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Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 25,000 lbs

Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 25,000 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. Rails and universal installation kit sold separately. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt fifth wheel hitch part number C16265 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 - Dual Jaw - 25,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel Hitch reviews from real customers.
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Curt Fifth Wheel Hitch

  • Curt
  • Fixed Fifth Wheel
  • 25000 lbs GTW
  • Hitch Only
  • Standard - Double Jaw
  • Cushioned 360-Degree
  • 6250 lbs TW
  • 13 - 17 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. Rails and universal installation kit sold separately.


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
  • Simple installation with base rails and installation kit (sold separately)
    • Compatible with B&W, Curt, Demco, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley above-bed base rails
  • Sturdy steel construction with durable, carbide powder coat finish


Specs:

  • Gross towing weight: 25,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 6,250 lbs
  • Hitch height: 13" - 17"
  • 10-Year limited warranty


Notes:

  • Because of the size of this item, it ships via truck freight and only to the contiguous United States.
  • 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.



16265 Curt Q25 Fifth-Wheel Trailer Hitch - 25,000 lbs

Item # C16265

Installation Details C16265 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 25,000 lbs - C16265

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (175 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. Rails and universal installation kit sold separately.

- C16265
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It is always great to have a store where you know you are getting the best price & highest quality products. Our Curt 25000 lb hitch showed up quickly & the instructions were easy to follow. We have been enjoying several trips without any issues with noises, binding or unexpected loose & sloppy hitch engagement. It is nice to have a strong, clean and simple hitch that provides security in towing our 45’ toyhauler. Thanks for a wonderful product & experience. 581342



- C16265
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It reduced chucking and took the play out when hooked-up. It is however much more fussy about accuracy when hooking up. But as long as you use reasonable care when hooking up it is a substantial improvement over the single jaw. 858415



- C16265
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I have ran a cheap competitor hitch for several years. A manufacturing defect (welded pivot pin) caused the hitch to fail and resulted in 18000$ damage to my truck and trailer. I chose the Curt 25000# hitch after much research and found it to be very well made and clearly shows when it is properly coupled. It is quiet and operates with minimal klunking and chunking going down the road. Overall I am very pleased. 790177



- C16265
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Affordable prices and very good services. Really they deserve five stars in addition to the strong origin 765270



- C16265
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Mounted this hitch on my flatbed 3500 Ram and the hitch works flawlessly. Pull 44' tri-axle weighing in at 23,000# with ease. Very easy to use and understand, very easy to maintain. 717806



- C16265
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Arrived in perfect condition, and on ti me. 716207



- C16265
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Very good highly recommend it but wish u guys offered a 30k fifth wheel set up as well but other than that it works great 673754



- C16265
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Excellent products and service! 599919



- C16265
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Very functional design with its color indicator for engagement status, very HEAVY duty, couldn’t be happier with this this 5th wheel hitch. Good value. 571437



- C16069
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Works great in our Chevy 3500HD. Little heavy to lift by myself but the fifth wheel plate comes apart with 2 pins and makes it easier to handle. Easy to operate 578195



- C16039
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Great price on this hitch. Quick shipment as well! Curt hitch was easy to assemble and install. Great company to do business with. Carlos 728271



- C16049
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


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



- C16069
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Couldn’t have had an easier order! I ordered my hitch on a Saturday and it arrived by Tuesday in 2 boxes. I was easily able to assemble the hitch in under 30 minutes by myself. The ease of the drop in system is amazing! This was purchased for my 2018 Silverado 3500HD, for towing mainly my 5th wheel but I can also pull anything I want/need! If I ever had to buy another hitch for any reason I don’t think I could beat the ease of ordering thru etrailer not to mention the best prices around. If I ever need to I would definitely shop here first. Glad I purchased here instead of paying more at the dealer for the same thing. 710865



- C16039
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Easy installation into our F350. Sales rep was very knowledgeable and helpful. 457149



- C16049
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


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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- C16049
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


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



- C16069
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


[Two Thumbs Up] 745101



- C16049
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


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



- C16049
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


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



- C16049
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Amazing product! easy installation and fast delivery 519407



- C16049
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


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



- C16049
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


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



- C16566
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Three concerns/issues. One, is that my truck sits so high up in the air, (Dodge Power Wagon) that when I was hauling the trailer I had so many issues with swaying. If you tow behind is not fairly level this will happen. It took a long time to figure this out. Might want to pass this along to other customers Two. Should the white disc go between the hitch and the tow behind as a protective disc? Three. on pull behinds there are chains or cables in the event that the trailer unhooks from the hitch ball. There are no safety cables or chains for a fifth wheel. How come? Just inquiring. 599459


