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Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Ford F150 and F250 - Carbide Finish

Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Ford F150 and F250 - 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. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt fifth wheel installation kit part number C16437-204 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Ford F150 and F250 - Carbide Finish. Fifth Wheel Installation Kit reviews from real customers.
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2001 Ford F-150 - Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Ford F150 and F250 - 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 hitches - Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Reese, Valley and Husky 5th wheel hitches


16437 Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Bracket Kit for Ford F150 and F250

16204 Curt Universal Fifth Wheel Base Rails - Carbide Black Finish

Installation Details C16437-204 Installation instructions

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Video Transcript for Curt Fifth Wheel Installation Kit - Custom - C16437-204 Review

Today we're going to take a look at the Curt Custom 5th Wheel Installation Kit with the carbide-finished rails for the Ford trucks. This is a custom fit part. It is designed to fit the 1997-2004 Ford F150 and F250, light duty trucks, with either the six and a half foot bed or the eight bed. Now on any custom fit part, I always like to recommend for you to go to our website, use our fit guide, put in your year and model vehicle and it'll show you if this part will work for your application. These custom brackets right here, this is what will mount beneath your truck bed. They do provide the attachment points for your 5th Wheel rails to attach to. These are custom fit brackets.

They are designed to mount to existing holes in your vehicle's frame. Because of that, it will minimize the amount of drilling that's required and the installation time is cut in half when compared with universal bracket systems. The base rails themselves is what'll attach to these mounting brackets and the rails sit in your truck bed. They allow the installation of your 5th Wheel trailer hitch to your vehicle. These are visible, above-bed rails and if you notice, they do have a carbide finish to them. This part includes everything shown here on the table.

The two above-bed base rails, the two mounting brackets, one for each side, all the mounting hardware you need to install everything and a nice set of detailed instructions. This kit will work with 5th Wheel hitches from Curt, Draw Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley. That should do it for the review on the Curt Custom 5th Wheel Installation Kit with the carbide-finished rails for Ford trucks.


Customer Reviews

Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Ford F150 and F250 - Carbide Finish - C16437-204

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (3 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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1997 Ford F-150

Fit was good. Only had to drill two holes in the frame of a 1997 Ford F150. 483513



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Great service did not know what i needed very helpful. Thank you for the great service. We will be doing good business in the future. 308672



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I needed a fifth wheel hitch fast. Web site was easy shipping was exceptional and I installed myself. If you need anything call and ask for Michelle. It is truly that easy. 188241


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Ask the Experts about this Curt Fifth Wheel Installation Kit

