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How to fix simple dents.


Material

  • 1 Dent
  • 1 Heat gun
  • 1 Rubber mallet
  • 1 Small block of wood
  • 1 Steam iron

Method

  1. Heat up the dented area with the heat gun eg bumper bar
  2. Hold small piece of wood behind the dent
  3. Use rubber mallet to hit dent against block of wood
  4. Iron out dent until smooth still with wood behind
  5. Let cool down
  6. Touch up paint work if necessary




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  • Cynthea Jenke
    • 06 Jul 2014
      11:30 pm

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  • Wow, this is amazing!
    Never thought you could do this so thank you for sharing.
    Hopefully I won’t get a dent in my car but this is super useful to know and have on hand.

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  • Wonderful tip! Anything that saves money is good.

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  • A good tip on saving money at the smash repairers

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  • Thanks it may come in handy some day!


    • It sure will, great to have on side if I ever need it

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  • Could save some money giving this a go. Thanks

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  • It’s worth a try…maybe?


    • Maybe, I would be a bit scared I would make it bigger

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  • Interesting, would love to try this but I’m worried I’d make it worse. Great to know, though. Thanks for sharing!

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  • very interesting

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  • Clever! So handy to know for those of us that drive cars. I know I have a couple of little dingles in my vehicle

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  • I will keep this in mind if my husband ever need to repair his car. Thank you!!

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  • Wish I’d read this before my husband went and spent $400.00 to have some small dents repaired.

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  • Depending on the bump and where it is, this is a real money saver!


    • It will save you heaps especially if you don’t have insurance

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  • repair car

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  • dent repair

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  • What a great idea Thankyou

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