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Last week I found a dent in my passenger side quarter panel. It looked like it was from a door, probably a truck door to be so high on the panel. I went to my dealer and they got me an appointment with Dent Wizard, a local dent removal company. Today I dropped my car off at noon and by 1:30 my car was back in my hands but without a dent. The work they did was fantastic. I took before and after pics for your viewijng pleasure. The repair only cost my $53, which was a small price to get my baby back in dentless condition.

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If you have ever had concerns about this type of repair, rest assured that the work is good and the results are fantastic.
 

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Looks great. Inexpensive too!

Didn't you get hit in the forehead with a stone a while back? Were they able to remove the dent in your forehead too? :lol:
 

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I spent a few months (of which I'm not particularly proud) :( as a used car salesman. We had an unwritten contract with Dent Wizard to work on our inventory of used cars. The work they do is absolutely unbelievible. Don't know what they do exactly, but the results are great and worth every penny.
 

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You're right about the stone. No fix for my head. At least my Solstice is dentless! :lol:
 

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Have my appointment this Friday for my Sol.

Your ding is in similar spot, rear quarter panel? How did they access the area behind the ding?

Something tells me these cars are going to be picking up dings real easy.
 

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mceb said:
Have my appointment this Friday for my Sol.

Your ding is in similar spot, rear quarter panel? How did they access the area behind the ding?

Something tells me these cars are going to be picking up dings real easy.
They may not have had to get behind it at all. There are a number of tricks to getting out dents including heat. I had hail damage on a truck a couple of years ago, after repair you woulds never no it! :)
 

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mceb,
They got to the dent through the trunk. At least it was large enough to get the dent tool in. :lol: I really gave the area a good going over and I can't find the dent location at all, and I worked with my Dad in a body shop through high school and college. The dent people are really great.
 

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Wow, those are great results. Given the depth and size of the dent, I would have thought you would have lost paint or at least had a crack in the paint. That is amazing, I had heard they do great work but I thought it was on less complicated dents. :)
 

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Same here

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Something tells me these cars are going to be picking up dings real easy.
I already have a large dent in my hood and a small scratch on my door. This is not my daily driver either. I am concerned about the strength of the body and the quality of the paint. Hope this is not a trend. Even at $60 a shot, every 1000 miles will start to add up.
 

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I already have a large dent in my hood and a small scratch on my door. This is not my daily driver either. I am concerned about the strength of the body and the quality of the paint. Hope this is not a trend. Even at $60 a shot, every 1000 miles will start to add up.
How did you get the dent in the hood?

Sheetmetal might be little thinner to get the curves...just a thought?

My plan is to park as far form every other car as possible.
 

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How did you get the dent in the hood?

Sheetmetal might be little thinner to get the curves...just a thought?

My plan is to park as far form every other car as possible.
I am not sure, it did not happen when I was in the car that I noticed. It is a dent and a scratch. No easy repair here. I have not decided what to do with it yet.
 

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Sheetmetal might be little thinner to get the curves...just a thought?
Personally, I really doubt this. The curvy sheetmetal actually "sledded" me up without buckling or anything (as far as I could see when I looked at it.) and brought the full force of my impact into my rim and tyre.
 

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Ex-Miata Man said:
Last week I found a dent in my passenger side quarter panel. It looked like it was from a door, probably a truck door to be so high on the panel. I went to my dealer and they got me an appointment with Dent Wizard, a local dent removal company. Today I dropped my car off at noon and by 1:30 my car was back in my hands but without a dent. The work they did was fantastic. I took before and after pics for your viewijng pleasure. The repair only cost my $53, which was a small price to get my baby back in dentless condition.

http://putfile.com/pic.php?pic=11/31219241785.jpg&s=x11
http://putfile.com/pic.php?pic=11/31219250276.jpg&s=x11

If you have ever had concerns about this type of repair, rest assured that the work is good and the results are fantastic.

there you go. proof positive of how good pdr is. i work in insurance auto claims so now maybe everyone will quit giving us insurance folks hell for suggesting paintless dent removal, hard to believe but we ain't out to cheat anyone (that's the agents job :lol: )
 

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If you have ever had concerns about this type of repair, rest assured that the work is good and the results are fantastic.[/QUOTE]

I had a lot of hail damage about 8 years ago when my car was only a month old!!! I was sick. Someone suggested Dent Wizard. They did the work for about 1/4th of the cost to have it fixed in a body shop. After 8 years I still have the original paint job and it looks good!
 

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Ex-Miata Man, I'm impressed and more comfortable that I'll be able to get the eventual dings repaired reasonably. I have a very slight one on drivers side quarter panel that I'm pretty sure got done in my own garage. I can only park so far away from other cars in there. I think I'll wait until something more serious hits to get the repair done. Thanks for the report.
 

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My wife parked my TrailBlazer a bit too close to first base at my son's little league game this summer. Some kid smacked the rear door with a ball. I couldn't believe the dent - A perfect baseball size right in the center of the panel. She took it to a local shop and $90 later it was perfect. They just popped it back out, as good as new.
 

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Solstice body panels are hydroformed (except for the small flat panel behind the front wheelwell), which is one reason the assembly line can't be speeded
up - it takes awhile to force the sheetmetal to take the shape of the die
by using liquid pressure.
 

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We have used the Dent Wizard at our dealership for years. The best thing about this process, in addition to cost, is the fact that the factory finish is uncompromised. Certain types of dents (usually sharp deep, or near edges cant be repaired this way, but for most minor dents its wise to call them first.
 
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