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What is the Ford 5th wheel prep package?

Ford 5th Wheel Prep Package
The Ford 5th Wheel Prep Package is a set of components designed specifically for the Super Duty trucks, enabling the fitment of a 5th wheel or gooseneck hitch kit. The package includes the following components:
– Inner and Outer Frame L-Brackets
– Under bed Hitch Crossmember
– All required hardware
– Bed Mount 7-pin Wire Harness
– Trim Kit.
The package also adds the under bed rail system/pucks and the bed-mounted electrical connector, providing a convenient and integrated solution for towing fifth wheel or gooseneck trailers.
Additionally, the fifth wheel prep package also includes the wiring and sockets inside the bed, offering flexibility and options for towing needs.
It’s important to note that the Ford 5th Wheel Prep Package is VIN-specific, and it is required when adding a Ford 5th Wheel or Gooseneck Hitch Kit. If a vehicle does not come with the factory package, it can be installed after the fact, but it’s essential to ensure compatibility with the specific vehicle model.
For detailed installation instructions, there are resources available online, including step-by-step installation guides and videos for reference.

What is the trailer tow prep group?

I have a 2021 limited with the Trailer tow prep group. It only includes the following : Trailer hitch zoom, Headlamp leveling system, Rear load leveling, and full size spare. It does not include the receiver, or plug access. You will have to get a receiver and plug wiring installed, and possibly have it flashed.

What Ford trucks have the puck system?


2022 Ford F-350 Super Duty
2022 Ford F-450 Super Duty
2021 Ford F-250 Super Duty
2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Why would you convert 5th wheel to gooseneck?

Gooseneck hitches offer several advantages over 5th wheel hitches. First, they are far less invasive and bulky in the truck bed. Above the truck bed, a gooseneck hitch consists merely of a gooseneck ball and safety chain anchors.

Can you add a fifth-wheel prep package?

So uh that’s something to you don’t really have to weigh out. Now it does not include your fifth wheel. And it does not include your ball. For your gooseneck.

What is a prep package?

Expert Reply: The OEM prep package consists of 4 “pucks” in the bed of the truck that will allow you to drop in puck style hitches for easy installation and removal, that gives you a completely clear bed when not in use.

How does the puck system work?

With the covers removed. You can simply drop the 5th wheel hitch into the pucks. And lock it into. Place if your vehicle is not equipped with the puck.

Which is stronger 5th wheel or gooseneck?

Gooseneck hitches can pull more than 30,000 pounds, at least 3,000 pounds more than the best fifth wheel hitch. The ball hitch and safety-chain anchors take up very little space in the bed and are easy to install and remove. They’re also relatively light.

What is 5th wheel prep package Ram 2500?

Description: Fifth Wheel Prep Kit for the Ram 2500 (Production underbed hardware). Includes Rear Stanchions, Gooseneck Ball Cartridge and above bed trim rings and an I-Sheet Note* For Trucks Without Production 5th Wheel/ Goose Neck Package Sales Code (AHU).

Is Ford and Chevy Puck system the same?

Expert Reply: The Ford OEM puck system is different than the Chevrolet/GMC OEM puck system therefore, you can’t use a 5th wheel hitch from one in the other. The Ford OEM system has pucks which are much closer together than on the Chevrolet/GMC OEM system.

What is gooseneck 5th wheel prep package?

Gooseneck / 5th Wheel Prep Package. Hitch platform to accept Gooseneck or 5th wheel hitch. Hitch platform with tray to accept ball and stamped box holes with caps installed. Box mounted 7-pin trailer harness. May require additional optional equipment.

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