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  • Will 16k Fifth Wheel Hitch be Able to Tow 14k Trailer
  • Fifth wheel hitches are rated pretty conservatively which means that when picking one out based on capacity you don't have to go overkill with the capacity. A 16k fifth wheel hitch would easily have more than enough capacity for a 14k trailer. So if you went with the Reese 16k hitch part # RP30047 and the custom fifth wheel rail kit # RP50082-58 for your 2004 Ford Super Duty with a long bed you'd have a really solid fifth wheel towing setup.
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  • Compatibility of Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Hitch and Adapter for 2017 Nissan Titan XD Pucks
  • For your 2017 Nissan Titan XD with OEM pucks, we have confirmed the fit of the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider - Single Jaw - Above Bed - 18,000 lbs # DM8550034 when using the adapter # DM6200 for compatibility with your OEM pucks. Your spec sheet didn't come through for the RV, but I can tell you that Demco is the only company that has the puck adapter confirmed to fit your truck from any of our manufacturers. It is very likely the salesmen simply isn't familiar...
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  • Is an Adapter Needed to Use a Trailair 5th Wheel Pin Box with the Demco Hijacker Autoslide
  • Yes, in order to use your Trailair 5th Wheel Pin Box with the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM8550035 you will need to use one of the following capture/locking plates. If you have a Rota-Flex or Flex Air then you will need to use the Demco Hijacker Autoslide Capture Plate part # DM6171 but if you have the Tri-Glide then you will need to use the Demco Hijacker Autoslide Capture Plate part # DM6095.
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  • Best Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch and Underbed Rail Kit for 2018 Ram 3500
  • The best fifth wheel hitch for your 2018 Ram 3500 short bed is the Demco Hijacker Autoslide because you will never again need to get out of your truck just to make a turn and it can be mounted to underbed rails on your '18 Ram so your bed will be completely open if you choose to take the Hijacker out. The Hijacker fifth wheel hitch is available in two different towing capacities: 18,000 lbs at part # DM8550022 and 21,000 lbs at part # DM8550037; they will mount to the Underbed Rail and...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 with OEM Tow Package
  • For your 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 with the OEM puck system I recommend going with the B&W Companion 5th wheel line of hitches because of their American-made heavy-duty construction, ease of use, and how satisfied other customers are with this hitch. The Companion comes in a 20K # BWRVK3770 sliding version if you have the 6-1/2' bed but if you have the 8' bed then there is both a 20K # BWRVK3700 and a 25K # BWRVK3705 option. Two of the most noticeable features of this 5th wheel hitch...
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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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  • Maintenance Greasing of B&W Companion Hitch Head
  • On the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 25,000 lbs # BWRVK3600, the moving components of the locking jaws need to be lubed but the pin does not need lube. These jaws are the only part of the hitch that requires grease for maintenance other than the puck locks where the mechanism needs to turn. I recommend the LubriMatic White Lithium Grease - 12 oz. Spray # L11363 as needed to keep the jaw and springs working correctly as well as those locking...
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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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  • Easiest to Use Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Ram 2500 Short Bed with Rail Kit
  • The best fifth wheel hitch recommendation I can make for you is the Demco Hijacker AutoSlide part # DM8550034 because this hitch automatically slides back as you make tight turns to give you the needed clearance without forcing you to get out of the truck ever. To fit the hitch to the factory rail kit of your 2018 Ram 2500 you'd need the Demco Ram rail adapter part # DM6099. With this installed the hitch will easily install. I attached an install video for both the truck and rail kit...
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  • Replacement Base for B&W Companion Hitch for Installation in GM Factory Prep Kit
  • You can use B&W Replacement Base # BWRVB3705 to convert your 20K or 25K Companion 5th wheel hitch from the Ford factory setup to the GM factory setup. The hitch head assembly will transfer right over to the new base and give you the same hitch as part # BWRVK3705 (25K) or # BWRVK3700 (20K) which are the GM versions. If you also need a 7-way wiring kit for the truck bed you can use kit # 20110.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for 2018 Nissan Titan XD with Factory Gooseneck
  • For your 2018 Nissan Titan XD that is equipped with the factory gooseneck I highly recommend the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16540-16026 for a few reasons. This particular hitch features an interlocking 2-jaw locking system that will provide a secure connection to the trailer while also reducing movement and rattle during travel. Its fully articulating torsion head allows for an extremely smooth ride and the 3-Point indicator system is a unique feature that eases hookup by using...
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  • Recommendations to Improve Towing Experience with 2003 Ram
  • It sounds like your truck is pretty well equipped to handle you and your wife's upcoming adventures. To enhance your towing experience and ensure your 2003 Ram has as much fun as you I recommend starting with an aftermarket transmission cooler. This is a great idea especially on an older truck like yours to not only prolong the life of the transmission but also improve its overall performance when it's pulling a heavy load. The Derale Series 8000 # D13503 is a great option that uses...
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  • Comparing B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitches RVK3000 and RVK3500
  • The B&W Companion RVK3000 was an early model that has a max weight rating of 18,000 lbs, adjustable height ranging from 14-3/4" - 16-3/4", and used U-Bolts for the installation. The B&W Companion # BWRVK3500 was upgraded so that the weight rating is now 20,000 lbs, has a higher adjustable height range of 16-1/4" - 18-1/4" (which is more common), and has a single point for mounting which makes it easier to use. It wasn't that the older systems were bad, B&W just saw where they could...
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  • How Tall is the B&W Companion Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter RVK3500
  • The B&W Companion Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter part # BWRVK3500 that you referenced has a vertical adjustment from 16-1/4" - 18-1/4". Please also keep in mind that the base will require a 36" long x 30-1/2" wide opening. If the opening on your flatbed is not this large then you would need to look at the B&W Companion Flatbed Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter part # BWRVK3050 which will only requires a 18" long x 18" wide opening. This unit however is only...
