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Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Chevy/GMC - Carbide Finish

Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Chevy/GMC - Carbide Finish

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2013 Chevrolet Silverado - Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Chevy/GMC - Carbide Finish

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Install your fifth wheel trailer hitch in half the time with this custom bracket kit. Requires less drilling than universal kits and provides a custom fit for your . Includes everything you need for installation.


Features:

  • Custom brackets mount beneath your truck bed to provide attachment points for 5th wheel rails
  • Base rails sit in truck bed and allow installation of 5th wheel trailer hitch
  • Custom fit - brackets mount to existing holes in your vehicle's frame
    • Minimizes drilling
    • Installation time is cut in half, compared with universal bracket systems
  • Complete kit includes brackets, rails and hardware
  • Visible rails have carbide finish to match your Curt Q5 fifth wheel hitch
  • Compatible with B&W, Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley above-bed 5th-wheel trailer hitches


16411 Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Bracket Kit

16204 Curt Universal, Carbide Fifth Wheel Base Rails

Replaces 16413-204

Installation Details C16411-204 Installation instructions

Video of Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Chevy/GMC - Carbide Finish

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Curt Fifth Wheel Kit Installation - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado

Speaker 1: Today in our 2013 Silverado we're going to be installing CURT's Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit, Part Number C16411-204. This fifth wheel rail kit is custom designed to work with your Silverado. It's going to give you nine locations for many different types of fifth wheels. It will work with all of CURT's fifth wheels, and it will work with most modern fifth wheels of other manufacturers. You may have some issues with older fifth wheels from competitors prior to 2003.They're mounted above your bed on your truck and held in place by side brackets attached to the frame. When you're done using your fifth wheel you can take it off, and the rails will remain inside the bed giving you mostly full bed access.There's some minor drilling in the bed required and all the hardware you need to get installed comes included.

We'll show you how to do that now.We'll begin our installation in the back of our truck by measuring out the distance from our tailgate to our first rail. This is the rail that's closer to the cab. Now you're going to want to refer to your instructions to find those appropriate measurements. It's going to vary depending on the length of your truck bed.Once we've got that measured out we're going to mark the outside holes on each side as well as the center hole towards the rear of the vehicle.We'll now drill out each hole that we marked using an 1/8" drill bit as a pilot hole, and then we'll enlarge those to a 9/16" drill bit.We'll now vacuum out all the material that we just drilled out, and to help prevent against corrosion, we're going to use some clear coat on the holes we drilled. That will help just seal them up.To make it easier to install all of our hardware we're going to remove our spare tire.We'll now fish wire through our frame and come out of the access hole.

The access hole's going to be located on the other side near the center here so you may have to push it in and then go around the other side to find the other half and pull it through.Then on our fish wire we're going to place a spacer followed by one of the large carriage bolts. Then we'll just slide that in the frame and we can pull it through on the other side.Now the bolt can go ahead and stay in the frame for now. We don't need to pull it all the way out because we're going to need to get our bracket in position.We're then going to repeat this for our other hole and then both holes on other side.We only got two fish wires in our kit so we're going to complete this entire side before we do our other side.We'll now take our side bracket, run our fish wires through the uppermost holes, slide ones there, and we'll put our bracket into position.Once you've got your bolts pulled through you can take your fish wire off and thread on the larger flange nuts. Be careful not to push your bolts back into the frame after you take your fish wire off.There is a difference between your driver and passenger side bracket. You'll know you have the correct bracket on the correct side if the slanted edge is towards the rear of the vehicle.

The front edge will be rounded where this one will be cut at a slant. That's facing towards the rear, you've got it on the correct side.Now back on top of our bed we're going to line our rail up with the holes that we had drilled out. On the outer holes you're going to place a spacer in between the bed and the rail and drop your carriage bolt down through the hole. We're going to do this for all of our outer holes.Then for our middle bolt hole, since this is on the raised section of our truck bed, we don't need a spacer to fit between there so we can just drop our bolts right down.Now on each of our bolts that run down through we're going to place a spacer washer followed by a flange nut.Then between our spacer and the top of our truck bed we're going to slide in one these slip spacers and now we can tighten it down.We'll now use our fifth wheel to help us line up the holes that we're going to need to drill for our rear bracket. Just set your rear bracket in your truck bed, set your fifth wheel and your front bracket and your rear bracket and that will keep it all lined up and now we can drill out our holes.Instead of using the outside holes like we did in the front, our rear brackets are going to use the holes just the inside by one slot.Once again we're going to be marking the rearmost hole in the center.

