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Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System with Adapter - 20,000 lbs

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andersen fifth wheel fixed no pivot ultimate connection 5th trailer hitch system with adapter - 20 000 lbs

  • Andersen
  • 20000 lbs GTW
  • Fixed Fifth Wheel
  • Hitch Only
  • No Pivot
  • 4500 lbs TW
  • No Vertical Adjustment
Kit replaces your heavy fifth-wheel hitch with a lighter frame that is easier to install and remove and a raised gooseneck ball. Converts your king pin into a gooseneck coupler. Installs on industry-standard fifth-wheel rails (sold separately). Call 800-298-8924 to order Andersen fifth wheel part number AM3200 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Andersen products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System with Adapter - 20,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel reviews from real customers.



Andersen Fifth Wheel - AM3200

Kit replaces your heavy fifth-wheel hitch with a lighter frame that is easier to install and remove and a raised gooseneck ball. Converts your king pin into a gooseneck coupler. Installs on industry-standard fifth-wheel rails (sold separately).


Features:

  • Uniquely designed 5th-wheel hitch system is a lightweight alternative to standard 5th-wheel trailer hitches
    • Allows for easy, one-person installation and removal in minutes
  • Sturdy base supports a raised hitch ball
    • Installs on industry-standard 5th-wheel rails (sold separately)
      • Puts less stress on your trailer's kingpin than longer, typical adapters
      • Produces less chucking compared to standard adapters
    • Offset ball lets you position the ball closer to either the cab or the rear axle, as needed
      • Provides better clearance in long-bed or short-bed pickups
    • 3-Position ball adjusts 2-3/4" up and down
  • Included coupler adapter attaches to 5th-wheel trailer's king pin
    • Fits industry-standard 2" king pins
    • Requires no grease - eliminates this messy chore
    • Constructed of black powder coated steel to resist rust and corrosion
  • Remote release lets you engage and disengage coupler on trailer without climbing into your pickup truck bed
  • Trailer hookup is easy, even on ground that isn't level
    • Gooseneck ball has greater swivel radius than standard 5th-wheel hitch
  • Built-in funnel makes it easy to guide ball into socket
    • Coupler engages as long as the ball is within 3" of socket
  • Zinc-plated steel ball is durable, rust resistant and long-lasting
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: industry-standard 5th-wheel rails in long-bed or short-bed trucks
    • Works with CURT, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Reese and Valley rails
    • Will not fit beds shorter than 6'
    • Fixed pin boxes only
  • Gross towing weight: 20,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 4,500 lbs
  • 9" Offset
  • Ball diameter: 2-5/16"
  • Weight: 40 lbs
  • 1-Year limited warranty


This fifth-wheel hitch system includes a lightweight frame that installs on industry-standard rails just like a regular fifth-wheel hitch. The frame holds a ball above your pickup bed at the proper height to connect to your fifth-wheel trailer. Because the ball is held above the bed of your truck, this adapter avoids the stress and chucking that longer, conventional fifth-wheel adapters create. And the included coupler adapter installs in a snap, converting your trailer's king pin to a gooseneck ball coupler.


The frame with ball weighs only 40 pounds and replaces the standard, heavy, cast iron skid plate and locking jaws of a typical fifth-wheel hitch. This system is light enough for just one person to easily install and remove. You'll always be able to take out the frame when you want full use of your pickup truck bed.


The king pin adapter includes a remote release that you operate with a cable, so you can latch the coupler to the ball without climbing into the back of your truck. Made of powder-coated steel, the adapter is resistant to rust and corrosion.


And because a ball-and-coupler connection has more swivel than a standard fifth-wheel hitch, you'll be able to more easily hook up your trailer on uneven ground.



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Retail:$529.99

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  • 4500 lbs TW
  • 20000 lbs GTW
  • No Pivot
  • No Vertical Adjustment
  • Andersen


Kit replaces your heavy fifth-wheel hitch with a lighter frame that is easier to install and remove and a raised gooseneck ball. Converts your king pin into a gooseneck coupler. Installs on industry-standard fifth-wheel rails (sold separately).