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  • Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for a Ram with Factory Puck System
  • Are you referring to the B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider part # BWRVK3270? If so then no because it is designed to attach to above bed base rails, you would want to use the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # BWRVK3670 which is designed for a Ram with the factory puck system. I have attached a review video for you to show this.
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  • What is the Demco Hijacker Premier Series Double Pivot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Part 8550020
  • The Demco Hijacker Premier Series Double Pivot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part 8550020 is the same as the Demco Hijacker Premier Series Double Pivot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM6076P-21K but it also comes with the Universal Above-Bed Base Rails for Demco Premier Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches part # DM6071. If you purchase the part 8550020 or the part # DM6076P-21K with the part # DM6071 then you will still need frame brackets. In order to recommend the correct set I would need to...
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  • Towing Capacity and Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Ram 3500 with Rail Kit
  • The towing capacity of the 2018 Ram 3500 with the Cummins diesel is most impressive as it's rated at towing up to 30,000 lbs. The highest rated fifth wheel hitch that I would recommend for you is the B and W Companion that fits the factory rail kit you have which is part # BWRVK3600. This hitch has a 25,000 lb towing capacity and is considered by most to be the nicest hitch on the market due to how well made it is and how quiet it is on the road. I attached an install video for the hitch...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Toyota Tundra Long Bed
  • For your 2018 Toyota Tundra long bed the fifth wheel hitch I recommend is the B and W Companion hitch part # BWRVK3500. This hitch is considered by nearly all RVers to be the gold standard of fifth wheel hitches because of how well it's made, how long it lasts, and how well it holds the king pin of the trailer it's attached to. To install this hitch requires the underbed rail kit from B and W part # BWGNRK1257-5W. What's also great about this rail kit is that it doubles as a gooseneck...
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  • Compatibility of Demco Hijacker Premier 5th Wheel Hitch with Reese Sidewinder Pin Box Replacement
  • The Demco Hijacker Premier Series Double Pivot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Single Jaw - Above Bed - 21K # DM6076P-21K will work well with the universal wedge # 201100 that comes with the Reese Sidewinder Pin Boxes. However, if you want a better fit I recommend the 5th Airborne Custom Wedge for Hi-Jacker Fifth Wheels # SWW-05 which is a custom fit.
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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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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitch for a New 2019 Ram 1500 with 5-1/2 Foot Bed
  • If you have the new body style 2019 Ram 1500 then I do have an option for you but you will not be able to use the sliding 5th wheel hitch you have now. Instead, you will need to use a fixed 5th wheel hitch and rotating pin box in order to provide adequate turning clearance with a 5-1/2' (5'7") bed. For your Ram 1500, I recommend using the B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # BWRVK3500-5W with the Custom Underbed Installation Kit part # BWGNRK1319-5W. This is an excellent combo...
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  • Comparing B&W Companion OEM and Reese Elite 5th Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ford F-350
  • You are definitely correct that both the B&W Companion # BWRVK3305 and the Reese Elite # RP30871 are fantastic 5th wheel hitches that will work well on your 2019 Ford F-350 but I do recommend going with the B&W Companion # BWRVK3305. The B&W Companion series is considered by many to be the best 5th wheel hitches on the market. It features a superior 1 inch thick dual jaw design that provides an excellent connection to the trailer along a quieter ride. Both the B&W and Reese hitch feature...
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  • Will Curt 5th Wheel Hitch C16520-16025 Work with Mor-Ryde Pin Box
  • Yes, you can still use your Curt 5th wheel hitch # C16520-16025 with your new trailer that has a Mor-Ryde pin box. This hitch will drop right into the new Silverado's factory puck setup and it is fully compatible with the pin box on your new trailer. You may be interested in some custom-fit extendable towing mirrors for the 2500. These products are shown on the linked page. All use the same factory mounting point as your OEM mirrors. If you have power and heat features on your stock...
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  • Will Existing Pro Series 16K 5th Wheel Hitch Fit 2008 GMC Sierra Dually
  • Yes, your existing Pro Series 16K 5th Wheel Hitch like what is included in part # PS31859 will work great in your new 2008 GMC Sierra dually model truck. In order to mount the hitch you will just need a new set of base rails and frame brackets. For the Sierra I recommend the Reese Quick Install Installation Kit # RP50064-58. These industry standard base rails will work perfectly for your Pro Series Hitch and the included custom brackets will use existing holes in your truck's frame...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 2500 Short Bed with Rambox and Factory Prep Package
  • For your 2018 Ram 2500 with both the factory prep and RamBox system, you have limited options. The 6-1/2 foot bed isn't the restriction in this case, but rather the RamBox system which greatly narrows the turning clearance. I recommend the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package # BWRVK3600 to fit your factory prep pucks. This is a well made and sturdy hitch that will work very well for you. I've attached a video to assist. Then you will need to use a Sidewinder...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Ram 3500 Long Bed with Factory Rail Kit
  • For your 2018 Ram 3500 long bed that has the factory rail kit the hitch I recommend for towing your 20k fifth wheel trailer is the B and W Companion for Ram rail kits part # BWRVK3600 because this 25k hitch is considered by most RVers as the best hitch on available due to how well it's made and how easy it is to use, and also because it fits directly to the rail kit of your truck. The hitch also easily comes apart in smaller pieces which helps make it easier to install/remove.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2019 GMC Sierra 2500 Short Bed with Factory Rail Kit
  • I have a great fifth wheel hitch solution for your 2019 GMC Sierra 2500 short bed with the factory rail kit that's easy to use. I recommend the Demco Hijacker Autoslide fifth wheel hitch part # DM8550034 with the GM rail kit adapter part # DM6194 to fit your factory rail kit and allow the hitch to fit. I recommend this hitch for you because this slider hitch automatically slides back as you make tight turns giving you the clearance you need. Manual sliders require you to get out and activate...
