Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs

Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs

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Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has interlocking jaws and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Torsion head offers easy hookup and quiet, stable towing. Legs mount to Ford OEM underbed platform. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt fifth wheel part number C16034 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel reviews from real customers.
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Curt Fifth Wheel - C16034

  • Curt
  • 20000 lbs GTW
  • Fixed Fifth Wheel
  • Hitch Only
  • Standard - Double Jaw
  • 13 - 17 Inch Tall
  • Cushioned Double Pivot
  • 5000 lbs TW

Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has interlocking jaws and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Torsion head offers easy hookup and quiet, stable towing. Legs mount to Ford OEM underbed platform.


Features:

  • 5th-Wheel hitch mounts in your truck bed so you can tow your 5th-wheel trailer
  • Interlocking 2-jaw system provides 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact
    • Less rattle and more security than slide-bar models
  • 3-Point indicator system - color coding tells you if hitch is ready to uncouple, couple or tow
    • Lock indicators visible from cab
  • Fully articulating torsion head for controlled coupling and a stable, quiet ride
    • Self-aligns for easy hookup
    • Suppresses road shock
    • Reduces bothersome towing noise
  • Lockable handle lets you easily secure trailer to hitch with padlock (sold separately)
    • Single-throw operation
    • Self-resets to the ready-to-couple position after you uncouple your trailer
  • 2 Built-in zerk fittings for easy lubrication
  • Fast 1-pin head removal makes it easy for 1 person to remove hitch
  • Included plastic lube plate lets king pin glide smoothly into hitch during hookup
  • 4" Height adjustment
  • Fast, easy installation
    • Drops into the 4 receiver pucks that are built into your factory underbed rails
  • Sturdy steel construction with durable, carbide powder coat finish


Specs:

  • Application: 2011 and newer Ford Super Duty trucks with factory-installed towing prep package
  • Gross towing weight: 20,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 5,000 lbs
  • Hitch height: 13" - 17"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Note: This fifth-wheel hitch is compatible with rotating pin boxes, such as the Reese Sidewinder, Reese Revolution, and 5th Airborne Sidewinder, only when used with a wedge (sold separately).


Secure, Interlocking Two-Piece Jaw

A20 Two-Piece Interlocking Jaw

Unlike slide-bar models, the rounded, interlocking, two-piece jaw on this fifth-wheel trailer hitch inhibits rattle and movement by securely wrapping around your trailer's king pin, resulting in easier hookup and a safer, quieter ride.


Three-Point Indicator System

A20 Color Indicator System

Get peace of mind with Curt's color-coded lock indicator. Just look at the indicator - either the one on the handle or the one on the hitch itself - to determine whether the jaw is in the correct position to uncouple (red), couple (yellow) or tow (green).



16034 Curt A20 Fifth-Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ford OEM Towing Package

16540 Curt A20 Fifth-Wheel-Trailer Hitch Head Unit

16017 Curt OEM Fifth Wheel RV Hitch Legs for Ford Trucks with Factory Prep Package





This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2011 - 2014 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2015 - 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2015 - 2020 Ford F-350 Super Duty 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2011 - 2020 Ford F-450 Super Duty 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg




Video of Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs


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




Video Transcript for Curt Fifth Wheel - Fixed Fifth Wheel - C16034 Review

Today we're going to take a look at the CURT A20 Dual Jaw fifth wheel trailer hitch with the Ford OEM legs, and a 20,000 lb weight capacity. This is a custom-fit part. It is designed to fit the 2011 and newer Ford Super Duty trucks with the factory installed towing prep package. Anytime on a custom-fit part, I always recommend to go to our website, use our fit guide, put in your year and model vehicle, and it'll show if this will work for your application. This fifth wheel hitch will mount in your truck bed so that you can tow your fifth wheel trailer. It uses in interlocking two-jaw system right here, which will provide a nice 360 degree jaw to kingpin contact.

Because of that, it'll give you less rattle, more security than your slide bar models. Also in the very front of the jaws, if you look closely, there'll be two built-in greased inaudible 00:00:44 fittings. That gives you easy lubrication of the jaws. The head itself is a fully articulating torsion head. It gives you controlled coupling and a nice stable, quiet ride. It'll self-align for easy hookup, help suppress any road shock which will help suppress the bothersome towing noise.

