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post #1 of 22 Old 03-24-2007, 07:59 PM Thread Starter
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Short bed + 5th wheel w/o slide hitch = bad idea

Here is a video of why you need a sliding hitch if you have a short bed and want to tow a fifth wheel.
Fifth Wheelin': A shattering turn of events

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Haha, that sux.

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Ouch thats an ego killer!

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He wouldve been fine without the slide hitch but his camper didnt have the extended kingpin box

Like you are supposed to have if you are going to haul 5th wheels with a shortbox truck

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WOW, bet that woke them up.

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holy crap that sux

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OUCH

it worked now.

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oh my, that sucks...

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Guess who didn't check clearances before they left the dealer lot?
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