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Check out the square-tube front driveshaft that John was running the day we saw him on the Hammers. Rather than carry two different-length spares, James can use this one made out of a Class III trailer hitch and a length of square tubing, should he pretzel one of the round-tube shafts on the trail. Trust us, this is only a temporary solution to get John to safety as the square tube is prone to monster vibrations at on-road speeds. Fabrication trickery continues with a tubular transfer case crossmember and skidplate combo to hold and protect the Marlin Crawler underneath.

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