This is the one towards the tailgate. We're going to drill each of these markings out now just like we did in the front.We're going to start with a 1/8" drill bit and then enlarge it to a 9/16".Now that we got all of our holes drilled out, we're going to put our fifth wheel back into our rail.We'll now take the same carriage bolts that we used before . These are the smaller ones, and we're going to push those down through each of the holes that we just drilled out.We'll now install our spacers and nuts on our side rails. I think it's easier to slide the square spacer on first with the square hole, thread the nut on, and then we can take our other spacer and this is going to slide between our bracket and our bed.On our rear bracket to get the bolts tightened down on the passenger side, it could be helpful to remove your heat shield here, or you can just take the lip that runs along here, and I'm just going to bend this upward so that way it's out of the way.We can now go back and torque all of our hardware to the specifications found in your instructions. The bolts that are located above the frame between the bed are going to be very difficult to torque. I recommend using a crowsfoot on the end of your torque wrench to be able to do this, and it's still going to be quite difficult even with this setup.All the bolts underneath the bed here are going to torque down using a 3/4" socket.Then we'll torque our side bolts using a 15/16" socket.After you've torqued down all your hardware you can reinstall your spare tire.You now verify that your fifth wheel comes in and out easily and install all of your pins, and you're now ready to hook up your fifth wheel trailer and hit the road.That completes our installation of CURT's Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit on our 2013 Chevrolet Silverado.


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Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Chevy/GMC - Carbide Finish - C16411-204

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (194 Customer Reviews)

Install your fifth wheel trailer hitch in half the time with this custom bracket kit. Requires less drilling than universal kits and provides a custom fit for your vehicle. Includes everything you need for installation.

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2012 Chevrolet Silverado

I feel that the installation video simplifies the process to much. Attaching the frame plates with the bolt fish wire was more difficult than the video showed. I am to blame for the first bolt. We started on the left side and fished the back bolt first. I did not check to see if the wire would go through both plate and bolt once threaded onto the bolt. I just placed the plate on the wire and then threaded the bolt onto the wire and pulled or tried to pull it through the frame hole. The wire was "bunched" on part of the bolt and would not feed through the frame and the plate holes. I stretched the wire to the point I thought I was going to lose the bolt in the frame. We ended up getting the bolt back out and using the other fish wire to feed this bolt through. We made sure we could fit both the plate and bolt through together before fishing it through the frame. Once we did one the other three went a lot easier but we only had one fish wire to use. I had watched the installation video several times and played it while we were working. The video is good but it makes the process seem to easy. I would like to see the video have more details about this process and have 4 fish wire instead of 2 or tell people you may want to have two more on hand for piece of mind. 438361


Comments
After a year and around 7,000 miles pulling our fifth wheel camper, I love the hitch. I have not had to use the sliding portion but glad we have it if we need it
Jeff L - 10/01/2018

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Whew! Installing that Rail kit about kicked my butt! The reason why is all the trips I made from underneath the truck and back. The Rail kit is a very high Quality Product from Curt that fits perfectly in the bed of my truck. The hardware is also high quality. One downside is there isn't a lot of room to work as the gas tank on one side and the exhaust on the other side prevents easy access (gas tank in particular). It was very hard to get a wrench on the nuts unless you used a Gearwrench. After the install they are torqued to 110 ft-lb. The only way to do that was to put a 1 inch adapter on the torque wrench then put that in the open end of the gearwrench in the adapter. Then using a formula on line, convert that to what you have to ft-lb. Anyway It was worth it because I know I have a good product that will stand the test of time. 402242



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Delivery was fast, great product, installation guide easy to follow. Took me about an hour to mount it. Very happy with results. 940032



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If you do this yourself, definitely remove the wheel well liners and remove 3 of the 4 bolts holding the heat shield with one loosened to move it out of the way. Top front four nuts are the hardest to get started from under the truck. Start to finish 3 hours. Saved myself $500 for install 939091



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Everything I expected 925005



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2011 GMC Sierra

DYI this kit and it took me 8 hours to install. I think that it was cut and Dry instructions. video from etrailer helped with some tips not in the instructions. 916835



