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Curt Q24 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R24 Slider - Dual Jaw - 24,000 lbs - Dodge Ram Pickup, 2014

Heavy-duty 5th-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw, pivoting head and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Non-binding slider ensures proper clearance during slow turns. Rails and universal installation kit sold separately.


  • 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
  • Non-binding slider provides clearance required for short-bed pickup to turn safely at slow speeds
    • Prevents trailer from hitting the cab of your pickup during sharp, slow-speed turns
    • Slides smoothly on rounded, non-binding rods
    • Designed for use on trucks with beds shorter than 8'
      • Not recommended for use on truck beds shorter than 6'
  • 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
  • Base rails and installation kit sold separately
    • Works with industry-standard rails - Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Pro Series, Reese and Valley
    • Simplify installation with a Dodge Ram Pickup-specific bracket kit (not available for all applications)
  • Sturdy steel construction with durable, carbide powder coat finish


  • Gross towing weight: 24,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 6,000 lbs
  • Slider travel: 12" front to back
  • Height adjustment: 13" - 17"
  • 10-Year warranty

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.

Note: Curt Q-Series fifth-wheel hitches are not compatible with Sidewinder or Revolution king pins. The extra movement of these cushioned hitches keeps the Sidewinder from functioning properly. If using a slider, hitch will not adjust to lowest height setting.

R24 Slider

Most often used on trucks with 6-foot and 6-1/2-foot beds, this roller 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 roller 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.

Non-Binding Design

The round-tube design of this slider allows for relatively uninhibited movement of your fifth-wheel hitch. Because your hitch can glide smoothly and easily along the rods, there is less chance of binding.

With straight, flat contact points, as found with square-tube sliders, tension can build between the slider and the hitch when your truck and trailer are somewhat out of line or are on uneven ground. As a result, it can be difficult to properly activate the slider when your truck and trailer are not in a straight line.

With a round-tube slider, there is more give between the contacting surfaces, allowing better mobility of the hitch system. Fewer corners means less tension buildup. Activating a round-tube slider is easier, and operation as a whole is smoother.

16546 (16545 and 16570) Curt Q24 Fifth-Wheel Trailer Hitch with R24 Roller - 24,000 lbs

Video of Curt Q24 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R24 Slider - Dual Jaw - 24,000 lbs

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installation instructions and specs for complete information.

Video Transcript for Curt Fifth Wheel C16546 Review

Today we're going to review part number 16546. This is the Curt Q24 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch, with the Curt R24 slider. It's a dual jaw design with a 24,000 pound weight capacity. For demonstration purposes I do have it mounted on some base rails and the mounting bracket to give you an idea what it looks like in the vehicle. But the base rails and the mounting bracket are sold separately. This is a two jaw locking system right here. It provides a 360 degree jaw to king pin contact. It will give you less rattle, more security then the slide bar models. On the very back here, I'm going to show you in a minute when I turn it around here, it has a three point color-coded indicator system.

This will tell you if you we're hitch is ready to uncouple, couple or tow. You can actually see that color indicator from the cab of the tow vehicle. This head does have a unique spherical ax seal bearing which allows easy pivoting of the hitch head. It gives you a smooth 360 degree movement. Not just front to back, or side to side. This will actually move 360 degrees. It also has built-in cushioning, which will absorb the road shock.

The slider itself is a non-binding slider. You could see that it provides clearance which is required for short bed pickups to turn safely at slow speeds. It prevents the trailer from hitting The cab of your pick up during those sharp slow speed turns. The slider would move it 12 inches away from the bed of the truck toward the tailgate to give you that clearance. It does slide smoothly on these rounded, non-binding rods. It is designed to use on trucks with beds shorter than 8 feet, but it is not recommended for use on truck beds shorter than 6 feet.

It has a lockable handle. Right here it has a pin and clip. You can put a padlock through there if you prefer. We do sell padlocks separately. It is not included.

