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PDR- Paintless dent removal

Post by SHAUN » Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:59 am

Hi Fellow detailers

Looking for some feedback from you guys,

How many of you use the service of a PDR Technician? Would you say there is a market for it to doing the course and setting up a mobile PDR business from Scratch catering for car clubs and detailers working from home etc?
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Re: PDR- Paintless dent removal

Post by SHAUN » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:34 pm

Not a single person?
2006 E92 335i * Monica
2001 Audi S3 Quattro * Suzie-Q
1999 Jetta 3 20vt 181kw 390nm * Jet-Li
2006 Caddy 1.6 low and slow * Tossa-Caddy
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Re: PDR- Paintless dent removal

Post by LoW n SloW » Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:53 pm

SHAUN wrote:Hi Fellow detailers

Looking for some feedback from you guys,

How many of you use the service of a PDR Technician? Would you say there is a market for it to doing the course and setting up a mobile PDR business from Scratch catering for car clubs and detailers working from home etc?
There definitely is a market, I for one would be ampt in striking a deal to use a forum member as a pdr technician and use it as one of the services i offer, cause i dont have the capital to go for a course as yet, but i myself want to do it
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Re: PDR- Paintless dent removal

Post by smoke.machine » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:05 pm

I made use of a pdr tech a couple of times.... cheaper and takes the stress of worrying about colour matching after panel beating...
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Re: PDR- Paintless dent removal

Post by Le Clue » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:21 pm

There is a massive market I believe...

Been talking to a few guys that do it. Minimal equipment is needed and when it gets quiet over here they pack up and go to the USA for a few months and work in their stormy season.
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Re: PDR- Paintless dent removal

Post by SHAUN » Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:45 pm

LoW n SloW wrote: There definitely is a market, I for one would be ampt in striking a deal to use a forum member as a pdr technician and use it as one of the services i offer, cause i dont have the capital to go for a course as yet, but i myself want to do it
I have been contemplating the idea for more than a year now, and I honestly never thought doing a proper course costs to much.

Then if you look at buying proper tools, not the cheapish chinese **** easily 60k+ just for that.
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1988 Bmw E30 2.9L - Written off
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Re: PDR- Paintless dent removal

Post by LoW n SloW » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:23 pm

YEA But i think n a larger scale, it pays the money back, i also wanna do the proper course, i was inspired by a guy i know, he now went abroad to continue his business ther, cause of the demand, so for me it would be detailing plus dent removal
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2000 'rolla facelift RSi (ex. miss this) - exhaust and vernier
2005 old schooled caddy (ex)
2001 'rolla RXi airbag spec (ex) - exhaust, vernier, cai
1995 vw golf 1 ((ex)
2006 seat ibiza FR 1.9 TDI (current) - cupra FMIC, straight pipe, RK mild nandos chicken sauce 132wkw, 426nm
2012 Audi A1 1.6 TDI (stock as they come)

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