Best dent repair kits Thrifter 2020

Treat your car well, and she'll be good to you! You know that little dent has been driving you nuts for a while now. You don't really have the time to lose your car to a shop, and you don't want to spend the money to fix it. Now you don't have to. Not really, anyway. Save versus the hundreds you'd spend with a mechanic and get a dent repair kit. These can repair door dings, hail damage, and other small things on your car, fridge, and more.

Best Value: Manelord auto body dent repair tool kit

Top Pick

The dent puller uses a unique arched bridge to better adjust to the spacing. This kit is also designed to avoid damaging the original paint with high-quality rubber that won't scratch or make its own dents. Plenty of instructions for operating the kit, too, so you can remove your dents without spending hundreds.

$37 on Amazon

Most Comprehensive Kit: Gliston DIY 89-piece paintless dent repair kit

Repair dents between 0.1 inches and 10 inches. Use this kit on everything from cars to refrigerators. Includes 89 total pieces from classic tools like a Dent Lifter to LED reflector boards and a Pro Hot Melt glue gun. Takes half an hour for most dents and you won't have to take your car to the shop.

$140 at Amazon

Great Versatility: Anyyion 54-piece paintless dent repair kit

Environmentally friendly and comes with simple instructions for operating all the pieces in the kit. Includes a glue gun, dent lifter, glue sticks, rubber hammer, and more. Won't hurt the paint around the dent trying to repair it.

$66 on Amazon

Lift and Pull: BBKang 58-piece paintless dent removal repair

Works on cars, motorcycles, refrgierators, washing machines, and more. Can fix hail damage, door dings, small bonks, and more. Nothing in this kit will do additional harm like scratching the original paint. Even the glue can be easily removed with a little alcohol. Comes with a tool bag for easy storage and transport.

$50 at Amazon

Prepare for Painting: 3M Bondo dent repair kit

This is the kit you want if you don't just want to repair your dent but you want to prep and prepare the wounded area for new paint and restore it to how it used to be. Use 3M's innovative Sandpaper to cut fast. It also lasts a long time. The kit includes Bondoc Grey Primer, Glazing and Spot putty, lightweight body filler, and a tack cloth.

$32 at Amazon

Best on a Budget: G&S DIY paintless dent repair kit

The basic tools you need to remove small dents, including hail damage or door dings. Great starter kit to see if repairing at home is possible for you. The different head shapes you get are for the different shapes of dents you're likely to encounter.

$10 at Amazon

Do it yourself

That is the promise of a dent repair kit, after all. Fix the problem yourself. It's a satisfying solution to a pesky problem. Small dents might not be completely detrimental to your car's functionality, but they can be unsightly. Plus, if you ignore them they might start adding up until your car looks like it just rolled around in gravel. The great thing about these kits from Amazon is that they come with all the tools you need to fix a variety of different shapes and sizes, including glue guns and hammers and more. Gliston's 89-piece kit includes pretty much every sort of tool or different-sized head you might need to fix your car's minor problems. And you can always go with Manelord for a kit that's just as versatile although not quite as complete.

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