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how to get dent out of a door

someone hit my truck last week and dented in the door pretty badly. thankfully only damaged a small part of the paint. no idea who it is and the cop isnt helping. how should i go about getting the dent out. im thinking about getting one of those suction cup and pulling it out not sure if its small enough though. or taking off the door panel and using a rubber mallet to bang it back out. any suggestions?
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pics would help
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If the metal has been stretched, it'll never be the same without some body work.
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If the metal has been stretched, it'll never be the same without some body work.
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Suction cups don't really work to well man. Alex is right. If it is stretched then when/if you get it pulled out it will look wavy more or less. You best bet is check out a paintless dent removal place. See what they can do. A lot of stuff they can do for less than 100 bucks. Which is not bad considering what a body shop would want. Another option which you might not like but it would be a bit cheaper is go to a ford auto wrecker. From there see if you can find another door and either take all the stuff that is attached off or if it is already just the stripped door then sand it down and prep it out yourself. Then you can take it to a body shop and have them color match it to your truck and after that put all the inside parts from your truck on to the new door and install it. <<< That is a lot of work though. Depends on how much money you have or are willing to shell out. You might even see about what your insurance will do for you. Depending on your deductible you might just go threw them...First thing I would do though is for sure go to a paint less dent removal place. Like the guys above said. Take a pic and post it.
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i think im going to wait on fixing the dent and eventually get a power door and convert my windows from manual to power using the how to on this site. i got one of those scratch remover that you put in a drill and got a lot of the paint transfer off. thanks for the help guys.
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