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Rock of Gibraltar strength comes from a 14-bolt out back with matching gears and a Detroit. Rear springs are Superlift and pivot off the shackles at the end of the frame. The four-wheel disc brakes were made cheap and easy with front rotors and calipers from an ’80s 3/4-ton Chevy truck out back. Nelson even kept the stock proportioning valve and master cylinder.

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