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13 We flipped the panel over and backed up the rivets with a body-working dolly. Then, with a hammer we flattened out the rivets as much as possible. Here is a side by side of the before and after. This smashing down technique leaves the flattest rivet possible on this end and the large head of the rivet on the other side. Since the door panel vinyl will be pulled up and over this area, you don't want anything thick sticking up--but more on that later.