Itasca Touch Up Paint
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Find Your Itasca Color and Itasca Paint CodeOften, you can call Itasca and see if they can tell you where to look for your Itasca 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 Itasca paint information.
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How To Repair Damaged Itasca Paint With Itasca Touch Up Paint
By following these Itasca paint repair directions, you can make your Itasca paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use Itasca spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your Itasca for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your Itasca with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched Itasca paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Itasca Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your Itasca with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your Itasca.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your Itasca
If you have an unpainted surface on your Itasca, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before Itasca touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the Itasca paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Itasca at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Itasca touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed Itasca paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply Itasca Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply Itasca touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of Itasca touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the Itasca 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 Itasca paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Itasca touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired Itasca Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the Itasca touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up Itasca 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 Itasca Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your Itasca 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 Itasca. Apply rubbing compound to your Itasca 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 Itasca touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best Itasca touch up paint results, let your Itasca's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
Itasca Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Itasca Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your Itasca with touch up paint, you need to decide which Itasca paint repair products to order. Itasca touch up paint pens are great for small and quick Itasca paint jobs, while Itasca spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. Itasca basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many Itasca paint chips to fix.