With this easy-to-use kit, you can tow a 5th-wheel trailer with your pickup-bed-mounted gooseneck ball. A lightweight frame attaches to the gooseneck ball that's in your bed, and an steel coupler installs on your 5th-wheel king pin. Call 800-298-8924 to order Andersen gooseneck and fifth wheel adapters part number AM3225 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Andersen products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection - Gooseneck to 5th Wheel Adapter. Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapters reviews from real customers.
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Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection - Gooseneck to 5th Wheel Adapter

Andersen Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapters

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Code:   AM3225

Price:$609.99


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Andersen Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapters - AM3225

With this easy-to-use kit, you can tow a 5th-wheel trailer with your pickup-bed-mounted gooseneck ball. A lightweight frame attaches to the gooseneck ball that's in your bed, and an steel coupler installs on your 5th-wheel king pin.


Features:

  • Uniquely designed frame and coupler system lets you use your gooseneck ball to haul a 5th-wheel trailer
    • Weighs less than the typical 5th-wheel hitch, so it's easier to install or remove
    • Leaves your gooseneck ball in place
  • Sturdy base supports a raised hitch ball
    • Installs on industry-standard, underbed gooseneck ball (sold separately)
    • Offset ball lets you position the ball closer to either the cab or the rear axle, as needed, for better clearance in long-bed or short-bed pickups
    • 3-Position ball adjusts up and down
      • Keeps coupler height at the normal king pin height
  • Included coupler adapter attaches to 5th-wheel trailer's king pin and fits over hitch ball on base
    • Fits industry-standard 2" king pins
    • Requires no grease - eliminates this messy chore
    • Constructed of steel, so it's strong and durable
  • Remote release lets you engage and disengage coupler on trailer without having to climb into your pickup truck bed
  • Trailer hookup is easy, even on ground that isn't level
    • Gooseneck ball has greater swivel radius than standard 5th-wheel hitch
  • Zinc-plated steel ball is durable, rust resistant and long-lasting
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: industry-standard underbed gooseneck hitches - B&W, Blue Ox, CURT, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Reese and Valley
    • Moves trailer pivot point back 5-1/4"
  • Gross towing weight: 24,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 4,500 lbs
  • Ball diameter: 2-5/16"
  • Weight: 75 lbs
  • Height from bed of truck to top of ball mount:
    • In lowest position: 16-1/8"
    • In middle position: 17-7/16"
    • In highest position: 19"
  • 1-Year limited warranty


If you would like to tow a fifth-wheel trailer but have a gooseneck hitch, or you just like the ease of towing with a gooseneck hitch, this Andersen Ultimate Connection gooseneck to fifth-wheel adapter was made for you.


This fifth-wheel hitch system includes a lightweight frame that installs on any industry-standard gooseneck hitch ball. The frame holds a ball above your pickup bed at the proper height to connect to your fifth-wheel trailer. So, compared with typical fifth-wheel-to-gooseneck adapters, which are longer, Andersen's Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection applies less leverage and puts less stress on the coupler. This also helps to reduce chucking. The included coupler adapter installs in a snap, converting your trailer's king pin to a gooseneck ball coupler.


The frame with ball weighs 75 pounds. It's lighter than the typical fifth-wheel hitch. You'll always be able to take out the frame when you want full use of your pickup truck bed.


The king pin adapter includes a remote release that you operate with a cable, so you can latch the coupler to the ball without climbing into the back of your truck. Made of steel, the adapter is strong and durable.


And because a ball-and-coupler connection has more swivel than a standard fifth-wheel hitch, you'll be able to more easily hook up your fifth-wheel trailer on uneven ground.



3225 Andersen Manufacturing Ultimate 5th-Wheel Connection for Gooseneck Hitch - 24,000 lbs GVWR - 4,500 lbs TW



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Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection - Gooseneck to 5th Wheel Adapter - AM3225

Average Customer Rating:  4.3 out of 5 stars   (7 Customer Reviews)


With this easy-to-use kit, you can tow a 5th-wheel trailer with your pickup-bed-mounted gooseneck ball. A lightweight frame attaches to the gooseneck ball that's in your bed, and an steel coupler installs on your 5th-wheel king pin.


