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Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 24,000 lbs

Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 24,000 lbs

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Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Self-aligning, pivoting head and included lube plate make hookup a snap. Legs mount to Ram OEM underbed platform. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt fifth wheel hitch part number C16049 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 24,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel Hitch reviews from real customers.
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Curt Fifth Wheel Hitch - C16049

  • Curt
  • Fixed Fifth Wheel
  • 24000 lbs GTW
  • Hitch and Install Rails
  • Cushioned 360-Degree
  • Standard - Double Jaw
  • 6250 lbs TW
  • 14 - 18 Inch Tall

Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Self-aligning, pivoting head and included lube plate make hookup a snap. Legs mount to Ram OEM underbed platform.


Features:

  • 5th-Wheel hitch mounts in your truck bed so you can tow your 5th-wheel trailer
  • 2-Jaw locking system provides 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact
    • Less rattle and more security than slide-bar models
  • 3-Point indicator system - color coding tells you if hitch is ready to uncouple, couple or tow
    • Lock indicators visible from cab
  • Unique spherical axial bearing allows easy pivoting of hitch head
    • Smooth, 360-degree movement - not just front-to-back and side-to-side tilting
    • Built-in cushioning absorbs road shock
  • Lockable handle lets you easily secure trailer to hitch with padlock (sold separately)
    • Short-throw, single-handle operation
  • Self-aligning head pivots for simple hookup
  • 3 Lube points with easy-to-access grease fittings
  • 2-Pin head removal makes it easy for one person to remove hitch
  • Included plastic lube plate lets king pin glide smoothly into hitch during hookup
  • 4" Height adjustment
  • Fast, easy installation
    • Drops into the 4 receiver pucks that are built into your factory underbed rails
  • Sturdy steel construction with durable, carbide powder coat finish


Specs:

  • Application: 2013 and newer Ram trucks with factory-installed towing prep package
  • Gross towing weight: 24,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 6,250 lbs
  • Hitch height: 14" - 18"
  • Warranty:
    • 10-Year limited for hitch
    • Limited lifetime for legs


Note: This fifth-wheel trailer hitch is not compatible with rotating pin boxes, such as the Reese Sidewinder, Reese Revolution, and 5th Airborne Sidewinder.


Secure, Two-Piece Jaw

Q24 Two-Piece Jaw

Unlike slide-bar models, the rounded, two-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.


Three-Point Indicator System

Get peace of mind with Curt's color-coded lock indicator. Just look at the indicator - either the one on the handle or the one on the hitch itself - to determine whether the jaw is in the correct position to uncouple (red), couple (yellow) or tow (green).


Q24 Color Indicator System

360-Degree Pivot

Curt's unique spherical axial bearing provides a durable pivot point that allows easy, 360-degree movement of the hitch head. This ball joint is designed for smooth, quiet operation with less clunking and chucking.



16565 Curt Q25 Fifth-Wheel-Trailer Hitch Head Unit

16021 Curt OEM Fifth Wheel RV Hitch Legs for Dodge Ram Trucks with Factory Towing Prep Package - 24,000 lbs

Installation Details C16049 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles





Customer Reviews

Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 24,000 lbs - C16049

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (182 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Self-aligning, pivoting head and included lube plate make hookup a snap. Legs mount to Ram OEM underbed platform.

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2019 Dodge Ram Pickup

I purchased this hitch for a 2015 Ram 3500 4X4 with an 8 foot bed to pull my 2019 5th wheel trailer a Grand Design Solitude 310GK. The trailer is 35 feet long and weighs approximately 15,000 pounds when fully loaded. This is my first 5th Wheel , I have always had a motor home in the past. The Curt 5th wheel hitch has performed perfectly over the past year in all kinds of terrain. I have backed the trailer into many campsites that have a steep entry and/or required a very tight turn to get into it. Absolutely no issues with this hitch, I would highly recommend it. 738731



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Product arrived the day after I ordered it. I now have it installed but have not used it yet. I feel it is a quality piece of equipment. Pretty heavy but needs to be for the load it will carry. A winch from the ceiling may be best if you want to remove often. None issue for me as I have a tractor with pallet forks. Great product so far. 608711


Comments
You might be interested in a lifting bracket specifically designed for hoisting a fifth wheel hitch out of a truck bed, part # DM6100. You can see the part by clicking the provided link.
-- Mike L - 02/27/2019

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I was amazed how fast my product arrived. Your attention to detail and execution was great. I have not yet unpacked because my new truck has not arrived. Thank you for your response. Frank Sebastia 565634



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Dodge Ram Pickup

I really like the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch that I installed on my Ram 3500. Makes hooking up and disconnecting so easy. The solid latching mechanism lets me know when i am locked up or when I am unlatched. How simple can it be to look at the indicator bar and figure out what the red, yellow, or green mean to me. No complaints after a year of using and the bottom line is - Yes, I would buy it again. 617465



