Fix Car Dents Yourself

DIY dent repair saves hundreds of dollars

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Angle grinder
  • Corded drill
  • Extension cord
  • Dust mask
  • Hearing protection
  • Safety glasses
  • Sanding block

You'll also need a mixing board and plastic spreader.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 24-, 80-, 180- and 320-grit sandpaper
  • Body filler
  • Finishing glaze
  • Latex gloves
  • Tack cloth
  • Wax remover