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#5690392 - 04/08/15 02:20 PM Needing a gooseneck?
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I tried searching for this before I posted, but what I found was in regards to 5th wheel.

Looking to put a gooseneck in my truck and a couple people have all told me to do B&W. While I appreciate quality, I honestly cannot afford it. Normally I would just wait and install the best, however in this case it is time sensitive and I really need to install something rather quickly.

My question is:
Do you have any suggestions on what is a pretty good contingency to B&W?
What all what I need to buy?
Where would be a good place to buy from?
Anyone here have an truck accessory shop I could support?

I would much rather buy from someone on THF if they offer it, but would entertain other suggestions for sure.
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#5690611 - 04/08/15 04:15 PM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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Best bet is just a plate style one.

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#5690958 - 04/08/15 08:09 PM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: BOBO the Clown]
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Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Best bet is just a plate style one.

That's the best alternative. You'll need a set of rails which should run you about $200 plus installation but that really is your next best bet over the B&W.
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#5690977 - 04/08/15 08:18 PM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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What year/model truck?

Charlie

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#5691072 - 04/08/15 09:11 PM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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Save money and install it yourself. I did a B&W a few months back and it was pretty easy.

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#5691323 - 04/09/15 02:23 AM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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Or find a good welder and do it with 12 inch channel iron and weld it to frame with a drop in ball... We did all of my dodges and it did not void any warranty.... Poeple say it does but I'm not sure 100% and my new ford is fixing to get the same type of hitch... We tow 32 foot trailers with 16-17 round bales all the time and I've never had a issue. Cost around a 100$ plus about 3.5 hours worth of labor.

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#5691345 - 04/09/15 05:30 AM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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You can get the hide away and get an adapter for you 5th wheel

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#5691713 - 04/09/15 09:13 AM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: z71dustin]
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Originally Posted By: z71dustin
Save money and install it yourself. I did a B&W a few months back and it was pretty easy.


Id say this^^^

They supply instructions and installation really isn't hare at all. The hardest part for me was drilling that hole in a brand new pickup.
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#5691719 - 04/09/15 09:14 AM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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There was a used B&W in the classifieds on here a while back. Also may check a salvage yard.


Edited by redchevy (04/09/15 09:15 AM)
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#5691784 - 04/09/15 09:33 AM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: thewrap]
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Originally Posted By: thewrap
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Best bet is just a plate style one.

That's the best alternative. You'll need a set of rails which should run you about $200 plus installation but that really is your next best bet over the B&W.


Thank you.

When I bought the truck it had rails in it. The previous owner worked in the oilfield and hauled an RV, however he didn't leave the receiver. Only the rails.

Originally Posted By: CharlieCTx
What year/model truck?

Charlie

2005 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4


Originally Posted By: redchevy
There was a used B&W in the classifieds on here a while back. Also may check a salvage yard.

I didn't think about that. That is a great idea.
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#5692168 - 04/09/15 12:55 PM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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If you already have rails for fifth wheel i would search on craigslist for the goosneck ball plate.
like this one. Says he is willing to part out. http://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/cto/4962826840.html

Or this one. http://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/pts/4927276009.html

Good luck.

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#5692180 - 04/09/15 01:00 PM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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Thank you
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#5692352 - 04/09/15 02:33 PM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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Skylar send me your truck info. I will make a phone call. I get good pricing on B&W.
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#5692363 - 04/09/15 02:40 PM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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PM sent Andrew.
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#5692739 - 04/09/15 06:31 PM Re: Needing a gooseneck? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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Do the '05's have the plate across the frame for the factory g'neck? I just installed the factory g'neck on my '14.

Charlie

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