The handle right over here is a lockable handle, lets you easily secure the trailer to your hitch. It comes with a pinning clip to lock it into place. They do have the hole that's large enough, you could actually, for extra security, put a padlock in there if you prefer. We do sell the padlock separately. The handle's a short throw, single handle operation. Also on this, let me just rotate it.

I'm going to show you when you install the hitch head to the legs themselves, there's three rows of holes. Depending on where you put it, it'll give you a four inch hitch height adjustment. The hitch height will be measured from your truck bed to the top of your hitch head. You'll want to make sure you have that correct, because you'll want your fifth wheel to be as level as possible with your tow vehicle. Depending what row of holes you put it on, it'll give you a four inch height adjustment, anywhere from 13 inches to 17 inches of hitch height adjustment. Also one of the main features on this hitch is the three point indicator system.

It uses color coding. Let me just rotate this so you can get a better view of it. It's on the back here. If you can see right under the head right here, there's the different colors, red, green, and yellow. Basically this is color coded. It'll tell you if your hitch is ready to couple, uncouple, or tow. What's nice is this is visible from the cab. If you're right here sitting in the cab, you can look back here when you're trying to couple or uncouple. Basically, right now it's showing green which means the jaws are completely closed. If there was a kingpin in here, it'd be closed around the kingpin, that means it's locked closed and you're safe to tow. If you open it, let me just open it with the handle here. We'll pull the pin and clip. Again, this handle, you just move it back and you can see now the jaws are open and it's showing yellow. Yellow means your jaws are ready to couple so you're safe to back the truck in to couple it up to your fifth wheel. By chance, if it shows the red, that means it's uncoupled, that means the jaws are locked open, it's safe for you to pull the truck away, but do not couple. Just by turning around in your cab and looking back here at these colors, it shows you what position those jaws are in. Right here, it has a nice, fast one pin head removal, which will make it easy for one person to remove this hitch. You pop the clip on the other side, pull this large pin out, and you can take that head right out of the cross member. It makes it a lot lighter and easier for one person to remove the hitch. Let me just rotate this back around. There we go. It will include this plastic lube plate. This lube plate goes onto your kingpin, helps it glide smoothly into the hitch during hookup. This is a fast and easy installation. It'll drop right into the four receiver pucks that are built into your Ford factory under bed rails. All you have to do to install that, rotate a little bit again just so you can see . You can see these handles. There's one on each corner. You can just pop your pin and clip out of here, rotate your handles out a quarter of a turn. When you do that, it'll rotate those tabs. Now it lines those tabs up and you'll do it on the other side also. That way you're able to drop it right into those pucks. Once they drop all the way in, push your handles back in a quarter of a turn, that'll rotate the tabs to lock it into those pucks, and then your fifth wheel's all ready to go. Just put your pin through the holes, lock it into place, now it's fast and easy, just like that. This is a nice, sturdy steel construction. It has a nice, durable carbide powder coat finish. A few specs on this, the gross towing weight capacity, again, is 20,000 lbs. Vertical load limit or pin weight capacity is 5,000 lbs. The hitch height we had mentioned is anywhere from 13 inches to 17 inches. The last thing I want to show you is here's an example of what the kingpin would look like on your fifth wheel. I just want to show you how the jaws will work. Right now, we left it in the open position. It's showing yellow, which means you're ready to couple. If the kingpin will slide back into the dual jaws, you can see when it gets back far enough, the jaws completely surround the kingpin 360 degrees. The handle moves up into the locked position. All you have to do is take your pin and clip, drop it right into the hole, clip it, and then the handle won't move and you're all locked, ready to go. Again, if you look at your color back here, it's showing green, which means green, your jaws are locked closed. It's safe to tow. That should do it for the review on the CURT A20 Dual Jaw fifth wheel trailer hitch, with the Ford OEM legs and a 20,000 lb weight capacity.


Customer Reviews

Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs - C16034

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (122 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has interlocking jaws and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Torsion head offers easy hookup and quiet, stable towing. Legs mount to Ford OEM underbed platform.

