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Old 03-27-2012, 03:36 PM
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OMG...backwards, unpinned! I prolly check my little deckover connections 6 times before I leave. I can't imagine how **** I'll be when I hook up to a fiver for the first time. I'll prolly drive the dealer nuts.
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I don't know how you can unpin it. When it is properly setup the ball lever cannot be pulled.
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When it is properly setup the ball lever cannot be pulled.
You would think so, but when you cinch the 1/2" hold down bolt all the way up before you set the lock pin on the goose, it is impossible for the goose pin to engage. A little bit of common sense goes a long way, but a general lack of common sense seems to go much farther in the opposite direction!

Setup is pretty easy. Drop the hitch in place, securely latch it into the gooseneck, align hitch in bed, cinch down the small bolt then tighten the 2 U-bolts. The only real thought required in the process is the initial setup of positioning the vertical mounts front to rear on the main hitch as well setting the height. Once you have that established it is literally a 2 minute process to install or remove the hitch.
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A little bit of common sense goes a long way, but a general lack of common sense seems to go much farther in the opposite direction!
I like that, will have to remember it for work.


It is quite obvious that those that have a B&W think it is the greatest hitch made. Although, I thought that when I had a SuperGLide.

With the new truck though, looking at fresh hitch options since I no longer needed the slider, B&W was a contender.

But, I just do not like the concept of the weight not being on the frame "directly".

Ended up getting the factory prep as that led to several available options.
Gave me plenty of time to over think it while waiting for the truck to come in and then spring time.
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my truck didnt come with the factory prep. Can it be added or something equivalent?
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Absolutely...I installed the B&W turnoverball system in the bed for a gooseneck and a Companion 5th wheel. It works excellent. I highly recommend it.
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I basically have the same truck as you except LB and also looking to tow a fairly heavy 5th wheel in the future
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The hitch exceeded my expectations...by far.
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so you need to make 1 hole to install the turnoverball right?
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I would say that Reese Hitches is probably gonna have the best 5th wheel hitches for that. Check 'em out and see what you think... they usually have some pretty easy to follow installation instructions too.
The OP settled on a hitch over 2 years ago.
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