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Old 03-30-2010, 06:58 PM   #1
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Hijacker Hitch

I am new to fifth wheeling and am wondering if anyone has any experience with the Hijacker 24-SL-16 16k Slider Fifth Wheel Hitch? My dealer is recommending this for an '04 Dodge 3500 short box. I have purchased a new 28' Flagstaff super lite 5er.


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Old 04-05-2010, 05:40 AM   #2
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Spend the extra money and get the Pullrite Superglide with super rails. It allows me remove the hitch, with engine cherry picker, then remove the standoffs and I have full use of my bed again.
Yes it's alittle spendy but it cost less than repairing the front cap and the rear cab of the truck. Also I don't have to plan my turns, that is get out, in the rain, pull a lever, get in the truck, set the 5th wheel brakes, pull forward, get out , in the rain, lock the slider, make the turn, stop the truck and get out , in the rain, pull the lever, set the trailer brakes, backup, get out , in the rain, lock the lever, get in the truck and dive off.
Man I'm tired just triing to explain it and I'm not out in the rain.

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Old 04-05-2010, 04:28 PM   #3
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I spent a couple of weeks searching Craigslist and found several SuperGlides for sale. I drove from Denver to Grand Junction to buy a never-used 16K with SuperRail kit and brackets that fit my truck for $850. I spent $10 for a hole saw and mounted it myself (freaky to bore 4 big holes in the bed of my new Super Duty, but otherwise pretty straightforward).

I love the hitch. I don't have to remember to release a slide when I'm distracted by weather, traffic, the phone, the nav system or conversation in the cab. 'Cuz I'm nothing if not distractable. It's the reason I also added a Blue Ox BedSaver. Check it out at blueox.com.
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