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Was delivered on day promised. Works great so far. 727992



- C16034
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New 5th wheel hitch arrived on time and fit into my truck perfectly...etrailer continues to be my "God to store" ...thank you for providing great service and great prices! 706021



- C16034
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Love the hitch. fits my 2018 super duty f350- perfect. It is a bit heavy so I use a engine lift to get it into the back of my truck, which work great. I could lift it but I am old and don't want to hurt myself. I have purchased several Items from etrailer and all have been top quality and at a very fair price. 641590



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They deliver a solid product in a timely fashion I called customer service before, total professionalism. Although it was my mistake when I call them, because I had the parts that I called about. Excellent choice for parts. 633716



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Has worked as described and have found it very easy to remove because the head seperates so easy. 603972



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This hitch is what i have been looking for. Great quality and easy to lift out of the truck. 576941



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2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty

I just received the Curt 5th wheel hitch for my Ford F-350. It has met my every expectations. The unit is very well made and fits perfectly. The instructions were spot on and easy to follow. This is my first 5th Wheel hitch and I'm anxious to try it out. The only thing I have left to do is to make the measurement for the height and I'll be ready to go. Thank You 562343



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2018 Pontiac Montana

This is a great hitch. Works perfectly with the Ford factory bed mount system and is easy to take apart into two pieces for easy installation/removal. I have towed almost 10k miles with it in the year that I have owned it and have never had an issue. Easy to hookup and disconnect. Can't ask for mutch more in a hitch. Used with 2017 F350 DRW and 2018 Montana HC 385BR 555257



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2014 Jeep Compass

Love the customer service at etrailer very knowledgeable and if there is a problem they will find the solution!! 491772


Comments

Love it!!

Lloyd - 04/02/2019

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2014 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

I like it , we just drive to Northern California with our 5th Wheel and the hitch work perfect. 491703



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2014 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Ordered at 9:30 PM on a Monday night and it showed up on Thursday! That is great service! The box with the hitch head in it was a bit torn but nothing inside was missing or damaged. I don't have it assembled yet but the instructions look straightforward, should not be a problem. 490777



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Took our 1st trip with our new hitch and we absolutely love it. It arrived on the 3rd day of 3day shipping in great shape!!! Thank you so much etrailer 490558



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Their delivery service is unmatched. Very quick and a cheaper price. 483046



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The service from order to delivery was exceptional. I am out of town right now so have not had the opportunity to open the packages. I anticipate no problems due to the very good service received so far. 474116



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2011 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Michael, Lindy, They fixed a mistake and did a great job at that. I would definitely recommend this company. Also I love the hardware. I love the concept of this business. It is refreshing to receive great customer service once again. 469293



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This came in two boxes. It was easy to put together and will meet my needs perfectly. 467284



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I purchased this hitch because I have used a Curt Q16, with my fifth wheel and it has performed well. I have a new truck with long bed, and I no longer need the slider. My truck has the factory 5th wheel prep package. I decided to order the new Curt A20, rather than just adding the legs to the Q16. The Q20 was shipped and delivered as scheduled. It was packaged well, and the hitch looks perfect. The installation instructions were easy to follow, and the entire process went in without any problems. Katrina answered my questions, on the phone, about options, and helped me with the order process. eTrailer.com has the products I need, with great prices and quick shipping. When I need towing accessories, this is the place I'll shop. 464648


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I am very happy with the Curt. I have towed my fifth wheel approximately 4,000 miles with the Curt with no problems. I appreciate your email.

Van - 01/03/2019

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We've been using the Curt A20 5th wheel hitch for about a year now. It is a dream! it hitches easy and smooth. When pulling, it is smooth and does its job well, keeping us both safe and comfortable. 463488



- C16034
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Installed and works perfectly. 459619



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2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty

received both items within 3 days after ordering. Both items (curt 20k 5th wheel hitch & airlift bags) were exactly what I expected and installation was easy, as long as you don't try to get in a hurry (which I'm always in). Will order all future items for my rig (42 ft. 5th wheel & 2017 f-250) from this company if they stock it. Thank You. 443323



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2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty

I paid for the 3-5 business day shipping and received it on day 4. The packaging left a bit to be desired but everything was undamaged so I really don't care. Assembly was relatively easy but as another reviewer said, make sure you thread the bolts through the legs before you get started. Additionally, once assembled, I had to pull the pins and back the nuts off the feet about 3/4 of a turn on all four feet to fit my Ford puck system. Overall, good product, great etrailer service at the best price I found on the web. 442497



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2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Very easy to assemble and install. Its a little on the heavy side, however that just means how strong it is and that is good. Highly recommend this for new truck owners. 442305



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2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty

I purchased the 20K Curt 5th Wheel Hitch with Ford OEM support arms. I did not buy the faster shipping as standard shipping was included. It arrived in one week in perfect shape with all the parts to assemble. I did need to go get Torque Wrench to assemble, but you can also do as loaner tools. Hitch went together easily and am very pleased with it. 441282


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After 1 year still glad I got this hitch. No issues and it is easy to hookup and disconnect. Using with 2016 F350 DRW wpuck system and 2017 Solitude 310GK.

