Re: [DMCForum] dented fender repair
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Re: [DMCForum] dented fender repair

Good luck! If this works, you will have created a new repair technique.
DIY people will love you. :)


Eric Itzel wrote:
> Well guys, wish me luck.

> I'm going to take a whack at repairing my dented left front fender
> tomorrow. I've been waiting since March to pull this off, and after
> asking many questions, looking around for good sheet metal guys, and
> calculating shipping costs for fenders, I have a solution/hope (you
> decide).

> A good friend of mine owns a moldmaking business. He came up with the
> idea to make a small mold of the outside of the panel in a spot that is
> identical to the dented area (minus the dent) to match the surface. We
> will then use that mold as a backing so when we commence hammering the
> stainless will not be able to bulge, stretch, or do any other kind of
> mischief.

> I'll post a follow-up tomorrow and no matter what happens, this little
> mold goes on my trophy shelf.

> If this works, then all is well and 4433 is back on the road!

> Eric Itzel
> vin 4433

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