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Demco Premier Series Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Hitches

Demco Premier Series Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Hitches

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Install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch in your truck bed with this kit. Custom brackets reduce the amount of time required to install the hitch. Brackets, base rails, and hardware included. 1-636-306-4830 to order Demco fifth wheel installation kit part number DM8552011-71 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Demco products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Demco Premier Series Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Hitches. Fifth Wheel Installation Kit reviews from real customers.
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2019 GMC Sierra 2500 - Demco Premier Series Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Hitches

  • Above the Bed
  • Custom
  • Demco

Install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch in your truck bed with this kit. Custom brackets reduce the amount of time required to install the hitch. Brackets, base rails, and hardware included.


Features:

  • Installation kit lets you mount your Demco Premier Series 5th-wheel trailer hitch in the bed of your truck
    • Also compatible with B&W, Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley above-bed 5th-wheel trailer hitches
  • Mounting brackets install beneath truck bed to provide attachment points for above-bed base rails
  • Base rails provide necessary mounting points for 5th-wheel hitch
  • Custom-fit brackets mount to existing holes in your vehicle's frame
    • No drilling is required
    • Drastically reduces installation time
    • Avoids known obstacles along your truck's frame
  • Sturdy, black powder coated steel resists corrosion
  • 2 Base rails, brackets and hardware included
  • Made in the USA
  • 5-Year limited warranty


8552011 Demco Custom Bracket Kit for Hijacker Premier Series Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches

6071 Demco Bed Rails for Hijacker Premier Series Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches

Installation Details DM8552011-71 Installation instructions

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Demco Premier Series Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Hitches - DM8552011-71

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (7 Customer Reviews)

Install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch in your truck bed with this kit. Custom brackets reduce the amount of time required to install the hitch. Brackets, base rails, and hardware included.

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The kit came with everything and instruction. Very easy to understand how it all fits together. Getting the rail bolt washers and nuts were pretty difficult to get started. You just got to take your time and you will get.




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2017 GMC Sierra 2500

Good product fast shipping, I highly recommend etrailer




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Great product will definitely be doing business with them again!




