Jump to content
  • Announcements

    • Me78569

      High Idle Kit Sale   09/06/2017

      Just in time for Father Winter, we are offering a %10 Discount for the first 10 High Idle switches sold until 10/1/2017.  Just use the coupon code HighIdle at checkout to get %10 off. Visit out store to see details on the High Idle Kit.       

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

david7w5

Goose Neck Hitch

Recommended Posts

david7w5    0
david7w5

2001 dodge 2500, 4x4, auto, cummins, 3.55 gearsI am in need of a good goose neck hitch. What brand and type? I would like to keep it hidden.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
flagmanruss    80
flagmanruss

Love my hidden hitch. With my 4X4 (no lift) I had plenty of room to install. I assembled the whole hitch under the bed. I bushed the square center hole & ran a long drill up through the bed & OEM bed liner. I used a holecutter to cut the liner & bed. It exactly centers over the rear axle... my old Chevy was shop built (permanet ball in the bed) & had the ball 2" ahead of the axle center line. My trailer has the axles very far back so I have a LOT of tongue weight... no problems. The Hidden Hitch release is hidden in the wheel well... I cut an access in the inner fender liner & installed a flap of inner tube rubber to keep the crud in the wheel well.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
kerley    12
kerley

Love my hidden hitch. With my 4X4 (no lift) I had plenty of room to install. I assembled the whole hitch under the bed. I bushed the square center hole & ran a long drill up through the bed & OEM bed liner. I used a holecutter to cut the liner & bed. It exactly centers over the rear axle... my old Chevy was shop built (permanet ball in the bed) & had the ball 2" ahead of the axle center line. My trailer has the axles very far back so I have a LOT of tongue weight... no problems. The Hidden Hitch release is hidden in the wheel well... I cut an access in the inner fender liner & installed a flap of inner tube rubber to keep the crud in the wheel well.

My GN Hitch is as you described. It is eather a B&M or a B&W I'am not sure which. It cost about $600. installed. It is a good set up for me.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Wild and Free    1,116
Wild and Free

B&W is the best and offers different options as well.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Prowelder    3
Prowelder

I say B&W. They are awesome and can take some serious abuse. Plus when not in use, just turn it over and the bed is nice and flat!:thumbup2:

With the ball out:

Posted Image

No bed:

Posted Image

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
smokeythedodge    0
smokeythedodge

Like your 251 miller, cant beat them. Who do you do welding for? Noticed your screen name is professionalwelder i am jw where you work

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Prowelder    3
Prowelder

Like your 251 miller, cant beat them. Who do you do welding for? Noticed your screen name is professionalwelder i am jw where you work

I used to work at that shop. We built all sorts of things from trailers to beds to asphalt repair equipment, along with farm repair, both mechanical and metal fabrication/ welding. Due to the owner failing to pay, I don't work there anymore. I'm still working on getting paid and it has been well over a year since I worked there.:rolleyes: Now I don't weld much anymore, just a little here and there for myself. In college working on my business degree with plans to go to law school afterward.:thumbup2:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Explosives87    0
Explosives87

I used to work at that shop. We built all sorts of things from trailers to beds to asphalt repair equipment, along with farm repair, both mechanical and metal fabrication/ welding. Due to the owner failing to pay, I don't work there anymore. I'm still working on getting paid and it has been well over a year since I worked there.:rolleyes:

Now I don't weld much anymore, just a little here and there for myself. In college working on my business degree with plans to go to law school afterward.:thumbup2:

Really winslow you want to turn into one of those bloodsucker :evilgrin:, you seem like way to nice of a guy to be a lawer.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Prowelder    3
Prowelder

Really winslow you want to turn into one of those bloodsucker :evilgrin:, you seem like way to nice of a guy to be a lawer.

Not all lawyers are bloodsuckers... Sometimes they come into play after someone has wronged you...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
N7MOG    0
N7MOG
I will add that the B&W turnover ball was the best investment on my truck other than the BuckStop front bumper!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites



×