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  • Which B and W Companion Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram Truck has 25,000 lb Capacity
  • The only B and W Companion hitch option available for a 2018 Ram that has a 25k capacity would the part # BWRVK3600 which requires the factory rail kit be installed from Ram. The Companions that fit the B and W gooseneck hitches part # BWRVK3400 and # BWRVK3500 have a 20k capacity.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation to Fit Ram Truck with B and W Turnoverball Gooseneck Hitch
  • Without knowing what year your Ram is it's hard to say. But since you have a B and W Turnoverball gooseneck already you could just go with a Companion hitch designed to fit the hitch. For that you'd want the part # BWRVK3400 for if you have a short bed truck and need a slider hitch for clearance or part # BWRVK3500 for if you have a long bed truck and don't need the additional clearance. The Companion part # BWRVK3600 which fits the Ram rail kits only uses the 4 attachment point around...
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  • Can a 20K 5th Wheel Hitch be Used to Tow a 20K Toy Hauler
  • Great question! Although a 5th wheel hitch rated for 20K can tow up to 20K we highly recommend using a 5th wheel hitch that is rated about 1K - 2K over the GVWR of your 5th wheel trailer. This gives you a safety margin and will help keep your hitch from prematurely wearing down from normal use. The only time you would be able to safely use the 20K hitch is if you didn't load your trailer up to the 20K capacity. If your toy hauler is 20K then I recommend going with either the B&W Companion...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for Towing with a 2018 Ford F-150 5-1/2' Bed
  • Since you have the 5-1/2' bed on your 2018 Ford F-150 what you need to do is use a stationary 5th wheel hitch and replace the pin box on your trailer with a Sidewinder or 5th Airborne Premium with the Sidewinder. The 5th wheel hitch I recommend using is the Reese Select Plus 20K # RP30081 because it features a superior single-jaw for 360 degrees of king pin contact and the higher weight capacity so that you have a safety margin (be sure not to exceed the weight rating of your F-150)....
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  • Will B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitch Fit Under Tonneau Cover on 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500
  • While we have not tested the B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # BWRVK3400-5W and BAKFlip MX4 Hard Tonneau Cover # BAK48121 together on a short bed 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500, there are things we can look at to give you a good idea of compatibility. The first thing to note is that the Companion - which will be mounted on Custom Underbed Installation Kit # BWGNRK1016-5W - has three hitch height settings, with the lowest being 17 inches. We also know the BAKFlip MX4 will sit approximately...
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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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  • Best 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for 2018 Ram 2500 with Rambox
  • The Rambox feature on your 2018 Ram 2500 can make thing tricky when it comes to towing a fifth wheel trailer. It reduces the width of the bed and often gets in the way of a trailer's pin box when turning. Normally on a short bed truck like yours we recommend a sliding hitch for turning clearance but since you have Rambox the only definite solution is a fixed hitch with a rotating pin box. If your trailer already has a rotating pin box of some kind then you just need a hitch. If not...
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  • Comparing the Reese 16K 30051 and Pro Series 16K 30857 5th Wheel Hitches
  • The only difference between the Pro Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # PS30857 and the Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # RP30051 is the hitch head as the slider base is exactly the same. They are both free floating with dual locking jaws but the Pro Series hitch offers height adjustments from 14-1/4" - 17" and the Reese hitch offers height adjustments from 15" - 18". The Reese hitch also comes with a lifetime warranty whereas the Pro Series hitch comes with a ten year warranty.
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2017 Nissan Titan XD Short Bed with Puck System
  • I have the perfect option for you to tow a 2007 Keystone Cougar 311RLS with your 2017 Nissan Titan XD. For this, I recommend using the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider part # DM8550034 with the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Nissan Titan XD part # DM6200. The Hijacker with the use of the Rail Adapter will allow you to retain the factory puck system on your Titan. It offers up to 14" of travel which should give you plenty of clearance between the cab of your...
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  • Should King Pin of Fifth Wheel Hitch Sit In Front or Behind Rear Axle
  • Honestly that's not recommended at all and you have a dangerous setup. If anything you want the king pin ahead of the rear axle and not behind it as it can unweight the front axle of the truck which will negatively affect braking and steering. My guess is he put it behind the axle since you have a short bed truck and he thought maybe it would help with turning clearance. Do you know what rail kit was installed?
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  • When Is Slider Hitch Needed when Towing Fifth Wheel Trailer with Short Bed Truck
  • The only time you need a slider fifth wheel hitch is when you are needing to make a tight turn. It's in these situations that normally the nose of the trailer would hit the cab of the truck. A slider hitch then moves the trailer back so that the turn can be made without interference. It can vary depending on the width of the trailer and the length of the pin box how often you'd need the slider but best option would be to just pay extra attention to the closeness of the nose of the trailer...
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  • Weight of Curt A20 5th Wheel Hitch Head and R20 Sliding Base
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ R20 Slider # C16541 weighs 228 lbs when combined as a complete hitch. The head assembly # C16540 weighs 103 lbs and the R20 slider # C16550 weighs 126 lbs when shipped separately. That extra pound is in the packaging material.
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  • Dimensions of Base of Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Hitch and Cover for Hitch Head
  • The dimensions of the base of the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # DM8550034 are approximately 35 inches long x 31 inches wide. It has a height that can be set at 15-1/4 inches, 16-1/2 inches or 18 inches. The recommended cover for the head of the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # DM8550034 is the aptly named Cover for Demco Hijacker 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # DM14844; we do not currently carry a cover that fits over the entire hitch, including the...
