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  6. 16000 lbs GTW
5th Airborne Premium Fifth Wheel Air Ride Coupler - 16,000 lbs Capacity

5th Airborne Premium Fifth Wheel Air Ride Coupler - 16,000 lbs Capacity

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The 5th Airborne premium fifth wheel air-ride extended pin box coupler acts as a buffer between the tow vehicle and the trailer, minimizing the abuse sustained from turbulence on the road and giving you the smoothest ride possible by reducing shock. Call 800-298-8924 to order Reese fifth wheel king pin part number 5AB-E1621-16K or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Reese products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for 5th Airborne Premium Fifth Wheel Air Ride Coupler - 16,000 lbs Capacity. Fifth Wheel King Pin reviews from real customers.
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Reese Fifth Wheel King Pin - 5AB-E1621-16K

  • Lippert
  • 1621
  • Reduces Bounce and Jarring
  • 16000 lbs GTW
  • Reese
  • Pin Box Upgrade
  • Cushioned
  • Fixed Turret

The 5th Airborne premium fifth wheel air-ride extended pin box coupler acts as a buffer between the tow vehicle and the trailer, minimizing the abuse sustained from turbulence on the road and giving you the smoothest ride possible by reducing shock.


Features:

  • Pre-assembled for quick and easy installation
  • Bolts onto trailer using existing holes and hardware
  • Cushions shock with adjustable air spring and shock absorber
    • Reduces longitudinal shock (chucking) by nearly 60%
    • Decreases vertical shock by 44%
    • Relieves stress on coach frame
    • Reduces vibration inside coach and protects contents
    • Smoother ride means less fatigue for driver and passengers
  • Air spring is enclosed within the coupler for protection against the elements
  • Pin box has built-in friction-sway control
  • Streamlined, aerodynamic design


Specs:

  • Capacity: 16,000 lbs; CSA approved
  • 3-Year limited warranty
  • Designed for use with the following pin boxes:
    • Lippert 1621 (15.5K Pin Box)



Note: It is recommended that if sitting idle for more than a week, the air springs should be drained to relieve pressure on the system.


Fifth Airborne diagram

5th Airborne Premium Fifth Wheel Air-Ride Coupler
1. Rear mounted, heavy-duty shock absorber
2. Enclosed air spring also absorbs shock
3. King pin - connects to the fifth wheel trailer hitch in the truck bed
4. Pivot point - allows king pin to move up and down





5AB-E1621-16K 5th Airborne Premium Fifth Wheel Air Ride Coupler - 16,000 lbs Capacity

Installation Details 5AB-E1621-16K Installation instructions


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Video Transcript for Reese Fifth Wheel King Pin - Pin Box Upgrade - 5AB-E1621-16K Review

Today, were going to review part number 5AB-E1621-16K. This is the Reese 5th Airborne Premium Fifth Wheel Air Ride Coupler. The Air Ride Coupler will bolt on to the trailer using the existing holes on your trailer. The way it operates there is an Air Nipple on the side right here. Reese recommends to always carry 10 psi in the air bag inside. It's usually best when you first install it to air it up to 70 to 80 psi.

The 5th Airborne Coupler is designed with an adjustable air spring which can be adjusted by these bolts on top of it. You can adjust the air spring to go forward or backward, whatever is needed for your application. It does have a shock absorber on the inside. It will reduce longitudinal shock, otherwise known as chucking by nearly 60% and it will decrease vertical shock by up to 44%. The way this will operate is the plate right here that will go on to your Fifth Wheel Head.

It has a bolt, an anchor bolt right here, and this plate will flex up and down and use the air spring thats on the inside to cushion the right of your Fifth Wheel. This coupler does have a weight capacity of 16,000 pounds and it does come with a limited three-year warranty. And that should do it for part number 5AB-E1621-16K.


Customer Reviews

5th Airborne Premium Fifth Wheel Air Ride Coupler - 16,000 lbs Capacity - 5AB-E1621-16K

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (59 Customer Reviews)

The 5th Airborne premium fifth wheel air-ride extended pin box coupler acts as a buffer between the tow vehicle and the trailer, minimizing the abuse sustained from turbulence on the road and giving you the smoothest ride possible by reducing shock.

