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Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit

Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit

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Curt Gooseneck Installation Kit - C61502

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Features:

  • For use with Curt C65500, C-52 and C61100
  • Fits the following vehicles:
    • Pre 1988 Chevy and GMC Trucks
    • Pre 1994 Dodge Trucks
    • Pre 1980 Ford Trucks
  • Laser cut for precise fit
  • Capacity: 30,000 lbs
  • Grade 5 mounting hardware included


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61502 Curt Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit

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Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit - C61502

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  • How to Install a Gooseneck Hitch on a 1988 Chevrolet C70
    I do have an option for you but nothing will be a custom fit for your 1988 Chevrolet C70 as they do not make a direct fit gooseneck hitch for your vehicle. Instead, I recommend taking a look at the Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit part # C61502 with the Curt Gooseneck Flat Plate part # C65500. This option can either be bolted or welded to the truck's frame. It has a 30,000 lb towing capacity and is currently one of the only options we have for your truck at this time. The plate...
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  • Recommended Gooseneck Hitch For 2012 Dodge 5500 Cab & Chassis With Steel Flat Bed
    I have a solution for your 2012 Dodge Ram 5500 Cab and Chassis with the flat bed. The Reese Elite Series Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch, part # RP30158-52 is not a fit for your truck. I recommend the Curt Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit, part # C61502 for the underbed part of the system, and part # C-52 for the above bed portion of the system. I spoke with my contact at Curt about installation of this system and they said the that since it is a custom installation, it may...
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  • Recommended Gooseneck for 2013 Ram 5500 Crew Cab and Chassis with Deck
    I can help you find a gooseneck for your 2013 Dodge Ram 5500 Crew Cab and Chassis. I recommend the Curt Flat Plate Gooseneck # C65500, because it is a multi-fit application that can be used on a cab and chassis truck. Typically, the plate would be placed on top of the flat bed over the rear axle. The Universal Rail Kit, part # C61502 can be used to provide the under bed bracing. Holes would need to be drilled through the plate, through the bed and into the frame members and the...
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  • Gooseneck or Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendations for 2000 Ford F350 Cab and Chassis
    The best hitch for you will really depend on what you're planning on towing. Gooseneck hitches are typically used for commercial or agricultural purposes while 5th wheel hitches are usually for recreational use. We offer a weld-on 5th wheel hitch, part # RP30054 that would have more than enough capacity for your needs. Once the hitch was in place, if you wished to tow gooseneck trailers, you could use an adapter like # KPG5-Q25-IP for a square tube gooseneck coupler or # KPG5-R25-IP for...
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  • Availability of Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for 1974 Ford F-250
    I have a solution for you, but there is not a custom fit gooseneck hitch option for your 1974 Ford F-250. Instead, you will want to use the Curt Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit # C61502 with the Curt Folding Ball Gooseneck Hitch # C-52 in order to install a gooseneck hitch in your truck. Since the rail kit is a universal-type fit, you will likely need to drill holes in the frame of your truck in order to install the rails. The rails have been confirmed to fit pre-1980 Ford...
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  • Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for 1972 GMC 1500 Classic Pick Up
    I really wish we had a custom fit gooseneck option for the truck you mentioned, but due to the age of it our manufacturers just have never tried to fit the truck with one of their options. Only option we have would be to use the universal install rails part # C61502 with the gooseneck plate part # C65500.
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  • Gooseneck Trailer Hitch in a 1992 Ford Super Duty with a 12 Foot 3 Inch Truck Bed
    The gooseneck hitches we carry are custom designed for standard truck bed lengths so I can't guarantee a fit with any of them in your 1992 Ford Super Duty with a 12 foot bed. Since there isn't a confirmed fit you may be able to use the Curt Universal Rail Kit # C61502 with the Flat Plate # C65500. You may have an issue with turning clearance between the trailer and truck bed depending on the trailer. I suggest you measure from the center of your axle (Where the gooseneck ball will...
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  • Dimensions of Curt Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit
    Attached is a photo showing the dimensions for the bracket of the Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit # C61502. The green measurement is the height of each section for the crossbeam. I have also attached a photo with the dimensions for the Flat Plate # C65500. Please note that this is designed to fit Pre 1988 Chevy and GMC Trucks, Pre 1994 Dodge Trucks, and Pre 1980 Ford Trucks so it will most likely not fir your 2005 Ford F-550 and you will need to get something fabrication...
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  • Underbed Curt Gooseneck Hitch for a 1994 GMC K3500
