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While being pushed by a truck out of traffic "guided" into place by my uncle,the truck dented and creased my tailgate.
Is there a way to pop the dents out by disassembling the tailgate from the inside?:dontknow:
Its a huge soft dent with a crease in the metal.


 

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nope time to get out the BFH:poke: id just leave it alone .. gives it a war wound:beer:
 
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This pic shows the overall soft dent you cant see in the previous pic. Maybe a plunger can get it out? The crease ain't as bad as the soft dent since the paint and body will be done sometime this year. (if I can stop buying go-fast parts.):secret:

 

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beast i have a near perfect tailgate ill sell you delivered for 200 bucks with a pocket plate:beer:
 
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beast i have a near perfect tailgate ill sell you delivered for 200 bucks with a pocket plate:beer:
I have a spare blue tailgate but I wanted to keep this one on since I may need a backup for the Choo Choo.
 

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Even if you pushed or pulled most out...it would still have waves and be noticeable. It must be pulled, filled and blocked...primed and painted. That there you showed I would charge about $600
man remind me not to move to florida:poke:
heck if ya seen lumpy you would cry:poke::beer: but not over the motor right beast ????:beer::texas::dontknow:
 
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man remind me not to move to florida:poke:
heck if ya seen lumpy you would cry:poke::beer: but not over the motor right beast ????:beer::texas::dontknow:
The bodywork on Lumpy looked ok to me. As for the motor you got,wanna trade?lol:poke:
 
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sure 2500 plus your 383 and ill do all the labor:nanawrench:
JK,I got something for Belton 2013 already in the works. As far as the dent,you guys think a plunger will get it?
 

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You might be able to pop the big dent by simply hitting around the edges with the palm of hand, or a rubber hammer. The crease will have pulled and upon being pulled the bigger dent will pop.
 

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Just take some duct tape and tape that scary Chuckie doll to your tailgate and nobody would ever notice the dent! :poke:
 

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OK,tell every one that while doing a nasty burn out, the tire exploded and the tread flew out from under the truck and slapped the tail gate !!! ye thats it ..:nanawrench::beer:
 

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So a plunger should get it out?

It'll get out the larger soft dent but you'll still have the crease and a smaller dented area around the crease. Looks like that gate needs some attention anyway. Paint looks to be peeling from the area over the pocket where the bowtie was. 1/4 looks to be peeling too. Be careful if you do bodywork on the gate. Mosts shops would tape up the edge of the 1/4 while doing plastic work on the gate to prevent additional scratches on the 1/4. Problem could be when removing the tape the red comes with it.
 
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