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      07-12-2006, 02:03 PM   #1
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Question Hail Storm = Dents What to do.

2-3 weeks ago we had a hail storm, dropping hail the size of golf balls.
Since then I have noticed dents all over the car. Majority of them on the trunk lid and maybe a handful on the roof and hood. What should I do? The dents are probably too small to claim or get removed.??

What should I do?
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Originally Posted by yeung330xi
2-3 weeks ago we had a hail storm, dropping hail the size of golf balls.
Since then I have noticed dents all over the car. Majority of them on the trunk lid and maybe a handful on the roof and hood. What should I do? The dents are probably too small to claim or get removed.??

What should I do?
Claim it on your insurance and then get paintless dent removal. It happened to me in Colorado a few years back. Many cars were damaged and this is the best way to fix it. Still not too late to claim it. I had about $2500 in damage.
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I know a bunch of people that carry sheets of cardboard in their trunks just for this reason. Whenever it looked like hail was coming, they'd put the cardboard over their hood, trunk, and roof.
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I know a bunch of people that carry sheets of cardboard in their trunks just for this reason. Whenever it looked like hail was coming, they'd put the cardboard over their hood, trunk, and roof.
Whoa, how do you know when hail is coming?
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Whoa, how do you know when hail is coming?

usually my crystal ball tells me
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Then we'd better start a group buy on that thing!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by yeung330xi
2-3 weeks ago we had a hail storm, dropping hail the size of golf balls.
Since then I have noticed dents all over the car. Majority of them on the trunk lid and maybe a handful on the roof and hood. What should I do? The dents are probably too small to claim or get removed.??

What should I do?

duuuuuuuuuuude....that sux...u never told me that...lol i escaped it cause i was parked underground while hiding at work
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Originally Posted by yeung330xi
2-3 weeks ago we had a hail storm, dropping hail the size of golf balls.
Since then I have noticed dents all over the car. Majority of them on the trunk lid and maybe a handful on the roof and hood. What should I do? The dents are probably too small to claim or get removed.??

What should I do?
Try dry ice. If the dents are small and the metal not too badly stretched you might get lucky and "pop" the dents out.
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Of course if they are pretty bad it will require bodyshop work.
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