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Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System with Adapter - 20,000 lbs - AM3200

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (19 Customer Reviews)

Kit replaces your heavy fifth-wheel hitch with a lighter frame that is easier to install and remove and a raised gooseneck ball. Converts your king pin into a gooseneck coupler. Installs on industry-standard fifth-wheel rails (sold separately).

- AM3200

by: Ed M.10/22/2017


We have the Anderson Hitch installed on our 2017 Ford SuperDuty and pull a Reflection 337RLS. We have traveled over 4,000 miles and have been extremely satisfied. The hitch allows plenty of clearance between 5th wheel, bed, and the truck cab. Hook-up and disconnect has always been easy, even with RV lots that were uneven dirt lots. I use Curt thin rubber sound dampeners (item 16900) and this provides a quiet, tight fit between the rails and hitch. Of course the light weight makes it easy to remove when not towing and less weight when you are towing. A great product for the right truck, trailer combination. 444939



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by: Randy k08/23/2017


After receiving the kit i saw another one on the shelf at a local store. I noticed the one on the shelf had a steel ball cup mounted to it. Mine did not have that part. I called andersen and asked if the ball cup was available for purchase seperately. They told me no need to purchase bevause they will ship me one for free! Later on, i towed my trailer to a camp site and upon arrival i could not get the release pin to open to drop the trailer while we stayed in it. I called andersen and described the problem i had, they shipped a whole new block and cable assembly for free!! I am ver pleased with the product and also impressed with the level of customer service! 424205



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by: Rick S.08/10/2017


I received the Andersen Ultimate hitch and Safety chain kit on Wednesday. This hitch is fantastic! It slid right into my existing standard rails and the coupler went on as easy as advertised. I have a 2016 Ram 2500 short bed and Grand Design Reflection 337RLS. I had a Curt E16 with the slider and would have to use the slider for tight maneuvers. I no longer have to worry about it. I now have plenty of clearance and I don't have to get out of the truck to engage the slide. I also like that I shed about 100 lbs of weight in the bed by making the switch. The ride is noticeably smoother and quieter. Great product. I 418743



- AM3200

by: Jesus05/02/2016


It looks like a very good product BUT unfortunately did not work for my Fifth wheeler and truck combination. I am referring to the Anderson fifth wheeler hitch. I notified etrailer.com about returning this item. So I am still waiting for the slip to return this Anderson Hitch product part number: AM3200. Other than that etrailer.com customer service were very helpful and friendly. My Dexter drum and hub assembly fit and work exactly as expected. 248058



- AM3200

by: Donnie L.09/21/2017


I bought the Andersen because of problems I was having with a Reese Slider. Most of the time the slider wouldn't unlock and slide back. The Andersen gave me the necessary clearance between the cab and the front cap on the trailer to make sharp turns. Another benefit of the Andersen is the reduction of noise when starting and stopping. The only down side to the hitch is I have a hard time getting it lined up when hitching. 434963



- AM3200

by: Steve J11/09/2015


I was shocked to order this Anderson Hitch at mid-day on Thursday and it was delivered by 5:00 PM the very next day. Product was as advertised. I went with this hitch because people on my RAM Truck forum rave about them. This is my first experience with a fifth wheel and have not taken delivery of my trailer, but the hitch looks to be a quality product. 231631



- AM3200

by: Paul10/12/2017


Very good product. Easy, clean installation and removal. Only problem is when unhooking my trailer. The trailer does not come off the ball easily. It removes a shaving of metal off the ball each time I unhook. I suspect I will have to replace the ball at some time. 441852



- AM3200

by: Steve O.10/21/2017


The Anderson ultimate hitch has met my expectations in every way. It doesn't take two men and a boy to install to tow your RV and when you need to use your pickup to haul stuff it's light and just as easy to remove it. Hooks up and unhook with little effort. 444759



- AM3200

by: Phillip T.09/19/2017


Arrived promptly and mounted to the rails easily. Height of the old hitch was duplicated with the adjustable ball. High quality welds and appears to be very sturdy. I like the fact that it is less than 1/2 the weight of the hitch that it replaced. 434248



- AM3200

by: Raul Rodriguez06/08/2016


It was a great buy and can move easily from truck to truck with goose neck hitches!! 259088


Comments

Great buy, easy in easy out.

