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  • Best Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch For Clean Bed on 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 With or Without Puck System
  • These are really good questions and we can definitely set you up with the right 5th wheel hitch for your 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 short (also called standard) bed, but to quickly answer your question about underbed brackets, there aren't any that are universal (as nice as that would be), they are only designed to be used with specific 5th wheel hitches. That said, you do have a number of different options, which I'll list for you and then make my recommendation. 5th Wheel Hitch for...
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  • How to Reduce Play and Rattle in Demco Recon Gooseneck-to-5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter
  • The only cause for the start/stop noise that I can think of is that the bolt shown in the linked photo has not been tightened down properly. This would explain the small amount of play. Please refer to the linked instructions for details. Demco makes two versions of their Recon Gooseneck-to-5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter, parts # DM8550045 and # DM8550046. Part # DM8550045 is made to fit on a 2-5/16-inch gooseneck ball in a standard pickup and part # DM8550046 is made to fit on a recessed...
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  • Difference Between Curt Q24, Q25 and A25 Fifth Wheel Hitches for 2016 Ford Rail Kit
  • I reached out to my tech contact at Curt and he said the difference between the Curt Q25 # C16039 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and the Q24 # C16545-16017 is that the pan is slightly larger on the Q25 and they reinforced the main square body as well as the legs for that extra capacity. The A25 # C16036 is a rebranded Q25 with a head that is made of stronger material. I would say yes, the Reese # RP30871 is better. Reese hitches tend to have quite a bit less movement in them and their heads...
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  • Autoslide 5th Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2019 GMC Sierra 2500 with Factory Pucks
  • We have exactly what you need! For your 2019 GMC Sierra 2500 I recommend either the 18K Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # DM8550034 or the 21K Hijacker # DM8550035. The only real difference between the two models is their towing capacity. The Hijacker features an automatic slider to provide cab clearance with your short bed Sierra without having to get out of the truck. It also has a premium wraparound single-piece jaw that will provide an excellent connection with the...
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  • Best Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2020 Silverado 2500 Long Bed w/ Factory Prep Package
  • For the 2020 model year, GM actually changed the layout of the pucks in the truck bed so the Curt model you referenced will not work. Fortunately, the best manufacturer of 5th wheel hitches, B&W offers a 20 or a 25K capacity Companion 5th wheel hitch that's compatible with the new puck layout used in your truck. For the 20K capacity, use part # BWRVK3715 or part # BWRVK3710 for the 25K, The B&W 5th wheel hitch for the GM puck kit is rock solid with a strong and easy to use positive...
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  • How to Convert 18K Demco Hijacker to Fit Puck System on a 2019 Ford F-250 with a 6-3/4' Bed
  • We do have a few options for you to get your 18K Demco Hijacker # DM8550034 to fit the puck system on your 2019 Ford F-250 with the 6-3/4' bed! Your current system uses the side plates # DM6003 which are compatible with the standard base rails like you said. For your Hijacker to work with your puck system you can either swap out those side plates with the part # DM6033, which will give you the same setup as part # DM8550024, or you can just use the Rail Adapter # DM6175. The rail adapter...
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  • Recommended B&W Companion Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty With Factory Rails
  • The recommended B&W Companion for your 2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty with the factory puck system will depend on what bed size you have as well as the amount you are looking to tow. If your '19 F-350 is a 6-3/4' short bed the Companion you need is the sliding model # BWRVK3370. If your F-350 is an 8' long bed you have two options depending on the capacity you need. The Companion # BWRVK3300 has a 20,000 lb towing capacity while the Companion # BWRVK3305 has a 25,000 lb capacity. All...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for 2017 Ford F-350
  • The best fifth wheel trailer hitch for you depends on the details of your 2017 Ford F-350. The Reese Elite Series is a great choice, especially if you have the factory prep package. The Elite fits right into Ford's factory pucks so there's no need for an adapter. If your truck is an 8 foot bed use the stationary hitch # RP30142 but you'll need the slider # RP30144 if your truck is a short bed. They're both 18,000 pound hitches. Another great option is the B&W Companion. The Companion...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for 2019 Ford F-350 with Factory Towing Prep Package
  • I recommend the B&W Companion for a fifth wheel hitch in your 2019 Ford F-350. The thick dual jaw design reduces the rattle between the hitch and king pin is regarded as one of the best hitches around. And they're made in the USA. If your truck is a long bed then you can use the fixed hitch, part # BWRVK3300. If you have the short bed you may need the sliding version, part # BWRVK3370. It just depends on your trailer. If yours is designed for short bed trucks and has a tapered front...
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  • Did Chevy Change the Puck Spacing for Factory 5th Wheel Puck System
  • We have recently learned that the puck spacing for the factory prep package for the 2020 model year has changed for Chevy/GMC so the only 5th wheel hitches we can confirm as of August 2019 that will fit your 2020 Chevy Silverado 3500 are the B&W Companion # BWRVK3715 (for a long bed) or sliding # BWRVK3775 (for a short bed). That will assuredly change though so I have added a link to our page which has the fits for the OEM puck system for a 2020 Silverado 3500 long bed for you to come back to.
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  • Which is Better Auto Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ram 2500: Pullrite or Demco
  • For your 2019 Ram 2500 short bed with the factory fifth wheel rail kit I recommend the Demco Hijacker autoslide part # DM8550034 for an 18k hitch or part # DM8550035 for a 21k hitch with the adapter plate part # DM6099 over the Pullrite hitches for a few reasons. The hitch head on the Hijacker has built-in brackets that hold it to your pin box since it needs to lock to the pin box as you make turns to allow the slider mechanism to automatically operate. The Pullrite option requires...
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  • How Much Does the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch # BWRVK3305 Weigh
  • The shipping weight of the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch # BWRVK3305 is 152 lbs so it will be just under that after you remove the packaging. Although it is still pretty hefty, the head unit part # BWRVC3006 can easily be removed off of the base unit # BWRVB3305 to help make moving the whole hitch more manageable. The head unit itself weighs in at about 70 lbs so it is almost half of the weight of the whole hitch. If you would like something that is a bit lighter then you can...