Keith S - 10/10/2018

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2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Received this hitch about 1 week after ordering. Item arrived in packaging which maybe had more staples in it than required but everything was intact. Assembly took about 15-20 minutes and hitch just dropped right into Ford factory prep package. Hooking and unhooking trailer is a breeze and everything slides very smoothly. Pulling trailer is smooth due to dual rubber pivots and eliminates most hitch chatter. All in all, would definitly recommend and purchase again. 441092



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2014 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Great tracking and delivery. Easy installation. Great product. 425134



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2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty

The order process, shipment and receipt was painless and very timely. I requested 3 day delivery and it happened as scheduled! The product was packaged very securely, it is heavy so if you back isn't in great shape have help! Make sure you run the bolts through the tapped holes before you attempt to assemble, the powder coat is in the threads. The assembly is tedious because there is limited room for tools to move. End product looks great! Thanks for the great service! 424460



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2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty

I purchased the 20K Curt 5th Wheel Hitch with Ford OEM support arms. I did not buy the faster shipping as standard shipping was included. It arrived in one week in perfect shape with all the parts to assemble. 401270


Comments

Product continues to work smoothly. The Curt 5th Wheel Hitch coupled with the Ford peg system is a perfect system!

Brett M - 07/03/2018

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Excellent Product - Great Service - Amazing quick delivery 399218



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The assistance I received with identifying the right hitch and then getting it ordered and shipped was fantastic. The hitch arrived in perfect condition sooner than originally expected (Thank you Nicole). Assembly was easy although I did get a little assistance from my 7 year old son G. Within 30 minutes assembly was complete. Connecting to trailer was seamless and I would highly recommend this hitch. Again thank you to Nicole for all the fantastic help. 397831


Comments

Still functioning flawlessly 1 yr later and I have had a lot of hook-ups........

aaron c - 08/13/2018

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- C16140
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


Fit and ease of use great. Strong hitch. 696038



- C16044
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


Everything went as described. Don't believe they could have made an easier install. Will be hooking to 5th wheel for first time Saturday. Little heavy but was able to handle it. So easy to go together one man can do it without an extra hand helping. Work smart not hard! 694946



- C16541
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


Great hitch, best price around. Would buy another one on a heart beat. The jaws hold the pin nice and tight. 616004



- C16141
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


Works but there is slop in the hitch do to the wedge not fitting correctly. They need to be more model specific rather than generic fits. 610443



- C16541
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


Now this is what I'm talking about. This hitch is great! Very tough, rugged, dependable for all your 5th wheel towing needs. Easy smooth operation to switch from maneuverable position for those tight and sometimes hard to get into spots. Switching to towing mode is a breeze. This hitch limits that bucking and chugging effect as you tow down the highway. Easy to install and in my case I got the over kill with this 18,000 pound towing capacity. I only have a 13,000 pound RV; however I wanted that peace of mind knowing that I have enough strength and security behind me in the bed of my truck. Thanks etrailer for offering great products. 686855



- C16044
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


The products I ordered arrived quickly. I found that the prices on etrailer are very reasonable. I will do business with them again. 466496



- C16044
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


The Hitch is great once you figure out the correct steps to put it all together. You should have information in the directions that has a link to a video that shows you step by step process to assemble the hitch. The directions are veg ( not dummy prof ) on step by step assembly. After we assembling the hitch it would not fit into the pucks in the truck correctly. So I went online and looked up a video on Curt A20 5th wheel hitch installation and viewed my obvious mistake. There are to many options in your directions, make a video. 652112



- C16044
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


Very nice hitch, easy assembly. Haven’t had any problems hooking up, head has play so you don’t need to be perfect backing into hitch. Bought a ram 17 Cummins and this hitch to go with it at same time between the hitch and truck can’t tell the 12000 lbs camper is back there. Very little hitch noise. Easy and fast shipping also. The only complaint is the hitch is heavy! Make sure you have help to remove or install. 614499



- C16044
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


The install of the A20 Curt 5th wheel was flawless. Your delivery of two days is amazing. Included a picture of it in the back of my 3500 Ram. 486277



