Ducati Touch Up Paint
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How To Repair Damaged Ducati Paint With Ducati Touch Up Paint
By following these Ducati paint repair directions, you can make your Ducati paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use Ducati spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your Ducati for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your Ducati with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched Ducati paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Ducati Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your Ducati with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your Ducati.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your Ducati
If you have an unpainted surface on your Ducati, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before Ducati touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the Ducati paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Ducati at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Ducati touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed Ducati paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply Ducati Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply Ducati touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of Ducati touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the Ducati paint dry for ten to twenty minutes between coats. After the final coat, let the paint dry thoroughly before applying a clearcoat layer. Usually if you let the Ducati paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Ducati touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired Ducati Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the Ducati touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up Ducati paint, drying for ten to twenty minutes between each coat. Let the clearcoat dry overnight, or longer if temperatures are less than 70 degrees F.
6. Use Rubbing Compound to Make Your Ducati Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your Ducati touch up paint repair become smooth and shiny like the original paint. Let the clearcoat dry for at least three days, then use rubbing compound on your Ducati. Apply rubbing compound to your Ducati paint with a clean, soft cloth like an old tee shirt, but not wood products like paper towels. Place a small quantity of rubbing compound on the area where you applied Ducati touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best Ducati touch up paint results, let your Ducati's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
Ducati Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Ducati Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your Ducati with touch up paint, you need to decide which Ducati paint repair products to order. Ducati touch up paint pens are great for small and quick Ducati paint jobs, while Ducati spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. Ducati basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many Ducati paint chips to fix.