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

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  • Curt
  • 20000 lbs GTW
  • Fixed Fifth Wheel
  • Hitch Only
  • Standard - Double Jaw
  • Cushioned 360-Degree
  • 13 - 17 Inch Tall
  • 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 Nissan Titan XD OEM underbed platform. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt fifth wheel part number C16530-16026 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 Nissan Titan XD Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel reviews from real customers.


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Curt Fifth Wheel - C16530-16026

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 Nissan Titan XD 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 2 receiver pucks that are built into your factory underbed rails
  • Sturdy steel construction with durable, carbide powder coat finish


Specs:

  • Application: 2016 and newer Nissan Titan XD trucks with factory-installed towing prep package
  • Gross towing weight: 20,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 5,000 lbs
  • Hitch height: 13" - 17"
  • 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, 2-Piece Jaw

Q24 Two-Piece Jaw

Unlike slide-bar models, the rounded, 2-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.


3-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.



16075 Curt Q20 Fifth-Wheel Trailer Hitch for Nissan Titan XD OEM Towing Package

16530 Curt Q20 Fifth-Wheel Trailer Hitch Head Unit

16026 Curt OEM Fifth Wheel RV Hitch Legs for Nissan Titan XD Trucks with Factory Towing Prep Package - 20,000 lbs



C16530-16026 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details C16530-16026 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2017 - 2018 Nissan Titan XD 8 Foot Bed with OEM Integrated Gooseneck



Video of Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Nissan Titan XD 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.




Video Transcript for Curt Fifth Wheel C16530-16026 Review

Speaker 1: Today, we're going to take a look at the Curt Q20 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch for the Nissan Titan XD Towing Prep Package. This has a 20,000 pound weight capacity. Now, again, the application for this hitch is 2016 and newer Nissan Titan XD trucks that have the factory installed towing prep package. Now this fifth wheel will mount in your truck bed so that you can tow your fifth wheel trailer. It does use the high-strength interlocking two-jaw system here. It provides a nice 360 degree jaw-to-kingpin contact.

These jaws will fully wrap around the kingpin to help minimize noise. It gives you less rattle, more security than the slide bar models. Now, also, on the head, they do have three built-in grease, Zerk fittings for easy lubrication of your hitch. Basically, there's one on each jaw pin.One over here. One over here, and then in the very middle, right at the very bottom there's a fitting for a lower bearing fitting lubrication, that you can just put your grease gun on and pump it with grease.

This head does use a unique spherical axial bearing, which allow easy pivoting of the hitch head. It gives you a nice smooth 360 degree movement, not just front-to-back or side-to-side tilting, which, again, it'll also give you built-in cushioning to help absorb any road shock. Now, a nice feature on this hitch is they do use the three point color-coded lock indicator system. That'll help give you secured towing. Basically, what that does is it'll basically give you a color coding on the handle right here, and even underneath the hitch head, it'll show you a green, like it is right now.

It's showing green. That means the jaws are locked, closed.You're ready to tow. If you pop open a handle, it'll show a yellow in there, and also underneath here. The yellow means the jaws are open. You're ready to couple.

