Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs

Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs

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  • Fifth Wheel Installation Kit
  • Rail Adapter
  • Reese
Use your standard, above-bed 5th-wheel trailer hitch with your Ram factory, underbed 5th-wheel towing prep package. Adapter mounts in factory sockets and supplies mounting rails in your truck bed for attaching your hitch. Call 800-298-8924 to order Reese accessories and parts part number RP30154 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Reese products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Reese Accessories and Parts - RP30154

Use your standard, above-bed 5th-wheel trailer hitch with your Ram factory, underbed 5th-wheel towing prep package. Adapter mounts in factory sockets and supplies mounting rails in your truck bed for attaching your hitch.


Features:

  • Converts your factory-installed, underbed 5th-wheel mounting kit from Ram to standard, above-bed 5th-wheel base rails
    • Compatible with B&W, Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley above-bed 5th-wheel trailer hitches
    • Also works with most industry-standard sliders (such as Reese RP30048, RP30051, RP30092, and RP50024, and Curt C16560)
  • Mounts to OEM pucks (or sockets) in your truck bed
    • Unit drops into pucks and locks in place
    • No drilling or welding required
  • Black powder coated steel construction
  • Includes heavy-duty anchors that can be used if you intend to tow over 20,000 lbs


Specs:

  • Application: Ram trucks with OEM, underbed base rails
  • Maximum capacity: 25,000 lbs
  • Adapter will add 2" to height of hitch
  • Limited lifetime warranty


dimension

This adapter is perfect if you want to use your standard fifth-wheel trailer hitch with your Ram truck's factory-installed, underbed fifth-wheel mounting kit. Just mount the adapter in your underbed rails using the integrated pucks and lock it place. Now you have the standard, above-bed base rails needed to install your fifth-wheel hitch.



30154 Reese Elite Series Dodge Ram Truck OEM Adapter for Attaching Standard Fifth-Wheel Trailer Hitches



RP30154 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details RP30154 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2014 - 2014 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 - 6-1/2 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2014 - 2014 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 - 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2013 - 2014 Dodge Ram Pickup 3500 - 6-1/2 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2013 - 2014 Dodge Ram Pickup 3500 - 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2014 - 2019 Ram 2500 6-1/2 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2013 - 2019 Ram 3500 6-1/2 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2014 - 2019 Ram 2500 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg

2013 - 2019 Ram 3500 8 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg



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Video of Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Reese Fifth Wheel Installation Kit RP30154 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to take a look at the Reese fifth wheel rail adaptor for the Ram OEM fifth wheel towing prep package. And this has a 25,000 pound weight capacity. Now, this part'll allow you to use your standard above bed fifth wheel trailer hitch with your Ram factory under bed fifth wheel towing prep package. It'll convert the factory installed under bed mounting kit from Ram to a standard above bed fifth wheel base rails.Now these rails once their installed, are compatible with B and W, Curt, DrawTite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley above bed fifth wheel trailer hitches. This will also work with most industry standard sliders, such as the Reese RP30048, RP30051, RP30092, and RP50024, and also the Curt C16560. Basically, what this does, this'll mount to the OEM pucks, or the sockets that are in your factory under bed system, that are under your truck bed.The unit'll drop into the pucks, and locks into place.

There's no drilling or welding required. Basically, to install them, all you do is pop these pins and clips. There's one here, and one on this side. And then what you'll do is rotate these handles a quarter of a turn out, and when you do that it'll rotate those tabs. And you'll do it on that side also.

And once there open like this, you can drop it right into the pucks that are in your truck bed in the factory system.Once it drops in, just rotate these back. Just like that, til these holes will line up. Take your pins and clips, put them in to lock them into place. And once they're locked into place, that'll keep it locked in to there. And it'll give you the openings for these above base bed rails.