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  • Recommended Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Chevy 2500 Silverado with Short Bed and Factory Pucks
  • For your 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500 with the factory pucks, I recommend the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20K # BWRVK3770 for your short bed. This is rated higher than the 16K you needed as a minimum and is able to be installed in two pieces. It is one of our most popular sliding hitches for the factory rail kit/puck system. Another option I recommend is the Curt A16 5th Wheel Slider # C16521 along with the specific adapter...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2017 Nissan Titan XD with Factory Gooseneck
  • Since you have a short bed truck (shorter than 8 feet), you have to use a slider hitch to give you turning clearance otherwise you'll have clearance issues with the cab of your truck and the nose of your trailer. Exceptions to this are if the trailer has a tapered nose designed for this scenario (you'd know if the trailer had this), or if the trailer has a Reese Revolution pin box installed on it. So for your 2017 Nissan Titan XD that has the factory gooseneck hitch what I would recommend...
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  • Best Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD
  • The best fifth wheel hitch to fit your 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD with the factory rail kit is the B and W Companion part # BWRVK3700 for if you have a long bed or part # BWRVK3770 which is a slider for if you have a short bed. The Companion hitches are the best hitches around. They are very quiet, easy to use, and reliable. These have about 3 inches of vertical adjustment which is plenty for nearly all applications but if you need more the pin box of your trailer can also install in different...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 or 2019 Ram 3500 with Factory Rail Kit
  • For a 2018 or 2019 Ram 3500 with the factory rail kit pucks, I recommend the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider # BWRVK3670 if your have a 6-1/2 foot bed. If you have the 8 foot bed I recommend the fixed # BWRVK3600. These are both excellent hitches that are designed specifically for your truck. This Companion hitch sets itself apart from the competition with the 1 inch thick dual jaws as well as the fact it is made in the USA. These hitch options offer cam action...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 with Prep Package
  • The 5th wheel hitch I recommend for your 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 with the factory prep package is the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # BWRVK3715 (usually best for long beds) or part # BWRVK3775 (usually best for short beds). The B&W Companion is in a league of its own becuase it has a set of heavy duty 1" think dual steel locking jaws which do a phenomenal job of gripping the kingpin which makes for a very smooth ride with little to no chucking. The B&W Companion...
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  • What Is Difference Between Curt Q20 and A20 Fifth Wheel Hitch
  • There are differences between the Curt A20 # C16541 and Curt Q20 # C16536. The two largest differences is the limited warranty on the Q20 is 10 years for the hitch and lifetime for the legs while the A20 is a limited lifetime warranty. Also, the Q20 features the 360-degree movement with the spherical axial bearing to improve the pivoting of the hitch head. This feature however, is why the Q20 is not compatible with a Sidewinder or Revolution pin box which the A20 is.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Setup for 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty with Factory Tow Prep
  • Since your 2017 F-350 long bed has the factory tow prep you can use any of the 5th wheel hitches shown on the linked page, such as the outstanding B&W Companion fixed 5th wheel hitch # BWRVK3300 rated for 20K. This simply drops into the factory pucks in the bed when you need to tow the 5th wheel; when you need the bed clear for cargo remove the hitch and you're ready to go. B&W hitches are well-known for their build quality, reliability and for the excellent support B&W provides to its...
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  • Can the B&W Companion # BWRVK3500 be Converted for Use on 2017 Silverado 3500 with Puck Package
  • We do have the Slider Base # BWRVB3770 if your 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is a 6-1/2 foot bed or the Base # BWRVB3700 if you have an 8 foot bed. These are compatible with the factory prep package in your Silverado and will allow you to use the Companion hitch head from the B&W Companion Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter # BWRVK3500 that you already have. Instead of just replacing the base I recommend selling your entire Companion and using that money to offset the price...
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  • Recommended Best Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram with Factory Prep Package
  • For your 2018 Ram 2500 with Factory 5th wheel prep package, the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16044 is the best 20K hitch confirmed to fit your truck. This hitch has interlocking dual jaws and a connection indicator. However, if you are looking for the very best hitch, I recommend the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package # BWRVK3600. This hitch is about 20 lbs heavier, but more sturdy and durable. You may also want to consider the Curt wiring harness...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Automatic Sliding Hitch for Ford Factory Prep Package Puck System
  • For your 2015 Ford F-350 with 6-3/4 foot bed and SRW 4x4 there are many fits for your factory prep package. I recommend the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider - Single Jaw - Ford Super Duty Prep Package - 18K # DM8550024 which will adjust to give you turning clearance as you drive. This hitch will fit in your OEM pucks as will larger 21K # DM8550038 if you have a heavier trailer. You may also want to consider adding a second 7-way in the bed of your truck using...
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  • Adapting a Gooseneck Hitch to Tow a 5th Wheel Trailer with a 2011 Ford F-350
  • The hole for gooseneck balls are not all the same. The Companion hitches such as # BWRVK3050, which was designed for flat bed trucks, only fit B&W Turnover Ball gooseneck hitches. For a gooseneck ball that sticks up from the bed (and is not recessed in a cavity like on a flat bed truck) you can use the Demco Recon hitch # DM8550045. It clamps around a 2-5/16 inch gooseneck ball. I have included a link to a video review of this hitch for you. Another option is to adapt the trailer...
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  • All 5th Wheel Hitch Options for Factory RAM Towing Prep Package
  • There are several 5th wheel hitches that will fit the factory RAM towing prep package hole pattern. I'll list out the options we offer below along with a few recommendations. The article you found was likely an old article. RAM sort of botched the release of their OEM 5th wheel package back in 2012/2013 and they started selling trucks with the factory mounting kit before a hitch was actually designed and released. The trucks were sold for about 6 months before a hitch was actually released....
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  • Recommended Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 3500 Mega Cab Short Bed with Factory Prep Package
  • For a perfect fit in your 2018 Ram 3500 with factory rails, I recommend the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20K # BWRVK3670. This slider is an easy fit designed specifically for your truck. This hitch is made in the USA and has 12 inches of travel front to back. There are other 5th wheel hitches that will work but they require an adapter. For an auto sliding option, you can use the rail adapter # DM6099 and then hitch...
