Q20.
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  • Installing Fifth Wheel Hitch in 2014 Ford F350 Dually w/ Factory 5th Wheel/Gooseneck towing Prep Pkg
  • Since you have the pucks pre-installed, you won't need the install kit or anything else. You would simply remove the covers over the pucks in your truck bed and drop in an Elite Series fifth wheel hitch like the # RP30142 for an 18K capacity or the # RP30143 for a 25K capacity. B&W also offers the Companion, part # BWRVK3300 which has a 20K capacity that would also drop right into the pucks installed in your truck bed. An adapter like the # RP30156 would allow you to use a regular fifth...
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  • Recommended Gooseneck Hitch for a 2017 Ford F-350 DRW With the Factory Puck System
  • Since your 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty has the Dual Wheels, there is another solution for you to tow a gooseneck trailer. Since the factory puck system on your F-350 should already have a center puck for a gooseneck hitch ball all you will need to do is install the Reese Elite Series Pop-In Ball Kit # RP30137. This hitch ball will pop in and pop out of your bed without having to reach inside your wheel-well to unlatch the locking mechanism like you would with the B&W Turnoverball Underbed...
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  • Under-Bed 5th Wheel Kit for a 2013 Ford Super Duty
  • Thank you for sending the pictures. Your truck does not have the under-bed rail kit for the fifth wheel prep package. If you would like to add an under-bed fifth wheel kit to your 2013 Ford Super Duty, you can install the Reese Elite Series Under-Bed Rail Kit, # RP30126. This will provide the 4 pucks in the bed just like the fifth wheel prep package that is offered by Ford. I have attached an installation video for you to check out. For a fifth wheel hitch, you can use the Reese Elite...
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  • Will a Pullrite 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Fit the Ford Factory Prep Package on a 2014 Ford F-450
  • If your Pullrite hitch is the type that fits in industry standard above the bed rails then you could use it in the Reese adapter # RP30156. But if it is a SuperGlide or otherwise does not fit in above the red rails that run across the width of the bed then there is currently no adapter available unless Pullrite makes one. The other option is to use the adapter and a compatible hitch such as the Reese Select Plus, # RP30081 rated for 20K. Or you could skip the adapter and use a Reese...
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  • Availability of Rail Kit Adapter to Fit 2017 Ford F-350 with Factory Rail Kit
  • If the Pull Rite hitch is the style that is designed to fit the industry standard fifth wheel rails that are 22 inches apart front to back then we have the part # RP30156 which will fit the rail kit of your 2017 Ford F-350 and the hitch. If instead it's the Pull Rite style of hitch that is designed to fit their unique rail kit you'd have to contact them to see about an adapter. I attached a review video for this adapter for you to check out as well.
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  • Curt Q-20 5th Wheel Hitch Compatibility With 2017 Ford F-450 Super Duty Dually
  • Your Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs, # C16130, is absolutely able to be used on a 2017 Ford F-450 Super Duty Dually. To get the above bed rails for the 2017 model without factory rail kit, you will use the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit - Carbide Finish, # C16445-204. If you have the factory rail kit, you will need the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter for Standard 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 20,000 lbs, # RP30156. This will allow you to use...
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