And then your fifth wheel hitch will mount right on top of these rails.Now this adaptor will add about two inches of height to that hitch. So, you might want to allow for that. The finish on this is a black powder coat steel construction. Now, also when you put your fifth wheel in there, you can use the standard pins and clips to hold it in, but they do recommend these heavy duty anchors, which are half inch bolts and nuts. These are required to be used if you're intending to tow over 20,000 pounds.If you go over 20,000, you don't want to use the normal pins and clips, you want to use these.

Again, the application, this is for Ram trucks with the OEM under bed base rails. The maximum capacity on this adaptor is 25,000 pounds. You just want to make sure it's limited to the lowest rated towing component in your system. But that should do it for the review on the Reese fifth wheel rail adaptor for the Ram OEM fifth wheel prep package. And this has a 25,000 pound weight capacity.


Customer Reviews

Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs - RP30154

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (287 Customer Reviews)

Use your standard, above-bed 5th-wheel trailer hitch with your Ram factory, underbed 5th-wheel towing prep package. Adapter mounts in factory sockets and supplies mounting rails in your truck bed for attaching your hitch.

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It was scheduled to be here on Friday it got here Thursday , straight out of the box in the truck awesome job 563486



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2015 Ram 3500

Have not used it yet, but very heavy duty, actually have trouble lifting it by myself. 176722


Comments

Works well, getting ready to install in the truck for this years camping season, but is hasnt got any lighter.

Richard R - 03/02/2016

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- RP30154
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2017 Dodge Ram Pickup

I have a pull-rite 20k hitch and purchased a 2017 Ram 3500 and need a solution. I Opted for the Reese Apater. It was very easy to drop into the pucks and had very little movement. but there may be a bit of of rattle with the hitch and trailer so I went ahead and followed the instructions for tightening the tension on the legs and setting to the specs in the video as it was a bit too easy to close. The process was very easy. I saved hundreds by reusing my old hitch and not buying a complete setup. I don't mind the picture frame adapter it helps keep small things in place in the bed. etrailer customer service has been great ( bag of hardware fell out of a huge hole put in the box by shipper) Shipping was fast I will be getting more items from them as I am restoring a 2003 Luxury 5th wheel. 480771



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Ram Oem adapter, 5-w 20k with rd tube s lider 250804



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Dodge Ram Pickup

The reese adapter came assembled and looked good. I had a slight bug getting it in my OEM slots as the front slots were 3/8" wider then the rear. Rears dropped right in. I called the original owner of the truck and he had the same issue... A little "persuasion" and it went right in. No fault on Reese, but RAM and their assembly guys in the old country... 183517



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We purchased many products from etrailer and every item is excellent and received quickly. This 5th wheel hitch adapter is simple to install and remove, with some adjustment needed but videos made it easy. The key is only straighten and bend the cotter keys once after the final adjustment. A second person made it easier since it weighs in at 90 lbs. etrailer customer service and employees are always helpful. 5 Stars! 559185



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I finally took delivery of my truck last Friday night, and got my Reese Picture frame adapter R-30154 installed. Here is a picture of the adapter only, and adapter with my hitch installed. Thanks for your assistance, sorry it took so long. 127922



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Item arrived very quickly as always from etrailer. Install was a little tedious, and not as easy as you would hope. After initially setting it down in the pucks, and locking the arms I had a lot of vertical play. So had to remove the cotter pins (not fun, or exactly easy to accomplish). Finally discovered that putting one tip of my needle nose pliers through the end of the pin, I had good leverage to pull/pry the pin. I did break one during removal, and had to hit the local farm supply store for a new one. fyi, Home Depot's were not thick enough. Another tip, after removing the pins you have to lift the adapter back out, and twist the foot part that locks into the pucks. It took several twists/attempts to get all four snug. I used some of the cardboard packing material to slide under the adapter to hold it up while making adjustments. Would have gone 5 stars, but the instructions are a little vague when it comes to explaining how to make adjustments. P.S. thank you to the reviewer who mentioned putting the bail pins in before setting it into the pucks, brilliant !! 399856



