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Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs

Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs

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Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Self-aligning, pivoting head and included lube plate make hookup a snap. Legs mount to Ram OEM underbed platform. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt fifth wheel part number C16530-16021 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel reviews from real customers.
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Curt Fifth Wheel - C16530-16021

  • Curt
  • 20000 lbs GTW
  • Fixed Fifth Wheel
  • Hitch Only
  • Standard - Double Jaw
  • 14 - 18 Inch Tall
  • Cushioned 360-Degree
  • 5000 lbs TW

Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Self-aligning, pivoting head and included lube plate make hookup a snap. Legs mount to Ram OEM underbed platform.


Features:

  • 5th-Wheel hitch mounts in your truck bed so you can tow your 5th-wheel trailer
  • 2-Jaw locking 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
  • Unique spherical axial bearing allows easy pivoting of hitch head
    • Smooth, 360-degree movement - not just front-to-back and side-to-side tilting
    • Built-in cushioning absorbs road shock
  • Lockable handle lets you easily secure trailer to hitch with padlock (sold separately)
    • Short-throw, single-handle operation
  • Self-aligning head pivots for simple hookup
  • 3 Lube points with easy-to-access grease fittings
  • 2-Pin head removal makes it easy for one 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: 2013 and newer Ram trucks with factory-installed towing prep package
  • Gross towing weight: 20,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 5,000 lbs
  • Hitch height: 14" - 18"
  • Warranty:
    • 10-Year limited for hitch
    • Limited lifetime for legs


Note: This fifth-wheel trailer hitch is not compatible with rotating pin boxes, such as the Reese Sidewinder, Reese Revolution, and 5th Airborne Sidewinder.


Secure, Two-Piece Jaw

Q24 Two-Piece Jaw

Unlike slide-bar models, the rounded, 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

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).


Q24 Color Indicator System

360-Degree Pivot

Curt's unique spherical axial bearing provides a durable pivot point that allows easy, 360-degree movement of the hitch head. This ball joint is designed for smooth, quiet operation with less clunking and chucking.



16045 Curt Q20 Fifth-Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram OEM Towing Package

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16021 Curt OEM Fifth Wheel RV Hitch Legs for Dodge Ram Trucks with Factory Towing Prep Package - 24,000 lbs

Installation Details C16530-16021 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles




Video of Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs

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




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Customer Reviews

Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs - C16530-16021

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (276 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty fifth-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Self-aligning, pivoting head and included lube plate make hookup a snap. Legs mount to Ram OEM underbed platform.

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2016 Ram 3500

Great product Every thing was here Easy install 373814



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2017 Dodge Ram Pickup

This 5th wheel hitch fits OEM hitch mount provisions perfectly on my 2017 Ram 3500. Connecting and disconnecting works well. This hitch is heavy for one person to manage, but a hoist set-up makes for easy installation and removal. Tows well with no play between trailer pin and truck. Great product. 625666



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Dodge Ram Pickup

Just installed my Q20 no problems at all dropped right in place I did not tighten bolts all the way until it was in place directions could have been a little more clear for the ram puck system etrailer one of the best online companies I have dealt with from customer service to getting right info to the best tracking ever Can’t say anything about the hitch yet get my RV Monday so far so good I feel confident 613169



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Put it together the other day. Went to together really easy. Put into the pick-up fit really well no adjustment needed. Haven't had a chance to use it yet. Thank for another great product. 736868



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I ordered this hitch on Sunday 8/25/2019 and it was delivered the Following Wednesday 8/28/2019. It took me about 40 minutes to assemble with a little help. It was just as advertised and the free delivery was a nice touch. Both the Curt Q20 fifth wheel hitch and etrailer.com are highly recommend. 695166



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After one year of use, it still works like it is new. Great, easy to use hitch.....with no shucking! Easy to install and uninstall from truck. 677737



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Ordered on a Wednesday and it showed up Friday. Installed in 30 minutes by myself with no issues. 638788



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The parts arrived right on schedule 5 days from MO to OR. The boxes were in good shape and no scratches Sure is heavy. 617676



