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Trailair Rota-Flex 5th Wheel Pin Box - Lippert 1621 or 1621HD - 18,000 lbs

Trailair Rota-Flex 5th Wheel Pin Box - Lippert 1621 or 1621HD - 18,000 lbs

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This Rota-Flex pin box has a pivoting head with a built-in rubber compound that works to reduce chucking and absorb road shock, resulting in a smoother ride and less wear and tear on your trailer. Replaces Lippert 1621 or 1621HD pin boxes. 1-800-940-8924 to order Lippert fifth wheel king pin part number LC328330 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Lippert products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Trailair Rota-Flex 5th Wheel Pin Box - Lippert 1621 or 1621HD - 18,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel King Pin reviews from real customers.
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Lippert Fifth Wheel King Pin - LC328330

  • Lippert 1621
  • Lippert 1621HD
  • 18000 lbs GTW
  • Absorbs Road Shock and Reduces Chucking
  • Upgraded Pin Box
  • Lippert
  • Fixed Turret

This Rota-Flex pin box has a pivoting head with a built-in rubber compound that works to reduce chucking and absorb road shock, resulting in a smoother ride and less wear and tear on your trailer. Replaces Lippert 1621 or 1621HD pin boxes.


Features:

  • Pivoting pin box replaces standard pin box on your 5th-wheel trailer to improve handling and limit strain on the truck and trailer
    • Minimizes chucking by allowing controlled movement of king pin within your hitch
  • Rubber compound built into the head absorbs road shock
    • Reduces wear and tear on trailer
  • Black powder coat provides rust resistance
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • King pin connects to any 5th-wheel trailer hitch
  • Bolt-on installation with no assembly required
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Designed to replace Lippert 1621 or 1621HD 5th-wheel pin boxes
  • Weight capacity: 18,000 lbs
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Diagram of measurements for the Lippert Rota-Flex pin box

Notes:

  • Do not use the Trailair Rota-Flex pin box with any type of gooseneck adapter.
  • The Trailair Rota-Flex is not compatible with Curt E-Series or Q-Series 5th wheel hitches.

The Rota-Flex pin box has a pivoting head and built-in rubber compound that help to reduce chucking and absorb road shock for a smoother ride as you tow your fifth-wheel trailer.


Pivoting Head Reduces Chucking

The Lippert Rota-Flex pin box has a pivoting head to help reduce chucking

The pivoting head on the Rota-Flex allows for controlled back and forth movement of the king pin to reduce the uncomfortable jarring known as chucking. Unlike a rigid pin box that has little give at the point where the trailer and the hitch are connected, the Rota-Flex can pivot slightly to compensate for those times that your trailer suddenly pushes or pulls on your tow vehicle. Because the pin box head - not the king pin itself - is moving, the chucking that often occurs when the king pin jerks around inside the hitch is significantly reduced.


Rubber Compound Absorbs Road Shock

The Lippert Rota-Flex pin box has a built-in rubber compound to help absorb road shock

A heavy-duty rubber compound is built into the head assembly of the Rota-Flex pin box. This rubber absorbs the bumps and vibrations, or road shock, experienced when towing a fifth-wheel trailer over rough roads. Standard pin boxes without any type of shock absorption transfer road shock to your trailer, resulting in potential damage to the trailer and an overall bumpy ride. The shock-absorbing rubber inside the Rota-Flex takes the beating so there's less wear and tear on your trailer or RV and you get a smoother ride.


Easy, Bolt-On Installation

The Rota-Flex is easy to install. Simply remove your existing Lippert 1621 or 1621HD pin box and install the Rota-Flex on your trailer or RV. The Rota-Flex uses the same bolts that held on your original pin box so no additional hardware is required. Plus, it comes out of the box ready to be put on your trailer, so no assembly is needed. Because the Rota-Flex is quite heavy, you should put it on an elevated surface or have a friend help you support its weight during installation.



328330 Lippert Components (LCI) Rotaflex by Trail Air Fifth Wheel Kingpin Box for Lippert 1621 or 1621HD

Replaces UF35-946202 Ultra-Fab Rubber Ride Kingpin Box by Rota-Flex

Installation Details LC328330 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Trailair Rota-Flex 5th Wheel Pin Box - Lippert 1621 or 1621HD - 18,000 lbs - LC328330

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (33 Customer Reviews)

This Rota-Flex pin box has a pivoting head with a built-in rubber compound that works to reduce chucking and absorb road shock, resulting in a smoother ride and less wear and tear on your trailer. Replaces Lippert 1621 or 1621HD pin boxes.