- C16541
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


Very heavy duty hitch. Initially had some concerns so ordered the 20,000 lbs. instead of the 16000. Very good service from the etrailer representatives. Had some concerns on how long the delivery was going to take, however they were able to get it to me in a very short time. Thank you to the individuals who helped with my order. Danny 340534



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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


The quality of the product is what I expected, Excellent. I encountered the same problems with the packing as several others have. The exterior of my box was perfect, completely in tack. The problems were with the way the product was packed inside the box. The Styrofoam was destroyed along with the 1/8 inch thick piece of paneling, which allowed the right side leg of the hitch to bounce around and end up scratching the center member of the hitch, no bigger a little touch up paint couldn't fix. But, really people a 1/8 inch piece of paneling trying to contain a 140 pound hitch, lets start with a 1/4 inch piece of plywood and go up from there. Thank you. 633958



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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


I had a reese slide bar hitch that was worn out. I decided to do with the A20 over the B&W mainly because of the cost. After enough research I found out my old rails wouldn't work because they didn't have the extra slots for the wider base. Etrailer had the complete universal kit that worked great. Was easy to unbolt old rails and replace with the new ones. I was able to reuse my original brackets mounted to frame which I liked better than the universal ones. Took maybe an hour to put everything together. I like the smoothness of the latch opening and closing the jaws Hitch looks well built and I guess the 140lb it weighs says so. Etrailer shipped quickly. 481260


Comments

Love the hitch. I see other people fight their hitch and just happy I bought this one. Wouldnt recommend any other to anyone.

KARL L - 03/05/2019

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- C16541
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


Erica B you are the greatest , your customer support was ABOVE & BEYOND you did more for me than most company's ever do . Keep up the good work . Only if we could get the manufactures [CURT] to do what you did. Thanks once again Erica you made my day and then some . Tom 500956



- C16140
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


I already had a curt goose neck frame mounted in truck so I used the Curt adopter plate # 16220 an the A 20 curt 5 wheel hitch assembly was very easy with no issues looking forward to putting it to work with my G M C 3500 also purchased a curt bumper dual ball adjustable hitch 411715



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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


I received my A20 fifth wheel hitch right on time one box was slightly damaged and lube plate was missing, I e-mailed customer service and 4 hours later got a personal phone call from them.. Did you hear that... From a person-- Not a robot a personal call. still don't be leave it. But anyway 2 days later Lube plate was in my hand. BEST SERVICE ALL THE WAY AROUND. Thanks etrailer. 607184



- C16044
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


This hitch was extremely easy to install! Although the locking handle maneuvered slightly different than the Curt videos I saw online, the intuitive design made it a breeze to set up. As a first time 5th-wheeler, this product has exceeded my expectations so far. I have not towed yet with this unit, but I feel confident that this product will be able to tow my 16k lb 5th wheel. 452620



- C16541
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


The R20 Roller and the A20 Slider were both pretty easy to install. Except for the weight (Those Things Are HEAVY) It was a straight forward install. What I like is the Quality of the Curt Products. They are a very high Quality product in my opinion. I plan on the wife and I and our Two Main Coons are planning a cross country trip. So I am very excited to get out on the open Road and see where life takes us. What WAS a bear to install was the Rail Kit. It required lots of trips out from under 402224



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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


I recently purchased a fifth wheel hitch for my new truck but wasn't sure I ordered the correct one after hitting the "enter" key! I called etrailer the following morning and found out I had, in fact, ordered the wrong hitch. The young man I spoke with was incredibly helpful - he canceled my initial order, explained what I really needed and why and then placed the order. I went on line the next day and found that the order had somehow been cancelled. I then spoke with LEAH G. She is the bomb. She corrected everything and did her best to expedite shipping including personally making certain that MY shipment was on the last truck of the day. What more can I say. Etrailer.com and Leah G are unbelievably awesome from beginning to end! Thank you for a great experience Conrad 371744


Comments

Everything is still working great!