Raul M - 06/08/2017

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- AM3225

by: Gerald12/22/2016

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Fifth Wheel


I had reservations about using the Andersen Ultimate fifth wheel hitch, most of the reviews (that I researched) were negative but I decided to try the product for myself. I have a 2016 Titan XD SV (gas) model with a 6.5 truck bed and a 2017 Springdale fifth wheel (253FWRE). I can say without a doubt that the Andersen Ultimate fifth wheel hitch works! I have backed up and jack knifed between 70 and 75 degree angle and had about a foot and a half clearance from my truck cab and fifth wheel. Super easy to install, I did the work myself, the key is to purchase a torque wrench with correct socket and hex key socket. What I believe help make this hitch a success is the offset from hitchball on the Andersen unit (3") and the offset from the gooseneck adapter I believe it is also (3"). Additionally my fifth wheel has a sculpted nose, all of the negative reviews that some say about the Andersen fifth wheel hitch, they fail to mention that they are using an older fifth wheel model that has a flat nose. You may run into issue if you have and older model fifth wheel and a shorter bed than 6.5. Bottom line I have been extremely pleased with my purchase of the Andersen Ultimate fifth wheel hitch and would recommend this product to anyone that wants the easy set up and connection. 327332



- AM3225

by: Nick Wilder07/17/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Fifth Wheel


I watched a video that Andersen had made abut this product and in the video they said it will work with a short bed truck. But that does not seem to be the case with my truck and trailer. I emailed Andersen about this but had no response. The problem is when I turn sharp to back the 5th wheel into a parking spot the 5th wheel will hit the cab of my truck. The hitch itself is great. Would like to hear back on why it dose not seem to work on my setup. 90104


Comments

The Andersen Ultimate Adapter AM3225 will work with all truck bed sizes, however it was not designed to allow a short bed truck to make a 90 degree turn. When towing a fifth wheel trailer, a sliding fifth wheel hitch or a sidewinder pin box is required for short bed trucks to make a 90 degree turn safely. This hitch only offers an offset of 5-1/4 inches. Typically, you will need anywhere from a 10 to 22 inch offset. If you can tell me the year, make, model and bed size of your truck, I will be happy to recommend some specific products that will work for you.

-- John H - 07/18/2013

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Comments

We have a 2012 Dodge Ram crew cab diesel and are interested in purchasing this hitch. Can you tell me if we will have the same issue as mentioned above?Thanks!

-- comment by: kobus - 08/11/2013

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You very well could end up not being able to make a full 90 degree turn due to the limited offset this offers, only 5-1/4 inches. Part CAB-C5GX1216 offers more offset at 7-1/2 inches and the Adersen Rapid Hitch part AM3139 offers more at 8 inches. But these two are more of a long term solution.

-- Patrick B - 8/14/2013

Comments

The Andersen works for me. I have a 2015 GMC 2500 Std. Bed 6.6 ft. I mounted the King Pin adapter block where the Andersen ball connects in front of the KingPin that adapter block can be rotated so the ball connects either in front or behind the KingPin. I was going to also change my in-the-truck-bed-flip ball to a Curt 4 inch offset ball since this would give me another 4 inchs. But I didnt need it. A very relevant issue is the type of front nose on your fifth wheel. I have a 2016 Wildcat and like many newer 5ers the nose is sculpted deep. If you have an older 5er with a flat across nose, you may still have issues.Some folks I know flip the Andersen adapter to Ball behind Kingpin that loses the 5 14 clearance and then they add the Curt Offset that brings back 4 clearance. The reason to do that is to move more of the King Hitch body into the bed of the truck while leaving the pivot point basically the same well actually 1 1/4 less.

