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Reese Quick-Install Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

Reese Quick-Install Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

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Custom brackets reduce the amount of drilling and time required to install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch. Brackets, base rails and hardware included. Call 800-298-8924 to order Reese fifth wheel installation kit part number RP50082-58 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Reese products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Reese Quick-Install Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches. Fifth Wheel Installation Kit reviews from real customers.


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Reese Fifth Wheel Installation Kit - RP50082-58

Custom brackets reduce the amount of drilling and time required to install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch. Brackets, base rails and hardware included.


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
  • Vehicle-specific brackets mount to existing holes in your vehicle's frame
    • Minimizes drilling and measuring
    • Cuts installation time in half when compared with universal bracket systems
  • Kit includes custom brackets, rails and hardware
  • Compatible hitches: Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Reese, Valley and Husky
    • Will not fit Reese Elite Series (Signature Series) or Valley UBS hitches
  • Black powder coat finish resists corrosion
  • 5-Year limited warranty


50082-58 Reese Custom Quick Installation Kit

Replaces 50060-6008



RP50082-58 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details RP50082-58 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

1999 - 2010 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty 6-3/4 Foot Bed

1999 - 2010 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty 8 Foot Bed

2008 - 2010 Ford F-450 Super Duty 8 Foot Bed




Video of Reese Quick-Install Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches


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




Video Transcript for Trimming a Truck Bed Liner for Fifth Wheel Rails

Today we're going to cover a frequently asked question on how to cut out a bed liner for a fifth wheel installation. It's pretty easy, we'll measure for our crossrails just like normal and then we'll go ahead and mark out our bed liner. Measuring from the edge of the bed of the truck, not the bed liner, but the edge of the bed and measure out. We'll go do one side, we'll go to the other side and make a mark as well. Now those will be the marks that'll align our first rail way. We'll make sure that our rail is even from left to right.

We'll just use the ribs in the bed liner to align it with and then we'll just draw a circle all the way around the rails. Then next we'll go ahead and use the legs of the fifth wheel hitch to place our second rail and now this will put our rail basically in the right stop and we'll just draw an outline around it as well and then the next step is go ahead and remove the parts for the fifth wheel and remove the bed liner and we can go ahead and cut out what we need. Before we make our cut outs we'll go ahead and support the bed liner up in the air a little bit with a couple pieces of timber. We'll go ahead and drill some pilot holes for a saw we're going to use to make the final cut out. So lets take our saw and we'll trace on the outside of our line and just cut it out.

Alright, and from this point we can go ahead with the fifth wheel install as normal.


Customer Reviews

Reese Quick-Install Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - RP50082-58

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (107 Customer Reviews)

Custom brackets reduce the amount of drilling and time required to install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch. Brackets, base rails and hardware included.

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Your installation videos are very useful for the installations of these RV hitch rails. It took me about 3 hours by myself to install. I needed a third hand to hold parts together and install bolts, but I finished this installation. The finished installation turned out excellent and functioned well hauling my 5th wheel trailer. I would and have recommended your company and products to several of my family members and friends to buy from at etrailer.com. Your videos are both helpful for buying decisions and installing your products. Everything was great except the shipping and shipping time and schedules. I believe the biggest problem could have been the holidays. I was very unhappy concerning the shipping schedules. My packages arrived early and sat for delivery for two extra days, according to UPS notes. 112262



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2010 Honda Pilot

I purchased the fifth wheel with the mounting kit to fit my truck. Excellent product. Easy to assemble. Arrived quickly. I completed installation in under 4 hours Thursday night, and used it Friday to transport a camper with no trouble or issues. If you are planning on installing the mounting kit yourself, you will need a torque wrench capable of achieving 212 ft-lbs of torque, and some big muscles. I liked that I could track status of shipment in route easily from the link that was emailed to me. Had 2 minor issues neither was a big deal. I gave a score of excellent because the minor issues did not really affect me, but I am noting them because they may affect another purchaser. 1. The cardboard boxes that the unit shipped in were beat up badly from the handling during shipment. There were holes in 2 of the boxes, and the tubing for the handles were sticking out of the boxes. There were 2 missing parts from the mounting kit box. A 5/8 washer and one of the specialty 1/4 inch spacers that secures the brackets to the frame. This could have been a big deal, but I have washers, and I made a spacer in my shop to replace the missing one. I did not contact Etrailer for replacement parts because I needed to install the unit so it could be used the next day. My choice. 2. The instructions from the bracket kit led me to believe that I needed to drill 4 pilot holes in the bed for the rear bracket, when I needed to drill all five. This meant that I had to take the bracket back out to drill the center hole for the fifth bolt. It took me about 10 extra minutes to install the brackets than it should have. I felt the instructions were a little unclear on that step. Other than that the instructions were straight forward, simple and easy to follow. I would purchase this product again if I needed another wheel, and I would order from Etrailer again. 269732



