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frame bent how to fix

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by the excuse, Mar 17, 2004.

  1. the excuse

    the excuse 1/2 ton status

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    is there any way to fix a bent frame that dosnt cost thousands of dollars?
     
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    bigyellowjimmy 1/2 ton status

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    I dunno...maybe buy a used frame at a junkyard? /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
  3. daleearnhardt01

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    Id just wait and browse the for sale forum and see when somebody sells a rolling chassis... /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    BAJA_BLAZER 1/2 ton status Author

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    Where and how bad is it bent? There are lots of options.
     
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    BlazerGuy 3/4 ton status

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    I agree, it really depends on how bad it's bent to figure out if it's salvageable...is that a word? /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Where and how bad is it bent? There are lots of options.


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    I'm thinkin the same. I have backyard fixed a few. hammer, torches, tree, winch. were is it bent?
     
  7. the excuse

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    the driver side frame seems to be higher. it also is tweaked inward a few degrees, (its not straight up and down in comparison with the ground). the passenger side seems fine.
     
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    BAJA_BLAZER 1/2 ton status Author

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    Are you talking about the front frame horns?
     
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    whats frame horns. i dont think im talking about those. basically the back axle looks higher up and closer to the body on one side by about one inch.
     
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    oh and the front axle looks to be moved over about a half inch in comparison to the body. the frond driver shackle is angled inwards, they are ord's too.
     
  11. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    You sure your springs aren't just whacked?

    You might measure body-vs-frame, as opposed to ground-vs-frame ... if one of the spring leaves is cracked or if one side is flatter than the other it'll throw things off.
     
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    I just finished a frame swap on my blazer and the frame that was on my blazer had already been through a fram machine it was that bad. it had bent the front shackels really bad and the rear springs wherr twisted. I think i got my frame for 225 and got a new gas tank a skid plate dual shocks and a bunch of other goodies.

    CLint
     

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