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puma5thwheel
02-22-2018, 06:18 PM
I just purchased a 2008 Puma 253FBS. I am picking it up Saturday but can't get a straight answer as to how high I should set my new 5th wheel. I have a 2016 Ford F-150 with a Curt A16 hitch. Any suggestions?

wingnut60
02-22-2018, 07:58 PM
Not familiar with the hitch, but you should have at least 6" clearance between bed rails and fiver.

Notanlines
02-23-2018, 07:12 AM
What Wingman^^^^ said. Six inches is the minimum required to prevent bed/5'ver damage if you tow through a steep dip in a driveway or the like. And if you do have to raise the level of that hitch be sure to follow the torque directions in the owner's manual.

Rhagfo
02-23-2018, 11:03 AM
You are asking how high to set it, so sounds like you are doing it yourself.
If so pick a height, and then take your tools with you, if it is off too much, then can readjust on site. If off by just a bit, tow it home and correct it there.

Rhagfo
03-04-2018, 08:34 AM
I just purchased a 2008 Puma 253FBS. I am picking it up Saturday but can't get a straight answer as to how high I should set my new 5th wheel. I have a 2016 Ford F-150 with a Curt A16 hitch. Any suggestions?

How did the pickup go??