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Ford F-350 Super Duty

Thanks for the fast shipment, the rails are installed in my F350, and the rails fit the Air Safe Air Box perfectly. I'm looking forward to pulling my 5th wheel in a few days with a smooth ride. Thank you Caleb for the great and fast service you provided from Etrailer. 183759



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2000 Ford F-350

I called e trailer and told them what truck and hitch I have and they sent this in the mail. Was very easy install took about 3 hours though time would be cut in half if it came with better instructions. The install video helped me out a bunch though so I'm happy they posted that video. Get yourself quality drill bits my 9/16th was a dewalt titanium bit and after the 6th hole it was shot but I was able to force my way through the last two holes. Very happy with my purchase would definitely recommend and saved myself a ton of money doing it myself :):) 191465



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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty

First hitch Reese RP30869 with this bracket. I have a F250 diesel with a 6 and 3/4 bed. We went to a home depot parking lot to put it on, in case we needed any other tools. Very simple to install. We were able to install this hitch with the custom brackets without even taking the tires off. Very easy, took about 3 hours, could have been faster you were to remove the tires-hard to tighten to the right foot pounds. All you need is a few sockets-some deep and some regular, 2" and 6" extension, a torque wrench, drill, drill bits and an extra set of hands if I remember correctly. For my first hitch, everything was pretty easy. Etrailer was very helpful with install videos and customer service was excellent. All pros, no cons, and it looks good too. 159407



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changed hitches and needed to change the bed and frame rails as my others were not compatable with my new hitch. were alot easier to install than my other frame and bed rails, only time consuming part was trying to get the spacers installed as they were extremely tight and could have used a bit more chamfer on one side to ease the installation of them other than that it is a great product 32687



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2001 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

I am fairly mechanical but this bracket and rail system was not the custom fit I thought after reading the reviews. Spent the extra 100.00 to save myself some time not having to drill the frame but holes in the brackets were poorly aligned so fought that first. While trying to bolt the rails down using the supplied carriage bolts found that they were to short to get the spacers,lock washer and nut on. Called etrailer for tech support and spent 10 minutes on hold while the young lady helping me read me the directions I was looking at and then talking to someone ? in tech support who had no idea how to address my problem. Ended up calling Reese tech support directly and their suggestion was to go get longer carriage bolts. Really ? I ended up making it work but had to crank each nut and bolt down without the lock washer then taking each one back off and I had gained enough room to get everything on. It was a PITA and not what I expected with custom fit brackets. This was on a 2001 Ford with 70,000 miles that has had a bedliner its whole life so the bed was not the issue. Not sure why this happened but less than impressed. If the tolerances are this close as far as bolt length you think Reese could spring for bolts another 1/4 to 1/2" longer. 495723



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The product is exactly what I was looking for. Easy to install. The brackets I think are the best part, no drilling required. With this product you can get the satisfaction that your trailers are not going to go anywhere. The etrailer staff made the ordering process very quick and painless. Very helpful and knowledgeable about the products that they sell. I will definitely recommend and order again. 428994



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All hardware included and parts fit well, after 1 year I have no complaints 656704



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2003 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Given that this rail kit is custom-built for my truck, it fit perfectly and was easy to install. I originally ordered a universal rail kit from someplace else, but as I was preparing to install it, I realized that there was to much margin for error. The instructions were unclear for my truck and I'd have to drill a bunch of holes that might end up being wrong in the end. Additional research led me to etrailer.com where I found the rail kit I should have ordered in the first place. The website had excellent information, the right products, and a great price-match policy. I should have ordered from etrailer in the first place and saved myself a lot of time. 647702



