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Removing a dent from plastic bumper by DanDamage
Started on: 11-02-2019 12:06 PM
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Last post by: rogergarrison on 11-19-2019 11:44 AM
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Report this Post11-02-2019 12:06 PM Click Here to See the Profile for DanDamageClick Here to Email DanDamageSend a Private Message to DanDamageEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Does the hot boiling water trick really work? Going to attempt this tommorow. Removing my front bumper to try and remedy a not to bad dent in it
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Report this Post11-02-2019 12:27 PM Click Here to See the Profile for BoondawgClick Here to Email BoondawgSend a Private Message to BoondawgEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I just reach in behind it and push it out.
Once I had to use a stick (with a balled-up wad of cloth taped to the end to spread-out the force) to reach it.
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Report this Post11-02-2019 01:10 PM Click Here to See the Profile for blackramsClick Here to Email blackramsSend a Private Message to blackramsEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Have seen the heat gun trick while pushing the dimple out work (depends on the dimple) but, be careful with that heat gun, the results of too much heat can be expensive.

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Report this Post11-02-2019 03:18 PM Click Here to See the Profile for DanDamageClick Here to Email DanDamageSend a Private Message to DanDamageEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
 
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Originally posted by Boondawg:

I just reach in behind it and push it out.
Once I had to use a stick (with a balled-up wad of cloth taped to the end to spread-out the force) to reach it.


It honestly looks like I can push it out. Any advice on buffing out the minor scratches, what do I need to buy?
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I'm too uncafinated right now, but search YouTube. There are Vida on how to do it with a blow dryer. Heat it and it pops right out.
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Report this Post11-05-2019 12:05 PM Click Here to See the Profile for DanDamageClick Here to Email DanDamageSend a Private Message to DanDamageEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
THANKS GUYS it worked like a charm!!
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Report this Post11-19-2019 11:44 AM Click Here to See the Profile for rogergarrisonClick Here to Email rogergarrisonSend a Private Message to rogergarrisonEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I use a heat gun, but possible to use a good hair dryer also. Ive fixed some pretty messed up bumpers. Dont know how hot water works...seems a little hard to buy that. Dont always believe stuff you see fixed on YouTube. I dont know how many headlights ive had to REfix or replace because someone tried a method seen on YouTube. One tried a drill and WD40 on his Mercedes. I had to replace that $1000 set of headlites. He melted big gouges in them.
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