- AM3225

by: Nick Wilder07/17/2013


I watched a video that Andersen had made abut this product and in the video they said it will work with a short bed truck. But that does not seem to be the case with my truck and trailer. I emailed Andersen about this but had no response. The problem is when I turn sharp to back the 5th wheel into a parking spot the 5th wheel will hit the cab of my truck. The hitch itself is great. Would like to hear back on why it dose not seem to work on my setup. 90104


Comments

The Andersen Ultimate Adapter AM3225 will work with all truck bed sizes, however it was not designed to allow a short bed truck to make a 90 degree turn. When towing a fifth wheel trailer, a sliding fifth wheel hitch or a sidewinder pin box is required for short bed trucks to make a 90 degree turn safely. This hitch only offers an offset of 5-1/4 inches. Typically, you will need anywhere from a 10 to 22 inch offset. If you can tell me the year, make, model and bed size of your truck, I will be happy to recommend some specific products that will work for you.

John H - 07/18/2013

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Comments

We have a 2012 Dodge Ram crew cab diesel and are interested in purchasing this hitch. Can you tell me if we will have the same issue as mentioned above?Thanks!

comment by: kobus - 08/11/2013


1886

You very well could end up not being able to make a full 90 degree turn due to the limited offset this offers, only 5-1/4 inches. Part CAB-C5GX1216 offers more offset at 7-1/2 inches and the Adersen Rapid Hitch part AM3139 offers more at 8 inches. But these two are more of a long term solution.

Patrick B - 8/14/2013



Comments

The Andersen works for me. I have a 2015 GMC 2500 Std. Bed 6.6 ft. I mounted the King Pin adapter block where the Andersen ball connects in front of the KingPin that adapter block can be rotated so the ball connects either in front or behind the KingPin. I was going to also change my in-the-truck-bed-flip ball to a Curt 4 inch offset ball since this would give me another 4 inchs. But I didnt need it. A very relevant issue is the type of front nose on your fifth wheel. I have a 2016 Wildcat and like many newer 5ers the nose is sculpted deep. If you have an older 5er with a flat across nose, you may still have issues.Some folks I know flip the Andersen adapter to Ball behind Kingpin that loses the 5 14 clearance and then they add the Curt Offset that brings back 4 clearance. The reason to do that is to move more of the King Hitch body into the bed of the truck while leaving the pivot point basically the same well actually 1 1/4 less.

comment by: Bill S - 03/19/2015


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- AM3225

by: Gary R.10/07/2013


I had been looking for a 5th wheel hitch that would fit in a Ford Dually truck I had just purchased. The truck had an existing flip up ball. It also had a 98 gal. fuel tank in the bed and a tonneau cover which I had to take into consideration. I was unable to find a hitch that would work without leaving rails in the bed until I found the Anderson Ultimate 5th wheel connection. I had a tight schedule and needed it to be sent 3 day delivery. The staff at etrailer.com went out of their way to give me measurements and make the schedule happen. It arrived on schedule and appears to be exactly what I need. Thanks for your help!!! Gary R. 102933



- AM3225

by: Wesley w03/23/2016


I did a lot of research trying to find the best bang for my buck and this is it. I have owned the hitch for about a year now and have had zero issues with it. I use it on my 40 foot elevation toy hauler and it works great and you can't beat the fact that you can take it out in a matter of minutes and have a completely empty and clean truck bed!!!! 241375



- AM3225

by: Charles W.08/21/2016


Seemed to ride ok but I did not trust the block mounted to the kingpin. It would loosen itself and I would consistently have to check and tighten the screws. Did not trust it so I replaced it with a B&W. 286108



- AM3200

by: Jesus05/02/2016

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapters


It looks like a very good product BUT unfortunately did not work for my Fifth wheeler and truck combination. I am referring to the Anderson fifth wheeler hitch. I notified etrailer.com about returning this item. So I am still waiting for the slip to return this Anderson Hitch product part number: AM3200. Other than that etrailer.com customer service were very helpful and friendly. My Dexter drum and hub assembly fit and work exactly as expected. 248058



