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One of his favorite Jeeps of all times was owned by Pat Helgeson of Custom Welding and Fabrication in North Dakota, and when Freiburger's career path resulted in a total lack of wrenching time he sent the Jeep up to Pat's place where it was transformed into the monster machine it is today. The main goal of the rebuild was to get massive 42-inch tires under the body while having all the drivetrain tucked up above the bottom of the framerails. To do this required all new motor mounts and transmission mounts located up on the inside of the frame as well as extensive body modification such as the massive rear wheel tubs and the cab floor being rebuilt around the raised drivetrain.