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Old 06-07-2006
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F'ed up my truck a bit

So last night I went to climb this big *** hill up to a parking lot well when my front tires cleared the top my trucked slammed down on a big curb. The curb hit right were my torsion bars mount to the frame and long story short I cant crank my T bar anymore on that side because it bent the mount all up. Anyway I managed to get the broken adjustment bolt out but now when i try to thread a new bolt in the bolt doesnt even come in contact with the key to lift the torsion bar. The mount is shifted like .5 inches back. The mount seems to be welded to the frame and the bolts to the crossmember that holds up the trany. I tried to bend the mount back but that was a no go and now I dont knwo what the **** to do. ****...Ill post some pics later
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But still....bummer man
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dang man that sucks..

pics will help too..

might as well fix it right..

SOILD AXLE SWAP..lol
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how fast were you going? You musta launched or something cause i've gone over lotsa steep hills and not had that happen....Wait i better check!

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im trying to figure out how you did this? you had to have hit it hard
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always fun till you break something. that was aweful quick man. i see more damage in your future!!
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im trying to figure out how you did this? you had to have hit it hard
I can't figure it out either but it might might be thing like you did not to long ago, but the pics will explain it all. IDK
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bascally he slammed his truck one the rear torsion bar mount. now it is so offest that the bolt does not rest on the key any more, since the bolt goes through the mount, and the torsion bar hasnt moved. all i can suggest is a BFH or a frame repair shop.
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+1 for the BFH, or do the same thing you did to F it up, only Backwards!
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Tried the BFH didnt work anyone know of any frame shops in or near orlando (central florida)
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almost any collison/auto body shop can help you.
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i have done that before, nailed the passenger side on some bedrock. tho, it just scratched/gouged it a lil bit.......
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Did you try a BFPB? (BF Pry Bar)
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Tried it all so I just took it to the collision shop and they are going to pull it but it cost me 479 but I need it cause I cant lift my torsion bars or even get it aligned until it is fixed. Droped it off and I get it back tomarrow.
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