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B&W Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

B&W Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

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Install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch in your truck bed with this kit. Custom brackets reduce the amount of time required to install the hitch. Brackets, 10-bolt base rails, and necessary hardware included. 1-636-306-4830 to order B and W fifth wheel installation kit part number BWRVK2402 or order online at Free expert support on all B and W products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for B&W Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches. Fifth Wheel Installation Kit reviews from real customers.
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2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty - B&W Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches

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  • B and W

Install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch in your truck bed with this kit. Custom brackets reduce the amount of time required to install the hitch. Brackets, 10-bolt base rails, and necessary hardware included.


  • Installation kit lets you mount your 5th-wheel trailer hitch in the bed of your truck
  • Mounting brackets install beneath truck bed to provide attachment points for above-bed base rails
  • Base rails provide necessary mounting points for 5th-wheel hitch
  • Custom-fit brackets mount to existing holes in your vehicle's frame
    • Minimizes drilling and measuring
    • Reduces installation time
    • Avoids known obstacles along your truck's frame
  • Compatible with B&W Patriot, Curt, Demco, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley above-bed 5th-wheel hitches
  • Sturdy, powder coated steel resists corrosion
  • 2 Base rails, custom brackets, and hardware included
  • Made in the USA
  • Limited lifetime warranty

RVR2402 B and W Custom Mounting Brackets for Patriot Fifth Wheel Above Bed Base Rails

RVR3210 Universal Above Bed Base Rails for B and W Patriot Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches

Installation Details BWRVK2402 Installation instructions

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B&W Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - BWRVK2402

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (94 Customer Reviews)

Install your fifth-wheel trailer hitch in your truck bed with this kit. Custom brackets reduce the amount of time required to install the hitch. Brackets, 10-bolt base rails, and necessary hardware included.


This shipment came sparsely/poorly secured to it's pallet. the Box holding the Installation Kit and Base Rails was incomplete and missing the two rail sections. These rails are the beginning ingredient to installing the 5th wheel hitch to your vehicle. The box was closed and from all appearances was packed without them and shipped to me incomplete. This ongoing situation is further compounded by the horrible customer service response that is on it's second week of calamity. The first week was wasted by a customer representative known to me as Noah promising me that the missing rails would be shipped out UPS on Monday with a sincere apology and that I should receive them by Wednesday of the coming week. This action proved to be dully noted on the file but not performed or followed up by Noah. No sense of urgency from these people? When the promised delivery day of Wednesday passed I called Thursday to find out it was not even shipped yet(raising the question? When were they going to let me know?) After a totally illogical conversation with a young lady (who was loosing her patients for me) repeatedly explained that "etrailer" was waiting 5 days as company policy for the freight company to find the missing parts even though the box was not damaged or tampered with? I then asked to speak to a manager who assured me that she would ship the rails UPS and provide me with a tracking number going on day two and no tracking number, email or phone call from Jennifer? I'd stay away from this company and find one of the many other resources to buy your trailer needs. From all appearances they seem to perform well unless customer service has to get involved and then you are hung out to dry like me?

FYI: I have never complained online before this... but felt compelled hope this was helpfull!

I will have our customer service team reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 10/25/2021


Rail kit arrived undamaged and on time. Easy to install. Can’t ask for more than that.

2021 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Haven’t installed but my experience with campers and trucks ,this should be an excellent item for fifth wheels looks like it will be simple and excellent item,price wise this is cheaper than dealer installed and a no brained to installs thanks George

George - 04/17/2022


I ordered this just a few days ago and haven't had a chance to install it, but my review isn't about the product. etrailer went above and beyond with my purchase. Their customer service is great and the communication throughout the entire process of confirming purchase to confirming delivery, is by far the best I have ever experienced with online ordering.
Once my order was received, I was notified via email, once it shipped, I was notified, and once it was delivered, I received an email from Etrailer to confirm delivery.
On the shipping spectrum, my order shipped extremely fast and was delivered 3 days ahead of what they projected. The tracking process was updated throughout the delivery, which showed me every step of my order, and that was very easy to track and once again, the best experience that I've ever had with online purchases. On a side note, this was my first time ordering from this company, and I am very impressed. The website is a little confusing at times...I almost ordered the wrong part because the notice that it didn't fit my vehicle didn't exactly stand out to me.
Still, they get 5 stars from me and I definitely recommend.

Keith - 02/16/2022


This is how my product arrived. Just got home from work to find this on a Friday afternoon. Wonder if all parts are inside to do my project tomorrow?

I will have our Customer Service team reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 04/22/2022

2021 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Installed under a B&W 18k slider. I installed through a drop in bed liner (cut out openings with reciprocating tool). The only advice I have to make install easier is to not have wheel well liners installed, horrible to put in, let alone take out and put back in. The rest of the install was pretty straight forward on a F250. This is my 2nd installation of these rails, I installed on my 2018 F250 as well as my current 2021.