Conrad C - 04/19/2018

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- C16541
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


Installed Curt A20 hitch w/slider rails in 2016 Chevrolet Z71 2500 411359



- C16140
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


Mixed reviews. I think I picked out a great hitch (Curt A29, part # C16140. Haven't installed it yet. Turns out the mounting system for my 2006 Chevrolet 2500HD 8' long bed isn't the right one (holes don't match up to the frame, only the one in the back for the lower bolt hole). Part number 16418. Emailed information to sales & this was the part recommended for my truck... Still can't install the part... Will have to drill holes both front holes (large & small...)... Doesn't math the video of the 2005 Chevrolet 2500 HD... Appreciate the videos, better than the written instructions included. Once done, hope to give it a 5 star. Will see what is recommended... 454980



- C16541
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Review from a similar Curt A20 in Fifth Wheel


I chose this setup for the slider option to help with clearance on my Ram 2500. Seems easy to operate and is well built. The head breakdowns with a simple removal shaft so it lightens the unit for easier transport in and out of the bed. 727499


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  • Comparing Reese Elite And Curt A20 Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2013 Ford F-350 with 8-Foot Bed
  • The Curt A20 # C16034 is a high-quality hitch that is going to perform. It has a 20,000 lb GTW and vertical load limit of 5,000 lbs, a secure 2-jaw locking system, and a torsion head which is going to help reduce some of the noise that comes with towing a fifth-wheel. It also has a handy color coding system to tell you when you are ready to couple, tow, and uncouple as well as a height range adjustment between 13" and 17". Keep in mind that with your pin box, you'd need to use the Sidewinder...
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  • Recommendation on a 5th Wheel Hitch to Fit a 2017 Ford F-350 With 8 Ft Bed and Towing Prep Package
  • We have a 5th wheel hitch that will work great in your 2017 Ford F-350 w/ 8 foot bed and towing prep package. I recommend the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Ford Super Duty Prep Package, # BWRVK3300. The B&W hitch has a 20,000 lbs gross towing capacity and a vertical load limit of 5,000 lbs. The Companion is designed to fit right into your truck's towing prep package. There is no installation of mounting brackets or base rails to mount this hitch into the bed. For a more economical...
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  • 5th Wheel Hitches that Fit the Factory 5th Wheel Prep Package on a 2017 Ford F-350 Long Bed
  • Yes, the same hitches that fit the factory prep package on the 2017 F-250 will also fit your 2017 Ford F-350 long bed. I have listed the options below and I have linked videos for each of the hitches. I like the B&W Companion hitch personally because it is such a well-made and versatile hitch. B&W Companion 20K # BWRVK3300 Curt 24K # C16039 or # C16545-16017 Curt 20K # C16530-16017 or # C16034 Curt 16K # C16520-16017 Reese Elite 26.5K # RP30871 Reese Elite 18K # RP30142 Demco 21K...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch in a 2017 Ford F-350 With Factory Prep Package
  • To answer your second question first, yes, the Andersen Ultimate Fifth Wheel Adapter # AM3200 can be used with a Roto Flex pin box. It however cannot be used with a Sidewinder or Revolution pin box. However, on to your first question, the Andersen installs into industry standard fifth wheel base rails so it will not work in your 2017 Ford F-350 that has the factory prep package. In order to install the Andersen into the prep package it will need the adapter, like # RP30156, which means...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches for a 2011 Ford F-250 Long Bed
  • There are several 5th wheel trailer hitches that will fit the factory pucks in a 2011 Ford F-250 long bed. One of the most popular is B&W Companion # BWRVK3300. This hitch is rated for 20,000 pounds gross trailer weight and is made in the USA. There is also a 25K version, # BWRVK3305. We also have some options from Curt including the 24K hitches # C16039, # C16545-16017 or # C16036, 20K hitches # C16034 and # C16530-16017, and 16K hitch # C16520-16017. All of these hitches feature cushioned...
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  • List of 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches that Fit Directly in Factory Prep Package on 2017 Ford F-250
  • There are several 5th wheel trailer hitches that will fit directly in the factory prep package in your 2017 Ford F-250 long bed. I have compiled a list of the options for you and linked videos for each of them. I like the B&W Companion hitch personally because it is such a well-made and versatile hitch. B&W Companion 20K # BWRVK3300 Curt 24K # C16039 or # C16545-16017 Curt 20K # C16530-16017 or # C16034 Curt 16K # C16520-16017 Reese Elite 26.5K # RP30871 Reese Elite 18K # RP30142 Demco...
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  • Gooseneck Ball Hole Cover and 5th Wheel Hitches for 2011 Ford F-350 with Factory Prep Package
  • For a plug that will fit the gooseneck ball hole in your 2011 Ford F-350 with the factory 5th wheel/gooseneck prep package you can use # RP30136. A trim ring for the gooseneck hole is not available. I will be happy to help you out with a 5th wheel hitch. There are several that will fit directly into the puck system in your truck: B&W Companion 20K # BWRVK3300 B&W Companion 25K # BWRVK3305 Curt 20K # C16034 Curt 24K # C16036 Demco 21K # DM8550033 Reese 18K # RP30142 Reese 26.5K...
