Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
tandtperformance.com
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Technical Camaro Topics > Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection

Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection Anything related to keeping your Camaro clean and in good cosmetic condition.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-02-2012, 09:13 PM   #1
goldappa
 
Drives: Camaro 2011 RS Convertible
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Spring, Tx
Posts: 144
Paintless dent repair?

I took my car to the dealer for warranty work and asked if they could perform paintless dent repair on my barely visible door ding. They said they couldn't do it because it's on a crease. Anyone had this done on a similar ding?
Attached Images
 
goldappa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2012, 09:24 PM   #2
bkscott

 
bkscott's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Grand Prairie, Texas
Posts: 1,241
Yes I have. It can be done, find another PDR guy. I just had a fender ding removed today, and it was on the crease. Can't tell it was ever there.
__________________
94 Firebird Formula (Drowned 08/30/05)
2010 IBM 2SS/RS 6M Arrived 3/25/10.

ADM CAI, Borla Type S Cat Back, VMAX Ported TB, LG Short Throw Shifter, Hotchkis Max Chassis Brace, BC Racing Coilovers, Hotchkis Sway Bars, Whiteline Cradle Bushings,Forgestar F14's 20x9/11,Nitto Motivos, Stainless Power Headers, Solo J Pipes, AAC LED Sidemarkers, ZL1 Rockers, SLP Splitter, ADM Stage II Cam.

bkscott is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2012, 09:33 PM   #3
pwrmanpaul66
silverback
 
pwrmanpaul66's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 2SS RS LS3 Black on black
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: DSM, IA
Posts: 917
i had one removed on passanger door by dealers pdr guy and it looks like it never was hit ! right on the crease below door handle and my car is black you need to try another shop if they cant fix it !
__________________
pwrmanpaul66 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2012, 09:40 PM   #4
stlrammer

 
stlrammer's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 2LT/RS SGM
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Saint Louis, MO USA
Posts: 1,879
There are reinforcement brackets (kinda like wall studs) behind the metal skins of fenders and doors. If your ding is on the bracket/stud it cannot be repaired by PDR guy.
__________________
stlrammer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2012, 04:48 PM   #5
wal-dog
 
Drives: 1LT w/ RS package
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Tucson
Posts: 50
I've had two dings pretty much in same spot as yours. I used a mobile PDR guy and he got them perfect.
wal-dog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2012, 05:16 PM   #6
jeepguy_1980

 
jeepguy_1980's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 1SS
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Newport News
Posts: 1,311
I have one in the very same spot. When I pulled the panel off to look at it, the dent isn't there. I'm not a body guy, but I don't know how they could fix it.
jeepguy_1980 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2012, 07:18 PM   #7
JLE58

 
Drives: CGM,twin turbo, cam 2010 SS/RS
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: ROCKMART, GA
Posts: 2,190
I had a PDR friend here in GA fix a couple in the same exact spot.
JLE58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2012, 07:27 PM   #8
Kinetic Kev HWSE 2013

 
Kinetic Kev HWSE 2013's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Hot Wheels Special Edition
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Auburn,Mass
Posts: 1,338
I have had a couple dings orsmall dents removed on the crease and they had no problem getting them out.
Kinetic Kev HWSE 2013 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 02:02 AM   #9
ghostrider2
 
ghostrider2's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 Bright Yellow ZL1 Vert/M6
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Michigan
Posts: 505
I had one just aft of the passenger door handle dead center on the crease, it was actually on the car when I purchased it new, dealership had it out in less than 2 hours and you can't even tell it was there.
__________________
ghostrider2 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2012, 09:00 AM   #10
Duncan25
 
Duncan25's Avatar
 
Drives: Inferno orange 2ss
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 115
If you took the door panel off and couldn't see it it's behind the stud/brace in the door and to fix that they are cutting the glue that holds the brace to the door. Making it weak I know this because we own a body shop!!! Just my thoughts
__________________

2012 Camaro SS, CAI,VMax TB,LT ARH, HF Cats,Borla Type-S,LPE3.70 Gears,1400HP DSS axles,2000-LNC Launch Contoler, 200 Shot plate System. Got to LOVE that NITROUS!!!!

If I can't eat it, bet on it, or bang it I probably don't have the phone number!!!!!
Duncan25 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.