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post #1 of 2 Old 07-20-2008, 12:20 PM Thread Starter
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body repair basic instruction

Hi - I was wondering if anybody could recommend a book or website that would go over the basics of body repair. On my cherokee there is a lot of trail damage that I would like to fix. Dents, door alignment, bumper alignment, etc. I'm not looking for the "getting it pretty" aspects just the "repairing the damage" aspects. I feel pretty confident with the mechanical side of my Jeeps (especially with the help here on the forum) and I have the repair manual for reference. But when it comes to body repair I'm lost, never having ever did any. Thanks...

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post #2 of 2 Old 07-20-2008, 10:54 PM
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Experience is the best teacher imo. But google DIY auto body repair and there are countless websites that help amateurs learn the basics. About 5 years ago I got into it as a hobby and I'm just about done with my 2nd full paint job. Sold a Civic in February for $1150 when I got the car for free and spent 3 months on it and eventually painted it. Only took about $400 in supplies but a lot of time.
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