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To all professionals here. how legit is this vid on fixing a dent? It looks like they are fixing a large dent on the side of the car. The dent i wanna fix is a ding from a fucking cadillac with a fat ass that couldnt get out even when she was lathered with silicone. Sorry for my rant, but do you guys think this will work?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LK9aXlK7ruk#hq

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That was pretty amazing if that is a legit video. I looked pretty real to me. I don't get how it works, but I guess it does. I am no expert or professional though. I wonder if I could use this to get a few door dings out.
 

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I been wanting to try this for a while ,but i am afraid it would peel, crack, fade, screw up the paint some how in the long run.
 

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I tried this out a few years ago on my old Pathfinder. It may have made it better but was hard to tell. Might depend on the size and location of the dent though.
 

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[quote author=Axela05 link=topic=137193.msg2957515#msg2957515 date=1235453710]
Consider me freakin impressed.
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okay so whos gunna take a mallet to their car n test this once and for all :lol:
 

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[quote author=Alec Trevelyan link=topic=137193.msg2957542#msg2957542 date=1235455110]
Gotta try this on my passenger side A-pillar. blankets3, you owe me a new A-pillar if it breaks :p
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Time for a disclaimer, lol.
 

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[quote author=Alec Trevelyan link=topic=137193.msg2957542#msg2957542 date=1235455110]
Gotta try this on my passenger side A-pillar. blankets3, you owe me a new A-pillar if it breaks :p
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lolmao right after i find the money i dont have ( and get a hks exhaust, suede my interrior, anddd get my lip :) )
 

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[quote author=blankets3 link=topic=137193.msg2957555#msg2957555 date=1235455567]
[quote author=Alec Trevelyan link=topic=137193.msg2957542#msg2957542 date=1235455110]
Gotta try this on my passenger side A-pillar. blankets3, you owe me a new A-pillar if it breaks :p
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anddd get my lip :) )
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Everybody needs a little lip, lol. Had to say it.
 

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[quote author=Axela05 link=topic=137193.msg2957558#msg2957558 date=1235455656]
[quote author=blankets3 link=topic=137193.msg2957555#msg2957555 date=1235455567]
[quote author=Alec Trevelyan link=topic=137193.msg2957542#msg2957542 date=1235455110]
Gotta try this on my passenger side A-pillar. blankets3, you owe me a new A-pillar if it breaks :p
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anddd get my lip :) )
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Everybody needs a little lip, lol. Had to say it.
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lol totally off topic but.. (how much will a lip bring the car closer to the ground)
 

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depends on the lip i guess...

can anyone prove this dent fixxer works and its not going to ruin the car???
 

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Can't guarantee in our soft paint, but there was no paint damage on the '88 Pathfinder or my girlfriend's old '99 S-10. Luckily none of our current cars have any reasonable dents to try this on. :p

Tip: the dented area needs to be quite warm before spraying. The quick temperature change and resulting contraction of the metal is what is supposed to 'suck' the dent out.
 

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this works on the expansion and contraction of metal. trust me it will work.


HOWEVER! it all depends on the size, location, and if the dent is creased. on that dent you could simply use a large suction cup. that method will work on large 1/4 panel dents, but will it no way work on an A-pillar dent.
 

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I can't verify if this will happen or not, but I heard that the dent can reappear with temperature change, like a cold night to a warm day.

I'm not sure if that's true or not, but might be something to keep in mind.
You can also do this with a piece of dry ice, just be careful not to burn yourself.
 

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have tried
but instead with dry ice lol
didnt really work, only in some areas
and its good to do it in hot weather

but it does not damage the panels thats for sure (not on me anyways)
 

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[quote author=Alec Trevelyan link=topic=137193.msg2957542#msg2957542 date=1235455110]
Gotta try this on my passenger side A-pillar. blankets3, you owe me a new A-pillar if it breaks :p
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it deff wont work on ur a-pillar...

this method might work on a door skin.. or a roof skin... but anything w/ a sharp are hard curve to the metal from factory .. wont come out via this method...

maybe even your hood....or quarter panel

but it has to be a fairly broad dent... that was caused more by the streatching of the metal either directly or indirectly...
 
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