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Frame Straightening (Gulp)

Discussion in 'The Body Shop' started by XHitman396, Jul 20, 2004.

  1. XHitman396

    XHitman396 1/2 ton status

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    so after a minor disagreement with a bridge, the blazer's frame is bent, its the front driver side where the frame bows up at the wheel, its pretty much just bowed more, anyone know how much this will put me back, im afraid to call the shop and ask... ballpark guesstimates will work...
     
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    i would either sell the truck or get a junkyard frame.
    it would never be the same afterwards, no matter how good the frame tech is.
     
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    well.. cant say that's what i wanted to hear, any more opinions or facts or anything?? /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif
     
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    Any pics???
     
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    We had a frame straightened on a '79 F150 and it was around 600 bucks. They can get the frames extremely close to back to proper shape.
     
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    We had a frame straightened on a '79 F150 and it was around 600 bucks. They can get the frames extremely close to back to proper shape.

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    extremely close is sometimes still not enough with the frames though.
    i wrecked my moms 89 s10 blazer when i was 16, it bent the frame, we got it straighten and the thing dog tracked.
    the frame was straight but a leaf mount was twisted a hair.
    and you might never really now that till your all said and done.
     
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    sorry no pics, technology hates me. but i wouldnt even bother straightening the frame it but the steering box i guess rests on the part that was bent, cuz my steering wheel is upside-down, and it turns extremely hard to the left, and less than stock to the right, and i want all the holes to matchup when i repair the fender i destroyed. hell, it drives straighter now after the wreck than before, no longer pulls right /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif well i guess ill look into it, but hell thats a lot of money... thanks guys
     

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