Remove Car Dent With a Lighter !




I tried this method and work very good on my old dodge.

the video remove car dent witha hair dryer and air duster

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Step 1: Heat the Dent

take a aluminium foil to protect your paint.and warm up with a lighter about 30 to 60 seconds.

Step 2: Metal Contraction

fast apply a throw of liquid air.Hot and cold contracted the metal.

Take your Air duster for computer, and turn it upside down. This way you make liquid air available.
Apply about 5 seconds

Step 3: Now the Dent Is Gone

just clean and its done .This method work good on medium dent.DonT work on polymer car. sorry :)

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    37 Discussions


    8 years ago on Introduction

    I guess this is OK for small dents and old cars.
    You can really ruin your car doing this.

    I had better luck using suction cups.
    Toilet bowl plunger works great.

    Anything that the suction cups wont fix, then take it to a shop.

    3 replies

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    I believe that is what some dent shops do, except they have specialized tools to do it. sometimes they have to drill a hole, pop it out, and fix the hole.


    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    THEY will pop them out after heating them so the paint wont crack.

    I mentioned taking it to a shop because even if you un-smash a tin can it's still not 100% lined up. Even if you do manage to make it look perfect, a lot of the metal will be weaker in areas.
    Sometimes pulling one dent can shift metal over slightly so you end up with pumper covers that look twisted
    So PSPerson is also right. They drill holes and pop them out so they are not stretching metal and making a wobbly mess of think metal.


    9 years ago on Introduction

    Could you pull out bigger dents with a flamethrower & a fire extinguisher??? Dun Dun DaHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!

    i have worked in a auto body shop for 13 years and I know if you heat up the metal enough to shape it will damage the paint

    I do not recomend any one try this

    Take Your Car To A Pro


    10 years ago on Introduction

    If you put the spraycan upside down it'll generally be (alot) colder =)

    hello, i'm french, i find air duster at my supermarket ( carrefour, auchan ... migro...) with the computer stuff close to " screen cleaning wipe", otherwise in an electronic or computer shop ( i pay 8 € for a can )


    10 years ago on Introduction

    Has anyone tried this and succeeded on hail dents? My dad's Citroen GSA Special thats in = MINT = condition even after 25 years of daily use just got MASHED UP by a hail storm.

    He had just painted it a month ago, did all the detailing and rebuilt the dashboard from failed instruments and it looked like a spaceship!


    11 years ago on Introduction

    i tried this and it didnt work for me. yes my cars body is made of metal, but no i didnt use a straw for a concentrated spray stream. i think this is where i went wrong. also my dent is about 2 times bigger/deeper than the one shown. would this technique work for a dent of that size?

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    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Need more heat and a really concentrated stream of Co2 from the can. But should work on a larger dent. If it's a thinner car metal and not a big ol' truck thick metal.


    10 years ago on Introduction

    I cant get this to work. I've tried it a bunch of times.


    11 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks Olivier. I bought the spray from Office Centre. Unfortunately, removing the dent in my car using this method didn't work (used a hair dryer).... :(