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Ltr450 bent frame

I was wondering your guys’ input on whether you’d buy a new frame or just bend mine back and gusset it. I bent the frame near the rear lower a arm so the a arms squeak a little bit. A guy at a shop near me said he could probably set up a jig and bend it into place but then wouldn’t I have to re powder coat my frame after welding the gussets on? If that’s the case I might as well just buy a new frame. How long would it take to tear the frame down. I’m not a professional mechanic by any means but I have a friend who has torn his trx to the frame who offered to help. I just don’t want to do all of that work if I don’t have to. Any advice would be great.
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New Frame vs Powdercoating

New Frame 500 to 1000

fix bent frame
bend back 200
gussets free if you can weld
powdercoat maybe 250

I would say a frame with title is around 1000 so your better off getting your frame fixed.

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