Comments
The lube plate goes over the kingpin between the bottom of the pin box and on top of the skid plate of the 5th wheel. The lube plate is so that you dont have to grease the bottom of the pin box to avoid metal to metal contact. The lube plate you will use with Curt fifth wheel part # C16566 is lube plate part # 16721
Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate
$15.94
. Consumer 5th wheel applications connect to the truck the same way that big rigs connect to trailers and this is considered a secure enough connection to not require safety chains. Items that connect to a ball do require safety chains.
-- Heather A - 01/22/2019

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- C16049
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


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



- C16069
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Review from a similar Q25 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


The product is ok so far , there isn't any information on which holes equate to the 13 - 15 - 17" height setting . ALSO - the arm that activates the hook up for the jaws is very stiff and does not even come close to the ease of operation that the video shows. The shipping packages were very damaged and open at one end . The head was scarred as were the legs. The delivery person even suggested that we open the cartons to assess the damages. I figured that since everything was steel that not much could have been damaged so he left it at that. I had to use a thread chaser on one of the holes as it was cross threaded and would not accept the bolt. Besides all of this I hope the hitch is as robust as you all claim. Thank you - Mike 447661


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  • How To Use a Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch On a 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 with Pucks
    Yes, the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch like part # C16265 will work on a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 if you obtain the Curt OEM 5th Wheel Hitch Legs part # CU53FR. The Curt OEM 5th Wheel Hitch Legs will attach to the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch Head and then allow you to drop the hitch into the pucks for a direct, bolt-on fit.
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  • Comparing the Curt A25 to the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch
    The Curt Q25 # C16265 had some issues with the jaws that the company corrected, so you shouldn't have any issues. The A25 # C16180 came on the market with stronger materials and a different jaw design that interlocked and came with a lifetime limited warranty versus the 10 year limited warranty of the Q25. The Q25 has an axial bearing that allows head movement 360 degrees, so it is able to function differently. This is a limiting factor in that a Revolution or Sidewinder pin box is...
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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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  • Differences Between Curt A25 C16180 and Q25 C16265 5th Wheel Hitches
    The hitch jaws that grip the 5th wheel's king pin and the suspension system (for the lack of a better term) for the hitch head are the main differences between the A25 and the Q25. The A25 like the # C16180 uses an interlocking jaw system that does a better job of holding the king pin tightly, making contact with the king pin all around its 360° circumference. This leads to less rattling and banging which makes for a more comfortable ride. The A25 use a torsion dampening system in the...
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  • Recommended Curt Fifth Wheel for my 2018 Ram 3500 Prep Package
    For your 2018 Ram 3500 with the Prep Package the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package part # C16049 is going to be the way to go. While the Q25 part # C16265 is very similar its legs are for industry standard in bed rails rather than the custom puck legs for your Ram and won't fit. These are both however made here is the USA. The Mighty Cord 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Wiring Harness w/ 7-Pole Connector part # A10-7010 will work out really well if you do not already have...
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  • Differences Between Above and Under Bed Fifth Wheel Hitch Mounts for 2020 Ford F350
    There are two ways to install a fifth wheel hitch on a pick up truck. One would be to use standard bed-mounted rails. Brackets are mounted to the truck frame with the bed rails sitting directly above. Holes are drilled down through the truck bed to correspond with holes in the brackets bolted to the frame, allowing the bed rails to be securely bolted down. The rails have slots in them that allow the hitch to be installed and removed pretty conveniently. The problem here is that once the...
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  • Lowering the Front of a 5th Wheel Trailer Towed by a 2017 Ram 3500 with Factory Puck System
    You definitely want to tow your 5th wheel trailer level! Towing nose high can have a negative impact on tire and suspension wear and put too much weight on the axles. Even though you can make a relatively tight turn now without sliding your hitch back a slider is still what I recommend. Even if you can't get it down the full 4 inches even just a couple of inches lower would be beneficial. For this reason I recommend the Pro Series slider # PS30121. The lowest setting can't be used so...
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  • Could Curt Q25 Fifth Wheel Hitch Fit 2003 Ford F-250 for Car Hauler Towing
