Well today got in a accident because a stupid kid decided it would be a good idea to walk in the middle of the street wearing dark clothing while listening to music..... when its DARK!!... welll didnt see him till i had to swerve and car went slipping and sliding on ice and ran into one of those barrel thing with flowers (although this time of year without flowers) and well it did a nice amount of damage...
the whole door shifted down from the door panel (window and that black cleaning thing dont match up)
well what Im wanting to know is ( anyone able to give a ballpark estimate)
I don't know about body work so I don't have any idea what it would cost. Does the dor open? Maybe you could adjust the lower hinge area and maybe a little bending to make it usable. That's too bad that you had to be there at the wrong time.
If you are lucky you will only need to reajust both door hinges but replacement hinges would do the job right. The door repair would be cheaper to just replace it or if you get the door open use a piece of 2x4 to support the inside lower edge against the rocker and tap the out side skin with a body hammer. The lower fender should pull out with a axe handle piece of wood by prying it out carefully. The door has gone up putting pressure on the door striker and you may have to remove the fender to beat the door hinges down again with a 2x4 sitting on the hinge and beat it with a (BFG) Big F Hammer.$ 600 to $1000 for a body shop.
With a hit like that your door and possibly "A" pillar will most likely be bent. a full,proper repair would cost a good chunk of money and possibly net you a new door/fender. Recomend going to your freindly neighborhood body shop and asking them to bend your door/fender just so you can open and close your door. Any good bodyman should be able to do an adjustment in about an hour. It won't be pretty but it will wrk.
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