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  • Will Reese Elite 18K for Puck System Fit Puck System on 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 Denali
  • We do have 5th wheel hitches that are compatible with the puck system on your 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 Denali but unfortunately at this time Reese only has legs for the Reese Elite 18K # RP30142 that are compatible with Ford puck systems. To replace the Elite I recommend the Reese M5 # RP30890 that fits with the puck system on your GMC Sierra. I recommend this because is similar to the Elite (which you like using). It has a single jaw but it is rated for a high capacity 20K, has an indicator...
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  • Weight of Curt A20 5th Wheel Hitch # C16140
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16140 referenced in your question weighs in at right around 137 pounds. Keep in mind though that one of the benefits of this particular hitch is its fast 1-pin head removal that makes it much easier to remove the hitch from your truck with just one person. This allows you to remove the hitch in a couple of pieces instead of the whole unit. The head by itself weighs about 100 pounds and the legs weigh 37 pounds total. I have attached a short...
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  • Is a Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch Needed for a 2012 Keystone Montana 3402RL on a 2019 F-350 Short Bed
  • I did some research on your 2012 Keystone Montana 3402RL and it looks like the trailer is equipped with a tapered nose which will allow for up to 79 degrees of turning clearance on a truck with a 6-1/2' long bed according to Keystone. The short bed on your 2019 Ford F-350 is actually a bit longer than the standard short bed (6-3/4' long) so you should be just fine with a fixed 5th wheel hitch but there is a formula I have attached for you that will allow you to determine whether or not...
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  • Sidewinder Pin Box for Towing 5th Wheel with Short Bed Pickup
  • 5th wheel hitch adapters like the Anderson Ultimate # AM3200 are certainly a lot lighter than standard 5th wheel hitches but do not give you the same turning clearance as a slider hitch like the 15K Pro Series # PS30094, the lightest one we offer at 120-lbs. If you can swap out the pin box on your trailer to a Sidewinder/Revolution pivoting type, which extends the actual pivot point between the truck and trailer, you can use the super light Demco Recon # DM8550043 which easily breaks...
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  • Could B&W Companion Slider # BWRVK3400 Fit with Toolbox Installed in Truck Bed
  • From the center of the post that installs in your B&W Gooseneck Hitch to the forwardmost (towards your cab) part of the B&W Companion # BWRVK3400-5W that you referenced is 15". You'd have to measure forward 15 inches towards the front of the cab from the center of the gooseneck post where this installs to know if you'd have clearance.
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  • Best 5th Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ford F-250 Long Bed with Factory Rail Kit to Tow Grand Design Trailer
  • For your 2019 Ford F-250 long bed I highly recommend the B&W OEM Companion # BWRVK3300. The Companion series hitches are considered by many to be the best on the market and this particular model is designed to drop right into the factory pucks on your F-250. The hitch features a 1 inch thick dual jaw design that will not only provide a secure connection to the trailer but will also greatly reduce rattle and noise during travel. This along with the fully articulating head and polyurethane...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2018 Ford F-350 Dually
  • For a 5th wheel hitch that is a confirmed fit for the factory puck system in your 2018 Ford F-350 Dually, I have two options for you which will be dependant on bed length. If you have the 6-3/4' bed then I recommend using the Demco Hijacker Autoslide 5th Wheel Hitch part # DM8550024. The best feature about the Autoslide is just that, it will automatically slide back away from the cab while making a sharp turn. This is going to ensure that you do not have contact between the cab of the...
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  • Can Pro Series 15k Slider Hitch Be Used in 2018 Ram 1500 6-1/2 foot Bed
  • The hitch of the Pro Series Hitch and Rail Kit part # PS30129 can be used with your 2018 Ram 1500 as part # PS30094, but the rail kit would not work so what you'd need with the # PS30094 is a custom install rail kit part # RP50142-58 and you'd be set. Since your truck bed is 6 foot 4 inches (we round it to 6-1/2 feet) the slider hitch that comes with this would work well. It's the beds shorter than 6 feet that need more clearance that this slider hitch could provide. Custom install...
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  • Auto-Slide 5th Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ford F-250 Short Bed with Factory Prep
  • For a well-made automatic-slide 5th wheel hitch rated high enough to give you a good safety margin look no further than the Demco 21K Hijacker # DM8550038. I like this hitch because of both its unique design and its build quality. The B&W Companion # BWRVK3370 you referenced is a great product too, but when you consider that just a few more bucks gets you the autoslide...it's an easy call. The Hijacker offers automatic slide release, like the other guys' hitch, and a full 14-inches of...
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  • Recommended Equipment to Tow 5th Wheel Trailer With 2018 Ram 2500 With 8 Foot Bed
  • The best towing setup for your 2018 Ram 2500 with an 8 bed is going to consist of all the parts you mentioned - a fifth wheel hitch, base rails, suspension enhancement and a transmission cooler. The right fifth wheel hitch is going to be crucial and I highly recommend the Curt A20 # C16140 because it has a jaw system that is extremely secure and is simpler to use than many fifth-wheel hitches because of its color-coded indicator system. This color-coded system, which you can check out...
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  • Best Way to Tow Fifth Wheel Trailer With Gooseneck Hitch
  • Some of the fifth wheel trailer to gooseneck adapters will void the warranty but there is one option for you, a Reese Goose Box. These adapters will not void the warranty on your trailer frame so long as that frame is made by Lippert Components (who makes the majority of trailer frames). If you are unsure you will need to contact the trailer manufacturer with your VIN and they will be able to tell you who the frame manufacturer was. In terms of knowing if the frame is affected, there is...
