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Old 08-31-2005, 07:03 AM
John Kelly John Kelly is offline
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Bob has you on the right track..also try grinding the weld on both sides before using a hammer and dolly. The shrinkage is probably only in the area that turned blue from welding so stay close to the weld when stretching. If other areas are still low try bumping them out with a dolly, then smooth with a hammer and dolly. Check the curve of the panel up and down and front to back with templates taken from the other side of the car.

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