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Old 12-01-2013, 11:33 AM   #21
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Ok thanks! Just sent them an email for an ETA.
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Old 12-01-2013, 12:56 PM   #22
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Most new campers really don't require a sliding hitch anymore with their new front cap designs...maybe if you really needed to have the truck and camper at 90 degrees it may be required. I never use the manual slider and our camper doesn't have the rounded, lower corners no the front cap that virtually all 5vr's have now.

Your probably OK with an non-sliding hitch. Did Ram have a factory hitch option like that?

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Old 12-01-2013, 01:01 PM   #23
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At this point we would settle for any type except gooseneck . We are waiting to see what happens within the next week or two.
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Old 12-01-2013, 02:16 PM   #24
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At this point we would settle for any type except gooseneck . We are waiting to see what happens within the next week or two.
Why?

https://www.google.com/webhp?tab=ww&...ompanion+hitch


Not a bad hitch, will work with any trailer but a tongue pull.
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Old 12-02-2013, 10:05 PM   #25
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Remember, just because a dealer doesn't know something, doesn't make it gospel. Both 5th wheel and gooseneck are available for 2014 Ram 2500.

http://media.chrysler.com/newsreleas...d=14490&mid=71

Granted that article says 5th wheel and gooseneck capability. Whatever it is, you can be sure this is special order through an aftermarket dept. I read about 2013 there is a special prep package that needs to be installed for 5th wheels. Mount rails may be under the bed instead of on top of bed.
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Old 12-02-2013, 10:11 PM   #26
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More info for you on 2014 5th wheel and gooseneck.
http://courses.chrysleracademy.com/M...HitchFlyer.pdf

Just google this stuff and start reading!
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Old 12-02-2013, 10:13 PM   #27
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Remember, just because a dealer doesn't know something, doesn't make it gospel. Both 5th wheel and gooseneck are available for 2014 Ram 2500.

http://media.chrysler.com/newsreleas...d=14490&mid=71

Granted that article says 5th wheel and gooseneck capability. Whatever it is, you can be sure this is special order through an aftermarket dept. I read about 2013 there is a special prep package that needs to be installed for 5th wheels. Mount rails may be under the bed instead of on top of bed.
New for 2014: Ram | J.D. Power
doesn't say they are available. It's a prep package, just means truck will be ready to accept one when someone makes it. Good articles though
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Old 12-02-2013, 10:17 PM   #28
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ah, you posted another. Pictures and part numbers. All looks good till you get to bottom. "Coming soon". Wonder when soon is supposed to be?
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Old 12-03-2013, 07:08 AM   #29
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Yes, we did know that Ram had their own OEM but I've been told by every manufacturer of 5th wheels say I would have been worse off if I ordered it because it's not like fords that came out a few years ago. That being said , so many of you suggested B&W hitch and we think they have something called turnaround ball hitch. Then purchase the companion hitch. We are going to a dealer today to get more info.
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I'm lost as to what is so different about the 2014 that a universal rail system won't work. Is it, that the frame is such, that it doesn't allow anything to be mounted to it? I've installed both custom and universal rail systems and can't imagine where the problem lies, short of no frame access, either inside or outside.
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