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Old 06-07-2013, 08:25 PM   #11
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Anyone have thoughts on this: I am trying to get the creased dent out of the front bumper. I have been to two different auto parts stores, autozone and pep boys and both are telling me that I have to have it taken out professionally or pull the entire bumper off and push the crease in that way. Isn't there an easier way? You all have seen the pics of the damage...but I'll put one up of just the crease.

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Old 06-08-2013, 04:23 AM   #12
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Push it out from behind and put one of those bandaid decals the Honda kids use on it.
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Tried that. I may just pull it all the way off. What type of filler material do i need to patch up the wholes? Since its plastic, bondo wont work will it?
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You need a heat gun if u wanna push that out, if u do use one dont hold it in one spot too long or it'll burn the paint up
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Old 06-08-2013, 06:34 AM   #15
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Heat gun? Hm I didnt think to use heat on it, good idea. Any certain kind of hear gun i need?
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Not really, something that gets pretty hot, just move it around on the area u try to push on and move the gun around, like i said if u hold it in one spot it'll burn up the paint. Good luck!
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Well it turned out ok, it wont look the same until i have the car fixed the right way but a least it looks better than it did. Heat guns work great lol!
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Lol sweet! Glad it worked sometimes it takes some fighting depending on how bad it is.
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Yeah it was creased badly. They sure dont make cars like they used to!
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Definitley not. Most manufacturers go the cheap and "economical" way now.
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