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Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller, Rails and Universal Installation Kit - 16,000 lbs

Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller, Rails and Universal Installation Kit - 16,000 lbs

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Sturdy, secure fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual-pivot head with Permalube bushings and a slide-bar jaw for a smooth ride. Non-binding slider ensures proper clearance during slow turns. Rails and universal installation kit included. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt fifth wheel hitch part number C16616 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller, Rails and Universal Installation Kit - 16,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel Hitch reviews from real customers.
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Curt Fifth Wheel Hitch - C16616

  • Curt
  • Sliding Fifth Wheel
  • 16000 lbs GTW
  • Hitch and Install Rails
  • Double Pivot
  • Economy - Slide-Bar Jaw
  • 12 Inch Fore/Aft Travel
  • 4000 lbs TW
  • 14 - 17 Inch Tall

Sturdy, secure fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual-pivot head with Permalube bushings and a slide-bar jaw for a smooth ride. Non-binding slider ensures proper clearance during slow turns. Rails and universal installation kit included.


Features:

  • 5th-Wheel hitch mounts in your truck bed so you can tow your 5th-wheel trailer
  • Auto-locking, slide-bar jaw mechanism provides superior security
    • Rear tension bar works with slide bar to clamp around king pin, minimizing rattle and movement
    • Lockable with padlock (sold separately)
  • Non-binding slider provides clearance required for short-bed pickups to turn safely at slow speeds
    • Prevents trailer from hitting the cab of your pickup during sharp, slow-speed turns
    • Slides smoothly on rounded, non-binding rods
    • Designed for use on trucks with beds shorter than 8'
      • Not recommended for use on truck beds shorter than 6'
  • 4-Position height adjustment for multiple towing applications
  • Dual-pivoting head with 10-degree lateral movement for simple hookup
    • Permalube pivot bushings increase hitch life and reduce maintenance
  • Anti-rattle skid plate provides smooth, quiet ride
    • Nylon lube plate (sold separately) will help to prevent scratches on skid plate and to let king pin glide smoothly into hitch during hookup
  • Base rails and universal-fit installation kit included
    • Semi-custom brackets or additional hardware may be required
  • Sturdy, steel construction with carbide black finish


Specs:

  • Gross towing weight: 16,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 4,000 lbs
  • Roller travel: 12" front to back
  • Hitch height: 14" - 17"
  • 5-Year limited warranty


E16 5th Wheel Jaw

Simple, Secure Hookup

With a dual-pivoting head that offers 10 degrees of lateral movement, the E16 fifth-wheel hitch makes hookup a snap, even on unlevel ground. Once the king pin slides into the hitch, the auto-locking, slide-bar jaw secures it in place. A unique feature of the E16 is the rear steel tension bar within the jaw that activates upon hookup to clamp down on the king pin, providing a tighter grip that maximizes security and minimizes rattle.



R16 5th Wheel Roller

Non-Binding R16 Roller

Specially designed for trucks with 6' to 8' beds, this non-binding slider helps to eliminate clearance problems during slow-speed turns. When you are towing a fifth-wheel trailer, your hitch must be situated on the cab side of your truck's rear axle. However, at slow speeds you can use a roller to slide the fifth-wheel hitch (and the trailer) toward your truck's tailgate and past the rear axle, creating enough space between the cab of your truck and the trailer to permit less-restricted turning.



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Customer Reviews

Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller, Rails and Universal Installation Kit - 16,000 lbs - C16616

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (246 Customer Reviews)

Sturdy, secure fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual-pivot head with Permalube bushings and a slide-bar jaw for a smooth ride. Non-binding slider ensures proper clearance during slow turns. Rails and universal installation kit included.