If it shows red, that means the jaws are locked open, you're ready to uncouple. What's nice is these color-coded lock indicators on the handle and under the hitch head are visible from the cab so you can turn around if you're in the cab here, and look back. They're going to tell you what position those jaws are in. It is a single-throw handle, helps open the dual jaws. Basically, if you just pop this pin and clip, you can see it's tethered so you don't lose it. Flip open the lock portion there, and again, just quick single throw handle operation opens the jaws right up. Now, this handle can be locked. In other words, if you're locked around the kingpin and you flip this over, the hole here is large enough.And instead of using the pin and clip, if you prefer, you could use a padlock for added security. Now, this is a two-pin head removal for easy disassembly by one person. Basically, right here, there's two clips. You just pull those out. Pull the two pins out. You can take the head out of the center section, and you can take it apart piece by piece, so one person could basically remove it from the truck bed. Now, this hitch does also come with the included plastic lube plate right here. Now this lube plate will go onto your kingpin. It helps that kingpin glide smoothly into the hitch during hookup, and it'll stay on there to prevent any messy grease buildup. All the installation hardware is included. If you notice, they also give you a nice detailed instruction booklet.Now the other feature on this, it will give you a four-inch hitch height adjustment and that's critical, because anytime you want to tow your fifth wheel, you want to be as level as possible with the vehicle you're towing it with. And on the center section and on the legs, there's rows of holes that you could put it in and get the correct hitch height adjustment out. Now, hitch height is measured from your truck bed to the top of the hitch head here. This will give you a range of 13 inches up to 17 inches. This is a fast, easy installation to install into your truck bed. It'll basically just drop into the gooseneck ball hole, this portion right here, and then the two receiver pucks. You can see these tabs right here, those would drop into the two receiver pucks, and those are all built into your factory Nissan Titan under-bed platform.Basically, how you would do that is, again, here's another pin and clip. Just pop that off. Rotate this handle out, and you can see it rotates that tab right there. Rotate this handle out, that tab opens. Then, right here, if you just rotate that, that'll loosen those ball bearings right there to allow it to drop into your gooseneck ball hole. Then, just turn this back, and it'll lock those ball bearings to lock it there. Then, again, just rotate these back into position. This handle, and that's going to lock the tabs into your under-bed system. Just take your pin and clip. Go ahead and install it. Right back in there, that'll keep the handles locked into place, and you're all ready to go. Very fast and easy installation. This is made of a sturdy steel construction. It has a nice durable, carbide powder coat finish. Again, the gross towing weight on this hitch is 20,000 pounds.Now, you do always want to check the maximum towing capacity of your vehicle, because the capacity will be limited to the lowest-rated towing component. Vertical load limit or pin weight capacity on this is 5,000 pounds. Again, I just want to mention the hitch height adjustment is anywhere from 13 inches to 17 inches. Now, the last thing I want to show you is just how the jaws will work. Right now, we pulled that handle so you can see they are open. If you look here, it's showing yellow. So, here's an example what the hitch or the kingpin would look like on your fifth wheel. When this slides into the jaws, you can see once it gets farther enough in there, the jaws completely lock around. If you look right here, it's showing green. It means you're ready to go. All you have to do is flip your handle up. Take your tethered pin and clips. Slide it right in there, and it's locked.The handle won't open. Simple as that. That should do it for the review on the Curt Q20 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch for the Nissan Titan XD Towing Prep Package, and this has 20,000 pound weight capacity.


Customer Reviews

Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Nissan Titan XD Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs - C16530-16026

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (235 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 Nissan Titan XD OEM underbed platform.

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Received an E-mail 5 days ago saying it was still on back order and would be notified when they received them and were shipped. Received E-mail yesterday that I had received my order. Found the boxes on front porch. Some rips in the boxes, but no damage to the hitch. UPS may be unhappy since I wasn't home and he had to carry it up a flight of stairs. Hitch is much heavier than my B & W. Took about 5 minutes to assemble and install in Nissan Titan XD with pucks. Too much ice and snow to use yet. Removed it from truck in about a minute. Way faster than my B & W turnover. I'll update review after I tow with the hitch. 480807



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For my 2017 Nissan Titan XD it was a drop in fit less than an hour to install. Unfortunately the M14 nuts were left out of the hardware bag that are used to bolt the hitch to the puck system legs. I had to rummage through my spare parts bin to find the correct nuts. 476949



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


The Curt Q20 with R20 slider hitch arrived just as promised in 3 days after placing the order. The Q20 head box was totally destroyed. The manufacture packaging was not made to ship individually using small package carrier such as UPS. Upon inspection I discovered that the bolts and washers were missing. I contacted Bill at E-trailer and told him. He explained that the replacements would have to come from the manufacturer and would take several days. I told him that I already scheduled an install and really needed those bolts and washers. He was able to round some up for me and shipped them out next day and they arrived on Monday just as promised. I also spoke with Bill about not being able to remove the head unit for the hitch. It needed to be removed to be able to install it on the slider. It seemed to be stuck and I could not budge it. I assumed that it may have been damaged in shipping, especially after receiving it in a demolished box. He explained to me that since it was new its tolerances were tight and I might try taking a pry bar to it. Well that did not make me feel real good. He was totally correct. Just a little more effort with a pry bar moved it just enough for the bushing to squeak loose and the head came right out. I am disappointed in the jaws on this unit. They look like they were forged by a 3rd grader. Not smooth and somewhat pitted. They are not machined jaws for sure. Had it all installed using the new Reese rail brackets for the 2017 F250. Everything went smooth. An added plus is the quiet ride when not connect to trailer. Can’t even notice the hitch is back there. My other hitch rattled and clanked all the time and was so annoying. I just hooked my 38ft 5th wheel for the first time. It was smoother and easier than any other hitch I have ever used. I bought the sider unit which is recommended by all for the short bed. However I cannot use the slider as the king pin box slides too close to the tall tail gate. The new 2017 F250 is taller and the bed is deeper so I needed a hitch that would go up to 19 ½ inches. I will update after a my first run with trailer later this month. Everyone at E-trailer was outstanding. 5 Star. I will keep using them in the future. 303415



