The way I bent mine was more of a "U" shape. I definitely did not bend from one side to the other in a "C" shape, and I would suggest you not attempt to bend it that much as you'll most likely crimp the lines or, even worse, break them open.
I'll take a picture of my set up tonight when I get home, but basically I very carefully bent the front part of the freezer unit up just enough until I had clearance to fit my keg. I left it attached at the back of the fridge where there are two plastic "bolts" holding it in place. I suppose you could remove the two plastic "bolts" but I found it wasn't necessary. I didn't even remove the sides of the freezer from the grooves that they are set into.
If you read a few comments up you'll notice I had a problem with a crimped line. Mine crimped near where the unit attaches to the back. Luckily I was able to bend it back so that the lines opened up. You definitely don't want to bend the unit any more than absolutely necessary. Good luck, and just be very careful.
Originally Posted by nstowe81
I have an old office fridge, same make and model, here that I'm considering converting. After reading through this thread I'm still having a hard time visualizing your freezer tray conversion. Are you suggesting bending it into a "U" from the front to the back, or from one side to the other, in which case I'm thinking "C". do you think you could post a pic of the inside of your fridge? That would help me out greatly!
Thanks in advance.