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The hitch showed up sooner than I thought but the installation hardware was not with it. I called their customer service representative and she apologized for that and said that they would get it shipped asap. I will let you know more when it arrives. But they were very respectful and nice about the situation and that is why I will buy from them again. 883110



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Received hitch as promised, assembly was not too difficult but since I chose the universal mounting kit I needed a 17/32 drill bit which wasn't easy to get ahold of (etrailer should include this with the kit) assembly took about 5 hours but was not working on hitch the whole time. Used for the first time this weekend to pull my 35' camper... no issues, as of now I am happy with my purchase but may look into upgrading the head unit in the future 854868



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Arrived early, haven't used yet but was fairly easy to install. Will use this company again. 820962



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Upon receipt of the E16 Hitch, R16 slider, rails, & universal installation kit I noticed one package was broken open and it contents falling out. Upon taking inventory determined parts were missing. I contacted etrailer about the missing parts and they responded amazingly. Even though the damaged packaging was not there fault I had the missing part a day and half later. The hitch was installed on time and is everything I expected it to be. I will be a return customer. 762703



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Did job as made to do. When looking originally we went with the one with best reviews. No problem on our end. 736240



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Great product 611665



- 16516
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Good product 855389



- C16115
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


It is nice but has some play at the hitch pen that is not good . It Jerks when you take off or start to slow down and stop. 799140



- 16516
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


I've only towed my camper once with my new hitch so far and it worked just fine, when i bought it, it arrived on time and in good shape, the only little problem i had was part of the steel under the release handle wasn't painted so when it rained rusty water came out the handle tube and kind of stained my rubber bed liner, but it was an easy fix. anyway i'm happy with it ! P.S. the vehicle specific frame mount makes the set-up much quicker and eaiser than the universal mount . 305663



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The hitch is easy to put together as I have a 2016 2500hd I had to bolt it inn the very top holes to clear my box. There seems to be alot of plat in the king pin lock a clank and clunk starting and stopping. Id buy from etrailer again they are a great company this product was built for what I paid its a middle of the road hitch. I will upgrade at some point 377732


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It works I don’t care for the hitch after a year. There is to much slack in the hitch and no adjustment. Don’t like the handle you have to turn just right to disconnect. Wouldn’t buy it again matter of fact gonna switch it out this year as I don’t like it.
Myron L - 05/09/2018

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Thanks for your follow up Myron. I have confirmed with my contacts at Curt and if you would like you can change out the head unit of your current system and use the # C16520
Replacement Head Unit for Curt A16 and Q16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 16,000 lbs
$330.26
. This head unit offers upgraded features in the coupler head, handle and adjustable height adjustability of the head to the base. If you were to switch out the heads only it would be more cost effective that getting an entire new 5th wheel hitch, and you would be able to utilize your existing underbed install kit, rails, and slider portion of your existing system. However if you would like to consider a different hitch set up, I have provided a link for your reference that includes the 5th wheel hitches that have the same capacity of your exisiting system for reference.

-- Rachael H - 5/9/2018


- C16116
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


As a first timer towing a 27' fifth wheel, I was really nervous. And it didn't help that the people who installed my hitch threw away the directions. Thankfully technology and YouTube came to the rescue with a video on EXACTLY how to hitch up. And once I figured out that the jaws have to be opened to accept the kingpin, I was well and truly set. The hitch worked like a dream and hooking up was easy. Yesterday, I did it all by myself using the rearview mirror. Thank you so much for a wonderful, easy to use product. I am no longer nervous about hitching, unhitching and towing. Now if you have another product to help with the whole backing up thing..... 254388



- C16116
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Received in 3 days. Good quality, easy to install. Instructions was good if you have common knowledge of what your doing. I would recommend etrailer to anyone who is looking for a hitch for their truck. 637370



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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Installed nice no instructions on the right rear front bolt on a 2017 3 quarter ton Ram pickup rear end mounted were they wanted you to put the bolt on the coil suspension Dodge 520008


Comments
I half to disconnect all the pins and lift hitch out with trailer because I can not get the king pin to release when its hooked up I tried everything so Im not pleased with this hitch?
Jim - 06/13/2019

