Metallurgy -Aluminum, to be specific
Have Aluminess bumpers. On the rear box swingout, he tab with a hole in it (for using a pad lock to lock it to the left side) on the right swing out is bent straight up at a 90 degree. Guessing was done on purpose by the PO to keep the tab from slamming into the rear door if he backed into something. Thinking of bending it back down. If steel, I wouldn't be concerend. However, worried I'll crack/snap the thick aluminum. Any good welders/machinist here have a good idea if I should attempt this? I have a fab solution to employ if I leave it bent, but would rather return the tab to its orig location. Thanks.
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