Yesterday while fixing another car & rummaging for a stubby screwdriver realised it was 'hidden' in the back of the 505. Retrieved the keys, went outside, found the sd, shutting the tailgate it went all wobbly.
What happened was the single bolt holding the nearside hinge plate to the bracket had sheared.
Found a replacement (M6 x20mm), propped up the tailgate with a bit of wood, fitted same. Problem now is the offside hinge assembly has distorted due to the load of holding the whole gate.
What's my best solution? I'm thinking remove whole thing, position anvil & hammer hingeplate flat again, but doesn't seem to be much clearance to do that. Can the hingepin be driven out? Anyone else had this happen? (single M6 bolt per side doesn't seem overly generous!)
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