- AM3200

by: Steve J11/09/2015

Dodhe Ram

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapters


I was shocked to order this Anderson Hitch at mid-day on Thursday and it was delivered by 5:00 PM the very next day. Product was as advertised. I went with this hitch because people on my RAM Truck forum rave about them. This is my first experience with a fifth wheel and have not taken delivery of my trailer, but the hitch looks to be a quality product. 231631



- AM3200

by: Raul Rodriguez06/08/2016

Review from a similar Andersen Ultimate Connection in Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapters


It was a great buy and can move easily from truck to truck with goose neck hitches!! 259088

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Ask the Experts about this Andersen Gooseneck and Fifth Wheel Adapters


  • Concerns About Towing a 5th Wheel Trailer with a Dodge Ram 3500 Equipped with a Goose Neck Hitch
  • There are several ways to adapt a 5th wheel trailer to enable it to be towed with a truck that has a goose neck hitch installed. The best choice for you will depend on how often you need to change between trailer types. Some of the adapters that allow this flexibility will put more stress on the trailer frame than other types. Options are still somewhat limited for newer vehicles like your 2014 Ram. The best method is to replace the pin box on your 5th wheel with a compatible goose box...
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  • Will the Use of Extensions and Gooseneck Adapters Void the Warranty on Lippert 5th Wheel Pin Box
  • I spoke with my contact at Lippert and I have a solution as to how to maintain your warranty and still be able to pull your fifth wheel trailer with the gooseneck hitch. She said that the use of any extension or gooseneck adapter will void the limited frame warranty. This would include the use of the Andersen Gooseneck Hitch to Fifth Wheel King Pin Adapter, # AM3225. To maintain the warranty, her recommendation was for the Reese Goosebox. It is an acceptable aftermarket replacement for...
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  • Towing a 5th Wheel Trailer with a Gooseneck Trailer Hitch
  • Some trailer manufacturers will void a warranty if an adapter is used. This is the biggest con if trying to determine pros and cons. You will need to contact the trailer manufacturer to determine if the trailer warranty will be voided if an adapter is used. If the trailer has a Lippert chassis then I recommend using a Goose Box adapter because when used with a Lippert chassis and pin box, it will not void the warranty. There are 2 Goose Box units available. First is # RP94622. It is...
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  • Is a 5th Wheel to Gooseneck Trailer Adapter with Offset Required for a Short Bed 2011 Ford F-250
  • To determine if an offset 5th wheel to gooseneck adapter is required for your 2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty with the 6-3/4 foot short bed, you will need to do a little measuring. Use the formula below to ensure there will be enough space between your truck cab and trailer when executing a 90-degree turn. (A + B) - C = Clearance A = Distance from center of gooseneck ball to truck cab B = Length of Offset, 8 inches for the longest we have available (Use Zero for no offset) C = Width...
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  • 5th Wheel Stabilizer Tripod Recommendation for a Trailer Using Andersen Ultimate Connection Adapter
  • Since you have an Andersen Ultimate Fifth Wheel Attachment like part # AM3225 the only option you can use for a stabilizer like the part # HT75203 would be one designed for a gooseneck hitch like part # UF19-950400 since the Andersen uses a gooseneck style ball. Or you could remove the block adapter of the Andersen and use the # HT5203, but I think the # UF19-950400 would be a better option.
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  • Are Safety Chains Required with Anderson Ultimate Hitch
  • Although safety chains are not specifically required to use the Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection # AM3225 we would still recommend you use them. Your trailer should have chains on it and the gooseneck hitch should have safety loops. You will want to make sure that the safety chains are routed in a way that they will not bind up with the # AM3225 when turning. Check out the review video for this product that I attached also.
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  • Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for a 2014 Ram 2500 Crew Cab Short Bed
