Bent lower control arm = suggestions

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Bent lower control arm = suggestions

Post by Pronghorn3 » Mar 8th, 2018 11:51 am

Hello, I started restoration of my 68 L71 coupe 2 years ago and this site has helped a great deal so far.
especially the project section that helped me removed the body.
The frame and front suspension parts have been blasted and painted. when replacing the bushing it looks like I bent the control arm end about 3/16 ths. the side that is bent is circled in red in the picture enclosed. I tried hammering it back with no success, any suggestion?

Thanks, Joe

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