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Old 04-23-2014, 02:26 PM
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Fifth wheel hitch for factory rails

I have the factory fifth wheel rails in my truck and I am looking for a fifth wheel hitch. Almost every toyhauler that I am looking at has a GVWR of 18k to 20K which means a 20K hitch isn't going to do it. Is there anything out there rated at 22K or above besides the 25k Reese Elite that will fit the factory rails. Additionally, any lead on where I can get one for the best price (w/ shipping) is appreciated.
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Old 04-23-2014, 03:45 PM
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Factory rails? Or the factory under bed system?
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Old 04-23-2014, 04:52 PM
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Under bed system. I have seen some sites advertise the hitch as to fit the "factory rails"
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If the trailer has a GVWR of 20K, I would be fine using a 20K hitch.

To me rails are actually rails bolted in. Most places I've researched call those "pucks."
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Old 04-26-2014, 02:16 PM
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20k hitch will haul much more. I hauled a 25k trailer in the Yukon once 1000s of miles on a 16k hitch cause that's what we had. I have the elite 20k and I've pulled much more. Next size up is the 25k that fits the under bed system
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Andersen ultimate 5th wheel hitch advertises for 25K GVWR and 4500 lbs tongue weight. I know this is an old thread, but if your still looking, check them out. Easiest install I have ever seen and works flawlessly. Cost would be $450 shipped from most places. That's if you have the gooseneck turnover ball setup in your truck. If you have rails, unfortunately they don't have much out there for that kind of weight. As far as I know.
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Old 07-07-2014, 03:54 PM
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I think Anderson makes something that fits the Pucks as well
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