    As far as fifth wheel hitches go the Curt Q25 # C16265 does have a higher capacity at 25,000 lbs which would be a great option. But you'd have to consider the weight of the trailer you plan to tow plus the weight of the cars as well. This is just the hitch though. You will need to install a rail kit in the bed of your 2003 Ford F-250 as well so that the hitch has something to attach to. For that you would want the # C16443-204 which has been confirmed as a fit for your truck and would...
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  • How is the Curt A25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch C16180 Different from the Q25
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  • Will Curt Q20 5th Wheel Hitch C16265 Fit Base Rails in 2014 Ford F-450 Super Duty
    If you already have 5th wheel above-bed base rails installed in your 2014 Ford F-450 Super Duty then you can absolutely install the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16265. This and other 5th wheel hitches use an industry-standard configuration (see photo please). Do note that the 22-inch front-to-back rail spacing is rounded up (from 21-11/16-inches) which is the industry-standard center-to-center slot spacing. If the base rails in your truck have a wider spacing for some reason then...
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  • Will Curt 25k Hitch Fit Rail Kit in 2015 Ram 3500
    If you have a set of industry standard fifth wheel rails installed in the bed of your 2015 Ram 3500 the Curt 25k Q25 part # C16265 would fit and work well. The industry standard rails are the ones that sit 22 inches apart on center. If instead you had the Ram factory rail kit you'd want the part # C16049 which is a 25k Curt hitch that fits that rail kit as well.
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  • Will Curt Q Series 5th Wheel Hitches Work with a MORryde Pin Box
    It looks like you're asking if the Curt Q series fifth wheel hitches are compatible with your MORryde pin box. Yes, hitches like the Curt Q25 # C16265 will work with a MORryde. This is the 25,000 pound hitch that fits into industry standard rails. If you can tell me the year, make, model, and bed length of your truck I can help you find the correct hitch and install kit that fits. Or if you have the factory prep package we may have a hitch that fits without an install kit.
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  • Can the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Be Used on a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 DRW Long Bed
    Yes, the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16265 can be used on your 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 DRW. If you don't have the factory puck system then you can use the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Chevy/GMC part # C16411-204 to install the Q25 which is a direct fit so no drilling into the frame is required. If you do have the factory puck system then you will also need the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Chevy/GMC OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package part # DM6206...
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  • Gooseneck to Fifth Wheel Adapter for 2010 Ram 3500
    There is a way for you to tow a fifth wheel trailer with a gooseneck hitch but the Curt Q25 # C16265 you referenced is not compatible with the Draw-Tite gooseneck hitch in your 2010 Ram 3500. If that hitch is the Hide-A-Goose # 9464-57 you could use the Draw-Tite Hi-Rise Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter # 9480. This hitch has a capacity of 18,000 lbs along with a 9" king pin funnel width. I've added a link to a video review of this product for you to take a look at as well.
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  • Does Curt Q25 Fifth Wheel Hitch Fit # C16265 Universal Style Fifth Wheel Rails
    The Curt Q25 hitch part # C16265 that you referenced is designed to fit industry standard/universal fifth wheel rails like you have so this hitch will fit them and work great! The picture I attached shows the hitch installed in this style of rail as well.
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    For your 2017 Raptor 412TH, either hitch will work well with your trailer. The differences are if you want to also have a clean bed and if a gooseneck hitch is also desired. I recommend the Curt Q25 5th wheel hitch # C16265 if you desire the above bed 5th wheel rails. This hitch is a very nice and clean looking hitch with some cool components like the 3 point indicator system, a 2 pin head removal system, and 4 inch adjustability. It has a self-aligning head for easy hook-up and a...
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    The Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16265 is the same as the Curt Q24 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16245 for the exception of weight capacity. All of the features and functions of both hitches will be the same but the Q25 hitch has a gross towing weight limit of 25,000 lbs and a vertical load limit of 6,250 lbs whereas the Q24 hitch has a gross towing weight limit of 24,000 lbs and a vertical load limit of 6,000 lbs. The base rail installation kit required to install either...
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  • Can Head and Center Section of Curt Q25 Fifth Wheel Hitch Disassemble
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  • Is Center Section of Curt Q25 FifthWheel Hitch Available for Purchase As A Separate Part
    While some hitches will break down into 3 sub assemblies, the head, the feet and the center section, Curt combines the center section with the head as a single unit, part # C16565. The center section alone isn't available individually as a component part.