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  • Best Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2018 Dodge RAM 2500 with Factory Rail Kit and Reese Revolution Pin
  • Best option will be the B and W Companion fifth wheel hitch part # BWRVK3600 which is designed to fit the factory rail kits of your 2018 Ram 2500. This will give you the best fifth wheel hitch around due to the reliability, ease of use, and tight king pin contact of this USA made hitch and is compatible with a Reese Revolution like you have. For a wedge you'd want the custom fit # SWW-06 and you'd have the best fifth wheel towing setup you can get for your 2018 Ram 2500 and Rockwood. Most...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 3500 6-1/2' Bed Puck System Towing a 2018 Montana 3120RL
  • If you are looking for a lighter 5th wheel hitch that also has great performance that fits the puck system on your 2018 Ram 3500 with the 6-1/2' bed then I recommend going with the Curt A20 # C16541 with the Adapter Rails # C16022. All together this kit weighs about 300 lbs but the adapter is about 80 and then you can also remove the (about) 100 lb head unit as well to make it easier to install/remove. I like the A20 over the Q20 # C16536 because it features an interlocking 2-jaw system...
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  • Correct Size Lube Plate for B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch
  • Due to the size of the head on the B&W Companion Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter part # BWRVK3500 I recommend using the Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate part # 16721.
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  • How to Determine if B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitch Will Allow 90 Degree Turn in 2019 Ford F-350
  • In order to determine if the B&W Companion OEM 5th-Wheel Hitch for Ford Super Duty Prep Package # BWRVK3300 will allow your 2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty to make a 90 degree turn you are going to need to take some measurements and use the following formula: A - B = Clearance A = Distance from center of 5th-wheel hitch jaw to truck cab in inches B = Width of trailer in inches divided by 2 As you can see in the accompanying cut out from the instruction manual of the B&W Companion # BWRVK3300,...
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  • Can Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch be Used in 2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty Long Bed With Factory Puck System
  • The Curt 5th Wheel Round Tube Slider # C16020 that makes up the base of the Curt A16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider for Ford Towing Prep Package # C16520-16020 will fit in the factory puck system of your 2019 Ford F-350 but I highly recommend getting a fixed hitch. The reason is that the moving parts in a sliding hitch are going to be noisier than a fixed hitch, as well as a lot heavier than a fixed hitch so it will be more difficult to install and remove from your F-350's truck bed. So...
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  • How to Use a B&W Patriot on a 2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD with Factory Prep Package
  • If you have the B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider part # BWRVK3270 then you can use the Demco 5th Wheel Rail Adapter part # DM6194 for 6-1/2' bed or part # DM6206 for 8' bed to install it on your 2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD. The other option you have is to sell the B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch and purchase the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch part # BWRVK3770 for 6-1/2' bed or part # BWRVK3700 for 8' bed. If you are looking for a cost effective solution then the Demco...
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  • Underbed Fifth Wheel/Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Ford F-250 Short Bed
  • We can help you with selecting an underbed fifth wheel/gooseneck kit for your 2018 Ford F-250 short bed but the only place to get the factory in-bed rail kit is through Ford. Reese use to sell it aftermarket but now it's only available through Ford. Since that route is very expensive a different option you may prefer that I recommend is the B and W Turnoverball Base Rail/Gooseneck Hitch part # BWGNRK1117-5W and the slider Companion hitch part # BWRVK3400-5W. This gives you basically...
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  • Towing Capacity of 2016 GMC Savana 2500 with 4.8 Liter
  • I'd recommend verifying in the owners manual of your 2016 GMC Savana 2500 with a 4.8 liter engine but from what I could find it looks like you have a towing capacity of 8,100 lbs. Since towing with a van can be difficult to see behind you the towing mirrors I recommend a set of towing mirrors like the K-Source part # KS3891-2 which would work great on your van. I attached a review video for these mirrors for you to check out as well.
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  • Demco Hijacker Autoslide to Fit 2019 Ford F-350 with Factory 5th Wheel Prep Package
  • The Demco Hijacker Autoslide fifth wheel hitch you asked about, part # DM8550022, actually fits into an aftermarket underbed kit, part # DM8551009. It doesn't fit the OEM puck system you have in your new 2019 Ford F-350. Instead you want part # DM8550024 that does fit right onto the pucks. It's basically the same hitch except for how it mounts into the truck. I've linked a video of it going into a 2014 F-350. It's the same puck system as what you have.
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  • Which B and W Companion Hitch Fits 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500HD with Hitch Prep Rail Kit
  • For your 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500HD with the factory rail kit the correct fifth wheel hitch from B and W depends on the length of your truck's bed. If you have a short bed you'd want the Companion part # BWRVK3770. This is a slider hitch which will give you the needed clearance to make tight turns. If you have a long bed instead you'd want the fixed hitch version of this hitch part # BWRVK3700. You should note that since the puck dimensions are different between the long and short...
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  • Troubleshooting Sway When Towing Fifth Wheel Trailer
  • First suggestion would be to stop towing the trailer till you figure out how to fix the sway issue as sway can sometimes flip vehicles/trailers. Sway with fifth wheel trailers is typically not very common when compared to bumper pull towing so when it is happening it's almost always due to suspension problems on the trailer. That would be the first thing I would check. Also make sure you aren't exceeding the towing capacity of your truck. If you are overloading the truck beyond what it...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch Setup for a 2018 Ford F-150 with the 5-1/2 Foot Bed
  • My favorite 5th wheel hitch and install kit for a 2018 Ford F-150 with the 5-1/2' bed is the Curt A16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # C16120 and the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit part # C16442-104. The Curt A16 has wraparound locking jaws which are going to create a more secure grip on the kingpin and reduces chucking and jarring. It also has built-in zerk fittings which makes maintenance very easy and a 16,000 lb towing capacity which will be more than enough for your needs. The...