-- comment by: Bill S - 03/19/2015

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- AM3225

by: Jim11/21/2016

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Fifth Wheel


We've traveled cross country, twice, and over 10,000 miles towing and this has been the best hitch we've had yet. The roads aren't smooth and the 16,000 lb of our fifth wheel has ridden smooth and without chucking/bumping. We have the steel version and very glad we decided to purchase this hitch instead of the typical saddle type 5th wheel hitch we've used before. The captured photo attached is from our rear dash cam while transporting. 318601



- AM3225

by: Gary R.10/07/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Fifth Wheel


I had been looking for a 5th wheel hitch that would fit in a Ford Dually truck I had just purchased. The truck had an existing flip up ball. It also had a 98 gal. fuel tank in the bed and a tonneau cover which I had to take into consideration. I was unable to find a hitch that would work without leaving rails in the bed until I found the Anderson Ultimate 5th wheel connection. I had a tight schedule and needed it to be sent 3 day delivery. The staff at etrailer.com went out of their way to give me measurements and make the schedule happen. It arrived on schedule and appears to be exactly what I need. Thanks for your help!!! Gary R. 102933



- AM3225

by: Wesley w03/23/2016

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Fifth Wheel


I did a lot of research trying to find the best bang for my buck and this is it. I have owned the hitch for about a year now and have had zero issues with it. I use it on my 40 foot elevation toy hauler and it works great and you can't beat the fact that you can take it out in a matter of minutes and have a completely empty and clean truck bed!!!! 241375



- AM3225

by: Rich H03/06/2017

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Fifth Wheel


I am very happy with hitch, installation was easy with instructions provided, the best part is hooking up trailer, hitch is up where I can see in rear view mirror when backing under it. I can easily remove it and hookup my other trailer which is a gooseneck trailer. 349202



- AM3225

by: Charles W.08/21/2016

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Fifth Wheel


Seemed to ride ok but I did not trust the block mounted to the kingpin. It would loosen itself and I would consistently have to check and tighten the screws. Did not trust it so I replaced it with a B&W. 286108



- AM3225

by: Athens Trailer Supply01/15/2017

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Fifth Wheel


The product is fantastic, it's packaging lacks a little to be desired, it showed up dented and scratched because it is not protected properly. It is heavy so ups drug it around and damaged the box. 332782



