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  • Comparing the B&W Patriot and Demco Hijacker AutoSlide Sliding 5th Wheel Hitches
  • We do not offer the Pullrite brand but in my research it does appear to compare to our Demco Hijacker AutoSlide like # DM8550024. Both the B&W and Demco 5th wheel hitches are great for the short bed user. What will make the difference is the clearance needed by the user to have adequate turning clearance. For me personally also effort. I have personally had to slide the B&W 5th wheel hitch # BWRVK3270 and it was by far one of the easiest, by a landslide, since the unit was built...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How to Fit B&W Companion Fifth Wheel Adapter on 2017 Ford F-350 with Towing Prep Package
  • The B&W Companion Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter # BWRVK3500 will not fit into the Ford prep package on your 2017 Ford F-350. It is designed exclusively to work with B&W's Turnoverball gooseneck hitches. The B&W Companion hitch that will fit into your new truck's factory package is # BWRVK3300. If you already have the Companion all you need is the base, # BWRVB3300. This will allow you to transfer the head from the hitch you already have to the new base that will fit...
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  • Locking Pin for a 3 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver on 2017 Ford F-350
  • The Trailer Receiver Lock # BWTS51235 has a usable span of exactly 3-5/8 inches so you'll be cutting it really close. A better option is the Bulldog # BD580412. The usable span is right at 4 inches.
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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 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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  • 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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  • Difference Between B&W Companion Slider Hitch BWRVK3400 and BWRVK3400-5W
  • There is no difference at all between the B and W Companion hitch part # BWRVK3400 and the # BWRVK3400-5W. We use the -5W at the end of the part number to allow the hitch to show up in two different fitguides. One for the gooseneck fitguide and then one for the fifth wheel fitguide. The Companion setups are considered by many to be the nicest fifth wheel hitch around. The Companion slider is going to be a much better option than using an adapter to use the stationary Pro Series hitch.
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  • Offset Recommendation for 2017 Ram 2500 Short Bed with Factory Gooseneck Trailer Hitch
  • We do have a possible solution for you but there isn't a hitch ball like the Reese # RP30140 that offers an offset to the factory gooseneck hitch in your 2017 Ram 2500 short bed. Instead I recommend using the B&W Extend-A-Goose Coupler # BWTEXA4200 on your gooseneck trailer. It'll give you 10 inches of offset which is way more than you'll get from a hitch ball. It fits on standard 4 inch diameter gooseneck outer tubes.
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  • Recommended Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch For 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 with 6-1/2 Foot Bed
  • I spoke with my contact at B&W regarding the Replacement Base for B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # BWRVB3700 referenced in your question. She stated that you can absolutely use this base to replace the legs on your existing Companion for it to be compatible with the Silverado rail kit. She did also confirm that this will fit the factory rail kit on your 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500. With that being said, since you do have a short bed, I recommend using a sliding hitch that will...
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  • Base Rail Kit for 5th Wheel Hitch on 2018 Ford F-250 with Aluminum Bed
  • The B&W Universal Base Rails and Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 10 Bolt # BWRVR3200 will fit your 2018 Ford F-250 with aluminum bed but B&W doesn't recommend it. You will want to use some sort of spacers/isolators that help prevent galvanic corrosion due to the dissimilar metals. My recommendation is to use the Curt Custom 5th Wheel Installation Kit for Ford # C16428-204 which will give you brackets that require no drilling into your frame and also comes with the...
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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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  • How to Tell if 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500 Has Factory Rail Kit for Fifth Wheel Hitch
  • Most likely you would know if you had the Factory Rail Kit in your 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500. There would be holes in the bed of your truck that the feet of a fifth wheel hitch would fit into. I attached a picture that shows what they pucks/holes would look like. If you have them the B and W Hitch part # BWRVK3700 that you referenced would fit and work well. Otherwise for an underbed fifth wheel hitch setup I would recommend the Demco Hijacker part # DM8550022 which will automatically...
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  • Silencer Pad for 2 Inch and 2-1/2" B&W Tow & Stow
  • The Silencer Pad for B&W Tow & Stow Multi-Ball Mounts # BWTS35020 will only fit over the shank of B&W Tow & Stow 2" ball mounts. A silencer for a 2-1/2" B&W Tow & Stow Ball Mount would be the Silencer Pad # BWTS35025. I've added links to video reviews of each product for you to take a look at.
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  • What Air Bags Work with the B&W Turnoverball Part # BWGNRK1117 on a 2018 Ford F-250
  • The airbags that I recommend for your 2018 Ford F-250 are the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs part # AL57399. These airbags will not interfere with the B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch part # BWGNRK1117 as you can see in the attached photo. The Air Lift airbags will do an excellent job of improving both safety and ride quality. They are adjustable which means you can inflate each spring independently for side-to-side leveling of off-center loads. The kit...
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  • Compatibility of the B&W Companion Hitch on a 2017 Ford F-250 6-3/4FT Bed with Factory Rail Kit
  • I have a solution for you, but the B&W Companion OEM 5th wheel Hitch, # BWRVK3300, is not recommend to be used with the short bed of the F-250. I recommend the B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider, # BWRVK3370. This hitch will fit the factory rail kit in the bed of your F-250. This Companion hitch is a slider hitch which will allow to make sharp turns with your short bed truck with out damaging your trailer or truck. I have attached two video links on the B&W Companion...
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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 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 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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  • Recommended 5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch for 2017 Ram 2500 with Factory Rail Kit
  • The B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider # BWRVK3270 referenced in your question can be used on your 2017 Ram 2500 with the factory rail kit by using the Reese Rail Adapter # RP30154. The B&W Patriot is compatible with industry-standard, above-bed rails, which is exactly what mounting the Reese Rail Adapter to your factory puck system will provide. Because the Reese Rail Adapter uses the existing puck mounting system, no drilling will be required during installation. I have...
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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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  • B&W Companion Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500
  • For your 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500 the B and W Companion hitch part # BWRVK3700 is the best option you have for the factory rail kit. The Companion hitches are among the nicest hitches around and are considered by most as the best fifth wheel hitch. This would be a great solution. This also will easily work with a Lippert Trailair pin box. For a B&W Companion hitch I recommend using a 10 inch diameter lube plate. We have the Reese Lube Plate, # RP83002, which is my top choice, and the...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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