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Reese Quick-Install Custom Outboard Brackets for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

Reese Quick-Install Custom Outboard Brackets for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

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Custom outboard brackets dramatically reduce the amount of drilling and time required to install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch. Hardware included. Extended-length base rails (RP30153) sold separately. 1-636-306-4830 to order Reese accessories and parts part number RP56011 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Reese products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Reese Quick-Install Custom Outboard Brackets for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Custom outboard brackets dramatically reduce the amount of drilling and time required to install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch. Hardware included. Extended-length base rails (RP30153) sold separately.


Features:

  • Installation brackets mount beneath your truck bed to provide attachment points for 5th-wheel rails
    • Extended-length base rails (RP30153 - sold separately) sit in truck bed and allow installation of 5th-wheel trailer hitch
  • Custom outboard brackets mount to existing holes in your vehicle's frame
    • Minimizes drilling and measuring
    • Cuts down installation time by more than half compared with universal bracket systems
  • Hardware for affixing brackets to frame is included
  • Sturdy, black powder coated steel resists corrosion
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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Reese Quick-Install Custom Outboard Brackets for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - RP56011

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (507 Customer Reviews)

Custom outboard brackets dramatically reduce the amount of drilling and time required to install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch. Hardware included. Extended-length base rails (RP30153) sold separately.

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Ordered this hitch for my 03 ram 3500 shortbed and didnt get a chance to install it untill 2 months later. Which is when i noticed it was missing some hardware. I contacted etrailer and they shipped me the missing hardware at no cost to me, how can you beat that anyone else would have said go pound salt its been 2months . The installation was cut and dry with good instructions. I like how the hitch installed onto the frame and the quality of the parts its built heavy, its agriculture approved lol. Thanks again etrailer for the unbeatable price and fantastic customer service




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Upgraded my truck to a 2019 F250 Superduty. Received my new rail kit and mounting brackets. Fits perfect!




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Fits great and works well on my 2005 Sierra 1500 ( 5 1/2 )short bed.




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Five hours to install; which included a half hour searching for the key to the padlock on my spare. E-Trailer linked me to an installation video which really helped. I took my time and measured three times before I drilled the bed. Installation is a lot easier with someone to hold the bolts from the top. I fabricated mounting brackets on my last truck, but these were worth the money and I didn't have to drill the frame! Good design and straight-forward installation. My only issue was the video didn't show one bolt install that secured the driver's side rear bracket to the bottom of the frame. I was going off the video only and wasn't using the written instructions. Make sure you go step by step using both. Also, some parts are clearly for a different application so there will be a few parts left over. My experience with e-trailer was awesome.




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Can’t use the carriage bolts that you supplied, except in the middle of the rail. There’s no room to put a socket on the nut between the beam and bed, there’s just enough room to use an open end wrench and torque the bolts from the bed side, Which means you have to buy 8 bolts. A video stated the same thing, you believe it’s a one man’s job, it’s not. That’s why you supplied the carriage bolts.




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Very happy how soon the product I ordered was at my door step. 3 days after I ordered it. Put the base to my 5th wheel on my 2017 250 diesel sd took me around 5 hrs, would have been faster with 2 people. The base fit my husky 16k prefect when I done torquing all the bolts. Going to use this hitch to pull my 29.5 Durango EZ 1500.




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The service from etrailer is so great I look at other places but come back to them ,they are very knowledgeable.
Yhak you for all




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easy install/everything in kit. thumbs up etrailer




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They fit truck just like they were supposed too. Couple hr install with having to remove spare tire and heat shields to get access to bolt locations. Been supporting fifth wheel through thousands of miles. Thanks for helping me find right product for my truck!




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It came in short the spacers for the truck bed


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I am sorry to hear that it arrived missing hardware. I will have our customer service team reach out to assist you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 08/13/2022


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Easy to install & worked well with the rest of the hitch.




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Hi, George. Thanks for your email. I bought the frame rails to marry up with my Reese hitch and I wasn't disappointed. It installed on my 2003 f250 perfectly and hooked up to the 5th wheel without a problem.




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Easy installation, quality product!