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great and simple to use and install 638483



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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Very easy to install. I watched their online videos and followed the instructions that came with the kit step by step. I had it installed in a few hours. Installed on a 2006 F-250 Superduty 617189



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Ordered parts got them extremely fast 579739



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great product great customer service great shipping time, I had the rails installed in two hours with nothing else to buy. 578379



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2001 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Great company, shipped out same day as ordered, products are exactly as described, would/will order again when I need something. Thanks, William 573943



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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Great customer service!!! Fast shipping!!! Easy easy easy installing on my 2006 ford f350 dually 8ft bed with gooseneck plate already installed!!! 555765



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2008 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Inexpensive. Very quick shipping. Well packaged. Easy installation (watch the etrailer install video). Poor quality material. Both frame brackets rusted out in 7 years. Purchased again because of the price. 552644



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2005 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Worked as expected 541486



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2004 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

We got our hitch rails delivered in a very short amount of time. Due to having a gooseneck under floor ball already installed, we had a mechanic uninstall that and install our new rails. He told us they were very easy to install, but only had one bolt for the front, so he added a couple more bolts and drilled 2 holes. Other than that issue, he advised they were well built and easy to install. We have our hitch on and the trailer hooked up and ready to go. 526998



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Installation took some time, just take your time and follow instructions and the end results will be rewarding and you wont have to pay the high labor rate for some shop to the work. End results money in your pocket and you know how it has been installed. 505958



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1999 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Easy to install and instructions were spot on. 502137



- RP50082-58
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I received fifth wheel attachments Tuesday have not installed them yet but will install this weekend. It looks fairly easy to install. The shipping was awesome was here when they said it would be great job etrailer. 479991



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2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty

I bought this for my 2004 ford f250 diesel to pull my 2014 35' fifth wheel it worked just like it should.I had it installed and the shop was very satisfied with this product. I had some questions for technical support and they were very helpful.I would rate this product as excellent. 462928



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Didn't get kit until 2nd shipment. Original shipment was missing several parts. 445281



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Fast shipping great product easy to ins tall 437138



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Ford F-250 Super Duty

Extremely fast delivery! This was my first installation that did not require drilling the frame, and it's the only way to go. No problems with the installation, and no parts were missing. Smooth job on the '99 F-250. Happy customer!!! 431853



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System was dead on and easy to install. Everything you need is included and the side plates fit my truck frame exactly. After one year of using we have had no problems. Highly recommend this piece and etrailer as well. 431017


Comments

Still working great with no problems & still shopping at Etrailer.

John T - 09/10/2018

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- RP50082-58
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2001 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Easy install with no issues. etrailer videos and support helped tremendously! 430333



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2004 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Brackets shipped fast and installed like they should. 430322



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Good product quality at a fair price. Service for shipping and follow up top notch. I will be going to etrailer.com site first for all my RV and towing needs in the future ! Thanks. Carlton 429619


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Product worked out great !! No problems what so ever!!

Carlton W - 09/07/2018

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2005 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Rails fit as advertised. The best part was the video that showed how to install it on your own. That alone saved a ton of money. 419781


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no issues

George - 08/14/2018

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Ordered this with 3 to 5 day shipping.7 days latet half of the order arrived and still waiting for the rest 409140



- RP50082-58
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Received the hitch rails and hardware, everything looks good and packed very well. Viewed the video on installing the rails, very informative. Thanks 408412



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Great product fast delivery easy instal lation 408292



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2005 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Easy to install, instructions are easy to follow and fit to my truck perfectly. Shipping was fast! 406710



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2005 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Easy to install, instructions are easy to follow and fit to my truck perfectly. Shipping was fast! 406534



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quality product 406502



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2008 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Product was very easy to install.online ordering system was easy.I will definitely buy from etrailer in the future 384329



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2005 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

made for a custom install, kit had everything I needed. 384138



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2000 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Installed it myself for a new fifth wheel camper. Had to remove old air bags on my truck but it fit perfectly after that. 378187



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Excellent product, it has worked flawlessly every time I have used it.... I am extremely pleased with the products from etrailer.com 367246



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2001 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