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  • 26K-Rated 5th Wheel Hitch Options for 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty with Factory Prep Package
  • If your 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty with factory 5th wheel prep is a long bed you can used a fixed 5th wheel hitch designed for that factory prep package. The highest-rated 5th wheel we offer for this setup is the 26.5K Reese Elite Series # RP30871. This includes a wiring harness and comes fully-assembled. A review video to illustrate is linked for you. This hitch drops into the factory pucks with no rails needed and it allows you to have a clear bed when you need it. If you prefer the...
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  • Recommended Way to Tow a 5th Wheel Trailer Using a B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Hitch
  • The best fifth wheel hitch to use with the B&W Turnoverball gooseneck hitch is the B&W Companion # BWRVK3500. That's exactly what it's designed for. However, it's 16-1/4 inches from the bed of the truck. Another option that may work for you is the B&W Companion for Flatbed Trucks # BWRVK3050. The hitch sits about 10-1/2 inches from the truck bed. With an adapter that allows the trailer to sit level it's likely to be very close to the bed rails. You want at the very least 6 inches...
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  • Comparing B&W Companion 20K and 25K 5th Wheel Hitches for 2019 Ford F-450 with OEM Pucks
  • There actually are no drawbacks to using the 25K B&W Companion # BWRVK3305 instead of the 20K B&W Companion # BWRVK3300. The price is higher, yes, but the 25K only has a shipping weight that is 10 more pounds than the 20K. The hitch head is actually very easy to remove which just the weight of the hitch in about half making it little easier to install/remove. Since both fit the OEM puck system on your 2019 Ford F-450 Super Duty I recommend going with the 25K for the exact reasons...
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  • Available Reese & Demco Low-Profile 5th Wheel Hitches
  • We do offer low-profile 5th wheel hitches, part # RP30054 from Reese and part # DM6076SL-FLAT from Demco, but neither of these is intended for industry-standard above-bed 5th wheel base rails. The Reese hitch installs on the frame through custom welding and fabrication; the Demco installs in their own special SL series rails # DM6012. To see 5th wheel installation kits for your truck use the link to select your bed length to then see suitable base rail kits.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch That Fits in Pucks of 2017 Ford F-350 With 8-Foot Bed
  • There are a number of high-quality fifth-wheel hitches that will fit into the puck system of your 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty. Reese makes two of those, called the Elite Series, which is available in towing capacities of 18,000 lbs # RP30142 and 26,500 lbs # RP30871. In between those weight ranges is the Demco Hijacker # DM8550033, which has a 21,000 lb capacity. Finally there is Curt, which has six different fifth-wheel hitches that will fit in the pucks of your F-350's bed. The A16...
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  • Recommended Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 2500 Short Bed Pickup with Factory Prep
  • In your short-bed Ram 3500 that has the factory rail kit the available slider-type 5th wheel hitches offer slider travel that ranges from 8- to 14-inches. All are shown on the linked page. Single-jaw designs often have less rattle and they also typically have fewer parts, which can be considered advantages. But certain dual jaw hitches can still be considered superior to certain single-jaw types. B&W makes superb products like their Companion 5th wheel slider # BWRVK3670 which will...
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  • Converting the B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch to Fit a 2017 Ram 3500 with Factory Puck System
  • It sounds like you have the B&W Companion fifth wheel hitch, part # BWRVK3500, that fits into the B&W Turnoverball gooseneck hitch. There isn't an adapter to make the square gooseneck shank fit into the round factory gooseneck hole on your new 2017 Ram 3500 but we do have something that'll work for you. Instead you can keep the head of your current hitch and replace the base with either part # BWRVB3600 for the fixed legs or part # BWRVB3670 for the slider. The bases fit into the...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ford F-450 Long Bed with Factory Puck System
  • The highest capacity 5th wheel hitch for your 2019 Ford F-450 Super Duty pickup with the factory prep is the Reese Elite series hitch # RP30871 which is rated for 26,500-lbs towing. The next highest capacity comes from the 25K-rated B&W Companion # BWRVK3305. I really like the B&W Companion # BWRVK3305 and I recommend it over the Reese despite the slightly lower 25K capacity. I recommend the B&W because it is USA-made and has a build quality that is superior to the Reese and also to...
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  • Differences Between the Curt A25 and Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2017 Ram 3500
  • The Curt A25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16046 and the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16049 are both a confirmed fit for your 2017 Ram 3500. The Curt A25 hitch is the newer version of the Curt Q25 hitch which features a stronger head unit made of a more durable material in addition to an easier removal process. The Q25 requires two pins to be pulled in order to remove the head from the legs whereas the A25 only requires one pin to be removed to separate the head from the legs....
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitches for Factory Pucks System in a 2018 Ram 2500 Long Bed
  • For your 2018 Ram 2500 long bed with the factory 5th wheel puck system the B&W Companion # BWRVK3600 is a direct fit. You could also use Curt hitch # C16049, # C16545-16021, or # C16046 rated for 24K, # C16044 or # C16530-16021 rated for 20K, or # C16520-16021 rated for 16K. Reese has hitch # RP30160 rated for 20K. The B&W hitch is the most popular but the Curt hitches have cushioned heads for improved ride quality. I have linked some video reviews for you.
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  • What Height Setting Should the Hijacker Autoslide # DM8550034 be on a 2017 Ram 2500
  • We always recommend having at least 5" - 6" of clearance between the bed rails of your pickup, in this case your 2017 Ram 2500, and the trailer. The trick is that you also want your trailer to tow level. To find out what height your 5th wheel hitch needs to be you first of all need to measure from the ground to the king pin on your pin box. Then you need to measure from the ground to the bed of your Ram. The Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter # DM6099 that you are using adds an additional...