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We ordered a bracket kit for our new 2017 F350. It was needed to install our Reese fifth wheel. which we use to pull our RV. Product was on back order by manufacturer, however Delisa at Etrailer diligently kept us very informed with updates & shipping status. My husband & son were able to install in a couple of hours. Looks great, outstanding craftsmanship & over exceeded our expectations! We would highly recommend!!!!!




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etrailer makes shopping for my towing needs easy. Thank you.




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The kit arrived within a few days-very happy about that. very easy to install. the directions were clear and pictures good. I went to the trouble of using a sharpie to mark the part numbers on everything before I started just to keep to all straight.

I would note that on the 2017 F350 diesel the only problem bolt was on the driver side inline with the DEF tank. long skinny arms with flexible wrist is ideal (not what I have). I would also suggest taping the shims onto the outboard frame brackets to save yourself some frustrations. otherwise they are difficult to get and keep in place, especially on the driver side.

the two nuts that go inside the frame tube come on/with a nice handle although a bit light on the wield. here again save yourself and tape the shims on before you try to insert two things into that hole, align and fasten the bolt-by yourself. I used an extension with wobble head and socket to turn the bolt while holding the nut "assembly" in place.

I did remove the rear wheels and fender well liner-a must.

Lastly, great customer service on the phone. Pleasant and patient answering questions.

Wayde C - Montana


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Still love the product. Thank you for checking back.
Wayde C - 03/21/2018


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Hoping this mess of packaging is due to shipping error and all my parts are included and in new condition still


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I will have our Customer Service team reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 03/10/2022


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Very easy to install. Measure twice, drill once. I used every piece of galvanic corrosion tape to protect the aluminum bed in the kit, probably could have used a little more. Even though I painted the edge of the holes after drilling, maybe some sort of insulator could be used there also.




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The brackets arrived in a timely manner. etrailer had a short video which assured potential customers that the brackets would bolt on to my year Toyota but because I have an 8-ft bed and was reusing my existing hitch and rails, I still needed assurance the brackets would work for me. I corresponded by e-mail with etrailer on this question. The etrailer representative I was in contact with requested additional information about my specific hitch and rails which I provided and etrailer confirmed the brackets would work for me. This all happened in a matter of hours. etrailer gave very prompt, accurate service. I attached the brackets, both front and back, and followed the instructions on where to drill through the bed for the rearward brackets and the drill holes in the bed were aligned perfectly with my old rails. The same held true for the front brackets...although I had not cinched them down as they are somewhat (1/2 inch perhaps) moveable. I installed both rails with the hitch in place and torqued the rails down. then torqued the front brackets down. Clearances due to the frame members prevent getting a torque wrench on the front bracket bolts so I just tightened them as much as possible. One person can install the brackets to the frame. It takes two persons to install and tighten the rail bolts. All in all, service was good and the product was good.


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The fifth-wheel brackets have performed flawlessly since installed a year ago.
Larry - 05/18/2021


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Installing 2017 5th wheel brackets and rails . Thankyou for your service in sending me the right parts for my F250 . Took about 4 hrs to install and all holes were perfect in the side brackets . Just had to drill for the rail. I’d recommend your service...




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Bought this kit for my 2022 Ram 3500 long bed. This is kit fit perfect. Driver side you had to move wiring harness out of the way. Just take your time and it will go exactly as advertised. Great product. Want to thank Rodney for finding the right fit for my vehicle.




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Used it 3 times so far, does what it’s supposed to, the brackets fit the frame very good. Very happy with the setup.




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This was an excellent product. I have put one in about 15 years ago that I bought from etrailer. The only difference this time was I had to cut out the heat shield on the passenger side above the exhaust. There was just no other way to do it. There was no way to bend it enough to get a wrench on the nuts. It took about 4.5 hours working by myself.




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I installed the hitch and brackets myself and am very satisfied with the bracket kit. I’ve towed my fifth wheel about 6 k during the past year and am very satisfied. The instructions were clear and easy to follow.


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I have towed my fifth wheel about 15000 miles in total since installing the rail and bracket kits. No problems to this point and don’t see any reason to think I’ll have any problems in the future. I have nothing but praise for ETrailer. The people are re knowledgeable and give good insight on the installation process. Many thanks
Willis F - 08/31/2020


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Worked great and easy install for fifth wheel.



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