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2007 Dodge Ram Pickup

Amazing product! easy installation and fast delivery 519407



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Dodge

This thing is very heavy. I learned the hard way to turn it upsidedown and install the legs and crossbar. It fits my Dodge like a glove. 653904



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2015 Dodge Ram Pickup

Very happy customer here. Ordered on a Monday and my Curt Q25 hitch was received wed with expedited shipping. I received emails detailing my shipment and a follow up email once received. Email also had attachments to youtube video showing installation of hitch for my truck. Really appreciate the extra customer service and will buy from etrailer again. The curt Q25 hitch was really easy to install on my Dodge Ram with the OEM 5th wheel package. All I had to do was bolt the legs to the hitch and the brace on the legs and place the legs into the "pucks" Took less than 1 hour. Would recommend a helper as the legs are heavy and hard for 1 person to hold and bolt together. 707750



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2017 Ram 3500

I am giving the hitch itself and etrailer a five star rating, as both are excellent. The big issue was all of the nuts and bolts were loose in the box and not in the plastic bags. After gathering up what I could find in the box I was still missing a washer. Thinking I would have to run to the hardware store I went ahead and took apart the hitch head and there was the washer wedged in the jaw mechanism. If I wouldn't have looked closely this could have caused issues with coupling to the 5th wheel. Also, for anyone thinking of installing this alone, don't. I did and it was brutal lifting this as it was heavy and awkward. Also, when replacing the head after removing it for installation, pay close attention to the sliding spacer on the rod that sits down in the mount. If the spacer slides it will not let you place the head all the way in the mount. Took me a while to figure that one out. 668796



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2016 Ram 3500

Received the Curt Q25 fifth wheel hitch well packaged and after opening, reading instructions assembled product. It's extremely well built and completely exceeded my expectations. Looking forward to towing with this setup. 597570



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2017 Ram 3500

Strong, sturdy and easy to use. You can’t go wrong with this hitch! 586352



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Great product 900456



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The hitches arrived as expected. There was a delay in shipment because part of the order was on backorder. Excellent price 898783



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by: 10/02/2020

Great hitch — great price — prompt shipping — great service !! 895995



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Very happy with my CurtQ25 fifth wheel hitch! 884066



- C16049
by: 08/26/2020

Assembled and installed myself. Am experienced so would recommend an installer otherwise. 45 min finish time. Hauls smooth as butter without the usual creaks and groans of the old school hitches. Hooking and unhooking are simplified with the site aids built in. Big Thanks E Trailer and Curt. 869362



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It was a fantastic experience from start to finish, very very helpful staff very knowledgeable, extremely fast delivery great quality and easy to use would definitely highly recommend this place to anyone, 868127



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Great 863263



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2020 Ram 3500

Have not installed yet, ordering and delivery was flawless and done in a timely manner, etrailer kept me informed all along the process 860598



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With my order I was concerned that I would not get it in time for my trip. I called in and spoke to Adam. He was very professional and thorough, gave me his direct line to touch base if needed. I received my order 2 days earlier than was expecting. No issues and product was easy to install. 860470



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2016 Ram 2500

Ordered the Q25 5th wheel package to install in my factory prep Ram. The communication from etrailer on every step of the process was superb! Was delivered as scheduled, even with the area recovering from the remains of a hurricane passing through the day before. They did an outstanding job in the packaging as well, making it impossible for any damaged to occur from shippers. Outstanding job at a great price! etrailer will my first stop if I should ever need anything else in this vain. 858928



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Exactly as pictured, works with ease. Pulling a 30 foot trailer and hook up was quick and efficient. Great system overall. Etrailer.com provided quick shipping and follow up on the product after it was shipped, very much appreciated! 852152



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2019 Ram 3500

Great product and came very quickly 850469



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2018 Ram 3500

Easy to install,,,Fifth Wheel towed up the mountain with ease! GREAT SERVICE....thanks AMY!!! PS..this was my first time ever installing anything of this nature AND my first time hauling a fifth wheel,,,everything went smooth as butter!!! Thank you etrailer!!! 844959



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Easy installation maybe a little longer than 30 minutes. Put it in a 2017 Dodge 2500. 829396



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Delivered when they said they would Perfect fit, these folks know what their doing and do what they say. 827715


