Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2007 23:14:12 -0000 From: "kingdoodlesquat" <neggerscheggersnospamtseacatspam.com> Subject: Re: Rear seatback hinge
"Everett M. Greene" <mojavegnospamsp.com> wrote in message news:20070217.7A4DCE0.B261nospamveg.lsan.mdsg-pacwest.com... > I managed to bend the hinge pivot on the seat back > of a `85 4-door. [We don't discuss how this happened.] > There's a somewhat thick sheet metal strip along the > bottom of the seatback that holds the pivot and this > strip is bent quite a ways. In trying to straighten > the piece without having to dismantle everything, I'm > finding the metal to be quite resistant to being bent > back into position. Any thoughts? You could try placing a piece of wood across the bent part of the hinge & hammering the wood to try & get it back into shape if you have enough room. hth kds :-).