Initial the set up was easy to install, except one bolt that they provide a special tool to use to install the bolt. Was a little tricky to get the nut to tighten down. Other than that all holes lined up and was a breeze to install. My biggest issue was that the front base rail bent after less than a year. The base rail actually pulled away from the bed of the truck and left 5/8-3/4 inch gap between the rail and the bed. The rail actually is now bowed in the center. I had Reese rails before in my other truck and they didn't bend at all.

I will have our customer service team reach out to you. The rails do have a limited lifetime warranty.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 11/12/2021

Ford F-250 Super Duty

These base rails have performed great with my 5th wheel hitch. Straight forward installation, fit my Ford F250 as advertised.

2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty

My new 2019 F350 did not have the factory fifth wheel prep so to make my Demco hitch work I ordered this custom rail kit and I am very happy with it. Install was easy and painless since the factory frame had hole right where they needed to be for these brackets. It is a robust set of rails and brackets and will meet my towing needs for sure.


Wonderful hitch! My wife and I installed it ourselves, took a little longer than anticipated but the hitch is awesome!


I could not find a pickup with the puck system so I went this route instead. No regrets that I installed rails and together with my B&W hitch, I am 100% satisfied.


Would have given it a 5 but 1 blolt was missing. Good instructions , easy to install,everything lined up nice and we'll built.

I will make sure to have our customer service team reach out so we can have the missing hardware taken care of. The manufacturer prefers to have you use the hardware that comes with the brackets.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 06/22/2022


Excellent delivery to N.H.Quality looks above expectations

2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Very easy install good instructions fit my husky 5th wheel

2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty

matched up well. I think 1/8" change in dimensions would have been a perfect fit. Watch the youtube videos of the install for your truck. It will take time and precision, but no rocket science.


Super easy installation with exact fit design. Very well made with heavy duty materials.

The product has been working fantastic. It has handled the Mn winter and still looks like new.
Michael D - 08/25/2021


The order came in 2 boxes and delivered 5 days before Ashley E. my customer service rep with e Trailor said they would be here! Ashley E was very knowledgeable on the products and applications. She was very pleasant to talk with even with all my questions. Very pleased with e Trailor and their Rep Ashley E


Extremely easy to order and everything came right on time!
My mechanics in the shop are very happy!
Thank you etrailer!

2022 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Easy to use website, competitive pricing & fast shipping!


This is a much better base rail kit than the Reese version. The paint is superior.

2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Nice product. Went together as it should, easy to follow instructions.

2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Relatively simple to install. However, the U bolt installation method will not work on my 2019 F250, the frame rail is about 1/2 too tall for the U bolt to fit over. I had to use the drill and tap screw installation. Also, I was unable to install on the driver’s side as depicted in the instructions because the parking brake cable is mounted there. I instead mounted on the passenger side frame rail, on the outside, underneath the running board. After installation, no problems functioning with both the remote and iPhone app.


Fit perfectly on my 2017 f250


Very good product. Well made with nice heavy material easy install approx 2 hrs very happy with it will use you people again


Best fit, best towing, best installation kit I have ever used. Highly recommended!

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    Yes the B&W Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches part # BWRVK2402 will work out great with sliders from Husky as long as they are designed to be used on industry standard rails.
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  • Compatibility of Pullrite Fifth Wheel Hitch with B&W Industry Standard Mounting Rails
    If your Pullrite is the ISR (Industry Standard Rail) model, it would indeed be compatible with the # BWRVK2402 B&W fifth wheel rail/bracket kit. You can confirm this for yourself by measuring the front to back distance, center to center of the mounting tabs. This should be right at 22 inches. The center to center side to side spacing should be 29, 20-1/2 or 10 inches, as shown in the provided photo.
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  • Fifth Wheel Rail Kit for 2017 Ford F-250 for Husky Fifth Wheel Hitch
    Since the Husky 16k fifth wheel hitch is designed to fit the industry standard fifth wheel hitch rails you'd just need a rail kit designed to fit your 2017 Ford F-250 like the B and W part # BWRVK2402 which is custom fit for your truck so it will install easily and is priced great.
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  • Can Truck Bed Liner Install with B and W Fifth Wheel Rail Kit
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  • Recommended Base Rail Kit For A B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Hitch In A 2021 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    Yes, for your 2021 Ford F-250 you'll want the B&W Custom Installation Kit w/ Base Rails for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches # BWRVK2402. This base rail kit comes with custom brackets that use the factory holes in your frame to install so that no drilling is required. This will give you a strong and durable attachment point for your B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # BWRVK3200 to connect to.
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  • Is a Universal Fifth Wheel Installation Kit Worl on my 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty
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  • What are Standard Rail Dimensions for Fifth Wheel Hitches
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  • Recommended Autoslide 5th Wheel Hitch for a 2019 Ford F-350 w/ Industry Standard Rails
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  • Recommended Base Rails for Pullrite 5th Wheel Sliding Hitch on 2019 Ford F-250
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