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Bumper Straightening

Discussion in 'Gearheads' started by Okie4570, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. Okie4570

    Okie4570 Sharpshooter

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    Anywhere in OK do this? Need a chrome 66' bronco bumper straightened, it's bent on both ends from the mounting bolts outward. Chrome is in fantastic condition, just bent.
     
  2. DRC458

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    Might have a lead for you. He wants to see it. I'll send you a text.
     
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    Any shop that has a large press should be able to do it. That is if it isn't to bent up.
     
  4. MacFromOK

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    Yeah... you'll be lucky if the chrome stays on when straightening. Metal stretches, plating not so much. At least not usually at the same rate.

    Hope it does. :drunk2:
     
  5. dennishoddy

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    I had a bumper that got rolled up on the end fixed by a local shop. They had what they called a pogo stick. Reminded me of one of those lumber jack tools with a movable hook on one end to roll logs over. Worked with the same principle. It did a good job.
     
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    Getting the chrome to stay on is the tricky part
     

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