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I had a 16K Husky 5th wheel hitch for 12 years. It came with the RV purchase. We upgraded to a larger 5th wheel in 2015. I pulled it with the K16 but due to wear on the hitch I didn't feel comfortable. I searched the internet and came upon etrailer.com. I began researching different hitches. I settled on Curt due to it's reviews. I placed an order with etrailer and the next day I got an email with all of the shipping and tracking information. I had the hitch in 5 days. I was very disappointed when it was delivered. The shipping box was very light duty and had been reinforced with pieces of cardboard damaged. There was also a lot of heavy duty staples holding it together. I took photos upon delivery. After I opened the box I found the hitch was damaged. I immediately sent an email with photos of the box as received and the damage to the hitch. I called customer service and talked to Gina and Janice and went over the details. I was given instructions for returning the hitch and was emailed necessary papers to ship it back at no charge. I dropped it off at UPS the same day and received notification in 3 days that it was received. I was also advised a new hitch would be sent out and I received it in 3 days. At first I was very upset but after. That quickly changed after talking to the staff and receiving the new hitch within 5 days. These type things sometimes happen. I give the staff at etrailer.com an applause for their quick handling of this issue. I have since made another purchase. Give them a try. 275867



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I bought a new trailer recently that weighs 16k and I just didn't feel secure using my Reese pro series 16k to Haul with. So I started looking at various hitches. I've had 3 other fifth wheel hitches in the past. All of them have been 15 and 16k models. What I never liked was the latching system. I've even had a trailer come out of the hitch due to a poor latching hook up. There wasn't an good way to lock the hitch. Some of it was my fault and some was a poor design. When I saw the Curt Q20 had a latch on the handle and also was color coded I was hooked. This hitch satisfied my want list. It arrived 4 days after I ordered it and like other comments I've read it was full of heavy duty staples. It was double packaged. There had to be over 50 staples. It was defiantly packaged securely. After dimantaling the packing I finally got to the hitch. There were a few scratches on the hitch from all the staples but a bit of black touch up paint took care of that. After all the hitch is going to be used and get scrached by me anyways. Four bolts and it was together. It fit perfictly it my existing rails. By the way it's heavier than my other hitches. I wound be apprehensive to pull my new trailer. If your looking for a great hitch at a great price you can't go wrong. 344415


Comments

Fantastic

Dave E - 02/23/2018

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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Thank-you etrailer for the fast free shipping! Ordered on Sunday evening and received hitch, mounting kit, and wiring package on Friday!!!! 5 boxes in delivery and all were received at the same time, great job. already tow 5th wheel with this hitch and it is great. Better than my old reese. Hook-up is easy and positve. Will say it does take all evening to install and measurements are extremly important to a good installation. Measured and checked square several times prior to any drilling and the mounting brackets are perfect. Thanks again for the fast, complete, and quality shipment. The only comment regarding shipment is that the hitch box had some damage when received and 5th wheel had a couple of same scratches, no big deal!!! The shipping box is not very durable based on product weight! 192850


Comments

Have pulled my 38 foot toy hauler on 9 different trips now with absolutely no problems. Great fifth wheel. previously had a Reese and this on is a just as good if not better.