  • Recommended Base Rails for RBW Lil Rocker 5th Wheel Hitch on 2003 Ford F-150
    Your existing RBW Lil Rocker 5th Wheel Hitch is compatible with industry standard, above-bed base rails. With this in mind, I recommend going with a set of custom rails like the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit # C16437-204. This base rail kit features custom brackets that will use existing holes in your truck's frame to minimize drilling during installation. They are confirmed to fit your 2003 Ford F-150 and will work nicely with your Lil Rocker 5th Wheel Hitch. Since you do...
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  • Fit
    Yes the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit part # C16437-204 is a confirmed fit for your 2003 Ford F-150 with the 6.5' bed. It works great with most fifth wheel sliding hitches that use the industry standard bed rails like the Curt A16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R16 Slider part # C16521. The use of a sliding hitch is recommended with the shorter bed to pervent the fifth wheel from making contact with the cab of your F-150. Most folks want to have a wiring connector in the bed of...
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  • Does Curt E16 Fifth Wheel Hitch Fit Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit on 2002 Ford F-150?
    Yes, the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit # C16437-204 is compatible with Curt E16 hitch # 16516, which is the same hitch from product # C16616 (which is the hitch and universal installation kit). Install kit # C16437-204 is a custom fit for your 2002 Ford F-150 and will minimize the drilling and time it takes to install in your truck. Hitch # 16516 is a sliding fifth wheel hitch with a towing capacity of 16,000 lbs which has a dual-pivoting head to make hook-up a simpler process....
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  • Installing 5th Wheel Rail Kit in 2000 Ford F-150 Without Frame Drilling
    For your 2000 Ford F-150 you can use the Reese Quick-Install Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches # RP50042-58 or the Curt # C16437-204 for your industry standard 5th wheel base rails. These will not require drilling into your truck frame for installation because the brackets will utilize holes already in the factory frame. If you already have the rails, then you can use the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Bracket Kit # C16437 for the frame brackets.
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  • Correct Base Rail and Installation Kit for 2003 Ford F-150 Short Bed to Mount Curt 5th Wheel Hitch
    We have the exact installation kit for you, the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Ford F-150 and F-250 # C16437-204. This install kit will give you base rails so you can mount the Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # 16516. This kit is great because it does not require drilling into your frame rails to install, which is not only very good for your truck but it also makes the installation easier and take less time to install. I have added a link to a video review of this kit...
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  • Will Curt Universal 5th Wheel Install Kit Fit a 2002 Ford F-150
    Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16116 comes with a universal installation kit and that kit does fit your 2002 Ford F-150. If you would rather go with a custom installation kit you can use # C16437-204 with hitch # C16115. Custom installation kits are easier to install and require less drilling for installation.
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  • 5th Wheel Installation Kit for a 1997 Ford F-150 Short Bed and Valley Glider Hitch
    It looks like your Valley 5th wheel hitch installs in industry standard above the bed rails. For your 1997 Ford F-150 short bed you can use Curt custom installation kit # C16437-204. Using this kit means that you will not have to drill into the truck frame for installation. And the rails will accept a Valley hitch that fits in above the bed rails. You can also use the universal kit # RP30035 but drilling into the truck frame is required. It will not fit if you have a SuperCrew model.
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation for a 2000 Ford F-150 For Install of Husky Fifth Wheel Hitch
    There is a Husky fifth wheel rail kit available for your 2000 Ford F-150 short bed, part # HT31409-686. But since this is a universal fit kit I wouldn't recommend it as your best choice. Instead I would recommend a custom fit rail kit that will minimize drilling and install time when compared to a universal kit. For that you would want the # C16437-204 which is a confirmed fit for your truck and can work with Husky fifth wheel hitches.
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and Install Kit for a 2002 Ford F-150 SuperCrew
    Are you talking about a Crew Cab or a SuperCrew cab? If you are talking about the SuperCrew cab with the 5-1/2 foot bed then you can install Curt installation kit # C16437-204. On the 5-1/2 foot beds you will need to use Demco HiJacker 5th wheel hitch # DM8550040 because it has 22-1/2 inches of travel for greater clearance when making tight turns. On the super short beds you will need as much clearance as you can get to avoid hitting the trailer against the truck cab.
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  • Can 2002 Ford F-150 Short Bed Tow Fifth Wheel Trailer
    Looks like your 2002 Ford F-150 has a shorter than usual truck bed. Can you get me the length of it? We only have fifth wheel options for your truck for 6-1/2 foot and 8 foot but yours appears to be shorter than that. If you have a 6-1/2 foot bed you'd want a slider hitch like the Curt A16 Hitch part # C16521 with a set of custom install fifth wheel rails like the part # C16437-204 which are confirmed for your truck. The custom install kits install in much less time than the universal...
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  • 5th Wheel Mounting Rail Kit for 1997 Ford F-150
    You were on the right track with the Reese Universal Base Rails # RP30035 ! This kit will mount to the frame of your truck and works on both the 6-1/2 foot and 8 foot beds on the F-150. This kit will provide you with a set of bed rails to install any 5th wheel hitch that mounts into the industry standard 5th wheel rails- the only drawback is that there is some drilling required for this kit. For that reason you may instead want to go with the Curt Custom Installation kit # C16437-204...
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  • Fifth Wheel Slider Hitch Recommendation for 2002 Ford F-150 Short Bed
    Reese does not offer their Elite style of under-bed rails for your 2002 Ford F-150 so you wouldn't be able use the Elite slider hitch you mentioned in your truck. You'd need to use an above-bed style of slider hitch like the Reese Slider Hitch # RP30075. So for a rail kit to fit your truck you'd then want the Curt rail kit part # C16437-204 which is a custom fit for your truck and will also fit your rail kit.
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  • 5th Wheel Rail Kit for a Curt 5th Wheel Hitch in a 2001 Ford F-150 Short Bed
    For your 2011 Ford F-150 with 6-1/2 foot bed you can use 5th wheel rail kit # C16437-204. The Curt E16 hitch # C16115 will fit but it is a fixed hitch. Short bed trucks require a slider hitch unless the trailer is very narrow or has a tapered front cap designed to be towed by a short bed truck. Otherwise the trailer can make contact with the truck cab when making tight turns. The slider version of the E16 hitch is # 16516.
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