With the springs mounted behind the rearend and very close to the wheel, the car had a wide spring base. Normally, these cars had truck arms or Satchel four-link (the origin of the Metric four-link) suspensions and the springs were mounted closer together making for a narrow spring base. This made the other cars tight in handling and this car would have been more neutral with the wider spring base, much like we see today in late-model designs. The shock mount is also wide and vertical as opposed to the inboard and angled mount of conventional stock cars of that era. Note the Blue Streak Goodyear tires on the car, they are period correct. Those of us who are old enough to remember will appreciate the work that this tire company put into improving race tires in those days and continuing today.