1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

How do i fix this door dent???

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by MapleMoose, May 2, 2011.

  1. MapleMoose

    MapleMoose [OP] Drunk Canadian

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2011
    Member:
    #51211
    Messages:
    8,598
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ian
    West Kootenays
    Vehicle:
    1996 Tacoma SR5
    3" Eibach Coils, 3" AP Springs, AP 6" Shackles Toytec Diff drop, BAMF Sliders, Deck plate mod,Volt meter, Highbeam mod, PIAA fogs, 18" Magnaflow, LED dash swap, Color matched Satoshi Grille, Custom Rear Plate Bumper
    Got a nice dent on the weekend on my driver side door. Right above the door handle. The door opens fine but the window has a hard time opening and closing. Any ideas would be great.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Brunes

    Brunes abides. Thor

    Joined:
    May 31, 2008
    Member:
    #7011
    Messages:
    17,803
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rotorhead
    Big Easy, USA
    Vehicle:
    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
    You can search for the hairdryer/can of air trick...But I think that is too deep.

    You are going to have to do some real body work to fix it imho.
     
  3. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    103,627
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    With the window up, Remove the inside door pannel, and push the dent out.
     
  4. macgyver

    macgyver Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2009
    Member:
    #21173
    Messages:
    3,607
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Brad
    Canton, GA
    Vehicle:
    '13 Tundra double cab SR5 4x4
    It's worth a try

    Not sure if that will work though, that dent seems like it's right where the door skin attaches to the door "frame"
     
  5. joerussell610

    joerussell610 When all else fails read the directions

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2010
    Member:
    #46553
    Messages:
    743
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Him
    Making myself at home in your house
    Vehicle:
    2005 DC Sport Edition 4x4
    K&N, fog light mod, remote rear halogen fogs mounted under rear bumper, TRD skid plate, Flux Capacitor, Mr. Fusion upgrade soon
    HMMMMM I dunno mabe a bodyshop would be a start
     
  6. brutalguyracing

    brutalguyracing BIG DADDY

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2009
    Member:
    #19000
    Messages:
    24,011
    Gender:
    Male
    F.U> GUYZ
    broken mods
    not going to work there
    this if you just want it to function properly
    this if you want it to look perfect again
     
  7. macgyver

    macgyver Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2009
    Member:
    #21173
    Messages:
    3,607
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Brad
    Canton, GA
    Vehicle:
    '13 Tundra double cab SR5 4x4
    Another suggestion. Put another one just like it on the other side and tell people that it came from the factory that way.
     
  8. roadking1

    roadking1 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2010
    Member:
    #43941
    Messages:
    253
    Gender:
    Male
    n.j.
    Vehicle:
    sr5 trd 4wd
    I would call a paintless dent technician to get his opinion. much cheaper than a body shop.
     
  9. MapleMoose

    MapleMoose [OP] Drunk Canadian

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2011
    Member:
    #51211
    Messages:
    8,598
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ian
    West Kootenays
    Vehicle:
    1996 Tacoma SR5
    3" Eibach Coils, 3" AP Springs, AP 6" Shackles Toytec Diff drop, BAMF Sliders, Deck plate mod,Volt meter, Highbeam mod, PIAA fogs, 18" Magnaflow, LED dash swap, Color matched Satoshi Grille, Custom Rear Plate Bumper
    thanks... lol
     
  10. Gunshot-6A

    Gunshot-6A enjoying the shenanigans

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2009
    Member:
    #28389
    Messages:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Conner
    Virginia Tech
    Vehicle:
    2002 3.4L Prerunner Doublecab
    Westin Running Boards Leer Bug Shield Tonneau cover KMC XD Spys
    a BFH would do the trick...just not if you want it to look good
     
  11. MapleMoose

    MapleMoose [OP] Drunk Canadian

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2011
    Member:
    #51211
    Messages:
    8,598
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ian
    West Kootenays
    Vehicle:
    1996 Tacoma SR5
    3" Eibach Coils, 3" AP Springs, AP 6" Shackles Toytec Diff drop, BAMF Sliders, Deck plate mod,Volt meter, Highbeam mod, PIAA fogs, 18" Magnaflow, LED dash swap, Color matched Satoshi Grille, Custom Rear Plate Bumper
    Whats a BFH?
     
  12. GSK9 B1T3

    GSK9 B1T3 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2010
    Member:
    #47054
    Messages:
    93
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Another One
    Washington
    Vehicle:
    TRD Rugged Trail ED
    Toyotec Ultimate 3" TC UAC 305/70 R16 Breather Mod Front fender Mod Steel Brake Lines All around
    BFH=Big F*$#in Hammer (posted it 2 minutes later ;))

    To fix the dent you could just mentally fix it and get over it (thats what I did) know you may dent it again. If you wheel hard its not IF you dent your truck its WHEN you dent your truck!
     
  13. MapleMoose

    MapleMoose [OP] Drunk Canadian

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2011
    Member:
    #51211
    Messages:
    8,598
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ian
    West Kootenays
    Vehicle:
    1996 Tacoma SR5
    3" Eibach Coils, 3" AP Springs, AP 6" Shackles Toytec Diff drop, BAMF Sliders, Deck plate mod,Volt meter, Highbeam mod, PIAA fogs, 18" Magnaflow, LED dash swap, Color matched Satoshi Grille, Custom Rear Plate Bumper
    The main problem is the window is not rolling up and down properly. I would like to fix that problem. And i would like to pop the dent out as much as i can.
     
  14. macgyver

    macgyver Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2009
    Member:
    #21173
    Messages:
    3,607
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Brad
    Canton, GA
    Vehicle:
    '13 Tundra double cab SR5 4x4
    Lexan windows...Problem solved...or no windows Dukes of Hazard style.

    But seriously, find a PDR guy.
     
  15. joerussell610

    joerussell610 When all else fails read the directions

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2010
    Member:
    #46553
    Messages:
    743
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Him
    Making myself at home in your house
    Vehicle:
    2005 DC Sport Edition 4x4
    K&N, fog light mod, remote rear halogen fogs mounted under rear bumper, TRD skid plate, Flux Capacitor, Mr. Fusion upgrade soon
    Better yet I think he wants to put the truck up to the computer and have us all fix it together. Dude go to a body shop.

    wizard.jpg
     
  16. BRP27

    BRP27 When I grow up I want to be just like Me

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2009
    Member:
    #24381
    Messages:
    407
    Gender:
    Male
    So far south in Texas my feet are in salt water
    Vehicle:
    04 4X4 Tacoma SR5
    3 in Ultimate ToyTec, set @ 2.5 in. AAL PINCH Weld Mod ( beat the pinch weld over inside the fender) Painted the pinch weld on bottom of cab Black Hi Lift Knock off
    Shop for a junk yard door that matches your color.
     
  17. brutalguyracing

    brutalguyracing BIG DADDY

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2009
    Member:
    #19000
    Messages:
    24,011
    Gender:
    Male
    F.U> GUYZ
    broken mods
    this^^^^^^^^^^^^^
     
  18. GSK9 B1T3

    GSK9 B1T3 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2010
    Member:
    #47054
    Messages:
    93
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Another One
    Washington
    Vehicle:
    TRD Rugged Trail ED
    Toyotec Ultimate 3" TC UAC 305/70 R16 Breather Mod Front fender Mod Steel Brake Lines All around
    I agree with other. Best way is to take the door apart from the inside and use a rubber mallet to pop it out. Or use one of those PoPs a Dent thing?
     
To Top