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Old 08-28-2009, 11:25 PM
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Is this a candidate for paintless dent removal?

Hi All,


Just scored an '88 560SEL for the low low price of $500. Other than the bumper paint peeling, the body's paint is in fantastic shape.

This is the only real dent in the car anywhere, and I wonder if it is a candidate for paintless dent removal or if it's in a spot that precludes that, being near the edge of the door and across the little "ledge" for lack of a better word.

Since the forum won't let me attach the same picture twice, I have to include the link to where I already posted it......

Pictures of my $500 '88 560SEL


Opinions greatly appreciated!
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Old 08-29-2009, 07:32 PM
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Actually, because all the stress is on that body line, if you can get behind there, it may pop out with a slap of your hand!
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Old 08-29-2009, 07:33 PM
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It actually looks like the type of damage that would occur from someone trying to pull really hard and use their knee for leverage.
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Old 08-29-2009, 09:04 PM
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Ya, I'd try taking the door apart and then using either your hand or some taps from a soft rubber mallet.

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