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Old 01-19-2012, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by deadbodyman
LOL brian, adjusting panels after thier painted can be quite frustrating thats true too.....Just to show you what can be done by bending ,if you look at the pic next to my avitar you'll notice the hinges on my 48...their out of an 02 Grand Am .....No they didnt fit at all ,not even close but I didnt have a pair of 48 hinges soooooooo,out came the torches ,these required a little more than some slight tweeking,but a little here and a little there then a little more and wallaaa there you go....OH ,and no shims..
I'm wondering, if when you get that car all painted and assemble with the rubber and find the lid high, are you going to remove the hinges and heat them, bend them and repaint them and re-install?

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