Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2007 22:01:51 PST
From: (Everett M. Greene)
Subject: Re: Rear seatback hinge

"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...

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