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This is a great product and all the parts and hardware arrived in tact. Had a few issues with the under bed mounts due to my truck is the 2017 power wagon and more parts had to be removed to get installed and relocate harnesses. over all installation took a good day even with a mechanics back ground. Also will be installing hellwig air bags to accommodate coil springs. I really liked that etrailer customer service called me to verify my order. After that the package arrived with in a week. Really happy with the parts and etrailer service. 477054



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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Well packed, free 5 days shipping, easy to assemble and nice looking hitch. Im extra amazed because i can remove the king pin base/head from the bridge leg assembly to easily transport them. Still not tested with the coach. Practically no lateral movement and have the suspicion bushings. Very firm and easy mechanisms. Do not leave the gate open for long term because could damage the main spring. I plan to pull a 11k 334FWFLS. Nothing compared to this hitch in this price range. I will add some extra feedback after couple travels. 450600


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More than 1000 miles pulling a 38 fifth wheel and still like new
Julio - 11/12/2018

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Hitch is well made and went together without a problem. I like the slide mechanism, works smoothly. I looked at other hitches and this one seems to have the best features for the price. Shipping from etrailer was fast even with the holidays. 594120



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Avoid, very poor quality. Bangs so hard back and forth seems like it will break, according to curt completely normal. Also made in china which is not disclosed before purchase 496415


Comments
There are three main types of jaw systems used on fifth wheel hitches, a slide bar, dual-jaw and a single wrap-around jaw.Slide bar jaws are found in budget priced fifth wheel hitches. They do a fine job of retaining the king pin, but this design doesnt hold the pin very tightly so there will be some noise and chucking during acceleration and braking as the pin moves around in the hitch. Hitches with this type of jaw are very reasonably priced, but the ride quality youll experience isnt always the best. Dual jaws are a better design found in moderately and premium-priced hitches. This set- up does a better job of holding the king pin and will allow some but not a lot of movement. Higher end hitches like the Reese Titan or the B and W companion use a serrated or partial wrap around jaw that further limit movement.The wrap around jaw such as whats seen in the Reese Elite series holds the king pin very tightly for very minimal movement and a very smooth ride.
-- Mike L - 04/15/2018

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- C16116
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


This hitch was exactly what I needed and for a great price! Ill be using this hitch for a 5th wheel camper ( aprox. 7-8K pounds). 894355



- C16115
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Thanks works great 893453



- C16115
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Great Price and Excellent Delivery. Rigged and Ready. Thanks 884082



- C16115
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


E-trailer made the order process very easy, and the shipping was much faster than I expected. The boxes arrived in fairly good condition, but the hitch arms were scratched up due to poor internal packaging. Since the hitch was packed in an E-Trailer box, I assume they repackaged this product. Otherwise, the Curt hitch and custom rails seem to be very good products for the money! 883907



- C16115
by: 09/18/2020

Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


item works great,it was easy to install 882777



- C16116
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Always find what I need. Info is excellent, ordering is easy, products great,delivery fast. Always recommend a trailer for all trailer needs 880583



- 16516
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Instantiation went well, for 2 70+ year old's. We were able to finish in 3 hrs. We left heat shell in place, little tight but doable. Would be a lot easier if turned around and mounted on inside of frame, you could get at nuts easier. If you wielded nuts on bracket and used hex bolts would be even better. Over all one nice hitch. thank you 862486



- C16115
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Review from a similar E5 in Fifth Wheel Hitch