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  • Highest Rated Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2020 GMC Sierra 2500
  • The B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch part # BWRVK3775 is rated for 20,000 lbs which is the highest that B&W offers for the slider version. The only sliding option available with a slighty higher weight capacity is the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM8550035 which is rated at 21,000 lbs. This hitch also has an auto-slide feature which means you don't have to get in and out of the truck to engage the slider. In order to use this hitch you will also need the Demco...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD LTZ Short Bed Towing a High Country 380TH
  • The absolute best 5th wheel hitch to use on your 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LTZ while pulling a Keystone Montana High Country 380TH is the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM8550034. The Hijacker is unique in that it has an auto sliding feature that will move the pivot point away from the cab during sharp turns to avoid interference. It also has a wraparound locking jaw which will provide excellent security of the king pin. In order to use the Hijacker with the...
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  • Comparing Demco Hijacker and Pullrite Superglide Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2017 Ram 2500
  • The things that the 18K Demco Hijacker # DM8550034 and the 18K SuperGlide have in common are that they both offer 14" of travel, they are both automatic sliding 5th wheel hitches, have 2-point pivoting hitch heads, are compatible with industry standard base rails, and they are both rated to tow up to an 18K trailer. Both 5th wheel hitches come with a 5-year limited warranty as well. Although they both have the single-jaw system to lock the king pin into place, the SuperGlide hugs it...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch For 2017 Ram 2500 With Factory Prep Package
  • For your 2017 Ram 2500 with Factory Prep package, I recommend the Curt A16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 16,000 lbs # C16520-16021. This will allow you to have a clean bed when not in use and easily install this hitch that is capable of pulling your 13000 lb loaded trailer with MORyde pin box. You may also be interested in the 5th Wheel wiring harness # C56000, to put a second 7 way in the bed of your truck for easy accessibility. If you have...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitch Options for a 2019 Ford F-250 with 6-1/2 Bed and OEM Prep Package
  • Although "best" can be a relative term, we have 2 sliding 5th wheel hitches that rise to the top. Both of these fit directly to the OEM pucks in your 2019 Ford F-250 so that when/if you remove them you will have a clean truck bed. The most popular 5th wheel hitch for your F-250 is the B&W Companion # BWRVK3370. This is considered by most to be the best 5th wheel hitch out there due to the solid construction, 1" thick dual locking jaws, fully-articulating head that can be easily removed,...
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  • Best Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500 Towing 41-Foot 2017 Montana Fifth Wheel Trailer
  • That's a very nice set-up you have there and the best fifth-wheel hitch to add is the B&W Companion # BWRVK3500-5W which you would mount in the bed of your 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500 with the Custom Underbed Installation Kit # BWGNRK1016-5W. This is the set-up you would want to use if your Silverado did not have the factory fifth wheel rails with the pucks in the bed of your truck. If you did have that the Companion # BWRVK3700 will fit directly in the pucks of your Silverado. The Companion...
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  • Recommended 2018 Ram 2500 Factory Rail System Puck Adapter for Standard 5th Wheel Hitch
  • For your 2018 Ram 2500 6.5 bed with factory puck system, I recommend the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs # DM6099 to give you the bed rails needed to use the Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System with Adapter - 20,000 lbs # AM3200 which weighs just 55 lbs and will give you a 9 inch offset to give you a little more turning clearance for your Coachman already designed to assist with that as well. This setup will work...
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  • Comparing the Curt A25 and B&W Companion for a 2018 Ram 3500
  • The Curt A25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16046 is a great 5th wheel hitch but I believe it pales in comparison to the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch part # BWRVK3600. There are a few reason I feel this way. The first is that the A25 actually only has a 24,000 lb weight capacity whereas the Companion has a 25,000 lb weight capacity. This may not be as big of a selling point to some but if you will be nearing the weight capacity of the hitch then it will be best to have the added...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch And Gooseneck Hitch For GM Factory Rail Kit In 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500
  • The Chevy factory rail kit does not have any Reese brand 5th wheel hitches that currently fit it. B&W and Curt have hitches that will fit. I recommend the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs # C16064 or the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs # BWRVK3700 for your application. For a gooseneck hitch, the only option we have is the Curt Ball and Safety Chain Loop Kit for Factory...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ford F-450 With Factory Prep Package
  • If you are looking for the best fifth wheel hitch for your 2019 Ford F-450, look no further than the B&W Companion, which will fit directly in your F-450's factory pucks and is available with either a 20,000 lb towing capacity at part # BWRVK3300 or a 25,000 lb towing capacity at part # BWRVK3305. The Companion is considered by many to be the highest-quality fifth wheel hitch available. With about 500 reviews to date from our customers who have purchased it, this hitch has received a...
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  • Sliding Hitch That Fits Puck System in 2017 Ford F-250 Short Bed
  • There are sliding hitches that fit into the puck system of your 2017 Ford F-250, they are simply labeled as having below bed rails. The top-of-the line fifth wheel hitch that I strongly recommend for you is the B&W Companion # BWRVK3370. It fits will drop into your puck system and has a rail-free design so you can take it out for full bed access at any point. The Companion has a towing capacity of 20,000 lbs and features dual jaws which are a full 1" thick for complete 360 degree contact...
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  • Best Auto Slide Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ford F-250
  • The best fifth wheel hitch for you to use on your 2019 Ford F-250 short bed with the fifth wheel prep package is the Demco Hijacker Autoslide because you will never again need to get out of your truck just to make a turn as well as its strong single-piece jaw which ensures a complete, secure connection to your trailer's king pin. The Hijacker will fit directly in the puck system of your F-250 and is available in two different towing capacities, 18,000 lbs at part # DM8550024 and 21,000...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Rails and Hitch for 2018 Ram 2500 Tall Bed Rails
  • For your 2018 Ram 2500, we haven't had anyone say they couldn't find a 5th wheel fit. You will want to go with a hitch that has the higher height adjustment and then you'll want to make sure your pin box of your trailer is adjustable as well. I recommend the B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # BWRVK3200 which will use standard rails and will adjust up to 19 inches tall. This is a very strong hitch that is made in the USA. For your rails, I recommend the Reese Quick-Install Custom...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitch for Towing with a 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 Long Bed and OEM Prep Package
  • I recommend going with the B&W Companion since you have a long bed on your 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 and you have the OEM prep package. This comes in both a 20K # BWRVK3700 and a 25K # BWRVK3705 version. We recommend having about a 2,000 lb cushion between the max weight rating of your 5th wheel hitch and the trailer you are towing. The Companion features 1" thick dual jaws for a secure connection, 3 different height settings, and a fully articulating hitch head which makes it easy to...
