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Old 04-08-2013, 01:11 PM   #1
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Back seat post?

Does anyone know a way to straigthen out this post?



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Old 04-08-2013, 01:12 PM   #2
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Hammer and a torch

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Old 04-08-2013, 01:23 PM   #3
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/\ what he said. Or get Pliers use the force and bend it back
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Old 04-08-2013, 01:28 PM   #4
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Heat, bend, test fit. Rinse wash repeat until perfected.
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Heat, bend, test fit. Rinse wash repeat until perfected.
i agree, just be careful with the heat. and i would knock the paint off before doing it personally.
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Old 04-13-2013, 07:09 AM   #6
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Thanks for the ideas guys. Looks like I need to get me a torch. I assume a small handheld torch would be enough?
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:07 AM   #7
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A propane torch, or even MAPP gas, won't heat it enough to soften the steel. That said, you shouldn't need to heat that seat bracket to bend it. Just use a large pair of channel lock type pliers, or a large adjustable wrench..

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