Now we are getting to the suspension innovations. We already stated that the frame was completely custom made and here we see a unique three-link rear suspension setup. The square tubing trailing arms extend forward some 40 inches or so and transition into round tubing with large Heim joints at the ends. The rear portions of the arms are bolted to brackets welded to the rear axle tubes, which allow the rearend to move freely requiring a third link for rotational support, but where is it? This is not a truck arm design because a truck arm is bolted solidly to the axle tube and does not need a third link. And the truck arm is mounted closer together at the front ends verses the rear end and that causes rear steer as the rear end moves laterally when using a Panhard bar. Smokey's rear end did not rear steer and we're going to tell you why.