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Re: bent dent on the sill due to hydraulic Jack
I think it looks worse than it actually is, and could I believe be fixed by yourself, if you feel brave.
You would need to drill one (or maybe two) holes in the underside of the dent (depending on how large the 'flat' area is), then use the self-tapping screws to attach into this area and pull it out. The metal is fairly soft (as you now know) so should move quite readily.
You may need to use a rubber mallet and a piece of dowelling with a rounded tip to tap back any high-spotted creases which have been created.
Once its been brought back into shape, some Plastic Padding filler, and a dab of touch-up paint, and that should be it.
Either back to before condition, or to a standard that only you know where to look to see it.
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