Fleetwood Touch Up Paint
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Find Your Fleetwood Color and Fleetwood Paint CodeOften, you can call Fleetwood and see if they can tell you where to look for your Fleetwood color code. Ask them if they know the PPG or Dupont paint formula number if there is no color code. If you have any paint information, please fill out our contact form with your Fleetwood paint information.
Sometimes the Fleetwood color code is well hidden! Some vehicles do not have color codes so contact us with as much information as you can. We often can make these Fleetwood colors.
How To Repair Damaged Fleetwood Paint With Fleetwood Touch Up Paint
By following these Fleetwood paint repair directions, you can make your Fleetwood paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use Fleetwood spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your Fleetwood for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your Fleetwood with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched Fleetwood paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Fleetwood Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your Fleetwood with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your Fleetwood.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your Fleetwood
If you have an unpainted surface on your Fleetwood, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before Fleetwood touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the Fleetwood paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Fleetwood at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Fleetwood touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed Fleetwood paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply Fleetwood Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply Fleetwood touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of Fleetwood touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the Fleetwood 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 Fleetwood paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Fleetwood touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired Fleetwood Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the Fleetwood touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up Fleetwood 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 Fleetwood Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your Fleetwood 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 Fleetwood. Apply rubbing compound to your Fleetwood 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 Fleetwood touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best Fleetwood touch up paint results, let your Fleetwood's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
Fleetwood Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Fleetwood Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your Fleetwood with touch up paint, you need to decide which Fleetwood paint repair products to order. Fleetwood touch up paint pens are great for small and quick Fleetwood paint jobs, while Fleetwood spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. Fleetwood basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many Fleetwood paint chips to fix.