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Old 08-05-2010, 08:21 AM
RR97Ford2.3L RR97Ford2.3L is offline
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Default Truck Bed dent repair

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I have a 97 ford ranger regular cab. I am looking for suggestions and help on what to do with the truck bed. The bed lip (if thats the word) both LH/DS and RH/PSides have severe dents and creases!! I am considering pulling the body damage myself however I bang bang with autobody hammer and really got nowhere. I may post images
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Old 08-05-2010, 08:38 AM
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You'll have to post pics. Otherwise nobody will be able to tell you if you can bang em out, or pull em out or if you're just wasting your time trying. My guess is that you can pull and tug, bondo it, sand it, paint it and be done with it, but then, no pics, so.....
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Old 08-06-2010, 10:27 AM
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You'll have to post pics. Otherwise nobody will be able to tell you if you can bang em out, or pull em out or if you're just wasting your time trying. My guess is that you can pull and tug, bondo it, sand it, paint it and be done with it, but then, no pics, so.....
I hear thee. I promise to post pics.One question if the "lip" of the truck bed has dents, creases, and warpage(my word) . Will a stud gun welder do any good there??
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Old 08-06-2010, 02:22 PM
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you would mainly use a stud gun where you have a dent or crease that you can't get to the backside. so the top edge of the bed would probably be a perfect spot to use it.
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Old 08-09-2010, 10:58 AM
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I hear thee. I promise to post pics.One question if the "lip" of the truck bed has dents, creases, and warpage(my word) . Will a stud gun welder do any good there??
I think it would help. You'll still need to do some vody filler adn sanding, but it would help a little at least.
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