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I lost control of my truck in a huge rain storm and ended up running through a bunch of bushes and into a ditch. Its a long story but I ended up denting the front bumper in a few places and I lost my eagles liscense plate. There is a dent about the size of a baseball on the front right side. I was thinking about just banging it but my brother said it would chip the paint. So I found some scratch removal stuff that nissan makes. Should I try to bang it out or is that a bad idea? And sorry I dont have any pictures...my camera broke. thanks for any help.

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got the camera to work here are the pics. It looks alot worse in person.
 

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Pictures are helpful. Is this dent on the metal part of the bumper or on the plastic part?
 

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bummer....

i would bite the bullet and have the insurance pay for the fix.
that way a body shop can fix it up good for ya.
 

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It's on the plastic part. But I think your right becasue I dont want to try doing it and screw it up.
 

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Kronos1965 said:
Best results on the method you describe is on sheet metal.

A bumper is thicker and angled.
He states that the dent is on the plastic part. I read or saw somewhere that this "should" work on plastic as well. The flex agents in the paint for plastic parts shouldn't cause paint problems. Personally, I would file an insurance claim and have this professionally resolved.
 

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bleedingbuddies said:
I lost control of my truck in a huge rain storm and ended up running through a bunch of bushes and into a ditch. Its a long story but I ended up denting the front bumper in a few places and I lost my eagles liscense plate. There is a dent about the size of a baseball on the front right side. I was thinking about just banging it but my brother said it would chip the paint. So I found some scratch removal stuff that nissan makes. Should I try to bang it out or is that a bad idea? And sorry I dont have any pictures...my camera broke. thanks for any help.

http://www.courtesyparts.com/titan/paint.html
If it's the plastic corner part of the front bumper, you can buy a new one (I went thru this myself), and have it painted for roughly $150. It's simple to remove and replace yourself. If you just dented the very corner of it, try the hairdryer and get it nice and warm...then try pushing it out from the underside. Good luck! Pics please.
 
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