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Custom Underbed Installation Kit for B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

Custom Underbed Installation Kit for B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

Item # BWGNRK1012-5W
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Fifth Wheel Installation Kit

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Install a Companion fifth-wheel hitch in your truck bed with this custom kit. Better than a traditional mounting kit, this setup doubles as a gooseneck hitch when the fifth wheel is removed, and the underbed design allows for full bed access. 1-800-940-8924 to order B and W fifth wheel installation kit part number BWGNRK1012-5W or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all B and W products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Custom Underbed Installation Kit for B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches. Fifth Wheel Installation Kit reviews from real customers.
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B and W Fifth Wheel Installation Kit - BWGNRK1012-5W

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Install a Companion fifth-wheel hitch in your truck bed with this custom kit. Better than a traditional mounting kit, this setup doubles as a gooseneck hitch when the fifth wheel is removed, and the underbed design allows for full bed access.


Features:

  • Lets you install your B&W Companion 5th wheel trailer hitch (BWRVK3500 or BWRVK3400)
  • Doubles as heavy-duty Turnoverball gooseneck trailer hitch
    • Includes rails, gooseneck hitch head, safety chain loops, and hitch ball
  • Provides complete truck bed access when you're not towing
    • Single hole in center of bed is mounting point for hitch
  • Installs easily using existing holes in your vehicle's frame
    • No welding or frame drilling required
    • Truck bed does not have to be removed
    • 4" Diameter hole must be cut into bed
  • Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant
  • Made in the USA
  • Limited lifetime warranty


B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Trailer Hitch

B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Hitch

Not only does this kit provide you with a sturdy, custom base for installing your Companion fifth-wheel trailer hitch in the bed of your truck, but it also doubles as one of the most recognizable gooseneck hitches on the market. This fifth wheel installation kit actually is the Turnoverball gooseneck hitch from B&W.


Gooseneck Specs:

  • Gross towing weight: 30,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 7,500 lbs
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"

B&W Companion Installed in Turnoverball Gooseneck Hitch

With the B&W Turnoverball underbed gooseneck trailer hitch you get the best of both worlds. When you go to tow a gooseneck trailer, the Turnoverball creates a sturdy, dependable connection with your trailer. And when you're done towing, you can stow the ball upside down in the hitch to get full bed access and a clean appearance. When you're ready to tow your fifth wheel trailer, just install the Companion in the ball hole in place of the gooseneck ball and lock the post in place using the built-in handle. You can remove the fifth wheel when you're done towing, leaving your truck bed open once again.


Simple, Custom Installation

This kit is custom designed for your vehicle. The mounting brackets bolt to existing holes in your truck's frame. While some modification is required - you will need to cut a 4" diameter hole in your bed for the hitch ball and drill holes for the built-in safety chain loops - there is no need to weld onto or to drill into your frame.


Once you have the brackets and center section installed, set up the operating handle. This handle is designed to be accessed from the rear driver's-side wheel well. On the end of the handle is the heavy-duty steel pin that secures the mounting post of the Companion (or the base of the gooseneck hitch ball).



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Installation Details BWGNRK1012-5W Installation instructions

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Custom Underbed Installation Kit for B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - BWGNRK1012-5W

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (26 Customer Reviews)

Install a Companion fifth-wheel hitch in your truck bed with this custom kit. Better than a traditional mounting kit, this setup doubles as a gooseneck hitch when the fifth wheel is removed, and the underbed design allows for full bed access.

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The B&W under bed hitch along with the Fifth wheel companion hitch took the better part of the morning to assembly & install but was a great fit and great quality. Thank you etrailer for your help with my order and your fast shipping.
Thanks again

Joe B.

6/19/2020

I pull a 19,000 Fuzion 429 toy hauler &amp it works great



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The hitch came in like promised installed, took me about four hours. Instructions were really great. These guys at etrailer.com really helps. You decide which one to get for your vehicle. Prices were really good. Give these guys a try.



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Definitely like this setup. Granted for a 65 year old it was little tough getting to putting in all the bolts. Having a car lift would have helped, but did not have one in my shop . Installed totally by myself, lost a washed down by fuel take and they were able to send another one out to me. Great with the Companion Fifth wheel hitch. Have been pulling my 43ft and 18,000lbs fifth wheel for a year now. No problems encountered with this set up. Would go with this set-up time and time again!! Highly recommend.

Steve C.

2/13/2022

Been in for 2years now, no regrets, Would by again!!



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My order came quicker than expected and installation videos from etrailer made the install a breeze. I would highly recommend B&W from etrailer.



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2017 Ram 2500

I couldn’t be more happy with this hitch, it works perfect each and every time. The installation was not bad either for my 2013 Chevrolet 2500. I would definitely recommend this hitch to anyone who’s looking. I recently installed a different brand hitch in a friend of mines 2017 f350, as I’m working on this I’m thinking to myself I’m so glad I didn’t buy this kind. Overall b&w in my opinion is the best choice on the market today.



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Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Excellent product installed my self in a chevy 2500 hd. Instruction were easy to follow and precise. Really like the fact that when I take my rail out you gain the whole bed of your truck back. No pins sticking up just a flat bed won't know you were able to put a 5 th whelk hick and rain in there. Only complaint is because the hitch that attached to this frame is rated at 2k its is heavy to lift when removing. But if you have a chain host and a couple straps and can back under, the problem is solved and can be done by one man.



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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Quality hitch, Made In The USA. Installation wasn't bad, the video on etrailer's page was a big help.

Mark R.

3/21/2016

Works great



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Have always depended on B&W hitches. Is a bit technical on self install, but if you have the tools and time, it can be done.



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Received the the product ahead of schedule. Installation was simple with the provided instructions. Hardest part was raising my fuel transfer tank.



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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Was missing parts and powder coat flaking off. etrailer only sent missing parts after 4 phone calls and told me I had to repaint.



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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Great product and etrailer is a great store to buy from. Very fast shipping and also helpful install videos.



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Installed quickly and the instructions were easy to follow. Definitely satisfied with my purchase.



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It is a great hitch and goose neck. This is my second one. My first truck was wrecked with it in it.



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Great product! Very easy to understand instructions.



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It worked as advertised a quality product I have had serveral comments as to how good it looks

Roy

12/27/2018

It works great



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Great hitch



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Quick deliver, Excellent communication. Looks great on the truck!



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Fits perfectly and the directions are i mpeccable.



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Currently having this installed. Service and shipping was fast and great!



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Great price and fast delivery will recommend to friends and family



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2015 GMC Sierra 3500

Everything looks good

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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500



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