Trailer Hitch Information and Recommendations
Trailer hitch models vary greatly from each other. Trailer hitches are available in an wide array of shapes and sizes for different applications. To break it down, hitches for trailers can broadly be classified into 2 classes: 1) weight-carrying and 2) weight-distributing. Making the choice between the two depends on the tow vehicle, along with the trailer size and weight.
Specific Hitch Models
The Turnover Ball "flat bed kit" (Model 1500R) is designed to be built into a flat bed. It can be used with a 1/8" thick floor plate, and comprises the ball socket, a 2 5/16" ball, and the latch pin assembly. The Companion Flatbed RV 5th Wheel Hitch can be easily attached to the Turnover Ball Gooseneck Hitch. It has a tow capacity of 22,000 lbs with a compact base and a fixed hitch height.
Reese Gooseneck Hitch
The Reese Gooseneck Hitch is compatible with most major 5th wheel brands. This hitch uses the same base rails as any standard 5th wheel hitch. The 2-5/16" ball has a heat treated construction and these hitches have an attractive powdercoat finish. It boasts a trailering capacity of 25,000 lbs and installation does not require the truck bed to be cut. Removing it is easy too, just take out the four locking pins and it comes out. This easy installation and removal allows you complete access to your whole trailer bed when needed.
Whatever the make, model, or year of your vehicle or trailer, there are many hitches to choose from that will fit them. Adding the right hitch to your truck will enhance its value and make trailering a smooth and hassle-free experience.
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