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Old 29th July 2011, 13:42   #76
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^ Its all thanks to you Vikram!
Best part was, this guy comes over to my house, sees the TBHP url on the rear glass of the car, and asks, if this is how I got his number! He seems to be pretty famous out here, thanks to you!
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First, he cleans the spot with some kind of cleaner- to remove dust, residue etc. Then he applies some kind of paste for paint protection, and then he has this big lamp (like those spot lights) that he keeps on moving over that dented spot. With a iron rod, he keeps on nudging that dent lightly (from inside the bumper), till its back to its old glory. Then a light rub again and there, Voila!

Hope I havent confused you. This is what I understood from the process. This is the process for bumper dents. For metal dents, the process is different.
Mr.Dent Remover came at the appointed time today and did the job in half an hour.

Swanand you have explained the process perfectly. Just adding the snaps for clarity.

Bumper before the job was done.

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Application of the liquid to protect the paint job and the plastic thickness so that it does not get affected by the heat of the lamp.

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Lamp used to heat the plastic. See them wearing black glasses to prevent damage to the eyes.

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Then they use Iron rod to bring the bumper back into place. Did not take a snap of that.

Bumper post the completion of the job.

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I would say i am happy with the job. One glance and i don't think anyone would be able to make out that there was a dent earlier. But closer inspection would reveal that some work has been done. But that i guess is because i know where the dent was and i have been driving with that for the past one and half year.

Special thanks to Vikram (comfortablynumb) for the details.
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Amit:
That was pretty well explained with pictorial representation.

I completely agree, to the normal eye, nothing is visible. Only you know, cuz you know where the dent was. For the price he charges, its a steal.
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Guys

One idiot, jackA$$, anti-social biker banged into the LHC C-pillar of my Vista and made a dent and flew away. Just wanted to know whether this person Sudhir Gaikwad can remove the dent on the C-pillar. C pillar job won't be as easy as bumper.
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Just wanted to know whether this person Sudhir Gaikwad can remove the dent on the C-pillar. C pillar job won't be as easy as bumper.
Ajay, IMO it can be done. He would use the magentic method to get rid of the dent. Is it on a curve though? If so, those are quite difficult to get rid of. My suggestion- Call him and check if he can do it.

Sorry to hear that man! A scratch/dent on the bvehicle is like a dent on our body.
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Ajay, IMO it can be done. He would use the magentic method to get rid of the dent. Is it on a curve though? If so, those are quite difficult to get rid of. My suggestion- Call him and check if he can do it.

Sorry to hear that man! A scratch/dent on the bvehicle is like a dent on our body.
Yes man. It hurts, especially when it is not your fault. Grrrrrrrr... Anyways, will call him up and check.
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Yes man. It hurts, especially when it is not your fault. Grrrrrrrr... Anyways, will call him up and check.
Thansk Ajay, can you post an update here after you have spoken with him? My Jazz has a dent on the rear left door that I would like to fix too
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Any paintless dent repairs in bangalore?
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I have called Mr. Dent Remover to my place tomorrow evening. He is too nice to be true. Will post my experience post the job.
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Ajay, its time for me to call him too. This time, its the Swift that got rear ended. At JM road of all the places. That road has so many speed breakers, that one cant even think of going above 40. Amuses me as to how, one cant control a bike at that speed.
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Does anyone do this in Delhi? This guy is phenomenal. You Pune folks are lucky.
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Does anyone do this in Delhi? This guy is phenomenal. You Pune folks are lucky.
Yes we are lucky for sure. There is no dearth of morons on Pune roads ready to bang up the rear.

I actually think this is a very good business proposition for someone to work on in cities where it is not already available. I was chatting with this guy when he did the work on my car and he told me that he himself had learned it in Baroda and shifted to Pune later to start his business.
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Job done!

Superb result. The dent is gone, well almost 90-95%. It's impossible to make out that there was a dent at that place.

Most importantly, the person is too nice and very much dedicated. This person reached at my place before I had even started from my office. So he waited for about 40 minutes at the gate. Then finished the denting job in about 40 minutes. He also got rid of few minor scratches on my Vista without any extra charge.

Thanks to Vikram, Swanand and all who suggested this person here. I highly recommend this guy for all denting jobs.

BTW, he has suggested one place to me from where I can get rid of all major/ minor scratches for about 150/-. Yes , 150 only. :-) let me try it and then will post the results.
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Job done!

He also got rid of few minor scratches on my Vista without any extra charge.


BTW, he has suggested one place to me from where I can get rid of all major/ minor scratches for about 150/-. Yes , 150 only. :-) let me try it and then will post the results.
Great to hear this Ajay. By the way what did he use to remove the minor scratches? And would be waiting for an update from you on the Mr. Scratch Remover.
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Job done! Superb result. The dent is gone, well almost 90-95%. It's impossible to make out that there was a dent at that place..
Good to hear that! How much did he charge for removing a dent on the metal body? Is it the same rate as removing a dent on the bumper?

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