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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-04-2013 Thread Starter
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Bend in lower door

Hello guys, I don't own a Mustang, however I was hoping you'd be able to help a fellow muscle car guy out. There seems to be no Challenger forums for NL residents quite as big as this so I was hoping to get a few responses here. I'd be very gracious if you'd help me!

Here's the problem, I've got a slight bend at the bottom of my door where it meets the front 1/4 panel. It's slightly bowed out and looks like it might have been caused by the dealer having it up on the lift. Currently my car is in storage for the winter but when I take it out I was planning on having it looked at by Dodge. If they deny the claim then it leaves me on my own, so I was wondering where do you guys suggest as the best place to take car for body work, dents, or bends like my situation.


Oh and I live in St. Johnís by the way!

Thanks for the help!!

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-05-2013
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The only place i would bring my car is Brian's Auto Body in C.B.S. Good luck with the dealer.

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Post a pic if you can, I am a bodyman and I can advise based on the picture.

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Thanks for the reply guys, here's the only picture I have of it I think. I zoomed in on it so you can see it a bit better.
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Here's the original picture if it helps!
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Can't really tell from the picture how bad it is. Are you sure it is the door ? I am thinking it may be the fender itself pushed up a bit, this is common when the rocker moulding gets pushed up from a jack. It takes the fender with it. If that is indeed the case, it is an easy fix. I doubt that it is the door, as the front of the door is high strength steel and typically would not bend that way.
I have seen that car around, looks nice. I have a green 2013 Mustang GT, similar color

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Can't really tell from the picture how bad it is. Are you sure it is the door ? I am thinking it may be the fender itself pushed up a bit, this is common when the rocker moulding gets pushed up from a jack. It takes the fender with it. If that is indeed the case, it is an easy fix. I doubt that it is the door, as the front of the door is high strength steel and typically would not bend that way.
I have seen that car around, looks nice. I have a green 2013 Mustang GT, similar color
Thanks four the input, I'll definitely take a closer look at it when I get the car out of storage. Hopefully it's like you said and is an easy fix. Would I need to take it to a body shop if it is the fender or would I be able to take care of it myself?

Thanks! There's another one identical to mine running around town as well, they keep there's out all winter, I think it's in the east end somewhere. I may have seen your car up to ford at the dealership last summer, definitely a beautiful car!
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If it is the fender, you should be able to tweak it yourself if you have any clue at all LOL
That was most likely my car you saw at the dealership, I worked there then

When you get the car out of storage, if you ha\ve any more questions let me know. I am in CBS, and could take a look at it for you, no problem at all.

Just don't tell anyone that i let a Dodge in my yard

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If it is the fender, you should be able to tweak it yourself if you have any clue at all LOL
That was most likely my car you saw at the dealership, I worked there then

When you get the car out of storage, if you ha\ve any more questions let me know. I am in CBS, and could take a look at it for you, no problem at all.

Just don't tell anyone that i let a Dodge in my yard
Hahaha thanks for all the help, I'll let you know how it goes when I get it out of storage!
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