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After the proper length was achieved, the next obstacles were body mounts. John essentially fabricated a 3-inch body lift to make the body sit properly on the frame. A bracket was made so the bed would line up with the cab. He also installed a custom flap (left) to keep road debris kicked up by the tires—including road salt—off the underside of the bed and to help prevent rust.

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