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  • Does the Curt A20 5th Wheel Hitch Come with Instructions and Hardware for Installation
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16140 comes with instructions and all of the hardware needed to install on Industry Standard Base Rails. If you already have base rails installed on your 2012 Ford F-350 then you are good to go. If you have the factory rail kit then you will need to go with the A20 part # C16034. If you have no base rails or the factory rail kit installed on your F-350 then I recommend the Curt Custom 5th Wheel Installation Kit for Ford # C16424-204 which is compatible...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch and Gooseneck for 2017 Ford F-250 with Factory Rail Kit
  • The Curt X5 adapters like # C16210 work with specific aftermarket hitches but not with a factory rail kit. The 2017 Ford F-250 factory kit comes with the gooseneck puck that fits the Curt Ball and Safety Chain Loop Kit for Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch # C60692. It also comes with the 5th wheel hitch pucks that fit with the custom hitches like Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs # C16034. If you already have another hitch, then you may want...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for 2017 Ford F-350 with Factory Rail Kit and Revolution Pin Box
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs # C16034 referenced in your question will work perfectly on your 2017 Ford F-350 that features the factory rail kit. The interlocking 2-jaw system will provide excellent jaw-to-king-pin contact and its 20,000 pound towing capacity is more than enough to handle your new fifth wheel. Since your trailer features the Reese Revolution pin box, you will not have to worry about any clearance issues between it and the cab of your truck....
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  • Compatibility of Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Prep Package
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs # C16034 is absolutely a fit for your truck. I called and confirmed with Curt it is compatible all the way up to present without issues. If you already have the Curt A20 # C16140 then you can use legs # C16017 or you can use an adapter like # RP30156 or # DM6175 if you prefer. I've attached some videos to further assist.
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  • Excessive Movement Between the Curt A20 5th Wheel Hitch and 5th Wheel Trailer King Pin
  • First, make sure that the jaws are fully closing around the king pin and that they are locked into place. If not then that would be why you are experiencing so much movement. If they are fully closing and locking then it is possible that the movement is actually coming from somewhere else such as at the connection between the head and the center section or the feet and the OEM Ford mounts. There are some things you can look at on the hitch to determine if the jaws are not fully closing....
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  • Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2017 Ford F-350 Long Bed with Factory Prep Package
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs Item # C16034 does indeed fit the factory puck system in a 2017 Ford F-350. I have included a link to a video covering the features of this hitch for you.
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  • Comparing the Curt 20K and B&W 20K 5th Wheel Hitches for a 2019 Ford F-350 with Factory Rail Kit
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16034 and the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # BWRVK3300 are both excellent options for a 2019 Ford F-350, two of my favorites in fact. I recommend the Curt A20 for a few different reasons which I have attached below. In regards to weight, they both book in at about 150 lbs fully assembled however the heads on either unit can be removed to break up some of the weight. In order to remove the head on the Curt A20 you only need...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch With Low King Pin Height For 2015 Ford F-350 With Factory Rail Kit
  • For your 2015 Ford F-350 with factory rail kit, the B&W Companion OEM 5th-Wheel Hitch for Ford Super Duty Prep Package # BWRVK3300 you mentioned has a lowest height of 16-3/4 inches as you mentioned. For the lower hitch height you are looking for, I recommend the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs # C16034. This hitch has a height of 13-17 inches, so it will give you the ability to tow level without missing any of your towing capacity. This is...
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  • Difference Between Curt A20 C16034 and C16017
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16034 referenced in your question is the complete 5th Wheel Hitch for your 2017 Ford F-350 with the factory rail kit. This hitch includes the legs that will drop directly into the 4 receiver pucks that are built into the factory underbed rails on your truck. The Curt # C16017 that you also mentioned is just the leg assembly for the above 5th Wheel Hitch. The head is not included. I have attached a short video review of this 5th Wheel Hitch...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2016 Ford F-350 Long Bed with Factory Rail Kit
  • The Curt A20 hitch is the newer redesign of the older Q20 so it would be the better choice between the two for your 2016 Ford F-350 with the factory rail kit. The part # C16034 would be what you'd want. My favorite hitch though for you application is the B and W Companion part # BWRVK3300 which fits the rail kit too but is considered by most as the nicest hitch around due to it's rugged design which means it will last basically forever and provide you a very quiet ride quality.
