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Old 07-18-2005, 03:41 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Dented skin repair from awning rip-off

Front awning bracket hit immovable oak tree and tore off leaving dent in skin holding the upper attachment for the Zip-dee. This is the panel going along the side (ouch).

Anyway to "pull out" the dent? Who can do this repair? Can we avoid replaceing that side panel?

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Old 07-18-2005, 06:31 PM   #2
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A picture would help.

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Old 07-18-2005, 07:00 PM   #3
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dent repairs

If you have someone experienced---------Dent puller with small screw ,(1/8th inch or smaller screw diameter), attached..then lightly, remember this is aluminum. Pull out dents. Takes six or seven holes. Then take aluminum rivets 1/8th inch type and rivet in holes where dent puller was....takes some practice and care. I am going to try some on my bottom front corner driver side. Be careful and you will be rewarded.
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Old 07-18-2005, 07:28 PM   #4
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Need some photos ... there could be damage to interior (concealed) structural members.

PS. I know of a place in Corona, CA that may want to fix it $$
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