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B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch w/ Custom Installation Kit - 30,000 lbs

B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch w/ Custom Installation Kit - 30,000 lbs

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Install this heavy-duty hitch on your vehicle so that you can securely tow your gooseneck trailer. Store the removable ball upside down in the hitch when you aren't towing to get complete bed access. Square ball base won't turn in hitch. Call 800-298-8924 to order B and W gooseneck hitch part number BWGNRK1316 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all B and W products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch w/ Custom Installation Kit - 30,000 lbs. Gooseneck Hitch reviews from real customers.
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B and W Gooseneck Hitch - BWGNRK1316

  • B and W
  • Below the Bed
  • Removable Ball - Stores in Hitch
  • Manual Ball Removal
  • 30000 lbs GTW
  • Wheel Well Release
  • 2-5/16 Hitch Ball
  • 7500 lbs TW

Install this heavy-duty hitch on your vehicle so that you can securely tow your gooseneck trailer. Store the removable ball upside down in the hitch when you aren't towing to get complete bed access. Square ball base won't turn in hitch.


Features:

  • Heavy-duty underbed hitch lets you tow your gooseneck trailer
  • Complete truck bed access when you're not towing
    • Remove ball from hitch, flip it upside down, and drop it back into hitch for storage
  • 5/8" Thick, spring-loaded, steel locking pin on end of handle goes all the way through ball to secure it in place
    • Access handle at rear driver's-side wheel well
  • Single-piece, machined ball socket provides rugged durability
  • Square ball base prevents ball from turning in hitch during hookup
  • "Corners only" fit of stowed ball prevents grime buildup inside of hitch
  • Specially designed accessories (sold separately) make it easy to customize the hitch to fit your needs
    • Tow a 5th-wheel trailer with the B&W Companion hitch adapter
    • Add a ladder rack that leaves your truck bed side rails free
  • Spring-loaded safety-chain hookups are built in
  • Simple installation with included custom mounting kit
    • No welding required
    • Truck bed does not have to be removed
    • 4" Diameter hole must be cut into bed
  • Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Gross towing weight: 30,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 7,500 lbs
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


With the B&W Turnoverball underbed gooseneck trailer hitch you get the best of both worlds. When you go to tow, the Turnoverball creates a sturdy, dependable connection with your gooseneck trailer. And when you're done towing, you can stow the ball upside down in the hitch to get full bed access and a clean appearance.


Easy-to-Remove, Simple-to-Store Hitch Ball

The durable steel hitch ball included with the Turnoverball system secures in the hitch with a sturdy, 5/8" thick steel pin that is incorporated into the end of the operating handle. To lock the ball in place, drop it into the hitch hole in the bed of your truck. Then rotate the handle in your driver's-side wheel well counterclockwise until the latch engages. When the latch is engaged, the spring-loaded pin on the end of the handle will be inserted all the way through the base of the hitch ball, forming a strong, solid connection and ensuring absolute security when you're towing.


B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Hitch Operation

When you're done towing, remove the hitch ball by simply pulling the handle out as far as it will go and then rotating it clockwise until it unlatches. Remove the ball, flip it upside down, and drop it back into the ball hole of the hitch. Then reengage the latch to secure the stowed ball in place.


Unlike typical gooseneck balls - which have round bases - the Turnoverball hitch ball is designed with a square base. This makes latching the ball in the hitch easier because the base won't rotate inside of the hitch like a round base might, so lining the pin up is a snap. The base of the ball also fits tightly within the ball hole during storage. Because only the corners of the base contact the sides of the socket, any dirt or grime that gets into the hitch will fall through the socket, thus helping to prevent any buildup that could cause the ball to seize up in the hitch.


Simple, Custom Installation

This hitch is custom designed for your vehicle. The included mounting brackets bolt to existing holes in your truck's frame. While some modification is required - you will need to cut a 4" diameter hole in your bed for the hitch ball and drill holes for the built-in safety chain loops - there is no need to weld onto or to drill into your frame.