    I recommend the Custom Installation Kit for Curt Overbed, Folding Ball Gooseneck Trailer Hitch part # C61503 which is actually a custom fit for your 1994 GMC K3500 SRW Regular Cab Long Bed so no drilling is required. The Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit part # C61502 is designed for pre-1988 GMC C/K Series Pickups so it will not fit. The first kit is then compatible with the Folding Ball Gooseneck Hitch part # C-52.
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  • Will Curt Over-Bed Fixed Ball Gooseneck Hitch Bolt Over Draw-Tite Fold-Down Gooseneck Trailer Hitch?
    The Curt Over-Bed Fixed Ball Gooseneck Hitch # C61100 requires Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit # C61502 to install and will not bolt over the Fold-Down Gooseneck Trailer Hitch # 8339. If your fold-down gooseneck is worn out you will need to replace it.
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  • Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for a 2004 Ford F-550
    I have a solution for you, but the B and W part # BWGNRK1111 would not fit the F-550. After speaking to my contact at Curt, I have found the Curt Gooseneck Flat Plate # C65500 is a compatible fit for your 2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty. It comes with a 2-5/16 inch ball rated at 30,000 lbs and D rings. With the amount of weight you most likely will be towing, I recommend to install the plate only using the Curt Universal Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit, # C61502 rails. Just bolting the plate...
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  • Recommended Gooseneck Hitch Option for Cab and Chassis Ford F-450
    I spoke with my contact at Curt and sent him everything you sent me including the pictures and here is what he responded with: Typically we recommend our universal over-bed installation kit, part # C61502, compatible for the over-bed folding & fixed ball gooseneck hitches, parts # C61502 & # C61100 for the cab and chassis trucks. That said this installation kit would also need to be modified to fit the 34” OD cab & chassis frame. We recommend that a certified structural welder perform...
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  • Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for Cab and Chassis Truck
    The Curt Flat Plate Gooseneck # C65500 is a multi-fit application that can be used on a cab and chassis truck. Typically, the plate would be placed on top of the flat bed over the rear axle. The Universal Rail Kit, part # C61502 can be used to provide the under bed bracing. Holes would be drilled through the plate, through the bed and into the frame members and the rail kit. At least six 1/2 inch grade 5 bolts need to be used to fasten the plate to the rail kit. At this time there...
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  • Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for Ford F-450 Cab and Chassis
    The Curt Flat Plate Gooseneck # C65500 is a multi-fit application that can be used on a cab and chassis truck. Typically, the plate would be placed on top of the flat bed over the rear axle. The Universal Rail Kit, part # C61502 can be used to provide the under bed bracing. Holes would be drilled through the plate, through the bed and into the frame members and the rail kit. At least six 1/2 inch grade 5 bolts need to be used to fasten the plate to the rail kit. At this time there...
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  • Curt Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for a 1988 Ford F250
    For a Curt gooseneck hitch setup for your 1988 Ford F250 you would want the Curt Goose 2 Gooseneck Hitch part # C630-636. The Curt Folding Gooseneck hitch part # C-52 could also work if you use the # C61502 install kit.
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  • Gooseneck Hitch Solution for 1976 Ford F-350 with 34 inch Frame
    The Curt Gooseneck Flat Plate Hitch # C65500 requires professional installation. This 13 x 48-inch gooseneck hitch mounts on top of your bed using the Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit # C61502. The rail kit includes the required Grade 5 hardware. The kit fits a range of older GMC, Ford, Chevy and Dodge truck models and would be the best option we have for your 1976 Ford F-350 with a 34 inch frame.
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  • Parts Needed to Install Gooseneck on a 2008 Ford F550
    After speaking to my contact at Curt, I have found the Curt Gooseneck Flat Plate # C65500 is a compatible fit for your 2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty. It comes with a 2-5/16 inch ball rated at 30,000 lbs and D rings. With the amount of weight you most likely will be towing, I recommend to install the plate only using the Curt Universal Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit, # C61502 rails. Just bolting the plate to the truck without adding rails will not allow it to meet the 30,000 lb rating. Also,...
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  • Gooseneck Hitch for a Ford F450 Flatbed Truck
    If your Ford F-450 has an actual bed and is not a cab and chassis model (with a service bed or flatbed) then you can use the Curt universal folding gooseneck ball rail kit # C61502. You could then use Curt hitch # C-52 or # C65500. A custom hitch for a Ford F-450 flatbed is not available. If you do have a cab and chassis model then you can still use # C65500 but it will require some custom fabrication by having a qualified professional first weld a 1/2 inch steel plate to the frame.
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  • Rail Kit Recommendation for Curt Gooseneck Plate # C61100
    The Curt gooseneck plate part # C61100 was designed to attach to the rail kit part # C61502.
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  • Will Curt Universal Gooseneck Hitch and Install Kit Fit a 2015 Ford F-250