Mark S - 06/19/2016

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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Melinda at was great and help select the best hitch solution for my needs. Hitch arrived exactly when promised. Hitch itself appears to be solidly built. Some minor irritations like the locking pin cables crimped so hard that the cables were cut in two on two of the four leg pins. Will have to do my own anchors for those. Also packaging, as noted in other reviews, is pretty weak. After opening I understand why the whole box was wrapped in shrink wrap. Looked like a war was conducted inside with piece parts scattered to the winds. Shrink wrap kept it all inside thankfully Install was straight forward, and went in easy with two people. Could be a little challenging for one person. Hitch now resides on a RAM 2500 8ft with 5th wheel OEM prep. 5th wheel gets picked up next week. 203293


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So far, this hitch has been absolutely trouble free. The two piece design makes for a uick and easy removal or install when I need the bed to be free of restrictions ! Happy camper

Tim D - 06/14/2016

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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I ordered a Curt 20K hitch and custom mounting kit for my 2011 2500HD Chevy on a Friday and received it the following Friday which I consider to be very prompt shipping, The box it was shipped in arrived in a very beaten up condition I expected to find damage on the hitch but other than a few minor cosmetic blemishes everything was fine. The installation instructions were pretty good I did'nt have any problem following them, I had expected pulling the side plate bolts thru the frame with a fish wire to be a problem but it turned out to be very easy to do. Putting togeather the bolts from the hitch rails thru the truck bed and tighening them was difficult but I think if I had been 40 years younger it would have been no problem, The major problem was the heat shield over the exhaust system I had to pull a couple bolts and bend it down to get my arm under it. In the instructions they say a gearwrench would help in tightning the bolts I found that to be good advice much better than trying to use a combination wrench. I'm still in the process of breaking in my truck so I haven't tried pulling with the hitch yet but it appears to be well built and designed. e-trailer was easy to work with I had absolutly no problems and would buy from them again. 8897



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Pros: I've been using this hitch for about a year to tow my 5th wheel, and I've probably hooked up to it about 20 times. It's a really great hitch, easy to work, and I really like the color coded features (red, yellow, and green) that show when the hitch is connected or not and ready to tow. I haven't used the slider so I can't comment on that other than it appears to be easy enough to use. I LOVE the puck system to install it in the bed of the truck. As far as etrailer, they are great! They asked some questions to help me determine my needs, and then they provided a number of possible hitches. They were great about answering any questions I had. I've purchased several things from them in the past, and I HIGHLY recommend etrailer!!! Cons: There were a few places in the installation documentation that could have been easier to decipher. There were several videos online showing how the product works, but I couldn't find anything showing how to put it together. This would have been extremely helpful. Also, CURT claims this is a two man lift and can be easily removed from the truck. NOT TRUE! This thing is HEAVY, but it's supposed to be. Unless you have a piece of equipment to help lift it you should plan on leaving it installed. 482315



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Saved myself about $150 buying this online from Etrailer instead of my local rv/camping shop. My hitch arrived on time. The boxes were tore up but the website warned me about that ahead of time. Packaging wasn't an issue as all items were inside and intact. Assembly was simple and I had plenty of help from all the instructional videos I found on YouTube. Great hitch and I highly recommend that you purchase your new hitch from Etrailer. 232806


Comments

Excellent! No issues.

GP - 11/30/2016

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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I can only compare this hitch to one other that I previously owned . We pulled our fifth wheel from Illinois to Arizona and back. Up and down mountains and through a couple of snow storms and wind. The hitch performed as expected and was much quieter than our previous one. Also it absorbed the back and forth (I call it porpoising) effect very well. I also had to slide the hitch several times and was able to do this fairly easy. Just be careful on your accelerator and go slow while holding brake controller. The only issues I had were disconnecting and pulling out the Maneuver Handle. It is hard to tell when the trailer is loose from the hitch plate. When lowering jacks to disconnect, it is difficult to see any clearances. When I needed to slide the hitch there were times that pulling the handle to release the slide was difficult. You have to keep in mind that not having any pressure on the mechanics of the hitch will help tremendously and also keep it lubricated. I like the hitch and am going to keep using it. Its my opinion that the more you use a product the easier it gets to operate. CURT did a good job on this hitch. 496367



