We choose not to go with a cable pull system or the SMI because of the hole drilling required. The Patriot may need to be braced when on twisty roads such as the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Inspected Axis hitch and replaced two missing bolts. I didn't see any sign they were ever there. This is a problem others have reported.
2016 Axis 24.1 E-450 6 spd tranny
300 watts portable solar.
200 watts solar on the roof.
Wrangler JK dinghy