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5th Wheel Hitch with Custom Installation Kit

Big trucks require big hitches! We offer high quality Reese, B&W, Draw-Tite, Husky, Demco and Curt fifth wheel hitches that are the perfect fit for your heavy duty towing needs. From standard 5th wheel hitches to slider systems for short bed trucks, we have an application for you. From our Pro Series fifth wheel to Reese's top-of-the-line Signature Series, you can find the perfect fifth wheel for your payload while staying within your budget.

We offer custom rail kits for many of the most popular vehicles including Ford, Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC, and Toyota. Choose a Signature Series hitch and rails to retain full use of your truck bed while not towing. Find the custom installation kit for your vehicle by entering the year, make, and model to the left.

Add a fifth wheel lube plate, pull pin lock plates, and in-bed wiring to round out your fifth wheel towing setup.





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1987 GMC Questions and Answers


  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 1987 GMC 1500 Pick Up Truck
  • The Draw-Tite Class III Trailer Hitch, # 75034, will fit your 1987 GMC 1500 as long as it does not have a deep drop bumper. If your truck has an 8 ft bed and a deep drop bumper, then you will need the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, # 41504, I have attached a photo of a typical deep drop bumper if you are not familiar with them. If your truck has a 6 ft bed, then you will need additional hardware to complete the installation. You will need six 3/8 inch spacer blocks, # 01077-011, and six carriage...
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  • Comparing the Roadmaster Quiet Hitch Ant-Rattle Devices for 2 Inch and 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitches
  • The difference between the Quiet Hitch anti-rattle devices # RM-062 and # RM-061 is what they are made to fit. First, # RM061 is designed for 2 inch trailer hitch receivers. And # RM-062 is designed for 2-1/2 inch receivers. There are some 2 inch receivers that are larger than standard and might require the # RM-062. The outside of a 2 inch receiver should be 2-1/2 inches (not counting the very end which would be larger). A 2-1/2 inch receiver would be 3 inches on the outside. Since...
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  • Availability of Gauge/Compressor Kit for Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs # AL59512
  • First of all, thank you very much for your many purchases from etrailer.com. For your Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs # AL59512 that are in your 1987 GMC C/K Series pickup we can offer you several choices in an in-cab compressor/gauge kit. Air Lift Load Controller # AL25592 is a single-path, single-gauge compressor system that will adjust one pair of springs equally. It detects when air pressure in your helper springs falls below the 5-psi minimum level and restores air spring...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 1987 GMC 1/2 Ton Truck
  • For your 1987 GMC 1/2 ton truck with a short bed and standard bumper the highest capacity trailer hitch we offer is the Draw Tite part # 75034 which has a 500 lb tongue weight rating and a 5,000 lb total trailer weight rating. Since it sounds like you wanted to do some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball,...
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  • Roof Rack and Kayak Carrier Recommendations for 1987 GMC Van
  • You would need to have a roof rack mounted on your 1987 GMC Conversion van like the Thule part numbers # THLB65 and # TH387 and then you could install a Kayak Carrier like the Thule Hullaport part # TH834 for each of your kayaks.
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  • Troubleshooting Draw-Tite Activator IV Trailer Brake Controller on 1987 GMC Sierra
  • You will need to test the brake controller wiring using a circuit tester like # 3808. First check and test the connector at the bumper. Next check the red wire connection. It should be attached to the wire on the stop light switch that only has voltage when the brake pedal is pressed. If your red wire is connected to a wire that carries even a few volts when the brake pedal is not pressed, it is not the correct wire. Make sure that the white ground wire is attached to a clean metal surface...
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  • Is there a Custom Fit Trailer Hitch that is Hidden Behind the License Plate on a 1987 GM C/K Series
  • All of the trailer hitch options for the 1987 GM C and K series trucks will have the receiver placed directly under the rear bumper. There are no custom fit models that will fit behind the license plate. What you could do though is have a professional installer weld on a hitch, # 41990-07. This is actually a Class V hitch but it still has a 2 inch receiver.
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