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    For your 2019 Chevy Silverado 3500 Curt has a version of their 25k fifth wheel hitches that fit directly to your factory rail kit but the # C16265 does not so it would not be what I would recommend. Instead the best option is the A25 Hitch for GM Rail kits part # C16066 which does fit directly and has a better jaw design that will hold the king pin tighter (quieter ride when towing)
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  • Will Curt Q25 Hitch Fit Same Rails as RBW Lil Rocker
    Yes, the Curt Q25 hitch part # C16265 that you referenced will easily fit the rails you have that a RBW Lil Rocker was installed in. Both this hitch and the RBW are designed for industry standard rail dimensions.
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  • Adding a 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch to a Flatbed on a 1990 Ford F-350
    I do have a solution for your flatbed 1990 Ford F-350 but the Curt hitch # C16265 won't work for a couple of reasons (flat bed height and lack of installation kits that work with flatbed trucks). What you can use is the Reese low-profile hitch # RP30054. It was made for flatbed trucks but will require a custom installation. Basically, one the hitch is assembled you will do the following: Using the 4 square holes in the base as template, mark, pilot drill and finish drill to 5/8” dia....
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  • Can Curt Fifth Wheel Hitch part # C16265 Fit 2006 Dodge Ram 3500
    The Curt Q25 fifth wheel hitch part # C16265 that you referenced can be used easily in the bed of your 2006 Dodge Ram 3500 long bed. What you need is a fifth wheel rail kit installed in the bed of your truck though. For that we have the part # C16420-204 which is a custom fit kit designed for your truck. A custom install rail kit like this will install in about half the time as a universal install rail kit and will minimize drilling.
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  • Recommended 5th-Wheel Hitch for 2005 and 2006 Dodge Ram 3500 w/ 6 Foot Bed
    The Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16265 referenced in your question is compatible with standard, above-bed base rails. If there are standard, above-bed base rails installed on both the 2005 and 2006 Dodge Ram 3500, then this hitch will technically fit either truck. However, since you mentioned that your truck has a shorter, 6 foot bed, it is instead recommended to use a sliding 5th-wheel hitch in order to provide proper clearance when making turns. I recommend looking at the Curt...
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  • Will Curt Q25 5th Wheel Hitch Fit Reese Base Rails
    The Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16265 will fit industry-standard base rails, which is almost certainly what the Reese rails you have in your truck are. You can verify this by taking a quick measurement of yours, using the accompanying photo as a guide for what your rails should measure, which is 22 inches front to back on center with the mounting holes measuring and either 20-1/2 inches or 29 inches wide. If this is not what you have you would need to get new base rails for your...
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  • Will Curt Q25 Fifth Wheel Hitch Fit Rails that Curt X5 Adapter Provides
    The Curt Q25 fifth wheel hitch part # C16265 that you referenced will fit on the rails that a Curt X5 adapter would provide. Like you mentioned you'd need to keep the weight of the towing setup below the weight rating of the X5.
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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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  • Difference Between Curt A25 and Q25 5th Wheel Hitches for 2017 GMC Sierra 3500
    The Curt A25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16180 and the Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16265 are both fantastic hitches and extremely similar to each other. Both will provide a 25,000 pound towing weight capacity, an interlocking 2-Jaw system for a secure connection, and a 4 inch height adjustment. The primary difference between the two models is that the A25 # C16180 is essentially an upgraded version of the Q25. The head on the A25 hitch is constructed of stronger material and addresses/resolves...
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  • Can the Factory Prep Package Be Added To a 2018 Ram 2500 To Use the Curt Q20 Hitch for Ram OEM
    The Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16530-16021 is only a fit for models that come from the factory with the prep package as this cannot be added after the fact. Therefore, if you don't have the factory prep package then you'd instead need to use the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16265 with Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit part # C16427-204.
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  • Recommendation Between Curt A25 and Q25 for 5th Wheel Towing with a 2020 GMC Sierra 3500
    Congrats on the new vehicle purchase! The main differences between the A25 # C16180 and Q25 # C16265 are that the A25 has a fully articulating torsion head and a 2-jaw system that overlaps while the Q25 had a spherical axial bearing for 360 degree head movement and an older 2-jaw system where there is a little space between the jaws. I recommend going with the A25 as it is the upgraded Q25 and the overlapping jaws provide a much more secure connection to the king pin. Please note that...
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