- AM3225

by: bill m.12/08/2016

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Fifth Wheel


works great used on 2 different trucks 323429


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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Minimal Bed Contact for 2017 Ford Super Duty with Factory Prep Package
  • On models that have the factory 5th wheel prep package with the 4 pucks you would not be able to use the Anderson adapter # AM3200 because you would have to use the picture frame adapter # RP30156. Since both it and the Anderson are adapters it is not advisable to use an adapter in an adapter. I recommend using a hitch that will mount directly into the puck system in your 2017 Ford Super Duty because it will have minimal contact with the truck bed and using the proper hitch for the trailer...
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  • Installation of Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System AM3200
  • The Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System # AM3200 secures to your king pin with bolts so that the only pivot point is the gooseneck ball, on which the aluminum block adapter will then rotate. Please see the linked photo.
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  • Recommendation on a Lightweight 5th Wheel Hitch That is Compatible With a Sidewinder Pin Box
  • I have a solution for you. The Demco Recon 5th Wheel Hitch, # DM8550043, is a lightweight above the bed mounted hitch that is rated a 21K. The total weight of this hitch is 100 lbs. The Demco Recon will mount to the bed of your 2017 Ram 3500 using standard bedrails, like the Demco Universal Bed Rails, # DM6071. If your Ram has the OEM 5th Wheel Towing Pre Package, you can us the Reese 5th Wheel Adapter, # RP30154, to mount the Demco Recon to your vehicle. The Reese adapter will sit...
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  • Can a Gooseneck Trailer Stabilizer Jack be Used on a 5th Wheel Trailer with an Adapter Installed
  • It sounds like you have the Anderson Ultimate connection # AM3225 or # AM3200. In either case since the adapter part that fits on the king pin can easily be removed I recommend going with a 5th wheel stabilizer, see link.
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  • Proper Installation of Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System with Adapter AM3200
  • With the Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System with Adapter # AM3200 the aluminum adapter box can only be installed one way. The end of the box with the two horizontal bolts running through it attaches to the trailer's king pin. The bolts engage with the channel in the king pin in the same way that the Blaylock EZ Lock King Pin Lock # BLTL-70-40D does. Please refer to the linked photo of this king pin lock for illustration. If your adapter box is installed on the...
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  • Would Andersen Ultimate AM3200 Give Enough Clearance with a Short Bed Truck
  • The Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System # AM3200 provides an offset, or set-back, of 9-inches to allow better clearance for shorter truck beds. Now this typically will work in shorter truck beds, but since yours is 6 feet long it may not be enough. The only way to determine if you would have turning clearance is go also know the width of the nose of the trailer. Here is the formula you would need to use once you have that info. (A + B) - C = Clearance A...
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  • Does the Andersen Ultimate part # AM3200 Come with New Funnel Adapter for King Pin Attachment
  • If you order the Andersen Ultimate part # AM3200 from us you will be receiving the most recent version of the adapter that is available. You would get the version that has what looks like a funnel at the bottom of the attachment that attaches to the king pin.
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  • Hitch Ball to Frame Dimensions for Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Adapter # AM3200
  • The Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Adapter # AM3200 that you referenced can be installed in two ways. Its offset design allows the adapter to mount with the hitch ball either closer to the truck cab or to the tailgate, depending on your trailer-to-truck clearance requirements. I checked with my technical contact at Andersen and he advised that the two dimensions, from the center of the hitch ball to the outside edges of the near and far ends of the frame, are 8.1-inches and 17.3-inches...
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  • Height Settings of the Andersen Ultimate Fifth Wheel Adapter
  • I spoke with my contact at Andersen and he informed me that the Ultimate 5th Wheel Adapter part # AM3200 that you referenced has three height settings now. One that is 15-3/4 inches, 16-11/16 inches, and 18 inches. I attached a picture that shows these dimensions.
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  • Replacement Hitch Ball for an Andersen Ultimate Fifth Wheel Adapter
  • The part number you need for a replacement hitch ball for your Andersen Ultimate Connection part # AM3200 is the part # AM3201. There are no greaseless balls that are designed as replacement balls for this product, but the # AM3201 is made of aluminum so it won't corrode.
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  • Installation Torque Specs For Andersen Ultimate Connection