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Dodge Ram Pickup

The concept is great, the execution is lacking... very poor quality welds, even worse quality in finish (see all the bare metal exposed in the photos). Make sure to wear gloves when handling as the manufacturer did not deburr at all. Shipping was less than desirable (to no fault of Reese or etrailer). My UPS guy dropped this hauling it to our door, take a look at the images of the packaging. It was easy to install, instructions are clear. This aligned perfectly with my '17 Ram 3500 and dropped right in. I cannot comment on the functionality as I am waiting to assemble the head for my Reese hitch. 501939



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2014 Ram 3500

Exceeded my expectations based on the same product but built by other manufacturers. It Arrived a day ahead of the scheduled delivery date and was fully installed in less than an hour. I love it when the planet line up 558859



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Dodge Ram Pickup

With a couple of minor adjustments it fit right into the RAM 3500 bed. My standard Reese 5th wheel hitch fits perfectly. I'm ready to roll! 563588



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2015 Dodge Ram Pickup

I have a 2015 Ram 3500. This product did not properly fit right and took over 2 hours to get it "close" as Reese would say. The locking arms we're also in the wrong place. This product says that it can easily be put in. I'm a mechanic on the side and this was no easy project. Should have just bought oem. If time is money then this product cosy more than what it should. 212100



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Works as promised. Easy to install and remove. Will absolutely shop with Etrailer again. 144410



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Searched for a solution for mounting a PullRite Super-slide and this frame adapter did the trick. Installs quickly and is easily removed allowing full box utilization. It is identical to the factory optional adapter only hundreds less costly. Did require minor adjustment but instructions were clear and easy to do. Used with Industry standard Rail mounted hitches. 107315


Comments

So you were able to put a PullRite Super slide hitch on this adapter? I have a PullRite hitch it is not a super slide and it doesnt fit on this adapter.

-- comment by: Lindsey - 01/28/2014

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Certain PullRite hitches use a narrower spread than most. This rail adapter does not provide the most narrow slot set. If your hitch tabs are narrower than the slots on the adapter, I would bet that your PullRite is one of those models.

-- Patrick B - 2/5/2014

Comments

Fantastic. I have installed and removed the adapter frame several times. Im 70 years old and it was no bother for my wife and I to remove both the PullRite hitch and the adapter frame. I have ordered other products from E-trailer and all have done exactly what they described, They are an excellent resource and provide value as well as advise.

Jim C - 11/14/2014

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Ford Edge

WOW! very impressed! Some minor adjustments I did on the edge of the bed to remove the up and down movement. Put the hitch pins in and dropped in. I locked in place and it fit perfect. Next we dropped the Reese 16K fifth wheel with slide rails and bolted down. Thanks Kelsey! All the local places tried to tell me I had to have rails put in, but they were wrong, Thanks etrailer.com. I know where to go to get hitched!!! 396831



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The product arrived a little banged up from the rough shipping & handling. All the parts were accounted for fortunately. With the help of the instructional video and instructions I was able to get it installed in a short period of time. Just a couple of adjustments and it was in! My Husky silver system fell right into place. Over all I was very pleased. 391585



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works great. only thing I don't like is that to take the hitch out of the truck you have to take it apart. the locking bars wont rotate to the unlocking point with the hitch on top. 242467


Comments

Great

Ty K - 03/31/2017

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- RP30154
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2016 Dodge Ram Pickup

The frame worked as it is designed. The only problem, and it is not the fault of the frame, is that I have a 2016 Dodge Ram 2500 and the box is already high. With the added two or so inches of the frame it made my trailer tow more nose high. I know that if I had bought a hitch that fit the puck system I wouldn't have had this problem, but I already had a Pullright superglider hitch. 336645



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2016 Ram 3500

The hitch adapter for well after adjusting it so there would be no movement. My 26 kw husky hitch fit perfect had to use bolts provided the original pins were to short. Have not pulled my fifth wheel yet hence the 4 stars. 559456