Once you have the hitch brackets and body installed, set up the operating handle. This handle is designed to be accessed from the rear driver's-side wheel well. On the end of the handle is the heavy-duty steel pin that secures the hitch ball.


B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Hitch Accessories

B&W makes it easy to tow just about anything. With the many adapters and accessories available, the Turnoverball can be made to work with almost any gooseneck trailer. Hitch balls are available that have a built-in rise, an offset, and even a different connection type. Add on the Companion fifth-wheel hitch - which attaches directly to the Turnoverball with no other parts required - and you can tow your fifth-wheel trailer. Even a truck bed utility rack is available so that you can easily haul ladders and lumber with the load placed on the hitch (and therefore your truck's frame) instead of your bed rails.



GNRC1900 B and W Turn Over Ball Under-Bed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch - 30,000 lbs

GNRM1316 B and W Turn Over Ball Gooseneck Custom Installation Kit

Installation Details BWGNRK1316 Installation instructions

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Video of B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch w/ Custom Installation Kit - 30,000 lbs

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Video Transcript for B and W Gooseneck - Below the Bed - BWGNRK1316 Review

Speaker 1: Today were going to review part number BWGNRK1316. This is the B&W Turnover Ball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch with the custom installation kit. Has a 30,000 pound weight capacity. For demonstration purpose, I have mounted the underbed gooseneck hitch on to the custom installation kit.This part number is designed to fit the 2002 to 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Series Trucks, either the six foot bed or the eight foot bed. It will not fit the Mega Cap models. This is a heavy duty underbed hitch which will let you tow your gooseneck trailer.If you do remove the ball, it will give you complete truck bed access when youre not towing and you can also store this turnover ball by just turning it upside down, dropping it into the opening and then you have your complete truck bed access still.If you do need to lock this into place, the handle right here, this handle is accessible to rear driver side wheel well and that end of this handle, right underneath here on the hitch, there is a five eights inch diameter spring loaded steel locking pin.

When you do twist this handle and it releases that pin, it slides in and locks this ball into place.Basically, to open it, if you just pull, twist it, it will lock it open. You can bring the ball out when you go to go to tow. If you drop it the right side up, twist it to let it lock and that pin locks the ball into place. This turnover ball is a single piece machine ball socket, provides rugged durability. Has a square ball base you can see here which will prevent the ball from turning in this hitch during hookup.As you can see, when youre trying to hook up this ball will not turn.

If youll also notice, the corners of this square base are chamfered and the reason they do that is so when you drop it in to the square opening, it will leave at each corner a slide opening to allow any dirt or grind that might build up overtime to fallout and not stay in there and prevent the ball from make it hard to get out or get in. Thats a nice little feature they thought of.This B&W Underbed Gooseneck Hitch is specifically designed to use B&W accessories which we sell separately. It makes it very easy to customize your hitch to fit your needs. One of the popular accessories used on this is sometimes a person towing a gooseneck might run into a situation where they need to tow a fifth wheel trailer. In that case you can use the B&W Companion Fifth Wheel Hitch Adapter.Basically, what that does is if you remove the gooseneck ball, this fifth wheel, the companion fifth wheel hitch adapter is a fifth wheel hitch that would drop in to your truck bed and it is held in place.

Theres a post at the center of it that would drop down in here and then you release the handle to lock it into place and that would hold that fifth wheel hitch in place in your truck bed and allow you to be able to tow a fifth wheel trailer with that. We do sell that accessory separately.Also, it has, if youll notice here, the spring loaded safety chain hookups which are built-in. Basically, you just pull up on them, hook your safety chain on there and theyll pull it and hold it into place. This is a very simple installation with the included mounting custom installation kit I show here and all the hardware that comes with it. There is no welding required to install it.The truck bed does not have to be removed for this to be installed.