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2 years ago I bought a inexpensive Curt hitch for a previous camper. I asked what the difference was between that and an 800 to $1,000 unit, now I know why. The long-term ride with this hitch is really great, double Jaws versus single Jaws is the way to go 587766



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2018 Ram 3500

Haven't put it together yet...been raining here..But it came in a few days of ordering that worked for me.. actual product is on hold for better weather.. 490654



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2017 Ram 3500

Great product , installed easily,lowest price guaranteed and extremely good customer service. l would definitely buy from etrailer again. 489421



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2016 Ram 3500

We purchased this hitch for our 2016 Dodge. Helen in customer service was wonderful in getting this to us in a timely manner. Installation was very easy and it pulls great. Awesome purchase! 487596



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Great hitch. Easy to use and a stable r ide. 481008



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2017 Ram 2500

The hitch worked flawlessly on my first haul from Missouri to south Texas. The assembly of the hitch would have gone smoother if the instructions had just said to install the legs into the receivers in the truck bed, and build it up from there. Live and learn. 456052



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Product was delivered about 8 pm last night. I was surprised that it arrived 2 days early. The boxes were beat up pretty bad but no discernable damage and all parts seem to be there. I haven't been able to install it yet so I comment on anything else. I eill comnent further when I get the opportunity to install it in a day or two. It looks well constructed and fairly easy to assemble. So far I am happy the product as far as I have gotten. 455710


Comments
I never has an issue and it is easy to maintain. Easy hook up and easy un hooking.
Larry - 11/29/2018

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fast shipping, low price. thanks 452349



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Went together easy! Hint- dont tighten all bolts until unit is in all pods and the main unit is in place. Its really that simple. Perfect! 447704



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2016 Dodge Ram Pickup

Hitch works excellent in my 2016 Ram 3500DRW. Only issue I had is one of the handles to lock in the cam to the pucks has rusted and the keeper wire broke off but that doesnt affect the function. Nice unit....heavy ! 431062



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2017 Ram 3500

Hitch arrived on time and undamaged. Fit perfectly and was easy to install. Very heavy, should be assembled in truck bed. 425328



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Received 5th whl. hitch in good shape, very quickly. My wife helped me install it, very heavy but should work. Thanks for the great service 422016



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2016 Dodge Ram Pickup

After 1 year the 20K Curt is still like new. It was an easy drop in for the puck system on my 2016 Ram 3500 dually. We pull a 42 foot fifth wheel camping and it does the business. Easy hook up with one person and the color coded handle comes in handy. Recommended buy! 421309


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After a year, it is still like new. Couple grease points and using a hitch plate and really can not tell it has been used. The hitch is great and well recommended!
Tyler S - 08/17/2018

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This has been a good choice for a hitch. It's reasonably priced hitch and does the job it's made for. My rig's GVW is 15,000, so this is sufficient for me. My only concerns are that I've had some problems unhitching the trailer. I'm not sure if that's my rig leaning on the jaws or if that's problem with the hitch itself. I don't know it that would have been a problem if I had bought the B and W or Demco hitch. My second concern is one that can't be corrected as far as I know. I've got a dually and it's difficult for me to reach the handle because of my height. I carry a small step ladder to get over the fender for that. When I ordered the hitch, it was time sensitive, since after I ordered one form another site, the order never came through. I called etrailer, and they promised a quick delivery, and they came through. It was a pleasure working with them. They get 5 stars! 400161



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2016 Ram 3500

HITCH FIT IN TRUCK PERFECTLY WITH LITTLE ADJUSTMENT. IT IS BUILT VERY HEAVY AND SHOULD WORK WELL FOR YEARS.WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND. 341650



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2016 Ram 3500

I have been towing a trailer since 1988. I have had several hitches from different manufacturers. The curt Q20 is the best hitch I have owned. There is a lot of pluses to this hitch the way it is designed. It was worth the money when you consider the peace of mind when towing. 329310



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2015 Ram 3500

I have had this hitch for a year now. I tow a 38 ft 5th wheel approx. 16000 lbs. It is very easy to hitch and un-hitch. Very stable ride. I think this is a great product. Very important to keep it lubed, but it is easy to lube. 324260