  • There is a gooseneck and hitch set up that might work for your 2014 Ram 2500 short bed. You could install B&W Turnover Ball hitch # BWGNRK1384-5W and use Companion 5th wheel hitch # BWRVK3500-5W. This set up will only work if your Ram has rear coil spring suspension. The Curt gooseneck hitch # C60614 is not classified as a Double Lock Flip and Store so I cannot recommend using it with the X5 adapter # C16210. The Double Lock hitches have 2 holes in the ball shank to secure the ball....
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  • Need 5th Wheel to Gooseneck Adapter That Wont Void the Warranty on My 2015 Keystone Montana Trailer
  • When it comes to using a fifth wheel to gooseneck adapter, the only adapter endorsed by Lippert Components Inc. (the frame manufacturer for your Keystone) is the Reese Goose Box. The Goose Box actually replaces the existing pin box on a fifth wheel trailer and since it doesn't cause any additional stress in either the trailer frame or hitch, using this will not affect the warranty on the Lippert trailer frame. Lippert does not endorse the use of any other adapter. The Goose Box is made...
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  • Adapter for Towing a 5th Wheel Trailer with a Flip-Over Brand Gooseneck Trailer Hitch
  • The Hi-Rise Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter, # 9480, is designed to only work with B and W Turnover Ball hitches, Hide-A-Goose by Reese or Draw-Tite, or Under-Bed by Bulldog. What you can use with your gooseneck hitch is the Andersen Ultimate 5th wheel connection, # AM3225. This adapter clamps around the gooseneck ball and has an adapter on the other end for a 5th wheel trailer king pin. I have included a link to a video review for you. I also recommend the safety chain...
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  • Looking for a Replacement Pin Box for Leland 7921 on a 2013 GMC 2500 6-1/2 ft Bed With a Gooseneck
  • The Andersen Trailer Coupler # AM3225 is going to be your best bet with your 2013 GMC 2500 6-1/2 ft bed with a gooseneck ball. This adapter doubles as a gooseneck hitch and is within your budget. I have attached a short product review video of the adapter. Be advised that by using a hitch adapter with a short bed truck, you may not be able to maneuver 90 degree turns. This adapter does have an offset of 5-1/4 inches, however, with a short bed truck you typically need more of an offset...
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  • Can the Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection AM3225 Install Over a Bed Mat in a 2012 Ford F-350
  • I spoke with my contact at Andersen about the Ultimate Connection # AM3225. He stated that on a rubber type mat or spray in type of bed liner you can use this adapter. The adapter should not be used with the plastic type of bed liners because it would not be a secure enough connection. For the best results Andersen stated that trimming the bed mat where the adapter would set will provide the best connection. I have included a link to a video review of the adapter for you. You also may...
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  • Way to Lock a Trailer with an Anderson Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection
  • The uniqueness of the Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection part # AM3225 acts as some-what of a theft-deterrent. Most likely a thief wouldn't have this adapter on their vehicle. However, for an actual way to lock your trailer I would use a wheel lock like the Rack'em Manufacturing Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25.
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  • Can a Gooseneck Trailer Stabilizer Jack be Used on a 5th Wheel Trailer with an Adapter Installed
  • It sounds like you have the Anderson Ultimate connection # AM3225 or # AM3200. In either case since the adapter part that fits on the king pin can easily be removed I recommend going with a 5th wheel stabilizer, see link. You could use the gooseneck type and keep the adapter on but it is just one more link in the chain instead of a direct connection between the king pin and the stabilizer which would be more ideal.
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  • Advantages of Using Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection # AM3225 Compared To Other Adapters
  • The Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection you mentioned, part # AM3225 is an adapter used to tow a fifth wheel trailer with a gooseneck hitch equipped truck. The best practice is always to use a fifth wheel hitch for a fifth wheel trailer and a gooseneck hitch for a gooseneck trailer. When this is not possible, an adapter will come into play. The huge advantage provided by the # AM3225 over other adapters is that the AM3225 does not need to be permanently attached to the fifth wheel....
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  • Towing a 5th Wheel Trailer with a Gooseneck Trailer Hitch in a Short Bed Truck
