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How To Fix Car Dent With Compressed Air

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by cc350, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. Dec 21, 2010 at 12:49 PM
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    cc350

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    Anyone try this?
     
  2. Dec 21, 2010 at 12:52 PM
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    link doesnt work, but if its what i think it is, then it works pretty good, a plunger did better though haha
     
  3. Dec 21, 2010 at 12:56 PM
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    Video
     
  4. Dec 21, 2010 at 1:00 PM
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    I want to try this on my Mercedes ML350, park away from everyone at the local stores and come out and find someone let a shopping cart go and yep right into the rear passenger door, got a dent the size of a quarter. I'm sure this would be a cheaper fix than dealer or the local dent doctor:(
     
  7. Dec 21, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    I don't see why it wouldn't. From what I can tell you heat the metal, then freeze it to make it contract and it pops the dent out.
     
  8. Dec 21, 2010 at 2:34 PM
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    Can't be good for the paint.
     
  9. Dec 21, 2010 at 6:59 PM
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    do you have a picture of the dent?
     
  10. Dec 21, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    i see that as being it may work on an easy dent, similar to the dry ice vids... but dont expect it to be perfect everytime. depending on the shape of the panel, it could also make it worse.

    just use a dent guy
     
  11. Dec 21, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    Put some saran wrap over it.
     
  12. Dec 21, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    Yea. Stretch some saran wrap over the dent. Pull it really tight and then paint it. No more dent. lol.
     
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    that actually made me giggle......^^^^^^^^^^^^^:D
     
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    I've heard that this doesn't work most of the time. A lot of the reviews on this way of fixing a dent claim that when the area returns to normal temperature or gets heated up again by the sun the dent pops back in the same way you popped it out
     
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