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I have been using now for over two years many miles on the 5th wheel and hitch. I have had zero problems with it, still functions great. As I stated above you must keep it lubed for easy release of the hitch, but it is very easy to lube. Great product.
Kevin G - 12/12/2017

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  • Who Makes the Mopar 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch
    Curt is the manufacturer of the Mopar branded 5th wheel trailer hitches. For example, the Mopar 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part 82214742 is the same as the Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16530-16021 and the Mopar 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part 82214743 is the same as the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16049.
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  • How to Tow a 5th Wheel Trailer with a 2017 Ram 3500 with Ram Box
    Yes, you can tow a 5th wheel trailer with your 2017 Ram 3500 that has the Ram Box feature. But there is a specific method that has to be followed or it will not work. Basically the issue on Ram Box models is that the bed a narrower than a standard bed so that when you make a turn while towing a 5th wheel trailer the trailer pin box can make contact with the sides of the bed. To solve this problem you will need to have a Sidewinder pin box installed on the trailer and use a specific fixed...
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  • How to Adjust the Hieght of Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch on 2014 Ram with OEM Prep Package
    There are 3 sets of holes where the legs attach to the crossmember of the Curt 5th wheel hitch # C16530-16021 for your 2014 Ram with OEM prep package. You will need to unbolt the legs from the rest of the hitch and move them up or down as needed and then reattach them. See page 2 of the installation instructions linked to the right. If you still do not have enough clearance then you could also adjust the pin box on the trailer up or down as needed. Trailer pin boxes are very heavy...
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  • How To Use Lippert Turning Point Pin Box with Factory Ram 5th Wheel Hitch
    I do have an option for you but the Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16530-16021 cannot be used with a rotating pin box like the Lippert Turning Point because of the spherical axial bearing in the head. However, the Curt OEM 5th Wheel Hitch Legs for Ram Towing Prep Package part # C16021 that the above hitch uses is compatible with the Head Unit for Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16540 which is compatible with rotating pin boxes like the Lippert Turning Point. Therefore,...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2015 Ram 3500 with Factory Prep Package
    You are correct, Curt Q20 5th wheel trailer hitch # C16530-16021 comes with the head and the base to install directly into the bed of your 2015 Ram 3500 with the factory prep package. No other parts are needed! I have included a link to a video review of this hitch for you. There are several other hitches that will also install directly. You can use the B&W 25K hitch # BWRVK3600, the Curt 24K hitch, # C16545-16021, the Reese 20K hitch, # RP30160, and Curt 18K hitch # C16520-16021. I...
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  • Curt 5th Wheel Hitch for 2013 Ram 3500 Short Bed Longhorn Dually with Factory Prep Package
    The Curt 20K 5th wheel trailer hitch # C16530-16021 is designed to fit Ram trucks that have the factory installed 5th wheel prep package with the 4 pucks in the bed. If your 2013 Ram has the factory prep package then the hitch will fit. But since you mentioned you have a short bed then you will likely need a slider (unless the trailer was specifically designed to be towed by a short bed truck). For a slider on a Ram with the factory prep package you would need adapter # C16022 and then...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Towing Options For A 2015 Ram 3500 Dually Diesel
    The first thing you will need to do before purchasing any equipment is to extensively research towing, in particular 5th wheel towing. A good place to start is our 5th wheel help article which I have attached for your review. There are three different types of hitches to consider when towing a 5th wheel trailer. The first one is a fixed hitch. A fixed hitch features a center mounted hitch that does not move or account for clearance issues with the cab. These are generally used on trucks...
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  • Comparing Curt A20 and Q20 Fifth Wheel Hitches for 2018 Ram 3500 Factory Rail Kit
    For your 2018 Ram with the factory rail kit the two largest differences is the limited warranty on the Q20 for Ram Trucks # C16530-16021 is 10 years for the hitch and lifetime for the legs while the A20 For Ram Rail Kits # C16044 is a limited lifetime warranty and the A20 has an improved jaw design over the older Q20. This means better contact for a smoother towing experience. I attached pictures of the jaws on both hitches for you to check out and compare as well. You'll see the A20 jaws...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2015 Ram 3500 Short Bed with Tow Package and Sidewinder