  • The Reese Goose Box, # RP94622-61301, provides the best ride as far as 5th wheel to gooseneck adapters but it does not give you any additional length for clearance. You will need an adapter that moves the pivot point back on the trailer. There is only one that actually moves the pivot point and it is the Andersen Ultimate Connection # AM3225. It offers all of 5-1/4 inches of additional clearance. I have linked a video review for you. To determine if this is going to be enough clearance...
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  • Can a TrailAir Pin Box Work with an Andersen Ultimate Connection
  • As long as you have a standard Trailair Pin Box installed and not a Rota-Flex Trailair your Andersen Ultimate part # AM3225 would work just fine according to Andersen. The Rota-Flex has more forward and rear movement which does not work well with the Ultimate Adapter. We confirmed this with our contacts at Andersen. Lippert on the other had does not recommend the use of adapters like this.
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  • Compatibility of Gooseneck to 5th Wheel Adapter # 9480 with Draw-Tite Remov-A-Ball Gooseneck Hitch
  • According to my contact at Draw-Tite, the Hi-Rise adapter you were asking about is NOT compatible with the Draw-Tite Remov-A-Ball gooseneck hitch. The mechanism that retains the ball in the Remov-a-Ball is not compatible with the post that the 5th wheel portion of the adapter needs to attach to. We do have some other options, though. From a ride quality standpoint, your best bet is a Reese Goose Box, which will replace your existing pin box. Two models are available for the more common...
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  • Offset of Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection # AM3225
  • According to my contact at Andersen, the offset is 5-1/4 inches. This is the only amount of offset offered. My contact tells me that the # AM3225 Ultimate Connection will work on any short bed (6 foot or longer) pickup unless the fifth wheel has a super-extended pin box. If this is the case, the coupler can be flipped 180 degrees so that the king pin leads the gooseneck ball, which will allow the pin box to clear the tailgate. Among the many advantages of the Ultimate Connection is...
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  • Fifth Wheel Trailer Stabilizer Recommendation for Trailer that Uses Andersen Ultimate Adapter
  • Since you have an Andersen Ultimate Fifth Wheel Attachment like part # AM3225 the only option you can use for a stabilizer like the part # UF19-950001 would be one designed for a gooseneck hitch like part # UF19-950400 since the Andersen uses a gooseneck style ball.
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  • How To Raise Ride Height of Fifth Wheel If the Axle Cant Be Flipped
  • Since the axle cannot be flipped, there's not too many other options, I'm afraid. You can have taller spring hangers installed on the 5th wheel, but a 2 inch taller spring hanger won't necessarily translate into a 2 inch gain in height. The Ford bed sides are taller than GM or Ram, and if your truck is lifted at all, it will further compound the problem. If you have enough clearance, you might be able to go up in wheel diameter by 1or 2 inches or so, and combined with taller hangers...
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  • Recommended Setup When Hauling 5th Wheel and Gooseneck Trailers With a Gooseneck Hitch
  • The adapter # CAB-C5G you referenced will work but it wouldn't be a convenient option to remove often because it is quite heavy and usually will take 2 people to lift the adapter. What I recommend is the Anderson Ultimate 5th wheel connection # AM3225. It will install on a industry-standard, underbed gooseneck ball and has a gross towing weight of 24,000 pounds. It is an easier installation than the king-pin type and will place only moderate stress on the trailer frame and hitch as...
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  • Can the Anderson Ultimate Fifth Wheel Adapter Be Used with a Trail Air Pin Box
  • I have checked with my contacts at Andersen, and the Andersen Ultimate Gooseneck to 5th Wheel Connection Adapter is compatible with the traditional trail-air pin boxes. My contact further explained that this adapter is not compatible with Trail-Air's Rota-Flex pin box. This is due to the forward and rearward movement in this pin box. If you have a traditional trail-air pin box that then this adapter will work great for you.
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  • Are Safety Chains Required For A Fifth Wheel To Gooseneck Towing System
