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Fold-Down Gooseneck Trailer Hitch with Installation Kit - 25,000 lbs

Fold-Down Gooseneck Trailer Hitch with Installation Kit - 25,000 lbs

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Get unobstructed access to your truck bed when you're not towing with this convenient gooseneck trailer hitch. The chrome-plated ball folds down quickly and easily for secure storage inside of the hitch. Custom installation kit included. Call 800-298-8924 to order Draw-Tite gooseneck part number 8339-4456 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Draw-Tite products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Fold-Down Gooseneck Trailer Hitch with Installation Kit - 25,000 lbs. Gooseneck reviews from real customers.
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Draw-Tite Gooseneck - 8339-4456

  • Draw-Tite
  • Above the Bed
  • Removable Ball - Stores in Hitch
  • In Bed Release
  • Manual Ball Removal
  • 25000 lbs GTW
  • 6250 lbs TW
  • 2-5/16 Hitch Ball

Get unobstructed access to your truck bed when you're not towing with this convenient gooseneck trailer hitch. The chrome-plated ball folds down quickly and easily for secure storage inside of the hitch. Custom installation kit included.


  • Gooseneck trailer hitch is perfect for your heavy-duty towing needs
  • Fold-down ball provides uninhibited use of your truck bed
    • Pull up the door near the hitch ball, pivot the ball down and close the door over the folded ball
      • Oversize pull ring lets you raise or lower ball even while wearing thick work gloves
    • Position ball upright and fold door down to secure ball in place for towing
  • Heat-treated chrome hitch ball is sturdy and durable
  • Custom installation kit is designed specifically for your vehicle
    • Bolt-on installation - no welding required
  • Built-in grease zerk is easily accessible beneath hitch ball
  • Spring-loaded safety chain loops included
  • Black powder coated steel construction


  • Gross towing weight: 25,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 6,250 lbs
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Limited lifetime warranty

8339 and 4456 Draw-Tite Fold Down Gooseneck Trailer Hitch with Custom Installation Rails

Installation Details 8339-4456 Installation instructions

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Video of Fold-Down Gooseneck Trailer Hitch with Installation Kit - 25,000 lbs

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Video Transcript for Draw-Tite Gooseneck - Above the Bed - 8339-4456 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're gonna take a look at the Draw-Tite Fold Down Gooseneck trailer hitch with the custom installation kit. This is a custom fit part that is designed to fit the 2011 and newer Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 trucks without the factory rail kit. And on a custom fit part I always like to recommend for you to go to our website, use our fit guide, put in your year and model vehicle and it'll show you if this will work for your application.This a heavy-duty above bed hitch, that'll let you tow your Gooseneck trailer. It does use a fold down ball design to provide full truck bed access of your truck bed. Basically if you just pull up on the door right here, near the hitch ball, pivot the ball down, close the door over the folded ball, you have full truck bed access when you're not towing.The ring they use on this door is a nice over size ring so it does let raise or lower it even if you're wearing thick work gloves. If you're gonna go tow the Gooseneck, then you just pull open the door again, the ball pops open, position the ball upright, fold the door all the way down, and that'll secure the ball in place for towing.I wanted to show you on the side here, it might be hard to see that right here theirs a grease inaudible 00:01:07 that's built into the hitch ball so it makes it easily accessible on the side of the ball to be able to pump grease in there and lubricate the hitch ball.The balls a heat treated, chrome hitch ball.

It's sturdy and durable. You can see it has a round design with a round shank on the ball that provides a tighter fit than the square design. Helps reduce rattle, boost durability, when you let the ball down you can see it won't move at all.On the back here or actually on the front, because your vehicle will be up this way, you actually will have spring loaded safety chain hook-ups that are built-in. Basically you just pull up on them, put your safety chains in there. And then when you release your safety chain from there, the U-Bolt will automatically drop back down.

It's spring loaded.The hitch and the install kit, is all a black powder coated steel to resist corrosion. It's a very simple installation. It comes with all-of the included custom mounted kit, all the hardware you need, a nice set of detailed instructions. And it is a bolt on installation. There's no welding required.It also includes some spacer shims to help keep your truck bed corrugation from collapsing.

A few specs on this, the gross towing weight capacity is 25,000 pounds. Vertical load limit is 6,250 pounds, and the ball size to use is a standard 2-5/16 Diameter Gooseneck ball size.Then again to show you right now, you see it's in the towing. Hook your Gooseneck up and you're ready to go. If you pull open the door, the ball will drop down. And now you're in a full truck bed access.That should do it for the review on the Draw-Tite Fold Down Gooseneck trailer hitch, with the custom installation kit..

Customer Reviews

Fold-Down Gooseneck Trailer Hitch with Installation Kit - 25,000 lbs - 8339-4456

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (2 Customer Reviews)

Get unobstructed access to your truck bed when you're not towing with this convenient gooseneck trailer hitch. The chrome-plated ball folds down quickly and easily for secure storage inside of the hitch. Custom installation kit included.

- 8339-4456
2012 Chevrolet Silverado

include to scale template 374034

- 8339-4456

Both Cathy and George were awesome to deal with and the product is just what I need. Can't wait to use etrailer.com again. Hitch and brackets are very well made and heavy construction. 193042

Hitch works great.... just need to keep it well greased.
Tom M - 05/26/2016


Ask the Experts about this Draw-Tite Gooseneck

  • Does Reese Fold-Down Gooseneck Trailer Hitch # 8339-4456 Include Installation Rails & Hardware
    Yes, the Reese Fold-Down Gooseneck Trailer Hitch # 8339-4456 includes the main hitch plate, hitch ball, installation hardware and the under-bed frame brackets which are shown in the linked photo. An installation video is linked for your reference.
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  • How to Determine the Tongue Weight of Gooseneck or Fifth Wheel Trailer
    It sounds like you may have weighed the truck first and then attached the trailer and weighed the truck and trailer together on the scale; that would be the only way I can think of that you would get 12,000 lbs. What you want to do is weigh your truck, attach the trailer and weigh ONLY your truck once again. Whatever the larger number is, subtract it from the smaller number and you have your tongue weight.
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  • Gooseneck Hitch for 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Flatbed
    Some gooseneck hitch fits for flat beds can have the ball sitting too low relative to the bed. This varies by brand and model of bed and the specific installation. We have Draw-Tite Fold-Down Gooseneck kit # 8339-4456 that is a confirmed fit on your base truck. If your flatbed height prevents normal bolt-on installation of this kit you can have steel plates welded between the hitch and truck frame to secure it. The hitch must be secured to the truck frame, either by the included hardware...
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  • What is the Difference Between Reese Fold-Down Gooseneck Hitch 4456 and 4434
    The difference between the Reese Fold-Down Gooseneck Hitches, # 8339-4456 and # 8339-4434, is the frame brackets and the vehicles they fit. Part # 8339-4456 fits 2011-2015 Silverado and Sierra 2500 and 3500 HD trucks. Part # 8339-4434 fits the 1999-2010 Silverado and Sierra 2500 and 3500 trucks. The hitch head that contains the ball is the exact same part for both hitches. I have attached installation videos for both hitches for you to check out. If you can tell me the year, make and...
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