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Need help bending back bumper

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 53chevy, Oct 3, 2005.

  1. 53chevy

    53chevy 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Well i'm tring to find a way to heat up the bumper and use a come-along to bend it back. I have a propane torch but i don't think it will be anywhere the size i need. Anyone know where i can get a oxy-acy. torch for a good price? Thanks guys
     
  2. darenofears

    darenofears Registered Member

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    get a log chain and hook to a tree. My brothers and I did this all of the time with an old s10s rear bumper
     
  3. 4xcrazy

    4xcrazy 3/4 ton status

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    is it a stock type bumper?, or one that was fabbed up with some tough steel?

    my brother ran into the drive tire of my semi truck one winter, :crazy: and pushed my bumper into my fender, we just yanked it out with the winch on the tow truck from the following job :doah: :D
     
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    i straightened mine with sledge hammers. took it off first, of course.
     
  5. Inu-Hanyou1776

    Inu-Hanyou1776 1/2 ton status

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    You can come-along it back out without the heat. When I was in high school, I sometimes had a fender bender in the Ranger I was driving then. Whenever that happened, dad and I would just take the come-along, anchor to a tree, and pull, without pre-heating. Always got the job done.
     
  6. 53chevy

    53chevy 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    It's a 11 inch bumper made out of 1/4
     
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    4xcrazy 3/4 ton status

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    ok, find a bigger tree then :dunno:
    :D
     
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    or use a really big chain on an even bigger tree
     
  9. MattK

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    chain, tree, a good rolling start and a helmet
     

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