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Old 05-06-2011, 04:21 PM   #1
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Dry Ice for Dent Removal?

Does dry ice work to remove small dents
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Old 05-06-2011, 05:32 PM   #2
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Never tried it - maybe on a small isolated depression...

It sure works good for super-cooling the beer in the cooler, however!
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I've had great luck with circuit cooler. Easy to handle and always at hand.

I spent a number of years fixing the beaters I drove to work, so have lots of experience with this. Lots of times a depression will have a little 'fold' in it which is the part under the most stress. Chill that and it should pop right out by itself.

Oh, and use safety glasses in case the 'ding' throws ice at you when it pops out.
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re dry ice

? How to do it cooler! Thanks. For help
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Any before and after pictures (or better yet a video)?
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Old 07-02-2011, 04:25 PM   #6
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Do you apply (spray?) the circuit cooler directly on the dent and/or fold?
Going to give it a try.
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Old 07-04-2011, 11:26 AM   #7
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Does dry ice work to remove small dents
Sometimes that will work.

But, it also has a tendency to ruin the plasticote.

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A buddy recently pulled out a couple self-inflicted dents with a small suction cup device he purchased in an auto parts store -- quite pleased with the results.
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A buddy recently pulled out a couple self-inflicted dents with a small suction cup device he purchased in an auto parts store -- quite pleased with the results.
I have couple small dents that I am working on with a suction cup. It is making some progress but not there yet. I am guessing it will work better in cold weather. Maybe a shot of circuit cooler followed by suction cup?

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Andy, you may know the answer to this. My sons new Mustang had apx. 100 hail dents, the insurance company had the car P D R ed and it is better than new. Will P D R work on a Airstream?

Thanks Jim
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