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Dodge Ram Pickup

The Reese 5th wheel adapter fit very well. The only problem was getting the cotter pins out to make the snugness adjustment. The instructions could have been better. It took a while to realize that there were 2 different adjustments, not one. The one inch wrench is for the positioning (front-back, side to side) of the pins into the bed. No adjustment was necessary with this and I did not need the 1 inch wrench. However, the "T" was loose as the pins were set a little deep into the bed. Once (an hour later) I got the cotter pins out I screwed the T ends about 4 - half turns into the handle so that there was no vertical play. Then reinsert the cotter pins, set the Reese adapter back into the holes, give the handles a 1/2 turn and lock them into place with that snap lock. Reese needs to make it easier to get those pins out. The Pullrite 4409 baserail adapter fit perfectly onto the Reese RAM adapter, and then my old hitch fit perfectly onto the Pullrite adapter. (The only annoying thing is that I now have a hitch that is 7 inches higher than it used to be. But that is not Reese's fault. Darn those truck manufacturers. The trailer tongue can be moved up 2 inches to mitigate a little.) 157248



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2015 Dodge Ram Pickup

Adapter for my RAM 3500 fit perfectly-no adjustment was needed. took all of about 15 minutes to unpack and install in the bed of the truck. It arrived earlier than expected-- Thank you. Ken 700608



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thank you for great and fast service. 699533



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2018 Ram 3500

Product is good. Shipping sucks. Ordered on the 30 th of last month. Lable printed and set out for UPS the next evening. The 31th. Sat on the docks til Tuesday evening. Their UPS tracking link never showed a pickup.. After three calls to customer service and a promise of a supervisor call back (which never happened) a final call the delivery day from Molly who finally knew how to find my package, I got later on the 5th. Satisfied...ish. 698182



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I like it very much however it took a good bit of time to readjust so it would fit and drop in. the instructions do not explain to much on this when it doesn't just drop in and fit out of the box. The big trick i finally figured out was completely loosen all the bushing nuts and after lining Re- tighten from corner to corner and if the nut moves because you could not get it tighten enough after removing. take a punch and mark 4 spots around each nut while its fitted in the bed then if they move you have a reference mark to go by and you can re tighten them keeping the right lineament. 694865



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2018 Ram 2500

Arrived on time, easy to install, excellent transaction all around. Pleased with fast shipping and quality of product. 678852



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Had no problems installing into my 3500 Dodge. Video and instructions worked out well. 678137



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Easy to install, adjustment fit tight, no rattle. Pulled a 12,000lb fifth wheel. However lost one plastic cap on the end due to not fitting tight enough. Just double check, maybe use an adhesive. 677630



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The item is as represented. Nice welds. Fits well with only minor adjustments. The adjustments are a little cumbersome at first. After you do the first one it gets easier. My pullrite superglide dropped right onto place and sits firm. The box does not survive shipping. It was pretty beat up and full of holes. No parts were missing. 673823



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2018 Ram 3500

Product fits and works exactly as described; installed on a 2018 Ram 3500. Be warned that the heavy-duty steel adapter was poorly packaged in a light carboard box that arrived damaged (no damage to the adapter, just the cardboard box) and the instructions, end caps, bolts and safety pins were missing. Etrailer immediately sent out missing items when informed. 672995



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Great Product - took 10 minutes to install, heavy had wife help lift it up - quality package poorly, box was open however everything was there. No picture just lays in the bed of the truck 672450



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Great product works as expected a little hevey but a lot cheaper than buying a hole new hitch 671295



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Fit perfectly in the Ram OEM Puck System. Excellent Directions took about thirty minutes to unpack it and install it. 669539



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2019 Ram 3500

Works great. Very sturdy. Packaging was pretty much destroyed due to weight of item and shipping abuse. 669255



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2018 Ram 3500

I would not buy this product again the cotter pin pins were so badly bent you could not get them out I had to replace him and the way the locking device is with the split bolt I do not feel secure enough to hold the trailer I will never purchase this product again 668266



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Awesome product half price of dealer love it pulling my 38’ fifthwheeel Rv 660402



