Remove Car Dent With a Lighter !

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Introduction: Remove Car Dent With a Lighter !

I tried this method and work very good on my old dodge.

the video remove car dent witha hair dryer and air duster


Step 1: Heat the Dent

take a aluminium foil to protect your paint.and warm up with a lighter about 30 to 60 seconds.

Step 2: Metal Contraction

fast apply a throw of liquid air.Hot and cold contracted the metal.

Take your Air duster for computer, and turn it upside down. This way you make liquid air available.
Apply about 5 seconds

Step 3: Now the Dent Is Gone

just clean and its done .This method work good on medium dent.DonT work on polymer car. sorry :)

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    I guess this is OK for small dents and old cars.
    You can really ruin your car doing this.

    I had better luck using suction cups.
    Toilet bowl plunger works great.

    Anything that the suction cups wont fix, then take it to a shop.

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    for some bigger dents couldn't you push it out from the inside?

    I believe that is what some dent shops do, except they have specialized tools to do it. sometimes they have to drill a hole, pop it out, and fix the hole.

    THEY will pop them out after heating them so the paint wont crack.

    I mentioned taking it to a shop because even if you un-smash a tin can it's still not 100% lined up. Even if you do manage to make it look perfect, a lot of the metal will be weaker in areas.
    Sometimes pulling one dent can shift metal over slightly so you end up with pumper covers that look twisted
    :(
    So PSPerson is also right. They drill holes and pop them out so they are not stretching metal and making a wobbly mess of think metal.

    Wow, great tips. I want to try that.

    Could you pull out bigger dents with a flamethrower & a fire extinguisher??? Dun Dun DaHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!

    i have worked in a auto body shop for 13 years and I know if you heat up the metal enough to shape it will damage the paint

    I do not recomend any one try this

    Take Your Car To A Pro

    If you put the spraycan upside down it'll generally be (alot) colder =)

    Does anyone know where I can buy this air duster spray in The Netherlands?

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    all it is, is a computer duster..really usefull

    hello, i'm french, i find air duster at my supermarket ( carrefour, auchan ... migro...) with the computer stuff close to " screen cleaning wipe", otherwise in an electronic or computer shop ( i pay 8 € for a can )

    Has anyone tried this and succeeded on hail dents? My dad's Citroen GSA Special thats in = MINT = condition even after 25 years of daily use just got MASHED UP by a hail storm.

    He had just painted it a month ago, did all the detailing and rebuilt the dashboard from failed instruments and it looked like a spaceship!

    i tried this and it didnt work for me. yes my cars body is made of metal, but no i didnt use a straw for a concentrated spray stream. i think this is where i went wrong. also my dent is about 2 times bigger/deeper than the one shown. would this technique work for a dent of that size?

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    Need more heat and a really concentrated stream of Co2 from the can. But should work on a larger dent. If it's a thinner car metal and not a big ol' truck thick metal.

    I cant get this to work. I've tried it a bunch of times.

    does this damage the paint ?

    Thanks Olivier. I bought the spray from Office Centre. Unfortunately, removing the dent in my car using this method didn't work (used a hair dryer).... :(