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Old 08-06-2016, 11:54 AM
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Hit cable barrier trying to fix damage

Driving along interstate in rain when the read end kinda let go and sent me spinning. I hit the cable barrier. I don't have a lot of money just trying to get this fixed without spending too much money. The frame is not bent but the fender apron and where the headlights go is bent. The radiator support on the bottom is also pushed back.

What would be your suggestions as to getting the car back on the road? I can get the windshield, bumper cover, fenders, hood, radiator support. How would I go about straightening the bent parts on the passenger side?

Don't have very much money I checked and all the parts were around 400 dollars. I already happen to have top radiator support and headlights from another car.
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Old 08-06-2016, 06:44 PM
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A few things, stop unbolting bent parts. It can be much more difficult pulling things near straight when you are pulling on parts you want to save. RE Place pull points are on the parts that won't be saved this way when they are damaged there is no loss.

As you pull on very bent parts, this also pulls slightly bent parts back into shape.

The car got hit in a soft area and is very fixable.

You might also need hood hinges in order to get things to line up.

How did the windshield get broken?

What is the condition of the rest of the car?
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Old 08-06-2016, 08:04 PM
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Ok I wont unbolt anymore parts I was kinda trying to get a handle on how bad the damage was. The rest of the car is fine even the doors are fine. I think the cable got up to the windshield.
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