    Yes, if you were to lock out the Sidewiner/Reese Revolution pin box you could use it like a standard pin box with a Curt Q20 hitch part # C16530-16021. This hitch is a fit for your 2015 RAM 3500 with hitch prep package as well. That being said I have a much more ideal solution for you since you have a short bed truck. Since you will need turning clearance due to your shorter truck bed you will need to use the Revolution like it was intended. To do that instead you would want the Companion...
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  • How to Remove Curt Q20 Head Unit that is Stuck
    If you flip your Q20 5th Wheel Hitch # C16530-16021 upside down you will see that there is a pilot that extends below the bearing shaft, through a rubber grommet in a square pad. My contact at Curt said that the rubber square is holding onto that pilot which is why you are having trouble removing the head. With the Q20 flipped over, take some WD-40 or some soapy water and spray that rubber grommet and the pilot to help loosen the connection. After applying the lubricant, flip the Q20...
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  • Recommended Alternative to Ram M20 Factory 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 2500
    Curt does indeed make the factory 5th wheel hitches for your 2018 Ram 2500, and they are essentially a re-brand of their Q-Series models. The equivalent for the M20 that you mentioned is the Curt Q20 5th Wheel Hitch # C16530-16021, which will drop right into the factory pucks in the truck bed (see attached image). This hitch is also available with a higher 24,000 pound towing capacity with the Curt Q24 # C16545-16021. I have attached a short video review that you can check out as...
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  • Can 5th Wheel Hitch be Installed on 2018 Ram 2500 with Ram Box
    You can indeed install a 5th wheel trailer hitch on your 2018 Ram 2500 without the factory puck system but the Ram Boxes will require that another component be added to your setup. Because the Ram Boxes limit the available turning clearance over the bed, a Reese Sidewinder or other similar pin box that moves the pivot point away from the king pin will need to be on the trailer. This is the only way to allow for proper turning clearance with the Ram Box models regardless of whether or not...
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  • Placement of King Pin When Curt Q20 # C16530-16021 5th Wheel Hitch is Installed on 2015 Ram 3500
    The Curt # C16530-16021 Q20 fifth wheel hitch for the Ram factory tow prep package centers the king pin jaws between the pucks. If your forward and rearward pucks are centered on the rear axle, then the hitch jaws and king pin will be centered on the rear axle. I'm assuming you're trying to determine if you'll have enough clearance between the rear of the cab and the front of the fifth wheel to make turns without having the fifth wheel and cab collide. We usually recommend a sliding...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2016 Ram 2500 Long Bed with Factory Prep Package
    We have several 5th wheel trailer hitches that will fit directly into the factory prep package in your 2016 Ram 2500 long bed, see link. I recommend the Curt Q20, # C16530-16021. It is rated for 20,000 pounds gross trailer weight and features a floating, cushioned head for a smoother ride. I have linked a video review of this hitch for you.
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  • 2014 Ram 3500 pulling 2017 Forrest River WolfPack 285pack13
    The Curt Q20 # C16530-16021 that you are asking about has built-in cushioning that helps absorb road shock, because of this it is not compatible with rotating pin boxes like the Reese Sidewinder, Reese Revolution, and 5th Airborne Sidewinder. I called Forest River to verify what kind of pin box that your WolfPack 285Pack13 Toyhauler uses and my contact said that it uses a standard pin box. The Curt Q20 will work great with your trailer on your 2014 Ram 3500. If your Ram doesn't have...
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  • How to Determine if There is Clearance with Short Bed Truck to Make Tight Turns with 5th Wheel
    There is a formula you can plug in the dimensions of your setup into to determine if there would be enough clearance to make sharp turns. (A + B) - C = Clearance A = Distance from the center of fifth wheel jaws to the truck cab B = Offset used like if you had a slider. Your extended pin box does not count since it pivots too. C = Width of the nose of the trailer divided by 2. If you are dead set on using that hitch you are most likely going to have to go with a Sidewinder pin...
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  • Why Can't Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Be Used with Pivoting Pin Box
