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Need a GOOD dent puller

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 05tacoSPORT, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. Mar 3, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    05tacoSPORT

    05tacoSPORT [OP] Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]Hey guys any advice on a good dent puller. I found one at the auto parts store for 20 bucks "pops a dent" i think. but i didnt want to blow a 20 on junk. This is the dent i need to pull out. My buddy was pushing my truck to keep me off a tree. it was this dent or a REAL dent.
     
  2. Mar 3, 2010 at 7:26 PM
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    rb11701

    rb11701 Oh yeah!

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    Dry ice might work. Never did it myself, but the youtube video's look pretty easy.
     
  3. Mar 3, 2010 at 7:41 PM
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    What about a plunger. It doesn't look like it will work in that spot, but definatly worth a try.
     
  4. Mar 3, 2010 at 7:52 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    PDR, that way you don't need to drill into it.
     
  5. Mar 3, 2010 at 8:47 PM
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    Google a Paintless dent guy in your area. I've given them harder jobs than that. Only once did I not get satisfactory results - the first time. Look for examples of their work. Can they get behind it from below, or would it require removing the inner bed? They can glue a nail to the outside and pull too. It won't hurt the paint. Just had it done on mine.

    RZ Rob
     
  6. Mar 3, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    GA_TACO4x4

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    x2 i had a dent similar on my beside down by the tail light. plunger pulled most of it out
     
  7. Mar 3, 2010 at 9:50 PM
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    nuckinfuts

    nuckinfuts NyQuil on the rocks.

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    Take the cubby/worthless storage bin thing out and stuff a deflated volleyball in there. Pump it up and see what happens. I had a similar situation but actually hit the tree and the volleyball trick turned a big dent into a couple much smaller dents. Just be sure you're not inflating it too much and pushing the whole panel out. Those glue on pop a dent things don't do much.
     
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