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Provides superior ride. No more chucking. Only problem is it leaks air some. Have to recharge after camping a week. 427343



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The Reese 5th Airborne pin box made the ride so much smoother then al the chucking me bouncing I had before. The order arrived quickly and was easy to install. Minor damage to the air stem in shipping that was no fault of etrailer, but was able to air up the bladder. Great investment for a smoother ride. 364903



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Read several reviews and decided to go with the Reese airborne. Have purchased from etrailer before and always had great service. Pin arrived in a week and the price was better than any place else. 342280


Comments
Great, will not be without one
Mike F - 02/15/2018

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Air fill valve was damaged in shipment ( as mentioned in many reviews). Etrailer had mfg send a new one overnight. I suggest that you ship with the fill valve not installed, having the customer install it when attaching to 5th wheel. Mfg sticker specifies that the attaching bolts be torqued to 200 ft. Lbs. Had to rent a torque wrench to install, thanks to my nephew, he was able to to apply enough pressure to achieve that setting. Hard for an old retired person to exert that much force. Now the good stuff. We traveled from California to New York. By the time we got there, my back was in bad shape due to the severe chucking. Ordered the pin box to be delivered to one of our Campground stops. We're now half way home, and my back is not hurting at all. Chucking is gone, great product! 391998



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I purchased this based on price and reviews I read. Definitely helps with the ride! Alot less bucking and chucking over dips and bridge crossings. I did have to do a bit of tinkering with air pressure in the bag and location of the bag to get the ride right. This is the reason I didn't give it 5 stars. Access to the lower air bag bolts are a pain to get at. Luckily I'm an auto technician and have a wide variety of tools to do it. I don't know how anyone would do this with a basic rachet without a flex head. If Reese ever redesigns this pin box they should add some access holes to the bottom for this adjustment. Only other issue is small.....the pin box interferes with my b&w release pin. Not a big deal, just have to put the lock pin in upside down. This box extends further past the pin 399696



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So far so good. I did have to contact Reese hitch because air bag was leaking down. Reese sent me another air bag and everything seems good. I put in 80psi when we travel and it seems to do a good job. Takes some back in forth out plus bounce. etrailer has always done me right. Thanks etrailer 667106



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The air valve stem would not accept air. Replaced the valve core to correct the problem. Fiberglass fairing on LongHorn 5th wheel would not fit new king pin box as it is longer that the original one. Just finished about 3500 miles with this new King Pin box, finding the ride somewhat improved, especially on rough freeway often found going through big cities. Did installation myself by first pushing box onto hitch, then using truck positioning and trailer jacks, was able to get box into correct position. Later repeated the exercise to lower the box one row of bolt holes to better match original king pin height. 439109



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Installed the airbourne & went for a ride.Definitely works well reducing the chucking between truck & trailer aswell as the up & down bounce.Had alittle trouble adding air to the bag but that might of been my air chuck.Packaging was damaged,torn box but the product was ok after inspection.I read a question from another buyer whether to add the req.air before or after the trailer is on the truck.Your tech. advised to add air first before hitching trailer to truck then reduce pressure as req.which helped me with the set-up. It's the end of the camping season so I will have to wait until next summer to try it somemore,otherwise very satisfied at this point. Greg C. 441747



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Very well made pin box. Only had it on my 5th wheel for a month & traded the rig for a new 2017 fiver. It worked GREAT for the two trips we had it on the trailer. I removed this Reese pin box thinking that I may use it on my new rig, but the new fiver came with a similar air suspension box, so this one has been sitting in my garage for 10 months. Anyone want a “like new” Reese air ride pin box for $400.00, please let me know. 481097



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5 stars on etrailers business model This is a bit dirty but that is one year in Florida 802341



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Was easy to install on our 40' 5th wheel. Have towed over 4000 miles with no problems. Keep the proper amount of air in it and it makes towing a whole lot better 749070



