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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:51 am    Post subject: How do I fold these panels over correctly? Reply with quote

What is the best tool(s)/way to crimp this panels on to my single cab? I've seen the door skin tools, but how well do they work on round edges? I don't want the corners to look like poopoo! Smile

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Flat edges are easy and I've got the hammer and dolly techniques down for those. I've never attempted these kind of crimps. Thanks
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2011 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i thought i saw a thread where a guy used just a 2X4 and a hammer and looked real good when he was done
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

you might have to get a couple of different hammers and dollies for the corners...with a light amount of heat on only the edges...she'll fold right around.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hit the edges with a grinder...lightly...it will fold over easier
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

might wanna tell him in which direction...kinda vague
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

schell '59 wrote:
might wanna tell him in which direction...kinda vague


sorry my bad
grind on the outside corner edge, it will fold over nicer that way
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