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Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for Demco SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for Demco SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

Item # DM8553003-12
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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. 1-833-496-1390 to order Demco fifth wheel installation kit part number DM8553003-12 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Demco products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for Demco SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches. Fifth Wheel Installation Kit reviews from real customers.
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Demco Fifth Wheel Installation Kit - DM8553003-12

  • 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 SL Series 5th-wheel trailer hitch in the bed of your truck
  • 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
    • Minimizes drilling
    • 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


8553003 Demco Custom Bracket Kit for Hijacker SL Series Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches

6012 Demco Bed Rails for Hijacker SL Series Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches

Installation Details DM8553003-12 Installation instructions

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Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for Demco SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - DM8553003-12

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (2 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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VERY GOOD / HEAVY DUTY




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1987 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350

The product is great I ordered this kid to put my gooseneck hitch in another pick and everything is a fit. The shipping was perfect and fast



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  • Availability of Base Rail Installation Kit for Mounting DSP Hitch in 2001 Dodge Ram 6-Foot Bed
    I checked with my technical contact at Demco about compatibility of their Custom Base Rails and Installation Kit # DM8553003-12 with your 1990-era 17K-rated DSP brand 5th wheel hitch. My contact advised that no testing of this combination has ever been done and so they can not make you any absolute assurance that the two brands' parts will work together properly. My contact did provide some measurements of their rails to help you determine if they will be compatible with the DSP hitch....
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  • Recommended Demco SL Series Base Rail Brackets for 1996 Dodge Ram 2500
    The Custom Mounting Brackets for Demco Hijacker SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches # DM8553017 is only a fit for 2017 to 2018 Ford F-250 and F-350 models with 6-3/4 foot bed. None of our manufacturers have a custom fit bracket for your 1996 Ram 2500, so I recommend the Demco SL # DM8553003-12 for the complete compatible kit or just # DM8553003 for the brackets and bracket mounting hardware.
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  • Base Rails and Brackets Needed to Mount Demco FWH-24P SL 21 Hitch on 1969 Ford F-250
    For your older Demco FWH-24P SL 21 Hijacker the correct base rails are the SL Series # DM6012. These base rails are unique to the SL Series hitches like what you have and they will run vertical along the truck bed (as opposed to horizontally across like most do). I called my contact at Demco to find the correct mounting brackets you need to install the rails on your 1969 Ford F-250. He stated that you will need to use the Custom Mounting Brackets # DM8553003. He said that these will fit...
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  • Rail Kit Options to install Demco FWH 24P in 2006 Dodge Ram 2500
    The Demco fifth wheel hitch fwh 24p came in two different styles. If you see UL or Ultra on the hitch anywhere it was designed to fit standard fifth wheel rails but if instead you see SL the rails needed actually go the opposite direction and require a different style rail kit. So if you have the UL you'd need the kit part # DM8552016-71 for a set of industry standard rails. If you see SL instead you'd need the # DM8553003-12. Both of these kits come with the rails and everything needed...
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  • How to Install a Demco Hijacker SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch on a 2004 Ford F-350
    Yes, in order to install the Demco Hijacker SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM6076SL-16K on your 2004 Ford F-350 you will need to use the Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for Demco Hijacker SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches part # DM8553003-12. Please keep in mind that if you have the 6-3/4' bed then you will want to use the formula listed below to ensure you have turning clearance. The turning clearance issue will not be a problem if you have the 8' bed. (A + B) - C...
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  • What Rail Kit Would Demco SL Rail Kit Adapter fit for 1997 Dodge Ram 2500
    The Demco SL rails are different from the RBW rails you mentioned so to use the # DM5992 on your 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 you'd need the SL rail kit that fits your truck part # DM8553003-12. There isn't a similar adapter available for your RBW setup. If you needed a fifth wheel hitch as well for the SL rails you'd then also need the part # DM6076SL-16K.
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  • 5th Wheel Rails Compatible with a 1993 Dodge Pickup
    I may have a solution for you but it is hard to be sure without knowing what your needs are. The Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails # DM8553013 you are asking about will not fit a 1993 Dodge pickup. These rails are also custom brackets to be used with the Demco Hijacker SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # DM6076SL-16K. If your needs are that you have the Hijacker hitch and need the rails then you will want Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails # DM8553003-12, which are the correct mounting...
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  • Recommended Base Rails for Husky 5th Wheel Hitch on 2003 Ford F-250
    I do have a solution for you, however the Demco Custom Base Rails and Installation Kit # DM8553003-12 referenced in your question are designed specifically for the Demco SL 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches. These will not be compatible with your existing Husky 16K HItch. As long as your Husky 5th Wheel Hitch is compatible with industry standard, above-bed base rails, I instead recommend the Reese Quick-Install Custom Base Rails and Installation Kit # RP50082-58. This kit includes custom brackets...
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  • Recommended Custom Installation Kit For Demco SL Series Fifth Wheel For 2004 Ford F-350 Long Bed
    We do have the custom installation kit and Demco SL fifth wheel hitch for your 2004 F-350. The installation kit I recommend is part # DM8553003-12. This custom kit reduces the installation time when compared to a standard kit. The fifth wheel hitch that will work with these rails is the Demco Hijacker SL Series. For a 16K hitch you can use part # DM6076SL-16K. For 21K the hitch is part # DM6076SL-21K. To be able to tow a gooseneck trailer with your truck you can use part # DM5992....
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch Fit for a 1987 Ford F-350 with Demco SL Series Base Rails
    The Demco Hijacker SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches used none industry standard base rails that were specific to the hitch. If you currently have the Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for Demco Hijacker SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches part # DM8553003-12 installed then you can use the Demco Hijacker SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM6076SL-16K or the Demco Hijacker SL Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM6076SL-21K. I have attached an install video of the above hitch...
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  • Will Demco Base Rail Kit # DM8553003-12 Fit 2000 Dodge Dakota
    The Demco Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails # DM8553003-12 that Demco suggested is indeed confirmed to fit your 2000 Dodge Dakota. You will just need to make sure that you have or are getting a Demco SL Series 5th Wheel Hitch like the 21K # DM6076SL-21K or the 16K # DM6076SL-16K. This is because the base rails included in the kit are uniquely designed for the Demco SL model hitches and will not be compatible with any other industry standard 5th wheel hitch. If you have a different...
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch and Install Kit to Replace Old Demco Sl-16 Model FWH34
    Thank you for your photo. My Demco contact confirmed that they no longer have installation bracket kits for your older SL-16 hitch model FWH34 to let you install it in your 2013 Ram 2500 with 6-1/2-foot bed. However, we can help you with a new slider hitch and new rail kit. All hitches and install kits for your truck appear on the linked page. For a Demco hitch with 8-inches of travel and an above-bed rail kit you could use hitch # DM6076P-UL-16K along with base rail kit # DM8552015-71....
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