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B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs

B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs

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Specially designed to attach to the receivers in your factory 5th-wheel towing prep package, the Companion OEM features a dual jaw for excellent jaw-to-king-pin contact and a cam-action handle for simple release. Easily remove for full bed access. Call 800-298-1624 to order B and W fifth wheel hitch part number BWRVK3700 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all B and W products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel Hitch reviews from real customers.
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B and W Fifth Wheel Hitch - BWRVK3700

  • Fixed Fifth Wheel
  • 20000 lbs GTW
  • B and W
  • Hitch Only
  • Double Pivot
  • Standard - Double Jaw
  • 5000 lbs Vertical Load
  • 16-3/4 - 18-3/4 Inch Tall

Specially designed to attach to the receivers in your factory 5th-wheel towing prep package, the Companion OEM features a dual jaw for excellent jaw-to-king-pin contact and a cam-action handle for simple release. Easily remove for full bed access.


Features:

  • 5th-Wheel hitch mounts in your truck bed so you can tow your 5th-wheel trailer
    • Works with factory-installed 5th-wheel towing prep package from Chevy/GMC
  • Rail-free design allows for full access to truck bed when hitch is removed
  • 1" Thick dual jaws provide 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact
    • Less rattle and more security than slide-bar jaws
  • Cam-action latching handle helps prevent binding
    • Simple to release, even on unlevel terrain
    • Lockable to secure trailer to hitch - padlock sold separately
  • Fully articulating head eases hookup and helps to limit chucking
    • Pivots front-to-back and side-to-side
  • Improved cab clearance achieved with 2" of front-to-back adjustment
    • Attach pivot arms to base in desired position fore or aft
  • 3 Height settings to fit your application
  • Quiet, rattle-free ride with polyurethane bushings
  • Quick, simple installation
    • Drops into the 4 receiver pucks that are built into your factory underbed rails
  • Gray powder coated steel is corrosion resistant
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2015-2019 Chevy/GMC trucks with factory-installed towing prep package
  • Gross towing weight: 20,000 lbs
  • Tongue Weight: 5,000 lbs
  • Hitch height: 16-3/4" - 18-3/4"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Quiet, Secure Ride

B&W Companion OEM Ram Jaw

The 1" thick jaw on the Companion OEM is precision machined to provide a tight, sturdy connection. And unlike slide-bar models, the rounded 2-piece jaw on this fifth-wheel trailer hitch inhibits rattle and movement by securely wrapping around your trailer's king pin, resulting in easier hookup and a safer, quieter ride.


B&W Companion OEM Ram Bushings

In addition to the sturdy jaw, the Companion has durable polyurethane bushings built in to provide a smoother, more comfortable towing experience. These bushings sit on top of the pivot arms that support the fifth-wheel head. Because the head is resting on a padded area, it is able to pivot without clanking. The ability of the head to pivot - both front to back and side to side - along with the trailer also helps to limit the chucking that may occur with a more static hitch.


Non-Binding Latch Handle

The dual jaw on the Companion OEM is operated by a simple-to-use cam-action handle. This handle allows you to quickly and easily release the jaws on the hitch, even if you are on uneven terrain. If any binding does occur between your truck and trailer, the jaws may remain closed after you move the handle to the open position. But because the handle is unlatched, there is nothing keeping the jaws closed except for the binding pressure. Therefore, simply driving your truck forward will be enough to force the jaws to open.


The cam-action handle is held in the closed position with the included pin and clip. For extra security, you can replace the pin with a sturdy padlock. The shackle on the lock you choose should have a diameter of 5/16", height of 3", and a width of 2-1/4".


Installation of the B&W Companion OEM

To install the Companion OEM, first set up the Companion's pivot arms. The arms are what allow the hitch to be adjusted front to back as well as up and down for optimal positioning. As a result, this hitch can accommodate the height of your trailer and also help to give you the cab clearance needed to execute turns while towing.


To adjust either the height of the hitch or the fore/aft positioning, just attach the hitch's pivot arms in the desired location on the base.


B&W Companion OEM Ram Feet

Then, when the hitch head is fully assembled, simply place the hitch in the bed of your truck, lining the base up with the receiver sockets in the bed. Rotate all 4 handles on the hitch base out so that the built-in puck receivers are in the correct position to install in the sockets. Once the base is lined up, fold the handles in until they are in the locked position and secure them with the included pins.


The hitch head installs on top of the pivot arms. When you have the head in position, simply secure it to the arms with the included pins.



BWRVB3700 Replacement Base for B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Chevy/GMC

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Installation Details BWRVK3700 Installation instructionsAlternate Instructions BWRVK3700 Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs - BWRVK3700

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (1732 Customer Reviews)

Specially designed to attach to the receivers in your factory 5th-wheel towing prep package, the Companion OEM features a dual jaw for excellent jaw-to-king-pin contact and a cam-action handle for simple release. Easily remove for full bed access.

