headlight trim straightening

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headlight trim straightening

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Post by Moose » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:35 am

anyone know of a place that could take a couple of imperfections out of my headlight stainless trim around the headlight it's in pretty good shape except for a couple of bends. I don't want to just start banging on it and make it worse.



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Re: headlight trim straightening

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Post by Robert Luland » Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:28 am

Glenn, There was a thread about badge repair a while back on the AMCA forum. Chris Haynes recommended a Jeweler in Texas. He did a great Job on those, I don’t see why he couldn’t handle your request. Bob L

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Re: headlight trim straightening

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Post by Cotten » Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:58 pm

Glenn!

Bezels are easy to straighten if you have the tools
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Re: headlight trim straightening

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Post by tcb-1 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:14 pm

Love it Cotten!!

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Re: headlight trim straightening

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Post by Panacea » Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:23 am

Cotten wrote:Glenn!

Bezels are easy to straighten if you have the tools
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It's even a tool made by AMF!

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Re: headlight trim straightening

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Post by Cotten » Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:43 am

Panacea wrote:It's even a tool made by AMF!
Alas,

I regret that the tool, although weathered, is not of appropriate vintage.
The bezel pictured is for John Brown Motolamp, ca '30-'32, Henderson probably.

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Re: headlight trim straightening

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Post by Moose » Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:11 am

this is the stainless stamped Hydra Glide trim not the bezel, I'll look up chris's thread and call the guy in texas thanks all

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Re: headlight trim straightening

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Post by Cotten » Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:09 pm

I wonder what it would cost to fix this one.
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Re: headlight trim straightening

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Post by RUBONE » Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:50 pm

I wonder what it would cost to fix this one.
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Just whatever a couple rounds of buckshot would cost!
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Re: headlight trim straightening

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Post by Cotten » Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:39 pm

RUBONE wrote:
I wonder what it would cost to fix this one.
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Just whatever a couple rounds of buckshot would cost!
Robbie
Everybody's a critic.

Somebody's Grandfather put a lot of love into that artifact.

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PS: Wouldn't birdshot be more appropriate?........... .. ....
Now I am starting to contemplate what a shot-peened surface would look like.
Thanks Robbie!

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