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I just waxed my truck and I noticed a lot of door dings and the dents I had seem to stand out more so what is the best way to remove the dents without having to use a stud gun and have to repaint. I heard about PDR (Paintless dent repair) and learned a few of the techniques and I was going to try dry ice or hair dryer and some liquid c02.
has any one used this or know if will damage the paint?
and any other methods would be great.
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I'm right with you on this one
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i went to autozone and got a pops-a-dent to get mine out it was $20 and worked good for the smaller dents not so good on the big one i had it was as big as a basketball
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k well im gonna try this later today and ill let you guys know how it goes
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When I got my truck I saw it had over a hundred dents over the entire body due to a hail stor from Katrina when it was in Tennesee. I took it to a Dent King and they used dry ice and a tool to pop the dents out. Dont know how hard it was or anything like that becasue I was in school when they removed them all, but it worked. I looked it over with a light afterwards and I couldnt see 1 dent they missed. The dry ice worked wonders.
Here is a link with some vids on it
http://www.wisebread.com/remove-car-...ly-and-cheaply
I cant believe my eyes but they both seem to work
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The Dent Doctor (local PDR) is the real deal
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I gave the dent guy that comes to our dealership 80 dollars and he took them all out of my truck. For that much I didn't even break a sweat.
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hey guys i tried the hair dryer and c02 and it kinda worked but didnt get the dents out completely so im gonna try dry ice soon
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a 36" Craftsman Pry bar did the job for me...
for the most part, it needs a little more work
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then again i had plenty of room to shove it in there and i wasn't too worried about the outcome.

you could try the dry ice i heard that works decent
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my dad had a PDR business for a few years a while back. If it were me I would pay somebody to do it. Its all to easy to cause more harm than good. You start working that dent out an next thing ya know you have a high point instead of a dent.

Do your dents have any creases in them?
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