Originally Posted by Broken1
You used to be able to buy just the metal part of the door (for the E46) and then get a panel beater (body shop) to fit it and put all the insides in.
My father did that once after some maniac kicked a massive dent in his door.
You still get only the metal bit, but you cannot just get the skin.
you remember how the doors looked at the factory, right in the beginning where they were being offloaded, thats how you get it. You then fit all "non-metal" bits from the old door to it