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Sidewinder™ 5th Wheel Pin Box, 20,000 lbs. Capacity, Fits Lippert (1621, 1716, 0719), Fabex PB 600 Series

Part No 68220
It’s the “ultimate short bed towing solution” REESE® Sidewinder ™  is the premium pin box designed specifically for today's short bed pickups. With it’s Patent pending design, it automatically eliminates turning and clearance headaches. Now you can make 90+ degree turns without ever exiting the truck.
  • By locking the trailer king pin to the 5th wheel hitch with the included wedge, the Sidewinder pin box effectively moves the trailer pivot position 22 in. rearward allowing for increased turning capability
  • Included wedge fits all Reese 5th wheel hitches.  All non-Reese hitch systems will require purchase of custom fit wedge kit.  Check available wedges offerings below
  • Automatic tracking – No need for a 5th wheel slider system to make tight turns or to park trailer.  The Sidewinder system does this automatically so the user will not have to leave the cab of the truck
  • Trailer tracks more closely to the tow vehicle while keeping the load centered over the axles
  • With the pivoting pin box design, you can hook up at nearly any angle
  • Improved, robust design adds increased stability and strength to support heavier loads
  • Tested for real world conditions, Sidewinder ™ exceeds all REESE and SAE test standards
  • Ships pre-assembled - saves on install time
  • Virtually maintenance free*
  • Rated for 20,000 lbs. capacity

68220 Sidewinder Pin Box: 
Pin box wing set make and model #'s: Lippert #1621, Lippert #1621 HD, Lippert #0719, and Fabex PB 600 Series
Pin box wing set make and model #'s: Lippert #1716, and Lippert #0115 require (68200) Spacer Kit for installation

68202 Wedge Kit (Sold Separately): 
Replacement for included wedge: Fits Reese Elite, M Series, Pro Series Slide Jaw & Dual Jaw hitches

68203 Wedge Kit (Sold Separately):
Replacement for included wedge:  Fits CURT E Series and Q Series hitches. Sidewinder not to be used with the Curt A-Series

68204 Wedge Kit (Sold Separately):
Replacement for included wedge: Fits B&W Patriot & Companion Series, Husky and Demco 5th wheel hitches

NOTE: Not all tow vehicle and trailer combinations will allow 90-degree turn
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Brand: Reese
Part Number: 68220
Warranty: Limited Lifetime Warranty
UPC: 016118156041
Dimensions: 12" x 36" x 16" (Shipping)
Finish: Black Powder Coat
Weight: 205 lbs

When used together, the following parts make up the product (Kit) at the top of the page. They can be purchased together as part of the kit or as separate components for replacement or repair; however, ALL of the following MUST be used in order for the above product to work as advertised.

Tool Sizes Needed
This product is not vehicle specific.

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Do you offer a wedge for this unit that's compatible with an RBW fifth wheel hitch?
We do not offer a wedge compatible with RBW fifth wheel hitches.