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Old 11-14-2007, 12:47 AM   #1
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o.k as many as you kmow i was in an accident and i now noticed that the peice of metal that my drivers side bumper reinforcent bolts to is facing a lil upward. can anyone tell me if there is any way to fix it with out going to a body shop and pay out the wazoo because first of all i cant drive the car right now. it has no fender, hood, bumper, or headlight on it right now.. i dont want to beat it with a sledge hammer unless i have no other option. can someone help me.? thanks
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the hammer is your only option if you dont want to pay a shot to PULL it for you

should be cheep(ish) for just that, since you doing all the bolt on stuff yourself
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thanks for your help. now can you please assist me a lil further.. do i use a 22oz hammer , a rubber mallet, or a baby sledge hammer.? also do i put a peice of wood on the support brace before hitting it as to not damage it.? thanks i really appericate it..
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woul would help, go with a metal hammer not rubber, and work your way up in weight
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