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I received this just in time to install on our Reflection 303RLS before our winter trip to Bosque del Apache in New Mexico. Installation wasn't too difficult; I mainly did it myself with a little help from my wife and a lot of help from a hydraulic jack in my truck bed to hold one end in place. I tested it out on a short 15 mile tow with my Ford F250 and adjusted the air bag position and air pressure around 100 psi to get a nice ride. Now, after towing over 2000 miles of highways of varying quality, I can definitely report that the ride has been improved substantially. Also, I did not have to add any air over two full days of towing in each direction, so earlier leak problems seem to have been solved. Just to clarify, my ride problem has always been up and down motion on uneven road surfaces, even on some interstates with bumpy lanes due to heavy truck traffic. I never experienced "chucking" problems, either with the old Lippert kingpin box or this new Reese Airborne box. With the improved ride that I experienced on this most recent trip, I am much more relaxed when driving these bumpy or wavy roads, and my wife is much happier not to hear my grumbling about poor highway maintenance! 738659



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My unit is 12000lbs loaded. Install is not difficult with 2 people. Ride much improved and NO chucking. I was also able too find the exact part number on [other website] and etrailer priced matched it %110, so I got a great deal on top of it. 708343



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Easy to install on my Jayco 26.5 BHS. It was exactly what I needed to work with my B&W companion fifth wheel plate. Rides great and was able to help with the height adjustment to get my camper more level while in tow. No chucking at all. I greatly appreciated the fast shipping too to get me on the road for my trip! Ordered on Tuesday received on Thursday!! 666389



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This hitch has made a HUGH difference! 662323



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No complaints. Works great 651166



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Works excellent 85 psi works perfect. Very smooth ride no more chucking. 633881



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I pull a 34’ Reflection 5th wheel that is within the rated towing capacity for my 3/4 ton GMC, although I noticed it would bottom out when I went over abrupt bumps at highway speed. I added rear stiffeners to help that issue, but wanted to soften up the effect on the trailer by adding a cushioned pin box. I decided on the 5th Airborne to provide that softening effect. After a year in service I’ve noticed a big improvement in the ride, while the bouncing of the trailer is greatly reduced. The pin box was light enough for easy installation, while tough enough for the service. I have over 5,000 miles on it now and it is still working perfectly. 602491



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Install was easy only took about a hour,with proper tools big help.I haven't been able to use it because of weather,but was in good condition and seems to be what I needed.Thanks etrailer as usual. 498854



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This pin box made a tremendous difference in my fifth wheel trailer. With the original pin box, the trailer controlled the truck and now it is the other way around. Now instead of huge jerks on rough roads, I get cushioned bumps. I can look in the rear view mirror and see the pin box absorbing the bumps. 425634


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After a year, I still love this product. The best improvement I have made on my 5er.
Larry L - 08/29/2018

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Made an incredible improvement to the ride. The trailer rode very rough and had tremendous bouncing on the truck prior to installing the pin box. Money well spent! 349930



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The 5th wheel airborne king pin was straight forward to install. The product did help with the trailer chucking by absorbing some of the bounce. I did have a problem with the first time I used it with the bladder not holding air. Called customer service and had me test the inner air valve and it turned to be a bad valve, replaced it and it now works properly. I believe that the valve problem was caused by cold weather as it was 10 degrees below zero when we I tried to fill the bladder to leave on our trip to warmer weather. I am still trying to work on the amount of air to inflate the bladder to give the optimum ride. I recommend the product. 330248



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Product work OK but the paint is peeling off in chunks on the plate that contacts the hitch surface and it's rusting badly. 322554



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I had a Fabex 5th airborne hitch pin on my other 5th wheel and was very pleased. Bought new 5th wheel and put on Reese 5th airborne hitch pin expecting the same performance, but the Reese does not perform as well as the old one. I have tried different air pressure and different air bag positions but cannot not find the smoothness I had with the old one. Also, I have had to touch up paint because of rust causing the paint to chip and come loose in certain areas. Just wish I could give it a better review. 318043


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I am sorry to say that I am not happy with this product. Although it is only one year old the paint has faded and it looks much older. I continue to touch up, have tried waxing it but believe at some point I will have to replace with another brand or re- paint. Guess I just got a bad one.
djmc - 11/19/2017

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This Reese Air king pin has made a different over my rigid pin. I believe it does just what it was advertise to do. Ride is more soft and controlled. I like it and would recommend it to any one. For the cost it is a good choice. 299671


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  • Availability of Replacement 5th Airborne Air-Ride Pin Box for Venture CJ20517 Pin Box
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