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painting lights to warm up body panels for dent removal?

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i'd like to take care of a few dents before my next G2G, and i was planning on doing the dry-ice memory trick. the problem is that it's getting cold and i don't know if i'll be able to warm it up in the sun. can i use painting lights to warm it up enough without damaging the paint, or will that be too hot?
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You know, I've been too busy to see if this works yet, but I was thinking of using a hairdryer to heat up the metal first. I have no idea what the extreme tempreture change would do to the paint. I promise that when I do this thing, I will post up and tell y'all how it worked. Or if it didn't.
cool, i think i'm going to try the paint light thing because it won't heat it up really fast. i'll also post details. now to find some dry ice!
I don't think the problem is in the heating up process, but in the immediate cool down, if you know what I mean. Also, because of the time of the season, you can probably find dry ice at your neighborhood grocery store. good luck.
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