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Old 08-11-2013, 05:46 AM   #1
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Mangled grill mount

Guys take a look at this:



How would you fix this?

Bang on it to try to get it back in shape?
Cut it out and weld a new one in?
Replace the entire crossmember tube?
Upgrade to something like this?

I appreciate your thoughts on this!

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Old 08-11-2013, 09:37 PM   #2
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Well how deep is your wallet and how much does it bother you?
Cheap, fairly easy, heat and hammer/ dolly it back into shape.
Not too expensive and a little harder, replace the bracket.
More money and more work, replace the tube.
Lots of money, and some work, install the stretch kit.

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Old 08-12-2013, 08:08 AM   #3
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I coat it with rust converter and a top coat of paint and call it a day!!
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