    The Curt Q-Series hitches like the Q20 # C16530-16021 for your Ram feature a spherical axial bearing in the head that helps to create smoother movement when hooked up to the trailer. This allows for a quiet ride but it's the exact component that makes them incompatible with pivoting pin boxes like the Lippert Turning Point or Reese Sidewinder. It essentially creates too much movement at the connection point when combined with the pivot mechanism at the trailer and could indeed be a safety...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2014 Ram 3500 with Factory Rail Kit
    Although B & W and Curt are both great companies that produce quality products, when it comes to a fifth wheel hitch for your 2014 Ram 3500 with the factory rail kit, I recommend going with one of our Curt Q-Series fifth-wheel hitches. This series features a 360 degree pivoting head to make hitching on uneven surfaces much easier and are also equipped with a built-in cushion to help absorb road shock. The Q-Series hitch is offered in three different weight capacities: 16,000 LB Part...
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  • Will Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Fit a Forest River and 2014 Ram 3500 with Factory Prep Package
    The Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16530-16021 will fit directly into the factory prep package in your 2014 Ram 3500 long bed. The hitch is also compatible with your Forest River Cedar Creek 5th wheel trailer. This hitch is rated for 20,000 pounds gross trailer weight. It also features a cushioned head for improved ride quality compared to a non-cushioned hitch. There are no issues we have heard of regarding compatibility. I have included a link to a video review of this hitch for you.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for a 2014 Ram 3500 Long Bed with Hitch Prep Package
    The Ram hitch prep package of your 2014 Ram 3500 has much wider spaced install-pucks than the standard Elite hitch foot print so you would have to go with a new hitch. What you would need is the Reese Hitch part # RP30160 as this is a similar style hitch that would fit your OEM rail kit. Since you have a long bed truck you would not need a slider hitch. I attached a review video for this hitch for you to check out as well.
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  • Could Curt Q20 Fixed Hitch for Ram Rail Kit fit 2018 Ram 2500 Short Bed with Rail Kit
    Yes, the Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package # C16530-16021 does fit the factory rail kit of your short bed 2018 Ram 2500 with a short bed. It's listed for long bed trucks since short bed trucks typically require the use of a slider hitch which instead normally requires the hitch part # C16536 and Ram rail kit adapter # C16022.
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  • All 5th Wheel Hitch Options for Factory RAM Towing Prep Package
    There are several 5th wheel hitches that will fit the factory RAM towing prep package hole pattern. I'll list out the options we offer below along with a few recommendations. The article you found was likely an old article. RAM sort of botched the release of their OEM 5th wheel package back in 2012/2013 and they started selling trucks with the factory mounting kit before a hitch was actually designed and released. The trucks were sold for about 6 months before a hitch was actually released....
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitches for Factory Pucks System in a 2018 Ram 2500 Long Bed
    For your 2018 Ram 2500 long bed with the factory 5th wheel puck system the B&W Companion # BWRVK3600 is a direct fit. You could also use Curt hitch # C16049, # C16545-16021, or # C16046 rated for 24K, # C16044 or # C16530-16021 rated for 20K, or # C16520-16021 rated for 16K. Reese has hitch # RP30160 rated for 20K. The B&W hitch is the most popular but the Curt hitches have cushioned heads for improved ride quality. I have linked some video reviews for you.
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  • Weights of 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches Designed to Fit Factory Pucks on 2017 Ram 2500 Long Bed
    We have a large selection of fifth-wheel hitches that will work well on your 2017 Ram 2500 with the 8 foot bed. Based on the hitches you were looking at, it appears that your Ram features the factory puck system. Please just let me know if this is not the case. I have listed below the weights of the hitches available that will attach directly to the factory pucks without the need for a separate adapter. Reese OEM 5th Wheel Hitch - 20K # RP30160: 186 pounds Curt Q24 - 24K # C16545-16021:...
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  • Comparison of Curt Q20 and A20 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches
    There are differences between the Curt A20 # C16044 and Curt Q20 # C16530-16021. The grease fittings, like you mentioned, and the A20 is slightly taller, ranging from 14 to 18 inches in comparison the Q20 at 13 to 17 inches. The two largest differences is the limited warranty on the Q20 is 10 years for the hitch and lifetime for the legs while the A20 is a limited lifetime warranty. Also, the Q20 features the 360-degree movement with the spherical axial bearing to improve the pivoting...
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