    The Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit # C61502 only fits much older domestic trucks so the combination of it and hitch # C65500 will not work on your 2015 Ford F-250. But we do have many custom fit gooseneck options that will fit your truck such as Curt hitch # C61332-52 which includes both the hitch and the installation kit. Going with the above mentioned hitch and install kit will also save you some money compared to the universal kit and hitch you originally asked about. And...
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  • Gooseneck Hitch for 2015 Ford F-550 Cab and Chassis Truck
    There are gooseneck hitch options for your 2015 Ford F-550 cab and chassis truck. For example, Curt's # C65500 Gooseneck Flat Plate Hitch can be directly installed on your truck bed on its own or with their Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit # C61502 which provides reinforcement to enable the plate's full 30K capacity to be realized. My contact at Curt Manufacturing advised that any gooseneck application on your truck will require some degree of custom installation. There is no...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Curt Gooseneck Flat Plate Hitch C65500
    The Curt Gooseneck Flat Plate Hitch # C65500 requires professional installation. This 13 x 48-inch gooseneck hitch mounts on top of your bed using the Universal Folding Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit # C61502. The rail kit includes the required Grade 5 hardware. The kit fits a range of older GMC, Ford, Chevy and Dodge truck models as shown on the product page and provides the maximum 30K rating for the hitch plate.
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  • Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for a Cab and Chassis Truck
    The Curt Flat Plate Gooseneck # C65500 is a multi-fit application that can be used on a cab and chassis truck. Typically, the plate would be placed on top of the flat bed over the rear axle. The Universal Rail Kit, part # C61502 can be used to provide the under bed bracing. Holes would be drilled through the plate, through the bed and into the frame members and the rail kit. At least six 1/2 inch grade 5 bolts need to be used to fasten the plate to the rail kit. At this time there...
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  • Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation For 2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty Without a Bed
    After speaking to my contact at Curt, I have found the Curt Gooseneck Flat Plate # C65500 is a compatible fit for your 2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty without a bed. It comes with a 2-5/16 inch ball rated at 30,000 lbs and D rings. With the amount of weight you are towing, I recommend to install the plate only using the Curt Universal Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit, # C61502 rails.Just bolting the plate to the truck without adding rails will not allow it to meet the 30,000 lb rating. Also, I recommend...
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  • Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for a 2004 Ford F-450 Cab and Chassis
    The Curt hitch setup you referenced that consists of part numbers # C65500 and # C61502 are a universal fit type hitch that does not have a specific fit list but we know that it works well for cab and chassis vehicles like your 2004 Ford F-450 so we would also recommend it for you.
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  • Curt Flat Plate Gooseneck Hitch # C65500 for 2000 F350 Cab and Chassis with Flat Bed
    The Curt Flat Plate Gooseneck is a multi-fit application that can indeed be used on a cab and chassis truck equipped with a flat bed. Typically, the plate would be placed on top of the flat bed over the rear axle. The Universal Rail Kit, part # C61502 can be used to provide the under bed bracing. Holes would be drilled through the plate, through the bed and into the frame members and the rail kit. At least six 1/2 inch grade 5 bolts need to be used to fasten the plate to the rail kit. Because...
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  • Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for a 1996 Ford F-450
    If your Ford F-450 has an actual bed and is not a cab and chassis model (with a service bed or flatbed) then you can use the Curt universal folding gooseneck ball rail kit # C61502. You could then use Curt hitch # C-52 or # C65500. A custom hitch for a 1996 Ford F-450 is not available. If you do have a cab and chassis model then you can still use # C65500 but it will require some custom fabrication by having a qualified professional first weld a 1/2 inch steel plate to the frame.
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  • Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for 1996 GMC Topkick Lo-Pro with 12Ft Bed
    According to my contact at Curt, you could use the Gooseneck Flat Plate, # C65500, and mount it directly to the bed, assuming the bed is at least 1/4 inch thick steel, on your 1996 GMC TopKick Lo-Pro. In order to mount the flat plate to the bed you will need to use at least six 1/2 inch Grade 5 mounting bolts. By using this installation method, he can not guaranty the exact weight capacity but it should be close to 20,000 pounds. Since there are no custom rails available for your truck,...
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  • What Underbed Support Is Needed For Curt Gooseneck Flat Plate, # C65500, To Meet Maximum GTW Rating
    I called Curt on the Curt Gooseneck Flat Plate, # C65500, and they said that the plate can be installed to the frame rails with a minimum of six 1/2 inch Grade 5 mounting bolts, but that would not allow the plate to meet the 30,000 lbs. GTW rating. To be able to meet the 30,000 lbs. GTW rating you will have to install the Curt flat plate with the Curt Universal Gooseneck Ball Rail Kit, # C61502. This kit will install under the bed to the frame rails and give the extra reinforcement that...
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