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  • B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitch Compatibility with 2015 Ram 2500 with RamBox and Prep Package
  • The B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package # BWRVK3600 is compatible with the Ram Factory Rail Kit and RamBox on your 2015 Ram 2500. I've attached a photo of that application to assist. You may also want to consider the 5th wheel wiring harness # 50-97-410 to an easy connection point and clean look.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 GMC 2500 with Factory Rail Kit
  • We have had confirmation that the 2018 GM factory fifth wheel rail kit is the same as the 2017 so if you had a short bed truck you'd want the slider Companion part # BWRVK3770 or if you had a long bed truck you'd want the part # BWRVK3700. The Companion hitches are considered by most RVers to be the nicest on the market so that's why we recommend them so highly.
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  • Recommended Autosliding 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 2500 with Factory Rail Kit
  • For your 2018 Ram 2500 with the factory rail kit, I highly recommend the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # DM8550034. This is a truly excellent hitch that will slide automatically as you drive to give you 14 inches of additional clearance for tight turns. The hitch also features a premium wraparound jaw that will provide a smooth ride and added security. This is a very safe, sturdy, and realiable hitch hitch that will work well with your 14,000 pound trailer. In order...
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  • Recommended Custom Wedge for Curt A20 5th Wheel Hitch and Lippert Turning Point Pin Box
  • The correct custom wedge for your Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16140 is the Sidewinder Wedge # C16992. While we have not had the chance to physically test the Sidewinder wedges with the Lippert Turning Point pin boxes, their designs are extremely similar so this should work without issue. We have also had customers come back to report that other model Sidewinder wedges fit perfectly with their Lippert Turning Point (see attached image). This custom wedge will give you a much...
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  • Is a Curt 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Compatible with Lippert Turning Point Pin Box and Universal Wedge
  • I would not recommend using Curt E16 hitch # C16515-16021 with a Lippert Turning Point pin box. The slide-bar jaw design of the hitch is not really ideal for the forces involved with this type of pin box. Instead I recommend the A16 # C16520-16021. It will provide a more safe and secure jaw and cushioned head so it is a fantastic upgrade. In either case the universal wedge included with the Turning Point pin box won't provide the best fit. I recommend using custom wedge # RP31016 with...
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  • Who Makes the Mopar 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch
  • Curt is the manufacturer of the Mopar branded 5th wheel trailer hitches. For example, the Mopar 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part 82214742 is the same as the Curt Q20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16530-16021 and the Mopar 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part 82214743 is the same as the Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16049.
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  • Comparing the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitches for Chevy BWRVK3775 and BWRVK3770
  • The correct B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for your 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is part # BWRVK3775 not part # BWRVK3770 which is for the 2016-2019 models.
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  • Difference Between Curt Q16 and E16 Fifth Wheel Hitch Sliders
  • The Q series of Curt fifth wheel hitches are considered to be the nicer Curt fifth wheel hitch when compared to the E16 hitch. Biggest difference being the jaw design. The E16 # 16516 uses a slide bar jaw design that allows quite a bit more movement than the Q16 (now called A16) # C16521 which uses a 360 degree contact jaw.
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  • Recommended Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 With Factory Prep Package
  • The fifth wheel hitch I strongly recommend for your 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 is the B&W Companion because of how secure its jaws are and the quiet ride it gives you compared to other fifth wheel hitches on the market. The Companion will fit directly into your '19 Sierra 3500's puck system and is available with either a 20,000 lb towing capacity at part # BWRVK3700 or a 25,000 lb towing capacity at part # BWRVK3705. This hitch is considered by many to be the best fifth wheel hitch available....
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommend for 2016 Ford F-150 5.5 ft Bed Towing Trailer w Reese Revolution Box
  • The Reese Revolution is exactly what you need with a fixed hitch to be towed by a truck with a 5-1/2 foot bed like your 2016 Ford F-150. A slider hitch wouldn't give you the needed clearance and a slider hitch can't be used with a Reese Revolution so that's just bad advice all around. So what you'll want is fixed hitch like the # RP30047 and a custom rail kit for your truck like the Reese part # RP50087-58 and you'll be in very good shape with the Reese Revolution. Only other thing you'd...
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  • Comparing Demco and Pullrite Automatic Slider Hitch for 2017 Ram 2500
  • The Demco Hijacker Hitch part # DM8550035 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for your 2017 Ram 2500 with hitch package and short bed as long as you use the adapter part # DM6099 and would be what I would recommend for you. It would not require any rail kit adapters either. It is very similar to the Pullrite Superglide in operation. I have read many online reviews on other sites and forums where people compare the two saying that the Demco costs less and tends to be more...
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  • Best Auto Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
  • The best auto sliding 5th wheel hitch for your 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch. This hitch is rated for use up to 21,000 lbs, has an auto sliding base which provides up to 14" of front to back travel, and uses a rail free design that allows for full access to truck bed when the hitch is removed. If you have the factory rail kit then you are going to want to use part # DM8550035 for the hitch and part # DM6194 for the adapter. If you...
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  • Converting Fixed Reese 16K 5th Wheel Hitch to Slider for Cab Clearance with 5-1/2 Foot Bed
  • It sounds like you have the Reese 16K 5th Wheel Hitch model # RP30047. If this is the case then you can simply replace the fixed legs with the Reese Square Tube Slider # RP30048 in order to convert it to a sliding model. Please keep in mind though that while a sliding hitch will certainly provide you with more cab clearance compared to a fixed unit, typically with a 5-1/2 foot bed a pivoting pin box on the trailer is needed to allow for 90 degree turns. The Reese slider will offer 10...