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The shipping container was not adequate for pin box. It was too large and no protective packing was used to protect the powder coated finish. When it was delivered by UPS the carton was destroyed. I had to repaint it as it was badly chipped from rough handling. I am disappointed in the performance as I do not see any difference in the chucking which is the reason why I purchased it. If I were to get a different 5th wheel I will not purchase a Rota-Flex again.


Comments
With the Rota-Flex, it is meant to reduce the amount of chucking that comes with hauling a 5th Wheel trailer. However, there are a lot of factors that can be the cause of chucking, such as: the nose being high or the nose being down, too much weight in the rear of the trailer, or even a 5th Wheel hitch that has a more loose or lower tolerances in the jaw. Due to all of these factors, you might not be able to notice any difference or the chucking can even become worse, depending on the situation. I also see that you have received some damage to your pin box, when it comes to shipping, it is possible that the pin box could have been scratched. We recommend using a rust-oleum type of paint to prevent any corrosion. I have a link below for your reference. I have also sent this information over to our customer service team for them to better assist you.
-- Etrailer Expert Katrina B - 04/04/2022

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Received on Wed. as planned. With a little help from my forklift, I had this trail air pin box installed in few hours. Fit perfect on my Sabre. Drove around the block, about 4 miles. This pulls so nice, it is like nothing behind you. Thanks etrailer.



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The product was great, The better part was how fast it got to me . I had it put on the camper the same day i had received it what was 3 days after my order. Now you can't beat the shipping. All my orders from ETrailer has been fast and on time . Thank you all at Etrailer.



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Looks great on my 5th. If anyone else has wondered as I did and could not find anything online regarding the vertical height difference between this trail air rota flex and my standard lippert 1621. This pin box will reduce the nose of my 5th by 2" mounted in the same location. Now to pull my rear axle spacers on my dodge to get another 1.5" lower. Etrailer is great as always. Never had a problem with them and have ordered here many times. Thanks Etrailer!



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The Trailair Rota-Flex pin box worked great. The pin box did the job by removing 80% of the chucking as we traveled.



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This king pin assembly works well to get the chucking down. I do feel at times do to road conditions that I still feel some, but over all it has helped the ride and I feel it has take some abuse away from my truck and the trailer seems to ride better. Overall I am pleased with the kingpin assembly for the cost. The only thing I cannot do is put my cover on that was on my old kingpin.



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Fast Shipping,Great product,It sure softens up the ride! Doesn't eliminate all the jerking but overall quite satisfied! Quality built product. Definitely not a one person job so seek out a helper to hold things Thanks Etrailer.


Comments
This king pin box came on my 5th wheel, it does not help the jerking at all. I am now looking to install a different pin box.
-- comment by: Gene - 10/19/2013

Thanks for the feedback. If you need help finding a different pin box, please let me know. We carry Ultra-Fab, Fifth Gear and Reese pin boxes in various versions.

-- Etrailer Expert Patrick B - 10/23/2013


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Excellent service. Fast delivery and great price.



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Had trouble receiving the hitch through UPS (they lost it --[48 miles from my residence] conversation with Stacy at etrailer and they shipped another, which my wife and I installed. etrailer was very helpful in sending another to replace the one UPS lost. Thanks so much



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I received my order promptly, faster than expected for a large item. I paid for my pin box, checked the next day and etrailer had dropped the price, they refunded the difference which impressed me greatly. I am a repeat customer and have not had a bad experience ever.



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Received the Roto flex pin box I ordered from etrailer in about a week. Arrived in good condition and perfect fit completely satisfied with etrailer on this order



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I purchased it as a direct replacement for the damaged on on my fifth wheel.



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The Roto Pin Box has eliminated 90% of my chucking. The only time I get any now is on a extreme bump but it settles down pretty quick. It was also very easy to install. Some of the bolts are a little tight to get to but doable.



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Came in mail packaged! Even the UPS man told me how etrailer is a legit company doing a great job shipping! Any in costumer service was great and her team had the price match over amazon done in one business day. Great to work with!!



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Super helpful, fast shipping, arrived earlier than expected, A+++ for Amy and her knowledge of the pin box I needed.



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Product arrived fast, although it was a little beaten by UPS item worked just fine



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Nice product. Would have been nice if ups didn’t loose the first one but you guys got me another one quickly



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I haven't opened the box yet, but it was shipped as fast or faster than I ever thought possible. As far as the product goes i am sure it arrived safe and sound. Good job!



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Shipment was on time as promised. The packing in the box was not well done and it had some scratches. Will be trying it out in a few weeks to see how it works.



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It got lost by UPS, but the service and customer service was great, received my product in excellent shape. This is a very good company to do business with. I will do business with them again. Thank you Paul.



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Good Product will recommend to others



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arrived ahead of time in great shape. Have not put on yet.



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Was very to install. Helps a lot when towing. Great pin box.



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Works great



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