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Complete kit, easy install. Worked well for the year I have had it. 911854



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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Seems to be a nice set. Installation wasn't anywhere near as easy as the video shows. Very difficult to put the washers and nuts on the bottom plate. I do a lot of my own work, this is certainly not for a novice. 900649



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The hitch I ordered and received on time was as described. The instructions where we'll written and easy to understand, so the installation went smoothly. The customer service representative Paula S. Was very knowledgeable & helpful insuring that I had the correct kit for my application as well as the most economical solution for shipping and still meeting my timeline. Thank you etrailer and Paula S. 898477



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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

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So far so good. Lost 4 nuts so not sure if it’s a manufacturer defect or installer error. Excellent service from the folks at etrailer though. 887175



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2018 Chevrolet Silverado

E-Trailer made the ordering process very easy. The rails arrived much faster than expected and they were in very good condition. The rails took much longer to install than expected, since I did not have a vehicle lift available, as they use in the installation videos. One of the rail mount nuts is particularly hard to access since it over the gas tank, and there is very little clearance for all eight nuts on my 2018 Silverado 2500HD. This makes it more challanging when you are laying under the truck. There is no way to use a torque wrench to tighten these 8 nuts due to the lack of clearance between the rail bracket and the truck frame. Otherwise, I am very happy with the product! 883919



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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

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Box was delivered with a little damage and the contents of the hardware bag was loose in the box. After going through the parts list and realizing I was missing 1 block, we contacted etrailer and they shipped the replacement part immediately, we got it within 3 or 4 days. Install was a breeze after watching the video and fishing the bolts and blocks in the frame. Only took a couple hours total. 874656



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great deal fast shipping! 859777



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Easy install, clear instructions, great finish and works like it should. 809356



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The installation kit was fairly easy to install for the average guy familiar with a power drill and wrench. 802916



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2019 GMC Sierra 2500

Great product. My sons and I installed it in under 2 hours 786350



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2018 GMC Sierra 2500

pleased with everything i ordered. easy install. can't to take the camper out 778726



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thank you for all your help! Stay Heal thy!! 775817



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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Product fits well on my 2019 Silverado Duramax Diesel 2500. The installation of this product is somewhat difficult and takes more time than I thought. The front four nuts and bolts are extremely difficult to install. The instructions do not inform you to remove the passenger side heat shield and it is a must. I found multiple videos on-line that direct you to cut the heat shield out of place and to not reinstall the shield, bad advice. After the front four bolts are installed the balance of the installation went much easier. The installation only requires a couple wrenches and a drill, I highly recommend two people due to the installation of the front four nuts and bolts and a complete day for installation. Re-installation of the heat shield was a bit difficult but in my opinion worth the work. 771700



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Great product.. better than my previous install on a 2006 Silverado w/separate brackets for each bolt for the Rails. This went in like a dream.. however, with that said... watching the video from etrailer on YT showing how to install this was extremely helpful... the "real life" install is no where near as easy as they show. The fuel tank and the bottom of the bed allow for about 5" of room to get you hand, arm and the bolts installed on the bottom of the bolts that come down from the rails. Very difficult. The passenger side also has the exhaust and a shield to contend with. Removal of the shield is a must, however the tight area between the frame rail and the underside of the bed... again, only allows for minimal accessability for the bolts. The only bolts that were able to be torqued were the bolts on the outside of the frame rails, otherwise all other bolts were only able to be torqued to grunt specs. Took about 3hrs, however it is way easier drilling only the 8 holes through the bed floor than into the frame... I would suggest re-tapping the threaded studs that are on the frame. I installed this on a 3 yrs old 2017, and I had a tap to do this. W/O the tap I think the bolts would not have gone in so easy AND they most likely would have been damaged from the rust and stuff laying in the holes. 766781


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  • Is It a Good Idea to Lock Out Reese Revolution?
    I'm not sure what you mean by towing would be better, but I do not see how that would be accurate or how moving the pivot point to the king pin would be an upgrade. At the very least you would need a sliding hitch with your 6-1/2 foot bed if you locked out your Revolution, though I strongly recommend continuing to use the Revolution as is. There would be no way for me to know what the turning radius is though we do have a formula you can use: (A + B) - C = Clearance A = Distance...
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