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  • Best Cushioned Pin Box and Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2016 GMC Sierra 3500 With Short Bed
  • Let's start with a fifth wheel hitch for your 2016 GMC Sierra 3500, and because your truck has a short bed and the trailer you will be towing has a GVWR of 20,000 lbs you will need a sliding hitch with that much capacity. I highly recommend the Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16541 because it will offer you the best combination of a sliding hitch that minimizes road shock while being easy to use. The Curt A20 # C16541 has an articulating torsion head which is what will help to decrease...
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  • What Is Included in the Curt E-16 Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch Kit for Chevy/GMC Prep Package?
  • The Curt E16 5th Wheel Hitch w R16 Roller for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package # C16667 comes with the hitch head, sliding base, and adapter to your Chevy Factory prep package pucks. I've attached a video that shows the parts and their functions. If you were to part this kit out it would include the Curt E16 5th Wheel Hitch Head Unit # C16515, the Curt R16 Fifth-Wheel Roller - 16,000 lbs # C16560, and the Curt OEM Fifth Wheel Roller Adapter for Chevrolet and General Motors Trucks with...
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  • How Much Does the Demco Hijacker UMS 21K Weigh
  • The Demco Hijacker UMS Double Pivot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # DM8550032 that you referenced has a shipping weight of 178 lbs so the actual weight will be right around 170-175 lbs. If you are concerned with unloading then it can be broken down into three pieces, the head assembly which is around 40 lbs, the saddle bracket which is around 50 lbs, and the base which is around 80 lbs. If you can provide me with the year, make, and model of the tow vehicle I would be happy to make sure...
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  • Will the B&W Companion Work with an Aluminum Frame 5th Wheel Trailer
  • I am not aware of any issues using the B&W Companion Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter part # BWRVK3500 on a 5th wheel trailer with an aluminum superstructure. However, the ultimate say so would be up to the trailer manufacturer. With that being said there would be no additional stress on the trailer using the B&W Companion Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter so I don't see why it would not work for you. It would be the same as using a 5th wheel hitch that mounts using...
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  • What is Fifth Wheel Towing Capacity of 2016 Toyota Tundra Crewmax
  • Since your 2016 Toyota Tundra has a capacity of 10,100 lbs towing and your trailer would weigh up to 8,800 lbs when fully loaded you'd be totally safe. As long as you are under the weight capacities you're fine. Since we know your Tundra is a Crewmax we know that means your bed length is 5-1/2 feet which makes towing a fifth wheel trailer a bit more interesting but definitely possible. You'll need the Demco Hijacker Autoslide part # DM8550040 as it's the only slider hitch that will slide...
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  • Slider Fifth Wheel Hitch and Rail Kit Recommendation for 2009 Ram 2500
  • Sounds like you have the remains of a universal fifth wheel kit like the # RP30035 installed in your 2009 Dodge Ram 2500 since you mentioned having L-brackets already installed. The frustrating part though is that without knowing what brand brackets you have I can't really recommend a rail kit since you can't mix bracket and rail manufacturers. The safest recommendation I can make for your truck is a custom install rail kit like the # DM8552016-71 which is a confirmed fit for your truck...
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  • Is Demco 21K Recon Compatible with Lippert Turning Point for a 2015 Ford F-150 with 5-1/2' Bed
  • If you have the 13K Demco Autoslider # DM8550040 that installs on industry standard base rails, like part # RP50087-58, then yes, the Demco Recon # DM8550043 will fit in the 5-1/2' bed of your 2015 Ford F-150. As far as compatibility with the Lippert Turning Point pin box goes, since the opening for the Recon hitch head is a little larger than normal 5th wheel hitches I doubt that the universal wedge that comes with the Turning Point will fit correctly. We have had customers say that...
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  • Can a 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 Safely Tow a Keystone Montana 3121RL 5th Wheel Trailer
  • I took a look at the online version of the owner's manual for your 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 and it looks like the max tongue weight for a 5th wheel trailer is 3,000 lbs and the max Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is 21,000 lbs. With this being the case you can safely tow your Keystone Montana 3221RL but I recommend checking your copy of the owner's manual to verify these weight ratings. Using your pickup to tow will obviously add some strain that will cause premature wear but since you...
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  • Will B&W Companion Work With Ford Factory Prep Package on 2012 Ford F-250 or F-350 Super Duty
  • There is a B&W Companion fifth wheel hitch that will work if you have the factory fifth wheel/gooseneck prep package in your 2012 Ford F-250 or F-350 Super Duty, but it mounts in the puck system of your truck instead of using the gooseneck. If you have that puck system you will need the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch for Ford Super Duty Prep Package # BWRVK3305, which is the fixed version, or # BWRVK3370 for the sliding version if you have a short bed (6-1/2 foot bed). If you take...
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  • 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 With Factory Puck System
  • What Reese hitch - the model number - do you have? It may be possible to switch out the legs or use an adapter. But to know for sure I would have to know the model number of your current Reese hitch. If you can let me know I'd be happy to help.
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  • Why Does My Fifth Wheel Hitch Make Loud Banging Noises
  • What you described is what's referred to as "chucking." It's the loud banging and slamming of either the king pin in the head of the hitch or other parts in the hitch with loose clearances. The best solution is going to be a hitch that has tighter clearances. If you have the Pro Series Hitch part # PS30129 that you referenced the slide bar jaw design is why you are experiencing chucking. This hitch will get the job down at a great price but it won't be a smooth experience. Basically just...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 3500 Crew Cab
  • My recommendation of a 5th wheel hitch will be dependent on box length. The Crew Cabs are available in short bed or long bed options and with or without the factory prep package. For a 6-1/2 foot bed I recommend the B&W Patriot # BWRVK3270 because it will slide very well and has some integrated shock absorption. Then you will use the B&W Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches # BWRVK2601. If you have the 6-1/2 foot bed with the prep package pucks,...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch and Installation Kit for 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty
  • The best sliding 5th wheel hitch for your 2019 Ford F-250 is the Demco Hijacker Autoslide # DM8550035 because it will automatically slide to give you turning clearance required so you don't need to get in and out of your truck to adjust between two locked positions to maneuver around gas pumps and make tighter turns at your campsite. This is especially nice on those rainy days to keep from jumping in and out of your cab a few times to make the adjustments. If you prefer a manual slider,...
