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AEV does all of its engineering with computer-aided design, and this is especially important when developing a stamped part. Since the stamping process is done with an expensive die, going back and making changes after the fact can be costly. So as much research as possible is done prior to the first stamped prototype. This allowed AEV to adjust contours and dimension, better accommodate a winch, and offer clearance for front tire and approach angles while still safely protecting the body and frame.

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