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Usually we just crawl underneath to get the great tech shots of the rig, but when Dr. rick pw (Flatfender Specialist) comes by to do a checkup, the rigs seem to get nervous and flop right over. We suppose this is a good time to check for leaks. Didn't ridges mention something about an odd fire? Using a set of TeraFlex FiberFlex leaf springs and custom perches, ridges is able to keep the '74 Wagoneer Dana 44 and custom full-float rear axle tracking right and flexing great. With a Detroit locker in the rear and an ARB Air locker up front, he has no trouble maneuvering the 83-inch wheelbase all over the trail. And in anticipation for all those tight squeezes, ridges narrowed both axles to 54 inches for an end package that is claimed to have the effective equivalent of a stretched TJ with 40-inch tires.

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