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Fit great




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2016 GMC Sierra 2500

good produst easy to install




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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation for 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 For FEB 24PA Demco Hitch
    That part number actually reflects a Demco fifth wheel hitch that fits industry standard fifth wheel rails. So all you need is a custom fifth wheel rail kit to fit your 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 like the Demco kit part # DM8552011-71 which is a custom fit kit designed for your truck.
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  • Does Demco Fifth Wheel Rail Kit for 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500 Position Hitch Jaws Above Rear Axle
    All of the custom fit fifth wheel rail kits we offer for your truck like the Demco Rail Kit part # DM8552011-71 will position the fifth wheel hitch jaws exactly where they need to be. Either directly above the rear axle or slightly forward of it.
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  • Best Slider Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 Short Bed
    Since you have a short bed truck you will need to go with a slider hitch to allow you the clearance to make tight turns without cab interference. I really like the Demco Hijacker part # DM8550034 because it will automatically slide when you are in a tight turn. Other sliders require you to get out and manually operate the slider which be somewhat of a hassle. I attached a review video that shows this hitch being used and sliding. For a rail kit you would also want a custom install kit...
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  • Rails for Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Hitch # DM8550037 in 2013 Silverado 2500 6-1/2 Ft Bed
    The recommended rails to install the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Slider, # DM8550035, on your 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD with 6-1/2 ft bed is the Rail and Installation Kit, # DM8552011-71. The no-drill frame brackets provide an easier installation with less drilling than a universal kit.
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  • Automatic Sliding Hitch Recommendation for a 2012 Chevy Silverado 2500 Short Bed
    I spoke with my contact at Demco about the locking plates and the HiJacker autosliding 21k 5th wheel hitch # DM8550035. You do NOT need a locking plate for a Rota-Flex pin box! The hitch works as it should without a locking plate. I have included a link to a video review of this hitch for you. This would be the best option for you as it is an auto slider like you said you wanted, has a 21k capacity and works as-is with your Rotaflex. For a rail kit you would want the part # DM8552011-71...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2016 GMC Sierra 3500 Short Bed
    The manufacturer of the truck is always the final authority on the towing capacities. For your 2016 GMC Sierra 3500 with the Allison transmission you should have a very healthy towing capacity and I would recommend going with the higher one that GMC gave you. You can try contacting a dealer local to you with your VIN for even further clarification. Since you have a short bed truck you are going to need a slider hitch. The slider hitch I recommend is the Demco Hijacker Auto Slider part...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 Short Bed
    A fifth wheel hitch properly rated for the weight of the trailers you are considering that has a slider since you have a short bed truck would work well. My favorite slider hitch is the Demco Hijacker AutoSlide like part # DM8550034 for the 18k version or part # DM8550038 for the 21k version. These will be your best options since using this hitch will not require you to get out and activate a slider every time you get to a parking lot. Since you will be traveling quite a bit you will REALLY...
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  • Fifth Wheel AutoSlide Hitch Recommendation for 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 Short Bed
    We carry the Demco Hijacker Autoslide fifth wheel hitches which in many ways are superior to the Pull-Rite hitches. The Demco hitch has an adjustable height unlike the Pullrite, the Demco uses adjustable brackets to secure to the side of the pin box instead of requiring a special capture plate, and the Demco costs less. For an 18k AutoSlide you'd want the part # DM8550034 which will work great and then for a rail kit you'll want a custom install kit as it will minimize drilling and install...
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  • Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 GMC Sierra 2500 Short Bed
    For a sliding fifth wheel hitch for your 2018 GMC Sierra 2500 short bed without the factory rail kit the best option is the Demco Hijacker Autoslide part # DM8550034 as it will slide automatically as you make tight turns. Then for a rail kit that is confirmed as a fit for your truck you'd want a custom install kit part # DM8552011-71 which is going to minimize drilling and install time on your 2018 GMC Sierra 2500 when compared to a universal kit.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Short Bed
    Yes, a 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 short bed can tow a fifth wheel trailer. What you'll need is a slider hitch though to allow you to make tight turns without cab interference. I really like the Demco Hijacker Autoslide fifth wheel hitches as they will automatically slide as you make tight turns. For that you'd want the part # DM8550034 for a 18k fifth wheel hitch. Then for a set of custom install fifth wheel rails confirmed as a fit for your 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 you'd want the part...
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  • Best Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2016 Chevy 2500 Silverado with 6 1/2 bed
    Auto slide hitches are the way to go for a short bed truck since they don't force you to get out and activate them. They are going to be heavy since there is a lot of moving parts which have to be rated for the towing capacity. That being said the Demco Hitch part # DM8550022 can be installed an removed in sections which allows for a lighter weight install removal. Your Bed Rug will need to be trimmed for any fifth wheel hitch rail kits. The rail kit to use with this hitch is the # DM8552011-71...
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  • Recommended Fifth Wheel Hitch For 2015 GMC Sierra With 6-1/2 Ft Truck Bed
    One of the nicest fifth wheel hitches and the one I recommend for your 2015 GMC 2500 is the Demco Autoslide # DM8550034. When this system is installed you get 14 inches of additional clearance so your trailer does not hit the cab of your truck. The great thing about this hitch is that it automatically slides toward the tailgate when making turns and returns when you straighten out. The installation kit # DM8552011-71 is what you need to install the Demco in your truck.
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  • Demco Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendatino for 2016 2500 Chevy Silverado Short Bed
