Demco Hijacker Premier Series Ultra Slide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider - Single Jaw - 16K

Demco Hijacker Premier Series Ultra Slide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider - Single Jaw - 16K

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  • Demco
  • 16000 lbs GTW
  • Sliding Fifth Wheel
  • Hitch Only
  • Premium - Single-Hook Jaw
  • 16 - 19 Inch Tall
  • Double Pivot
  • 4000 lbs TW
  • 8 Inch Fore/Aft Travel
The slider on this hitch helps eliminate clearance concerns during slow-speed turns. Sturdy wraparound jaw has locking bar for added security. Pivoting head eases hookup and helps limit chucking. Polyurethane bumpers provide cushion for smooth ride. Call 800-298-8924 to order Demco fifth wheel part number DM6076P-UL-16K or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Demco products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Demco Hijacker Premier Series Ultra Slide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider - Single Jaw - 16K. Fifth Wheel reviews from real customers.


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Demco Fifth Wheel - DM6076P-UL-16K

The slider on this hitch helps eliminate clearance concerns during slow-speed turns. Sturdy wraparound jaw has locking bar for added security. Pivoting head eases hookup and helps limit chucking. Polyurethane bumpers provide cushion for smooth ride.


Features:

  • 5th-Wheel hitch mounts in your short-bed truck so you can tow your 5th-wheel trailer
  • Built-in slider provides clearance required for your short-bed pickup to turn safely at slow speeds
    • Steel rollers provide a smooth transition from the towing to maneuvering position without binding
  • Wraparound, single-piece jaw provides a secure connection
    • 360-Degree jaw-to-king-pin contact
    • Less rattle and more security than slide-bar jaws
  • 3/4" Thick, solid steel locking bar reinforces the connection of your coupled trailer
    • Automatically locks into place when the jaw closes
  • Double-pivot head eases hookup and helps to limit chucking
    • Pivots front to back and side to side
  • Helps to prevent binding
  • Cushioning polyurethane dampeners help reduce noise and absorb road shock
  • 4 Height settings to fit your application
  • Spring-loaded handle with comfort grip allows for simple coupling
    • Tethered safety pin lets you secure the handle in the open or the closed position
  • Sturdy steel construction with corrosion-resistant powder coat finish
  • Simple installation with above-bed base rails and installation kit (sold separately)
    • Compatible with B&W, Curt, Demco, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley above-bed base rails
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Gross towing weight: 16,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 4,000 lbs
  • Hitch height: 16" - 19"
  • Travel: 8" front to back
  • 5-Year limited warranty


Built-In Slider

Built-In Slider

Most often used on trucks with 6-1/2' beds, a slider helps to eliminate clearance problems during slow-speed turns. When you are towing a fifth-wheel trailer, your hitch must be situated on the cab side of your truck's rear axle. However, at slow speeds you can use a slider to slide the fifth-wheel hitch (and the trailer) toward your truck's tailgate and past the rear axle, creating enough space between the cab of your truck and the trailer to permit less-restricted turning.


The spring-loaded handle on the Premier Series slider hitch allows for simple operation. To activate the slider, manually release the handle so that the trailer hitch is able to slide toward your truck's tailgate as you turn. Once you have completed the turn, pull the spring-loaded handle out and pivot it to the right. Slowly reverse your vehicle at this point and the hitch will latch back into its original towing position. Always make sure your hitch locks back into place before you tow.


The heavy-duty, non-binding steel rollers in the Ultra Slide allow for smooth operation as the hitch moves from the towing position to the turning position and back again. Because this hitch won't bind up the way that some other hitches do, you will get a hassle-free towing experience.


Secure Wraparound Jaw with Locking Bar

Wraparound Jaw

The single-piece, strong wraparound jaw completely surrounds your trailer's king pin for 360 degrees of contact. This wraparound jaw provides a more secure connection than standard 2-piece jaws that close in on the king pin from the sides. The increased jaw-to-king-pin contact on the Premier Series Ultra Slide hitch offers tighter tolerances around the king pin, which minimizes both rattle and chucking, for a smooth, quiet ride.


A 3/4" thick solid steel locking bar spans the area in front of the jaw. This bar provides an added barrier of protection against accidental disconnection so you can have peace of mind that your trailer is secure. The locking bar is attached to the jaw and to the spring-loaded handle. The bar automatically locks when the jaw closes around your king pin.