  • The Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System with Adapter - 20,000 lbs # AM3200 only has 4 set screws that require torque. According to the installation details from the manufacturer, the 4 set screws need to be tightened to 40 ft. lbs. of torque using a 1/4 inch allen wrench. I've attached the installation details for you which state to tighten the other bolts snug.
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  • Compatibility of 5th Wheel Base Rail Installation with AirLIft Air Bag Kit
  • The specs for the Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System # AM3200 indicate "no pivot" because this hitch is a fixed-type adapter that does not pivot front-to-back or side-to-side the way an actual 5th wheel hitch head can. For example, Curt 5th wheel hitch # C16120 uses an axial bearing that lets the head assembly pivot on the base to make hitching easier. With the Andersen adapter the hitch ball is rigidly fixed and coupling the trailer to it will therefore require...
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  • Does Andersen Ultimate Connection Attach to a Gooseneck Hitch on 2017 Nissan Titan XD?
  • The Andersen Ultimate Connection # AM3200 is designed to fit with industry standard fifth-wheel base rails and will not attach to the gooseneck ball on your 2017 Nissan Titan XD. Instead of using an adapter to haul your fifth-wheel trailer, I recommend taking a look at the new (July 2017) Curt fifth-wheel hitch that fits the puck system in a 2017 Titan XD with the tow prep package. The Curt A20 # C16540-16026 fits Titan's with a 6-1/2 foot bed, has a GTW of 20,000 lbs and a vertical...
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  • Comparing Andersen Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapters # AM3225 and # AM3200
  • The main difference is that Andersen Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapter # AM3200 installs on industry-standard 5th-wheel rails, has a gross towing weight of 20,000 lbs, a 9" offset and a 2-position ball that adjusts 2" up and down. The Andersen Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapter # AM3225 installs on industry-standard, underbed gooseneck ball, and has a gross towing weight of 24,000 lbs, an offset of 5-1/4" and a 3-position ball that adjusts up and down. I have included a couple of video...
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  • Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System Compatibility With MORyde Pin Box
  • The Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System with Adapter - 20,000 lbs, # AM3200 will work with your 2015 Montana with MORyde pin box. This is a fixed pin box as compared to a Sidewinder or Revolution pin box that has a rotating turret on the pin box that gives the trailer a different pivot point. The Andersen Ultimate will work in place of a traditional 5th wheel hitch on your 2011 Ford F-350 using 5th wheel standard rails. This will give you a lighter frame connection...
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  • What Type of Bed Rail Clearance is Needed when Towing a Fifth Wheel Trailer
  • Between the bed rails of your truck and the overhang of your trailer you want to have at least 6 inches of clearance. Some say 4 inches is fine but I would rather you have 6 inches just in case you end up on a steep driveway that you have to turn into. The other thing to consider is that you also want the trailer sitting as level as possible front to back. Basically you would want to pick the fifth wheel head hitch height that would give you the needed clearance and would allow you to...
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  • Will Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System Work With 5th Airborne Pin Box
  • You can use the Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System, part # AM3200 with your 5th Airborne pin box on your fifth wheel trailer. The # AM3200 has a capacity of 20,000-lbs and installs in the gooseneck ball hole in the bed of your truck. This adapter is constructed of aluminum so it is lighter and will not corrode. An adapter like # AM3200 cannot be used with a Sidewinder due to the problem that you would have two pivot points and would be a safety issue, but...
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  • Can The Trailair Flex Air Pin Box Be Used With The Andersen Gooseneck and 5th Wheel Adapter
  • Lippert states that the Trailair Flex Air 5th Wheel Pin Box # LC328484 cannot be used with any type gooseneck/5th wheel adapter. This would include the Andersen Gooseneck to 5th Wheel Adapter # AM3200. The manufacturer has determined that the Trailair Flex Air pin box must use a traditional 5th wheel hitch.The issue with this particular pin box is there is not enough stability between the movement of the pin box and the movement around the gooseneck ball.
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  • Brackets Needed To Install Anderson Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Adapter # AM3200 on 2014 Ram 2500
  • The Andersen Ultimate Connection, part # AM3200 would connect to the truck using industry standard fifth wheel rails. The frame bracket/bed rail kit you need is part # RP50054-58. You'd also want to install a 7-way trailer connector in your truck bed, part # 41157. If you click the provided links, you can see install videos for the bracket/rail kit and the wiring harness I've recommended.
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  • Available 5th Wheel Adapters with Offset