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I just finished installing the bed rails yesterday (bear cat) on my 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD and installed the Curt (C16130) hitch. I've not towed or hauled any trailers with it yet so I don't know how it will perform. I previously used a Husky (15K) hitch which I really liked. The Husky was getting old and showing signs of wear and I didn't like the clanks and squeaks. The Curt hitch went in easily though it a fewer height adjustments.....height adjustment holes are two inches apart versus 1.5 inches on the Husky. It is a stout (and heavy) hitch. I frequently put my hitch in an out and the Husky could easily be broken down into two parts....reducing the weight. The Curt appears difficult (at least so far) to break down into two parts. I did it twice and had to use a crow bar to separate the head from the legs. It's way too heavy to handle in one piece....as are most fifth wheel hitches. Maybe it loosens up after use and comes apart easier.....I hope. I assume it will provide great service and eliminate the noise and chucking and had with my old hitch. 422859



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I received my 5 th wheel hitch today and put it in so I am a happy camper I looked all over on line and found e trailers they where one of the cheapest in price and had the direct factory hook up style there was a bit of a problem getting me the 5th wheel on time (out of stock ) but George informed me same days as order that he had ordered it direct from the factory but hurricane Irma slowed shipping once I received my truck from dealer I noticed it had the inside 7 pin connector so I asked could he remove this from my order and he did also spoke with a women and she said my shipment would arrive today and it did ! good parts (I only use reese and curt ) and better customer service I advise highly you use this company they still have good work ethic ! (rare today ) I give them a 6 stars out of 5 ! !! I will use them again thank you much donald a soon to be professional hauler ! 438826



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


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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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Because of personal medical issues, I had the hitch installed professionally. I pull a 38' fifth wheel behind a Duramax powered Chevy. The hitch has served it's purpose well and looking forward to using it for many more years!! I purchased the slider version, but have found that I would NOT have had to purchase a slider because of the design of the front of my fifth wheel, as seen in the pic's. I am able to do 90 degree turns without any problems (without moving the hitch rearward). 302964



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Received hitch as ordered. Assembly and installation was simple , took approximately 30 minutes. Only issue was the shipping carton was damaged and some scratching of finish occurred during the shipping. 193294


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Product works great, price was fair and tows well. Removing from the truck is siple as the unit can be removed in two pieces making the weight more manageable.

Ed J - 05/26/2016

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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I received everything fast and ordered the mounting plates for my model truck and everything went it great... Good service and fast delivery... here’s some pictures b/4 my liner was in and after ... Thank again... Great product...and friendly staff ... 475255



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


I purchased this hitch when I upgraded trucks. I now have a long bed and have no need for the old DrawTite slider I used in my shortbed. WOW what a difference in towing this hitch made. Just completed a 12 hr pull from Oklahoma to Colorado and this hitch along with my TrailRide kingpin box made the ride so smooth it was easy to forget the 5er was even there. Easy/secure connection. Absolutely NO king pin rattle or chucking like my old DrawTite. Uncoupling took me a few tries, but i figured it out. The king pin has to be at just the right height to allow disengagement. Like others have mentioned, the box it came in was trashed, but the contents were unharmed; not even a scratch. Its a heavy item for carboard and who cares what the box looks like. It just gets thrown away anyhow. Would ABSOLUTELY recommended! !!!!!! Great product. 47108



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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Unlike other reviews...I will say that my packages all arrived in perfect condition. (Boxes were all intact). Assembling the Q20 is a breeze and by all appearances this hitch certainly seems to be more than adequate for my needs. I haven't had a chance to actually use it yet...but from what I can tell, I certainly don't expect any issues. I like the way the hitch latches and unlatches, and that you can add a lock to prevent someone from opening the jaws while you are parked somewhere. I think the only thing I'll add is a lock in place of one of the pins...just to make it difficult for someone to remove and steal the hitch. 289612


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A year later...and everything still works like a charm. Ive had zero issues with this Q20 Hitch!

Richard P - 08/31/2017

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Review from a similar Curt Q20 in Fifth Wheel


Great hitch. Used several times. Love the way it comes apart into two pieces for ease of carrying when taking it out and putting it back in. Locks the trailer in tight too. Gets my trailer to were I want to with no problems. 388350



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I have just used the hitch on some very short pulls, nothing long yet. However, I can tell it is much quitter and does not seem to chuck as much as my old hitch. Appears to be very well built. Heavier than the old 15K hitch I had before. The only down I can find right now is that there is not a good place to hook up the emergency stop brake cable. I was able to rig up a connector that works just fine. 428791


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This hitch is really quiet and smooth. No more chucking like my old Reese hitch. I cannot believe the increase of price however, over the past year. Paid less than $500 a year ago. Made the purchase fairly reasonable to purchase at the time.