I installed the frame rails on a 2001 f 350 with an 8' box. A month ago I asked the staff at etrailer if the frame brackets would work on a 2000 shortbed f 350. They answered me within an hour that it would fit. Thank you for outstanding service. 365118



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Although installation will not begin for two days yet, I have looked over the components and find them more stout than I expected. Read over installation instructions and find them very easy to follow and believe installation will take less than the 4 hrs estimated. Price, customer service and delivery were awesome. Big fan of etrailer so far with the products I have purchased and recommend etrailer to friends and family who are interested in trailering. Keep up the great work. 361438



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Good overall. Instructions need a little work. They tried to combine too many vehicle years and rail models, made it a bit confusing. 356050



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Ordered this kit to replace my other one when I put a new box on my old truck. It seems to be a lot stronger than the old one. I like the plates that go along the frame rail. My old one just have l brackets. Installation was smooth. No trouble at all. Was simple to bolt on. Think I had to remove my overload spring stopper that was bolted on the frame but that was ok since I am installing airbags also. 353703



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1999 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

I gave you a 5 star review, my experience with you has been great. thanks so much and the hitch works like a charm. 351603



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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Fit was good made the install easy on my 08 f250. 351524



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Everything was as stated and fit my truck with no issues.shipping was fast and service was great 345312



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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty

I bought this kit for my F350. It fits well, the parts are solid, and it gets the job done! 339831



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2002 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

It was exactly what i was after! Fit like it was supposed to. Shipped quickly too which is an added bonus! 339646


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  • How To Use An RBW Lil Rocker 15K 5th Wheel Hitch on a 2002 Ford F-250
  • In order to install the RBW Lil Rocker 15K 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch on your 2002 Ford F-250 you will want to use either the Reese Quick-Install Custom Installation Kit part # RP50082-58 which is a no-drill option or the Reese Universal Base Rails and Installation Kit part # RP30035 which does require drilling. These will both work just fine to allow for your RBW 5th Wheel Hitch to be mounted in your F-250. I have attached an install video on each option for you as well.
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  • Will Reese Fifth Wheel Hitch 30046 Fit Rails of Rail Kit part # RP50082-58
  • Yes, your Reese fifth wheel hitch part number 30046 will fit the industry standard rail dimensions of the Reese Fifth Wheel Rail kit part # RP50082-58.
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  • 5th Wheel Install Kit for 2002 Ford F-350 with Air Bags Mounted on Outsides of Frame
  • When air bags mount on the outsides of the frame on a truck like your 2002 Ford F-350 then in order to install a 5th wheel trailer hitch installation kit you will have to go with a universal kit # RP30035. The custom frame brackets like those included with # RP50082-58 won't work because the air bags and their brackets will be in the way. I have included a link to a video showing how the universal kit installs on a similar truck.
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation for a 2009 Ford F-350
  • Both of the rail kits that you referenced have been confirmed as fits for your 2009 Ford F-350 long bed and would work well. But there are differences between the rails kits that you should note. The # RP56005-53 is an outboard kit that will be a bit easier to install, but will leave you with rails in the bed of your truck that are taller and longer. The # RP50082-58 is an inboard kit that will provide you with shorter in height and length, but will have a bit harder of an install....
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  • Formula for Determining If a Short Bed Truck Needs a Slider Fifth Wheel Hitch to Make Tight Turns
  • Sounds like you are looking for the formula for determining if you have enough clearance to make 90 degree turns with a fifth wheel trailer hitched up to a truck. The formula you are referring to is this: (A + B) - C = Clearance A = Distance from the fifth wheel jaw center to the truck cab B = Offset used (slider clearance or Sidewinder offset) C = Width of the nose of the trailer divided by 2. I attached a couple help articles for you to check out on fifth wheel towing as...
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit Recommendation for RBW Lil Rocker in Bed of 2006 Ford F-350
  • Since we are unsure what rails you have I really can't recommend you just a bracket kit since we can't recommend mixing rail and bracket kits. We do have a great solution that will fit your 2006 Ford F-350 and and your RBW Lil Rocker though. For that you would want the Reese rail kit part # RP50082-58 which is a confirmed fit for your truck. This is as custom install kit which means that it will install in about half the time as a universal kit and will minimize drilling.
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