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How to get rid of Small dent/warp on bonnet?

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  1. Mason-A3Sport
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    I recently noticed a small dent on my bonnet, you carn't see it from close up and you carnt feel the dent, but when light shines on it or you look at a side, from an angle, or far away you can see the dent, it has no paint chips, does anyone know the best way to remove this?
    as it looks very eye catching
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    Get dentwizards or similar to do their magic, probably cost about £40-50 but well worth it. Don't whatever you do try and do it yourself, it truly is a skill!
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    some 1 try it an see if it works lol
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    Is it me or is that dent still visible? Has anyone tried this??
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    Would you really want to try it on your Audi?! If I had a Ford Escort or an old honda maybe, as the metal is thinner, doubt it would work on a VAG panel.
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    Lord knows if it works, but you tube is full of vids of people trying it. Makes sense in principle...
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    Much better than risking pushing it out from behind.
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    My mate was telling me about this vid, it makes sense but would it not dammage the paint work? has anyone ever tried this before? I dont no if i trust this on my Audi Though.
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    Who wants to be the guinea pig?
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    I mite give it a go :ohmy: haha what do you use to spray the dent with?
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    Liquid Co2 where could i get sone of that from? any suggestions?
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    is that the stuff thats in a pipe freezing spray?
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    Yeh mate i think it is just like carbon dioxide in a can, like a tin of deodrant with the fragrance:lmfao:
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    OK, I have a dented Bonnet from my Passat lying around, I'd give it a try on that for a laff, where do I get some of that cold spray stuff?
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    Spray's available from Curry's-esque places...

    also known as a spray duster
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    course it will work
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    Like I said, in principle it should, but whether the contraction will be strong enough to actually pull a dent...
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    You can do this with alot of substrates, cant see why it would not work with metals....
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    Let us know how it goes jojo....pics too please...:)
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    yeh let me know how it goes :thumbsup:
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    Make a video of it lol
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    When I get hold of a can of spray and the weather get better guys... I need to warn you guys though, the dent in the bonnet is near the front where it curves downwards, so it may not work, but I'd like to see it flexing for real to see how it works. :)
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