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post #1 of 30 (permalink) Old 12-12-2010, 11:21 AM Thread Starter
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Door dings are always bound to happen, but damn look at this shit. Sorry for the bad quality, I took these with my cell.





This must of been from a shopping cart. It sticks out like a sore thumb in person. The metal is literally caved into the door. How much to you think it cost to repair this? I'm pissed.

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post #2 of 30 (permalink) Old 12-12-2010, 11:22 AM
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you should be able to pound that back out.. i know blazerlow had a similar problem from something and he got it corrected himself for the most part

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well it depends on what body shop you get to do it, one shop might make you get a new door skin and others might bondo it, but if they just bondo it back it could cost from maybe 300-700$, thats my take on it, and i work at a body shop...
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there is no reason that has to be bondo-ed.. its just on the edge of the door from what it looks like so pounding it out would probably work

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yeah, but it depends on how you do it, you could beat it out if its not too far into the side of the door, but the paint is what sucks....
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well it depends on what body shop you get to do it, one shop might make you get a new door skin and others might bondo it, but if they just bondo it back it could cost from maybe 300-700$, thats my take on it, and i work at a body shop...
Holy shit that's expensive. I'm too afraid to pound it. I don't wanna mess up and make it worse.

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yeah, but it depends on how you do it, you could beat it out if its not too far into the side of the door, but the paint is what sucks....
^this.. all depends how far its in on the door.. looks like it might be do-able from pics, but your still going to have those paint chips n such

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yea the dent isnt wats gonna cost you, i could fix that in about 30 min an ready for paint... but the paint is whats gonna cost you the most...
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Holy shit that's expensive. I'm too afraid to pound it. I don't wanna mess up and make it worse.
just take a rubber mallet if you got one and take your time very slowly.. it would probably take a couple other creative measures to get it to look right but it could be done.. you arent going to damage anything further if you thing about how to do it first. (i know id at least try it before bringing it to a shop)

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