  • The B&W Companion, part # BWRVK3500-5W, you referenced, would not require safety chains since it attaches using a king pin. If you are using ANY adapter that uses a gooseneck ball, safety chains will be required. Examples of those kind of adapters would be the Convert-A-Ball, part # CAB-C5GX1216, or the Ranch Hitch Universal Coupler Adapter, part # AM3100, or the Andersen Adapter, part # AM3225. You will need to check with your local Highway Patrol or Department of Transportation...
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  • Towing a 5th Wheel Trailer with Gooseneck Hitch in a 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 Short Bed
  • With a short bed truck you will want an adapter that moves the pivot point of the trailer back. The offset adapter # CAB-C5GX1216 still pivots on the ball so no extra clearance is added by going with it. Currently the only 5th wheel to gooseneck adapter that we offer that has an offset is the Anderson Ultimate connection # AM3225. The Andersen adapter clamps around the gooseneck ball in the bed of the truck and has an adapter that fits the 5th wheel king pin to attach to the ball on...
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  • Will Convert-A-Ball 5th-Wheel-To-Gooseneck Adapter # CAB-C5GX1216 Work on Ford F-450 And RV
  • As long as you have a gooseneck hitch on your 2011 Ford F-450 Super Duty truck, the Convert-A-Ball Cushioned 5th-Wheel-To-Gooseneck Adapter # CAB-C5GX1216 is a compatible fit for your RV. The coupler will bolt to your trailers king pin and will connect to the gooseneck ball. This item features a height differential of 12-16 inches. To find the correct size, you will need to back the vehicle under the trailer, measure from the top of the ball in the truck bed to the base of the pin box...
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  • Using the Andersen Ranch Hitch Universal 5th Wheel to Gooseneck Coupler Adapter
  • Of the 5th wheel to gooseneck adapters that we currently carry, the Rapid Hitch # AM3139 that you referenced does provide 8 inches of offset. But this may not be enough clearance considering the toolbox that you have in the cab and how far into the bed your toolbox extends. The installation of this hitch adapter does included some drilling required to attach this to the trailer. I will be sending you the instructions in a separate e-mail for your reference. Another option that might...
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  • Available Adapter To Attach A 5th-Wheel Trailer To Reese Fold Down Gooseneck Hitch
  • If you do not have the gooseneck installed yet the most recommended setup you can use is to have a 5th-wheel system installed first and then when you wish to tow a gooseneck trailer, you would remove the 5th-wheel hitch and use an adapter plate, like the Pro Series 25K Gooseneck Plate for Fifth Wheel Rails, part # 49080, with a gooseneck ball attached for towing. If you already have a gooseneck or wish to have a gooseneck hitch installed and use an adapter to convert it to a fifth...
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  • Gooseneck Coupler to 5th Wheel King Pin Adapters for MORryde Pin Box
  • I spoke with my contact at Andersen about using one of their 5th-wheel-to-gooseneck coupler adapters with the MORryde king pin. A great option is the Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection # AM3225. This hitch will connect to the gooseneck ball in your truck bed and secure around the king pin on your trailer. The Ultimate # AM3225 will move the trailer pivot point back 5-1/4 inches. I recommend using the Andersen Ultimate Hitch to tow your 5th wheel trailer with a gooseneck hitch. This...
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  • Does Towing a 5th Wheel Trailer with a Gooseneck Trailer Hitch Damage the Trailer Frame
  • Actually, it depends on the type of adapter that is used. An adapter such as # CAB-C5GX1216 can put too much stress on a 5th wheel trailer frame. But it isn't just the rigid mount design. It is the distance from the gooseneck ball to the 5th wheel pin box. The distance is greater between the hitch and the pin box with this sort of adapter and that creates extra leverage on the trailer frame. Other adapters eliminate that problem. For example the Anderson Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection,...
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  • Offset Hitch Gooseneck Ball and 5th Wheel Trailer to Gooseneck Hitch Adapters
  • The Curt offset ball, # C602, is designed for use with the Double-Lock, Flip and Store gooseneck hitches. If you have a different hitch then this ball is not going to fit. You will need to go by the hitch manufacturer to get a compatible ball. If the trailer is a 5th wheel trailer and not a gooseneck trailer then you will need an adapter to be able to tow the trailer. A 5th wheel king pin is not compatible with a gooseneck hitch ball. The best option is the Goosebox, # RP94622, for Lippert...
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