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  • B&W 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches for a 2019 Ford F-250 with Factory Prep Package
  • The B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # BWRVK3200 is designed to fit industry standard above the bed rails so it is not a fit for the Ford factory prep package that will be in your 2019 Ford F-250. Assuming that the Ford prep package does not change between 2018 and 2019 you will be able to instead use the B&W Companion # BWRVK3300 or # BWRVK3305 for a long bed or use Companion Slider # BWRVK3370 for a short bed. I have linked videos on all 3 of these hitches for you.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2019 GMC Sierra 2500 with Factory Rail Kit
  • For your 2019 GMC Sierra 2500 we have the B&W Companion hitches available as a direct fit which we recommend highly. The Companion hitches are considered by most RVers to be the nicest hitches available because of how well they are made, how tight they hold the king pin, and how long they last. So if you have a short bed truck you'll need a slider hitch to allow you the needed turning clearance. For that you'd want the B&W Companion Slider part # BWRVK3770 and you'd be set. If you have...
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  • Locking Plate for Demco HiJacker and TrailAir Rota-Flex Pin Box
  • In order to use a Demco HiJacker autosliding 5th wheel trailer hitch such as # DM8550024 with a Rota-Flex pin box you will just need to add the Demco Hijacker Autoslide Capture Plates # DM6171. This will allow you to use the pin box with the hitch and prevent the pin box from rotating in the hitch so that the hitch will autoslide.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch to Use with a 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500 with Short Bed and Prep Package
  • The 5th wheel hitch that I recommend using with your 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 short bed with the prep package is the Demco Hijacker Autosliding 5th wheel hitch. This comes in an 18K # DM8550034 or 21K # DM8550035 version and installs in your truck bed using the Rail Adapter # DM6194. Both options are the exact same so you will just want to choose one that is rated for at least 2,000 lbs more than what the GVWR of your trailer is for the sake of safety. I like to recommend the Hijacker...
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitch for Lifted 2016 Ram 2500 With Factory Prep Package
  • Those are good questions and we can definitely help you out. First, let's start with the height, and as you can see by the accompanying diagram, you will need at least 5 to 6 inches above your rails and to the underside of the loft. You also need to make sure you are towing as level as possible. Due to this, you will need a hitch that has a low height setting, and the fact that your 2016 Ram 2500 has the factory prep package (which will have pucks in the bed) is great because inches matter...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2018 Ford F-150 with 6-1/2 Bed and Aluminum Body
  • I have 2 different recommendations for your 2018 Ford F-150 with the 6-1/2' bed. They are both excellent options that provide different conveniences of their own. Please note that any hitch that installs in the bed of a pickup will be attached to the frame of the vehicle. This means that the pin weight will be placed on the steel frame of your F-150 and not the aluminum bed. Since the pin weight would relate to the payload you just need to be sure that you are not exceeding the weight ratings,...
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  • Demco Hijacker Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 With Fifth Wheel Prep Package
  • There is a Demco Hijacker fifth wheel hitch that will work with your 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 with the fifth wheel prep package, but part # DM8550022 will NOT fit. Instead you need the Demco Hijacker Autoslide # DM8550034 along with Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Chevy/GMC OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package # DM6194. The adapter mounts into the puck system on your '19 Sierra 3500 and the Hijacker will mount on top of the adapter. The Hijacker is one of the best fifth wheel hitches available...
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  • Best Auto-Slide 5th Wheel Hitch Needed for 2019 Ford F-250 With Short Bed
  • An autoslide 5th wheel hitch is going to make your life much, much simpler if you are towing a 5th wheel trailer with a short bed truck like your 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty. The best autoslide hitch is the Demco Hijacker because of its highly secure jaw system which ensures a complete, secure connection to your trailer's king pin as well as its cushioned head which will give you a smoother and quieter ride while towing. The Hijacker is available in two different towing capacities, 18,000...
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  • 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches for a 2018 Ford F-250 4x4 Both with and without Factory Prep Package
  • On your 2018 Ford F-250 4x4 look in the bed. If you see the 4 pucks in the bed like in the picture I have included then you do have the factory 5th wheel prep package. If you just see the indentations where the pucks would be then you do not have the prep package. If you do have those pucks then you can use a hitch that mounts directly in them. For a long bed truck you can use the following: # BWRVK3305 # C16036 # RP30871 # DM8550033 If you have the prep package and a short...
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  • How Pick Arm Location for B and W Companion Hitch for 2019 Ford F-250 with Factory Rail Kit
  • Since you have a 2019 Ford F-250 short bed with the factory rail kit the correct B and W Companion Slider hitch is the # BWRVK3370 and the # BWRVK3400-5W you referenced. I attached a picture that explains all of the arm location positions for you to check out. I'd go with the rear most position since you have a short bed truck. It gives you better clearance but the king pin will still be carried 1 inch in front of the truck's rear axle.
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  • Autosliding 5th Wheel Hitch and Suspension Enhancement for a 2017 Ram 3500 with Factory Prep Package
  • We have the perfect solution for you to tow your new 2017 Solitude 384GK with your 2017 Ram 3500 with a 6 foot bed. I looked up your 5th wheel trailer online and found that it has a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 16,000 lbs. The Mopar 25K would definitely be able to handle that weight, but you are exactly right. With a 6 foot bed you will need a sliding 5th wheel hitch to avoid damaging your 3500 when making those tight turns. The Demco 5th wheel hitches with the Autosliding...
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  • Recommendation for Custom Wedge to Fit Curt A16 Hitch and Lippert Turning Point Pin Box
  • Your best option for using the needed wedge for your Curt A16 5th Wheel Trailer HItch # C16520-16026 and the Lippert Turning Point Pin Box is with the Custom Wedge # RP31016. The Reese Sidewinder Pin Box, for which this wedge is designed, is extremely similar to the Lippert Turning Point model. So while these two items have not been officially tested together, I am confident this will work and will be your best solution. This custom wedge is confirmed to fit your Curt A16 5th Wheel Hitch....