Craig A - 09/07/2018

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The slide portion of this hitch works very well with very little effort from truck. I have hooked and unhooked several times at our permanent campground lot and have not had any problem with the jaws locking or releasing . We have not taken the 5th wheel camper down the road for any distance, so I cannot comment on hitch rattle or ride. The only issue I have had and it is negligible. It was hard for me to insert and remove the rail pins to remove the hitch from the truck because the rear pins are under the hitch frame.( and yes I mounted the rails perfectly square). If you're not going to remove the hitch often than its a non issue. The rubber dampeners just make the pins tight. I would recommend this hitch for sure just can't give it an excellent if we haven't taken it down the road for a distance. 383206


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We have taken our Fifth wheel to Arizona and back and the hitch performed perfectly. I make sure to keep the hitch lubricated properly. It is definitely quieter and less jerky. I would give the hitch a 5 star as I have not had a problem with this hitch.

Scott M - 05/22/2018

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Got my 5th wheel double boxed and in good shape. Took 2hrs to install outboard base rail kit. Everything finger tight. This Morning it took me 2hrs to drill the 4 center holes, I put 2 in the center on each rail, remove spare tire and torque everything down and replace spare tire. The outboard base rail kit was a snap to install and I love the Curt Q20 with no floppy 5th wheel plate. 467075



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Received product from ETrailer in a very timely manner. All went well with no hitch, play on words, that is what I purchased. Sandy was helpful beyond belief and answered all my questions. Some speak of the damaged boxes when these Curt Hitches arrive. Mine too were damaged but the product was unscathed. Shipping the 100 lbs products I didn't expect the boxes to last. ETrailer did a great job stuffing the shipping boxes all was well. I would recommend ETrailer just on how professional the employees are. I will being purchasing other items again. Thanks again Sandy! 328914



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Very nice hitch. Looks way better than my old Reese. Easy to use. Doesn't rattle around when I'm driving down the road unhitched. Install was a bit challenging due to the confined spaces and the heat shield that is very difficult to remove on a GMC. It took about 7 hours, but that included a couple of trips to Lowes for tools. You will need a 3/4" gear wrench for installation and definitely should drop the spare tire on the GMC. Fishing the bolts through the frame was not as tough as I thought it would be. I would recommend this hitch and buying from e-trailer. Also, E-trailer was fantastic as they upgraded my shipping for free and had this thing to me in 2 days! Great service! 6431



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Not impressed with how the product showed up. The one pic show little damage to the equipment. 394466



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I bought this hitch just over a year ago and I have been very happy with it. I'm using it to tow an 18k lb toy hauler and it does a great job. I really like the zerk fittings for lubrication, makes it very simple to keep things working smoothly. I really can't think of a single issue that I've had with it. Great hitch and I would certainly recommend Curt products to my friends. etrailer.com was also great to deal with. I got my hitch very quickly after ordering. The only minor issue was that it did not come with pins to attach the hitch to the bed rails. Since I was replacing another hitch I already had a set and didn't worry about it. Overall I am very happy with this purchase. 281340



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I love the 5th wheel hitch it is everything you said it would be and them more. Pro's and Con's about the item. Con: To get it out of the box took an hour as you used 4000 staples to hold it together ! back off the staples a bit ! Pro: It was well packaged and weighted about a ton ! Con: Tell people up front you need more then one person to pick it up specially if you had had a 6 bypass ! Pro: As heavy as it is no one will steal it out of the back of the truck ! Took time to figure out how to assemble it but got it done took about 30 to 45 minutes. Even though I went through all that It is amazing and I am so happy I choose Curt Q20 for my towing needs. 482239



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Easy to assemble. Perferct fit with my Bakflip tonneau cover. 450689



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I ordered the hitch on a Sunday evening of a holiday weekend, I received the shipping information on Monday of the holiday and was able to track it all to the way to my door, couldn't ask for better order tracking. The hitch was double boxed with a lot of staples and arrived in excellent shape a package that heavy is going to have some external wear IMO from all the handling. The hitch came delivered in 3 piece which allowed for easy moving into the bed of the truck. The hitch has very nice and hopefully durable finish . I have yet to tow with it but like the indicator colors and the positive locking system. 388900


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We towed about 8k miles with the hitch and it had been great. Easy to connect and disconnect and have not been disappointed. The finish is holding up well and I left it exposed all winter as we camped sporadically all year.