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2019 Ram 3500

I have not used it yet but it looks good. The delivery was quick. 653880



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2019 Dodge Ram Pickup

Bought a new 2019 ram 3500 with fifth wheel/gooseneck prep. I had a relatively new Reese fifth wheel hitch that I used with my ram 2500. Because my hitch was in such good shape I decided to buy this adapter that is a direct install out of the box for $400 with tax and use my hitch vs spending $1200 with tax for a new hitch that would mount directly to factory bed mounts. a 651675



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Easy to install 649251



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The product is great. The only problem is that one of the pins was lost in shipment. The box had large holes on each corner. UPS driver stated the plastic bag had fallen out and he put it back in. The lost pin was one of the two on the rail. I have photo but not sure how to send them to you, so you can see. 647776



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Product is quality built. But I’m giving it 3 stars because to adjust you must remove the Cotter pins. The pin broke upon removal and there wasn’t a replacement supplied. Other than that, I like the product. 644790



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The hitch look good but I have yet to try Instructions are little bit lacking I had to call etrailer they decided I should call Reese which I did They had my problems handles in a very short time Thanks again for all you help 644147



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2016 Ram 2500

The hitch adapter dropped right in and accepted my beat up old 5th wheel without any problems at all. The only change I made was to use quick-release pins instead of the supplied bolts to make installation and removal easier. Great product! 643417



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Ordered online great price but shipping said would be delivered in 3 days. 3 days went by called to check why it had not shipped yet and was told it was back ordered for another week. When hitch arrived box was beaten up with product sticking out with paint chipped off corners. Other than that easy installation and good price. 640637



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2018 Dodge Ram Pickup

I ordered the adapter on Monday, April 29 and got it on Thursday, May 2 (That was impressive as I live in western ND!). It came out-of-the-box as that had been torn in shipping. Not a scratch on the adapter; it was in excellent condition. I turned the handles to the proper position, dropped the adapter into the puck system of my 2018 Ram 2500, gave one of the the corners a slight tap with a rubber hammer, and it was in. The whole process took less than a few minutes. I set my PullRite hitch into the slots of the adapter and inserted the pins. Everything fit like an expensive glove. Hooked it up to my 36’ fifth wheel Montana camper the next day. I couldn’t be happier with the product or the professionalism of e-Trailer. A great product from a great company. 638693



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The rail adapter fit was perfect. No adjustment needed. It dropped in and locked in without a hitch, perfect fit. 637824



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2014 Ram 3500

Adapter was awesome. Great product and easy installation. Only issue we had was the adjustment was very tedious. It took some patience to get the rear pucks adjusted. Overall a great product. 637075



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2017 Dodge Ram Pickup

Great product. Fit right in the 2017 RAM 3500 under body holes and secured hitch properly. Tight with zero movement. The only issue was in shipping the box was damaged and a small plastic bag of fittings was opened with one snap ring missing. I replaced with an identical one I already had. I don't believe it was etrailers issue as the product was a described! 636812



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2016 Ram 2500

Great product. It fell right into place and with 3 adjustments I had it locked in place. Like others say the pins are hard to get out but wasn’t terrible. Haven’t pulled with it yet. Biggest thing is no rattles 636064



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2018 Ram 2500

The adapter plate fit and functioned perfectly. The item arrived very quickly and in great condition. For any other trailering needs, I'll come back to eTrailer!! 632010



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Excellent alternative to not having to buy new hitch. Easy installation and adjustment. 629722


