Yesterday's Tractor Co. Affordable Parts, Just in Time
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Ford 9N, 2N & 8N Discussion Forum
Show Parts for Model:

OT - 5th Wheel Harness

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]
carpetfarmer

10-17-2012 12:14:08
129.130.45.137



Report to Moderator

After a recent mishap (more like a jinx by my dad), I"m going to put a 5th wheel light plug in the bed of my truck. I was just wondering if any of you have done this and if so, where did you locate the plug? I want to put it somewhere out of the way where it won"t get broken, but most of the out of the way places I can think of, I don"t know as I can get to for the installation. If you've got 'em pictures would be great!

Thanks in advance for all the help, and for all the help you all have provided in the past, sure don't know what I'd do if I hadn't found this site!!

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
carpetfarmer

10-18-2012 09:24:41
129.130.185.93



Report to Moderator
 Re: OT - 5th Wheel Harness in reply to carpetfarmer, 10-17-2012 12:14:08  
That's what I'm doing. I found some plug and play kits that plug directly into the factory harness, and simply "T" off between the truck harness and standard receiver hitch light plug but they want $135 for it at the autoparts store or as low as $60 online, but I can set up my own to the same quality for about $40 by simply purchasing the components. I was going to put it up in front of the fender, as rustyfarmall mentioned, but looking at it last night, I think I'm going to locate it in the far back corner and as close to the bedrail as possible where it will be protected by the stake pocket because I have a toolbox in the bed and am afraid it will get tore up sliding objects over the fenders and under the toolbox (plywood, etc.). I'll post pictures of the finished product when I get it all done...whenever time may arise for that to happen, hopefully this weekend.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
dbNga

10-18-2012 08:46:22
205.174.22.27



Report to Moderator
 Re: OT - 5th Wheel Harness in reply to carpetfarmer, 10-17-2012 12:14:08  
Depending on year/model of truck, the plug just plugs into existing wiring harness, usually under rear bumper.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
pconnie

10-17-2012 16:54:36
67.72.98.45



Report to Moderator
 Re: OT - 5th Wheel Harness in reply to carpetfarmer, 10-17-2012 12:14:08  
because 5th wheel trailers have electric brakes the harness is fairly large..all the ones i know of are mounted on a piece of angle fastened to the underside of the bed rail bout half way between wheel well and the front of bed



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
rustyfarmall

10-18-2012 06:16:25
216.248.71.226



Report to Moderator
 Re: OT - 5th Wheel Harness in reply to pconnie, 10-17-2012 16:54:36  
Quoting Removed, click Modern View to see

It would still be the standard RV connector. Same as what I use for my gooseneck trailer. I did not relocate the factory installed, rear trailer connector. I bought an additional cannector, installed it where I wanted it, and then spliced into the existing wiring for the rear mounted socket.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
rustyfarmall

10-17-2012 12:49:22
67.55.162.174



Report to Moderator
 Re: OT - 5th Wheel Harness in reply to carpetfarmer, 10-17-2012 12:14:08  
I installed one on the left side of the box, about mid-way between the inner fender and the front of the box, and far enough above the floor to make it handy. Just about all trucks have enough space between the inner bed side and the outer body side to easily accomodate a trailer connector.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
[Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:

TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters