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9. With all of the new parts installed, the team prepped the stock body. This lengthy process included removing all of the dents on our ol' work truck. They were all painstakingly removed using a weld-on stud and either a pop-rivet tool (for smaller dents) or a slide hammer (for the larger ones). After the dents were removed, filler was applied to these areas, and the area was hand-sanded using 80-grit sandpaper in an 8-inch block. The entire cab was then DA'd using a progression of finer sandpaper. First was 36-grit Stikit 8-inch pads, then 80-grit Stikit 6-inch pads, and then 180-grit Stikit 6-inch pads.