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I've seen a technique whereby small holes are drilled in at regular intervals in the dent, self-tapping screws are screwed around halfway in, and force is applied to pull the dent out along its length. If you were going to use filler anyway, then it may help to get the general shape back.

A short cut for finishing the job off, would be to liberally (but neatly) brush on some black underseal. This isn't glossy, so any surface imperfections will be less noticeable, plus it gives the impression that the car has been fastidiously maintained. (naturally, you would need to paint both sides ).

Just a thought that you may not have considered.

Look forward to seeing the photos.


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