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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:12 am    Post subject: Straightening Front Bumper Wings Reply with quote

My Willys has one front frame wing bent slightly which is not letting the new bumper screw holes line up (off one hole width). Anyone had success with using a porta power to straighten these up? - tried searching but can't find anything- would think this is a common problem.

thanks guys for all your help...
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If it's a left to right problem the porta-power will work without a lot of setup equipment. If it's a vertical issue you'll need shoring and if it needs to come down an upper brace point. Often a torch, heat and a hammer will solve this.
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