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Convert-A-Ball Cushioned 5th-Wheel-to-Gooseneck Adapter w/ Offset - 12" to 16" Tall

Convert-A-Ball Cushioned 5th-Wheel-to-Gooseneck Adapter w/ Offset - 12" to 16" Tall

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Use your gooseneck hitch to tow your 5th-wheel trailer by hooking up with this coupler adapter. Poly cushions absorb shock for a smooth ride. Adjustable height fits multiple applications. Offset design is perfect for short-bed pickups. 20,000-lb GTW. Call 800-298-8924 to order Convert-A-Ball gooseneck and fifth wheel adapters part number CAB-C5GX1216 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Convert-A-Ball products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Convert-A-Ball Cushioned 5th-Wheel-to-Gooseneck Adapter w/ Offset - 12" to 16" Tall. Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapters reviews from real customers.
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Convert-A-Ball Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapters - CAB-C5GX1216

  • Fifth Wheel Trailer to Gooseneck Hitch
  • Bolts Over King Pin
  • Convert-A-Ball
  • Adapts Trailer
  • King Pin Adapters
  • 20000 lbs GTW
  • Offset
  • Adjustable Height

Use your gooseneck hitch to tow your 5th-wheel trailer by hooking up with this coupler adapter. Poly cushions absorb shock for a smooth ride. Adjustable height fits multiple applications. Offset design is perfect for short-bed pickups. 20,000-lb GTW.


Features:

  • 5th-Wheel-to-gooseneck adapter lets you tow your 5th-wheel trailer with your gooseneck hitch
    • Coupler bolts to your trailer's king pin and connects to gooseneck ball
  • Interior polyurethane cushions act as shock absorbers for smooth, safe ride
    • Reduce bounce and vibration
    • Minimize wear and tear on both your trailer and tow vehicle
  • Offset design provides additional clearance when making turns with short-bed pickups
    • Not recommended for trucks with beds shorter than 6'
  • Adjustable height fits multiple applications
  • Fail-safe king pin adapter has built-in, positive-lock feature to secure trailer to hitch ball
    • Steel extension handle lets you slide bar to lock or unlock coupler from outside the truck bed
      • Acts as a latch, keeping adapter secure
      • Can be replaced with a padlock (sold separately) for greater security
  • Durable, cast steel construction
  • Rust-resistant powder coat finish
  • Safety chains included
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2-5/16" gooseneck hitch balls
  • Towing capacity: 20,000 lbs
  • Pin weight capacity: 4,000 lbs
  • Height: 12" - 16"
  • Offset: 7-1/2"
  • Safety chain overall length: 25-1/2"
  • 2-Year limited warranty


Notes:

  • Not recommended for use with Reese Elite Series gooseneck trailer hitches
  • Not recommended for use with factory-installed towing prep packages which use a hitch ball with an integrated locking lever.
  • Not compatible with sidewinder king pins.
    • When used together they produce two pivoting points at both the ball and the turret which is a safety hazard.
  • Not compatible with any cushioned or air ride 5th wheel king pin.

Finding the Correct Size Fifth-Wheel-to-Gooseneck Adapter

After backing the vehicle under the trailer, measure from the top of the ball in the truck bed to the base of the pin box on the trailer. This will indicate the height of the adapter that you need.


Convert-a-Ball Collar

Secure Installation

The included collar slides over your fifth-wheel trailer's king pin and is held in place with set screws. Additional, larger set screws that are mounted at the top of the coupler adapter then tighten onto the collar. Because this adapter is designed with an offset, the top lip of the adapter must also be bolted to the base of the pin box to ensure proper positioning.


Convert-a-Ball Locking Feature

Positive-Locking Feature

This trailer coupler adapter features a simple, secure latching mechanism for safe, easy hookup with the hitch ball. The convenient extension handle grabs the sliding latch so that you can easily lock or unlock the coupler from outside the truck bed. Once the coupler is engaged, hook the handle through the hole in the sliding latch's track to ensure that it remains securely coupled. For extra safety, once the coupler is latched, you can replace the handle with a padlock (sold separately) to secure the trailer to the hitch ball during towing. Use a lock while your trailer is being stored to guard against towaway theft.


Offset Design

This coupler adapter is specially designed for use with truck beds that are between 6 feet and 8 feet in length. The offset allows your trailer to sit a bit farther back than it normally would so that you can make turns safely and with confidence. Supplying that extra space between your trailer and truck cab creates the clearance necessary for you to make tight turns without your trailer hitting your cab.



Pin Box Length

Note: There are no recommended limits to the length of pin box on which the Convert-A-Ball trailer coupler can be used.



C5GX1216 Convert-A-Ball Adjustable Fifth-Wheel-to-Gooseneck Coupler Adapter with 7-1/2" Offset - 12" to 16"

Replaces 5GX1214 and 5GX1416






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Convert-A-Ball Cushioned 5th-Wheel-to-Gooseneck Adapter w/ Offset - 12" to 16" Tall - CAB-C5GX1216

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (78 Customer Reviews)

Use your gooseneck hitch to tow your 5th-wheel trailer by hooking up with this coupler adapter. Poly cushions absorb shock for a smooth ride. Adjustable height fits multiple applications. Offset design is perfect for short-bed pickups. 20,000-lb GTW.