We would you sell it separately on our website. It does have the handle here which is a short throw, single handle operation. The self-lining head pivots for simple hook up. It does have three loop points. There's one right here a zerk fitting, a greased zerk fitting on each side. This will help lubricate the head. It also has easy removal. There is a two pin head removal. You just pull these clips right here. When I turn it around to show you, I'm going to show you the pins also. But it does have these two pin head removal, where you just pull the clips on each side, pull the pins out. You can actually remove the head by itself, and then the remainder also by yourself. It helps if you we're in a situation where you are by yourself and you need to take it out and remove the hitch from the vehicle. It does include everything shown here. It includes this plastic lube plate which you put on the king pin of your fifth wheel. It helps it glide smoothly into the hitch during the hook up. It also helps protect the head of the hitch here. It does include the hitch pins and clips which, when you drop this in two rails, these pins and clips will hold it into place. The other nice thing that it includes is these four rubber sound dampeners. What they are, as you can see they have a square cut out in them. Basically, the slider will have a tab front and rear on each side, so before you drop it into the rails, you will put it through this, and this will be between the slider and the rails. So this piece of rubber will help eliminate any rattle or noise. Also, this inch, the cross member that the hitch head is in and has an adjustment of about 4 inches height adjustment. There's different rows of holes that you can go up or down on. It gives you a height adjustment range from about 13 inches to 17 inches and that would be the measurement from the top of this hitch Ed to your truck bed. You can adjust it for your specific application. I did mention the base rails and the installation kit is sold separately. This will drop into industry standard base rails made by Curt, drawl tight, hidden hitch, ProSeries, Regent Valley. Now, as far as the mounting brackets, we do recommend they do make a vehicle specific bracket for some vehicles, not every vehicle. But if you go to our website, put in your year and model vehicle, if it does show a custom fit vehicle specific bracket, we would recommend to do that. Because it will cut your installation time in half. Because on these mounting brackets they will have holes already drilled that would line up with holes in your frame. It saves you a lot of installation time. This is a sturdy steel construction. It has a durable carbide powder coat finish. Gross towing weight capacity is 24,000 pounds. Vertical load limit, or pin weight capacity is 6000 pounds. The slider does move 12 inches front to back. Again, I mentioned that height adjustment for the head is 13 to 17 inches. A few things, first I'm going to show you how this head would operate. Right now we have the pin and clip with the latch so that the handle is closed, the jaws are closed. Basically what we are going to do is pull the pin and clip out, raise up on this handle. Then what you are able to do, if you watch the jaws, if you pull it all the way out, once you pull it far enough, this will lock down and hold it. You can see that the jaws are open. It's all uncoupled. If you are ready to couple, what you want to do is just raise up on this handle a little bit. Let's pull out on this, raise this up. Then you can drop it down. Now it's ready to couple. It will show you the yellow back here. Again I am going to spinet around to show you. Basically, what you are ready to do now, I have a replica of a king pin, this would be like what is on your fifth wheel. When the slides in around the dual jaws, when it goes in far enough, you can see that the jaws will completely click around here. The handle will go completely closed, this latch will lock it into place. It shows green back here. You can put your pin and clip in, or you can even put a padlock. We do sell those separately if you want additional security. Now you can see that it is locked into place. What I'm going to do again is, let me rotate this around. Let me see if we can turn it here just to give you an idea of the three point color-coded system. I think you will be able to see it right there. Right here you can see the circle right here has got the three colors. It has yellow for couple, when it shows yellow it is ready to couple. It shows red, that means that it is uncoupled. Green, means that it is ready to go for towing. Right now and you can see this from the cab of the tow vehicle. If you look now, it showing green right here in this indicator. That means the kingpin is in and ready to tow. If you go to pull it out, raise up on this, you pull it all the way out. You can see now that indicator is showing red, which means it is uncoupled. If you want to get it ready to couple back, you just pull up on this again. Now it is in the yellow, showing it is ready to be copied. Then, if you just slide the king pin in, you see it slides over, now showing green, the latch drops down and locks it into place. You are ready to go. These are the two pins that I was mentioning with the clips. If you , pull those pins out you can remove the head out of the cross member. It makes it easier for one person to remove it. The last thing that I want to show you is the slider, how that operates. Let's spin it back around. On the slider right now, it also has a color indicator. On this rod here, you can see that right now it is in the towing position so it is all the way closest to the cab of the tow vehicle. It's not showing any color over here, let me just turn it a little bit. Where this rod is, there is no colors showing there. But if you look on the side, you'll see that it is showing green. There is a green ring showing. Green means it's in the locked towed position, ready to go. What we will do is if you get to your campsite and you want to put it in the maneuvering position, what you want to do is go to this handle, go ahead and pull it out and then turn it a little bit counterclockwise. That will move this little wedge here toward the rear of the vehicle. Now it is in the open position, you will see that it is red. Let me just turn it again. See this line around here showing it's red, that means it's not locked so the slider is going to move. There is nothing over here to see. Now that it is ready to go if it's the slide back, this will go toward the tailgate 12 inches to give you that maneuvering in short turns. You and see once it gets to there, 12 inches, it slides in. There's a groove there that it will slide over. Again, it's not showing anything here. But if you go over to the side, you will see the green ring around there. That means it's locked into the maneuvering position. Then, to go back the same way, you just move the handle the opposite way. So you just pull out on this and then move it clockwise. That moves the tab pointing towards the tow vehicle. You just do the opposite, and then you'll see that it is unlocked. Again, the colors Will show. You can slide it back once it hits the tow position, boom it locks into place. You're ready to go. Very simple installation, easy to operate. That should do it for the review part number C16546. The Curt Q24 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch. On the Curt R24 slider and a 24,000 pound weight capacity. .

