[DML] Re: DeLorean Dents
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[DML] Re: DeLorean Dents



Did you try Dry Ice?  I've heard from other owners that it works
surprisingly well at popping dents back out.  I have heard to heat the
area with a hairdryer, then put the dry ice on it, and you sometimes
actually hear a "pop" when the dent comes back out of the stainless. 
I saw one of the dry ice repairs on a Ohio Club Member's car, and in
the right light you can still see a slight imperfection.

Worth a shot,
-Patrick C.
1880


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Matt CARPENTER" <mattdcarpenter@xxxx>
wrote:
>
> Hi Dan,
> 
> I met with Ken Vance yesterday - he didn't feel comfortable in doing
the 
> repair - too big of a job.
> 
> I'd be curious if others on the DML have had this type of work done and 
> which shop or technique was used to remove dents in the hood.   The
repiar 
> involves two nickel size dents near the center of the hood.
> 
> I'll check on the price of a hood from DMCH.  I'm guessing it will
be much 
> more expensive.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Matt Carpenter
> VIN 5586
> AZ-D
> 
> >From: "Dan" <djdanwilson@xxxx>
> >Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [DML] Re: DeLorean Dents
> >Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 08:53:37 -0000
> >
> >--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "carpenter12740" <mattdcarpenter@xxxx>
> >wrote:
> > >
> > > I have
> > > two dents on the bonnet I need to correct.
> >
> >Did you call Kenneth Vance, the person Ben Ferguson recommended in
> >Maricopa?
> >
> >I don't know if dents in the hood can be repaired because you can't
> >"pick & file" the metal due to the fiberglass piece underneath that
> >the stainless steel is attached to. I think you would have to cut out
> >a section of fiberglass below the dent so it can be raised then filed
> >down 'till even, then patch the fiberglass section that was cut out.
> >I'm guessing a new hood would be cheaper?
> >
> >Dan W.
> >VIN 16192
> >AZ-D
>








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