How To Recover A Dashboard
TheCousinDan shows you how to recover a dashboard with new vinyl. Restore
old cars and trucks with this handy skill!
Paintless Dent Repair Using a Heat Gun and a Can of Compressed Gas Duster
Can you repair dents in an automobile with a hair dryer and a can of
compressed air? Yes and no. It depends upon the location and severity of
the damage. But as I have demonstrated, with a heat gun, $9 worth of Endust
Duster, and about 15 minutes, you can achieve some remarkable results.
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Responses to the most common criticisms:
Q. Why didn't you just push the dent out from behind?
A. This is a hybrid vehicle and there is A/C equipment for battery cooling
that is located between the sheet metal and the interior finish. The dent
was simply not accessible from the inside.
Q. Why didn't you just use a toilet plunger and pull the dent out?
A. That may have worked on the larger of the two dents, but the surface
area of the smaller dent would have made that impossible.
Q. This video and photos of the dents have been Photoshopped and faked!
A. Absolutely not. I will gladly attest that this video and the images of
the dent, before and after, have not been retouched. I also have a witness
who observed the process and would attest the same.
Q. "Tapping" the panel like you did in the video would have popped the dent
out without the heating and cooling.
A. My attempts to pop the dent out with persuasive tapping by hand and a
rubber mallet prior to the heating / cooling did not have any impact.
Q. This process didn't help, you can still see the dents!
A. Yes. if you look closely you can still see the smaller of the two dents.
However, the larger of the two is not distinguishable to the casual
observer. This process made a significant improvement to the appearance of
both dents. It is not a factory perfect repair, but this is not a valuable
vehicle either. I could not justify the expense of a professional body shop
for a vehicle that is seven years old and +150,000 miles. This process
provided a good alternative.
How to Polish a Black Car
The Products used in this Video are
3M Rubbing / Cutting Compound (step 1 on white pad)
3M Swirl Mark Remover (step 2 on black pad)
3M Ultrafina (step 3 on blue pad)
This how to on polishing a black car can be applied to any color. This is a
thorough polishing job that is most noticeable on a black or dark finish
and illustrates all steps on how to polish.
The 3m Polishing system is used in this video but many others are just as
Broken Dash? No Problem!
Repair of a broken dash on a Silverado Pick up. Reinforced top and bottom
for strength and color blended for proper color match. A repair like this
saves hundreds of dollars over replacement.
Leather Repair Company Withernsea.
Video 2 of many about leather cleaning, restoration and repairs.
Cleaning leather can be an easy task if you have the correct leather
cleaning products. In this video, we show you how to clean a leather car
seat, followed by a leather protection cream.
These are the items we used in this video.
• Leather Repair Company Premium Leather Cleaner
• Leather Repair Company Alcohol Cleaner
• Leather Repair Company Application Sponge
• Leather Repair Company Special Terry Towel.
• Leather Repair Company Restoration Leather Re-Colouring Balm
• Leather Repair Company Premium Protection Cream
• Leather Repair Company Leather Repair Kit
You can buy the items and many more from our store.
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Painting Interior Plastic Parts
A LabJapan - CustomSprayMods Collaboration
Lucas sends Dave his interior parts
Dave paints the interior plastic parts and goes through the steps involved
preparing, priming, painting and clear.
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Music by Kevin Macleod http://incompetech.com
All products available at
VG Auto Paints
New car body repair dent puller
This is a demonstration for use of
HANDY PRULLA DX and
MACHINE GUN OKYO.
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Best Interior Detailing Tricks: Leather and Plastics
This is a filthy Honda Accord which is perfect to demonstrate 3 different
approaches to leather cleaning. The 3 techniques are "options" that might
work for whatever car (based on condition, age, material, etc) you are
working with. These are simply techniques, options, or "suggestions" of how
I would ASSESS the current condition, then TEST each approach on the
material. Please use caution on any interior surface when your restoring
its condition. (In this case, its modern leather)
I hope this is a helpful discussion for everyone to see how leather and
most plastics might be cleaned. (in this particularly bad scenario)
Thanks for watching. As always, send me an email if I can be helpful.
Sculpting Car Interior Dash with Chavant Y2-Klay - Bailey Blade XTR - Part 69
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Repairing and retexturing a Ford Explorer bumper cover
This video demonstrates, from start to finish, how to repair a textured
plastic bumper cover using a hot air plastic welder. After the plastic
welding is complete, the dents and low spots in the bumper are filled with
epoxy filler which is then sanded down to match the original contour. The
bumper cover is then retextured with MicroTex texture material from
Urethane Supply Company. Finally, the bumper cover is painted with Bumper
and Cladding Coat so that it matches the original color.
These products are available at http://www.urethanesupply.com
Restore Bad Car Paint with Plasti Dip
Repaint your own car. Faded paint, faded clear coat, bad paint, bad clear
coat, restoration do it yourself car painting using Plasti Dip and
DipYourCar.com's Pro Car Kit. Peel Coat