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    Good question and there are a couple of important differences between the Curt A25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package # C16046 and Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package # C16049. The first difference is the jaw system, as you can see in the accompanying photo I made which shows them side-by-side. The A25 has an interlocking dual jaw system while the Q25 does not; these interlocking jaws result in the A25 always having complete contact with your...
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  • Curt A25 5th Wheel Hitch vs. Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ram 3500 Long Bed With Factory Pucks
    The Curt A25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package # C16046 is my strong recommendation for your 2019 Ram 3500 with factory pucks over the Curt Q25 # C16049 because of the A25's superior jaw system. The A25 is also easier to install and uninstall from your Ram than the Q25, and the A25 is compatible with a Sidewinder (or the OEM version called a Reese Revolution) while the Q25 is not. The A25 is an upgraded model of the Q25, and the improvement started with the jaw system....
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  • Difference Between Curt A25 C16046 and Q25 C16049 - 2019 Ram 2500 Long Bed w/ Factory Prep Package
    The primary difference between the Curt # C16049 Q25 and the # C16046 A25 is the way the hitch head pivots and the way the hitch jaws are constructed and how they grip the king pin. The Q25 # C16049 uses a spherical axial bearing that allows the hitch to have a 360 degree pivot and a double jaw hinge. The way the head pivots makes it a little easier to hook up the fifth wheel on terrain that isn't perfectly flat, but the pivot means that the hitch isn't compatible with rotating pin boxes...
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    For a 2018 Ram 3500 with the puck system, the absolute cream of the crop as far as fifth wheel hitches goes would be the USA manufactured B&W Companion, part # BWRVK3600. The extremely durable Companion's best features are the 1 inch thick jaw that holds the king pin very tightly for smooth and comfortable ride and the non-binding latch handle that makes it easy to operate the hitch jaws even if you aren't parked on perfectly flat and even terrain. This hitch is the top of the line, but...
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  • Total Weight of Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ram 3500 With Factory Prep Package
    The total weight of the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package # C16049 is 205 lbs, according to the manufacturer. The head weighs 111 lbs and the legs weigh 94 lbs. This hitch is a confirmed fit for your 2019 Ram 3500, and I have added a link to a video review, including one of the hitch on a Ram 3500.
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  • Best High-Capacity 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 3500 Long Bed Pickup with Factory Prep
    The high-capacity 5th wheel hitch I recommend for your Ram 3500 with OEM-prep is the B&W 25K Companion model for the Ram prep package, part # BWRVK3600. This will drop right into your factory prep setup without need for any adapters or rails. I strongly recommend this USA-made 25K hitch because of its unmatched build quality. B&W does all of their own design, fabrication and assembly right in their family-owned Kansas facility. This manufacturing control results in a hitch with outstanding...
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  • Troubleshooting the Curt Q25 Hitch Head Jaw Alignment
    The Curt Q25 # C16049 or the sliding hitch # C16566 with the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs # DM6099. The driver's side of the hitch is supposed to be level with the passenger side. The driver's side has a higher lip on it but the centers should line up. If they don't line up it is likely an alignment issue since you don't have that issue when you us the hammer to manually latch the jaws.
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch That Fits 2018 Ram 3500 Factory Prep Package
    Yes. The Curt Q25 Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package part # C16049 will fit your 2018 Ram 3500. It will connect to your underbed hitch platform and is pretty easy to set up and is very durable. It also has the adjustable hitch height options which makes this hitch very flexible. If you need 7-Way connector in your truck, I recommend # 50-97-410. I have linked videos on a couple of these hitches for you.
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  • List of 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches that Fit Directly in Factory Puck System in 2017 Ram 3500 Long Bed
    I will be happy to help. There are numerous options for 5th wheel trailer hitches that will fit directly into the factory prep package on your 2017 Ram 3500 long bed. Below is a list of the options. I have also linked videos for each of the hitches. You can use: B&W Companion hitch # BWRVK3600 rated for 25,000 pounds Curt 25K hitch # C16049 Curt 24K hitch # C16545-16021 Curt 20K hitch # C16530-16021 or # C16044 Curt 16K hitch # C16520-16021 Reese 20K hitch # RP30160
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    Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package, part # C16049, uses a spring-loaded locking dual jaw system to tightly grip your trailer's king pin, as shown in the linked video. The jaws themselves are between 1/2-inch and 3/4-inch thick depending on exactly where you measure on either the upper or lower jaw parts. Please refer to the linked image of the jaw mechanism.
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  • Does the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch C16049 Come with Everything Needed for a 2017 Ram 3500
    The Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package part # C16049 comes with everything that you need to install on a 2017 Ram 3500 assuming you have the factory in-bed puck system (see photo). The hitch will drop into the pucks and you will then turn and lock the handles in place to secure it but there is no other hardware required for this. The puck system is a set of five holes in the truck bed, four on the perimeter and one in the center which would be pretty apparent if...