Double-Pivot, Cushioned Hitch Head

Double Pivoting Head

The double pivoting, cushioned head improves your towing experience dramatically by helping to reduce jarring and unwanted noise. Built-in pins allow the hitch head to pivot back and forth and side to side. And hookup is easy because the hitch head will automatically pivot to the proper angle when it comes into contact with your pin box.


Dampeners

Three polyurethane dampeners help to cushion the movement from the pivoting head and to reduce towing noise. Two of these dampeners are built into the head assembly to cushion the head's side-to-side pivoting. The third dampener cushions the back-and-forth motion and must be installed in the hitch prior to use. Installation of this third dampener is easy - simply press the dampener up into the pre-drilled hole underneath the hitch head.


Easy Installation

The Hijacker Ultra Slide hitch is designed to attach to universal above-bed base rails (sold separately). The hitch will fit most industry-standard above-bed rails, including those from B&W, Curt, Demco, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley. To assemble the hitch, all you have to do is bolt on the side plates and attach the head to the slider base.


The side plates have 2 functions. They contain the feet that fit into your above-bed rails, and they allow you to raise or lower the hitch head to better match your pin box height. After you choose your desired height setting, simply bolt the side plates to the slider base with the included hardware. Then attach the base to the rails with the included safety pins.



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Video of Demco Hijacker Premier Series Ultra Slide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider - Single Jaw - 16K


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




Video Transcript for Demco Fifth Wheel - Sliding Fifth Wheel - DM6076P-UL-16K Review

Today we are going to review part number DM6076P-UL-16K. This is the Demco Hijacker Premier series: 16,000 pound, double pivot, ultra slide, fifth wheel hitch. This fifth wheel hitch is designed to mount in your truck bed so that you can tow your fifth wheel trailer. It has the built in slider right here, and this will provide your clearance required for your short bed truck to turn safely at slow speeds. It does use a double pivot head. The double pivot means it goes front to back and side to side, and makes coupling and uncoupling very easy. To show you the side to side movement is hard to do because it does require weight to be on the hitch head, and then you can see it would move side to side. It does have the polyurethane bumpers underneath the hitch head here.

This will help eliminate that side to side movement when it's uncoupled, and it will cushion the pivot action when it is coupled. It does use a wrap around jaw, right up here on the hitch head. It will totally wrap around the king pin. In front of that it has a locking bar for a smoother, safer, more secure ride. When you mount the cross member to the side rails here, it gives you a choice of four vertical height adjustments. That's to fit your application to help you level your truck and trailer to provide a safe and smooth towing experience. It gives you anywhere from a 16 inch hitch height adjustment at the lowest, all the way up to a 19 inch.

Your hitch height is measured from your truck bed to the top of the hitch head. This hitch is a sturdy steel construction. It has a nice black corrosion resistant powder coat finish. It does require bases rails for these to drop into. The base rails and the installation kit we do sell separately. They are listed on our website.

What we would recommend to do is go to our website, use our fit guide, put in your year and model vehicle and it will show you the base rails and installation kit that will work for your application. I would recommend to make the installation easier if it does list a custom or a semi custom bracket kit. We do recommend to do that. It is also compatible with industry standard above bed rails by B&W, CURT, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese and Valley. This part is made in the USA. A few specs on it: The gross towing weight capacity is 16,000 pounds; the vertical load limit, or pin weight capacity is 4,000 pounds; the hitch height adjustment will go from 16 inches up to 19 inches; and the travel of the slider is eight inches front to back. I'm going to show you how that operates here.

Basically what you do right now, it is locked into the towing position, so if you want to go into the maneuvering position you just pull off the lynch pin right here. Your handle is a spring loaded handle, just pull out, rotate it until the pin goes into the other hole, and that releases it and will allow your whole unit to slide. You'll see once you get the full 8 inches the pin will lock into place and it's in the maneuvering position. When you're done maneuvering and you want to uncouple, just go out and pull the spring loaded handle, rotate it back to the other hole. Then what will happen is you go forward, and you'll see that it will lock into the towing position. Then just put your lynch pin back through there to lock that into place. If you see these pins and clips, they do come with this. They're made to, once you drop these tabs into your rails, it comes with the pins and clips to lock them into place. Now I'm going to show you how the hitch head operates. To hook up your trailer you just pull this pin and clip out. That releases your handle. You can pull your handle all the way out. When you do that it will lock into the opener and ready to couple position. With it like that, for demonstration purposes I've got an example of a two inch diameter king pin. This is what would be on your pin box. So, when your pin box slides into the hitch head . you can see once it gets all the way in there that wrap around jaw will go completely around the king pin and the locking bar in front of it. Then all you have to do is go ahead is put your pin and clip back in the handle. Put it through the hole. Put the clip in, that locks the handle from moving. And you're all ready to go. That should do it for the review on part number DM6076P-UL-16K. The Demco Hijacker Premier Series. 16,000 pound, double pivot, ultra slide, fifth wheel hitch. .