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  • Recommended 5th-Wheel Hitch for 2017 Ford F-350 with Factory Rail Kit and Reese Sidewinder
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Form OEM Legs # C16034 referenced in your question is confirmed to fit the factory rail kit on your 2017 Ford F-350. Since your 5th-wheel trailer has a Reese Sidewinder, which will give you around 22 inches of additional clearance for tight turns, you will not need a sliding 5th-wheel hitch on your 6-3/4 ft truck bed. The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch is a great option that features an interlocking 2-jaw system to provide 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin...
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  • Leg Spacing of the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Part # C16034
  • I went out to our warehouse and measured the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16034 for you. The distance between the two feet front to back is 13" on center and the distance between the two feet side to side is 30" on center. I have attached a diagram of these dimensions for you as well. This hitch is specifically designed to work with the factory puck system on Ford trucks from 2011-2018. If you have any other questions about the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch please let...
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  • Can the Reese Goose Box be Used on a 2018 Ford F-350 Short Bed
  • I do have a formula that you can use to determine your 5th wheel turning clearance (see below) but I don't have any exact figures for you. However, I can tell you now that if you have a 6-1/2' bed on your 2018 Ford F-350 then the Reese Goose Box 5th-Wheel-to-Gooseneck Air Ride Coupler Adapter part # RP94720 most likely will not work. The Reese Goose Box would be pretty much the same as using a fixed 5th wheel hitch on a short bed truck. In regards to bedside clearance, I have attached a...
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  • Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail and 5th Wheel Hitch Compatible with 2008 Dodge 2500 Short Bed
  • The Under-Bed Rail and Installation Kit for Reese Elite Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches # RP30074 is a fit for a 2008 Ram 2500 with a 6-1/2 foot bed. This underbed system has an 18,000 lb max capacity. It will work with the Curt A series and Q series 5th wheel hitches. I recommend the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch head # C16540 along with the # C16020 or the Curt Q20 # C16530-16020. Both these hitches will fit the Elite Series puck locations and will still allow you to tow the...
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  • 5th Wheel Tailgate, 5th Wheel Hitch and Observation Camera for 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty Long Bed
  • Everything you need - the hitch, tailgate and camera - are available for your 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty long bed so you can hit the road and enjoy your time at the campground. First, for the tail gate the best option is the Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate with Lock for Ford Trucks # VG-15-4000 which is going to give you the clearance you need to keep your trailer's undercarriage and F-250's tailgate from damaging each other. For a 5th wheel hitch I highly recommend...
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  • Pros and Cons Of 5th Wheel Hitches With 20K Rating For 2019 Ford F-350 With OEM Prep Package
  • Both the B&W 20K hitch part # BWRVK3300 and the Curt A20 part # C16034 are great options for the 2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty with factory prep package but there are some pros and cons to each. The Curt A20 part # C16034 does have an interlocking jaw that provides 360 degree contact with the king pin to eliminate rattling and chucking. It also has a color coded indicator system that tells you when the hitch is ready to uncouple, couple or tow that is visible from the cab so that is a nice...
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch Fits for 2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty
  • If your 2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty pickup has the factory 5th wheel prep package you can easily tell based on the appearance of the truck bed. Trucks with this factory-installed feature will have 5 pucks/holes in the bed as shown in the linked photo. No pucks means no prep kit. Selecting the right type of hitch depends on two things: whether or not you have the prep kit and whether you have a long-bed or short-bed. Long beds can use a fixed hitch since they already have enough turning...
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  • How Many Bolts Come with Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs # C16034
  • I attached a picture that shows all of the hardware that comes with the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs # C16034. Sounds like you have all of the correct hardware as you mentioned the 4 bolts seen in this picture.
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  • Comparing the Reese Sidewinder and MORryde Rotating Pin Boxes
  • If you do not want to use a sliding 5th wheel hitch then your only option is a fixed 5th wheel hitch with a rotating pin box. I personally prefer the Reese Sidewinder Rotating Pin Box over the MORryde Rotating Pin Box because there are custom wedges available for this pin box whereas MORryde only offers a universal wedge. The wedge will be required to prevent the pivot point for occuring inside the jaws of the 5th wheel hitch. The universal wedges can cause excessive chucking issues as...
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