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2019 Ram 3500

Fits the puck system in our 2019 GMC Denali 3500 perfectly. Extremely well-made! Virtually no "chucking". Would like the hitch plate leveling spring to be a little stiffer.


Comments
Absolutely no purchase regrets. Highly recommend.
James E - 08/05/2021


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I’m not very technical savvy & couldn’t find exactly what I needed on the website so I called etrailer.com and I have to say they have the best costumer service I’ve ever dealt with! The lady I spoke with was very patient and made sure I got exactly what I wanted and she was even able to save me close to $200.00 of what I expected to pay. They went above and beyond by her calling me back when she found exactly what I wanted and then again after delivery! I’m very happy with the hitch and even more happy with Etrailer.com!!



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2017 Chevrolet Silverado

I purchased this hitch to connect to the Chevy factory prepped 5th Wheel kit for a new 2017 Chev Silverado 3500 dually. My previous truck/ hitch combo (2015 Chev Silverado 3500 single axle 6.5’ bed w/ Reese Pro Series) used industry standard rails and there was quite a bit of movement in the entire hitch assembly and king pin area resulting in significant chucking on the horrible So. Cal. freeways. The B&W hitch was one of two recommended by the professionals at etrailer. I could not be happier. The hook-up is very easy & the overall operation of the hitch is much easier & simpler than my previous hitch. The 1” thick jaw makes a secure connection to the kingpin and the overall ride has smoothed out significantly. Great product so well liked that my son found a used one for sale and snapped it up for his rig.



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Pontiac Montana

After 6 months to a year finding a hitch, I decided to purchase the B&W. I reviewed several, talked to fifth wheel owners on what hitch they had, and the majority recommended the B&W. From it's easy to install and remove (if needed), how the hitch is built, It's heavy duty and looks like it's a hitch and rated for the 20k pounds compared to others out there on the market today, great customer service from both B&W and etrailer, I went with it for that reason. Now, after a year of use and 2 dozen pulls or so with it, no complaints. Had to make a small adjustment to it, to stop the "porpoising" affect, and after that, I have a nice smooth ride while towing our Montana 3700LK.



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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Great Hitch, secure latching and quiet on the road. (No Chucking, unlike the bolt on hitch in my last truck). It is relatively easy to remove and re-install - I'm 67! I have a small problem Unhitching when there is any pressure between vehicles, the jaws will not let loose unless holding the release lever open as I pull away. Item: BWRVK3700 Picture from: Spring 2018



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Chevrolet

I installed the hitch in my 2018 Chevy 3500HD DRW last night took around an hour. overall the quality is very good on the B&W Companion hitch and it fits into the factory puck system perfect. I have it set on the highest setting but still have to hook up 5th wheel to see if this is correct position or not to give me the correct clearance. Looking forward to trying it out this weekend. The package arrived on time and no damage.



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2017 GMC Sierra 3500

I am very happy with the B&W companion for my GMC with the OEM puck system. It was easy to install and is going to work great on my truck. I was worried about clearance with my bakflip bedcover on my 6.5 bed but it all worked out great. The photos, videos and Q & A really helped me make good decision so etrailer is going to continue to get my busness.



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2017 Chevrolet Silverado

Outstanding customer service/support coupled with a great product at a great price...what more can you ask for? My hitch arrived with superb packaging and simple to follow instructions. Being super meticulous, I installed my hitch in a couple of hours. The Companion's design works fantastic with the OEM puck system in my new 2017 Silverado 3500HD Dually! Really looking forward to hooking up my new 5th wheel and hitting the road! If you are in the market for a new hitch, definitely consider the Made In America B&W Companion 3700 5th wheel hitch!



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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Purchased this per recommendation from Jared. This thing was a direct bolt in for my truck as he said it would be. Took me less than an hour to assemble and install. This hitch is incredibly heavy duty for my purposes of towing my new 5th wheel trailer. This thing is going to be instrumental over the next few years for me. Even took a picture with it looking good in my truck!



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I’m excited to tow with my new B&W hitch. Fits perfectly and assembly was a breeze. I like the amount of adjustment both vertically and horizontally. Locking the hitch to the frame with the puck system is great! Item shipped quickly and was packaged well! I’ll be ordering more products from etrailer!



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The hitch was easily installed and has worked very well this last year Etrailer is a fantastic company to deal with The ordering was extremely easy and the shipment Was quick and my order was spot on


Comments
Fabulous
Douglas S - 04/21/2021


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Good quality, and easy to put together! Well worth the money!!