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  • Weight of B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # BWRVK3370
  • The B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w Slider # BWRVK3370 referenced in your question has a total weight of around 266 pounds. Keep in mind though that it can be removed and installed in a couple of pieces. The base by itself weighs about 192 pounds and the head weighs 74 pounds. Even with the head and base removed separately you will likely still need an extra set of hands. Something you might consider is the MaxxTow Hydraulic Pickup Truck Cane # MT70238 along with the...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch and Sidewinder for 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 with 5-1/2-Foot Bed
  • 5th wheel towing with a 5-1/2-foot short-bed pickup such as your 2011 Ram 1500 will use a fixed 5th wheel hitch along with a specialized pivoting trailer pin box called a Sidewinder. This combination is the only way to give you the turning clearance you need for making tight maneuvers in a campground without risk of the trailer's overhang contacting the truck's cab. I recommend selecting a hitch that has a few thousand pounds more capacity than your trailer actually weighs. This extra...
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  • Can 20,000 lb Fifth Wheel Trailer be Towed by Truck
  • Toy haulers that weigh 20,000 lbs are going to be pretty hard to tow with an older truck. It's only in the past few years have some of the 3500 series trucks with diesel engines have enough capacity to tow a 20,000 lb trailer. Basically you are going to need a diesel engine truck with a long bed and a dually rear wheel setup. I attached an article on how to pick out a truck for a fifth wheel trailer for you to check out as well.
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  • Automatic Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Ram 2500 with Hitch Prep Package
  • We have just what you are looking for. We have the Demco Hijacker Autoslide fifth wheel hitches that automatically slide back as you make tight turns which saves you the hassle of having to get out and operate a slider mechanism all the time. For that we have the 18k version part # DM8550034 and the 21k version part # DM8550035. To attach either hitch to the factory rail kit of your 2018 Ram would require only the rail kit adapter part # DM6099.
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  • 2018 Chevy Duramax 2500HD Towing Capacity
  • I checked with Chevy and it looks like your 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD with a Duramax diesel has a towing capacity of 18,100 lbs when towing a fifth wheel. When towing a bumper pull trailer the capacity is 14,500 lb. If you check out the attached link you'll see all of the hitch setups for your truck as well.
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  • Does Reese Elite Series Slider Fifth Wheel Hitch Have Offset Options for Installing Head
  • The Reese Elite Fifth Wheel Hitch part # RP30144 does give you two options for the offset of the head. It's only a 1-1/2 inch difference so you won't notice it much in either configuration, but if you have a wide nose trailer and need all the clearance you can get around turns I'd use the rearward offset position.
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  • Difference Between Curt A20 and Curt Q20 for 2019 Ford F-350 Short Bed
  • The biggest difference between the Curt A20, part # C16541, and Q20, part # C16536, is the way the head pivots. The Q20 pivots 360 degrees using a spherical axial bearing. This creates smoother rotation of the head and therefore the ride between truck and trailer. The other difference is the warranty. The A20 has a limited lifetime warrant on the hitch with a 10-year warranty on the roller. The Q20's warranty is a 10 -year limited warranty.. With either hitch use part # C16428-204...
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  • Towing Capacity of a 2018 Ford F-250 Short Bed
  • There are several different 5th wheel towing capacities for a 2018 Ford F-250 that will vary by engine size, axle ratio, GCWR, cab type, box length, and drive type. In order for me to give you the exact 5th wheel towing capacity I would need to know the drive type (4x2 or 4x4), the cab type (SuperCab Crew Cab), and the GCWR. 6.7L V8, 3.55 Axle Ratio, SuperCab, 6-3/4' Box: 4x2 & 23,500 lb GCWR = 16,200 lb Towing Capacity 4x2 & 24,700 lb GCWR = 17,300 lb Towing Capacity 4x4 & 22,500...
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  • What is the Maximum Approach Angle of the Reese Sidewinder
  • They do not list a maximum approach angle for the Reese Sidewinder because the truck and trailer must be in a straight line due to the wedge, like you mentioned. The approach angle of the 5th wheel hitch will be superseded by the Reese Sidewinder. I called my contact at Reese to confirm this. It sounds like you have the 6-1/2' bed on your 2015 Ram 2500 and are looking to gain some more leeway in your approach angle without using a manual sliding 5th wheel hitch. If that is the case...
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  • Could Curt E16 Fifth Wheel Hitch be Used in Bed of 2013 Ram 2500
  • You could use the Curt E16 fifth wheel hitch part # C16115 in the bed of your 2013 Ram 2500. You'd just need to have a rail kit installed as well with it. For that we have the Curt fifth wheel rail install kit part # C16426-204 which is a confirmed fit and would work well. This is a custom install kit which means that it will install easier and require much less drilling than a universal kit.
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Ford F-150 Supercab
  • We definitely can help you pick out a fifth wheel hitch setup for your 2018 Ford F-150 Supercab with an EcoBoost engine. Looks like the Supercab versions of the truck could have came with a 6-1/2 foot long bed or an 8 foot bed. Since the same rail kits fit both truck bed lengths lets start with that. You'd want a custom install rail kit as it will install much quicker than a universal kit and will require less drilling. For that you'd want the part # RP50087-58. For a hitch then you'd want...
