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Old 03-13-2019, 01:17 PM
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Back on Christmas eve I was tboned by some kid running a light. While I was replacing the doors I noticed the B pillar is ever so slightly bent in down at the bottom... So the doors dont line up right. Any way to fix this? or is it screwed? I just fixed a **** ton of front end damage too so im reeeally hoping you guys have some good news 😔
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What has been pushed in must come back out. If you can locate the exact area you could try a come along to pull on that exact location - carefully. I would guess using a straight edge to guide yourself. I've done it with other parts before but it was never anything that had to be exact.
After that I am no body repair person, nor do I play one on TV.
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What has been pushed in must come back out. If you can locate the exact area you could try a come along to pull on that exact location - carefully. I would guess using a straight edge to guide yourself. I've done it with other parts before but it was never anything that had to be exact.
After that I am no body repair person, nor do I play one on TV.

Great, thank you. I will look into that idea!
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I am not a body shop pro either, but the pressure needed to deform, or pull out the base of the B-pillar would be very high, beyond any come along imo, its a box section

the good news is a body shop with a chassis straightener should be able to pull the b-pillar fairly inexpensivly

my mate who has now retired had one and I witnessed him straighten a few door pillars
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I am not a body shop pro either, but the pressure needed to deform, or pull out the base of the B-pillar would be very high, beyond any come along imo, its a box section

the good news is a body shop with a chassis straightener should be able to pull the b-pillar fairly inexpensivly

my mate who has now retired had one and I witnessed him straighten a few door pillars

Thanks buddy! I was thinking about using my boyfriends duly and a ratchet strap. I saw a few videos and guy pulled one with a little old ranger. If that doesnt work ill start calling around! Ill have to update after we give it a try!
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