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Hey all, I was wondering for a novice how hard will it be for me to remove my front fender and then put it back on. A bike messager fell onto my fender then rode off leaving a nice little indention in my front fender. I think if I can remove it I can just pop the dent back out. Thanks.
 

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abew330 said:
i agree.. not hard 10 min job i think

I hope that was a joke..........



If all you want to do is pop the fender back, 1st try to do it on the car. Take the plastic splash shield off, and see if you have acress to the dent that way. also, remember that the SRS sensor is in there, ont he main body. You'll see it as it will have a thick yellow wire attached.
 

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It is a fairly quick job, taking off some screws and such and nothing complicated. If you have the manual it is a snap, I did mine when I got into an accident and had absolutely no problems with it
 

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Thanks, just wanted to make sure there were not impossible to reach bolts somewhere under the fender before I started. And I'll try not to mess with the yellow wire. Anyone ever have an accident with the SRS by bumping it with a tool or something?
 

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Thanks, just wanted to make sure there were not impossible to reach bolts somewhere under the fender before I started. And I'll try not to mess with the yellow wire. Anyone ever have an accident with the SRS by bumping it with a tool or something?

It's hard to do as it;s actually IN the main framerails. Just wanted to warn you just to warn you. So you don't take a hammer behind the fender while it's in and start to stash anything you can get too. :lol: Good luck though. :thumbup: If this does not work, try www.car-part.com for a color matched junkyard fender. :)
 

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I was wondering why I never remembered seeing the SRS when I had mine off lol
 

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I have to do this too...except my car has been in a front end crash, so it looks like I'll be in for a treat
 

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I'll tell you one thing, I got an interesting look from my neighbor when I pulled out of my driveway liek this testing the car. :lol:

 

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Thanks dent came out and now has just a slight wave in the metal. It took me about 40 minutes, because some of the bolts were hidden, but still easy job overall. :clap: Here's before & after


 

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ASG14 said:
I'll tell you one thing, I got an interesting look from my neighbor when I pulled out of my driveway liek this testing the car. :lol:

missed some plastic undertray cover.

strangley enough, that one piece of plastic is the only part i run without, as my intake pipe goes there :D
 

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I forgot to mention I used my wifes rubber coated weights to push the dent out from the inside. The metal was thin enough to push the high spots down with just slight pressure. With a little practice I can see how those paintless dent repair people do their thing. Here's a bigger picture.
 
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