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Old 06-06-2017, 07:46 AM   #21
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You don't need a slider.
The Ram 5th wheel hitch that mounts in the four factory holes is "Sweet"
No rails in the bed when you remove the hitch.
We have a 2015 ram megacab shortbed... the trailer DID HIT THE CAB. Blew out the rear window as well. So please don't tell others they don't need a slider with a 6'4" bed..and to others as well. This happened with an Andersen ultimate hitch..Have a superglide now....
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Old 06-06-2017, 07:50 AM   #22
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no slider it is! tnx...damn he wins! lol

Recommendations on brand?
It happened with us....5th wheel hit cab...2015 ram shortbed, puck system, Andersen hitch..went to superglide...
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Old 06-06-2017, 08:47 AM   #23
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Even with somewhat rounded corners, a slider is needed for most short-bed trucks. I hit the corners twice with my setup with the unused manual slider before I bought an auto slider.
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Old 06-06-2017, 09:57 AM   #24
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We have a 2015 ram megacab shortbed... the trailer DID HIT THE CAB. Blew out the rear window as well. So please don't tell others they don't need a slider with a 6'4" bed..and to others as well. This happened with an Andersen ultimate hitch..Have a superglide now....
If you had read my post you would have noticed that I was responding to the post who said they had a long bed. Long bed does not need a slider. I have a short bed, I have a slider.
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Old 06-06-2017, 11:35 AM   #25
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Misunderstood...you're right...not with the longbed.....
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Old 08-27-2017, 01:23 PM   #26
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Thank you everyone for the advise! Line-x Bed liner install tomorrow and i just placed order for our new hitch!

C16049 Curt Q25 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch for Ram Towing Prep Package - Dual Jaw - 25,000 lbs retail $1690 on sale for $758.55 on etrailer.com!

Woot woot! So excited for this next phase. We are truly 1st timers, never hooked, never pulled...let the fun begin! lol
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Old 08-27-2017, 07:32 PM   #27
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I have the B&W Companion in my '17 Ram 2500 4x4 SWB/ Auto Air Level - have not needed the slider yet. My problems are: 1st camper, dealer useless, Using Trial Air - so I don't know squat. Just had wet bolts put in and independent shop suggested raising pin box one hole to level 5er. When Whole unit is on level surface, what clearance should be between top of bed rails and bottom of nose on unit. Nose is still above level. .Can the RAM run down the road on "Alternate Trailer Height" setting?
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Old 03-13-2019, 08:42 AM   #28
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New Truck, New Demco Slider

2019 F350 SRW and 2019 MHC 375FL and New Demco Slider hitch.

Does anyone have a similar setup so I can better estimate how high to set the slider hitch at ? We just ordered the 5th wheel trailer and I'd like to be close when we pick it up. Our first 5th wheel. The Demco has 3 different height settings.
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Old 03-13-2019, 08:51 AM   #29
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On my 2016 its at the lowest setting
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Old 03-13-2019, 09:28 AM   #30
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I have Husky 26KW 5th wheel hitch for my F350 ford OEM Puck system and has been a very good hitch we don't need slider but they do have them also.
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