What you do need to do to the truck bed though is for the access to this opening, you do need to drill a four inch diameter hole in your truck bed so youll have access to this opening. Youll need to drill four holes for your spring loaded safety chain hookups to go through.This part is a powder coated steel which is sturdy and corrosion resistant. It is made in the USA. The gross towing weight capacity on this hitch is 30,000 pounds. The vertical load limit or pin weight capacity is 75,000 pounds and the gooseneck ball size on this turnover ball is two and five sixteenths diameter. It does comes with a limited lifetime warranty.Again, just quickly to show you. If youre going to tow a gooseneck trailer, drop the ball into the socket, release the handle or the pin with this handle, locks it into place, youre ready to tow. If you go to remove it, just pullout, twist it, that will lock it open. Take this turnover ball and you want to store it. Theres a little handle here that you can hold on to and you could drop it right down into place. Twist it to release the pin and its locked into place.That should do it for the review on part number BWGNRK1316, the B&W Turnover ball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch with the custom installation kit. .


Customer Reviews

B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch w/ Custom Installation Kit - 30,000 lbs - BWGNRK1316

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (1032 Customer Reviews)

Install this heavy-duty hitch on your vehicle so that you can securely tow your gooseneck trailer. Store the removable ball upside down in the hitch when you aren't towing to get complete bed access. Square ball base won't turn in hitch.

- BWGNRK1316
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2008 Dodge Ram Pickup

This is an excellent product from B&W! It fits my Ram truck exactly, is very well built, and was easy to install following the instructions specific to my vehicle. etrailer shipped this from stock very quickly and their customer service representative was extremely helpful. Thank You! 514799



- BWGNRK1020
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


We received the hitch mid morning and installed it the same afternoon. The directions were good , the vidio was great. Thank you for a great product and helpful service from ordering to installation. Greg on the phone was a great help and courteous . 783423



- BWGNRK1108
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Easy installation. Excellent instructi ons 442821



- BWGNRK1108
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


Good service fast delivery! good directions and the videos made by etrailer help out tremendously Very happy customer 643977


Comments
After 1 year of use, this item is still going strong! I still recommend!
Robert H - 05/21/2020

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- BWGNRK1108
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Great service and fast delivery very friendly staff great product not to hard to install 220348



- BWGNRK1016
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


Quality product. Install is relatively easy with the exception of the safety chain holes. It's pretty impossible to maneuver a drill from underneath with the exhaust pipe in the way. Before installing, I made a plywood template of the 4 inch hole and safety chain holes. I was then able to drill the holes from the bed. It made it easy. 364613



- BWGNRK1384
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


hitch worked fine; went with truck when I traded. 708357



- BWGNRK1108
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


This unit is well designed and was simple to install; however, without the videos provided by etrailer.com I would have been scratching my head at the installation instructions. Definitely consult the videos to help get the correct order and what to use where. 758697



- BWGNRK1313
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


all packages were delivered in great shape and only 2 days after ordering 616536



- BWGNRK1016
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Well made hitch. Straight forward to in stall 436277


Comments
As far as we know the person is satisfied with it
Andy - 09/26/2018

44034

- BWGNRK1384
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Easy install and everything you need 608884



- BWGNRK1500
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Great price 381197



- BWGNRK1116
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


Was a little difficult installing till I realized I was doing it wrong, short phone call got me on the right track. It has been a life saver with the reversing ball, I pulled a 40 foot flatbed trailer loaded, worked great. 721143



- BWGNRK1012
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Great product and worth the money. Also arrived earlier than expected. 543183



- BWGNRK1384
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The best hitch on the market... 629675



- BWGNRK1384
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


Installed this hitch in my 2017 Ram 2500 6.7 Cummins with absolutely no issues. Was very impressed with the detailed instructions. Used a friend of mine’s shop to do the work, it is definitely a two person job unless you have away to hold the hitch in place while you get the four bolts started. No specilized tools needed. I would highly recommend this to anyone that has a need for this type of hitch. Thank you George J and thank you etrailer for the grate product and price. 456487


Comments
Still working great !!! Thank You for providing a great product.
Todd - 12/03/2018

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- BWGNRK1016
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


Loved the quick shipping. Only had a few days to get this and it arrived with 1 day to spare. Had it installed at the dealer's, took a couple of hours. Hauled a heavy trailer over 400 miles with no problems. Worked great. 720819