    The 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500 came with two bed length options. 8 foot and 6-1/2 foot. If yours seems to be a 6 foot bed that would mean it would fall in the 6-1/2 foot bed range which is what the part # DM8552011-71 is designed to fit. I attached an install video as well. For a sliding fifth wheel hitch to fit these rails to allow you turning clearance the Demco Hijacker part # DM8550035 would be your best option. It automatically slides as you make tight turns to give you the needed...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for 2011 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Short Bed
    Since you have a short bed truck you are going to have to use a slider hitch to allow you the ability to make tight turns. Since getting out and activating a slider everytime you enter and leave a parking lot can be a bit of a hassle (especially in inclement weather), I would highly recommend a hitch that automatically slides as you make tight turns. For that I would recommend the Demco Hijacker Auto Slide part # DM8550034. This 18k hitch will work great for you and I would highly recommend...
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  • Automatic Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Short Bed
    The Demco Hijacker Auto Slide fifth wheel hitch part # DM8550034 is the automatic sliding hitch you need to go with for your 2019 Silverado 2500HD short bed. This USA made hitch will hold the king pin of your trailer tightly to provide a smooth ride quality and slides back automatically so you never have to worry about getting out and activating a manual slider. In the review video I attached for this hitch you'll see how well it works. To install this you'll want the custom install rail...
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  • Recommended Base Rail Kit for 2018 Chevy Silverado Short Bed to Install Demco Hijacker
    If your 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500 has the 6-1/2 foot bed and isn't equipped with the factory pucks/rail kit, then I recommend the Demco Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit # DM8552011-71. This kit will include everything needed to attach the excellent Demco Hijacker # DM8550034 that you referenced to your Silverado. The custom brackets in the kit will use existing holes in the truck's frame to eliminate the need to drill into the frame during installation. I have attached...
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  • What Type Base Rails for Demco Hijacker Autoslide, # DM8550034
    If your 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 has ISR above-bed base rails and you are referring to the Demco Hijacker Autoslide, # DM8550034 then yes. The Demco Hijacker Autoslide, # DM8550034 cannot be used with rails that are a part of a gooseneck adapter plate, the base rails must be securely bolted to your truck. Please note the installation video that linked below. This shows the Demco Hijacker Autoslide, # DM8550034 being installed on 2015 GMC 2500 Series Truck. For the Demco Hijacker...
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  • Towing Capacities For a 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD Standard Bed With 5th Wheel Recommendation
    According to the owner's manual for your 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 HD, you have a maximum hitch weight of 3,000lbs, a maximum bumper pull of 14,500, and a maximum 5th wheel/gooseneck weight of 18,000 pounds. Since you have a standard bed, you will want to use a sliding 5th wheel such as the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider # DM8550034 with the Demco Hijacker Premier Series Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Hitches # DM8552011-71. The sliding...
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  • Comparing Demco Hijacker and PullRite Auto Slide 5th Wheel Hitches for a 2018 GMC Sierra 2500
    I can't really speak to PullRite too much as this is not a brand we carry but what we do offer is the Demco Hijacker 5th Wheel Hitch part # DM8550035 which has an automatic slide. The unique thing about the Hijacker is the jaw design and if you know anything about fifth wheel hitches, you know this is the most important part. The Hijacker has a wrap-around style jaw which offers full 360 degrees of contact with an additional slide bar for security behind this which makes for an unbreakable,...
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  • Correct Weight Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for 2018 GMC Sierra 2500
    For any trailer under 18,000 lbs the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM8550034 will be an excellent option. In order to use the Demco Hijacker 5th Wheel Hitch on your 2018 GMC Sierra 2500 you'll need the Demco Hijacker Premier Series Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit part # DM8552011-71.
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  • Recommended Demco Above Bed Rail Kit For A 2015 GMC Sierra 2500
    When installing an above-bed base rail kit on your 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 The Demco Hijacker Premier Series Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Hitches # DM8552011-71 is confirmed to fit the 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 6-1/2 foot bed and the 8 foot bed. The custom-fit brackets require no drilling. They're made out of a sturdy, black powder coated steel that resists corrosion. The Demco rails are compatible with B&W, Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley...
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  • Can An Above Bed Demco Hijacker Be Transferred From a Dodge Ram to a Chevrolet Silverado
    Yes, an above bed mounted version of the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch like part # DM8550034 will fit both a 2018 Ram 1500/2500/3500 and a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500/2500/3500 with industry standard above bed base rails. If you don't already have these for your 2015 Chevrolet Silverado then you can use the Demco Hijacker Premier Series Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit part # DM8552027-71 for 1500 models or part # DM8552011-71 for 2500 and 3500 models.
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  • Can Trailer Be Disconnected At Angle With Demco Autoslide 5th Wheel Hitch On 2015 GMC Sierra
    We do have an Autoslide fifth wheel hitch that may work for you. It is the Demco Hijacker, part # DM8550034. I called my contact at Demco and asked about disconnecting and the angle it can be detached. They told me that there is a 10 degree angle that the trailer can be disconnected to with the Autoslide. Since the opening that the king pin slides into has a limited amount of movement, trying to detach the trailer at a sharper angle would not work. With the Autoslide you have an additional...
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  • Install Kit for Old Demco FWH 24P 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2011 Chevy Silverado 2500 Short Bed
    Check the legs/base of your hitch. If it indicates Ultra or UL then you can use installation kit # DM8552011-71 on your 2011 Chevy Silverado 2500 short bed. If it shows SL then you would instead use # DM8553007-12. If there is no indication send some pictures of the legs/base so I can see how it attaches to the rails.
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