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Did anyone see that vid on the net which shows how to make minor panel dents disappear? It goes like this - first heat up the area with a hairdryer, then immediately spray with liquid CO2. A bit if creaking... and... POP! the dent disappears!

My worry is if it has that power over a dent what might it do to the paint?!

The vid says no worries about the paint, but I dunno. Sounds like famous last words!
 

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Have you got a link to it?

It sounds interesting.:)
 

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Did anyone see that vid on the net which shows how to make minor panel dents disappear? It goes like this - first heat up the area with a hairdryer, then immediately spray with liquid CO2. A bit if creaking... and... POP! the dent disappears!

My worry is if it has that power over a dent what might it do to the paint?!

The vid says no worries about the paint, but I dunno. Sounds like famous last words!
Yep post a link should be fun ?

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Ottoman
 

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And my next trick how to cure frost bitten body parts....

It seemed to work ok on that dent, I will leave it for someone else to try tho.

Well found tho.

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I removed a dent in my back door quicker than that, took 3 seconds.

Someone had dented it parking next to me in a car park luckily their bumper had pushed the door in by pushing on the large plastic rubbing strip that my Scorpio had.

I was so mad that after looking around I opened the door and slammed it shut, the large dent sprang out and completely disappeared.
 

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I saw this a few weeks ago - but didn't want to post it in case people thought this was another technique I use...

I can understand the principle involved, but I would believe that success is dependent on the type of dent.

Let me explain, the principle is one of expansion/contraction of metal - this 'force' will apply itself equally in all directions on the metal in the panel from the centre of the dent outwards. Now that's fine if the dent is in itself uniform in nature (i.e. a panel which has been kicked, or something large/heavy has applied force to it), however, if the dent was created by something long/flat (i.e. a door edge/wall) then the dent may be reversed and become a high spot on the panel or the paint may crack under the force which has been created within the panel.

Its certainly entertaining to watch!

Paul:)
 

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Anyone in the kent area got any dry ice or compressed Co2 liquid?

We've got the test vehicle (well 2 actually if it works on the first cos the saffy has some minor stone dents) but no cash to get the supplies!

If anyone wants to donate, I'll test!
 

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When I lived in South Africa many moons ago I saw a very similiar technique being used to remove hail stone dents after a storm, never saw the paint crack or get damaged.

In fact there were many garages in Johannesburg specializing in this kind of work.

Come on someone try it..........
 

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When I lived in South Africa many moons ago I saw a very similiar technique being used to remove hail stone dents after a storm, never saw the paint crack or get damaged.

In fact there were many garages in Johannesburg specializing in this kind of work.

Come on someone try it..........
If you pay for me and my car to go to South Africa,I'm up for it!.:d
 

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Come on someone try it..........
I've already said I will if someone can supply me with liquid CO2 or dry ice. I'm skint and cannot afford.

If you want to know if it works, I have the guinea pig vehicle. Why not stop flogging the dead horse and make the donation yourself? - We all know that everyone wants to know if it works and I am volunteering to try if someone can supply the stuff I need.
 
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