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Chassis Adam wanted to keep the truck as low as possible while still managing to fit 39.5-inch tires. He and his dad started with the original ’52 Willys truck frame. They boxed it in the crucial areas and mounted pliant stock 1/2-ton Dodge front springs. The rear boingers are the original Willys parts. However, the mounts were moved inboard for axle clearance. A total of about 8 inches of lift was achieved with the Dodge front springs and spring-over in the rear. It’s all directed by a full hydraulic steering system. The underside is made smooth and protected by a 1/2-inch-thick skidplate. The wheelbase remains the original 118 inches.