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5th Wheel Placement

I have a 1 ton/350 Diesel/Crew Cab/ Long Box Where is the correct placement for a 5th wheel hitch, so I have the proper weight balance and missing the cab
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I dont know about 5th Wheels but when i install Gooseneck hitches they need to be about 2 inches in front of the axle. I also found this web site that might be helpfull.

Trailering 101 - A Word About Goosenecks.

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right over the axel is fine...a little forward is okay too...just don't go behind the axel.

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