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  • Lighter Weight Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2017 Ram 3500 with Factory Rail Kit
    The Curt Q20 hitch part # C16530-16021 which is a confirmed fit for the factory rail kit of your 2017 Ram 3500 weighs 202 lbs and the Q25 part # C16049 weighs 205 lbs. Another option to consider is the B and W Companion part # BWRVK3600 which is also a fit. It weighs a bit more at 216 lbs but is designed to be removed/installed in sections that you are having to remove all of the weight at one time. I attached an install video that shows this installing in a similar Ram truck for...
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  • Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2015 Ram 3500 with Factory Prep Package
    The Curt Q25 5th wheel trailer hitch, # C16049, for the factory puck system in the 2014 Ram 3500, will fit both long and short bed versions of the truck. As long as it has the factory puck system this hitch will fit. I have linked a video review of this hitch for you.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2020 Ram 3500 that Has More than 16k Capacity
    Yes, we do have fifth wheel hitches that fit the factory rail kit of your 2020 Ram 3500 that have more than enough capacity to tow a 16,000 lb trailer. The Curt Q25 # C16049 you referenced is one but I would recommend the B and W Companion hitch part # BWRVK3600 as your best option. This USA made hitch has a 25k capacity, is very easy to use, can come apart in smaller sections easily for easier install/removal, and has the tightest jaw design which will give you the smoothest ride quality...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitches for Factory Pucks System in a 2018 Ram 2500 Long Bed
    For your 2018 Ram 2500 long bed with the factory 5th wheel puck system the B&W Companion # BWRVK3600 is a direct fit. You could also use Curt hitch # C16049, # C16545-16021, or # C16046 rated for 24K, # C16044 or # C16530-16021 rated for 20K, or # C16520-16021 rated for 16K. Reese has hitch # RP30160 rated for 20K. The B&W hitch is the most popular but the Curt hitches have cushioned heads for improved ride quality. I have linked some video reviews for you.
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  • Cover and Lock Needed for 2014 Ram 3500 OEM Puck System and Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch
    To cover the Curt Q25 # C16049 installed on your 2014 Ram 3500 I recommend the Classic Accessories Cover # CA80116. There isn't a custom cover for the Q25 but this is a great option that has had a lot of success with many 5th wheel hitches including the B&W Companion which is a bit bulkier than your Q25. The cover for the center hole for the OEM puck system on your Ram is part # C66145. It has an inner diameter of 2-1/4" and an outside diameter of 3-1/4" which matches up with what comes...
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  • Recommended Curt Fifth Wheel for my 2018 Ram 3500 Prep Package
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  • Difference Between Curt A25 and Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch For a 2019 Ram 3500 Prep Package
    The Curt A25 5th wheel trailer hitch part # C16046 and the Curt Q25 5th wheel trailer hitch part # C16049 that fit the 2019 Ram 3500 OEM prep package are essentially the same hitch except for the hitch head specifically the jaw. They both provide the same 24,000 lbs of towing capacity and 14-18 inches of height adjustment however, the A25 is basically an upgraded version of the Q25. The A25 it's interlocking jaw that results in full contact with the king pin on the fifth wheel trailer....
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  • Difference Between Curt A25 and Q25 Fifth wheel Hitches
    That's a really good question, they do look very similar. I recommend the A25 # C16046 for your 2019 Ram 3500 with an 8ft bed and factory puck system. The A25 has a 2 piece jaw that overlaps slightly, where the Q25 butts up against the other. This provides a more solid connection to the king pin resulting in a secure quiet ride. The head is also slightly different on the A25 than the Q25. Curt strengthened the A25 heads so that they can be used with rotating pin boxes, unlike the Q25....
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  • Does B and W Companion Hitch and Curt Q25 Hitch Fit 2020 Ram 3500 with OEM Rail Kit
    Yes the B and W Companion 25k fifth wheel hitch part # BWRVK3600 is a confirmed fit for the OEM rail kit of your 2020 Ram 3500 as well as the Curt Q25 part # C16049. Between these two the Companion is the way to go though. It is widely considered to be the best hitch out there as it's very quiet, reliable, and breaks down easier for an easier time removing and installing.
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  • Differences Between the Curt A25 and Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2017 Ram 3500
    The Curt A25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16046 and the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16049 are both a confirmed fit for your 2017 Ram 3500. The Curt A25 hitch is the newer version of the Curt Q25 hitch which features a stronger head unit made of a more durable material in addition to an easier removal process. The Q25 requires two pins to be pulled in order to remove the head from the legs whereas the A25 only requires one pin to be removed to separate the head from the legs....
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  • Difference Between Curt A25 and Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches for 2018 Ram 3500
    The Curt A25 # C16046 and Q25 # C16049 are both excellent 5th wheel hitches however there are a few upgrades on the newer Curt A25 # C16049 that make it the superior hitch and my personal recommendation. The primary difference between the two models is with the head. The Curt A25 features a stronger head unit with better materials that's going to hold up better over time. The jaws have also been upgraded to provide a more secure connection with the trailer and allow for a smoother ride....
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