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Curt Q24 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R24 Slider - Dual Jaw - 24,000 lbs - C16546

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (22 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty 5th-wheel trailer hitch has a dual jaw, pivoting head and color-coded lock indicator for superb safety and security. Non-binding slider ensures proper clearance during slow turns. Rails and universal installation kit sold separately.

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by: Northern Girl08/20/2015

Hats of to E-trailer! I was in a hurry - they checked inventory for me, said they had the hitch coming in the next day and they would try to ship same day out to me, had it in 3 days. Ordered on Thursday, had it Monday and we installed and hooked up Tuesday. However, the hitch system; my installation was for a short bed 2013 Power Wagon 2500 Ram and required me to enlist multiple other professionals to install, we worked on it for 3 hours, and were so p****d off by the time we were done. We had NO room to adjust any measurements and went exactly as the directions said. If we could have had room to adjust just a 1/2 inch different it would have made it much easier. Now my exhaust is rubbing on the mount and makes a horrible noise. Curt makes a nice hitch but they should be checking quality control as most of my latches and pin holes are all slightly off and it is extremely difficult to line anything up to pin together. Also, you have to have a tiny hand to pin the slide rails to the bars. Plus it took a sledge hammer to drive the pins in and keepers. Also, I didn't need to buy a slider hitch - There is plenty of room even on my short box, to allow my 5th wheel camper to travel without hitting the cab when turning tight. And last, when towing the hitch has the feeing there is slack and jerks around that I wasn't thrilled about. 220630

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by: Griffin C04/21/2015

Installed by myself. Everything was except box the had the slide was badly damaged by UPS and UPS returned it themselves. When slider came in finally the 4 bolts for the head were not included. 187001

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by: GINO08/07/2015


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by: Brian V05/01/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

Received the hitch in a few days from purchase, the boxes were beat up a bit but the contents were perfect. Assembled the hitch to the legs, then dropped it into the OEM pucks in the truck. A few quick adjustments to the locking legs and it was in place. First hookup to my trailer was a breeze, I had the hitch on the lowest setting and it was right at the right height for my trailer. Lined up and backed in, the locking mechanism snapped into place immediately, flipped the locking lever and put the snap ring in place and was ready to go. Unhooking was just as easy, no pressure on the jaws and it slid open and the trailer was free. Great value for such a heavy hitch, would buy again, etrailer was fantastic to deal with as well. 189194

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by: Ron04/16/2014

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

Very strong hitch. I like that it easily can be taken apart, makes it not so heavy to install. Glad it has grease fittings, should last longer. Positive indication of locking to kingpin. Came within 2 days of placing the order. Dual jaws give a sense of security. 125521


Works well, good workmanship, good materials, good value. I hope to use it for years to come.

Ron - 04/17/2015


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by: Nick Boyer03/11/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

The items I ordered shipped the next day, I had them within a few days. The assembly of the hitch was really easy, 4 bolts and lock washers torqued to 100 ft lbs. The only thing out of adjustment was the legs for the ford hitch prep. The clamps are adjusted using a castle nut and pin, I had to back out the four castle nut's about a quarer to half turn to be able to latch them to my truck. But it was nice having that come pre assembled. The hitch is a great quality. I like the color system red to un latch, yellow to couple and green to tow. I just don't know how to close the jaws when the unit is not in use. 177889

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by: David05/13/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

GREAT hitch so far. It arrived 1 day earlier than expected! The packaging that it arrived in was beaten up but, the hitch did not have a scratch on it. Note: I bought the Ford adapter kit and the bolts that came with the hitch were 13/16 except one of them had a larger head on it. Had to use 7/8 to complete the installation. But, other than that it came with easy to read instructions and was easy to install. I would recommend have someone to help you because it weighs about 170lb. I have not hooked it up to the trailer yet, over all great product, and the price is right. Would recommend to buy. 192828

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by: Mark R.05/31/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

Wow! Upgraded from a 16k fifth wheel hitch to this 24k "Q" series and what a much better tow! Smoother, quieter and seems to handle better as well. I think the rubber bushings makes all the difference! I wish I bought this hitch first instead of trying to save a few bucks by buying the minimum hitch for my needs. The old saying "you get what you pay for" definitely pertains here.....great price and quality product. And thanks to Vince and Mike at ETrailer for all their help! Good job! 199203