Easy to put together and install. 861331


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  • Rail Kit to Install Curt E16 Fifth Wheel Hitch in Bed of 2016 Ram 2500 Short Bed
    The Curt E16 sliding fifth wheel hitch part # 16516 can be installed in the bed of your 2016 Ram 2500 but not with the rail kit that comes with the # C16616. Instead you'd need the custom install rail kit part # C16427-204 which will install much faster and easier while not requiring frame drilling either.
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  • Does Curt E16 Fifth Wheel Hitch Slider Fit 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Short Bed
    Yes the Curt E16 slider hitch and rail kit part # C16616 is a fit for your 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 and comes with everything needed to install.
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  • Is Hardware Included with the Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Kit # C16616
    Yes, the Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller Kit # C16616 referenced in your question includes all the hardware needed to install the base rails to the bed of your 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 and mount the hitch to the rails. This is an all-in-one kit and nothing else will be needed for installation. Just keep in mind that the universal brackets included with these rails will require that you drill into the frame rails of your truck. To drastically cut down on installation time...
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  • What is Towing Capacity of 2010 Dodge Ram 4.7 Liter with Tow Package
    Looks like your 2010 Ram 1500 with a 4.7 liter V8 would have a towing capacity of 7,650 lbs if you have a 2 wheel drive truck or 7,450 lbs if you have a 4 wheel drive truck. Those two figures would be the absolute max trailer weight you could tow with your truck. The Curt universal slider hitch and rail kit part # C16616 won't work for you though as the rail kit does not fit your truck. Instead you'd need the semi-custom rail kit part # C16306-204 which fits your truck and then the E16...
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    The A5 gear ratio code on the door sticker of your 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost means you have a 3.15 gear ratio.
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  • Can a Slider Hitch Be Used in a Truck with a 5 foot 7 inch Truck Bed
    I doubt it, anything shorter than a 6 foot bed a slider hitch won't give the clearance and most likely when slid back would put the pin box of the trailer in contact with the tailgate. The only solution we have for trucks with a bed as short as yours is to go with a Sidewinder replacement pin box. You would need to remove the pin box of the trailer and replace it with a Sidewinder pin box. Sidewinders are pin box specific so you will first need to know what pin box you have know in...
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  • Differences Between Curt 5th Wheel Kit # C16616 and Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # 16516
    The Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Kit # C16616 differs from Curt E16 hitch # 16516 in that it includes a universal base rail kit along with the hitch unit itself. Universal install kits are the most cost-effective option but do take longer to install and they do require drilling into the truck's frame. A simpler option is a custom-fit bracket kit such as the Curt Custom install kit # C16418-204 that will save you considerable installation time. You can use the Curt E16 # 16516 hitch...
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  • Can a 5th Wheel Trailer be Towed with a 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 with 5 Foot 7 Inch Bed
    Towing a fifth-wheel trailer with a 2010 Dodge Ram Pickup with 5 foot 7 inch bed is definitely possible. Beds shorter than 6 feet require the addition of a Sidewinder replacement pin box for the fifth-wheel trailer you will be towing. To select the correct Sidewinder pin box, see link, you will need to determine the manufacturer and model number of the pin box on your trailer. Once you have selected a trailer and Sidewinder, you will need to install a stationary 5th wheel hitch in the...
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    I took a look at the online specs for your 2010 Ram 1500 and while some model trucks (typically the 3/4 ton and 1 ton models) do have higher weight capacities for 5th wheel trailers than with standard bumper pull trailers this is not the case with your Ram. The 10,200 pound max trailer weight you found for your particular model Ram 1500 is its capacity whether it's a standard bumper pull or 5th wheel trailer. To tow a 5th wheel trailer you will need to install a set of base rails in...
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    For a 2019 Ford F-350 I recommend the Reese Quick-Install Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches # RP50074-58 or just the bracket kit # RP50074. The custom brackets will allow you to mount the 5th wheel rails easily and these rails will accommodate the 5th wheel hitches and the gooseneck adapter you have pictured. The rails are industry standard so you will have no issues with compatibility of your gooseneck adapter # 49080 or 5th wheel hitch between vehicles. If...
