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Help with a Door Ding

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by scutch10, Jul 15, 2009.

  1. Jul 15, 2009 at 4:02 PM

    scutch10 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Jul 24, 2007
    Somebody dinged my wife's door on her Murano. They left a good scratch and a small dent. Short of taking it to a body shop to be repaired, does anybody know of a way to prevent the paint from chipping or rusting through (some kind of protective coating, wax or anything like that)? Any help is greatly appreciated!!
  2. Jul 15, 2009 at 4:05 PM

    Brunes abides. Staff Member

    May 31, 2008
    First Name:
    Big Easy, USA
    08 Red/Graphite and Satin Black
    Inside: Tint, Wet Okole 1/2 Piped Red/Black Covers, Black Weathertech Digital Fit Mats, URD Short Throw w/ TWM Weighted Knob, USA Spec iPod adapter. Outside: 4300K Retro w/ Angel Eyes and Red Shrouds, 5000K Blazer Fog Light Retrofit, Debadge, Bed Locking Handle, Satin Black Rims Performance: TRD/Steigmeier Blower w/ 2.7 Pulley. 668 Injectors and 320 LPH AEM Fuel pump. URD UCON and 7th Injector. DTLT Headers, URD Y-Pipe, Wicked Flow Muffler. Suspension: Both: OME Shocks Front: 886X's and TC UCAs Rear: Dakars Armor: Relentless Front Bumper Relentless High Clearance Rear w/ Tire/Rotopax Swing Out Relentless Front, Mid, and TCase skids BAMF Diff Skid Recovery and Spares: Fullsize Spare Tire 2x2 gal Rotopax 1x1 gal Rotopax 1x1 gal Water Rotopax Warn 9.5XP-S Winch Hi-Lift Extreme 60" Ironman Off-Road Recovery Kit Upcoming: ATO Gas Tank Skid and Sliders w/ kickout. ATO Shackle Flip Kit. Down the line: Front/Rear ARB Lockers w/ OBA. 4.56 Gears
    If you don't want to fix the dent- Then clean it up and get some touch up paint from the dealership or online to seal it...
  3. Jul 15, 2009 at 4:15 PM

    Rtrn2taco Go Vick ??? Go Birds !!!

    Apr 20, 2008
    08 DC PreRunner (silver)
    If the ding is in the approx. area of where body side molding would be, I would paint the area and cover with side moldings ( www.dawn-ent.com ). If you already have body side molding or it is not in a good spot you will have to just touch it up with paint and try to forget about it.

    There is little that can be done with a door ding that has broke the paint surface without having a full repair and paint job.
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