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Old 12-06-2007, 12:12 PM
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I'm afraid I have some rather conclusive evidence to prove you wrong Brian. Dry ice works miracles. And here's the scientific evidence.

Following your testing parameters I too used a ball peen hammer to make a few rather large dents. I didn't happen to have a Prius fender to duplicate your experiment in exact detail, but I was able to locate my dog Buster's forehead to use as a comparable substitute. The results are shown in picture # 1.

I then bought $0.59 worth of dry ice (exactly as you did) and gently applied it to the dent for about 30 seconds. And here are the results.

Now I just need to do a little touching up with some Rustoleum and foam roller and he'll be as good a show dog as he ever was.

(Helpful Hint: I think the secret for using dry ice is to rub WITH the hair, not AGAINST the hair.)
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