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Old 06-09-2012, 10:09 PM   #1
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Where is everyone installing the plug in the bed for the 5th wheel? Front, Back, or over the wheel well, and what side is best?
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Old 06-10-2012, 03:22 AM   #2
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On our F450, it's located on the drivers side in the bed, under the rail, half way between wheel well and the tailgate. I like it there, as the cord can lay in the bed, instead of worrying about it dragging on the gound.Edited by: Adamsvr
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Mine is standard factory GM. Located under the bumper by the hitch. Works great. Lots of cord on the TW
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Old 06-10-2012, 07:40 AM   #4
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I had mine installed on the driver side of the bed back by the tailgate. My previous truck it was on the drivers side in front of the rear tire. It worked, but that required me to lean against the truck bed to plug the coach in. Had a few shirts that were dirty from leaning against the truck. If I were to do it over again on another new truck, I'd go back by the tailgate where mine currently is. Easier to plug in and doesn't require leaning against the truck.

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Old 06-10-2012, 11:19 PM   #5
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I asked around a bit & the RV dealer all recommend the same thing - a plug in the box on the drivers side near the endgate. Seems to work well as far as I am concerned. Just my 2 cents though.
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Old 06-11-2012, 06:16 AM   #6
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I installed ours just back of the drivers wheel well.



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Old 06-11-2012, 05:12 PM   #7
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we have two, one just in front of the wheel well on the driver side and one on the bumper adjacent to the license plate
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Old 06-11-2012, 05:52 PM   #8
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Just don't understand, why you want to pay to put a plug in the box when the one at the back of your truck works just great. No new holes in the box and the cord stays out of the way when you travel. I delivered rv's and I hauled all kinds. The standard plug in the rear was just fine. Never had an issue with any rig. Save your money and buy fuel.
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Sometimes you do stuff just to make the "team" happy!!!
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Just don't understand, why you want to pay to put a plug in the box when the one at the back of your truck works just great. No new holes in the box and the cord stays out of the way when you travel. I delivered rv's and I hauled all kinds. The standard plug in the rear was just fine. Never had an issue with any rig. Save your money and buy fuel.


Ours is out of the way of items we put in the bed of the truck.



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