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Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 14:50:32 +0100
From: "Richard" <rootnospamlhost>
Subject: Re: Rear seatback hinge

"Everett M. Greene" <> schreef in bericht > "kingdoodlesquat" <> writes: >> "Everett M. Greene" <> wrote >> > 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. > > I have the seatback out of the car so room isn't a > problem. I've tried hammering and it just laughs at > me. Very good steel... Hello, maybe try the exact same method you used when bending it in the first place? ;-) At least that method worked ... *grin* Richard.

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