My truck is changing

Love the DIY solution... gives it a unique character. Makes it look more utilitarian. Wouldn't mind a little Mad Max flourish though....
You're halfway to Mad Max, might as well go all the way at this point :p

One thing that I just thought of that might keep that broken leaf in place temporarily is large stainless steel hose clamps. 3 of those tightened around the whole leaf stack should be more than enough.
don't forget to get some of these



All you need is a massive sound system in the bed, and a puppeteer guitarist and you're all set.