Fix bent backing plate

chevrolet

#1

I can’t find backing plates for sale anywhere. Can someone give me a suggestion as to how to fix? It is on the rear. They are bent maybe a 1/4 inch out of true. I have them off the vehicle.


#2

A hammer and a hard surface. Pound in back into shape, then paint to cover the hammer/scuff marks.

Or, find a replacement at the junk yard.