Is it possible to straighten Pre A bumper guards ?

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Jim Wayman
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Re: Is it possible to straighten Pre A bumper guards ?

#16 Post by Jim Wayman » Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:39 pm

If doing the annealing and straightening is intimidating, Victor Miles can do a beautiful job on them.
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Re: Is it possible to straighten Pre A bumper guards ?

#17 Post by Vincent Gillespie » Fri Nov 12, 2021 8:23 am

I've done this and it's pretty simple. Totally agree of a few practice attempts on a scrap piece of ally of the same thickness as you get the idea of where work hardening cracks comes into play, which I'd say is a potentially greater problem than melting.
Once you've got the feel of it I found it quite easy, plus the ally is so thick that most of the marks were able to be polished out although I used a professional to do this.
Hope it helps.
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