Customer Reviews

Demco Hijacker Premier Series Ultra Slide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider - Single Jaw - 16K - DM6076P-UL-16K

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (14 Customer Reviews)

The slider on this hitch helps eliminate clearance concerns during slow-speed turns. Sturdy wraparound jaw has locking bar for added security. Pivoting head eases hookup and helps limit chucking. Polyurethane bumpers provide cushion for smooth ride.

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Hitch showed up in 2 days. Awesome customer service!! Boxes came beat up (not etrailers doings) typical of UPS lately. Installed in about 1 hr and is built like a tank. Going to be using hitch in the next couple days and looking forward to seeing this thing in operation!! Thank you etrailer for selling quality!!!! 483508



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Ordered this hitch 3 day shipping on Monday around noon and received Wednesday afternoon. Packaging had taken a beating, but no damage to hitch, and all parts where there. Assembled hitch piece by piece in the bed of my Ram 2500 short bed. Went together like clockwork. Took be about 2 hours, taking my time because it was 93 degrees in my garage. Picked up new 34 foot fifth wheel RV that Saturday. Hitch locked on to pin with a reassuring solid lock sound and towed well. Very happy with eTrailer and Demco. 287343


Comments

Overall happy with the hitch. My one complaint would be that if the king pin does not go into the latch just right, it will not latch. It sometimes takes 3 or four attempts to hit at the Just the right angle, not large movements, Usually just have to pull forward, turn the wheels a bit and back into it again. This doesnt occur on every hitch up, but happens more than I care for.

Bobby T - 08/27/2017

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I ordered this hitch for my 2018 Titan XD. Very well made hitch. This install does take about 2 hours if you are assembling it by yourself. The parts are heavy as due expected for such a solid hitch. I did find that installing the base plate to the factory gooseneck hitch with a drop in bed liner does require removing all the shims from underneath the plate. If possible, assemble this hitch in the bed of the truck. The parts assembled complete makes for a very heavy hitch to put in the bed by yourself. I had to due to storms the night I assembled it. Due to shipping damage, I had to get replacement parts sent to me but Lori was very fast to get them to me. I pull a 13.5K trailer and it worked flawlessly. I am very, very pleased with the finished product as well as the excellent customer service from etrailer. You will NOT be disappointed. 677944



- DM6076P-UL-16K
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We bought a new style 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 and where told there was no 5th. wheel system built yet to fit it...all on back order. Found this on etrailer website easily, and the order was seamless, had it within 3 days! This unit does fit the new style 2019 Dodge's. Had it professionally installed and very happy with it. Thanks! 660848



- DM6076P-21K
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Review from a similar Demco Hijacker Premier Series in Fifth Wheel


Very satisfied with this hitch. Would highly recommend it. 10 times better then my Reese. 433134



- DM6076P-21K
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Review from a similar Demco Hijacker Premier Series in Fifth Wheel


Great hitch, easy to assemble. There was a delay of about a week due to not being in stock, but representative called me and informed me about delay and wanted to know if I wanted to swap my oder to one in stock. Great company! 482561



- DM6076P-UL-21K
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Review from a similar Demco Hijacker Premier Series in Fifth Wheel


Excellent quality hitch! I am very impressed and pleased with this purchase! 558508



- DM6076P-21K
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Review from a similar Demco Hijacker Premier Series in Fifth Wheel


