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Paint-less Dent Repair Went Well.

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  1. M109Rider

    M109Rider Active Member

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    I’ve been lucky enough to acquire 4 dents in the last few months.

    Two on my hood, (one with a chip in the paint), one just under the charge port, and another on the back left passenger door.

    Guy from (Straight Edge Dent Repair) came to my office today, and removed all dents in less than 2 hours.

    I can’t even tell they we’re there at all. Like brand new.
    Amazing job. !
    I’m so happy they’re gone. :)

    Way cheaper than a body shop, and much quicker.

    I just have to fill the one chip in the paint, and life is good again. :)
     
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  2. DWdrum

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    WOWZA...that's a lot of dents. Did you have Sentry Mode activated? Curious if you were able to see how this happened.
     
  3. M109Rider

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    In fact I do use sentry mode.

    The rock dents on the hood are from passing trucks.

    The dents on the side were small, and I could not find the culprit on sentry mode.
    :(
     
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    This thread is worthless without pictures. booo boo Wendy boo.
     
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    Any pictures (before/after) and do you mind if i ask how much he charged?
     
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    Lol. True enough.
    I’ve tried to take pics of the dents. Pics and white paint don’t mix well. :)

    Here’s a before of the dent/rock chips on the hood. darkened so you can see it.
    And after pic with just the paint chip to fill now. It’s even hard in these pics to see the extent of the dent before and after.

    The dents on the door and back panel were not visible on camera. Just imagine a small but annoying door ding. :)
     
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  7. Joshan

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    I need to look into this, I have a dent in my rear quarter panel by the wheel weel from a door ding.
     
  8. M109Rider

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    I had one in the same spot. One of the 4 I had.
    Mine was just under the charge port.
    Wasn’t too visible, but it annoyed me a lot.
    I can’t even tell it was there now.
    Very pleased with these guys and the results.
     
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    Ouch, but yes, dent removal is great. I have a local guy here that has been taking car of my cars for years and the cost is minimal for the amount of satisfaction it give me.
     
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    wemt into a restaurant and came out with this. One week before Sentry mode was released.
     

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    I paid just over $250for the repairs.
    My dents were small, so I think it’s usually a little more.
     
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    Ouch.
    I think some people target these cars.
    I would see what paintless dent repair can do first.
    Way cheaper.
     
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    WOW! the PDR guy is here already. He cannot get a tool in there because of how tight it is and he will not remove the charge port (it is driver side). He is going to try and use a glue puller.
     
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    This dude is like a magician, he is almsot done and I can hardly see it now. I will post price and pics as soon as he is done.
     
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    $150 and the dent is gone! I just emailed him 4 hours ago and he came to my house. Not bad at all!!


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    Amazing !
    Cheap, easy, quick, and flawless.
    No downside to this process. !!
     
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    Any suggestions on small paint chip (e.g., 1 to 2 mm in diameter) repair from rocks. I haven't come across any good options.
     
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    Dr. Colorchip
     
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    Lots of YouTube videos on that also. Those will help you with those chips.
     

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