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  • Does Curt E16 Fifth Wheel Hitch Fit in Reese Fifth Wheel Rails
    Yes, the Curt E16 hitch that comes with the Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller # C16616 that you referenced is perfectly compatible with the Reese rails you have. For just the hitch without the rail kit (since you have rails already) you'd just need the # 16516.
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  • How to Tell if GVWR 7,800 lb Trailer is Too Heavy for 2011 Ford F-150 SuperCrew 4x4 3.5L V6 EcoBoost
    If your 2011 Ford F-150 SuperCrew 4x4 3.5L v6 EcoBoost has a GCWR (Gross Combination Weight Rating) of 17,000 lbs then you definitely have a towing capacity of 11,300 lbs which would be more than enough for a trailer with a GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) of 7,800 lbs. If you don't know what your GCWR for the F-150 you should be able to find it on the sticker in the driver's door jamb. The GCWR of a vehicle is the max combined weight rating for the vehicle, any cargo/passengers in...
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  • 2011 Ford F-150 SuperCrew 4x4 3.5L v6 Ecoboost Towing Capacity
    Your 2011 Ford F-150 with the 3.5 liter Ecoboost has a very impressive towing capacity of 11,300 lbs so it would easily be able to tow the weight of the trailer you mentioned with capacity to spare even when fully loaded. To install a Curt fifth wheel hitch similar to what you referenced you'd want the slider hitch part # 16516 and the rail kit part # C16441-204 and you'd be set.
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    Unlike the 3/4 and 1-ton Ram trucks the 1500 does not have a separate towing capacity for 5th wheel or gooseneck towing. Based on your truck, 2016 Ram 1500 Quad Cab 4x4 with 6 foot, 4 inch bed, 5.7 liter motor, and 3.21 rear end, and with standard rather than premium options the capacity can vary depending on the trim level of the truck: Outdoorsman, Big Horn, and Lone Star, 8,250 pounds Tradesman and Express, 8,150 pounds Sport, 8,000 pounds Laramie, 7,950 pounds Payload in general...
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  • What Does Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller and Rail Kit # C16616 Weigh
    The Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller, Rails and Universal Installation Kit # C16616 that you referenced weighs a total of 291 lbs. That includes the weight of the hitch, the rail kit, and all hardware etc.
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  • Will the Curt C16616 Fit on a 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Short Bed
    Yes. The Curt # C16616 comes with a universal base rail installation kit that can be used on your 2014 GMC Sierra 1500. The hitch is a sliding hitch that is designed to be used on the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 with 6-1/2 foot beds.
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  • Towing Capacity of a 2011 Ford F-150 with 3.5 Liter EcoBoost
    The 3.5 liter EcoBoost motor was not available until the 2011 model year Ford F-150. Based on the 2011 owner's manual your truck will have a capacity of 8,200 to 11,300 pounds depending on the configuration of the truck. I have included a picture that points out the various towing capacities of the F-150 with the 3.5 Liter EcoBoost motor. Things that have an effect on towing capacity are the cab style, bed length, axle ratio, and 2 or 4-wheel drive. So be sure to look at the correct...
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  • Greasing or Oiling the Slide Rail and Rollers on the Curt Q5 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch with Roller
    The first thing you should do is check that the head assembly is still square in the slider support frame. Loosen the bolts holding the head to the support frame with the slider locked in towing position and re-torque the bolts to the manufacturers specifications. This will square the head up and allow it to slide more easily. If the slider is very hard to slide Curt recommends application of a silicone spray lubricant or a graphite spray lubricant to the guide rods to facilitate easier...
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    I do have a solution for you but the Curt E16 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch with Universal Install Kit # C16616 is not confirmed to fit your 1995 Chevrolet 1500. The E16 hitch will work just fine for you. It's a sliding hitch which will help with turning clearance since you have a short bed truck. For the hitch use # 16516. Then you need a bracket install kit with base rails. A universal it that does fit your truck is # RP30035. This fits just fine with the Curt hitch. You may also...
