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side swiped a tree

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mudjunkie, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. Aug 3, 2008 at 6:58 PM
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    mudjunkie

    mudjunkie [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i side swiped a tree today and i dented my back fender i used a block of dry ice to get most of the dent but i did not get ti all does anyone know of some trick to remove dents
     
  2. Aug 3, 2008 at 7:00 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    dent puller maybe?? just a suggestion.
     
  3. Aug 3, 2008 at 7:04 PM
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    mudjunkie

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    i know but i dont want to tap into the metal i know someone has a trick the dry ice worked real good
     
  4. Aug 3, 2008 at 7:09 PM
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    jonny_jard

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    the dry ice works great for smaller creases and dents. I googled dent removal and found the dry ice deal, try searching for something that might work better for you. I've also used a toilet plunger in the past to pull bigger dents that were not creased. you can also try to get in-behind the dent and push it back, after that you would use the dry ice to get the remainder of it out.

    Good luck, take pics.
     
  5. Aug 3, 2008 at 7:15 PM
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    mudjunkie

    mudjunkie [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i should of taken a pic of the before and after that damn tree just jumped out at me
     
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