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Re: how can i remove a small dent? (joevw007)

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Re: how can i remove a small dent? (joevw007)

ok so ur sayin there is no DIY method of fixing this? thanks. ne clue on how much it will cost? i hate giving people my money
 

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Re: how can i remove a small dent? (joevw007)

First off it's in a fender?
And you'll have to sand the area... work the area, fill the dent with body filler, sand it smooth.... Tape for primmer, prime it..... sand the primer.... then scuff the entire panel, then tape and mask the car.... then paint it... Which I'm almost positive you don't have the materials or knownledge to do this on your own. I would imagine this is a small dent as I can't really see it from these pictures but I would inquire about a PDR guy.... Because this at a bodyshop is going to be in the range or 300 - 500 dollars. If you do it yourself, you have to buy all the materials and equipment and your going to risk making it worse...
 

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Re: how can i remove a small dent? (joevw007)

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does anyone have a DIY method of removing a small dent from a front quarter panel? thanks.

what me and a buddy of mine did on his 05 Scion tC was we took off the fender heated the dented area with a hair dryer (low budget) and once it was almost scolding hot we just pressured the dent out... be careful though not to heat it up too much cuz you might mess up your paint.
 

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Re: how can i remove a small dent? (VdubVSHonda)

Assuming there is no cracked paint and no hard creases...
1) First you would just remove the splash guard.
2) Feel around for the backside of the dent.
3) body guys have an assortment of picks for PAINTLESS dent removal. Use something of hard metal with a relatively sharp point that you can maneuver in and around the dent from behind
4) Heat from a heat gun or a hair dryer would help but is not necessary. BE VERY careful using heat. Apply heat then work the area and repeat.
5) work the dent from the outside in using the pick to push out a little bit at a time. PATIENCE!!!! pushing too hard will crack the paint below the the clear then you're boned. You should be able to see the point where you are pushing but it should flex back to shape when not pushing. You push too hard and it stays.
PM me with questions I'll try to respond in a timely fashion but I'm not at y computer all day. I'm an I-car platinum body tech. Good luck!
 
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