As always, great service from etrailer. Great prices, fast shipping. As far as the product...Let me start by saying that Demco make absolutely first rate hitches. My only (constructive) criticism might be that their quality control might not be quite up to snuff. This is the second Demco hitch I've purchased, the first being a 21K Autoslide hitch. Again...fantastic product but upon arrival one of the four tabs that drop into the bed rails was welded on upside down. Demco replaced the part, no questions asked, terrific customer service. This 21K double pivot hitch arrived yesterday and went together well except one of the tabs wasn't welded perfectly squarely which made it extremely difficult to get it to drop into the existing bedrails (which worked perfectly for the prior Demco hitch). Managed to get it in...getting it out...well, that may be a bit of a challenge. Wouldn't stop me from purchasing another Demco product though. 411739



- DM6076P-16K
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Review from a similar Demco Hijacker Premier Series in Fifth Wheel


Works great. Make sure u have trailer weight on it when u connect or it won’t secure correctly. 497439



- DM6076P-16K
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Review from a similar Demco Hijacker Premier Series in Fifth Wheel


Wow, new 2019.5 Ram 1500 works perfect..connected to Artic Wolf 285RL 3 slides 8,500 loaded.. turns up to 70degrees don,t need slide w the artic wolf. The installation was long..did it myself. Bracket bolts directly above frame was testy.. Had to grind a little off drivers rear bracket to fit. It was overall a tight fit but from an engineers point of view...small 5.7 bed there wasn't much room or choice. Tammy it was a pleasure working with you. Great Price, Great service, Thanks again... 660221



- DM6076P-21K
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Review from a similar Demco Hijacker Premier Series in Fifth Wheel


I have no complaints it fits good in my titan xd and it is well made 638854



- DM6076P-21K
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Review from a similar Demco Hijacker Premier Series in Fifth Wheel


It’s everything they said it would be. Customer service was excellent. Thanks Geoffrey And Michelle. You were great. 636088



- DM6076P-UL-21K
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Review from a similar Demco Hijacker Premier Series in Fifth Wheel


Everything was there and finished installing within a half hour as instructions suggested!! Would definitely order from etrailer again!! 580934



- DM6076P-16K
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Review from a similar Demco Hijacker Premier Series in Fifth Wheel


Great hitch. 377123


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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and Install Kit for a 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel with 6 Foot Bed
  • We do have hitch options for the 2015 Ram 1500 with the EcoDiesel motor and 6 foot bed. First, for an installation kit, you can use # DM8552030-71 on a short bed model. For a hitch you can use Demco slider hitch, # DM6076P-UL-16K. A slider will travel back allowing for more clearance between the trailer and truck cab. I have linked a video review of this hitch for you.
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  • 5th Wheel Bed Rail Installation on 2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 with 6 Foot Bed
  • For the Reese Universal Base Rails and Installation Kit # RP30035, doesn't have a fit for your 2002 Toyota Tundra 6 foot bed so I can't give you the installation measurements. The universal rail kits similar to this like the # DM8552009-71 simply have you put the hitch and rails in your truck and place the center of the hitch directly over the axle to up to 3” ahead of it, and it must be centered side to side in the box of the truck. then they have you drill the 4 holes through the...
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  • Demco Hijacker Ultra Slide Install on 2006 Ford 250 Super Duty
  • If you have a Demco Hijacker Ultra Slide that fits into industry standard fifth wheel rails like # DM6076P-UL-21K or # DM6076P-UL-16K you won't have any problems using the Curt X5 Adapter # 16310 with a B&W Gooseneck Turnoverball hitch. The Curt X5 installs into the B&W and gives you industry standard rails for the Demco hitch to fit into.
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch and Install Kit to Replace Old Demco Sl-16 Model FWH34
  • Thank you for your photo. My Demco contact confirmed that they no longer have installation bracket kits for your older SL-16 hitch model FWH34 to let you install it in your 2013 Ram 2500 with 6-1/2-foot bed. However, we can help you with a new slider hitch and new rail kit. All hitches and install kits for your truck appear on the linked page. For a Demco hitch with 8-inches of travel and an above-bed rail kit you could use hitch # DM6076P-UL-16K along with base rail kit # DM8552015-71....
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  • Will Demco Premier Double Pivot 5th Wheel Hitch Fit a 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Short Bed
  • Demco Hijacker Premier Series Double Pivot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # DM6076P-16K mounts to industry standard above the bed rails. There are several rail kits that fit your 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 short bed so yes, the hitch will fit your truck after a rail kit is installed. Since you have a short bed truck though you will need a slider hitch, not a fixed hitch, unless your trailer was designed with a tapered front cap specifically for towing with a short bed truck. Otherwise the slider...
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