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Petty Dent!!! rough price estimate????

HYBRN8

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same old story of trying to preserve your babys sparkling and straight body when you come back to your car and find a nice dent or heffty scratch, any ideas on how much a small dent like this would cost? id say it would most likely be exeeding the price of insurance exess, please guys your thoughts and wisdom?
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wouldnt be much at all id say prob something on here with a how to for touch ups..worst case senario respray door been heron white i pressume same as mine i got bonnet fixed n sprayed 300 so maybe 50-100 if that?
 

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I've seen people use touch up paint with a nail polish brush to apply it. Then, once its dried, use a icypole stick with 2000+ grit sand paper to sand it back smooth and level with the rest of the paint (only couple strokes, wipe + check + repeat). Once your happy, give it a hand polish with some decent cutting compound to get its gloss back.
 

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Is it dented or just chipped? If just chipped, use the above method (touchup paint, flat back, polish). If its also dented you're up **** creek, it'll need to be bogged and sprayed because trying to push the dent out will likely crack the paint.

If it needs respraying also consider the option of just finding a whole second hand door in the same colour. White doors are plentiful and you should get a much closer colour match. Sounds stupid but white isn't exactly fool proof to colour match.
 

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try the paintless dent removal guys and than they should be able to do a touch up for any scratch
 

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If u love your car, do NOT try it yourself. that would run at about $100 - 200 by a pro.
 

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I've had a look myself. As long as the paint isn't chipped will be $80-$120 each. That's having done a quick look around for prices myself.

But yea, i'd agree, if you're worried about a little dent, you clearly care about the car and how it looks so I would only get a professional to do it
 

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i dont see a dent... just a chip
go to the spray painting/panel beating section
ask in there man
they know what their talking about.
 

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Thanking you all kindly for your input, going to get it checked out and quoted this week, ill let you guys know what happens. cheers
 
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