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Bodywork ? for Goodfellow
« on: December 24, 2017, 01:28:28 PM »
This is on our 2016 Caravan.  GF how would you go about fixing this dent?  Try pulling from the outside or push it from the inside?  If from the outside, would one of those adhesive pullers be strong enough and supported enough to do this?  Thanks.

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Re: Bodywork ? for Goodfellow
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2017, 02:39:34 PM »
I don't see a pic eborcim -- could be my phone though.

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Re: Bodywork ? for Goodfellow
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2017, 03:06:36 PM »
No pic showed up!
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Re: Bodywork ? for Goodfellow
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2017, 10:56:46 PM »
Sorry forgot to attach.

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Re: Bodywork ? for Goodfellow
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2017, 11:14:48 PM »
Is it the quarter panel or the decklid? If it's the QP the it looks as though you would probably need to do both - inside and outside push and pull. That severe bend on the right edge is probably stretched and when you get it out you will need to do some shrinking. I doubt a suction cup will do it, but a glue-type pad with a puller may get some of that damaged edge out. That right edge is kinked pretty tight though.

My first inclination is to use a piece of wood to roughly hammer the dent out from the back (if you have the access), and then use a stud welder and puller to try to get the basic shape back into alignment with the rest of the panels.

Not sure I've helped  -- but from only seeing one pic, those are my initial thoughts.  --- Good luck!!!

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Re: Bodywork ? for Goodfellow
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2017, 11:14:48 PM »