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  • Auto-Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty Towing Keystone Raptor 355TS
  • If your 2017 Ford F-350 short bed has the factory 5th wheel rail kit you can use the 21K Demco Hijacker autoslide hitch # DM8550038 which will drop right into the factory pucks and provide 14-inches of slider travel automatically when you make a sharp turn. For a manual slider that will also fit the Ford factory rail kit the 20K B&W Companion Slider hitch # BWRVK3370 offers 12-inches of slider travel and among the best build quality of any 5th wheels. The Companion features a fully-articulating...
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 GMC Sierra 3500 with Factory Rail Kit with Capacity over 20k
  • The Companion hitch part # BWRVK3300 is a great hitch but if you need a higher capacity hitch you'd instead want the Curt A25 part # C16066 which fits the factory rail kit of your 2018 GMC Sierra 3500 and has a 25k capacity as well as Curt's latest version of their Q series hitch head/jaw.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch For 2017 GMC 3500 with Factory Prep Package Pucks
  • For your 2017 GMC 3500 with factory prep package, the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package # C16064 will work great for the size trailer you will be towing. This would be my recommendation for your trailer. You may also want to consider the Curt 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Custom Wiring Harness w/ 7-Pole Connector # C56000 to add a second working trailer connection to the bed of your truck for easy access and connection. If you choose to bump up in size for a...
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  • How to Install the Demco 18K Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch on a 2011 GMC Sierra 2500
  • In order to mount the Demco 18K Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM8550022 in the bed of your 2011 GMC Sierra 2500 you will need to use the Underbed Rail and Installation Kit for Demco Hijacker Hitches part # DM8551010. The Replacement Side Plates for Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches part # DM6004 that you referenced is designed to allow the above bed version of the Demco 18K Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM8550034 to be used with...
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  • Recommended Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 2500 With 6-1/2 Foot Bed
  • The fifth wheel hitch I strongly recommend for your 2018 Ram 2500 with the factory puck system is the B&W Companion # BWRVK3670. The Companion is considered by many to be the highest-quality fifth wheel hitch available. It features dual jaws which are a full 1" thick to provide complete contact with your king pin so you can have faith that your connection is completely secure. I've added a picture of the jaws so you can see for yourself how impressive they are. The Companion is also...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Ford F-250 with Factory Pucks & Lippert Turning Point Trailer Pin Box
  • For your 2018 Ford F-250, you are correct that with the Lippert Turning Point Pin box on your trailer you do not need a sliding 5th wheel hitch for your 6-3/4 foot bed. The best option to give you the most height adjustment is the B&W Companion OEM 5th-Wheel Hitch for Ford Super Duty Prep Package # BWRVK3300 for a 20K capacity or # BWRVK3305 for a 25K capacity. Both of these hitches offer height adjustment between 16-3/4 - 18-3/4 inches. There is only one hitch that is slightly taller...
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  • Pin Box Upgrade for Lippert 1621 Pin Box That Can be Used With B&W Companion
  • If your 2016 Ram 2500 has the B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider # BWRVK3400-5W and it mounts in the Turnoverball Installation Kit # BWGNRK1384-5W you cannot use a Sidewinder because the single attachment point for the Companion - in the gooseneck of the Turnoverball - creates too much movement and stress on a single point, potentially damaging the equipment or creating an unsafe towing situation. That said, if your 2016 Ram 2500 has the OEM prep package with the and you...
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  • What is the Difference Between an Under-Bed and Above-Bed 5th Wheel Base Rail Kit 2018 Ford F-350
  • In order to install the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider part # DM8550035 for above-bed base rail kits or part # DM8550037 for below-bed base rail kits on your 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty you will need a set of 5th wheel base rails. We currently have two different sets of base rail kits for your truck; under-bed and above-bed. The above-bed base rail kit like the Demco Hijacker Premier Series Above-Bed Base Rails and Custom Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Hitches...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for 2016 Nissan Titan XD to Tow 2018 Forest River Sabre 5th Wheel
  • The Forest River Sabre series of 5th wheel trailers ranges in unloaded weight from about 8600-lbs to about 12,500-lbs so I recommend at least an 18K-rated hitch so that once your trailer is fully loaded you will still have a good safety margin with your 2016 Nissan Titan XD. Since your 2016 Nissan Titan XD truck is a short bed, you will need a sliding type 5th wheel hitch to ensure enough turning clearance when you're making tight near-90-degree turns. If you have the factory integrated...
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  • Difference Between Curt A25 and Q25 5th Wheel Hitches for 2017 GMC Sierra 3500
  • The Curt A25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16180 and the Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16265 are both fantastic hitches and extremely similar to each other. Both will provide a 25,000 pound towing weight capacity, an interlocking 2-Jaw system for a secure connection, and a 4 inch height adjustment. The primary difference between the two models is that the A25 # C16180 is essentially an upgraded version of the Q25. The head on the A25 hitch is constructed of stronger material and addresses/resolves...
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  • Comparing The Curt Q24 And Reese Elite 5th Wheel Hitches For 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty
  • For your 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty, either of the options you mentioned of the Curt Q24 # C16545-16017 or the Reese Elite # RP30142 are outstanding. It really comes down to preferences and your specific requirements. The Curt hitch has a higher rated capacity, is a little heavier, has the 2 piece overlapping jaw, and has a height adjustment between 13 and 17 inches. The Curt hitch also has a lockable handle that is a nice feature, but the head can be removed as you stated. The...
