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How do i fix this door dent???

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

  1. May 2, 2011 at 12:08 PM
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    MapleMoose

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    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.

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  2. May 2, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    Brunes

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    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. May 2, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    chris4x4

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    With the window up, Remove the inside door pannel, and push the dent out.
     
  4. May 2, 2011 at 12:12 PM
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    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. May 2, 2011 at 12:19 PM
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    joerussell610

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    HMMMMM I dunno mabe a bodyshop would be a start
     
  6. May 2, 2011 at 12:22 PM
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    not going to work there
    this if you just want it to function properly
    this if you want it to look perfect again
     
  7. May 2, 2011 at 12:31 PM
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    Another suggestion. Put another one just like it on the other side and tell people that it came from the factory that way.
     
  8. May 2, 2011 at 12:48 PM
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    I would call a paintless dent technician to get his opinion. much cheaper than a body shop.
     
  9. May 2, 2011 at 1:07 PM
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    thanks... lol
     
  10. May 2, 2011 at 1:15 PM
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    a BFH would do the trick...just not if you want it to look good
     
  11. May 2, 2011 at 1:24 PM
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    Whats a BFH?
     
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    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. May 2, 2011 at 1:40 PM
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    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. May 2, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    Lexan windows...Problem solved...or no windows Dukes of Hazard style.

    But seriously, find a PDR guy.
     
  15. May 2, 2011 at 2:03 PM
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    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.

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  16. May 7, 2011 at 6:39 AM
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    Shop for a junk yard door that matches your color.
     
  17. May 7, 2011 at 8:05 AM
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    this^^^^^^^^^^^^^
     
  18. May 7, 2011 at 8:19 AM
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    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?
     
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