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    With a bed less than 6 feet long, you will need to take some measurements to make sure you will be able to execute 90 degree turns safely. Since your bed is so short, a sidewinder and stationary 5th wheel hitch will be required. The correct sidewinder depends of the make and model of the pin box on the trailer. You should also contact the trailer manufacturer to make sure the trailer frame can withstand the stress of a sidewinder. First, measure the distance from the center of the hitch...
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  • Does Curt E16 5th Wheel Hitch w/ R16 Roller and Rail Kit Come with all Needed Install Hardware
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation for 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Short Bed
    The best fitting fifth wheel rail kits are the custom fit kits as they don't require frame drilling and the install time will be about half the time when compared to a universal kit. For your 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 the kit I recommend then is the Reese part # RP50142-58 which is custom fit for your truck. There is a semi-custom kit available for your truck as part # RP30035-386 but you'll be MUCH happier with the custom fit it. There are no universal kits that fit your truck. Since...
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  • Does Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller and Rail Kit Come with Everything Needed
    The Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Roller, Rails and Universal Installation Kit # C16616 that you referenced would come with everything needed to install in a truck bed. It comes with the roller hitch, the rails, and the install hardware needed to install the hitch in the bed of the truck so you'd be set. The only other thing you might want wiring to to give you a 7-way in the bed of your truck as well. For that you'd want the part # 41157 and you'd be set.
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    For your 2010 Toyota Tundra with a 5-1/2 foot bed, you will need to use a stationary trailer hitch, like # PS30093 with installation kit # RP30035-309, and a sidewinder in order to have enough clearance to execute 90 degree turns safely. I have included a link to the installation details below for the hitch. There are some measurements you can take to be sure the sidewinder, which offers the most clearance at 22 inches, will work. Start by measuring the distance from the center of the...
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  • What Cost Effective Fifth Wheel will Fit My 2014 Ram 2500 with the OEM Puck System
    We have agreat solution for you but unfortunately the Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16616 will not work with your factory puck system trying to install this one with the original system in the way would cause you alot of issues. Instead use the Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Square Tube Slider - Slide Bar Jaw - 16,000 lbs. part # PS30094 and the Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs part # RP30154. This will give you the fifthe...
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  • Can Curt E16 Slider Hitch Install in 2020 Ram 1500 Classic Short Bed
    We can help you use the Curt E16k slider hitch # 16516 in the bed of your 2020 Ram 1500 Classic but this truck needs a custom install kit as the universal rail kits won't fit like what comes with the # C16616. So you'd need the custom rail kit part # C16306-204 as well.
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  • Will Curt Hitch with Universal Rails Fit 2017 Ram 2500 Short Bed
    Yes, the Curt E16 fifth wheel hitch and rail kit part # C16116 would fit your 2017 Ram 2500 with a short bed. Since you have a short bed truck though I'd recommend the slider hitch version of this kit part # C16616 so that you have turning clearance. Short bed trucks most of the time need a slider hitch to provide clearance between the cab of the truck and the nose of the trailer.
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  • Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and Rails Only for a 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 Short Bed
    Generally speaking if you have a short bed truck, like your 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 with 6-1/2 foot bed, then you would need to use a slider hitch and not a fixed hitch. That is unless the trailer is very narrow or it has a tapered front cap that was designed to be towed by a short bed truck. Otherwise the trailer could make contact with the truck cab when making tight turns. If you already have frame brackets that you want to use then you would need to get the hitch and rails separate...
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  • Curt Fifth Wheel Hitch and Universal Rail Kit for 2016 Ram 2500 Short Bed
    Since your 2016 Ram 2500 is a short bed you'd want a slider hitch instead of the fixed hitch that comes with the part number you referenced. This will give you the needed clearance to make tight turns without having the cab of the truck hit the nose of your trailer around corners. Curt has a a similar setup with part # C16616 that has a slider hitch instead of the fixed hitch. This is a fit for your truck though.
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