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  • Recommended Lube Plate for Demco Hijacker UMS Double Pivot 5th Wheel Hitch
  • For the Demco Hijacker UMS Double Pivot 5th Wheel Hitch - Single Jaw - Ford Super Duty Prep Package - 21K # DM8550033, I recommend the Lippert Never Fail Whisper Disk Lube Plate for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 11-1/2" Diameter # LC286160. This disc is 3/16 inches thick and outlasts standard Teflon lube plates with extra-durable modified polyamide construction. If you just want a standard lube plate, I recommend the Curt Lube Plate for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 12" Diameter # C16722...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel To Gooseneck Hitch Adapter on Short Bed Truck
  • It is not recommended to use an offset ball and another adapter for your 5th wheel. I recommend the Convert-A-Ball Cushioned 5th-Wheel-to-Gooseneck Adapter w/ Offset - 12" to 16" Tall # CAB-C5GX1216. This will give you a 7-1/2 inch offset. A better option that will give you more turning clearance and a more stable connection is to use the B&W Companion Slider Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter # BWRVK3400. This sliding 5th wheel hitch fits in your B&W gooseneck and utilizes...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Height for 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500 With 21-3/8 Inch Sides on Bed
  • In order to determine the correct hitch and height settings, you will need to take a couple quick measurements. Start by parking both your 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500 and new fifth wheel on level ground. You will then measure from the plate of the pin box to the ground. After that measure from the bed floor of your Silverado to the ground. The difference between these two measurements is the height of the hitch you'll need, keeping in mind you are going to need to keep your trailer level...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500 to Prevent Binding
  • The B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package # BWRVK3700 is the better option for your concern on binding. The cam-action latching handle and fully articulating head work together to prevent binding and ease coupling and uncoupling of your king pin. The method in which the jaws work will be a better option than the Curt A25 # C16066 which has a similar coupling style to your Reese 16K. I also recommend using the 5th wheel wiring harness # 20110 to add a 7-way...
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  • Recommended Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch For Short Bed Truck With Rails Installed
  • The rails in your 2005 Ford F-250 with 6-3/4 foot bed are standard rails compatible with most hitches. Because you have a short bed, you will need a sliding hitch. There are a few options for you, but I'll give you a recommendation for an auto-slide and a manual sliding hitch. The reason you will need a sliding hitch is because the clearance between your truck and trailer is limited due to the short box, so you want to make sure you have the ability to turn in tight spaces without having...
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  • Is the PullRite SuperGlide or Demco Hijacker Autoslide Better for a MORryde RPB72-1621HD Pin Box
  • The 18K Demco Hijacker Autoslide # DM8550034 is definitely the way you want to go, and that is not just because we carry it. When comparing the Hijacker Autoslide to the PullRite SuperGlide you actually get much more at a lower price-point. The things that the 18K Demco Hijacker # DM8550034 and the 18K SuperGlide have in common are that they both offer 14" of travel, they are both automatic sliding 5th wheel hitches, have 2-point pivoting hitch heads, are compatible with industry standard...
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  • Is the Head of the 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # PS30093 Tilting Back Going to be a Problem for Hookup
  • If your Pro Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # PS30093 is resting as is demonstrated in the attached picture that is perfectly normal. It actually makes connecting your trailer a little easier. When backing up you will just need to aim the 5th wheel hitch head towards the middle of the pin box as that is where the king pin is. If you are still a little uneasy about hooking up your 5th wheel you can use a backup camera to assist you. I recommend going with a magnetic camera as they can...
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  • Cover for Curt Q25 Fifth Wheel Hitch
  • I suggest the 24 by 24 by 18 inch Classic Accessories Fifth Wheel Hitch Cover # CA80116. This will fit nicely on your Curt Q25 # C16069. I've attached a picture of the cover on a Q20 so you can get an idea as to how it looks.
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  • How To Use the Curt A16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch On a 2017 Ford F-350 with the B&W Turnoverball
  • There is indeed an odd issue with using the Curt X5 5th Wheel Base Rails Adapter part # 16310 on a 2017 Ford F-350 with the B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Hitch. That said, the Demco 5th Wheel Base Rails Adapter part # DM6140 will work with the B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Hitch on your 2017 Ford F-350 and it allows you to use the Curt A16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16120 so this is what I recommend to save some cash but the B&W Companion Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter part...
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  • Comparing Curt Q24, Curt Q25 and Curt A25 Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ford F-350 With Factory Pucks
  • Realistically the Curt Q25 # C16039 and Curt Q24 # C16545-16017 fifth wheel hitches are no different and will give the same performance. Both of these hitches will fit into the puck system of your 2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty and have a 24,000 lb capacity. The head unit of the Q25 is rated for 25,000 lbs but the legs are rated for 24,000 lbs and the capacity needs to go by the lowest-rated component. The Q Series are solid fifth wheel hitches and will do their jobs but the better option...
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  • How to Adjust 5th Wheel Towing Setup So That it is Level
  • There are a couple of different options for adjusting your Ford F-250 and your Jayco so that they ride level and you have the 5" - 6" of clearance that we recommend from your bed rails to your trailer. If you measure from the ground to the bed of your F-250 and then from the ground to the bottom of your pin box that will tell you what distance needs to be covered for your towing setup to be level. First of all most 5th wheel trailer hitches, like the Reese Select Plus # RP30081, have...
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  • Best Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation and Rail Kit for 2017 Ford F-350
  • The setup I would recommend is the Demco Hijacker Auto Slide part # DM8550022 with the rail kit part # DM8551009 for your 2017 Ford F-350 without the factory tow package. This is a slider hitch that will automatically slide back as you make tight turns which is a very nice feature as getting out and activating a slider mechanism can be a hassle. Especially in inclement weather. The rail kit mentioned is an underbed kit so your bed will be clean and free of large rails when you remove...
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  • Can the Anderson Ultimate # AM3200 be Used with a 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 with Factory Prep Package
  • The Andersen Ultimate Connection # AM3200 can be utilized with the factory prep package on your 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 with an adapter. If you have the short bed you will need the Demco Adapter # DM6194, but if you have the long bed you will want the Adapter # DM6206 instead. Please keep in mind that we do recommend going with a sliding 5th wheel hitch for beds shorter than 8 feet to avoid trailer-to-cab contact when taking tight turns. The Anderson does provide 9 inches of offset but...
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  • Are the Fifth Wheel Rail Kits for Chevy and GM Trucks Different Based on Bed Length
  • There are two reasons the B and W Companion hitch part # BWRVK3700 only shows up for the 8 foot bed models of the 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500HD with the factory rail kit. Biggest reason is because the rail kits between the short and long bed GM rail kits are different dimensions so the hitch won't physically fit. Also because for a short bed truck you'd want to use a slider hitch to have enough turning clearance like the # BWRVK3770 which does fit and would work well. If you have a...
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