Slide hammer would be good. Getting a good pull without drilling holes in the panel for screws is not easy though.
If i can get it down to a few mm i'll just fill it but the main bit still needs pulling out a little more.
My welder and filler are still in my brother in laws garage so i'll need to pop down and collect them.
I use washers and a slide hammer to pull dents, but your nail and claw hammer idea might be better. When you pull with a slide hammer the metal gives at its weakest points so can be a bit unpredictable, with a lever type arrangement you can choose where to pull and push. Good luck
Got the front wheel bearings replaced this afternoon. Was gonna do the brake pads too but when i removed them and checked against the new ones i bought they're only 0.5mm worn (in over 30k miles).
Drivers side. Backing plate is a little rotten but i didn't have a spare to replace it with.
Piccy of the disc and caliper reinstalled got corrupted by my phone.
The passengers side bearings were the ones i thought was making the noise but on checking the rollers in the bearing on the drivers side was slightly blue. Passengers side was fine.
MOT is due on the 11th May. Found yet another hole in the exhaust silencer so filled it with gun gum. Also found a split CV joint boot. Only the inner one so atleast access is easier than the beast of an outer joint.
Finally got the caravelle back after having new flexys and all brake pipes replaced. Wallet is now £394 lighter though.
Front brakes smelled a bit hot by the time i'd driven her the 10 miles back. Not sure why they'd do that.
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