A TikTok user is going viral after sharing his highly
unconventional way to fix a damaged vehicle.
The car-fixing “hack” was shared in April by a user
who fittingly refers to himself as “RepairMan”.
In the clip, which has more than 9 million
views, RepairMan reveals his fix for a
damaged bumper: ramen noddles.
The TikToker fills a hole in his vehicle
with the noodles, then smooths them
off and covers them with spray paint.
The method appears effective in the video, falling
in line with all of the other clips on RepairMan’s
page, in which he fixes tile floors, toilets and
even sidewalks with ramen noodles.
Still, TikTok users expressed their
confusion, calling the hack “dangerous”.
“Woah there buddy,” one commenter wrote. “What
happens when it rains,” another asked. “Is this real
or am I just extremely gullible?” a third asked.
As it turns out, the solution isn’t as uncommon as it
may seem. There are several other videos of social
media users using ramen to repair everyday items.
There’s even one in which a YouTuber
checks whether a car’s bumper can actually
last after being fixed with noodles.
The answer? In that
case … sort of