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by: Todd08/13/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

The hitch came in real good shape and on time,All parts were there,the fish wire could of been about 6 in. longer but was a good tool,I installed it in an evening on a gravel driveway maybe two hours or more,no problems I installed it in a 2012 Dodge Dully 8ft. bed.Your videos helped well. Thank You George.I did get a pretty good work out by myself but good product I recommend having good tools is a plus. PS Thank you George.Picks coming soon. 219124

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by: Scott B.08/25/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

Hitch arrived when promised. Easy set up once I figured out how to separate the top section from the bottom. Have to squirt a little WD-40 around the rubber gasket underneath the hitch to get it to loosen up. Over all very happy, now waiting to tow our 5th wheel next month. 221700

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by: Cole F07/16/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

Arrived quickly and installed easily, I did have to lubricate the inner hitch bushing to get it out, would have been nice to know this prior to installing. would recommend to anyone, and it works well with my Ram 212228


Im confused on what you lubricated. Can you send a picture?

comment by: Philip - 08/21/2015


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by: John B07/17/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

The hitch delivered quickly. However, it was missing 4 bolts, 4 lick washers and 4 flat washers. I needed to make a trip to the hardware store before I could assemble the hitch. I wish that someone at e-trailer would have checked that all of my parts were included. 212391

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by: Bill08/06/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

I just put the Q24 in today it is a very quality hitch. everything went very smooth, It replaced a slide bar hitch that came out of the top of the hitch. I can see that this Q24 will not do that. Very well made and made in the USA, i like that. 217206

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by: Marcia Bean12/02/2014

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

We received our Curt 5th wheel hitch today, very happy with it, it was shipped very fast and just what we wanted, my husband installed it in our Ram 3500 with no problems at all, Great product and Great service. Thank you very much. 163106

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by: Philip07/07/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

Ordered on a Tuesday afternoon. Hitch arrived next day. Assembly was easy and fast. 2015 Ram has factory underbed mounts. Hitch dropped right in. Hitch is rattle free and feels very solid. Very pleased. 209882

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by: scott03/26/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

Quick delivers, easy to put together. Only complaint was the shipping box was a bit torn up. Didn't loose anything but it would have been easy for the bag of bolts to get lost. 181044

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by: Dave M.05/08/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

very fast shipping,great prices,great customeer service,after i receive my steps i will send a pitchure of the truck with all the parts i ordered thanks alot wayne 191497

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by: Dan B05/05/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

UPS delivered in 3 days. Took less than an hour to put together and install, all ready to go. Thank You, Dan B. 190508

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by: Hal F07/06/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

I'm very pleased with the new hitch. I would highly recommend etailer to anyone looking for a hitch. 209732

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by: Wally08/24/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

Product was everything I was looking for. In great shape and delivered fast. Thanks 221439

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by: Russ Lotan07/27/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