  • We do offer adapters that allow a gooseneck trailer to be towed by a truck with a 5th wheel hitch. Some of these offer a bit of offset for better trailer-to-cab clearance. Curt Above-Bed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for Fifth Wheel Rails # 16055 fits into industry-standard 5th wheel rails (ISRs) and provide 3-inches of offset. Husky # HT31368 has the same 3-inch offset. None offers 12-inches of offset. If you need another type of adapter you can use the linked page to select the category...
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  • What is Offset with Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System # AM3200
  • The Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System # AM3200 provides an offset, or set-back, of 9-inches to allow use in truck beds as short as 6-feet. Your 6-1/2-foot bed Toyota Tundra is compatible with this system, which has a tongue weight limit of 4000-lbs and a gross towing capacity of 20K.
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  • Does Andersen Ultimate Hitch AM3200 Come with Funnel Adapter
  • If you order the Andersen Ultimate part # AM3200 from us you will be receiving the most recent version of the adapter that is available. You would get the version that has what looks like a funnel at the bottom of the attachment that attaches to the king pin.
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  • Installation of Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System
  • The Andersen Ultimate # AM3200 installs into industry standard fifth wheel hitch base rails that need to be installed into the truck's bed. There is a version of the Andersen that installs over a gooseneck ball but we no longer carry it.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2016 Silverado 2500 6-1/2 foot Bed
  • The Andersen Ultimate Connection # AM3200 is listed by the manufacturer of having a 9 inch offset. They find this by using the 4-1/2 inch, like you said, added to the 5 inches you get from the coupler adapter. The entire offset does equal 9 inches however that will decrease in a turn because of the pivot point being within that 9 inches and will not give you enough clearance with a 6-1/2 foot bed depending on your trailer. To avoid your clearance issues I would look into a sliding...
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  • Compatibility of Anderson Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection w/ 2015 Toyota Tundra Crewmax
  • The Andersen Ultimate Connection you referenced, part # AM3200 isn't meant to be used in trucks with beds shorter than 6 feet. The only safe way to tow a fifth wheel with your Crewmax would be to use a standard (non sliding) fifth wheel hitch and a Reese Sidewinder installed in place of your original pin box. If you don't already have bed rails in your truck, you can install them using part # RP30035-309. The hitch you'll need will depend on the weight of your fifth wheel. The non-sliding...
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  • Compatibility of Reese Custom Quick-Install Base Rails RP50082-58 and RP56005-53 With Hitch RP30033
  • Both of the Reese Quick-Install Custom Base Rail Kits, part # RP50082-58 and part # RP56005-53, are compatible with the Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # RP30033 and the Anderson Ultimate Connection # AM3200. They will both fit on your 2004 Ford F-250 as well, the main difference is just the length of the base rails. The kit # RP50082-58 uses more standard rails, while the kit # RP56005-53 uses extended-length rails. Either one of these base rail kits will work well for your application. I...
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  • Does the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter # DM6194 Lock Into the Puck System on a 2016 Chevy Silverado
  • Yes, the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Chevy/GMC OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package # DM6194 will be secured by both the gooseneck ball mount point and the 4 puck points in the bed of your 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. This will work perfectly with either the 18K Demco Autosliding Hijacker # DM8550034 or the 21K version # DM8550035. Even though the Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System with Adapter # AM3200 is a great lightweight 5th wheel system to use, it...
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  • Compatibility of Andersen 5th Wheel Hitch with Trailair Air Ride Pin Box
  • According to our contacts at Andersen, their 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Systems like # AM3200 are compatible with the traditional Trailair Air Ride Pin Boxes, such as the part # LC158778 that you referenced. The only exception is the Trailair Rota-Flex Pin Boxes, which provide too much forward and rearward movement to work well with the Andersen. Please note that these pin boxes are designed to replace the existing pin box on your trailer. For example, this Trailair Air Ride is designed...
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  • Can Andersen Ultimate Connection AM3200 be Used in Factory Prep Package in 2017 Ford F-350
  • There is an adapter for the factory puck system in your 2017 Ford F-350. It is # RP30156. It has 2 sets of mounting slots for a hitch. The inner set is spaced 20-1/2 inches apart on center and the outer set is spaced 29 inches apart on center. But there is one problem. The picture frame # RP30156 is an adapter and the Andersen hitch # AM3200 is also technically an adapter and using an adapter in an adapter can lead to unknown performance and/or problems. Ideally you would use a hitch...
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