Comments
Shipping was quick, and assembly was easy. Very good quality!!
Bobby - 09/28/2021


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The hitch is easy to use and when taking the hitch in and out of the truck having the ability to break it down makes it lighter.


Comments
The hitch is still working out great
jim B - 04/11/2021


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Delivery was fast packaged very well.easy install only took 30 to 45 mins can't wait to use it with our new grand design solitude 373


Comments
Cant ask for anything better. Install and removes with ease hitching up and unhitching is great and tows like a dream. If your on the fence about what hitch to buy. This is the one
Bryan B - 03/23/2019



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I received my new B&W Companion Hitch Assembly and installed it on my new Truck. Perfect fit, and very easy to install. Plenty of clearance for my bed cover, so I can leave my hitch in place, when not in use. I appreciate the help from you guys in answering all of my questions, very helpful. I look forward to using my new hitch shortly. Thanks.



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2019 Ram 3500

great hitch assembly was easy i set up using the holes that made greatest distance from the cab of my truck i have a 2019 gmc 3500 61/2 ft bed i pull a 2012 montana fth wheel after carefully measuring my bed and cab and camper i choose the non slider model no problems plenty of clearence with my set up great hitch



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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

I received the fifth wheel hitch in just a few days super fast shipping. Everything was packaged really nice,no damage at all to the product.



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With the hitch separating into two separate pieces this allows for a single person when necessary to be able to load and install or unload the hitch.



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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

I only received the lower part of the Hitch so far. Package 2 of 2



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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

This GM factory under bed mount hitch is fabulous. I went from a Slider other brand to this and cannot believe how much better my 5th Wheel Redwood tows. No more clunking and severe jarring that I had been getting. This hitch is fabulous.


Comments
It works great!! The B&W product quality and ease of use has exceeded all my expectations. Other 5th wheel hitches have no performed like this one. No noise or clunking when towing at all, Thank You B&W!
David L - 04/18/2019



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The fifth wheel hitch is a well built piece of machinery. Initial assembly was simple and quick. There is flexibility built into the hitch so raise and lower it to make trailer level. Easy for one person to install and remove from truck.



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Hitch has performed flawlessly for 8 months to date. Have been full-time RV'ing with frequent moves. No noise. Great Choice.



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Overall quality of the product is excellent, very easy to hitch and unhitch. A couple of minor issues that would seem to be easy to correct, and would be consistent with such a high quality unit: The instructions were not too informative about how to attache the product arms to the base: it is quite awkward, even with two people. After completion, it would have been much easier to invert the base on a stand, and attach the arms 'upside down'. Having this in the instructions would have saved a lot of time and effort. The little spring clip that keeps the hitch head at a slight angle towards the trailer looks like an after thought, and here again, the instructions were weak. It indicates that the clip should be tapped on with a hammer, but this is, in fact, quite difficult to do. A better attachment system is called for, the only weak item on the entire hitch.



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My first fifth wheel and hitch so I've not experienced the bad. I'm no dummy when it comes to fabrication and welding - this puppy is a thing of beauty! Not recommended for frail old men humping it in and out, lol. I've used it a few times now and backed my wheeler up and into spots where it didn't belong, this unit didn't flinch. Zero noise back there and a breeze to load/offload from any angle and direction. Glad I did my homework. I like how I can lock the base with a simple padlock, just need to figure out a simple way to lock the upper on. Thanks etrailer!



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I recently purchased a Curt A20 for GM Puck System and had a lot of noise issues from the hitch when starting and stopping. Curt claimed the spacing designed into the jaw system could make the noise or the factory brake controller is not programmed correctly to the weight of my trailer which is making the trailer to slam forward and then reverse. Curt also asked me to lock out my pin box (Rotaflex) to stop the potential over travel of the hitch head. I did lock out my pin box and it still made noise. Curt did send me a replacement head with no issues, but it unfortunately did not change the issue. At that point they told me there was nothing they could do if the hitch was within spec. It is performing to their design specifications. So....because I was not happy with the product, I decided to called etrailer and ordered a B&W Companion for the GM Puck system. They were extremely helpful with the order and it arrived very fast. I put it in the truck and connected the rv. Guess what no noise, no slamming. B&W did a great job in the design of this hitch to vertically eliminate any noises. I am so impressed with how quiet this hitch is that I should have strongly considered the B&W hitch in the first place. The price difference was difficult for me to justify initially, but now that I have had the two different hitches, it is more than worth the additional money. Overall, Curt tried to help me address the concern and makes good products. I believe the hitch would serve the purpose, but comparing it to the B&W, the B&W is definitely the best hitch I have experienced overall so far and etrailer is the place to get it from.


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