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somebody tried to break in, window frame bent..

this is the second car i have bought that a thief tried to break into the same way on the previous owner, via trying to pry a bar or some sort of rod thru the top corner or the window to get to the door unlock. Either that, or the previous owner locked herself out.

Either way is there a fix for this? I mean its not that bad, and when it rains it dosent leak, but when i go thru one of those automated car washes during the rinse cycle some water does come in thru the top corner. I can also hear the wind when im in the highway sneaking in thru there.

For something like this do i have to take it to a paint shop to get fixed? or is there some way to bend it back into place without possibly damaging the frame?
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Well, either you can try to bend the door frame back somehow, or replace the door.
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As Tobias said, probably better to get a new door. Some pics would help tho.

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^^^^^ lol

I just replaced 2 of my doors, and while it came out great, I wouldn't recommend it just for a little bend.
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