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side skirt dent

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dannythegreat, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. Dec 16, 2011 at 12:39 PM
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    dannythegreat

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    Hey, i recently found out i have a good size dent/ gash in what i would call the side skirt area of my truck. Any good way going about fixing said problem? The worst part is i dont even know what i ran over.

    thanks in advance

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  2. Dec 16, 2011 at 12:40 PM
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    pataco

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    ouch.....
     
  3. Dec 16, 2011 at 12:57 PM
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    disc0monkey

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    I would heat that as hot as I can with a heat gun and if the door opens get a peice of 2x4 and hammer that back down. I'm sure someone will have a better answer though
     
  4. Dec 16, 2011 at 1:01 PM
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    wmdpowell

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  5. Dec 16, 2011 at 1:01 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    idk how to fix. but get rock sliders and it won’t ever happen agin!

    and Welcome to TW! :wave:
     
  6. Dec 16, 2011 at 1:02 PM
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    ouyin2000

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    Someone probably ran into your truck with a small dolly cart at home depot or something.
     
  7. Dec 16, 2011 at 1:06 PM
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    04LTtacoma

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    Leave it. Haha I have one too
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  8. Dec 16, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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    fixnfly

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    It's called a rocker panel. Girls wear skirts.:boink:
    You probably got it from something that your front tire kicked up.

    Welcome to TW !
     
  9. Dec 16, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    pataco

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    holy hell.......... must of kicked up a cinder block
     
  10. Dec 16, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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    kbp68

    kbp68 hey...I can change this!

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    I got one too. Painted the lower rocker panel with black gravel guard and it disappeared!
     
  11. Dec 16, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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    ajohnson

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    If it doesn't affect the door I would just put some paint on the damaged area and hide it with some sliders like others said. Welcome to TW.
     
  12. Dec 16, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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    scottri

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    I did that on my old Ranger. I just opened the door and smacked it flat with a rubber mallet then sanded and painted it to prevent rust and left it.
     
  13. Dec 17, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    TRDKenE

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  14. Dec 17, 2011 at 6:24 PM
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    Did you have the truck serviced at a shop lately? The damage could have been caused by the lift.
     
  15. Dec 17, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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    littledvl

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    Leave it and buy some sliders.. Its what I did :cool:


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  16. Dec 17, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    samsung

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    that's what sliders are for guys.
     
  17. Dec 17, 2011 at 10:25 PM
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    AKTACO420

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    It looks like you went off road and hit something the whole rocker panel looks like it was dragged on something
     
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