Kevin G - 06/06/2018

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While I was researching my hitch, I talked to etrailer a couple of times. They helped me make the decision that was most cost effective for me. I will be keeping this hitch for as long as I have a camper. That said I did not need something compatible for a change in the future. I was able to get a heavier duty hitch for less. My representative was great. It was not all perfect. The shipping people made a mess but etrailer stood behind the products they sell and made it right. I have ordered in the past and recommended them to others. In all my orders and orders of friends they do service right. 484658



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Extremely pleased with the customer service. I placed my order on a Friday and received a confirmation call on Sunday. I was not expecting anything to process until the next week. I did receive my Curt 20k fifth wheel hitch on time however,although there was no damage to the product, the package was destroyed. Maybe Curt should look into a more substantial packaging system. Kudos to etrailer for the free shipping and the prompt service. As long as you continue an excellent customer service ( which seems to be a forgotten relation) I will be a continued customer. Thank you, Harold 390382



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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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Just got back from a two-week road trip out west, the new trailer hitch performed without a snag! Easy docking and undocking, very nice to have a nice smooth ride. We are very impressed and thankful for an excellent product. The package in which the hitch arrived was in pretty rough shape, but all the pieces arrived. There is one place on the deck itself where it took some scuffing of the paint from whatever it was banged on during shipping. We are going to have to touch up that place to keep it from rusting in the elements. All in all, this was a great buy. Thanks 574834


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Any good quality rust inhibiting spray paint like Rust-Oleum would work just fine.

-- Mike L - 10/16/2018

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I purchased the Curt Q20 5th wheel hitch with R20 slider. Quality and Workmanship are excellent. Etrailer folks best price around, and fast free shipping. Thanks Gil B 236427



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Contacted etrailer about fifth wheel hitch made by curt and spoke with Anthony W. He was very knowledgeable , helpful and courteous. Had it shipped to another address and kept me informed daily on it's whereabout and delivery date. The package was packed good and was received with no damage. Installation took about an hour with very easy instructions. My truck is a 2016 Ram 3500 with 5th wheel prep package. Picked up 5th wheel in Oklahoma City and drove out to CA, hitch worked great. If your looking for a great product i recommend e trailer. Thanks Jamie L. 273689



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returned a slider hitch that a friend gave me it was to loud in rear of truck,purchased the Q20 to get little heavier duty hitch and to use the new style mount plate in the new F350. packaging was great everything there and fast free delivery is a plus, hitch assembly very easy ,real quite. I would suggest a note in the box telling you that this hitch has a couple mount options so as not to be confused by the bolt hole pattern.called info number and they explained it, very informative and professional ,top notch from start of order to finnish thanks 312998



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Best fifth wheel hitch I have ever purchased. I wish I could of had this type of hitch for my 2003 F-350. I use to have a Reese hitch that broke and left my fifth wheel laying on my bed rails it sure cost me a small fortune to get that fixed, I have hauled my new fifth wheel over 15,000 miles with out a problem what so ever. And some times I still have to look in the rear view mirror to make sure my trailer is still there. I recommend this product to anyone that pulls as much as I do, "Great Product". Sorry don't have any pictures............... 380920


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Best damn hitch I have ever bought, shipping was four days, I have hauled various trailers for other friends and with my backup camera it’s a first time every time to dam simple.

