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Old 06-23-2011, 07:31 PM
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Default pretty extensive body work.

Well my mom backed into my truck a few months back, but I only have plpd so I don't have the cash to get my truck fixed. So a few buddys and I are gonna do it our selves. I have done a little body work and most of my buddys that are.gonna help have some expirence also, and my dad.is gonna help us out. Then im just going to take it to my uncle who said he would paint it if I bought the paint. If any of you guys/gals have any tips that would be awesome. As long as I can get above the body.line lokkin decent I will be happy. The bottom I can bondo a little if I need to because im going to be doing the 2 tone with bedliner like a few.other members have done.
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Old 06-23-2011, 07:41 PM
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Default Re: pretty extensive body work.

Ouch, I'd love some tips too, I have the "trailer popped off the hitch because my friend is to dumb to give me the right ball size" mod on the back of my truck. I want to get that all fixed up, and some paint scratches from moving.
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Old 06-23-2011, 07:45 PM
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Default Re: pretty extensive body work.

I think it looks worse than it is. Most of the dents I can pop out by hand but they are creased on the body line so they wont stay popped out. I have some auto body tools. But I figured a slide hammer would probably work pretty good for this
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35w 8000k HID headlights
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Old 06-23-2011, 07:53 PM
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Default Re: pretty extensive body work.

yea if you have someone that can pound out the dents close you can use some body filler to make it all uniform. the dents on the extended cab might be hard to do though
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Old 06-24-2011, 12:43 PM
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Default Re: pretty extensive body work.

Anyone have any pointers?
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Old 06-24-2011, 01:01 PM
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im not good at poping dents but my dads used hammer and dolley to pound stuff out like that. if i were you i would have someone with alot of experience pound the dents out and get them close and then you could use light body fill to smooth it all out. id have someone experienced do it/help because sometimes you can make more work for yourself if you dont use the right techniques. theres alot that goes into it.
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