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Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate

Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate

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Prevent scratches on your fifth-wheel hitch's skid plate and ease trailer hookup by installing this heavy-duty lube plate. Simply slips over your trailer's king pin. 1-833-496-1390 to order CURT accessories and parts part number 16721 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all CURT products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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CURT Accessories and Parts - 16721

  • Fifth Wheel Hitch
  • Lube Plate
  • CURT

Prevent scratches on your fifth-wheel hitch's skid plate and ease trailer hookup by installing this heavy-duty lube plate. Simply slips over your trailer's king pin.


Features:

  • Prevents scratches on your 5th-wheel hitch's skid plate
  • Allows trailer's king pin to slide into the hitch easily
    • No need for messy grease
  • Installs easily - just slip over the king pin
  • Dimensions: 10" diameter x 3/16" thick


16721 Curt Fifth Wheel Lube Disk - 10"





Video of Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate

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Video Transcript for Curt Fifth Wheel 16721 Review

Today we're going to review part number 16721. This is the Curt 10-inch 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate. This will protect your 5th wheel hitch in your 5th wheel trailer when you use this Curt Lube Plate. It's a 10-inch diameter disk that will easily slide onto the kingpin of your 5th wheel trailer and eliminates any messy grease deposits and it will reduce normal wear and tear when you're towing your 5th wheel trailer with your 5th wheel hitch. Again, just to measure the diameter for you. Edge to edge it's going to be right at 10 inches and thickness on it is going to be right at about 3/16 of an inch. Just to show you, here's an example of a .. This is what the kingpin would look like on your 5th wheel trailer.

You just install this onto the kingpin itself and then when this installs into the 5th wheel hitch, it will give you a nice protection between your pin box of your 5th wheel trailer and the 5th wheel hitch itself. You remove it just like that. That should do it for the review on part number 16721, the Curt 10-inch 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate. .


Customer Reviews

Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate - 16721

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (210 Customer Reviews)

Prevent scratches on your fifth-wheel hitch's skid plate and ease trailer hookup by installing this heavy-duty lube plate. Simply slips over your trailer's king pin.

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The Curt 10" Fifth Wheel Lube Plate is performing as designed.

Thank you!




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Orders are always received as expected. There is nothing fancy about 5th wheel lube plates, but I got exactly what I ordered, in a very reasonable amount of time with updates in status along the way.




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I have never towed a fifth wheel trailer for recreation before. This Curt 10" lube plate takes the mess out of the lubrication that I have used in commercial and industrial application of towing.




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The lube plate really cuts down on the noise at slower speeds.




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Lube plate works great. No issues. Much neater than using grease on the fifth wheel. Highly reccomended




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Works great! I use a similar product on my tractor trailers and I like these just the same. They are reasonably priced, easy to install and last forever! It’s still very important to grease the jaws and king pin but they really preserve the plate and hitch.




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This item worked great on our fifth wheel hitch. Very easy to install


Comments
It still works great.
Mark - 01/23/2022


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Works great. Don’t have to use grease on face of hitch.


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Product is working great. Very pleased with my purchase and etrailer’s service.
Jimmy - 03/18/2022


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Flawless install. Plug and play. I had drilled a hole to install trailer plug on inside of bed rail. Tucked all wiring up in frame and zipped tied.




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I double ordered the king pin tripod. They took care of it right away. Sent one back today. Excellent service!!! Thank




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I have not put it on yet, but it looks like it is going to be great. Just what I was looking for




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This product fits my needs well.


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Very happy
Mike - 03/26/2022


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Works as it should


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Working great do not see any sign of wear and tear, should last a long time
Gary - 03/28/2022


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Great product, heavy duty, good heavy welds. Sharp edges, had to grind, but worth it. A lot cheaper in cost than other ones, always happy was price and products from etrailer. Super fast shipping.




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Good quality




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Quality plastic as described.




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Works great don't have to apply lubricant to the hitch and it is vert quiet going down the road




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The Kurt hitch was very good and works as should. Etrailer was great price and shipping was very fast which allowed me to make the camping trip on time.




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I think it is a great piece of equipment I only got it today have not had a chance to install it yet or use it




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Order of lube plates arrived quickly - exactly what I needed!




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Hitch comes with a lube plate, but this one appears a bit thicker. No issues so far.




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No concerns!




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I really appreciate all the help I got from you all. The shipment was delivered early and it looks well packaged. Great job guys and gals. I’ll send pics once the rain clears out and I get it installed




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Great description and shipping time was excellent




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Excellent part just what I needed and shipping was fast. Thank you


Comments
Great
Robert B - 10/24/2021

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