How To Fix Automobile Panel Dents with Fire

How To Fix Car Dents with Fire

Here’s a tech tip on using an oxy/acetylene torch and a body or panel hook to help pull dents from automotive panels, demonstrated in this video on a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro.

Using heat to pull a dent out of metal is easy and simple if you have the right tools. A body hook is used to pull the dent once the quarter panel is heated up to a cherry red ball. Then letting it cool down on its own will leave you with just some minor hammer and dolly work. Controlling the amount of heat is the trick for not warping the steel…