- BWGNRK1116
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


Great sturdy product. My used 2012 F-250 came with one and now have one on my 2020 F-250, I think it's a better product than the Ford factor hitch. The installation video is VERY helpful. Torquing the bolts requires a lot strength and flexibility due to the awkward positions you have to get in but it can be done with patience and prayer. Just plan on dropping the exhaust as shown in the video. As is consistently the case e-Trailer's customer service is second to none. We've already used it several times to pull at 16' gooseneck dump trailer and it works very well. 772642



- BWGNRK1067
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


Everything was what I expected all parts were there even though the box with the rails and bolts was open when I received it. Would buy again very satisfied 561635



- BWGNRK1384
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


The Best 653138



- BWGNRK1012
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


This is the second B&W goose neck hitch i have bought , had one in my old truck i used a lot over a period of ten years . Traded trucks and the B&W hitch was the first brand i thought about buying. I like the turnover ball and how it is not in the way when you need your bed. I installed it my self with no problems. Great hitch. 604082



- BWGNRK1308
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


Great hitch. I put one of these in every truck I get and recommend friends to use this hitch also. 251076



- BWGNRK1257
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The product was great, the delivery was right on time as promised. Installation was a breeze great instructions. 284199



- BWGNRK1394
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I was nervous about installiton of the gooseneck hitch at first. I watched several videos that really helped and the install went flawlessly. B&W is a quality product and has a precise fit. Would recommend!! 361583


Comments
Awesome setup. Use the hitch all the time and it works great.
Stan - 04/01/2018

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- BWGNRK1257
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Review from a similar Turnoverball in Gooseneck Hitch


This is second one of these have used in Toyota Tundra, easy install great hitch and will work with Ride Rite airbags. 599959


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Ask the Experts about this B and W Gooseneck Hitch

  • Will a Gooseneck Hitch for a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Fit a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500
    I believe what you are referring to is the B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch part # BWGNRK1316. This hitch will fit a 2002-2008 Dodge Ram 1500 for the exception of the mega cab models. Therefore, as long as the "2006 Dodge" you are referring to is a Ram 1500 without the mega can then yes, the B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch part # BWGNRK1316 will work for you. If you do not already have an in-bed 7-way on the 2006 Dodge Ram, I recommend using the Hopkins...
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  • Which B & W Turnover Ball Gooseneck Hitch for 2009 Dodge Ram
    The correct B & W Turnover Ball Gooseneck Hitch for your 2009 Dodge Ram would be part # BWGNRK1316. To install a 7-way trailer connector in your truck bed, use part # HM42137. I've linked you to an install video for the wiring harness as well as to the instructions for the Turnover Ball gooseneck.
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  • B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for a 2004 Dodge Ram
    The correct B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for your 2004 Dodge Ram would be part # BWGNRK1316 if you have the 1500 model or part # BWGNRK1313 if you have the 2500/3500 model. Unfortunately, we do not offer the frame brackets separately from the hitch. The center section would also have to match the one you see in either of the above in order for it to work with the vehicle specific frame brackets.
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  • Will Safety Chain Loops from B&W Turnover Hitch Interfere with Demco Base Rail Adapter # DM6140
    If the safety chain loops on your B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Trailer Hitch are located a bit behind the ball, such as with the part # BWGNRK1313 that is designed for your Dodge Ram, then you will likely need to remove them for the Demco Base Rail Adapter # DM6140 to mount without issue. I have attached a short video review on this adapter plate that you can also check out. If you don't yet have a 5th wheel hitch that you plan on using with the adapter a better solution is with the...
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  • B&W Gooseneck Hitch Compatible with 2004 Dodge Ram
    On your 2004 Dodge Ram, the B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch w/ Custom Installation Kit is a fit for short or long bed trucks. If you have the 2500 or 3500 model use # BWGNRK1313. If you have the 1500 then the correct fit is # BWGNRK1316. The B&W Turnoverball is the best gooseneck hitch on the market so it is a great choice for your truck.
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