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  • All you need to easily fit your Reese 16k fifth wheel hitch part # RP30047 in the bed of your 2019 Ram 3500 with the OEM rail kit is the Ram rail kit adapter part # RP30154. This attaches directly to the rail kit you have and then gives you the style of rails you need to install the hitch. I attached a picture that shows a similar Reese hitch using this adapter to install in a Ram rail kit as well as a review video link for more options as well.
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  • How to Determine if Short Bed Truck Has Enough Clearance to Tow Gooseneck Hitch
  • It's hard to say for certain based on the dimensions you gave if you'd have clearance but below is a formula for you to use to determine if you have the needed clearance. Measure the distance from the center of the gooseneck ball to the back of the truck cab. Call this measurement A. Next, measure the width of the trailer overhang and divide by 2 to get half, measurement B. If A is 4 inches or more than B then you can safely make 90 degree turns. If you don't have enough clearance...
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  • Adapter Options for Fitting Curt A25 Fifth Wheel Hitch to 2014 Ram 3500 with OEM Rail Kit
  • Yes, if you had a Curt A25 hitch with a slider base the rail kit adapter part # C16022 that you referenced would fit and work well. This adapter is only designed to fit the Curt slider hitches so if you have a fixed Curt A25 hitch you'd instead want the adapter part # RP30154 which has the correct mounting tab spacing for fitting the fixed hitch.
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  • Recommended Rail Adapter for Existing Reese 5th Wheel Hitch on 2018 Ram with Factory Rail Kit
  • The Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter # RP30154 referenced in your question is exactly what you need. This adapter will mount directly to the factory puck system on your 2018 Ram 3500 and provide you with industry standard, above-bed base rails. Your existing model 30866 Reese 5th Wheel Hitch, which is compatible with industry standard, above-bed base rails, will work perfectly with this adapter and allow you to easily switch to your new truck with your current hitch. I have attached a short...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Adapter Rails for Ford, Chevy, GMC, and Ram Factory Prep Package Puck Systems
  • Depending on what truck brand you are looking at will determine what adapter rails you need for your Husky hitch to be compatible. Each factory prep package is slightly different so the adapters are not interchangeable. If your new truck is a Ram, then you will want the Reese adapter # RP30154. If you new truck is a Chevy or GMC, then you will want the Demco adapter # DM6206 for an 8 foot bed or # DM6194 for a short bed. The two adapters are not interchangeable between bed sizes. If...
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  • Available 5th Wheel Slider Hitches to Fit Factory Rail Kit in 2016 Ram 2500 Short Bed
  • All 5th wheel hitches we have confirmed to fit your 2016 Ram 2500 with 6-1/2-foot bed and with Factory Rail kit (the puck system) are shown on the linked page. None of these is an Andersen product but we do have excellent options from B&W, Demco and others that provide the sliding type hitch you need for proper turning clearance in your short-bed truck. The advantage of the factory rail/puck system is primarily that it allows you to have a completely clear bed for times when you're not...
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  • Reese RP130154 Adapter Rail Pin and Clip Recommendation
  • The Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs # RP30154 will allow you to use your Reese Pro Series hitch. The system comes with the bolts, but if you want pins you can use the Replacement Mounting Hardware for Reese Titan 20 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # RP58511 or the Replacement Pull Pin Kit for Reese Outboard Fifth Wheel Mounting Rails # RP58467. The manufacturer recommends using the bolts instead of pin and clip if towing over 20,000 lbs.
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  • Parts Needed to Install B&W Companion Hitch in 2017 Ram 3500 with Hitch Prep Package
  • You can take the head off of our B and W Companion hitch and install it on a base that's designed to fit the factory Ram rail kit of your 2017 Ram 3500. For that we have the part # BWRVB3600 for a fixed base which is what you'd need if you had a long bed truck. Or we have the part # BWRVB3670 which is a slider base. This is what you'd need if you have a short bed truck. Slider hitches are needed for short bed trucks so that you can make tight turns without cab interference.
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  • Will Pro Series 16K Hitch Fit Reese Rail Adapter # RP30154 on Ram 2500
