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Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch For A 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 With A 9,500 Lb. Trailer


Interested in purchasing reese 5th wheel hitch set up,would like to use custom rails/bracket 50066.58,looking for slider hitch for chevy 2500 6.5 bed, towing 9500lb few times a year. Possibly use reese RP30051 or similar, any recommendation would be helpful. Thank you.


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The Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # RP30051 and Reese Quick-Install Custom Base Rails part # RP50066-58 are good option and will work well for your 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. It has a rated capacity of 16,000 lbs which will more than capable of hauling your 9,500 trailer. This fifth-wheel trailer hitch features a 4-way-pivoting head to provide a full range of motion for easy trailer hookup. The installation brackets are inboard meaning they attach to the inside portion of the frame rail. I have attached a video review of this product for you.

A better 5th wheel hitch for you to use on your truck would be the Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # RP30075 and the Reese Quick-Install Custom Base Rails part # RP56001-53. This 5th wheel hitch also has a dual locking jaw that will provide you will less rattle while towing in addition to greater security but also comes with a round tube slider for a smoother transition while in the maneuvering position. These installation brackets are outboard meaning they attach to the outside portion of the frame rail which will make installation less troublesome. I have also attached a review video of this hitch for you as well.

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