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  • Should Handle of Reese Elite Hitch Lock Open When Pulled Out
  • The release handle of the Reese Elite Series # RP30871 should get pulled out and then pulled towards the front of the hitch slightly and it will unlock and hold itself unlocked. Maybe try pulling the handle out as far as you can and the pull it forward and see if it locks open. For more info on that check out the 4:40 mark of the review video I attached for this hitch as well.
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  • 5th Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ford F-350 Dually
  • The Pro Series16K 5th wheel hitch # PS30855 that you referenced has the 16K towing and 4K pin weight ratings and the 13-inch height you're looking for but as an entry-level product it will not perform quite the same way as the premium hitches from makers like Demco and B&W whose Companion # BWRVK3300 offers superb build quality. Not all 5th wheel hitches will adjust down as low as the 13-inch height you want. A slider type hitch for short beds such as the 20K Pro Series # PS30121 has...
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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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  • How to Determine if Slider Version of B&W Companion is Needed for 2017 Ford F-250 Short Bed
  • The short bed version of the 2017 Ford F-250 is a bit longer than most short beds at 6-3/4 feet. Most are 6 to 6-1/2 feet so I could see not needing a slider hitch if the trailer has a tapered nose or at least one that's narrower than most. For the non-slider Companion hitwe have have the part # BWRVK3300 which fits the OEM rail kit of your truck and would work well assuming you don't need the clearance. If you do need the clearance instead you'd want the # BWRVK3370. There is a formula...
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  • How to Install a Pro Series 15K 5th Wheel Hitch on a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500
  • Do you already have the frame brackets? If so then all you need is the Reese Universal Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches part # RP58058 (inboard only). If not then in order to install the Pro Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Slider part # PS30094 on your 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 you have two options, a custom install kit like the Reese Quick-Install Custom Installation Kit part # RP50140-58 for mega cab models or part # RP50040-58 for non-mega cab models and a semi-custom install kit...
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  • Compatibility of Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Prep Package
  • The Curt A20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 20,000 lbs # C16034 is absolutely a fit for your truck. I called and confirmed with Curt it is compatible all the way up to present without issues. If you already have the Curt A20 # C16140 then you can use legs # C16017 or you can use an adapter like # RP30156 or # DM6175 if you prefer. I've attached some videos to further assist.
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  • How to Determine Best Tow Vehicle for Towing a 2015 Keystone Chrome Fusion 345
  • You definitely want something bigger than a 1/2 ton pickup to tow a 2015 Keystone Chrome Fusion 345 that weighs 14,000 lbs. Choosing a pickup with an 8' bed will also help because you don't have to worry about the trailer making contact with the cab on sharp turns. It doesn't have to be a dually but you do need to check to make sure that it has enough towing capacity. I tend to gravitate towards Ford pickups but that is just because both my Grandpa and my Dad are Ford pickup guys. As...
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  • Should 5th Wheel Hitch Sit a Couple of Inches in Front of Rear Axle
  • I'm not quite sure what you mean by "Prime Mover" but I can say that if your 5th wheel hitch, like part # PS30128, sits a little in front of or directly above the rear axle on your pickup then that means it is in the correct place. If you don't already have a 5th wheel hitch then just let me know the year/make/model of your pickup as well as the bed length and I can make a recommendation from the linked list.
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  • Recommended Best Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 3500 Short Bed with Factory Prep Pucks
  • For your 2018 Ram 3500 short bed with OEM prep system, the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider for Ram # BWRVK3670 is the most popular option. This hitch is made extremely well in the USA and is designed to fit your factory pucks. This hitch has some built in vibration isolators and has 12 inches of travel for turning clearance. If you prefer the automatic sliding function so that you don't need to get in and out of your truck to change between the manual slider locking...
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  • Best Fifth Wheel Hitches for 2019 Ford F-250 (and F-350) with Hitch Prep Package
  • For your 2019 Ford F-250 (or 350) with the hitch prep package in the bed the best hitch will be a B and W Companion. If you have a short bed truck you'll want the Slider Companion part # BWRVK3370 so that you can have the needed clearance to make tight turns. If you have a long bed you wouldn't need the slider so you'd want to go with a fixed hitch. For that you'd want the part # BWRVK3300 and you'd be set. The B and W Companion hitches are considered the best by nearly all RVers out...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch for 2018 Ram 2500 Short Bed Towing Grand Design with Revolution Pin Box
  • For your 2018 Ram 2500 with the factory puck system I highly recommend the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch # BWRVK3600. The Companion series hitches are considered by many to be the best on the market and this particular model is designed to drop right into the factory pucks on your Ram 2500. It features 1 inch thick dual jaws that will provide both an incredibly secure connection to the trailer and a really smooth ride when towing. Its fully articulating head will also allow for...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for 2019 Ram 2500 with Hitch Prep Package
  • For your 2019 Ram 2500 long bed with the factory rail kit I recommend the B&W Companion hitch part # BWRVK3600. The Companion hitches are considered by most of the RV community as the nicest fifth wheel hitch you can get. The reason people like this hitch so much is because it is extremely well-made, is easy to use, will last a long time, and provides a very solid connection point to the king pin.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for a 2018 Ford F-150 with 6-1/2' Bed
  • I recommend using the B&W Companion # BWRVK3400-5W since you have a 6-1/2' bed on your 2018 Ford F-150. A sliding hitch will allow you to gain enough clearance so that you don't hit your cab with your trailer on tight turns so what you have heard is correct. The reason that I like the Companion is because it installs in the Underbed Installation Kit # BWGNRK1115-5W which doubles as a gooseneck hitch if you ever need one. When you are not towing your trailer you can remove the Companion...
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