The boxes was danger. 214749

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by: Gh39907/23/2015

Review from a similar Curt Q24 in Fifth Wheel

Perfect 213810


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  • The Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit, # C16468-204, will fit your 2012 Toyota Tundra with the 6-1/2ft bed. This kit uses the industry standard above bed base rails that are compatible with most hitches from Curt, Reese, Husky, Valley and Draw-Tite. This is also a custom kit that will significantly reduce install time. I have linked you to the installation instructions. Since you have a short bed truck, I strongly recommend using a sliding fifth wheel hitch. Typically, short bed...
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  • Will Curt Q24 Slider 5th Wheel Hitch Fit Reese Adapter for 2014 Ram 2500 with Factory Prep Package
  • No, the Curt Q24 5th wheel trailer hitch # C16546 will not fit the Reese adapter, # RP30154, for your 2014 Ram 2500 with the factory prep package. The highest capacity slider hitch that is compatible with the adapter is the Reese R20, # RP30870. When using the heavy duty anchors the adapter is rated for 25,000 pounds. But you will be limited to either 20,000 pounds for the hitch, or the vehicle towing capacity as stated in the manual, whichever is lowest. For a 25K hitch that will...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and Installation Kit for a 2011 Ram 2500 Mega Cab
  • There are several factors that lead to the proper 5th wheel trailer hitch for a truck. But first, you will need an installation kit for your 2011 Ram 2500. I recommend Curt custom installation fit # C16420-204. Custom kits require less drilling compared to universal and semi-custom kits and they install quicker. Next you would want to choose between a fixed 5th wheel hitch and a slider. If you have a short bed truck you will need a slider. If you have a long bed truck you will use a...
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  • How to Install a Slider Fifth Wheel Hitch in the Bed of a 2014 Ram 2500 with Hitch Prep
  • The only way you will be able to install a slider hitch in the bed of your 2014 Ram 2500 with a short bed will be to first install a rail kit adapter like the Curt part # C16022 so that you can install a slider hitch like the Curt Q24k Slider Hitch part # C16546. This adapter can only be used with Curt hitches. If you have a non-Curt hitch that you would rather tow with you would want the # RP30154 instead.
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  • Which Sliders Work with the Curt X5 5th Wheel Adapter on a 2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty 6-3/4 Foot Bed
  • The Curt X5 adapter # 16310 will work with most industry standard sliders. See picture to the right for the standard measurements. This adapter is incompatible with Husky 10-26K or 10-16K sliders. I recommend the B&W fifth wheel # BWRVK3400-5W as it has a built-in slider which will provide the clearance required for your 6-3/4 foot bed to turn safely at slow speeds. You wouldn't need an adapter. The gross towing weight is 18,000 pounds. The other slider hitches we currently offer...
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  • Slider 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and Adapter for a 2015 Ram 3500 Short Bed with Factory Prep Package
  • First, the toolbox will likely have to come out because even if it doesn't interfere with the hitch base it could interfere with the pin box on the trailer when making tight turns. To install a slider hitch in your 2015 Ram 3500 short bed with the factory prep package you will need an adapter since none of the slider hitches are a direct fit in the Ram puck system. And for a hitch, I recommend going with a slider that has the most travel to help make tight turns. For an adapter you...
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  • Can a Curt Q24 5th Wheel Slider Hitch be Installed in a 2015 Ram 3500 Long Bed w/Prep Package
  • Slider hitches do not come up in the fit guide for long bed trucks because a slider hitch is not needed on a long bed. Slider hitches are used on short bed trucks because without them there is not enough clearance between the truck cab and the trailer to make tight turns. But there is clearance on a long bed so no slider is needed. For a 2015 Ram 3500 long bed with the factory prep package you would use Curt Q24 hitch # C16545-16021. If you wanted to use the slider version you would...
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  • Are Curt Q Series Fifth Wheel Hitches Compatible with Dexter King Pins
  • Yes, the Dexter king pin you have on your camper is totally compatible with the Curt Q16 part # C16521 and the Curt Q24 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16546 that you referenced.
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  • Curt Fifth Wheel Q24 Hitch and Install Rail Kit Recommendation for 2014 Ram 3500 without Hitch Prep
  • As long as your new 2014 Ram 3500 doesn't have the hitch prep package the Curt Install Kit part # C16420-204 would be the correct rail kit for your truck and it would work well with the Curt Q24 Hitch part # C16245 or the slider version of this hitch # C16546 that you have. I attached an install video for the rail kit for you to check out as well.
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  • Curt Q24 Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado
  • It sounds like you are looking for a sliding fifth wheel hitch. We have sliding hitches available, but the Curt Q24 Fixed Fifth Wheel Hitch, # C16245, does not slide. The sliding version of the Q24 is part # C16546. This hitch has 12 inches of travel to improve turning clearance when towing with a short bed truck. This hitch will also install in any standard above-bed fifth wheel base rails. I have attached a link to all of our sliding fifth wheel hitches. If you can tell me the...
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch and Installation Kit Recommendation for 2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab Short Bed
  • I have included a link to all of the fifth wheel hitch and installation kits available for your 2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab Short Bed. The set-up that I would recommend is a Curt Q Series hitch with the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit. The Q series hitch offers a 2-jaw locking system to provide 360 degree jaw-to-king-pin contact. 360 degree contact with the kingpin means less rattle and more security than the slide bar models. For 16K # C16521, 20K # C16536, and 24K # C16546....
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  • Recommended Custom Install Kit to Install Curt Q24 Fifth Wheel Hitch on 2007 Chevy Silverado 2500
  • Curt offers a Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit, part # C16418-104. The kit includes the custom brackets that attach to the truck frame, as well as the rails that attach the hitch to the truck bed. All necessary installation hardware is also included. To view the install details for the Installation Kit, click on the provided link.
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  • Slider Hitch Recommendation to Replace a Reese 22k Stationary Hitch
  • From the picture you submitted it looks like you have a Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # RP30033. What you will need to do is get a whole new hitch with a slider since the head of your hitch isn't compatible with any of the slider units. For a similar rated hitch Curt Q24 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R24 Slider # C16546. This is a great hitch that will provide excellent king pin contact for a smooth ride plus a round tube slider that will bind up less than a square tube slider.
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