Had this type 3 hitch professionally installed by a hitch/welding shop in AZ as part of the deal when we bought our '09 20' FC. Use the Stowaway carrier (waterproof..Thule, Yakima not) for barbecue stuff, hoses and other accessories we don't want to carry inside the trailer or the back of our short-bed F-150. Super convenient since we mostly back-in at campgrounds. Been to Alaska and back with it and over some difficult terrain in north central Washington State. Never a glitch. Easy access to the water hatch and small rear storage compartment. Tail lights, turn signals and now license plate holder added.