Unfortunate incident in 02 S6 - need advice

Alex Kowalski hypereutectic1 at gmail.com
Sat May 27 21:50:05 EDT 2006

I'm not familiar with the S6, but I would pay careful attention to the panel
gaps on all exterior body panels and also, especially -- how do the doors
latch and unlatch, the hood open close, etc.?  If the body structure
is tweaked, you'll feel resistence in the door latches and other hinges, and
also you might be able to see a difference in the panel gaps, esp. because
on an S6 the panel gaps are much closer on my car, magnifying any change.

My (old) car is a weak (comparatively structurally speaking) '87 5KCSTQ and
just putting the front end up on jackstands at the jacking points causes the
door gaps to shift and makes them more difficult to open and close -- and
there is NO rust or damage on this vehicle.

Alex Kowalski
'87 5KCSTQ -- Unbent body, unless you tweak it hard
'86 5KCSTQ -- Ditto

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