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Product took about 2 hours to install by myself. Shipping was fast and free. I hooked our fifth wheel camper up to move it and make sure everything worked. I still need to park it on the level and check me adjustments as I set it as high as i could and we live on a grade. Using a 2008 Dodge dually mega cab. 341235



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Had a offset adapter w/o the cushion on my 28’ trailer. Towing w/ 2005 F250 powerstroke short bed. It would beat the crap out of you hauling it down the interstates in TX, LA, MS,OK. Put this on and wow what a difference it makes. Rides so much better. Wish I knew this existed long ago. Well worth the $$. Had a trailer service center install for me in MS. Has an opening by the latch that allows you to put a lock on the adapter to keep it secured when in storage. 884826



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I own a business and buy a lot of stuff. This was the easiest and most informative company. It was shipped and received on time and i like the fact they tell when it was dropped off because this time i had it shipped to a different location than I am at. It was a pleasure buying from you. 843152



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Got it ahead of schedule. Simple to put together. Still need to go pick up the trailer. It is what I was looking for after years of a hitch I could not get out of the bed without a couple guys. Plus the extra room. Will see how it pulls and let you know. Randy P. 837873



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Very happy with the quality of the adapter. easy install, took about 45 minutes. 3612 raptor toy hauler/ f550 with 9' flatbed. Plenty of room to corner now and greatly improved the ride. 799079



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Terrible product!!! I installed it just like the instructions described. I have a 40' toy hauler and it was super jerky down the road and the offset rotates with the trailer so it digs into the side of the truck be since now the king pin is longer. Even with [see installation instrucitons for correct torque]ftlbs the set screws don't hold and it slides down. Strongly advise against using this product! At least now I can have an $800 boat anchor! 792570



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Was worried jamb bolts would not keep secure, but has not moved after pulling 500 miles. Wish I had a little more height adjustment. 758793



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Worked without issue. No problems since purchase. Would buy again. 733473



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Thank you. Exactly what i ordered. Arrived on time as you had stated. 729612



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I was not explained about having to drill holes in my fith wheel hitch. This was difficult to do and when done it was not level, very difficult to take trailer off truck, had to use a jack. I had to redo and had to add spacers between fithwheel and gooseneck. This might have been better if I had not got the 7 inch offset, this tended to pull the bolts out of the fith wheel platform. I had to redo this hitch three times. 704452



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They are Very helpful and fast shipping. 699035



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Easy to install. Super easy to use. Hook up is so simple and fast. Best purchase that I made after buying my 5th wheeler. This Convert a Ball Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adjuster have not weathered at all over the last year. They are both still in prime condition, no rusting. 694109



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Got the hitch with grate shipping .Will up date when I get installed 688302



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Wow what a great product! Instructions were great and very easy to install. I did it by myself in under a half hour. Looks very strong and better than expected. Arrived in just a few days. 652831



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Great unit a lot of adjustment. 651634



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I like it. Installation was simple! The adapt-a-ball allows me to tow my fifth-wheel camper without worrying about knocking out the back window in the cab and I didn’t have to install a fifth-wheel plate. A friend asked about it and later bought one on my recommendation. 635509



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I was unable to attach the hitch plate to the adapter due to unfinished manufacturing process that left a seam of extra metal during the casting. I had to find die grinder small enough the fit inside the hitch plate to remove the metal which was tedious. 628795



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I received this hitch about a year ago, it arrived with in a week of ordering it. The instructions were simple to understand. It did say it will take two person to install. I was able to install it by myself with in a few hours, What I like about this hitch is that I still have use of my truck bed when unhook when traveling and I don’t have a fifthwheel to haul around. My camper pulls great with this hitch with no complaintion at all. It’s a great hitch. 616810



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Great wiring and hitch. Be sure to purchase yours from these people, you won't be dissapointed. 612933



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Have put on 1800 miles on a single trip with several stops for a few days and unhitched and rehitched. All working well 608853



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Very pleased with this 5th wheel to goose neck adapter. Heavy duty & no problems whatsoever. Very easy latch system. 603780



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very fast service. the gooseneck adapter is exactly what I needed 585489



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I wish I would have installed this years ago. Took it on its 1st trip up the Northern Coast of California, pulled so nice, and when we got to the camp ground I had nothing in my bed. I installed it by myself in about 2 hours, took it off and on about 4 times. It took me the longest to tap the threads 2 of the bolts I could get the nuts and lock washers on but 2 had to be threaded. I had drill bits and taps so that was a no cost, I would suggest that if you have to thread holes go buy good drill bits and a tap, do it right. After it was completed and I did a test drive backed it into my side yard and I could not get the trailer off the ball, I thought it was stuck, it was not I just didn't notice how much the cushion travels I thought I was lifting the trailer to high. Anyhow I love it and it was reasonably priced. 576662



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Better than I expected, the offset and height adjustment was exactly what I needed. Thanks for providing a great product. 568875



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Works great no problems. 558973


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