Randall B - 05/21/2018

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So far, I rate working with etrailer folks as excellent. I can't say that about the package for shipping. It was a mess--think of a hard boiled egg that has been dropped and rolled on the floor. The box resembled the shell of that egg! Some minor scarring which I repainted to prevent any rust forming. The legs were literally bouncing around in the box which caused the scarring. I haven't used the hitch yet but from all appearance it will do a great job. I did hook and unhook from the 5th wheel with no problem. Bill S 125386



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Shipping was little quirky the factory shipped it via freight and i had to go pick it up from the freight company about 30 minutes away. Once i got it home it was packaged well, installed was very strait forward, it is heavy though so make sure you have two people to lift it into the truck. Have yet to pull a trailer with it so we will see how that goes. Overall assembly height is when installed onto the ram oem rail system adapter is fairly high roughly 57" in the back of 2016 ram 2500. seems like a great product, time will tell. 339057



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Emailed for an update on my order cause i didnt see that it was shipped never got a response.. but on a good note received it in 6 days from the order date.. legs have a few spots where thet rubbed paint off but no big deal... bols and washers in the head unit was out of the package all over the inside of the box... instructions state its packaged in a reusable package but there is no way to reuse it after you open it with the ton of staples in it... very easy to assemble looks great havent use it yet but looks very well built 410158



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I ordered the Curt Q20 hitch. The unit arrived exactly when they said it would and in excellent condition. None of the parts were missing and the instructions were well written and easy to follow. I assembled the hitch in the bed of the truck in about 1 hour. It was very easy to put together even though I had never assembled one before. Unless you have some friends to help I recommend assembly in the bed of the truck since the hitch weighs 130 lbs. assembled. All in all I am very pleased with the hitch and the purchase. 247294



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Package held up well considering the weight. It was roughed up a bit, but nothing missing or damaged. Good and solid hitch. I replaced an E16 with this one and the difference is unbelieveable. Had a little trouble getting the head apart, but it was just stuck in the rubber. Etrailler tech told me how to fix it and it came out easily. Did a practice hook to check the proper height of the hitch and it hooked so smooth I wasn't sure it even latched. Looking forward to our first pull to see how it feels going down the road. 334333



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Absolutely Perfect! I installed this hitch the day it came (upgraded to accomodate a larger 5th wheel I bought) and could not be more pleased. I've had a number of 5th wheels over the past 25 years and this hitch is hands down the best I've ever towed with. Hitching and unhitching is a piece of cake and it tows beautifully (and quietly!). It fit my existing rails perfectly. As usual, etrailer had the best price, fastest shipping (was free shipping in this case), and top notch customer support. They keep me coming back! 1664



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The 5th wheel hitch and all necessary components to install it on my 99 Ford were received in 2 days. Everything fit as designed. I must admit it took me a little longer than 1 hour as advertised, but the install went well with no problems encountered. The customer service provided by eTrailer is outstanding. The website, instructions, videos, and personal involvement of their techs is excellent. Thank you Nichole for your personal involvement and the research you did for me, in helping me make the right choices. 34448



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Product arrived in good shape. The instructions were easy to understand and it took less time to install than I thought. 463016



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Love the new hitch. Nice and tight, quiet, no more clunking when starting and stopping. Great price and fast shipping. 272088


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Works great! Bought a new 17 Sierra 3500 with factory predrilled holes in the bed. Purchased the Curt removable rails and everything works great. Good product!

Tim K - 07/15/2017

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Just want to give some kudos to the folks at etrailer. Descriptions and videos are on the money. Awesome shipping along with tracking , received my curt Q20 on time and installed per manufacturers instructions. The one issue I had with installation was torquing the 4 bolts. The 2 in front went easy, but the ones in back the torq wrench did not fit so had to take the hitch head off and pull hitch out of truck and turn over to torq the bolts. Little pain but not to bad. Etrailer keep up the good work. Scott 302418



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I have about 10,000 miles on this hitch. It's really good for the price. The only downside is the slider binds pretty bad after about the first month. The rails started to get small indentions and pits making the wheels on the rails VERY difficult to slide. I managed but just upgraded to a demco auto slide hitch. Don't listen to the internet bad asses. If you have a shorted pickup, buy a slider. If you tow more than from your storage yard to the local RV Park, you will NEED it. 461446



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I placed my order on Tuesday evening and it arrived early Friday. Very fast shipping!!! The hitch installed easily using etrailer custom rail kit. Hitch itself seems way to use. Can't wait to pickup new camper next week! Thank you etrailer for such awesome service!!! 455066


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