  • Yes, the Pro Series 16K 5th Wheel Hitch will work perfectly with the Reese Rail Adapter # RP30154 that you referenced, which is in turn a fit for the factory pucks on your 2018 Ram 2500. This adapter drops right into the pucks to provide industry standard rails that work with most 5th wheel hitches including your Pro Series. I have included a customer image below of the adapter being used with the 15K version of the Pro Series that you can take a look at. I have attached a short video...
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  • Will Reese 16K 5th Wheel Hitch Fit Reese Adapter for a 2018 Ram 2500 with Factory Prep Package
  • Yes, Reese 5th wheel trailer hitch # RP30047 is indeed a fit for adapter # RP30154 for your 2018 Ram 2500 with the factory puck system. Since your truck is a short bed though I do recommend using the slider version, # RP30051, unless your trailer was designed with a tapered front cap specifically for short bed trucks. As you know the slider travels back 10 inches for more clearance between the truck cab and trailer when making tight turns. I have linked some videos for you to check out.
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  • Lightweight 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2017 Ram 2500 with 8 Foot Bed
  • I have the perfect option for your 2017 Ram 2500 with an 8' bed. I recommend using the Andersen Ultimate Connection 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch System part # AM3200. The Anderson hitch comes with an adapter that converts the kingpin on your trailer for use with a gooseneck hitch ball which is what the Anderson hitch has. A gooseneck hitch ball has a greater swivel radius than standard 5th wheel hitches. The hitch also only weighs around 55 lbs which will be loads easier to remove in comparison...
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  • Will the Curt E16 Hitch fit the Ram Rail Adapter by Reese 30154
  • Yes, the Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # C16115 that you referenced will fit industry standard rail dimensions like what the Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter # RP30154 that you referenced is designed to provide when installed in the hitch prep rails of a new Ram truck.
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  • Is Demco Recon Compatible With Reese Sidewinder?
  • Yes, the Demco Recon # DM8550043 is compatible with a Reese Sidewinder such as # RP61450 as long as you use custom wedge # SWW-05. To mount it in the factory puck system of your 2015 Ram 3500, you would want the Reese Fifth Wheel Rail Adapter # RP30154. I've added a link to a video review of the Recon for you, as well as a link to our page with each of our available Sidewinders.
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  • B&W Patriot Pins are Too Short to Fit Reese Adapter RP30154 for Ram 2500 Factory Pucks
  • This is a situation where you would go by the dimensions of the pins compared to what is required for your hitch and the adapter # RP30154. Pin set # 6014 have a useable length of 3-1/4 inches. Replacement Rail Pins and Clips # C16902 are a great option since they are 3-1/2 inches long and the same 1/2 inch diameter as the other options. The Reese pins # RP58467 are the longest at 4-1/4 inches so it is up to you which route you want to take. In my opinion the longer the pin the easier...
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  • Which 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches Fit Directly in factory Puck System in 2017 Ram 2500 Long Bed
  • Yes, there are 5th wheel trailer hitches that will fit directly into the factory prep package on your 2017 Ram 2500 long bed without needing an adapter. You can use: B&W Companion hitch # BWRVK3600 rated for 25,000 pounds which is the one I recommend because it is a well-built, versatile hitch. Curt 25K hitch # C16049 Curt 24K hitch # C16545-16021 Curt 20K hitch # C16530-16021 or # C16044 Curt 16K hitch # C16520-16021 Reese 20K hitch # RP30160
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Rail Adapter For Ram Towing Prep Package With Pucks
  • For your new Ram 3500 with Factory Prep Packag, I recommend the Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs # RP30154. This will work perfectly to adapt your factory pucks to industry standard rails for your Reese 5th wheel hitch.
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  • Rail Kit Adapter Recommendation to Fit 2018 Ram 2500 and Install Husky Fifth Wheel Rail Kit
  • The dimensions you mentioned match the industry standard style of fifth wheel rails that are very common. 22 inches front to back on center and then 29 inches between the two slots side to side is a standard rail setup. So for an adapter you'll want the part # RP30154 which fits the Ram rail kit you have in the bed of your 2018 Ram 2500 with hitch prep package and will provide the type of rails your hitch needs.
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  • Compatibility of Pro Series 16K 5th Wheel Hitch with # RP30154 Adapter for Ram Tow Prep Package
  • It sure will! The Pro Series 16K fifth wheel hitch is compatible with industry standard 5th wheel rails, which is what the # RP30154 adapter provides. You can see a vides demonstrating how the adapter is used by clicking the provided link.
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